August 2021 Event
Date: August 8th, 2021
Time: 14:30 - 16:00
Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87302571742?pwd=TjNaTUE4alFFcjM0UFZVaUJzODhuQT09
Meeting ID: 873 0257 1742
Enhancing learners’ intercultural awareness and linguistic politeness: Rethinking instruction for pragmatic translanguaging
Presenter: Dr. Noriko Ishihara
In this interactive workshop, we will first discuss through an activity what linguistic politeness is and why it is important for effective intercultural communication in a second language. Instruction on these topics can be complicated for an international language (e.g., English) when we consider how diversified it has become in today’s globalization. Through collaborative analysis of authentic samples of intercultural interactions, we will explore possible ways to teach and learn pragmatics with translingual hybridity in mind.
Noriko Ishihara, Ph.D. is Professor of Applied Linguistics and (T)EFL at Hosei University in Tokyo and facilitates language teachers' professional development courses in Japan, online, and elsewhere with a special focus on L2 pragmatics and intercultural communication. She serves as a researcher in applied linguistics, teacher of English as an additional language, and language teacher educator, while working to bridge peace linguistics and critical awareness of equity and diversity in the arts-based language learning/teaching.
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