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Lectures on Second Language Teaching
Internationally recognized TESOL author and educator Jack Richards will give two presentations:
- "What Makes a Good Language Teacher?" at 5:00 p.m.
- Reception with light refreshments at 6:00 p.m.
- "Language Teaching in Changing Times" at 6:30 p.m.
Professor Jack Richards is an internationally renowned applied linguist, teacher educator, textbook author and specialist in the teaching of English as a second language (TESOL). He has written numerous books and articles on language teaching methodology and teacher training as well as many classroom texts, including the best-selling series Interchange (which has sold over 40 million copies world-wide).
Professor Richards has held positions at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, City University of Hong Kong and the University of Hawaii. He is currently an honorary professor at the University of Sydney in Australia.