June 6 2015 conference details

June 6th, 2015

2nd Conference on
Critical, Constructive assessment of the CEFR

at Tokai University, Takanawa Campus
(near Tokyo, Shinagawa)

Room 4201: Building no. 4, Second floor

Conference chair: Naoyuki Naganuma and Maria Gabriela Schmidt

Keynote speaker: Yukio Tono "CEFR-J"


10:00-10:30 Opening: Introduction of the Kaken Project

10:30-11:30 Keynote speaker

 Prof. Yukio TONO (CEFR-J, TUFS)

From CAN-DO to Classroom:

How to pedagogically contextualize the CEFR-J

Yukio Tono leads the research group of the CEFR-J, and is based at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS). This talk will introduce the CEFR-J, and go on to discuss several related topcis including corpus-based reference level descriptions, the alignment of English textbooks to CEFR-J descriptors, the annotation of NHK English database using the CEFR-J, and the use of the CEFR-J at TUFS.

11:30-12:30 Discussion panel including Prof. Tono, and CriConCef members:

Progression of CEFR-based teaching and learning in Japan

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13:30-15:40 Workshops

13:30-14:30 <Workshop 1> ‘The CEFR-J in Practice’

Resources handout here

Jack Bower & Yukio Tono

14:40-15:40 <Workshop 2> ‘CEFR(-J) Resources'

Naoyuki Naganuma, Fergus O'Dwyer & Yukio Tono

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16:00 – 17:00 Presentations, with Discussion: 

CEFR-based implementation in the classroom

(15 minutes each with 10 minutes discussion)

This conference is entirely FREE of charge. 

If you have any questions, please contact the conference chair:

Maria Gabriela Schmidt <flpsig[_@_]gmail.com>   replace [_@_] by simple @


This conference is funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (project no.26370624)

from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.


In cooperation with JALT Tokyo, West Tokyo, and Yokohama Chapters & JALT CUE SIG.

(Updated May 24th, 2015 MGS)
Maria Gabriela Schmidt,
23 May 2015, 21:09