Title: Trends in Grammar: The Critical Role of Listening in a Grammar Class
Abstract summary: Of the four language skills, listening has received the least attention in English instruction, yet, its role is vital, particularly in the grammar class. Stacy Hagen will talk about recent research in listening, discuss the importance of teaching decoding skills, and show why listening belongs at all levels of a grammar curriculum.
Presenter: Stacy A. Hagen
Stacy Hagen is author/co-author of numerous textbooks in the areas of listening, grammar, writing, speaking, and pronunciation. In 2004, she became co-author of the Azar-Hagen grammar series and has since worked full-time on the textbooks. Prior to that, she was a classroom teacher for 20 years as well as an administrator and teacher trainer. In addition to writing, Stacy enjoys creating YouTube videos to help learners around the world understand authentic speech.
Date: March 4, 2014
Time: 3:00 - 4:00pm EST