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On September 15th, 2018, An Giang University organized the workshop on “Extensive Reading for Raising Language Proficiency” for its teaching staff and students.

The workshop attracted the interest and attendance of several lecturers from different faculties in the university and over 50 students of English Language and English Teacher Education. The presenter of the event, Thomas N. Robb, Ph.D., Department of English, Kyoto Sangyo University (Japan) enthusiastically shared his knowledge and experience in the field of teaching English and a variety of extensive reading activities or techniques to enhance the language proficiency for English majors as well as for English learners at different levels. The presenter also specially emphasized on the discussion about opportunities and challenges of implementing or applying Extensive Reading course into the English Education and Training Program. Moreover, Dr. Thomas N. Robb also shared with the attendants the MReader, an internet-based tool which allows English teachers and students to verify that they have read and understood their reading.

Người tham dự thực hành kỹ năng đọc mở rộng tại Hội thảo
The participants practicing an extensive reading technique at the workshop

 

TS. Thomas N. Robb giải thích về công cụ MReader
Dr. Thomas N. Robb interpreting the MReader Levels

Following the presenter’s sharing and demonstration of the techniques, the attendants had opportunities to work in groups, relating their own experience in teaching or learning English, discussing how they would apply the new knowledge, particularly that of Extensive Reading course, and what problems they might face in their own circumstances. By the end of the event, many of the participants highly appreciated the effectiveness of the workshop as well as the new knowledge that Dr. Thomas N. Robb shared with them.

TS. Thomas N. Rob - giảng viên Khoa tiếng Anh của Trường Đại học Kyoto Sangyo, báo cáo viên của Hội thảo
Dr. Thomas N. Robb, Department of English, Kyoto Sangyo University, presenting at the workshop

 

Cô Trương Thị Thanh Nga – Trưởng Bộ môn Ngôn ngữ học và dịch thuật tặng quà lưu niệm cho TS. Dr. Thomas N. Robb
Mrs. Truong Thi Thanh Nga, Head of the Department of English Language and Translation, presenting a souvenir to Dr. Thomas N. Robb

In acknowledgement of his contributions to the workshop, the organizer, An Giang University, presented Dr. Thomas N. Robb a gift as souvenir for his outstanding and useful presentations about the field of extensive reading and language proficiency. On behalf of the organizing committee, Mrs. Le Hai Yen, Deputy Head of the External Relations Office expressed the gratitude to him and the hope for chance of co-operating with Kyoto Sangyo University in the future.

Cô Lê Hải Yến – Phó Trưởng phòng Quan hệ đối ngoại gửi lời cảm ơn TS. Thomas N. Robb và các thành viên tham dự
Ms. Le Hai Yen, Deputy Head of the External Relations Office, expressing gratitude to Dr. Thomas N. Robb and the participants

 

TS. Dr. Thomas N. Robb cùng các giảng viên và sinh viên tham dự Hội thảo
Dr. Thomas N. Robb and the lecture and student participants at the workshop

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