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Ibaraki JALT Chapter October 2019 Meeting (Tsukuba)

October 2019 Chapter Meeting Date:   Saturday, October 5 th , 2019 Venue:   Tsukuba Gakuin University, Tsukuba Directions: Doors open:  9:30 Morning Program:   10:00 – 12:00 Title:   A Glance at English Education in Iran and Turkey Presenter:   Abdollah Dodangeh, Tsukuba Gakuin University   Summary:   In our discussion, I will address the place of the teaching/learning English language in Iran and Turkey from a social and cultural perspective. English language teaching in public and private institutions will be briefly discussed.   Grammatical and phonetic affinities between Persian, Turkish and English languages will also be touched upon. Families' enthusiasm in educating their children at an early age, the value of English language skills in the community, the function of the English language in the labor market, and its impact on securing a better career for new generations will be focused on. Finally, examples of research topics related to