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The ACTFL Writing Proficiency Guidelines Familiarization Workshop

Saturday, May 4, 2013
Thompson 101

Language: Japanese

Presenter: Professor Suwako Watanabe, Portland State University

Date: Saturday, May 4th

Registration and light breakfast: 8:30-8:50

Workshop: 9-4

Registration Fee: $30

This workshop will be led by Professor Suwako Watanabe of Portland State University and conducted in Japanese.  This is intended as  an introduction to the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines – Writing (Revised 2001), this workshop introduces participants to the major and minor level descriptors and the criteria for assigning a global writing proficiency rating. Participants explore a variety of writing tasks across levels of proficiency, evaluate language samples based on the criteria as described in the Guidelines, and design appropriate writing activities and writing assessment prompts at the four major levels.

Registration is limited to 35 applicants. Space is limited; please register early.

The event is organized by the Japanese Program in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature with financial support provided by the East Asia Center and the UW Japan Studies Program.