RIAN DAVIS -

EXTRA CURRICULAR SPEAKING ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE FLUENCY : LANGUAGE LEARNING

This presentation discusses the results of action research conducted on freshman university students aged 18-19 during the 2018 fall semester and explains the rationale for speaking activities held outside the classroom in any language instructional setting regardless of level. The presentation also discusses the results from surveys conducted in classes where students have used outside activities to enhance target language proficiency.

Rian Davis currently teaches at Kwansei Gakuin University in Osaka Japan. Before he has taught at Kansai Gaidai University and Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. His research interests include student motivation, psycho-linguistics, teacher development and extra-curricular speaking activities.