April is the start of the school year in Japan, for all levels of education. It is also the time when people start new jobs and move home. A basic rule of nature in regards to the school year: when the plum trees blossom in February-March, students are taking entrance exams and/or attending graduation ceremonies. When the cherry trees blossom, students are attending enrollment/matriculation ceremonies, and classes for the spring term commence.
MICOLLAC 2016 MATERIALS LINKS
1. MICOLLAC 2016 Presentation Materials: Writing Textbook Extract (Unit 6 Film Review Essay)
2. MICOLLAC 2016 Paper: Teaching Writing to Beginning-level Learners (Content of Presentation in Paper Form, with Appendix of Bonus Templates, etc.)