Teacher Training

Basic Reading & Writing Workshop

Learn how to teach basic phonics easily through gestures and sound subtraction.  The short vowels can be used to read 3 letter words immediately.  Consonant sounds can be learned in just a few short lessons. Come and learn how to do it and teach basic reading skills, too!

Attend our Basic Reading and Writing Seminars and find out how to use the MAT METHOD to teach and review reading and writing skills as systematically and effectively as listening and speaking. We look at the best way to teach the alphabet, sentences and paragraphs and also at the most effective ways to handle picture cards, and manage class time and your students.

If you are planning to teach reading & writing, or have problems in teaching these skills, we invite you to join our Basic Reading and Writing Workshop!

LEVEL 1

Teach Reading & Writing systematically as Listening & Speaking using the MAT METHOD. You will learn new and unique MAT techniques to teach the alphabet, words, sentences and paragraphs.
You will also experience how to handle cards, class time, and students, as well as many tips to help you review effectively.
If you are planning to teach reading & writing, or have problems in teaching these skills, we invite you to join this workshop!

In response to the many requests from teachers, we now 2 parts to the former Level 1 workshop.
For those who have already taken Level 1, be sure to come to Part 2 for more ways teach!

Part 1

Covers the basics of teaching phonics and reading & writing in a unique way with the MAT METHOD.
Teach short vowel sounds with gestures, consonants with sound subtractions. Find out how to teach words and sentences. 
Get lots of ideas to make teaching phonics fun and lively!

Part 2

Covers expansion and usage of basic phonics. 
Learn how you can vary your lessons and get ideas for using reading cards effectively. 
Get practical ideas for practices and activities.

LEVEL 2

Comprehensive coverage of MAT Phonics. We cover techniques that should enable your students to read and write sentences from Junior High School textbooks.

*Participants are requested to buy Reading & Writing Teacher's Set and Student's Workbook.

LEVE 1

Text: MAT Basic Reading and Writing Series Teacher's Set Level 1 18,270yen*
Student's Workbook 893yen*
Tax included

LEVEL 2

Text: MAT Basic Reading and Writing Series Teacher's Set Level 2 11,445yen*
Student's Workbook 872yen*
Tax included

How to Apply

  1. Please check the date of the seminar you would like to attend.
  2. Please fill out the following form.
  3. Meetings may be canceled if there are less than 10 participants.
    Reserve at least one week in advance.

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