Prof. Kindt’s Website



Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS)

School of Contemporary International Studies (SCIS)

Dept of English and Contemporary Society (DECS)

NUFS Library

Speaking for Core English (SCE)

Speaking (I) A  •  Speaking (I) B

Communication Skills

Communication Skills 1  •  Communication Skills 2

Seminar Program

Special Seminar 1  •  Special Seminar 2

Special Seminar 3  •  Special Seminar 4

NUFS World Liberal Arts (WLA)

Culture & Communication


Action Research • Curriculum Design

Materials Development & Classroom Dynamics

Qualitative Research Methods


Nanzan University

Creative Writing

Nagoya University

JUACEP  Academic Presentation Skills syllabus

International University Japan (IUJ)

Teacher Education Program (TEP)


This website is for students and teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), particularly those in Speaking for Core English, Communication Skills, and the seminar program in the Department of English and Contemporary Society (DECS) and graduate students in the MA•TESOL at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (NUFS).

This site is also home of Tools for Increasing Proficiency in Speaking (TIPS), a textbook based on a collection of tools and procedures for increasing students’ speaking skills. These include conversation cards, extended example conversations, recursive practice, recording conversations, and follow-up activities such as transcription, correction, summary, and self-evaluation.