ELT Calendar for July 2001

July 1st (Sunday) 2001

Teacher Training Course
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Yamaguchi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture

Introducing Public Elementary School English and the Monbusho Handbook
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

The Three-Step Auditory Comprehension Approach
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Yukio Takefuta, Bunkyo Women's University
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

July 7th (Saturday) 2001

Team Teaching or Mission Impossible?
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Karen Masatsugu, Kwassui Women's College
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

July 8th (Sunday) 2001

Options and Frameworks in Lesson Planning
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Josh Kurzweil, Kansai University and Brian Long, Kyoto Gaidai
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Mini-conference on Lifelong Learning: From K3 and Beyond
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Yamaoka Tamiko, Yuri Kuno, Tom Merner, Michelle Nagashima, Elin Melchior and others
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

In and Around London As I Know It
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Paula Stapely, Geos Language System
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Vocabulary Building
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Sonia Yoshitake-Strain
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

Karaoke Day: Using Songs in the English-Language Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Tom Anderson
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

A Task Based Approach to Using Video in Content Courses
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Evelyn J. Naoumi, Meiji University
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

New Directions in ELT in the 21st Century
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Roger Davies, Ehime University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Applying the three R's to teaching: Recycling, Reusing and Reducing
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Mathew White
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 13th (Friday) 2001

Implementing Group Learner Self Evaluation Video
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Peter Wanner
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 14th (Saturday) 2001

Teaching Middle and High School Students
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Alastair Lamond, Thomson Learning Japan
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

2 presentations: (1) Phonetics, (2) TOEIC Scores
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Larry Walker, (2) Gary Clendennen
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Broadening Horizons: Exploring Gender Issues in the Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Kathleen Brown
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Collaborative, Student-Centered Activity: Does it work in language classrooms in Japan?
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Miki Niiyama
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 15th (Sunday) 2001

Start Them Out and Keep Them Going
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Aleda Krause, author of SuperKids and SuperTots
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Annual JALT Kanazawa Summer Picnic
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: none
Organization: Kanazawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Star Taxi
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Theo Steckler, Ian Frankly, and Marc Sheffner of Drama Works
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

July 22nd (Sunday) 2001

Running a Private English Language School
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Rod Deering
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

How to Develop Confidence in English Pronunciation
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Takashi Shimaoka
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gunma City, Gunma Prefecture

July 28th (Saturday) 2001

Global Links: English for International Business
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Keith Adams, Tohoku Gakuin University, co-author of Workplace English: Office/Travel File
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

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