ELT Calendar for June 2001

June 2nd (Saturday) 2001

Another Insight into the Practice of Law in the United States
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: John Nelms, Yamagata Broadcasting
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

June 3rd (Sunday) 2001

Go to the JACET Conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Several quality speakers
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Getting Students to Express Themselves
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Derek Mackrell, Thomson Learning
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 9th (Saturday) 2001

Weekend Chapter Retreat with presentations (Day 1 of 2)
Time: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Brendan Lyons and other chapter members
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

The Diary of Anne Frank
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Leona Kanter, Chair of the Sociology Department at Mercer University
Organization: Seinan Jo Gakuin's Junior College Cross Cultural Seminar
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Ten Reasons Why Not to Teach Culture in the Language Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Guest, Miyazaki Medical College
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 10th (Sunday) 2001

Drama and EFL
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker: Theo Steckler, DramaWorks
Organization: East Shikoku Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture

Drama Works
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Carl Nommensen
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Classroom Rubrics: How to Increase Authentic Student-Student Communication in the Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Dave Hough
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Understanding Context and Language: a Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: John McAndrew and Paula McAndrew, Siebold University of Nagasaki
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagayo City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Worthwhile, Exciting Class Projects: Video Exchanges
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Joyce Cunningham, Ibaraki University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Forty Years of Teaching English in Japan: Progress or Stasis
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: C. Lee Colegrove
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gunma City, Gunma Prefecture

Weekend Chapter Retreat with presentations (Day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Brendan Lyons and other chapter members
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

June 15th (Friday) 2001

Using the Internet in Classes without a Computer
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dr Tom Robb
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 16th (Saturday) 2001

Japan's Sakoku Defense Against English
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Marshall R. Childs
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Content-Based Language Instruction Methods
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Albert Evans, Erin Livingston, and Sylvan Payne of Miyazaki International College
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Introducing Public Elementary School English and the Monbusho Handbook
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Organization: Kumamoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

June 17th (Sunday) 2001

Task-based Learning
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Johan Glick, Longman Publishing; Don Ogawa, Longman Publishing
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Study Group meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

My Share
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: All attendees
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Introducing Public Elementary School English and the Monbusho Handbook
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Conversational Storytelling
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Jones, REJ English House
Organization: Kanazawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Developing a Conversational Syllabus
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Josh Kurzweil, Kansai University
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Extensive Reading with Graded Readers: Reading Beyond the Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jeffrey Herman, Oxford University Press
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Content-based programs for General L2 Programs
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Trudie Heiman
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

June 23rd (Saturday) 2001

Testing In the Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Watanabe Yoshinori, Akita National University
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

June 24th (Sunday) 2001

Teaching Culture Through Children's Literature
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Susan Unher, Morioka University
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Pragmatics Miniconference
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: See the website for the list of speakers
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Star Taxi
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Marc Sheffner and Theo Steckler, DramaWorks
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

English Teaching and Learning on the Internet - Current Status and Future Issues
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Anthony Crooks, Miyagi Univeristy of Education
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Assessing Film Clips for Language Acquisition and Cultural Understanding
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Steve Quasha, Gifu Shoutoku University
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

What Do You Mean By "Native-like Pronunciation"?
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Hayakawa Yasukiyo and Shibata Miki
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

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