ELT Calendar for May 2001

May 12th (Saturday) 2001

Essential Internet Activities for the Language Classroom: Four Lessons Learned from Experience
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Nathan Edwards, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Phonics
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Lynda Yoshida
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Using American and British Movies and TV Programmes for Learning English and Its Culture
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Lyudmila Fudzikata
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

CUE 2001 Conference: Developing Autonomy (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: over 40 speakers over 2 days
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

May 13th (Sunday) 2001

Introducing Public Elementary School English and the Monbusho Handbook
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Two presentations by Joe Lauer
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Joe Lauer, Hiroshima University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Problem solving as a Means of Oral and Written Expression through Role-Play
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Nathalie Lewis
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

CUE 2001 Conference: Developing Autonomy (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: over 40 speakers during 2 days
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

May 19th (Saturday) 2001

Hands on in the LL: Practical Ways to Utilize Language Lab Technologies
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tsuchiya Maiko, Val Maxwell, and Takeno Shigeru, Miyazaki Municipal University
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Elementary School Education
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Adele Yamada
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

JALT Hokkaido Conference: "Excellence in Language Education" (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: 36 presentations
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

May 20th (Sunday) 2001

The Silent Way
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Noriko Ross
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Language Teaching Options and Ideas
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mark Rossiter, Thomson Learning
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Correcting Students - Issues and Techniques
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Jim Smiley
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Learning Languages as a Way of Experiencing Different Cultures
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Monica Bargigli
Organization: Fukui Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

Computer-based TOEFL: Are You Prepared?
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Andrew Tope, Pearson Education Japan
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gunma City, Gunma Prefecture

Self Assessment
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Gregory Anderson, Kwansei Gakuin University
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Getting Ready for Speech and Debate
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Charles LeBeau, co-author of Discover Debate and Getting Ready for Speech
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Two presentations: (1) Global Issues, and (2) Raising Money For Charity
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Brian Teaman, Hiroshima University (2) Adam Beck, Hiroshima International School
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

JALT Hokkaido Conference: "Excellence in Language Education" (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: 36 presentations
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

May 25th (Friday) 2001

Annual Suwako Charity Walk
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: a forum with three speakers
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

May 26th (Saturday) 2001

JALTCALL2001 Conference - The Changing Face of CALL: Emerging Technologies, Emerging Pedagogies (day 1 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Over 85 presentations during the two day conference
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Ohta City, Gunma Prefecture

Second Language Acquisition Differences Between Child and Adult Learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Jerry Miller, Tohoku University of Art and Design
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

NLP Rapport in EFL Classrooms: Practical Applications
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Hiser, Kansai Gaidai University
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

May 27th (Sunday) 2001

JALTCALL2001 Conference - The Changing Face of CALL: Emerging Technologies, Emerging Pedagogies (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Over 85 presentations during the two day conference
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Ohta City, Gunma Prefecture

Dramatizing in the Classroom: Using Drama Techniques to Enhance Your Classes
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Shimizu Akiko and Mary Burkitt
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Games and Activities for Children and Junior High Students
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ Odawara (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Conversational Storytelling in the Language Class
Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Speaker: Bob Jones
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

The Three Keys to Unlocking Culture: Perception, Perception, Perception!
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ray Donahue, Nagoya Gakuin University
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

TBA
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Robert Kirkpatrick, Prefectural University of Kumamoto
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Using Self-Access in a Japanese Junior High School
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Raymond Wong
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Classroom Management and Activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ Kagoshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Storytelling in the ESL classroom
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Sean Gaffney, Nagoya City University
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Developing Discourse Competence Through Storytelling
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Paul Doyon, Asahi University
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

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