ELT Calendar for November 2001

November 1st (Thursday) 2001

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 3rd (Saturday) 2001

Today is Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

Tokyo English Language Book Fair 2001 (Day 1 of 2)
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: 65 presentations
Organization: Tokyo English Language Book Fair
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Focus on Form in English Teaching: Integrating Meaning and Form
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Sean Izumi, Sophia University
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Pragmatics and Language Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Jenny Thomas, University of Wales
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Role of Modern Language Teaching in Higher Education
Time: 2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Richard J. Towell, Head of School of Languages, University of Salford
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 4th (Sunday) 2001

Certificate in Teaching Japanese Students (Fall course)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Maurice Jamall, Rob Waring, Joseph Shaules
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Tokyo English Language Book Fair 2001 (Day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: 65 presentations
Organization: Tokyo English Language Book Fair
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 9th (Friday) 2001

Teacher training & development for teachers of English in junior and senior high schools
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 10th (Saturday) 2001

Intonation of Non-Native Speakers
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: H. Matsui, Yonezawa Joshi Tandai
Organization: Tohoku Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Pragmatics and Language Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Jenny Thomas, University of Wales
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 11th (Sunday) 2001

Study Group meeting
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Certificate in Teaching Japanese Students (Fall course)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Maurice Jamall, Rob Waring, Mark O'Neil
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Oxford Kid's Club Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Kathy Kampa
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Basic Reading and Writing Workshop Level 1
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsuko Kajiya
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

How to Improve Strategic Interaction
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Miura Takashi, School of Education, Shizuoka University
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Denver and Colorado in Every Possible Term
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Alissa Clein, Yamagata Prefectural Board of Education
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 16th (Friday) 2001

Measuring School Achievement as Part of the Development of the Educational System of the Philippines in the 21st Century
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Raul C. Laborte, Emilio Ramos National High School, Davao City, the Philippines
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

November 17th (Saturday) 2001

English Teaching Development in Vietnam
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Nguyen thi Hoai An, a featured speaker at JALT 2001
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

The Language Of Literature
(JACET Kyoto Seminar 2001, day 1 of 2)

Time: 1:00 PM - 7:20 PM
Speaker: Mick Short, Yoshifumi Saito, Noriko Inoue, Masanori Toyota
Organization: Kansai Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Lesson Planning By Threads
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Tessa Woodward
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Reading Strategies
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Anne Burns, Macquarie University in Australia
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Togane City, Chiba Prefecture

University Entrance Exams, An Analysis
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Y. Hamaoka, Waseda Daigaku
Organization: Kanto Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Measuring School Achievement as Part of the Development of the Educational System of the Philippines in the 21st Century
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Raul C. Laborte, Emilio Ramos National High School, Davao City, the Philippines
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Nellie's First Annual ELT Workshop Extravaganza
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Greg Cossu, Jim Swan, Mikiko Nakamoto and others
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 18th (Sunday) 2001

The Language Of Literature
(JACET Kyoto Seminar 2001, day 2 of 2)

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mick Short, Akira Kawabata, Nozomi Hayashi, Barbara Hyde, and more
Organization: Kansai Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Planning Your Conference Visit (and chapter elections)
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: various
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Using Target Language in Beginner Learner Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Liam Morgan, University of Technology, Sydney
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Stimulus Based Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Tessa Woodward
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Measuring School Achievement as Part of the Development of the Educational System of the Philippines in the 21st Century
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Raul C. Laborte, Emilio Ramos National High School, Davao City, the Philippines
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Beyond Intuition: Getting Started in Action Research
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Anne Burns, Macquarie University in Australia
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Activities and Phonics
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Sharon Abe, Stephen Brivati
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

Nellie's First Annual ELT Workshop Extravaganza
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Greg Cossu, Roger Barnard, Keiko Abe-Ford, and others
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 19th (Monday) 2001

Teaching Speaking: renewing our perspectives through discourse
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Anne Burns, Macquarie University in Australia
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Stimulus Based Teaching
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Tessa Woodward
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

November 20th (Tuesday) 2001

Lesson Planning By Threads
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Tessa Woodward
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Teaching Speaking: renewing our perspectives through discourse
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Anne Burns, Macquarie University in Australia
Organization: Kumamoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

Measuring School Achievement as Part of the Development of the Educational System of the Philippines in the 21st Century
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Raul C. Laborte, Emilio Ramos National High School, Davao City, the Philippines
Organization: Kumamoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

November 21st (Wednesday) 2001

Measuring School Achievement as Part of the Development of the Educational System of the Philippines in the 21st Century
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Raul C. Laborte, Emilio Ramos National High School, Davao City, the Philippines
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

November 22nd (Thursday) 2001

PAC3 at JALT2001: A Language Odyssey (Pre-Conference Workshop Day)
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Several featured speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 23rd (Friday) 2001

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

Teacher training & development for teachers of English in junior and senior high schools
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Nellie's Odyssey Party at the JALT National Conference 2001
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: It's a party!
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

PAC3 at JALT2001: A Language Odyssey (Day 1 of 3)
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Hundreds of speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

JALT Junior 2001 (Day 1 of 3)
A conference for teachers of children

Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: A wide range of speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 24th (Saturday) 2001

Reach Out 2001: Asian Youth Forum Cross-Cultural Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organization: Seinan Jo Gakuin's Junior College Cross Cultural Seminar
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

PAC3 at JALT2001: A Language Odyssey (Day 2 of 3)
Time: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Hundreds of speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

JALT Junior 2001 (Day 2 of 3)
A conference for teachers of children

Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: An enormous range of speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 25th (Sunday) 2001

Discourse as a Solution to the Teaching of Requisite English
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lorne Spry
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Christmas Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

PAC3 at JALT2001: A Language Odyssey (Day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: hundreds of speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

JALT Junior 2001 (Day 3 of 3)
A conference for teachers of children

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: A fantastic range of speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 27th (Tuesday) 2001

Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium, NLPRS (day 1 of 3)
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:40 PM
Speaker: Julia Hirschberg, Jun-ichi Tsujii, Robert Dale, Gary Geunbae Lee and more.
Organization: Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 28th (Wednesday) 2001

Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium, NLPRS (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Julia Hirschberg, Jun-ichi Tsujii, Robert Dale, Gary Geunbae Lee and more.
Organization: Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 29th (Thursday) 2001

Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium, NLPRS (Day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:45 PM
Speaker: Julia Hirschberg, Jun-ichi Tsujii, Robert Dale, Gary Geunbae Lee and more.
Organization: Natural Language Processing Pacific Rim Symposium
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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