ELT Calendar for September 2001

September 6th (Thursday) 2001

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Hakkodate City, Hokkaido Prefecture

September 8th (Saturday) 2001

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Teaching English in an EFL Context
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Integrating Skills for Success in Learning with Tapestry
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Alastair Lamond, Thomson Learning Japan
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

The Kinokuniya / Oxford University Press Jido Eigo Forum
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, Setsuko Toyama, Richard Graham, and William Jasprizza
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Project Work for the University- Based Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Joe Tomei, Kumamoto Gakuen Daigaku
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 9th (Sunday) 2001

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture

The Kinokuniya / Oxford University Press Jido Eigo Forum
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, Setsuko Toyama, Richard Graham, and William Jasprizza
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

My Share Brunch
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Essential Internet Activities for the Language Classroom: Four Lessons Learned from Experience
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Nathan Edwards, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Super Kids: Super Speakers
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Cossu and Katherine MacKay
Organization: Kumamoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

September 14th (Friday) 2001

JACET 40th Annual Convention (day 1 of 3)
Time: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

September 15th (Saturday) 2001

Today is Respect for the Aged Day (Keirou-no-hi)

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Kinokuniya / Oxford University Press Jido Eigo Forum
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, Setsuko Toyama, Richard Graham, and William Jasprizza
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Introduction to the Sociology of Education
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Yuko Kawanishi, Temple University
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JACET 40th Annual Convention (day 2 of 3)
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:40 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

September 16th (Sunday) 2001

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

The Kinokuniya / Oxford University Press Jido Eigo Forum
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, Setsuko Toyama, Richard Graham, and William Jasprizza
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Alphabet Starters Gets the Kids Going
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Derek Mackrell, Thomson Learning
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Paraphrasing: What's New? What's Old? What Works?
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: William Teweles, Kwansei Gakuin University
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Halloween 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

Money, Politics and Education: English in South Africa
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Stefaan Steyn
Organization: Fukui Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

Teaching Young Children
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kobayashi Rumiko, Matsuka Phonics Institute
Organization: Kanazawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Raising Japanese-English Bilingual Children in Japan.
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joe Lauer, Adam Beck, Susan Meiki, Kato Kumiko, David M. Mosher
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Japanese Language Proficiency Testing
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chie Yamane
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

JACET 40th Annual Convention (day 3 of 3)
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido 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: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 22nd (Saturday) 2001

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Introduction to the Sociology of Education
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Yuko Kawanishi, Temple University
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Teaching at the Elementary and Junior High School Levels
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Shintaro Yamasuso, Brain Pendersen
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Teaching Debate
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Dominic Marini, Fukuoka International University
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 23rd (Sunday) 2001

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

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

Halloween Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Materials and Activities for Elementary, Junior High and High School Classrooms
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Habbick, Oxford University Press Nagoya
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Halloween Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Halloween Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Osaka City, Osaka 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: Nagoya City, Aichi 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

September 24th (Monday) 2001

Today is Autumnal Equinox (Shuubun-no-hi, Observed)

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

September 28th (Friday) 2001

Introducing Public Elementary School English and the Monbusho Handbook
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

September 29th (Saturday) 2001

Marathon Mouth Edition 5
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Paul Shimizu, Intercom Press
Organization: Jelly Beans Educational
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

The Other Hokkaido: Gender, Diversity and Minorities (day 1of 2)
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Over 40 speakers from nine different countries
Organization: Gender Awareness in Language Education Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

September 30th (Sunday) 2001

LATEM Annual Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

What is Extensive Reading with Graded Readers
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Jeff Herman, Oxford University Press
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Teaching Children Miniconference
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Katherine Mackay, Yukie Kawaguchi, Tom Merner and more.
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Teaching Children Miniconference
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Katherine Mackay, Yukie Kawaguchi, Tom Merner and more.
Organization: Teaching Younger Learners Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Adapting CALL to a Wide Range of Learner Levels and Learning Styles
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Cheryl Martens, Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Getting Students to Express Themselves
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Derek Mackrell, Thomson Learning
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gunma City, Gunma Prefecture

Triumphs and Catastrophes in the Language Classroom: Some Cultural Considerations
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Peter Simpson MA (TESOL)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

The Other Hokkaido: Gender, Diversity and Minorities (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Speaker: Over 40 speakers from nine different countries
Organization: Gender Awareness in Language Education Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Activities, Songs, & Chants for Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Habbick, Oxford University Press
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

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