ELT Calendar for July 2002

July 4th (Thursday) 2002

Current Controversies and Some Conjectures
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

CTI - Computer Telephony Integration
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Kaz Saruwatari, Planetworks
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Study Group meeting: Teaching small classes and activities
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

July 6th (Saturday) 2002

Salt Lake City
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Rawlins, Brigham Young University
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Exploring Varieties of English in the Foreign Language Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Kathleen Yamane, Eichi (Sapientia) University
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Bilingualism and Bunko
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Frances Causer
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Current Controversies and Some Conjectures
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 7th (Sunday) 2002

Teaching English to Children
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Workshop: Improving Communication Skills
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Leonie Falland
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

The Historical and Future Directions of English in the Japanese Educational System
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Mr. Takenada (Elementary School Principal)
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

July 13th (Saturday) 2002

Storytelling in Teaching English
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Charles Kowalski
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Seminars for English Language Teachers (Nellie's Seminar Series)
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

How to Make and Use Video Files for Teaching and Learning on the Internet
Time: 1:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Kobayashi Etsuo
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching Culture
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Discussion facilitated by Helen Korengold
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Current Issues in Task-Based Language Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Speaker: Michael Long, University of Hawaii Manoa
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Principles for CALL Design
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Speaker: Catherine Doughty, University of Hawaii Manoa
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Deconstructing TLT, Part II
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Various members (Moderator - Kimiko Murata)
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Global Education: Voices from the Invisible World
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: John Small, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 14th (Sunday) 2002

Conversational Storytelling in the Language Class
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Bob Jones
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

How to Teach English to Children More Actively
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Nagano Yoshimi and Nakatsuka Junko
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Complementing Competencies: Encouraging the Integrated Acquisition of Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing Skills in Second Language
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Stefaan Steyn
Organization: Fukui Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

Storytelling in Language Teaching
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Charles Kowalski
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Teaching Writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Oliver Bayley, Oxford University Press
Organization: Kanazawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Can Teaching Culture in the EFL/ESL Classroom Be Harmful?
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Michael Guest
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

What EFL Teachers Can Do to Stop the Spread of AIDS in Japan
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Louise Haynes, Nanzan University
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Language as Social Cooperation and Implied Meanings
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Richard Blight, Ehime University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Toastmasters
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mr. Kinley, Installation Business Management Officer at the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, and Advanced Toastmaster
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Okinawa JALT Annual Family Picnic
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Executive Board (to talk about JALT Okinawa's future goals)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

Teaching Phonics to Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Speaker: Kimiko Hiramatsu, Education Network
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

Study Group meeting: Teaching small classes and activities
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

July 19th (Friday) 2002

Seminars for English Language Teachers (Nellie's Seminar Series)
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 31st (Wednesday) 2002

Addressing Individual Differences through Educational Technology (conference, day 1 of 3)
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kanto Chapter
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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