ELT Calendar for November 2002

November 4th (Monday) 2002

Today is Culture Day (Observed)

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

November 5th (Tuesday) 2002

Opening Day: "The Way We Are" Photo Exhibition
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Exhibition of photographs by young British people
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 7th (Thursday) 2002

High Tech Ways of Making and Storing Music
Tokyo PC Users Group Meeting

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Grundy
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
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: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 9th (Saturday) 2002

Language Learning Strategies
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Peter Yongqi Gu, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Creating Learning states With Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Francesco Bolstad
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Two Presentations: Teaching Children & Motivation
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Katherine MacKay and Paul Rosengrave, Pearson Education Japan, Longman ELT
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 10th (Sunday) 2002

Critical Thinking / Problem Solving
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Lori Haga
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Power-up! Neat Ideas and Wild Materials
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Habbick, Oxford University Press
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Phonics
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: David Lisgo
Organization: ETJ Kagoshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Nellie's Annual Workshop and Book Fair 2002: Fukuoka
Time: 9:40 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Cossu, Aleda Krause, Ritsuko Nakata, more
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 11th (Monday) 2002

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: International Pacific College in New Zealand
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Little Wizards of English!
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Katherine MacKay, Longman ELT, Pearson Education Japan
Organization: Kumamoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

Lesson Planning (Seminar for Japanese Teachers of English at Jr & Sr. High Schools)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council
Organization: The British Council Teacher Training Seminars
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 12th (Tuesday) 2002

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: International Pacific College in New Zealand
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 14th (Thursday) 2002

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: International Pacific College in New Zealand
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

FEW November Monthly Meeting:
The Challenge of Change

Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Senator Nancy Kassebaum Baker
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 15th (Friday) 2002

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: International Pacific College in New Zealand
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 16th (Saturday) 2002

Genki English CD vol. IV Launch Party
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Richard Graham and Will Jasprizza, Genki English
Organization: Maruzen Bookshops
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching Vocabulary for Academic Purposes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: William Grabe, Northern Arizona University
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Togane City, Chiba Prefecture

Language Learning Strategies
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Peter Yongqi Gu, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Genki English CD vol. IV Launch Party
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Richard Graham and Will Jasprizza, Genki English
Organization: Maruzen Bookshops
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: John F. Fanselow
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Cat's Feat: From Practice to Principle in Task Design and Task-based Learning
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Jane Willis, Aston University
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

November 17th (Sunday) 2002

Teaching for Christmas
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Linda Donan, plus additional members' ideas
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

Vocabulary and Grammar as Foundations for Reading Instruction
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. William Grabe, Northern Arizona University
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Chapter Officers Elections
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Chapter members
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka 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

Methods of Using Content-Based Instruction
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kirby Record
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Innervoice, Time, Planning and Practice
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Miyagi Gakuin Women’s College
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Cat's Feat: From Practice to Principle in Task Design and Task-based Learning
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Jane Willis, Aston University
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Nellie's Annual Workshop and Book Fair 2002: Tokyo
Time: 9:40 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Cossu, Aleda Krause, Ritsuko Nakata, more
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 18th (Monday) 2002

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: International Pacific College in New Zealand
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Story-telling Activities in the Young Learner Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Jane Willis, Aston University (UK)
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 19th (Tuesday) 2002

Story-Telling Activities in the Young Learner Classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Jane Willis, Aston University (UK)
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Content Based Instruction as a Framework for Teaching Reading
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: William Grabe, Northern Arizona University
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

November 20th (Wednesday) 2002

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: International Pacific College in New Zealand
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 21st (Thursday) 2002

Boinguage (What is it? Attend and discover.)
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, International Pacific College, New Zealand
Organization: International Pacific College in New Zealand
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Vocabulary and Grammar as Foundations for Reading Instruction
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: William Grabe, Northern Arizona University
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

November 22nd (Friday) 2002

JALT National Conference 2002(Pre-Conference Workshop Day)
Time: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Several featured speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 23rd (Saturday) 2002

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

JALT National Conference 2002 (day 1 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, Rob Waring, many more.
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka 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: Nagoya City, Aichi 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: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Foreign Executive Women in Japan's 12th Annual Career Strategies Seminar
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote Speakers: Alison Pockett, Cathe Johnson, Caroline Pover; plus more workshop leaders
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
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 - 11:45 AM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 24th (Sunday) 2002

JALT National Conference 2002 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, Rob Waring, many more.
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka 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: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 25th (Monday) 2002

Conversation Analysis as an Approach to Second Language Acquisition: Old Wine in New Bottles?
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Gabriele Kasper, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Organization: Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Text and Pretext in Language Use and Learning
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, University of Vienna
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Speaking (Seminar for Japanese Teachers of English at Jr & Sr. High Schools)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council
Organization: The British Council Teacher Training Seminars
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Final Week: "The Way We Are" Photo Exhibition
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Exhibition of photographs by young British people
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 26th (Tuesday) 2002

Text and Pretext in Language Use and Learning
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, University of Vienna
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 27th (Wednesday) 2002

Opportunities for learning L2 pragmatics: The Roles of Input and Interaction & Individual Differences in Learning L2 Pragmatics
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Gabriele Kasper, University of Hawaii Manoa
Organization: Kansai University
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

EFL: Defining the Subject
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, University of Vienna
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

November 28th (Thursday) 2002

Text and Pretext in Language Use and Learning
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, University of Vienna
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
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: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 30th (Saturday) 2002

Text and Pretext in Language Use and Learning
Time: 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Henry Widdowson, University of Vienna
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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