ELT Calendar for October 2002

October 3rd (Thursday) 2002

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Tokyo PC Users Group Meeting

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
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

October 4th (Friday) 2002

Starting your own business in Japan
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Mark MacIntyre, Mark's Cards
Organization: International Business Communicators
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 5th (Saturday) 2002

LATEM Group Seminar Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene J. Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Nakatsu City, Oita Prefecture

The Creative Classroom: Jazz Chants, Music, and Poetry for Young Learners
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Teachers College, Columbia University (NY)
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teacher Training Workshop for Teachers of Children (Session 1)
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: YMCA Children's English School instructors
Organization: Kumamoto YMCA Chuo Center
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

The 10th Korea TESOL International Conference (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:50 PM
Speaker: See KoTESOL's website for full details.
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 6th (Sunday) 2002

LATEM Group Seminar Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene J. Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Non-Teaching Made Easy
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Hunt, Wise Hat
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Addressing Relevance and Motivation
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Jonah Glick (Pearson Education Japan)
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Encourage Motivation and Maximize Learning in Your English Classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Katherine MacKay and Paul Rosengrave, Pearson Education, Longman ELT
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Teaching Phonics
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The 10th Korea TESOL International Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Plenary speakers: Martin Bygate, Andy Curtis, many more
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 10th (Thursday) 2002

Japan's Cultural Crises
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Alex Kerr
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 12th (Saturday) 2002

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

American Headway: The New American Classic!
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Julian Warden, Oxford University Press
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Global Stories
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: John Small
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

The Role of Culture in English Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Sandra McKay, San Francisco State University
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teacher Training Workshop for Teachers of Children (Session 2)
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: YMCA Children's English School instructors
Organization: Kumamoto YMCA Chuo Center
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

Non-verbal Communication for Language Teachers
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Stephen M. Ryan
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Kyushu-Okinawa JACET 17th Annual Conference
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tomioka Tasuaki, Otsu Atsushi, Shimatani Hiroshi, Yokoyama Shozo, Michael Guest, Kathleen Brown, Bill Underwood, Frank Carbullido, more
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 13th (Sunday) 2002

Annual Iwate JALT Book Fair
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Details coming soon!
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

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

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: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Supplemental Material Review
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Fumihiko Hara, Longman Publishing
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

MAT Basic Reading and Writing Level 2
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

How to Use Mr. Bean for Your Students
Time: 1:45 PM - 3:40 PM
Speaker: Hamada Mayumi and Akimoto Hiromi
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

On the Go: Addressing Motivation through Travel English
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Jonah Glick, Longman ELT, Pearson Education Japan
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa 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: 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: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

October 14th (Monday) 2002

Today is Health Sports Day (Taiku-no-hi)

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: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

LATEM Group Seminar Tour
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Helene J. Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 19th (Saturday) 2002

Addressing Relevance and Motivation in English Language Classrooms
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Jonah Glick, Pearson Education Japan
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tachikawa City, Tokyo Metropolis

DramaWorks presents PopStars and Star Taxi
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kristie Collins of the DramaWorks Team
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Practical and Psychological Aspects of CALL
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Eamonn O'Dowd
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Incorporating Projects (and lots of other things) into English Classes
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joe Tomei, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Pre-JALT National Conference Warm-Up Meeting
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: various speakers
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Peer-designed, administered, and evaluated tests
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joseph Falout, Nihon University, College of Science & Technology
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Teacher Training Workshop for Teachers of Children (Session 3)
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: YMCA Children's English School instructors
Organization: Kumamoto YMCA Chuo Center
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

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

October 20th (Sunday) 2002

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: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Storytelling in Language Teaching (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

Word by Word Primary Series
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ali Taylor, Longman ELT
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Pre-School English 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

Teaching English to Children
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: TBA: see website for details
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Two Presentations
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ken Norizuki, Shizuoka Sangyo University and Donn Ogawa, Longman
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Starting Out Right with SuperTots
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Aleda Krause, author of SuperKids and SuperTots
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Youth Forum
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Seo Jang Ho, Ren Guan Jiu, Tang Zhi He, An Ming Xing
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

The Role of Culture in English Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Sandra McKay, San Francisco State University
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

JALT 2002 Conference Preview
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Evans, International Christian University; Phil Julien, Bunka Women's Univesity; Paul Lyddon, Seigakuin University
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Language Testing and Second Language Acquisition Research
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:50 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: The Japan Language Testing Association
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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

October 21st (Monday) 2002

Learner Training (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

October 25th (Friday) 2002

British Council Teaching Centre Workshop
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 26th (Saturday) 2002

CALL 2002 Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Don Hinkelman and Alan Bossaer
Organization: English Education Study Group of Sapporo Gakuin University
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Tokyo English Language Book Fair 2002 (Day 1 of 2)
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Over 60 presentations
Organization: Tokyo English Language Book Fair
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teacher Training Workshop for Teachers of Children (Session 4)
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: YMCA Children's English School instructors
Organization: Kumamoto YMCA Chuo Center
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

Using Information Technology (IT) to Improve Language Teaching: Kyoto JALT's Annual IT Conference
Time: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Keynote speakers: Charles Kelly, Kenji Kitao, Kathi Kitao, and Tom Robb.
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 27th (Sunday) 2002

Tokyo English Language Book Fair 2002 (Day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Over 60 presentations
Organization: Tokyo English Language Book Fair
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Centering the teaching-learning process on students
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker: Sachiko Ueda, Miho Junior High School
Organization: ETJ Odawara (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Pot Luck Party and Workshop in Beautiful Mino Park
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Wade Muncil
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Elaborating Dialogue Texts: Elaboration of Texts by Total Group-based Learning
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Hisashi Azuma
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Language Learning - A Mission of Discovery
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Margaret Yamanaka
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Developing Visual Literacy in the Language Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Terry Royce
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

A Comparison of the Roles of Two Teachers in a Team-Teaching Classroom in Japanese Junior High School
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Naoki Fujimoto-Adamson
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okaya City, Nagano Prefecture

Local Presentation (tba)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Officer of JALT
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

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