ELT Calendar for February 2003

February 2nd (Sunday) 2003

Kobe JALT Book Fair
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: various speakers
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Teaching English to Children
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Atsuko, Shinobu, Riktam, Tim & Roger
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 3rd (Monday) 2003

Mini-Course for Junior and Senior High School Teachers: Songs, Rhymes and Chants (Day 2 of 5 Mondays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 4th (Tuesday) 2003

Storytelling Session
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: David Hill
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 6th (Thursday) 2003

Basics of PHP
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Sako Eaton, Nick Edmeades
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

February 7th (Friday) 2003

Coaching Success in the Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Coach Jimmy Yagi
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

February 8th (Saturday) 2003

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Setsuko Toyama, Kevin Churchley et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

The Power of Using the Internet in English Language Teaching
Time: 1:35 PM - 3:05 PM
Speaker: Dave Sperling, Dave's ESL Cafe
Organization: Josai International University
Location: Togane City, Chiba Prefecture

Teaching Listening and Speaking: Tasks for Oral Communication
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Patricia Porter, San Francisco State University
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 9th (Sunday) 2003

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Setsuko Toyama, Kevin Churchley et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Three Easy Pieces - Crossing Cultures
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Tim Allan, Kwassui Women's College, Nagasaki
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Academic Research Writing
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Cyndi Peterson, Southern Illinois University
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Study Group meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Contact IIEEC for speaker details.
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Using Movies & TV Programs for Learning English
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: "Linda" Lyudmila Fudzikata and Small Group Discussion
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Fun Communication Games for Serious Teachers
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Goodmacher and Asako Kajiura
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

English with Eyes: Material Design for Young Learners
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Kay Hammond, International Christian University
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

English Education in Viet Nam and Thailand
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Professor Cao Loan of Viet Nam National University, Gerald Williams of Kansai University of International Studies, and Brent Poole
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

February 10th (Monday) 2003

Listening (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

Mini-Course for Junior and Senior High School Teachers: Approaches to Lesson Planning (Day 3 of 5 Mondays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 11th (Tuesday) 2003

Today is National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)

Elementary English for Everyone!
Kinokuniya and Little America's 12th Annual English Education Seminar

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene J. Uchida, teacher trainer and Masayoshi Kinoshita, Fukuoka International University
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Setsuko Toyama, et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

February 13th (Thursday) 2003

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

FEW February Monthly Meeting: Alternative Health Lose the Blues
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Beth Pogan and Rosalyn Hagiware
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 14th (Friday) 2003

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

February 15th (Saturday) 2003

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Setsuko Toyama, Kevin Churchley et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Neurolinguistic Programming Weekend Workshop (day 1 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Charles Adamson, Ph.D
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Esperanto (Day 1 of 2)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Alian Lauffenburger
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

EFL Materials Development for Elementary School Children
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stan Pederson, Chiyoda-ku Board of Education
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

February 16th (Sunday) 2003

Esperanto (Day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Alian Lauffenburger
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Neurolinguistic Programming Weekend Workshop (Day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Charles Adamson, Ph.D
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Oxford Kid's Club Spring Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Setsuko Toyama, Kevin Churchley et al
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Temple University 20th Anniversary Applied Linguistics Colloquium
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: various
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Making Homepages Worthwhile
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Anthony Robins
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Using the Web with Your ESL Students
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Charles Kelly
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Motivating Learners Through Pain and Pleasure
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kevin Knight, Educational Director, Kanda Gaigo Career College
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Classroom 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: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Activities for Communication in English
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Akemi Miyake and Isshin Ito
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

DramaWorks Workshop
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Marc Sheffner
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Language Awareness and International Understanding through English
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kip Cates
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

DramaWorks' innovative materials ("Star Taxi" and "PopStars")
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: 1. Christopher Creighton; 2. Paul Moritoshi
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

MAT Phonics, TELL and Writing (IIEEC MAT Teacher Training Seminar, session 3 of 4)
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 17th (Monday) 2003

Mini-Course for Junior and Senior High School Teachers: Songs, Rhymes and Chants (Day 3 of 5 Mondays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 21st (Friday) 2003

FEW Ladies Night Out!
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: all
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 22nd (Saturday) 2003

The English Resource Bookfair 2003 (Tokyo) (day 1 of 2)
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Charles Rogers, David Harrington, Keiko Abe, more
Organization: The English Resource
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

How Can Teachers Bring About Language Learning Based on Learning Strategy at Japanese Junior High Schools?
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Koki Dobashi
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

The English Language Communication Program
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: The Covenant Players
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

February 23rd (Sunday) 2003

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

Introductory Certificate in Teaching English to Children, one day course
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul, author of Finding Out, Communicate, and more.
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

The English Resource Bookfair 2003 (Tokyo) (day 2 of 2)
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Charles Rogers, David Harrington, Keiko Abe, more
Organization: The English Resource
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Using Simulation Games to Teach Cross-cultural Communication
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Akemi Ito
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Basic Sentences 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

The Creative Classroom: Jazz Chants, Music, and Poetry for Young Learners
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Teachers College, Columbia University (NY)
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Putting Words in their Mouths: Dictogloss, Shadowing, and Summarizing
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: John Small, Kumamoto Gakuen
Organization: Kumamoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto 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

February 24th (Monday) 2003

Reading (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

Mini-Course for Junior and Senior High School Teachers: Approaches to Lesson Planning (Day 4 of 5 Mondays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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