ELT Calendar for June 2003

June 1st (Sunday) 2003

ETJ Certificate in Teaching English to Japanese Students
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Maurice Jamall, Rob Waring, David Paul, Marc Helgesen
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Songs and Activities for Large Kindergarten and Elementary School Classes
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Hoecherl, Kate Tindel, and Blake Gooch
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

June 2nd (Monday) 2003

Managing Young Learner's Classes in English (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

June 5th (Thursday) 2003

Tokyo PC Users Group June 2003 Meeting
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 7th (Saturday) 2003

2003 LATEM Seminar for Elementary School Veteran Teachers
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Speaker: Helene Jarmol Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture

June 8th (Sunday) 2003

ETJ Certificate in Teaching English to Japanese Students
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Maurice Jamall, Rob Waring, David Paul, Marc Helgesen
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

LIOJ MiniConference: Creative Teaching Ideas
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various LIOJ staff and area teachers
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Workshop: Teaching Let's Go with Lower Graders
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC Trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

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

Jazz Chants
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Maho Yamada
Organization: East Shikoku Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture

IIEEC Nagoya Study Group Meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Speaker: IIEEC Trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

June 9th (Monday) 2003

Testing (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

Games in the English Classroom (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

June 14th (Saturday) 2003

Bilingualism Forum
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Laurel Kamada, Tim Greer, Tomoko Ascough
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Teaching Children: Theory and Practice
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly, Heian Women's University
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

"Play-full" Communication!
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kristie Collins
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Three Presentations
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chikako Shimobayashi, Kyoko Burden, Noriko Matsuda
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Putting Words in Their Mouths: Taking Dictogloss, Shadowing and Summarizing
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: John Small
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

IIEEC MAT Method 2-day Seminar (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 15th (Sunday) 2003

Play-ful communication! Pop Stars/Drama In the Classroom Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kristie Collins, Drama Works Group
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Workshop: Teaching Let's Go with Upper Graders
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC Trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

My Share
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Richard McMahon, Kenneth Biegel and others
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Adapting American Headways For All Classrooms
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Julian Warden, Oxford University Press
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

Using Music in the Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Meyerhoff, Okinawa Christian Jr. College
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

IIEEC MAT Method 2-day Seminar (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Study Group Meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Speaker: IIEEC Trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

June 16th (Monday) 2003

Managing Young Learner's Classes in English (Day 5 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

June 18th (Wednesday) 2003

The Methodology of Task-Based Teaching
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Rod Ellis, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 21st (Saturday) 2003

Seventh Annual Asian Studies Conference Japan (day 1 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Speaker: various speakers
Organization: Asian Studies Conference Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Relationship Between the Information Society and Communication (day 1 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers; call for papers due March 20th, 2003
Organization: Communication Association of Japan
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Nellie's Seminar Series 2003: Seminar 5
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Mayuka Habbick (Oxford), Kazue Imori (Scholastic), Tibor Lucskai (Apricot)
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Listening in Language Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Rost, University of California, Berkeley
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 22nd (Sunday) 2003

ETJ Certificate in Teaching English to Japanese Students
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Maurice Jamall, Rob Waring, David Paul, Marc Helgesen
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Seventh Annual Asian Studies Conference Japan (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: various speakers
Organization: Asian Studies Conference Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching English to Children
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Genki English
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

The Relationship Between the Information Society and Communication (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers; call for papers due March 20th, 2003
Organization: Communication Association of Japan
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

About the TOEIC Test
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: George Van Horn
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

The Impact of Performance Tests on Teacher and Student Learning
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kazuyoshi Sato and Keiko Takahashi
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Recent Developments in Monkasho's English Education Policy -- Where Are We Headed?
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida, Sophia University
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Creating Confident Creative Conversationalists With Communication Circles
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Thomas C. Anderson
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Taking the Dialogue Out of the Textbook
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Mark Frank
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

A Panel Discussion on Team-Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Several team teachers
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okaya City, Nagano Prefecture

Enabling, Shaping and Enhancing Expression
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Peter Ross
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tachikawa City, Tokyo Metropolis

June 23rd (Monday) 2003

Games in the English Classroom (Day 5 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

June 25th (Wednesday) 2003

Workshop for Secondary School English Teachers: Making Listening Effective
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: David Thomson & Alan Milby, British Council
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 28th (Saturday) 2003

13th National Conference of the Japanese Association for Asian Englishes
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis McFarland, Waseda University; more
Organization: Japan Association for Asian Englishes
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Thinking in English and Keeping Journals
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Naoto Sato
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Listening in Language Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Rost, University of California, Berkeley
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

June 29th (Sunday) 2003

Bringing About Language Learning Using Learning Strategies at Junior High Schools
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Koki Dobashi
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Taking Students Abroad
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Susumu Mutsuhashi and students, Tomonobu Haga, and Carlo Capua
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Multiple Intelligences
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Keith Adams, Tohoku Gakuin University
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Favorite Classroom Activities for Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Yuko Kikuchi, Peter Macintyre, Nanette Park, Anne Takata
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Proactive and Resonant Teaching for Value Perception Enhancement in the EFL Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Raymond Doyon
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

I've Got a Problem
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow, Teachers College Columbia University
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Training Japanese Students in Listening Strategy Tasks
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Hiroko Hagino
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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