ELT Calendar for November 2003

November 1st (Saturday) 2003

Current Trends in Teaching Vocabulary
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Nation (Victoria University, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 2nd (Sunday) 2003

Tohoku ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Aleda Krause, Charles Rogers, Charles Vilina, David Paul, Marc Helgesen, Tom Kenny, and more
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

November 3rd (Monday) 2003

Today is Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

Teaching Illnesses with Fun Activities
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Teaching Let's Go with Lower Graders
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Making Choices About Error Correction (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

November 4th (Tuesday) 2003

EA-Tokyo November Seminar
Time: 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Lance E. Lee
Organization: The Entrepreneur Association of Tokyo
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 6th (Thursday) 2003

Tokyo Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 7th (Friday) 2003

TEFL in Asia: Emerging Issues (day 1 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bernard Spolsky, Neil Anderson, Keith Johnson, Sandra McKay, Michael Levy, Amy Tsui, more.
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Busan City, Busan (South Korea)

November 8th (Saturday) 2003

Controversies in Teaching Second Language Writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Christine Pearson Casanave (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Word Games in the ESL/EFL Classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Mark, Kyushu University
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Building Better Dialogues
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Christopher Storey and Nigel Stott
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Osaka JALT Chapter Business Meeting and Officer Elections Party
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: None
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

TEFL in Asia: Emerging Issues (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bernard Spolsky, Neil Anderson, Keith Johnson, Sandra McKay, Michael Levy, Amy Tsui, more.
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Busan City, Busan (South Korea)

November 9th (Sunday) 2003

Corpus Engine for Teachers
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: June Tateno
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

November JALT Tokushima meeting
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Meg Ishida
Organization: East Shikoku Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture

TEFL in Asia: Emerging Issues (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bernard Spolsky, Neil Anderson, Keith Johnson, Sandra McKay, Michael Levy, Amy Tsui, more.
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Busan City, Busan (South Korea)

JALT Hokkaido 20th Annual Language Conference
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: various speakers; call for papers due June 30th, 2003
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Nellie's ELT Workshop & Book Fair 2003 in Tokyo
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Hokkaido ELT Expo
Time: 9:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Charles Rogers, Mayumi Tabuchi, Roger Banard, Setsuko Toyama, Tom Kenny, David Paul, more
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

November 10th (Monday) 2003

Assessing and Testing Learning (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

Games in the English Classroom (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

November 13th (Thursday) 2003

Presentation Skills Workshop
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Gaskins, Katherine Curtis and Sangeeta Shields of Oak Associates
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Security Issues for Computer Technology
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: James F. Ryan, Information Systems Officer, U.S. Embassy, Tokyo
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 15th (Saturday) 2003

Controversies in Teaching Second Language Writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Christine Pearson Casanave (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 16th (Sunday) 2003

Speech Contest, and Ingredients for Games
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: David Rawn, Chris Williams, and Joshua Myerson
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

Language Awareness Activities for the Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Deryn P. Verity
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Christmas Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Nellie's ELT Workshop & Book Fair 2003 in Fukuoka
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Chugoku ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Charles Vilina, David Paul, Michael Rost, Neil Anderson, Rob Waring, Tom Kenny, more
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

November 17th (Monday) 2003

Making Choices About Error Correction (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

November 21st (Friday) 2003

JALT National Conference 2003 (first day)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Many speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 22nd (Saturday) 2003

JALT National Conference 2003 (second day)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: call for papers due Feb. 28, 2003
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 23rd (Sunday) 2003

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

JALT National Conference 2003 (third day)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: call for papers due Feb. 28, 2003
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

IIEEC Christmas Workshop in Osaka
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

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

November 24th (Monday) 2003

Assessing and Testing Learning (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

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

November 25th (Tuesday) 2003

An Informal Discussion with Elka Todeva
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Speaker: Elka Todeva, School for International Training
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 26th (Wednesday) 2003

Rules, Patterns and Words: A Pedagogic Description of Language
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dave Willis
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Togane City, Chiba Prefecture

New Directions in Teaching English
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Jack C. Richards
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Passport or Excess Baggage? Current Concerns in Socio-cultural Training in the Classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Greenall
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 27th (Thursday) 2003

New Directions in the Teaching of English
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Jack C. Richards
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Rules, Patterns and Words: A Pedagogic Description of Language
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dave Willis
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Computers and English Education: the Paradigm Shifts
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Bill Gatton, DynEd Japan
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Passport or Excess Baggage? Current Concerns in Socio-Cultural Training
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Greenall
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Tokyo Study Group meeting
Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 28th (Friday) 2003

New Directions in the Teaching of English
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Jack C Richards, Regional Language Center, Singapore/ Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

November 29th (Saturday) 2003

Current Concerns in Socio-Cultural Training in the Classroom
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Simon Greenall
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Rules, Patterns and Words: A Pedagogic Description of Language
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Dave Willis
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

IIEEC Christmas Workshop (Fukuoka)
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Minami Kyushu ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Beat Eisele, David Paul, Jack C. Richards, Keiko Abe-Ford, Marc Helgesen, Ritsuko Nakata, and more.
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

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

November 30th (Sunday) 2003

Nagoya IIEEC Christmas Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Nellie's ELT Workshop & Book Fair 2003 in Nagoya
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Kyushu ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Dave Willis, David Paul, Jack C. Richards, Keiko Abe-Ford, Marc Helgesen, Ritsuko Nakata, more
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

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

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