ELT Calendar for August 2004

August 1st (Sunday) 2004

Miyazaki ETJ First Meeting
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: David Lisgo
Organization: ETJ Miyazaki (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

August 5th (Thursday) 2004

Tokyo PC Users Group August 2004 Meeting
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 8th (Sunday) 2004

Teaching Writing (Morning Workshop 3 of 5)
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Nagoya Centre
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching Reading (Afternoon Workshop 3 of 5)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Nagoya Centre
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Annual Family Beach BBQ
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Prof. Keiko Yonaha, Meio University
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

Metacognitive Language Learning Strategy Training for Japanese Learners of English as a Foreign Language
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jason Williams
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

August 21st (Saturday) 2004

Children Love Stories
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Katherine Mackay from Longman ELT
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

The Oxford - British Council 2004 Summer Forum
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Mary Slattery and Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

IIEEC 2-Day MAT Teacher Training Seminar
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 22nd (Sunday) 2004

JALT-Gunma 16th Kusatsu Summer Workshop (Day 1 of 2)
Time: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Main Speaker: Michael McCarthy
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

Halloween Party Ideas
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Hitomi Iguma (Stellar Education) and Makoto Sakamoto (IIEEC)
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

TAPL: Learning Italian, Hours 1 and 2
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Pendergast, International Buddhist University
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

August 23rd (Monday) 2004

IIEEC Teaching Let's Go with Lower Graders 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

JALT-Gunma 16th Kusatsu Summer Workshop (Day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Main Speaker: Michael McCarthy
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

IIEEC Music, Rhythm & Movement Workshop
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 24th (Tuesday) 2004

IIEEC Junior High Level 2 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

IIEEC Junior High Level 1 Workshop
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 25th (Wednesday) 2004

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

IIEEC Effective Techniques & Activities Workshop
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 26th (Thursday) 2004

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

IIEEC Creative Storytelling & Activities Workshop
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 29th (Sunday) 2004

Using Games and Songs (Morning Workshop 4 of 5)
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Nagoya Centre
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi 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: eigoTown
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

How to use Picture Books and Incorporate Phonics
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Tibor Lucskai
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Using Graded Readers (Afternoon Workshop 4 of 5)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Nagoya Centre
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

ETJ Fukuoka August Meeting
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tim Pritchard, Grace Tomita, Yukiko Watanabe
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Discussion: Issues in Language Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Charles Adamson
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Teaching English with Phonics to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Takagi Akemi
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

August 31st (Tuesday) 2004

Kitakyushu JALT's Summer Social Event
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: All Welcome
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

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