ELT Calendar for January 2004

January 10th (Saturday) 2004

My Share
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Michail Narron, Mike Guest, Hugh Nicoll, Etsuko Shimo
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

"I'm sorry, I can't remember" - Adapting Memorization Activities to Require Thinking
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

January 11th (Sunday) 2004

Kitakyushu JALT Hot Spring Social Event
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Christopher Storey and Nigel Stott
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Pronunciation Clinic for Non-native Teachers of English
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ron Thornton
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Ways of Using Narrative in the Language Classroom
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Speaker: Jennifer Danker, Matsuyama University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

January 15th (Thursday) 2004

Analysing Language for Teaching (Day 1 of 5 Thursdays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 16th (Friday) 2004

Using Drama with Junior & Senior High School Classes (Day 1 of 5 Fridays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 17th (Saturday) 2004

Nellie's Seminar Series 2004: Seminar 1
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Mark O'Neil (Cambridge University Press), Mayuka Habbick (Stellar Education), Jonah Glick (Longman ELT)
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Wonder Kids - Drama Activities for Young Children
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kristie Collins, DramaWorks Group
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

English Language and Culture Study through Jokes
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Gardner
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

January 18th (Sunday) 2004

Effective Groupwork Guidelines
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Christopher Jon Poel & Robert M. Homan
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

JALT Okinawa Executive Board Meeting
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: New officers
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

Looking Back at 2003, Looking Ahead to 2004: Teacher Sharing
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Everyone present
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Hokuriku ELT Expo
Time: 9:15 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Aleda Krause, Charles Rogers, Marc Helgesen, Setsuko Toyama, Tom Kenny, more
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

January 23rd (Friday) 2004

Methodologies & Frameworks in English Language Teaching (Day 1 of 5 Fridays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 25th (Sunday) 2004

Entering a New Era with Reflex Training
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Felix Puschkarski and Jonathan Lipschitz
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Aichi City, Aichi Prefecture

Strategy-Based Instruction
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Jerrold Frank
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Using the Oxford Reading Tree
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Mayuka Habbick
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Raising Children Bilingually & Biculturally in Japan
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Frances Causer
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Double M's: Creative English Through Movement and Music
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Nancy Earth & Augusto Osorio
Organization: ETJ Kagoshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

"Conceptual Metaphors" and Figurative Language in the EFL Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Fraser Gould
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

The Future of English Education in Junior and Senior High School: Which Way Forward?
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Takahiko Hattori, Otsuma Women's University, and Tom Merner
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Kanto ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Beat Eisele, Chuck Sandy, David Paul, Rob Waring, Setsuko Toyama, Steven Gershon, more
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 29th (Thursday) 2004

Analysing Language for Teaching (Day 2 of 5 Thursdays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 30th (Friday) 2004

Foreign Entrepreneur Promotion Committee Kokusai Shinenkai
Time: 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Organization: Foreign Entrepreneur Promotion Committee
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Using Drama with Junior & Senior High School Classes (Day 2 of 5 Fridays)
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 31st (Saturday) 2004

Joint Longman/JALT Presentations
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Junko Yamanaka, Trident College of Languages; Alison Taylor, Longman ELT
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

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