ELT Calendar for July 2004

July 1st (Thursday) 2004

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

July 3rd (Saturday) 2004

Using Nisei (second generation Japanese-American) Literature as an EFL Reading Material
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Charlie Canning
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

July 4th (Sunday) 2004

Learning to Read; Reading to Learn (Kanagawa)
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Ali Taylor (Longman); Jonah Glick (Longman)
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Genki English
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Richard Graham
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Using the Internet in Classes Without Computers
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Thomas Robb, Ph.D., Professor at Kyoto Sangyo University
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Learning to Read; Reading to Learn (Hijime)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Steven King, Longman Publishing
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

TPR ? It isn't that simple. English only? Is it that simple?
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Cuadra (Shokei University) & John Wiltshier (Sendai University)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

ETJ Sendai July Meeting: TPR, English-Only
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: John Wiltshier, Sanae Fujisaki, Fumiko Yamada
Organization: ETJ Sendai (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Teaching pronunciation to young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama
Organization: ETJ Saitama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

July 8th (Thursday) 2004

FEW monthly meeting: Rick Roa
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Rick Roa
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 10th (Saturday) 2004

Language Awareness
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Deryn P. Verity, Ph.D., Professor, Osaka Jogakuin College
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Polishing Your Presentation (Redux)
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Nigel Stott, Malcolm Swanson, Dennis Woolbright, and Paul Collett
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Two Presentations on Placement Tests and Skills Grouping
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Rory Britto, MAESL UH, Instructor, Kurume University & J. Lake, M.Ed. in TESOL, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Junior College
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 11th (Sunday) 2004

ETJ Aichi July meeting: A New Challenge to English Learning in Japan
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Rieko Takagi and Naoyuki Takeda
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Lesson Planning (Morning Workshop 1 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

ETJ-Okayama First Meeting
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Adam Turnbull and Ted Ekerling
Organization: ETJ Okayama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Redefining Classroom Assessment Alternatives to Testing
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Gregory O'Dowd, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Organization: Hamamatsu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Learning to Read; Reading to Learn (Iidabashi, Tokyo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Ali Taylor, David Thompson and Alastair Lamond (Longman); Fumihiko Dosaka (Shukutoku Yano Senior High School)
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching to the Extremes: Senior Citizens and Babies
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Linda Donan
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

ETJ Yamaguchi's First Meeting: Sharing Ideas
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ officers
Organization: ETJ Yamaguchi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture

Learner Training (Afternoon Workshop 1 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

Local Innovations in Public School English Language Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Elizabeth Knight, Yokohama Board of Education
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Kyoto ETJ July Meeting: The Dynamics of Teaching Phonics
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Yuki Okura (Matsuka Phonics Institute) and Chuck Kayser
Organization: ETJ Kyoto (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Self-Evaluation as a Tool for Learner Development
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mary Christianson and Heidi Evans Nachi
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

My Share: activities that work
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Speaker: K. Tanaka, G. Gray, T. Friedrich, & K. Shioiri
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Tokushima JALT July Meeting
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Kevin Watson
Organization: East Shikoku Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture

Nagoya Study Group July 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

July 18th (Sunday) 2004

Good Teaching Practices that help Students Learn
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Wilma Luth
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Materials Development: Custom-Made Videos for Your Classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Scott Berlin
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gunma City, Gunma Prefecture

English Language Education in Elementary Schools
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Hackshaw (Ryukoku University, Kyoto)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

July 24th (Saturday) 2004

Viva! Japanese Teachers of English!
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Michiko Sugita
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

July 25th (Sunday) 2004

English for the English Classroom (Morning Workshop 2 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

The 'Let Me Try' Kids
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Takao Ogawa
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

ETJ Niigata July Meeting
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Elena Potapova, Tina Koyama
Organization: ETJ Niigata (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Intercultural Seminar
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joseph Shaules: Rikkyo University
Organization: Japan Intercultural Institute
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

IIEEC Songs & Chants Activities 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

Using Video (Afternoon Workshop 2 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

Computers for Teaching
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Ryuya Kawahara
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Fukuoka Study Group July 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

July 30th (Friday) 2004

Teaching with Microsoft Power Point
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Peter Wanner & Jessie Kawahara Wanner
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

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