ELT Calendar for October 2004

October 3rd (Sunday) 2004

Ideas for effective Use of Graded Readers in the English Classroom-from Elementary to High School
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Takako WAtanabe, Miyuki Matsuda
Organization: Fukui Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

ETJ Fukuoka October Halloween Workshop - Bring Scissors
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Edward Roosa, Kimie Anai and others
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

An Introduction to The Balanced Curriculum
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Maurice Jamall
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

The Balanced Curriculum
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Maurice Jamall
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

October 7th (Thursday) 2004

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

IIEEC Tokyo Study Group October 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

October 8th (Friday) 2004

International Business Communicators Monthly Meeting
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Stephen B. Ryan, Yamagata University
Organization: International Business Communicators
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Autumn Course: Getting your students to speak
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 9th (Saturday) 2004

12th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference 2004 (day 1 of 2)
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Nation, Raymond Murphy, Kathleen Graves, and more
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

3rd Annual Kyoto JALT Conference: 'Innovations in Teaching'
Time: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rob Waring, Marc Helgesen, Curtis Kelly and more!
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 10th (Sunday) 2004

Pre-conference Presentations
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Wade Carlton, Machi Okamura and other local chapter members
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Integrating Video into Classes
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Speaker: Iain Macpherson, Ehime University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

12th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference 2004 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Nation, Raymond Murphy, Kathleen Graves, and more
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 11th (Monday) 2004

Today is Health Sports Day (Taiku-no-hi)

IIEEC Fukuoka Music
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

IIEEC Effective Techniques & Activities 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

IIEEC Fukuoka Study Group October 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

Osaka Study Group October 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

October 14th (Thursday) 2004

FEW Monthly Meeting: Development, Stability and Poverty in Asia - Finding a Solution
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Peter McCawley, Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute in Tokyo
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 15th (Friday) 2004

Autumn Course: Using video in the classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Teacher Trainers
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 16th (Saturday) 2004

Culture in the Classroom (day 1 of 2)
Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Joseph Shaules (Rikkyo University) and Kip Cates (Tottori University)
Organization: Japan Intercultural Institute
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Intercultural Education Praxis Seminar (day 1 of 2)
Time: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Muneo Yoshikawa (University of Hawaii) and 5 other speakers
Organization: The Society for Intercultural Education, Training, And Research
Location: Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Teaching Presentation Skills
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kay Hammond
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 17th (Sunday) 2004

A Day Celebrating Learner Development: Work in Progress
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Barfield, Mike Nix, Stacy Vye, Yoko Wakui, Eiko Iwata, Marlen Harrison, Kathi Kitao, Ellen Head, Denise Haugh, Amy Fenning, Matthew Apple, Larry Metzger, and more!
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Culture in the Classroom (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Joseph Shaules (Rikkyo University) and Kip Cates (Tottori University)
Organization: Japan Intercultural Institute
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Class video exchanges: Enjoying the learning
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Joyce Cunningham
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

IIEEC Pre-School Workshop, Part 2 in Tokyo
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: IIEEC teacher trainer
Organization: Institute for the International English Education of Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Energetic Ecosongs for Kids & Helping High Schoolers' Fluency
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Renata Suzuki, Eigo de Asobo
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Training Students to Use Basic Learning Srategies
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Clive Lovelock, Tezukayama Gakuin University
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Making Effective Use of Textbooks and Other Teaching Materials
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Keiko Yonaha, Meio University
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

English Education at Japanese Universities for Technology
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Emiko Hirose Horton, Shibaura Institute of Technology and Sayuri Yoshizawa, Tokyo Denki University
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Four Presentations
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mark Zeid, Gordon Luster, and Ian Nakamura
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Nellie's ELT Workshop & Book Fair 2004 in Osaka
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Intercultural Education Praxis Seminar (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Muneo Yoshikawa (University of Hawaii) and 5 other speakers
Organization: The Society for Intercultural Education, Training, And Research
Location: Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Chubu ELT Expo
Time: 9:15 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Akiko Seino, Barry Mateer, Curtis Kelly, David Paul, Patrick Jackson, and many more
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

October 23rd (Saturday) 2004

CALL 2004 Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: English Education Study Group of Sapporo Gakuin University
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Kanto ELT Expo (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: several well-known speakers
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 24th (Sunday) 2004

21st Hokkaido Language Conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner (Featured Speaker)
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Executive Board Selection Meeting
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organization: Hamamatsu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Topic-Based Teaching
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Stephen McAtamney of Nagisa Koen Elementary School
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Welcome to the World of English Immersion!
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Mark de Boer, Iwate Association of Schools
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

IIEEC Effective Techniques & Activities Workshop in Nagoya
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

English Games and Short Activities
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Mary Hughes
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Language Teaching and Teaching Materials
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Greg Goodmacher
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

Bringing Storybooks to Life
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Melinda Kawahara, Lizzy Lizard's English House
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Kanto ELT Expo (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: several well-known speakers
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

IIEEC Nagoya October 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

October 30th (Saturday) 2004

Three Easy Pieces - Cross Cultural Activities for the College Classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Tim Allan, Kwassui Women's College, Nagasaki
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Two presentations on Motivation and Reading
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Steve King (Longman)
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 31st (Sunday) 2004

Creating a Textbook for the Teaching of English for Science and Technology
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Tom Goodier, Nodai Niko High School
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Double Session: (1) Holidays and Festivals Around the World. (2) Let's Get Physical: Warm-Up Activities Involving Language and Movement
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Hakkarainen, Marc Helgesen
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Writing materials for Content-based Language Classes
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Edward Rummel
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Kansai ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: several well-known speakers
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Nellie's ELT Workshop & Book Fair 2004 in Nagoya
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

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