ELT Calendar for June 2005

June 3rd (Friday) 2005

Glocalization through CALL: Bringing People Together (pre-conference workshops)
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary Speakers: Uschi Felix, Hayo ReindersYukio Takefuta; call for papers due January 31, 2005
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture

June 4th (Saturday) 2005

3rd Annual Conference of the Engaged Pedagogy Association
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Christine Pearson Casanave and David Peaty as guest speakers
Organization: Engaged Pedagogy Association
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2005 Spring Conference of the JACET Kansai Chapter
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due February 22, 2005.
Organization: Kansai Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture

Atlanta, Georgia in Terms of its History, Culture, Education, Language
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Ben Chandler
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Glocalization through CALL: Bringing People Together (conference day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary Speakers: Uschi Felix, Hayo ReindersYukio Takefuta; call for papers due January 31, 2005
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture

June 5th (Sunday) 2005

Certificate in Teaching Japanese Students (Osaka)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Tim Murphy, David Paul, Maurice Jamall and Rob Waring
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

ETJ-Oita First Meeting
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Weedon, Oliver Kavanagh
Organization: ETJ Oita (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

Glocalization through CALL: Bringing People Together (conference day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary Speakers: Uschi Felix, Hayo ReindersYukio Takefuta; call for papers due January 31, 2005
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Sendai, Miyagi)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Akiko Seino; Mitsuyo Ohta
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Osaka)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Beat Eisele; Mari Nakamura
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

June 9th (Thursday) 2005

Balancing Career, Family and Social Responsibility in Japan
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Speaker: Geeta Mehta
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 11th (Saturday) 2005

JII Monthly Discussion Group
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Joseph Shaules
Organization: Japan Intercultural Institute
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Second Linguapax Asia International Symposium: Language in Society and the Classroom: Preserving Heritage and Supporting Diversity
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Nineteen confirmed speakers from Europe and Japan
Organization: Linguapax Asia
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 12th (Sunday) 2005

An Overview of Japanese English education from the Meiji period to the present
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Gregg McNabb
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

English Games for Kids Classes
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Round Table Workshop
Organization: ETJ Niigata (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Phonetic Features of British, American & Indian TV Newscasters' Speech and Responses of Listeners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Nidumolu Syamala, CIEFL (India)
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Creating Learning Communities Through Reading and Portfolio Assessment
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Barry Mateer, Tamagawa University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Teaching English to Elementary School Children: The Steiner Way
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christoph Jaffke (Visiting Scholar: Hiroshima University)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Hiroshima)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Mayumi Tabuchi; Lesley Ito
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Shinjuku Tokyo)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsuyo Ohta; Hamish Buchan
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 18th (Saturday) 2005

Annual Ibaraki Chapter Retreat and Miniconference (day 1 of 2)
Time: 1:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Featured speaker: Curtis Kelly, Osaka Gakuin University
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Nagoya Players - What The Butler Saw
Time: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Nagoya Players
Organization: Nagoya Players
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Poster Presentation Session - Materials for Classroom Activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Local poster presenters
Organization: East Shikoku Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture

Teaching strategies and classroom materials for TOEIC
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Uenaka and Seiko Korechika
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

June 19th (Sunday) 2005

Certificate in Teaching Japanese Students (Tokyo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Rob Waring, Tim Murphy, Maurice Jamall and David Paul
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Magic in the EFL Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ed Rapoza
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Interactional Activities for Understanding Global Issues
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Kazuya Asakawa
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

ETJ Ishikawa Group 7th Workshop
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ayako Yamagishi, Mary Ewald
Organization: ETJ Ishikawa (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Learning Kanji Through Picture Images
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Hoshin Nakamura, Okinawa University
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

Current Trends and the Future of Elementary School English Activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tom Merner, Reitaku University
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Annual Ibaraki Chapter Retreat and Miniconference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Featured speaker: Curtis Kelly (Osaka Gakuin University)
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Daigo City, Ibaraki Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Nagoya, Aichi)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Mari Nakamura; Lesley Ito
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Kyoto)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Mayumi Tabuchi; Akiko Seino
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 23rd (Thursday) 2005

Controversial Content in EFL: What is Justifiable and What is Not?
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Trevor Sargent
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

June 24th (Friday) 2005

ELT at the Crossroads: 40 Years of Research, Teaching, and Service
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Deadline for Proposal Submission: February 10, 2005
Organization: The Korea Association of Teachers of English
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

June 25th (Saturday) 2005

ELT at the Crossroads: 40 Years of Research, Teaching, and Service (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Deadline for Proposal Submission: February 10, 2005
Organization: The Korea Association of Teachers of English
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

The Seventh Annual International Conference of JSLS (day 1 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote Speakers: Dan I. Slobin (University of California, Berkeley)
Organization: The Japanese Society for Language Sciences
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

SIETAR Japan Year 2005 20th Conference (day 1 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers is due March 24
Organization: The Society for Intercultural Education, Training, And Research
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Fostering Awareness of Learning Styles and Alternative Approaches to Learning English
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Brown, Professor at Konan Women's University in Kobe and JALT National President
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Using Video/DVD in the Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Raphael Bourgeois, Senior ELT Consultant, Thomson Learning.
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Bilingual Education in Asia and Content Materials
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Jason Good
Organization: Akita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture

Video-Based Pragmatics Course
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: John Rylander and Donna Tatsuki
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Engaging Learners in Their Own Learning with a Drama Approach
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Steve Brown
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Field Notes Facilitator
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: John Gunning
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

June 26th (Sunday) 2005

The Seventh Annual International Conference of JSLS (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote Speakers: Dan I. Slobin (University of California, Berkeley)
Organization: The Japanese Society for Language Sciences
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

SIETAR Japan Year 2005 20th Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers is due March 24
Organization: The Society for Intercultural Education, Training, And Research
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Asia's Bilingual Movement
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Jason Good, Houghton-Mifflin Publishers
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Controversial Content in EFL: What is Justifiable and What is Not?
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Trevor Sargent EdD (Tottori University)
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Tech Day
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Gordon Wilson (Hannan Univ.), Steve Silsbee (Hannan & Momoyama Univ.), Cameron Romney (Momoyama Univ.), & Marlen Harrison (Momoyama & Doshisha Univ.)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Canadian Studies In Japan
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Dave McMurray
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

English through Drama
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Miho Moody (Miyagi Gakuin Women's University, Sendai Fukushi University)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Team-teaching methodologies for High Schools: Two Workshops
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Shizuo Tabata and Danny Madjanac
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

Super Techniques from Super Kids New Edition
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Aleda Krause
Organization: Fukui Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture

Engaging Learners in Their Own Learning with a Drama Approach
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Brown, National President of JALT
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Kobe)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Mari Nakamura; Katherine MacKay
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

The Road To Reading (Niigata)
Time: 9:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Akiko Seino; Mitsuyo Ohta
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

June 28th (Tuesday) 2005

Examining Validity Claims of the TOEIC
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Mark Chapman, Hokkaido University
Organization: International Business Communicators
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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