ELT Calendar for October 2005

October 1st (Saturday) 2005

The Art and Science of NLP
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Elizabeth Payea-Butler, NLP Master Trainer
Organization: Intrapersona
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Role of Sleep in Learning (day 1 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Roslyn Young
Organization: CDF (Classes de Francais)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Learning to Read the Easy Way
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Lisgo
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Of Modern Fairies and Enchantment
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Gail Carson Levine
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 2nd (Sunday) 2005

Kangaroo Classes
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Kobe ETJ
Organization: ETJ Kobe (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

The Role of Sleep in Learning (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Roslyn Young
Organization: CDF (Classes de Francais)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The Art and Science of NLP
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Elizabeth Payea-Butler, NLP Master Trainer
Organization: Intrapersona
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Discipline that works; Holiday party ideas
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Mediated by Chuck Kayser
Organization: ETJ Kyoto (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

October 6th (Thursday) 2005

Tokyo PC Users Group - Important Elections
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Elections
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 7th (Friday) 2005

JALT2005 Pre-Conference Workshops
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: T. Murphey, B. Deacon, B. Pellowe, P. Grevstad, C. Bussinger, P. Daniels, N. Naganuma and K. Ryan
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

October 8th (Saturday) 2005

Intuition (day 1 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Roslyn Young
Organization: CDF (Classes de Francais)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Association of International Behavioral Studies
Time: To be announced
Speaker: A call for participation is in progress (due May 31, 2005)
Organization: Association of International Behavioral Studies
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JALT2005: 31st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exposition (first day)
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Many speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

October 9th (Sunday) 2005

Intuition (day 2 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Roslyn Young
Organization: CDF (Classes de Francais)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Association of International Behavioral Studies (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Please see the conference website for speaker details
Organization: Association of International Behavioral Studies
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JALT2005: 31st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exposition (second day)
Time: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: various speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

October 10th (Monday) 2005

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

Developing Writing Skills
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Trainer
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Intuition (day 3 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Roslyn Young
Organization: CDF (Classes de Francais)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Second Annual Conference: The Association of International Behavioral Studies (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Speaker details available on website
Organization: Association of International Behavioral Studies
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JALT2005: 31st Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exposition (third day)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: various speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

October 12th (Wednesday) 2005

Speaking Activities That Work
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Clyde Fowle
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Student Beliefs About Causes of Their Failure
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Chamreoun Koun
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 13th (Thursday) 2005

FEW October Meeting: What I've learned about succeeding in Japan!
Time: 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Speaker: Linda Sherman, the Executive Vice President of The Courage Group's Innovation Marketing services
Organization: Foreign Executive Women
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Students beliefs about causes of their failure
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Chamreoeun Koun
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Simply Read: Developing a reading habit in your learners
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Clyde Fowle
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 14th (Friday) 2005

TKT Teacher Development Course: Language and Background to Language learning and teaching
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: British Council Trainer
Organization: The British Council Tokyo Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 15th (Saturday) 2005

Vocabulary Acquisition through Storytelling
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Beniko Mason
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

13th Korea TESOL International Conference
Time: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Mario Rinvolucri, Amy Tsuio, Ana Lado, Susan Stempleski, Clyde Fowle, and many more
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 16th (Sunday) 2005

Longman ELT / Travelman Teacher Training Seminar
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Steve King (Longman ELT)
Organization: Pearson Kirihara
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Theater in the English Language Classroom: Learning Through Play
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Emily Roehl and the Nagoya Players
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Idea Exchanging
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Idea sharing by active participants
Organization: ETJ Yamaguchi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture

Process Writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Taferner
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

Tohoku ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: A variety of speakers
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Nellie's ELT Workshop and Book Fair 2005 in Osaka
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

13th Korea TESOL International Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Proposals are due June 30, 2005
Organization: Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

October 21st (Friday) 2005

Questions and Considerations for Teaching Vocabulary
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: I. S. Paul Nation, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Alternative Careers for Trainers
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Terrie Lloyd, DaiJob Inc.
Organization: International Business Communicators
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 22nd (Saturday) 2005

What Color are your Sunglasses while Viewing the World?
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Jessica Oppenheim
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

5th Immediate Method Autumn Workshop
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Scott Brown, Stephen Richmond, and more (22 presenters in total)
Organization: Research Group for Teaching Conversation in Japan
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Personality Workshop in Teaching/Learning Style Diversity
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Lawrence Metzger
Organization: Teachers College Columbia University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Storytelling Festival and Symposium
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

4th Annual Storytelling Festival and Symposium
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly, Beniko Mason, Brian Caspino, Rex Tanimoto, and many more (including many students)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

October 23rd (Sunday) 2005

5th Immediate Method Autumn Workshop (day two)
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: Scott Brown, Stephen Richmond, and more
Organization: Research Group for Teaching Conversation in Japan
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Electronic Dictionary vs. Paper Dictionary: How Differences in Dictionary Interfaces Affect English Language Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Natsue Nakayama
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Asian Englishes - English Learning and Japanese Modern Girls
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kyoko Fujise (Tokyo University of Science, Suwa)
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

Effective Training (Presentation in Japanese)
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kyoko Sonomoto, Kagoshima Junshin Junior High School
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Kyushu ETJ Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: a lot of speakers
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Nellie's ELT Workshop and Book Fair 2005 in Kanazawa
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

October 29th (Saturday) 2005

Micro-Conference 1: DYI CALL: eLearnng on the Cheap
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon, Timothy Gutierrez and Peter Ross
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

Significant Scribbles: From sentence combining to diary writing
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly, Osaka Gakuin University
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Tokyo ETJ Expo and Tokyo English Language Book Fair (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: A number of speakers
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 30th (Sunday) 2005

Workshop - English through Drama
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: The Covenant Players
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Significant Scribbles: From sentence combining to diary writing.
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly, Osaka Gakuin University, with Steve King of Pearson/Longman publishers.
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

3rd ETJ-Oita Meeting
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Weedon, Oliver Kavanagh
Organization: ETJ Oita (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

Tokyo ETJ Expo + Tokyo English Language Book Fair (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: A number of speakers
Organization: ETJ (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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