ELT Calendar for August 2006

August 2nd (Wednesday) 2006

LET Kansai 46th Annual Conference (day 1 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due Feb 28
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kansai Chapter
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

August 3rd (Thursday) 2006

LET Kansai 46th Annual Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due Feb 28
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kansai Chapter
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Tokyo PC Users Group Swap Meet 2006
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: All invited
Organization: Tokyo PC Users Group
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 4th (Friday) 2006

LET Kansai 46th Annual Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due Feb 28
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kansai Chapter
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

August 5th (Saturday) 2006

Learn About Denver, Colorado
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Matthew Niemi
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

August 6th (Sunday) 2006

IIEEC-Oxford University Press Teacher Training Workshop Certificate Program (Workshop 5 and 6) in Tokyo
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Qualified teacher-trainers from the IIEEC Teacher Training Center
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Listening Activities Using Picture cards
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Emiko Hirose Horton
Organization: ETJ Saitama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

August 7th (Monday) 2006

5-Day Special Summer Mini Group In-House Seminar
Time: 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Helene J. Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 12th (Saturday) 2006

Kitakyushu JALT Summer Party!
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: It's a party
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 18th (Friday) 2006

4th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 1 of 3)
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:10 PM
Speaker: Several presentations
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 19th (Saturday) 2006

Exploring a Corpus (Professor John Sinclair's Kansai lecture)
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: John Sinclair
Organization: Japan Association for English Corpus Studies
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

4th Asia TEFL International Conference (day two of three)
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:20 PM
Speaker: Several presentations
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 20th (Sunday) 2006

Exploring a Corpus (Professor John Sinclair's Tokyo lecture)
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: John Sinclair
Organization: Japan Association for English Corpus Studies
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Games for Elementary and Junior High Schol students
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Simon Weedon
Organization: ETJ Oita (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

4th Asia TEFL International Conference (day three of three)
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Several presentations
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 26th (Saturday) 2006

The 18th JALT-Gunma Summer Workshop at Kusatsu (Day 1 of the Two-day Event)
Time: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Main William Grabe, Northern Arizona University
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

August 27th (Sunday) 2006

(1) Discussion: English Imperialism; (2) Discussion: Why Taku and Honko Can't Learn English
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Tomoko Fujinami, Izumi High School; (2) Tony Crooks, Miyagi University of Education
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Phonics and Animating your Children's Classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Akemi Takagi
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

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