ELT Calendar for July 2007

July 1st (Sunday) 2007

ETJ-Aichi July 2007 workshop: (1) Using Music to Teach Rhythm, Vocabulary and Self-Confidence; and (2) Homework for Young Learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: (1) John Wilcutt and (2) Peter Warner
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

My Favorite Things: How to keep them laughing
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Kim Horne
Organization: ETJ Kyoto (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Methodology
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Gordon Olsen
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

ETJ Ishikawa Group Workshop - Great Activities for Great Teachers!
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Two speakers
Organization: ETJ Ishikawa (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

July 7th (Saturday) 2007

JSLS2007 - Japanese Society for Language Sciences Ninth Annual International Conference (day 1 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due January 26, 2007. Plenary speakers: Andrea Moro, Yasuhiro Ichida
Organization: The Japanese Society for Language Sciences
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

North Dakota in terms of its History, Culture, and Education
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Rachel Henkelmann
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

North Dakota in terms of its History, Culture, and Education
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Rachel Henkelmann
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

July 8th (Sunday) 2007

How Children Learn
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Amanda Bradley
Organization: ETJ Miyazaki (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

IIEEC-Oxford University Press Teacher Training Certificate Program (Workshop 5 and 6)
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

JSLS2007 (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due January 26, 2007.
Organization: The Japanese Society for Language Sciences
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

What Is Oral Interpretation? What Can It Do?
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Makoto Omi
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Curriculum Innovation: Coordinating and Managing Change
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Douglas Jarrell, James Venema, and Kathi Emori, Nagoya Women's University
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Professional Presentations
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Berlin
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Classroom Management: Tips and Tricks
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Chuck Kayser and Mikey Kelly
Organization: ETJ Kobe (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

ETJ-KOBE July Meeting: Classroom Management: Kids to Adults
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Brian Miller and Mikey Kelly
Organization: ETJ Kobe (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Teaching Yoga to Children through English
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Elizabeth Knight
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Two Presentations: Picture Books, Storytelling and Imaginative Learning; Native English Teachers - ideas for self introductions at elementary school
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Patricia Daly Oe, Irina Babanova
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Motivation from Natural Resources: Genuine Communication Through Surveys
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Erin Peter Kourelis, American Language School, Matsuyama
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

There's a book inside all of us
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Moritoshi
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

July 14th (Saturday) 2007

Teaching Pre-Teens: Problems and Possibilities
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Aleda Krause
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture

Promoting a Holistic Approach to Speaking in the Classroom
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Capper, Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture

Officer Meet and BBQ
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Kent Hill as discussion facilitator
Organization: Wakayama Chapter of JALT
Location: Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture

The New TOEIC Tests: Understanding the challenges, preparing for success
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Grant Trew
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 15th (Sunday) 2007

Game Discipline
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Carl Zeman
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

The Temple University and Fukuoka JALT 2nd Annual Applied Linguistics Colloquium (day 2 of 2)
Time: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Arita, Baldwin, Carter, Cochrane, Connor, Daugherty, DeLint, Farmer, Fryer, Fukuhara, Harland, Holster, Lake, Mineura, Praver, Sonda, Sorensen, Stewart, Tokunaga, Tsuda
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Learning Pragmatics in Foreign Language Classrooms
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Gabriele Kasper
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Teaching Children: Approach, Curriculum and Classroom Control
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Lesley Ito
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

July 18th (Wednesday) 2007

The 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (day 1 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

July 19th (Thursday) 2007

The 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

July 20th (Friday) 2007

The 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

The Gap between English Education and English Acquisition
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Miki Bong
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

Expressing Causation in English and Japanese
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Chikako Shigemori Bucar (University of Ljubljana)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 22nd (Sunday) 2007

Multimedia Showcase in the Age of Web 2.0
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Hideto D. Harashima
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Computer-mediated communication (CMC) in the language classroom
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Speaker: David Mcloughlin and Jo Mynard
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Using a Student Newspaper to Promote Communication
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Speaker: Jason Williams and Chris Creighton
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

July 27th (Friday) 2007

Astonishing Research: Opportunities, Discovery and Results
Time: 5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon, Simon Stevens, and Urszula Clark
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Japanese Universities and how they are dealing with declining enrollment rates
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Tara Cannon
Organization: International Business Communicators
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 28th (Saturday) 2007

Gender in Language; and Giving Peace Studies A Chance.
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Clem Hiemstra, Sasebo/Imari, and Tim Allan, Kwassui Women's College.
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

The Temple University and Fukuoka JALT 2nd Annual Applied Linguistics Colloquium (day 1 of 2)
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: James Dean Brown, University of Hawai'i at Manoa and others
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 29th (Sunday) 2007

The New TOEIC Test : Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Grant Trew, sponsored by Oxford University Press
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Problems and Issues in Primary English Education in Japan
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Irina Babanova
Organization: Chiba Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Reading Children's Picture Books
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Gilbey
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

ETJ-Sendai July Event - Reading Children's Picture Books
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Gilbey, Charles Sturt University
Organization: ETJ Sendai (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Activities for Teaching Phonics
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Amy Godden
Organization: ETJ Okayama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

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