ELT Calendar for August 2008

August 2nd (Saturday) 2008

Annual Okinawa JALT Chapter Family BBQ Beach Party, Picnic, Pot Luck
Time: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: It's a Barbecue!
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

August 5th (Tuesday) 2008

WorldCALL 2008 Pre-conference workshop sessions
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kyushu Chapter
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 6th (Wednesday) 2008

WorldCALL 2008 - 3rd International Conference (day 1 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kyushu Chapter
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 7th (Thursday) 2008

WorldCALL 2008 - 3rd International Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kyushu Chapter
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 8th (Friday) 2008

WorldCALL 2008 - 3rd International Conference (final day)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology, Kyushu Chapter
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 9th (Saturday) 2008

The First Annual JALT Shinshu Family Retreat
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: none
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

Northern Ireland in terms of its History, Culture and Education
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: David Khattak
Organization: Yamagata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

Kitakyushu JALT 2008 SUMMER SOCIAL
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: It's a party!
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 10th (Sunday) 2008

Making Your Teaching More Effective
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Shirley Leane
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

August 20th (Wednesday) 2008

Perspectives on Language Teacher Development
Time: 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Simon Borg (University of Leeds)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

August 21st (Thursday) 2008

Perspectives on Language Teacher Development (Day2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Simon Borg (University of Leeds)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

August 22nd (Friday) 2008

Perspectives on Language Teacher Development (Day3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Simon Borg (University of Leeds) and Prof. Tsuneo Takanashi (Kyoto Notre Dame University)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

August 23rd (Saturday) 2008

Kusatsu Summer Seminar, August 23-24
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:10 PM
Speaker: Main Kim Bradford-Watts, Kyoto Women's University
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

Perspectives on Language Teacher Development (Day4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Simon Borg (University of Leeds)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

August 24th (Sunday) 2008

Outdoor Activities from Denmark and Australia - Girl Guide Games for the English Classroom!!
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Ann Johansen and Jan O'Laughlin
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

August 31st (Sunday) 2008

Open workshop: Flashcard games and activities
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Several presenters
Organization: ETJ Osaka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Using Debate for English Education
Time: 12:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Michihiro Matsumoto
Organization: JJ Fellowship
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The History of ELT in Japan
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Charles Adamson
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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