ELT Calendar for December 2009

December 5th (Saturday) 2009

SCBWI Tokyo Creative Exchange
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Exchange session
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

December 6th (Sunday) 2009

Experience the power of Cross-curricular lessons for young learners
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Lesley Ito
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Kyushu ELT Expo 2009
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 12th (Saturday) 2009

Year End Party!
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

December 13th (Sunday) 2009

JALT National Conference Reports and End of Year Luncheon
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Speaker: Paul Evans and Glen Cochrane
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Effective Procedural Instructions and Motivational Teaching Strategies
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon and Panel Discussion
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

December Meeting
Time: 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Winter Delight: 4 mini presentations and a full-length end-of-year party
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Masahiko Goshi, Lewis Malamed, Kazumi Kato, Shizuno Seki
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Using TV Commercials as Language Teaching Tools
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Philip McCasland
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

JALT 2009 National Conference Review, Action Research Methodology, and annual Bonenkai
Time: 1:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Sholdt
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

1) Publishing: Past, Present and Future and 2) How to publish an article in The Language Teacher
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: 1) Steve King and 2) Jerry Talandis Jr
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

The Communicative Value of English Discourse Intonation
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Yoshio Ido, Ehime University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

December 20th (Sunday) 2009

Task Sequencing and Student Motivation
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: John Gunning
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Language Learner Stories
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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