ELT Calendar for July 2009

July 4th (Saturday) 2009

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series (Seminar 3): Class-centered Teaching: A Framework for Understanding the Nature of Effective Language Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rose Senior (University of Western Australia)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

July 5th (Sunday) 2009

2nd Annual Extensive Reading Seminar in Japan
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote Rob Waring. Call for papers due May 18th
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Higashi-Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

IIEEC-Oxford University Press Teacher Training Certificate Program 2009
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, IIEEC Teacher Trainers
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 11th (Saturday) 2009

Teaching/Learning Principles for Oral Communication Courses
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Kristen Sullivan
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 12th (Sunday) 2009

Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Ruth Barnes, Manukau Institute of Technology (Auckland, New Zealand)
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Doing Teacher Research: Collecting and Analizing Data
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Sholdt
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Getting more mileage out of your cards
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Carl Zeman
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

7th Annual Conference of the Engaged Pedagogy Association
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Darrell G. Moen, Chiyo Hayashi, Akiko Ebihara, Marie Cosgrove, Yuko Uesugi, Atsuko Tajiri
Organization: Engaged Pedagogy Association
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July ACET Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Nigel, Mami, Noriko, Ihsan, Craig, Emi and other volunteers
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Stories that Need to be Told - A Film Screening by an Award-winning Japanese-Canadian
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Linda Ohama
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

2009 Sainokuni Joint English Workshop for Teachers of Japanese Youth
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: 6 presenters
Organization: ETJ Saitama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

In search of the 'real' Johnny Depp: The co-construction of identity through an interview
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Ian Nakamura
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

July 18th (Saturday) 2009

TUJ Tokyo Distinguished Lecturer Series (Seminar 3): Class-centered Teaching: A Framework for Understanding the Nature of Effective Language Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rose Senior (University of Western Australia)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 19th (Sunday) 2009

ETJ Fukuoka Regional Meeting: Writing for Children
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: David Borgeson, Tristan Scholze
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 23rd (Thursday) 2009

Basic Grammar for Children: Plural Form and Personal Pronouns
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Facilitated by Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: English Teaching Workshop
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 25th (Saturday) 2009

Intertwining content studies with language studies
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Greg Goodmacher and Asako Kajiura
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

July 26th (Sunday) 2009

4th Annual Fukuoka JALT Applied Linguistics Colloquium
Time: 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Digital video in the classroom for teaching and motivating young learners
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Tina Koyama
Organization: ETJ Niigata (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

(1) Task Analysis; (2) Building Vocabulary
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Simon Weedon; (2) Joseph Siegel
Organization: ETJ Oita (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

Cheap ebook and audiobook ideas and activities for teachers