ELT Calendar for June 2009

June 3rd (Wednesday) 2009

Nellie's Summer of Reading Day Four: McGraw-Hill Education
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: David White, McGraw-Hill Education
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 5th (Friday) 2009

Nellie's Summer of Reading Day Five - RIC Publications
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Speaker: Yoko Miyauchi
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JALTCALL 2009 Conference: Pre-conference workshops
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Various workshops
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 6th (Saturday) 2009

JALTCALL 2009 Conference: Expanding learner potential
Time: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Keynote Speaker: Mark Warschauer, University of California - Irvine
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Using the appraisal framework: An introduction for language researchers
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Alexanne Don, University of Birmingham, UK
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 7th (Sunday) 2009

One-day Certificate Course in Teaching English to Japanese Students (Osaka)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul, Rob Waring, Grant Trew, Alastair Graham-Marr
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Listening Activities for Children and Junior High Students; Lesson Planning
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Various. Short presentations, Discussion and Idea Sharing
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Chiba City, Chiba 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

JALTCALL 2009 Conference: Expanding learner potential
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Keynote Speaker: Mark Warschauer, University of California - Irvine
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 10th (Wednesday) 2009

Nellie's Summer of Reading Day Six - Welcome to the Wide World of Reading!
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Speaker: Charles Ullmann
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 12th (Friday) 2009

Nellie's Summer of Reading Day Seven - Black Cat Graded Readers
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Richard Attwood
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 13th (Saturday) 2009

Native Checkmate
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ian Willey and Kimie Tanimoto
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

TASK based learning in the CLT classroom
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Peter Lutes
Organization: ETJ Okayama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Learn through ENIE (English Newspaper in Education)
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Toshihiro Yamanishi
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 14th (Sunday) 2009

One-day Certificate Course in Teaching English to Japanese Students (Tokyo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul, Rob Waring, Grant Trew, Alastair Graham-Marr
Organization: ETJ Certificate Course (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Brain-based teaching and Learning-Centered Activities
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly and MASH Collaboration
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June ACET Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Craig, Akiko, Yoko and other volunteers
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Using 30-Second Ads in the Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Philip McCasland
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

2009 Linguapax Asia Symposium, Theme: Human Trafficking
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: Linguapax Asia
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Mini-conference: How to Proceed with English Activities in Primary Schools
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Hideki Sakai, Hiroshi Nishizawa, David Ockert, Tami Kaneko, Fred Carruth, Sean Mehmet and Taya Pitt
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

June 17th (Wednesday) 2009

Nellie's Summer of Reading Day Eight - Macmillan LanguageHouse
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Nobuyuki Maeda, Nao Tamura
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 19th (Friday) 2009

Spring Workshop Series Session Two: Introducing Young Learners to Traditional English Songs
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Devon Thagard, Tanja Yoder and Troy MacDonald
Organization: Kids English Education Project
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Nellie's Summer of Reading Day Nine - Pearson Longman
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Speaker: Megumi Takemura; Izumi Miyashita
Organization: Nellie's Group, Ltd.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 20th (Saturday) 2009

(1) Pronunciation difficulties for Japanese learners of French; (2) Vocabulary and effective lesson planning with clear goals and outcomes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Emilie Masson; (2) Monica Roberts
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series (Seminar 2): Teaching, Learning, and Researching Vocabulary
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stuart Webb (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Neuroscience and Psychology for TEFL
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy
Organization: ETJ Kitakyushu (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 21st (Sunday) 2009

5th Annual Tech Day at Hannan University: Tech Day Plus
Time: 12:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for presentations deadline May 22nd
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsubara City, Osaka Prefecture

Good Practices that Help Students Learn and Teachers Grow
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Wilma Luth
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

The Games Teachers Play
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Karen Varnes
Organization: ETJ Nagano (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

Professional Development - Examiner training (Osaka)
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George, Cambridge ESOL Team Leader
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

June 27th (Saturday) 2009

Eureka! Finding a direction forward with research planning
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuin University)
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

TUJ Tokyo Distinguished Lecturer Series (Seminar 2): Teaching, Learning, and Researching Vocabulary
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stuart Webb (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 28th (Sunday) 2009

Nakasendo 2009: Paths to Learning
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida, Sakagami, Schott, Park, O'Dwyer, Head, de Boer, Miles, Pieroway, Lindskoog, Moreau, Gould, Nashimoto, Yearly, Harada, Barfield et al, Sargent, and others
Organization: Nakasendo English Conference
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Seminar for Teachers of Young Learners
Time: 10:10 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Kim Horne
Organization: ETJ Kyoto (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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