ELT Calendar for November 2009

November 1st (Sunday) 2009

The 30th Tokyo English Language (TEL) Book Fair and ELT EXPO (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Many distinguished speakers will present on various topics relating to English language teaching and learning
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

9th Immediate Method Autumn Workshop (Tokyo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Stephen Richmond, Kathleen Riley, Bruno Vannieu
Organization: Research Group for Teaching Conversation in Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 3rd (Tuesday) 2009

Today is Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

Winter Fun! Seasonal activities for English classes
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Mayuka Habbick
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

ACTJ Annual Mini-Conference: Transitions: Technology and Teaching
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Keynote Gregory Strong
Organization: The Association of Canadian Teachers in Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 7th (Saturday) 2009

The Differing Theories of SLA
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Matthew J. Jenkins
Organization: ETJ Kitakyushu (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 8th (Sunday) 2009

JALT Omiya Member Presentations
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kyoko Suzuki and Jun Harada
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Tohoku ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ Sendai (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

November 14th (Saturday) 2009

TEMI Teacher Training Seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Helene J. Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

The World of Children's Book Publishing
Time: 10:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Alvina Ling
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching for the TOEIC
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Kimiko Murata and Kristen Sullivan
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 15th (Sunday) 2009

ACET November Meeting: Christmas English lessons
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Various volunteers
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

The functional literacy theory and the contextual learning theory as applied to English language learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: April Mella-Alcazar
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

November 18th (Wednesday) 2009

Functional literacy and contextual learning theories applied to English language learning
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: April Alcazar, the Balsamo Asian Scholar/Four Corners national tour guest presenter
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

November 19th (Thursday) 2009

Functional Literacy and Contextual Learning Theories Applied to English Language Learning
Time: 4:20 PM - 5:50 PM
Speaker: Amihan April C. Mella-Alcazar
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Oxford Teaching Seminar 2009
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:10 PM
Speaker: Angela Buckingham, Grant Trew, Sue Garton, Andy Boon
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 20th (Friday) 2009

JALT2009 Pre-Conference Technology Workshops
Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Garr Reynolds, Paul Daniels, Paul Collett, Bill Pellowe, Daniel Beck, Sylvan Payne, Mark Shrosbree, Forrest Nelson
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 21st (Saturday) 2009

JALT2009: 35th Annual International Conference
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Hundreds of great speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

The Red Oni Cried (Naita Aka Oni) and Tsuchigami to Kitsune
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Nagoya Players
Organization: Nagoya Players
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 22nd (Sunday) 2009

JALT2009: 35th Annual International Conference
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Deadline for submissions: Friday 24th April, 2009
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 24th (Tuesday) 2009

An Evening with Scott Thornbury - My ten favourite grammar lessons
Time: 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Thornbury
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 26th (Thursday) 2009

Towards Global Excellence in Foreign Language Education: Technology and Classroom interaction
Time: 10:40 AM - 1:20 PM
Speaker: Neomy Storch, Bruno Vannieu, Bill Perry, Greg Sholdt
Organization: Kobe University (School of Languages and Communication)
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

November 28th (Saturday) 2009

Functional Literacy and Contextual Learning Theories
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: April Amihan Alcazar, Bill Balsamo 2009 Asian Scholar
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

November 29th (Sunday) 2009

Organizing events and language learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: April Amihan Alcazar, Bill Balsamo 2009 Asian Scholar
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

Post National Event
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Oita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

ETJ-Oita / Oita JALT Year End Workshop
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Simon Weedon, Etsuko Minami, Lindsay Mack, Sean Chidlow
Organization: ETJ Oita (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

Kansai ETJ Expo
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Variety of speakers
Organization: ETJ Kyoto (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

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