ELT Calendar for December 2010

December 4th (Saturday) 2010

Cypris Society: Virtual World Teaching Workshop and Meetup
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Jean Paul DuQuette, Mike McKay
Organization: Cypris Society
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Peace as a Global Language Tokyo 2010
Time: 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote speaker Columba Peoples, University of Bristol, plus many others
Organization: Peace as a Global Language Conference
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

December 5th (Sunday) 2010

Peace as a Global Language Tokyo 2010 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Many great speakers
Organization: Peace as a Global Language Conference
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Shinshu JALT Share
Time: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

Three Presentations
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham, Anna Motohashi, and Adam Lebowitz
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Alma Certificate in Teaching Communication to Japanese Students (Tokyo)
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Bruno Vannieu
Organization: Alma Publishing
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

It's Christmas!
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Linda Donan
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Making the Most of It: Using Textbooks Effectively
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Huang
Organization: ETJ Sendai (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Kyushu ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Nation, David Paul, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, Mike Guest, Greg Crawford and more
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 11th (Saturday) 2010

Publishers' Session: Texts and Tests from OUP and Pearson Kirihara
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Keiko Willhite (Oxford University Press); Takeshi Kamimura (ELT/VERSANT Consultant, Pearson Kirihara)
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers
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

December 12th (Sunday) 2010

Power Seminars EFL Six-hour Event
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:45 PM
Speaker: Kim Horne, Kaj Schwermer, Jeffrey Scott, and Peter Warner
Organization: Power Seminars
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Voice training for teachers: Positive psychology in the classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Claudine Marais
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

Adapting under stress: Surviving and succeeding in learning English
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Joseph Falout
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

December 18th (Saturday) 2010

JALT All-Kansai Pecha Kucha Night and Bonenkai
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Several
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

December 19th (Sunday) 2010

In My Life: Conversation Strategies and Personalized Content to the Max
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: David Kluge
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

Best of JALT 2010: Highlights from the 2010 JALT National Conference (with short brainstorming session on future programs)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: JALT Sendai Members
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Learn How to Make Chants from Carolyn Graham the Founder
Time: 9:40 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Carolyn Graham
Organization: JJ Fellowship
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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