ELT Calendar for November 2010

November 3rd (Wednesday) 2010

Today is Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

My Share for Christmas
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

November 6th (Saturday) 2010

The 31st Tokyo English Language (TEL) Book Fair and ELT EXPO (day 1 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Presentations by prominent authors, trainers and local teachers.
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

ETJ Fukuoka Regional Meeting: Behavior Management and Engaging Students
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Jenkins, Bill Pellowe, Paul Shimizu
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 7th (Sunday) 2010

The 31st Tokyo English Language (TEL) Book Fair and ELT EXPO (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Presentations by prominent authors, trainers and local teachers. Special guest, Paul Nation, will give a presentation on Sunday
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 13th (Saturday) 2010

Teaching and learning English humour: In principle and practice
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Richard Hodson (University of Nagasaki, Siebold)
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 14th (Sunday) 2010

(1) Mini-immersion; (2) English in Cambodian High Schools.
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Brad Semans; (2) Soryong Om
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

University Accreditation: How it Impacts You
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bern Mulvey
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

ETJ-Oita Year End Workshop
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Simon Goddard Weedon
Organization: ETJ Oita (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

November 18th (Thursday) 2010

TESOL Situated Development Mini-Conference 2010: 'Astonishing Research'
Time: 5:50 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Nur Hooton, Jerry Talandis Jr, Oliver Mackie, Hayet Amdouni, Tim Marchand
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 19th (Friday) 2010

JALT 2010: Pre-Conference Technology in Teaching (TnT) Workshops
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Forrest Nelson, Jeff Durand, Bob Gettings, Daniel Beck, Joseph Tomei, Sylvan Payne, Paul Daniels, Todd Rucynski, Mark Shrosbree, Charlie Robertson, Paul Collett, Bill Pellowe, Kevin Ryan
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 20th (Saturday) 2010

JALT 2010: 36th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Plenary talk by Tim Murphey. Lots of great workshops and presentations.
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

JALT Junior at JALT 2010 (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: JALT Junior plenary speaker is Marianne Nikolov
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 21st (Sunday) 2010

JALT 2010: 36th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Plenary talks by Nicky Hockly and Alan Maley. Plenty of other sessions throughout the day.
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

JALT Junior at JALT 2010 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: JALT Junior plenary speaker is Marianne Nikolov
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 22nd (Monday) 2010

JALT 2010: 36th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker: Lots of great speakers
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 23rd (Tuesday) 2010

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

Seminar/Workshop on Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ryan Hagglund and Evelyn Asaka
Organization: ETJ Fukushima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture

November 26th (Friday) 2010

Maintaining Young Learners' Motivation
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Marianne Nikolov (National Four Corners Tour presenter) from University of Pecs, Hungary
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

November 27th (Saturday) 2010

Where do New Ideas Come From?
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Professor Alan Maley
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

November 28th (Sunday) 2010

Blended Learning: Using the Internet to Learn English
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Philpott
Organization: Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

Advice from a Legendary Editor: How Ursula Nordstrom Made Children's Books That Last
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Speaker: Leonard Marcus
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Helping Students to Write Creatively
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Alan Maley
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi 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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