ELT Calendar for April 2011

April 3rd (Sunday) 2011

One-Day Certificate Course in Teaching Children (Tokyo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2011 We Can! Spring ELT Forum (Sapporo)
Time: 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Yoko Matsuka, Rumiko Kido. Hiromi Sasaki
Organization: mpi
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

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

April 9th (Saturday) 2011

Dogme in ELT: A demonstration
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

PK Chubu's Third Pecha Kucha Night
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Chuck Sandy, Matt Smith, Darren Elliott, David Laurence, Leslie Ito, Mark Kulek, John Gunning and more!
Organization: PK Chubu (Pecha Kucha Chubu)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Professional Development: Teachers of adults - Speaking test examiners
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

April 10th (Sunday) 2011

One-Day Certificate Course in Teaching Children (Osaka)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

(1) Putting Truman on Trial: An Academic Speaking Workshop; (2) Teaching Content-Based English Classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Jason White; (2) John Helwig
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Professional Development: Teachers of children - Speaking test examiners
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

April 16th (Saturday) 2011

My Share Sunday
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: All Participants
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture

Connecting the Brain to Teaching
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jason Lowes
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Testing and Evaluation: Alternative means and methods
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Mike Guest
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

April 17th (Sunday) 2011

One-Day Certificate Course in Teaching Children (Nagoya)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Writing Center Workshop
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Jennie Roloff, Robert Moreau, Peter Cassidy
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

The Power of Connection: How Twitter (and the Internet) Can Make You A Better Teacher.
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto (sponsored by Oxford University Press)
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

2nd Oita English Language Teaching Seminar
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Goddard Weedon, Kazuya Yamamoto, Ed Kellerman, Scott Aubrey, Monica Hamciuc, Antoinette Jones, Warren McDonald, Tristan Scholze, Meg Takemura
Organization: ETJ Oita (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

April 23rd (Saturday) 2011

Workshop on Lesson Planning
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

(1) What is Reading Anyway? (2) Extensive reading and Blogs
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: (1) Joseph Tomei; (2) Joseph Tomei, Paul Beaufait and Richard Lavin
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Professional Development: Teachers of adults - Speaking test examiners
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

April 24th (Sunday) 2011

Osaka JALT Back to School 2011
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Various presenters
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Suita City, Osaka Prefecture

ETJ-Fukushima Seminar/Workshop on Teaching English To Young Learners
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi
Organization: ETJ Fukushima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture

My Share: Extensive Reading.
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various members of our community.
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Professional Development: Teachers of children - Speaking test examiners
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

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