ELT Calendar for January 2011

January 8th (Saturday) 2011

Improve memory and learning: Practical classroom applications
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Robert S. Murphy (Murphy School of Education)
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 9th (Sunday) 2011

A Grammar Workshop with Brett Reynolds
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Brett Reynolds
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

(1) Language Output, Language Input: Things that are true of all learners; (2) Multiple Intelligences Theory and Its Applications to Practices for University Students in Japan
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Alastair Graham-Marr; (2) Masa Tsuneyasu
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Using Recent Media in FL Courses and for Rating Oral Examinations
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Rudolf Reinelt, Ehime University
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

January 12th (Wednesday) 2011

ELT Chat on Twitter
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Group discussion on Twitter
Organization: ELTChat
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

January 14th (Friday) 2011

Pecha Kucha Chubu
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Speaker: Chuck Sandy, 10 others
Organization: PK Chubu (Pecha Kucha Chubu)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

January 15th (Saturday) 2011

Teacher Awareness Through Peer Observation
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Chrsitopher Stillwell
Organization: Oita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Beppu City, Oita Prefecture

An Introduction to CALL: What is available?
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Robert Chartrand
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 16th (Sunday) 2011

Technology in the Classroom
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mary Nobuoka, Darren Elliot
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Why are we here (today) or the reasoning behind establishing new organizations
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Ivan Botev (key-note speaker); (2) Aurora Doshisha (guest speaker)
Organization: Saitama City Educators
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Essential elements of effective TOEIC Prep
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Grant Trew (Oxford University Press)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

January 22nd (Saturday) 2011

(1) Fluency and Collocations; (2) Student Reading Habits and Perceptions
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Dave Robinson; (2) Richard Lemmer
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

January 23rd (Sunday) 2011

(1) Speech Contests; (2) World Englishes
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: (1) Ula Gorski; (2) James D'Angelo
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching Speaking
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Tim Stewart
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Ideas for teaching 3 to 14 year olds
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

Vocabulary: Meaning, Form, Pronunciation, and Beyond
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Brad Deacon
Organization: Toyohashi Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

January 29th (Saturday) 2011

Tenri University - Nara JALT Chapter Joint Seminar: Beyond the New Course of Study
Time: 12:45 PM - 5:20 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

An Online Interactive Vocabulary Learning Course
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:40 PM
Speaker: Trudie Heiman
Organization: East Shikoku Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture

Briefing sessions on postgraduate course on teaching Japanese (Tokyo session)
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Teruyuki Zushi, the principal of the Institute of International Education in London
Organization: Institute of International Education in London
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 30th (Sunday) 2011

Briefing sessions on postgraduate course on teaching Japanese (Nagoya session)
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Teruyuki Zushi, the principal of the Institute of International Education in London
Organization: Institute of International Education in London
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Student Success Stories
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Cheap ebook and audiobook ideas and activities for teachers