ELT Calendar for July 2011

July 2nd (Saturday) 2011

JALT CUE 2011 Conference (day 1 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for presentations due Jan 31
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 3rd (Sunday) 2011

IIEEC - Oxford University Press Teacher Training Certificate Program Summer Session Workshop 5
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata and IIEEC Teacher Trainers
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

IIEEC - Oxford University Press Teacher Training Certificate Program Summer Session Workshop 6
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata and IIEEC Teacher Trainers
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JALT CUE 2011 Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Call for presentations due Jan 31
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 9th (Saturday) 2011

FAB1: Connecting Brain Science with EFL
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Curtis Kelly, Tim Murphey, Robert Murphy, and more
Organization: FAB NeuroELT Conference
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Home-based and Public School Teaching
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi, Lori Ligon
Organization: Filipino English Teachers in Japan (Chiba)
Location: Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture

(1) Utilizing observations to explore feedback in SLA classrooms; (2) Interviews for collecting data on feedback in the classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Charles J. Anderson; (2) Marie-Emilie Masson
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 10th (Sunday) 2011

Genki English Vol. 11 Launch Party
Time: 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Genki English
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Columbia University Teachers College Writing Center Presentation; A Gateway to Collaborative Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jennie Roloff, Robert Moreau and Peter Cassidy; Sonoko Ogawa
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

FAB1: Connecting Brain Science with EFL
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Curtis Kelly, Tim Murphey, Robert Murphy, and more
Organization: FAB NeuroELT Conference
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 16th (Saturday) 2011

Reading: Teaching methods and materials for kids and adults.
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

My Share seminar: Effective use of flashcards and activities in the classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Chiaki Inoue
Organization: Kagoshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Isa City, Kagoshima Prefecture

FETJ Kanagawa Chapter Anniversary
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Presenters and topics to be announced later
Organization: Filipino English Teachers in Japan (Kanagawa)
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

July 17th (Sunday) 2011

Improve Memory and Learning: 5 Powerful Teaching Techniques for EFL
Time: 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Robert Murphy
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

The Heart and Science of Preschool Teaching
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Speaker: Marco Brazil
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Teacher Workshop
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

July 18th (Monday) 2011

Today is Marine Day (Umi-no-hi)

Everybody up! Games, chants and songs for EFL classes
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil
Organization: Filipino English Teachers in Japan (Tokyo)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 23rd (Saturday) 2011

The Power of Tasks: Making Learners Talk
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Colin Thompson
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Singing in the EFL Classroom
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Robin Somers Eve
Organization: Kobe Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Okayama JALT July Meeting and Beer Garden
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Speaker: All participants
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

July 24th (Sunday) 2011

Brain Rules and Tools for Teaching Young Learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Kim Horne
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

The Internet and Your Upper-Grade Elementary School Students
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker: Carl Zeman
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Kyoto - Project Based Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Oana Cusen; Oliver Kinghorn; Syuhei Kimura; Heidi S. Durning
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TPR Storytelling and Classical Total Physical Response (TPR) Techniques for Japanese Adults and Younger Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dominic Jones
Organization: ETJ Sendai (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

July 27th (Wednesday) 2011

The 9th Asia TEFL International Conference
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote speaker: Bernard Spolsky; Plenary Speakers: Anne Burns, William Littlewood, Kensaku Yoshida, Susan Gass, more
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

July 28th (Thursday) 2011

The 9th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote speaker: Bernard Spolsky; Plenary Speakers: Anne Burns, William Littlewood, Kensaku Yoshida, Susan Gass, more
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

July 29th (Friday) 2011

The 9th Asia TEFL International Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:40 PM
Speaker: Keynote speaker: Bernard Spolsky; Plenary Speakers: Anne Burns, William Littlewood, Kensaku Yoshida, Susan Gass, more
Organization: The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

July 30th (Saturday) 2011

The 48th Annual Shin-Eiken Conference
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Junior and senior high school English teachers with some college teachers
Organization: Shin-Eiken - New English Teachers' Association
Location: Handa City, Aichi Prefecture

The 10th Seminar on English Education
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Masafumi Hashimoto. Call for papers due June 19.
Organization: Research Institute for Communication of Kansai University of International Studies
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 31st (Sunday) 2011

ETJ Special Seminar on Teaching Children
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara Sakamoto, David Paul, Ritsuko Nakata, Yoko Matsuka
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The 48th Annual Shin-Eiken Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Junior and senior high school English teachers with some college teachers
Organization: Shin-Eiken - New English Teachers' Association
Location: Handa City, Aichi Prefecture

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