ELT Calendar for July 2013

July 3rd (Wednesday) 2013

Japan's Revised Labor Contract Law
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Yumiko Nakajima, general secretary of the National Union of General Workers, Tokyo Nambu; interpreter: Chie Matsumoto, journalist
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

LTRC 2013: The 35th Language Testing Research Colloquium
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due November 30, 2012 (extended deadline)
Organization: The Language Testing Research Colloquium
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

July 4th (Thursday) 2013

LTRC 2013: The 35th Language Testing Research Colloquium (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Many speakers
Organization: The Language Testing Research Colloquium
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

July 5th (Friday) 2013

LTRC 2013: The 35th Language Testing Research Colloquium (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Many speakers
Organization: The Language Testing Research Colloquium
Location: Seoul City, Seoul (South Korea)

July 6th (Saturday) 2013

FAB4: International NeuroELT Conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Robert S. Murphy, others
Organization: FAB NeuroELT Conference
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

The teaching of English as an international language: Beyond the dichotomy of native and non-native speakers
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Nobuyuki Hino (Osaka University)
Organization: Bunkyo Gakuin University
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Reflections on iPad Collaboration in Japanese and Indonesian Contexts
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Roger Palmer
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 7th (Sunday) 2013

FAB4: International NeuroELT Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Robert S. Murphy, others
Organization: FAB NeuroELT Conference
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Songs, Chants, Movements, Games and Phonics World Putting It All Together With A Teaching Theme
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil (iETC) Training Director Kaj Schwermer (co-author Phonics World)
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Tsukuba
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Nakasendo 2013: A Grassroots Event
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: A variety of speakers
Organization: Nakasendo English Conference
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 12th (Friday) 2013

Keynote in the Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Steve Paton and Malcolm Swanson
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 13th (Saturday) 2013

CANCELLED: Oxford Teachers' Academy: Principles of Teaching Young Learners
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Ben Shearon, Rob Peacock
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 14th (Sunday) 2013

July ACET Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Craig, Grace, Yoriko, Diep and other volunteers
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

(iETC) 2-Day Intensive Certificate Course In Teaching English To Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Trainer: Marco Brazil (iETC) Training Director
Organization: Institute of English Teaching to Children
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 15th (Monday) 2013

Today is Marine Day (Umi-no-hi)

ETJ Chiba Online Workshop Theme: English program in elementary school
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Various, facilitated by Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 17th (Wednesday) 2013

ILAC International Conference 2013: Innovation in Teaching Languages and Culture
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due April 15, 2013
Organization: Institute of Language, Art and Culture
Location: Bangkok, Bangkok (Thailand)

July 18th (Thursday) 2013

ILAC International Conference 2013 (day 2 of 2
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due April 15, 2013
Organization: Institute of Language, Art and Culture
Location: Bangkok, Bangkok (Thailand)

July 20th (Saturday) 2013

Self Access Centers
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Brett Milliner (Tamagawa University), Travis Coyte (Tamagawa University), Darrell Wilkinson (Soka University) and Bob Morrison (Kanada University of International Studies)
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Foreign Language Motivation in Japan
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Terry Fellner (Saga University)
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Teaching Debate as a Physical Activity; afterwards: Beer Garden Summer Social 18:00 - 22:30
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: David Kluge (Nanzan University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Materials and Methods for the Communicative Classroom
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Mark Shrosbree
Organization: Oita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Beppu City, Oita Prefecture

New ways of teaching listening
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Blyth (University of Canberra)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

Summer Seminar 2013: KUIS 12th Conference on Language Teaching and Learning
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Atsuko Takase (Kinki University, Osaka), Hajime Narita (Osaka University)
Organization: Research Institute for Communication of Kansai University of International Studies
Location: Amgasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture

Cambridge English Language Assessment: YLE examiner training
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture

July 21st (Sunday) 2013

Seven (7) Great Strategies For Getting Children To Use English In The Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil (iETC) Training Director
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Gifu
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

My Share
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

July 28th (Sunday) 2013

Cambridge English Language Assessment: examiner training for KET and PET levels
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

(ETJ-Aichi) Power Up Your Numbers and Power Up with Music
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Davanzo (Nanzan University), Eric Kane (ELF Learning)
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Technology in the Classroom: A Primer
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Daniel Beck
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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