ELT Calendar for June 2013

June 1st (Saturday) 2013

JALT Ibaraki Chapter June 2013 Meeting (Overnight Mini-Conference)
Time: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Robert Peacokc (Oxford University Press), Takeshi Kikuchi (Iwaki Meisei U), Clay Bussinger (Tokiwa U), Jeroen Bode (U of Tsukuba), and Debora Grow (Tsukuba U and The English Garden)
Organization: Ibaraki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

2013 JALTCALL Conference and 6TH Annual ER Seminar
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Featured Keynote Speaker: Dorothy Chun, (University of California, Berkeley). Call for papers due February 28 (JALTCALL) and March 15 (Extensive Reading)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

2-Day Intensive Certificate Course In Teaching English To Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 AM
Speaker: Marco Brazil, iETC Training Director
Organization: Institute of English Teaching to Children
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

June 2nd (Sunday) 2013

2013 JALTCALL Conference and 6TH Annual ER Seminar
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Featured Keynote Speaker: Dorothy Chun, (University of California, Berkeley). Call for papers due February 28 (JALTCALL) and March 15 (Extensive Reading)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

June 8th (Saturday) 2013

Foreign Language Anxiety
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Luc Roberge
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Language Codes: Helping teachers decode the 'L' in JALT
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Phillips
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 9th (Sunday) 2013

Seven (7) Great Strategies For Getting Children Use English In The Classroom
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil (iETC) Training Director
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Ashikaga
Location: Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture

Bringing Storytelling to Life
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Kevin Churchley (Tezukayamagakuin Elementary school TSS Educational Director)
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 15th (Saturday) 2013

TOEFL iBt Workshop
Time: 10:59 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kazuya Kito, Terry Yearley
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

TOEFL iBt Workshop
Time: 10:59 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kazuya Kito, Terry Yearley
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Teaching Guidelines Seminar
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Filipino English Teachers in Japan (Okazaki)
Location: Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture

1. Reflections on peer assessment of oral presentations; 2. Tabletop roleplaying games (RPGs) and EFL
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: 1. David Townsend; 2. Magnus Kuwahara Magnusson
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

So you want to publish an EFL textbook? Four Points of View to Consider when Writing a Proposal--The Myths and Realities of EFL Publishing in Japan
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Todd Jay Leonard (Fukuoka University of Education)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Debate as an Intellectual and Physical Activity
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: David Kluge
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

June 16th (Sunday) 2013

TEMI MINI seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Speaker: Helene Jarmol Uchida (TEMI Teacher Trainer), Sohei Uchida (TEMI Teacher Trainer), Yoko Sato (Nata Elementary School Veteran Teacher)
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

EFL Teacher Journeys Conference
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University), Deryn Verity (Pennsylvania State University)
Organization: Teacher Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 17th (Monday) 2013

2nd Annual International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics (L3 2013)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due Feb. 15, 2013
Organization: Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics
Location: Singapore, Singapore (Republic of Singapore)

June 18th (Tuesday) 2013

2nd Annual International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics (L3 2013) (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due Feb. 15, 2013
Organization: Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics
Location: Singapore, Singapore (Republic of Singapore)

June 22nd (Saturday) 2013

Feedback in EFL Teaching
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 23rd (Sunday) 2013

Round-table discussion on a variety of topics
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Nathaniel Reed, Jun Magno, Tina Koyama, and others.
Organization: ETJ Niigata (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Getting Your Work Published
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: John Adamson, Melodie Cook
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

June 26th (Wednesday) 2013

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

June 28th (Friday) 2013

Engaging All - Instructional Strategies That Foster Student Success
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Laura Markslag, Scott Badiuk, and Robert Sheridan
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Teaching Materials in EIL (English as an international language)
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Aya Matsuda, Arizona State University
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 29th (Saturday) 2013

The Annual JALT Vocabulary Symposium
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Featured discussants Paul Nation and Yo In'nami; morning plenary by Rob Waring
Organization: Vocabulary Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 30th (Sunday) 2013

ETJ Tokyo Writing Myshare
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Presentation slide design - Presentation Zen and more
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Marc Helhesen (host)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Cheap ebook and audiobook ideas and activities for teachers