ELT Calendar for June 2014

June 1st (Sunday) 2014

From Motivation to Emotivation
Time: 2:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Liliana Landolfi (University of Naples, Italy)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Learner Corpus Studies in Asia and the World (LCSAW) 2014 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:50 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Tony McEnery (Lancaster U), Andrew Hardie (Lancaster U), Tomoko Kaneko (Showa Women's U). Plus more than 30 presentations
Organization: The International Corpus Network of Asian Learners of English
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 6th (Friday) 2014

JALTCALL 2014 Conference
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote: Regine Hampel (The Open University, UK); Plenary: Glenn Stockwell (Waseda University); call for papers closes Feb 24th
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

June 7th (Saturday) 2014

JALTCALL 2014 Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote: Regine Hampel (The Open University, UK); Plenary: Glenn Stockwell (Waseda University); call for papers closes Feb 24
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

June 8th (Sunday) 2014

JALTCALL 2014 Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote: Regine Hampel (The Open University, UK); Plenary: Glenn Stockwell (Waseda University); call for papers closes Feb 24th
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Co-operative Learning
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joel Laurier
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

ACET Special Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Guest Presenter Kenny King from Maple Leaf Learning
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Using Picture Books and Storytelling to Teach All Age Groups
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Patricia Daly Oe (Author, Teacher)
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

June 14th (Saturday) 2014

Promoting Oral Participation in the Classroom
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Lindsay Mack (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)
Organization: Oita Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Oita City, Oita Prefecture

English Circles and the ELF Class
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

2014 Vocabulary Symposium
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Featured discussants: Batia Laufer and Akiyo Hirai. Call for posters due March 30th.
Organization: Vocabulary Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

June 15th (Sunday) 2014

University of Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) Examinations Modules 1-3
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:20 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Invigilator), Centre Examinations Manager, Cambridge English Language Assessment Centre JP172
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 20th (Friday) 2014

1st Tri-ELE International Conference on English Language Education: Toward Global English Horizons
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Alison Cook-Sather (Bryn Mawr College, USA), Cliff Goddard (Griffith University, Australia), Robert C. Kleinsasser (Arizona State U., USA), Michael Harrington (U. of Queensland, Australia)
Organization: Tri-Institutes for English Language Education
Location: Bangkok, Bangkok (Thailand)

June 21st (Saturday) 2014

How Secure is Your Job? Labour Law changes and the effect on teachers in Japan
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Chris Flynn
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Workshop: Using Japanese cultural techniques in the foreign language classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Morten Hunke (Aichi Prefectural University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

1st Tri-ELE International Conference on English Language Education (day 2 of 2)
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Alison Cook-Sather (Bryn Mawr College, USA), Cliff Goddard (Griffith University, Australia), Robert C. Kleinsasser (Arizona State U., USA), Michael Harrington (U. of Queensland, Australia)
Organization: Tri-Institutes for English Language Education
Location: Bangkok, Bangkok (Thailand)

June 22nd (Sunday) 2014

EFL Teacher Journeys Conference
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Featured speakers: Bill Snyder (Kanda University of International Studies), Keiko Sakui (Kobe Shoin Womens University). Call for papers due April 28th.
Organization: Teacher Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 28th (Saturday) 2014

Business English Workshop Part 2 Student Level Check and Assessment
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Glenn Villacin Kurtz Law
Organization: Filipino English Teachers in Japan (Kanagawa)
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

A Review of the Theoretical Origins of English for Specific Purposes
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tomonori Ono
Organization: JACET English for Specific Purposes SIG (Japan Association of College English Teachers) Kanto
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 29th (Sunday) 2014

Teaching Techniques for Successful EFL classes
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Filipino English Teachers in Japan (Chiba)
Location: Edogawa City, Tokyo Metropolis

University of Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) Examinations Modules 1~3
Time: 2:00 PM - 7:20 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Invigilator), Centre Examinations Manager, Cambridge English Language Assessment Centre JP172
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

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