ELT Calendar for December 2016

December 2nd (Friday) 2016

Academic Writing Special: Scaffolding the Writing Process
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dorothy Zemach (JALT2016 Four Corners Tour Speaker)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

December 3rd (Saturday) 2016

The four corners tour: Part II.
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Kalyan Chattopadhyay (Four Corners Speaker) and James Dunn (OUP Speaker)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kokubunji City, Tokyo Metropolis

Academic Writing Special: Scaffolding the Writing Process
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dorothy Zemach (Wayzgoose, Inc.)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 4th (Sunday) 2016

2016 ETJ Kyushu ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 9th (Friday) 2016

Communication in workplaces in Asia: Questioning neoliberal ideology of English
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Ryuko Kubota (University of British Columbia)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

December 10th (Saturday) 2016

JASAL 2016 Annual Conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Self-Directed Learner Training for English Language Learning, followed by Bonenkai (Fukuoka JALT's annual end-of-year party)
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mathew Porter (Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Nursing University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 11th (Sunday) 2016

Education as a Business: School Owner Simulator
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Ryan Hagglund (MY English School)
Organization: Iwate Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture

December 17th (Saturday) 2016

Highlights from the JALT2016 International Conference (followed by Bonenkai)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Local members
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Okayama JALT December Meeting: How I learned English; どうやって私が日本語を勉強したか
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Barker and Mutsumi Kawasaki
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

December 18th (Sunday) 2016

Okinawa Trends in Language Teaching Conference 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Andy Boon, Toyo Gakuen University (Call for posters due Dec. 11)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

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