ELT Calendar for July 2018

July 1st (Sunday) 2018

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Building Balance - Mixing Fundamentals with Fun!
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Eric Kane (ELF Learning)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

One-Day Certificate Course in Teaching Children
Time: 9:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

July 7th (Saturday) 2018

The 30th Anniversary Conference of the JACET Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Submission Deadline: April 18, 2018
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Teaching and Learning Vocabulary
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Nation (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Summer Travelling Conference 2018 (Nishinomiya, Hyogo)
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Posters, short presentations and Pecha Kucha presentations
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 8th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching games and songs effectively
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Activities for children's classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Graduate Student Showcase
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Hao Jingxin, Stella Anggrainy, Rie Yamaji, Zeinab Shekarabi
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

July 14th (Saturday) 2018

Special Process Drama Workshop and JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Summer Travelling Conference 2018 (Nagoya)
Time: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Eucharia Donnery (Shonan Institute of Technology); Call for Papers deadline is June 24
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Lexical Input Processing, the TOPRA Model, and Effective Vocabulary Instruction
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joe Barcroft (Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 15th (Sunday) 2018

JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Summer Travelling Conference 2018 (Nagoya, day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Eucharia Donnery (Shonan Institute of Technology); Call for Papers deadline is June 24
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching games and songs effectively
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Supporting Language Learning with Digital Technologies
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Louise Ohashi (Meiji University)
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

Activities for children's classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

July 21st (Saturday) 2018

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Lexical Input Processing, the TOPRA Model, and Effective Vocabulary Instruction
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joe Barcroft (Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

JALT Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Summer Travelling Conference 2018 (Fujisawa, Kanagawa)
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Poster sessions and short presentations
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Okinawa Summer Language Teaching Symposium 2018: Reaching All Learners
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly (Kansai University)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Onna, Okinawa Prefecture

July 22nd (Sunday) 2018

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

English for Young Learners Workshop Presentation
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Tino Matsuda
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Teaching writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Okinawa Summer Language Teaching Symposium 2018 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly (Kansai University)
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Onna, Okinawa Prefecture

July 25th (Wednesday) 2018

Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2018: Applying Rasch Measurement in Language Assessment and Across the Human Sciences
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote speakers Tim McNamara (University of Melbourne), Yan Jin (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), George Engelhard (University of Georgia); call for papers due March 31
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

July 26th (Thursday) 2018

PROMS 2018: Applying Rasch Measurement in Language Assessment and Across the Human Sciences
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote speakers Tim McNamara (University of Melbourne), Yan Jin (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), George Engelhard (University of Georgia); call for papers due March 31
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

July 27th (Friday) 2018

PROMS 2018: Applying Rasch Measurement in Language Assessment and Across the Human Sciences
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Keynote speakers Tim McNamara (University of Melbourne), Yan Jin (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), George Engelhard (University of Georgia); call for papers due March 31
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

Aichi University: Culture and Language Symposium
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: TBD; call for presentations open until May 28
Organization: Aichi University Faculty of International Communication
Location: Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture

July 29th (Sunday) 2018

Conversational Storytelling and How To Teach It
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Bob Jones (School owner and part-time university teacher)
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

English Language Program in the Elementary School What’s Going on? What Can We Do to Make it Successful?
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis