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

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

The 30th Anniversary Conference of the JACET Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter
Time: 9:10 AM - 5:40 PM
Speaker: Submission Deadline: April 18, 2018
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka 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

Building Friendly Classroom Communities and Vocabulary Acquisition
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Sandra Wigmore, Florence Valderama Ito and Doris Wong
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

How To Enhance Intercultural Competence In Japanese Primary School English Classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Natsue Nakayama (Bunkyo University)
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

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

July 14th (Saturday) 2018

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

Video-Exchange Project Between a Japanese-Canadian and Japanese University Students
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Meyerhoff (Saga University)
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki 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

Developing Young Learners' Literacy Skills Through CLIL
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Chiyuki Yanase
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Introduction of iPad Video Materials and Methods for Task-Based Group Discussion in English
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Kazumi Kato (Tokai University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

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

Transforming Our Professional Identities and Classroom Practices: Innovations that Have Changed ELT
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Donna M. Brinton (private educational consultant based in Beverly Hills, CA, USA)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

July 18th (Wednesday) 2018

Achieving Coherence in Content-Based Language Teaching: Applying the 6 Ts to Course Design
Time: 4:40 PM - 6:10 PM
Speaker: Donna M. Brinton (private educational consultant based in Beverly Hills, CA, USA)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka 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

Video Exchange Project Between a Japanese-Canadian living in an Agriculture-centered Former Japanese Internment Camp and Freshmen Japanese University Students
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Meyerhoff (Saga University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka 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

Meeting The Needs Of A Diverse International Student Population: The response of a Japanese graduate program
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Richmond Stroupe (Soka University)
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

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

JALT Sendai July Social Get-Together
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Social event (reservation deadline is Thursday, July 12)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi 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)
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)
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)
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

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