ELT Calendar for November 2018

November 2nd (Friday) 2018

Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Fall Conference 2018 in Okinawa (3rd annual)
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Call for proposals due September 30th
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Motobu, Okinawa Prefecture

November 3rd (Saturday) 2018

Today is Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Fall Conference 2018 in Okinawa (day 2 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Call for proposals due September 30th
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Motobu, Okinawa Prefecture

November 4th (Sunday) 2018

Speech, Drama, and Debate SIG Fall Conference 2018 in Okinawa (day 3 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Call for proposals due September 30th
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Motobu, Okinawa Prefecture

Content and Language Integrated Learning: What, Why, and How?
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Featured Speakers: Sandra Kouritzin (University of Manitoba and Kwansei Gakuin Visiting Scholar), Shinichi Izumi (Sophia University)
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Context-Based Teaching For Very Young Learners
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

JHS/SHS Reading and Writing
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Sean Anderson and Irene Sugizaki
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Story-Based Teaching For Very Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

One-Day Certificate Course in Teaching Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

November 10th (Saturday) 2018

2018 Meisei University International Studies Centre Professional Development Forum
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due October 5th, 2018
Organization: Meisei University International Studies Centre
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Formulaic Language in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (in Tokyo)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Wood (Carleton University, Canada)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

LEARN Meeting (LEARN = Language Education and Research Network)
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Yoko Takano and Kohei Nakashima
Organization: Language Education and Research Network
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Creating Engagement in the Language Classroom
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Snyder
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

November 11th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Osaka
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Aaron Siegel (e-future), Deborah Grow (English Garden), Edward Newbon (Scholastic UK), Eric Kane (ELF Learning), and more
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

PGL (Peace as a Global Language Conference) in Kobe: Building Peace Through Democracy and Understanding Conference
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Soma Koji (Kobe Peace Research Institute), and more
Organization: Peace as a Global Language Conference
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Christmas Activities For Young Learners
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Share
Organization: ETJ Hyogo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Classes for Low Level Learners: Management Techniques and Classroom Methods
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Asako Kajiura (Niigata University of Rehabilitation)
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

November 16th (Friday) 2018

International JALT Conference Preview and Social Event
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Jason Pratt and others
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Musashino City, Tokyo Metropolis

November 17th (Saturday) 2018

Conference Warm Up and AGM
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture

Formulaic Language in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (in Osaka)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Wood (Carleton University, Canada)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Reading in the Classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 18th (Sunday) 2018

Planning And Integrating Language Games
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Planning and integrating songs
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Youtube: Setting Up Your Channel, Branding and Community Building
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Nate Gildart
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 21st (Wednesday) 2018

JALT 4-Corners Tour: Teaching English in Laos
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Thongsouk Keomany
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

November 23rd (Friday) 2018

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

JALT2018: Technology in Teaching Workshops
Time: 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Workshop leaders Rab Paterson, Parisa Mehran, Paul Daniels, Dawn K. Little, and more
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 24th (Saturday) 2018

JALT2018: 44th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition (day 1 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:25 PM
Speaker: Plenaries by Diane Larsen-Freeman, Momoko Nakamura, Lindsay Clandfield, Judith B. O'Loughlin; many other workshops and presentations
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 25th (Sunday) 2018

Context-based teaching for very young learners
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Story-Based Teaching For Very Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

JALT2018: Diversity and Inclusion (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:25 PM
Speaker: Plenaries by Diane Larsen-Freeman, Momoko Nakamura, Lindsay Clandfield, Judith B. O'Loughlin; many other workshops and presentations
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 26th (Monday) 2018

JALT2018: Diversity and Inclusion (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:10 PM
Speaker: Plenaries by Diane Larsen-Freeman, Momoko Nakamura, Lindsay Clandfield, Judith B. O'Loughlin; many other workshops and presentations
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture