ELT Calendar for February 2019

February 3rd (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Osaka Young Learners Teaching Workshop, Winter 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: James Hara (ABC Pop Phonics), Leon Butchers (AGO), Aaron Siegel (e-future), Eric Kane (ELF Learning), Deborah Grow (English Garden), Mark Kulek (MSC Press), Mari Yoshizawa (Pep, Inc.)
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

TESOL (Young Learners): Getting your students to speak out
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

TESOL (Young Learners): Storytelling for young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

February 4th (Monday) 2019

JALT SDD SIG Early Spring Conference 2019 (Sapporo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: poster presentations, short presentations, and workshops
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

February 5th (Tuesday) 2019

JALT SDD SIG Early Spring Conference 2019 (Sapporo, day 2 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: poster presentations, short presentations, and workshops
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

February 6th (Wednesday) 2019

JALT SDD SIG Early Spring Conference 2019 (Sapporo, day 3 of 3)
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: poster presentations, short presentations, and workshops
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

February 9th (Saturday) 2019

Developing the L2 Reader: Texts and Tasks
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Kimberly Klassen (International Christian University, ICU)
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

Great Group of Local Presenters
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Susan Meiki, Naomi Fujishima, Luc Gougeon, and Akio Niiya
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

February 10th (Sunday) 2019

ETJ Chubu Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Marc Helgesen, Ritsuko Nakata, Makoto Sato, Simon Moran, David Paul, and many more
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

February 11th (Monday) 2019

Today is National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 (Kanazawa)
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto (Co-author, Let's Go), Rob Peacock (Oxford University Press), Yuko Suzuki (ABC4YOU Jiyugaoka)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

February 16th (Saturday) 2019

2019 CamTESOL Conference: Teachers as Learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker:
Organization: Cambodia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Culture in the Language Classroom: Towards an Intercultural Pedagogy for Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 17th (Sunday) 2019

2019 CamTESOL Conference: Teachers as Learners (final day)
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker:
Organization: Cambodia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Location: Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 (Tokyo)
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Rob Peacock (Oxford University Press), Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author, Let's Go), Kevin Churchley (Shumei High School), Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina (Authors, Magic Time; Co-authors, Everybody Up, Oxford Discover)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL (Young Learners): Getting your students to speak out
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching Young Learners From Ages 2-3 Years Old
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker: Kyoko Matsuda, Liza Cecilia Imai
Organization: ETJ Niigata (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Tokyo Teaching Younger Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL (Young Learners): Storytelling for young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

ETJ Kansai Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara H. Sakamoto, Scott Crowe, Junpei Tamura, many more
Organization: ETJ Osaka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

February 23rd (Saturday) 2019

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 (Nagano)
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Speaker: Rob Peacock (Oxford University Press), Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina (Authors, Magic Time; Co-authors, Everybody Up, Oxford Discover), Setsuko Toyama (Co-author, English Time)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Culture in the Language Classroom: Towards an Intercultural Pedagogy for Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

MyShare: Technology for Increasing Participation and Streamlining Your Workflows
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Neil McClelland (University of Kitakyushu), Bill Pellowe (Kindai University, Iizuka Campus), Robert Chartrand (Kurume University), Steve Paton (Fukuoka University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 21st, 2018
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 24th (Sunday) 2019

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 (Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture)
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Speaker: Rob Peacock (Oxford University Press), Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina (Authors, Magic Time; Co-authors, Everybody Up, Oxford Discover), Setsuko Toyama (Co-author, English Time)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 (Hiroshima)
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto (Co-author, Let's Go), Kaj Schwermer (Co-author, Oxford Phonics World), Yuko Suzuki (ABC4YOU Jiyugaoka)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

TESOL (Young Learners): Getting your students to speak out
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TESOL (Young Learners): Storytelling for young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 21st, 2018
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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