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ELT Calendar for Aichi Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Aichi Prefecture.

June 18th (Sunday) 2017

Promoting Active Listening in the EFL/ESL Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Donaldson
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Nagoya International Center, 3F, Lecture Room 1
City: Nagoya City
Brief description: Despite its obvious importance, listening as a language skill can often lack the focus placed on the other areas of language such as speaking, reading, and writing.

July 23rd (Sunday) 2017

Toward A Focus-on-Form Approach to EFL Teaching in Japan
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Shinichi Izumi (Sophia University)
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Nagoya International Center, 3F, Lecture Room 1
City: Nagoya City
Brief description: Presentation / workshop language: English & Japanese In this task-based interactive presentation, I wish to highlight some problems in grammar-based, teacher-centered, and context-poor instruction that is still prevalent in English education in Japan, and show directions for change that hopefully enable us to teach English in English for greater benefits to students.

July 28th (Friday) 2017

Culture and Language Symposium 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due May 24
Organization: Aichi University Faculty of International Communication
Venue: Aichi University, Nagoya Campus 4-60-6 Hiraike-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi
City: Nagoya City
Brief description: The Aichi University Faculty of International Communication is now accepting paper abstracts for the Culture and Language Symposium which will be held at Aichi University on Friday, July 28th, 2017.

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