(1) Using Japanese in Class; (2) Officer Selection
Date: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Japanese in Class
Is a 100 per cent English-language English class possible? Exchange tips and practices for keeping students speaking and thinking in English--as well as tips for using students' native language in class. Topics for thought and discussion (feel free to bring your own, too!):
- Is 100 per cent English achievable? Necessary? Desirable?
- Are there instances when the students' native language should be used?
- Using games, songs, and activities to control use of Japanese
- When the teacher uses no Japanese
- Bilingual team teaching
- How to motivate students to want to use only English
We'll select officers for ETJ Fukuoka positions at the meeting. We're a 100 per cent volunteer grassroots organization, so this is your chance to make ETJ even better! Positions are to be held for 1 year. Think about a position you’d like to hold or someone you'd like to nominate for a position. Positions include:
- Topic Master
- Promotion Chief
- Expo Volunteers: Expo Coordinator, Recruiting for Presenters, Recruiting for Volunteers, Promotion, Venue Organizer, Venue Liason, Tech Master, Reception Head, Chef, General Volunteers
Enjoy drinks and dinner in Nishijin after the meeting! It will be a great chance to focus on teaching, exchange ideas, and network with other teachers in the Fukuoka community.
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan) (ETJ Fukuoka)
Cost: ETJ Members: 500
Non-members: 1,000 yen (membership is free at the door)
Venue: Seinan Gakuin University Community Center (map)
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