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ELT Calendar for Fukuoka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Fukuoka Prefecture.

January 12th (Saturday) 2019

Inside a Fluency-Focused English Classroom
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Jose Domingo Cruz
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA building, next to Daimaru, near Tenjin Minami station, room 601-2 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: All teachers want their students to achieve higher levels of fluency, but how to teach it, and which classrooms methods actually work? The presenter has been teaching fluency-based speaking classes for over 20 years, and will share his methods and theories to get students to speak faster and to say more.

February 23rd (Saturday) 2019

MyShare: Online quiz tools
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Call for presenters open until Feb. 1, 2019
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA building, next to Daimaru, near Tenjin Minami station, room 601-2 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: This will be a my-share demonstration event about using freely-available participation / quiz tools such as Kahoot!, Google Quiz, ClassMarker, etc.

March 3rd (Sunday) 2019

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 (Fukuoka)
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Kevin Churchley (Shumei High School), Naoko Ashikawa (Oxford University Press), Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina (Authors, Magic Time; Co-authors, Everybody Up, Oxford Discover), Yoriko Taniyama (Teacher Trainer)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Venue: TKP Garden City Hakata Annex 2F Jupiter Hakata Ekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Join Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 and pick up techniques and ideas from a varied line-up of experienced teachers and teacher trainers and get some ideas to use in your own classes.

April 20th (Saturday) 2019

Engaging, Communicative And Fun Classroom Games
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Stephen Case and Jay Palarino (Tanuki Games)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA building, next to Daimaru, near Tenjin Minami station, room 601-2 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Tanuki Games designs modern card and board games with the classroom in mind. Planned from the bottom up to be engaging, communicative and fun, our games make for excellent classroom activities that will motivate and help students become more confident language users.

May 25th (Saturday) 2019

Designing EFL Materials that Work
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: TBA but probably Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA building, next to Daimaru, room 601-2 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Let’s Go has the distinction of being the first EFL course book series for children, and of remaining one of the world’s best-selling course books through five editions for nearly 30 years.