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ELT Calendar for Fukuoka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Fukuoka Prefecture.

May 25th (Saturday) 2019

Designing EFL Materials that Work
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: 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.

June 8th (Saturday) 2019

Teaching Methods in a Blended English Learning Environment
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Huy Tran
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Ogura TM (Teramoto) Building (map)
City: Kitakyushu City
Brief description: What is the role of the teacher in the Age of Information when the tools of learning are at students' fingertips? Take a peek inside a student centered classroom of a semi-self-organized learning environment.

June 9th (Sunday) 2019

ACET June meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Group Members will make presentations on various topics
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Venue: Takamiya Station, Amikas Building, Takamiya, Fukuoka (map)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Workshop - Games, activities and brainstorming session for teaching young learners of English.

June 22nd (Saturday) 2019

Google Classroom - The Basics
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Charlotte VT Murakami (Kurume University)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA, room 601-2, see Google map)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Interested in getting started on Google Classroom? Good! You will be taking advantage of a free and very versatile platform that has enabled teachers all over the world to 'flip' learning and/or go almost paperless.

July 13th (Saturday) 2019

How Listening Skills Can Drive or Inhibit Motivation and SLA
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Alastair Graham-Marr
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA, room 601-2, see Google map)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Feelings of inadequacy quite obviously negatively impact our students' decisions to engage with English, both in and out of the classroom.

September 21st (Saturday) 2019

(1) Individual Factors, Mindsets And FLL; (2) Multilingual Childraising: Giving children access to the world
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: (1) Mike Berg; (2) Christine Provenzano
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA building, next to Daimaru, room 601-2 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: (1) Individual Factors, Mindsets And FLLMike BergDespite the marked impact they have been shown to have in the classroom, growth/fixed mindsets are an under-researched area of foreign language learning (Lou & Noels, 2016; Mercer & Ryan, 2009).

November 17th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Fukuoka
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Venue: TBC
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Come to talk with, learn from and share ideas with some of Japan's favourite authors of English learners' textbooks! Gain teaching tips, valuable inspiration, and have a look through the presenters' educational materials designed to motivate learners of all ages! A must for all those teaching English as a foreign language! Reserve in advance to get a gift bag! You are welcome to our event without registering, but if you register for this event, you will have a special registration desk at the event where you can pick up an event bag with free gifts courtesy of publishers.