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ELT Calendar for Fukuoka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Fukuoka Prefecture.

May 28th (Sunday) 2017

Online English Learning: Resources, Activities and Evidence
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Paul Raine
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus. It is in the ELGALA building, just next to Daimaru, close to the Tenjin Minami subway station. Level 6, room 601-2
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: New location, on a SundayPlease note that Fukuoka JALT is trying a completely new location this month, Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus.

June 10th (Saturday) 2017

The Brain is Built for Stories: Using them in ELT
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: From JR Kagoshima Line Ongagawa station, 3 minutes walk to the venue. Parking available (10 cars) on site. 2-3-5 Kyutei, Onga-cho, Onga-gun, Fukuoka 811-4306 Telephone: 093-293-3934
City: Kitakyushu City
Brief description: The presenter will discuss research showing how effective stories are, explain the neuroscience behind this phenomenon, and suggest techniques for using them in class, including Rex Tanimoto's DigiTales.

June 11th (Sunday) 2017

Turning Speaking Tasks Into Assessment Activities
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Jerry Talandis Jr. (University of Toyama)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Seinan Community Center, near Nishijin Station (Airport Line), Fukuoka (map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: One effective way to assess your students' speaking skills is to turn regular language practice tasks into tests.

July 8th (Saturday) 2017

Summer Social
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: It's a social!
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: TBA
City: Kitakyushu City
Brief description: Come on out and toast Kitakyushu JALT. .

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