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ELT Calendar for Gifu City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Gifu City.

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Groups Active In Gifu City

Listed in decreasing order by the number of events on ELT Calendar by each group in Gifu City. (The ELT Calendar database goes back to 2001.)

Past Events in Gifu City

Here are some of the past events in Gifu City.

Introduction of iPad Video Materials and Methods for Task-Based Group Discussion in English
Date: July 14th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Kazumi Kato (Tokai University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Do your students really speak English in a group? This presentation will introduce a teaching method of how to conduct group work in English.

Graded Readers and Global Issues: A Hard Sell?
Date: June 23rd (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Catriona Takeuchi (THT SIG), Ann Mayeda (Konan Women's University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: PLEASE NOTE: This presentation starts at 18:00, one hour earlier than Gifu JALT's usual time In any extensive reading program, allowing learners some choice and selection in reading materials is an important aspect.

Ancestor Lessons - Sharing Personal Histories In The Classroom
Date: May 26th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Ben Backwell, Nagoya City University
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: In this experiential presentation, participants will experience the core activities of two university classes on the topic of ancestors.

Understanding and Applying Case Study Research
Date: April 28th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Wendy M. Gough (Tokai University School of Marine Science and Technology)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: This presentation and workshop will help attendees understand the basics of case study research and how it can be applied in their teaching context.

Gifu JALT Presentations: 1. Increasing Diversity From Within; 2. The Purpose and Development of the JALT Code of Conduct
Date: January 27th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Brent Simmonds (Aichi Gakuin University) and Tanja McCandie (Meijo University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: (1) Increasing Diversity From Within The Japan Association for Language Teaching's (JALT) mission states "JALT promotes excellence in language learning, teaching, and research by providing opportunities for those involved in language education to meet, share, and collaborate.

English as a lingua franca: Past, present, and our response
Date: October 21st (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Alan Thompson, Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: In most of the world, when English is used, it is used as a lingua franca - a language chosen for communication by people who do not share a first language.

Breaking the Mold
Date: September 16th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Bill Fugate (La Porte International Kindergarten)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: There are more than 10,000 English language schools in Japan.

Creating a Successful Extensive Reading Library
Date: July 15th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Lesley Ito, LIXON Education
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Creating a successful extensive reading (ER) library involves much more than just putting books on shelves.

Using the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) to Improve Language Teaching in Japan
Date: June 17th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Morten Hunke (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: The CEFR has now been available for more than 15 years and is an important point of reference in foreign language teaching.

(1) Writing for Fluency or Accuracy: Catch 22? (2) Instruction-giving: Effective Procedural Instructions
Date: May 13th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Andy Boon (Cengage)
Organization: Gifu JALT
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Developing Entrepreneurial Mindsets through Narrative
Date: April 15th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Philip McCasland (Fukushima University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: This presentation will demonstrate how to introduce an entrepreneurship in EMI classes for Economics and Business majors, helping students to better understand how an entrepreneurial mindset can help them imagine their future careers.

Applications and Task Development for Smartphone VR in the EL Classroom: an Overview
Date: March 18th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Josh Brunotte (Nanzan University), Chris Hastings (Nagoya University of Foreign Studies)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: The use of virtual reality in the language classroom is an area that has gone largely unexplored, despite the fact this technology was introduced over two decades ago.

Academic Reading Circles in the English Language Learning Classroom
Date: February 18th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Michael Stout (University of Tsukuba)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: In this workshop, participants will be given an overview of academic reading circles and presented with two examples of how they have been implemented in English language learning classes at universities in Japan.

JALT2016 Four Corners Tour: Scaffolding the Writing Process
Date: November 29th (Tuesday) 2016
Speaker: Dorothy Zemach
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: Do your students (or you!) regard "process writing" as a remedial technique designed for struggling writers or low-level language students? This workshop takes participants through all stages of the writing process: brainstorming, organizing, drafting, editing, and rewriting, to demonstrate its usefulness and efficiency for any level of young adult or adult writer (including native speaker).

They Like Reading What?! An Introduction to and Discussion of Boys Love Manga and Other Media in Japan
Date: October 22nd (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: James Welker (Kanagawa University)
Organization: Gifu JALT
First line of description: This talk will focus on the "boys love" --or BL-- genre of manga, anime, games, and other media in Japan.