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ELT Calendar for Hiroshima City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Hiroshima City.

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Groups Active In Hiroshima City

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

Past Events in Hiroshima City

Here are some of the past events in Hiroshima City.

(1) English Use Outside of the Classroom: L2 Learners or ELF Users? (2) EIL Language in the Era of Globalization in Japan: How do we manage the imbalance of power of language?
Date: July 30th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: (1) Miki Shibata; (2) Fuyuko Takita (Hiroshima University)
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: Presentation 1: English Use Outside of the Classroom: L2 Learners or ELF Users? English is used as a lingua franca (ELF) among those with different languages and cultural backgrounds in this era of globalization.

Motivation and Alienation: Resistance as a Natural Part of Language Learning
Date: June 18th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Joseph Shaules, Juntendo University
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: Learners who struggle with a foreign language often suffer from feelings of alienation and failure, and may be seen as lazy or unmotivated.

Who Owns English? Exploring Linguistic Ideologies in High School Textbooks
Date: May 21st (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Rob McGregor. Hiroshima Motomachi Municipal Senior High School
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: While sentence-level ideologies may be readily engaged in the classroom, those manifesting across an entire curriculum are often less apparent.

Academic Writing Special: Scaffolding the Writing Process
Date: December 2nd (Friday) 2016
Speaker: Dorothy Zemach (JALT2016 Four Corners Tour Speaker)
Organization: Hiroshima 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).

JALT International Conference Sneak Preview
Date: November 13th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: To be announced
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: Are you presenting at the JALT National Conference in Nagoya Nov.

My Share & Book Review
Date: October 16th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: To be announced
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: Do you have a good teaching idea, or have you read a high-quality book recently? If so, YOU can speak at the meeting.

Doing Action Research: My Project on Teacher Talk and Interactional Strategies and a Brainstorming Workshop for Practitioners
Date: September 11th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Daniel Hougham (Hiroshima University)
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: English activities have become compulsory in Japanese elementary schools in recent years and will be allocated more curriculum time in the coming years.

More Talking, Less Drilling: Developing Tasks with Communicative Intent
Date: July 10th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Brett Walter (Hiroshima University)
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: In a language classroom, tasks are often developed that are little more than drills, having students repeat the same phrase multiple times while only replacing one or two key vocabulary words and drilling only for the sake of drilling.

EFL Teacher Journeys Conference
Date: June 19th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: To be announced; call for papers due May 8
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: The Hiroshima Chapter of JALT and the Teacher Education and Development (TD) Special Interest Group (SIG) are accepting presentation proposals for our upcoming EFL Teacher Journeys conference.

iPads and iBooks: Adding to the EFL Classroom
Date: May 15th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Tamara Swenson (Osaka Jogakuin Daigaku)
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: All new technology changes the dynamics of the classroom and learning environment.

Behavioural Economics for Your Classroom
Date: April 17th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Arthur Rutson-Griffiths (Hiroshima Bunko Women's University)
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: Behavioural economics is the study of how psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors affect decision making.

Hiroshima JALT 2015 Mini-Conference and Book Fair
Date: December 6th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Call for proposals due Sept 30
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: Hiroshima JALT invites you to submit a proposal to make a presentation at our Mini-Conference & Book Fair.

HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (2013) Film Screen & Panel Discussion
Date: July 12th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Panelists: Rachael Burke, PhD, and others to be announced
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: The seating is limited and pre-registration is strongly recommended for the special screening of the critically acclaimed 2013 documentary film: HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan.

TEAP: A Model For The Revision Of Japan's University Entrance Exam System
Date: June 28th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Michael Todd Fouts (Eiken Foundation of Japan)
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: The Test of English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) is a university admissions test developed jointly by the Eiken Foundation of Japan and Sophia University.

Writing EFL Materials for the Japanese Market: A Focus on Materials for Japanese Teachers
Date: May 10th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Diane Hawley Nagatomo
Organization: Hiroshima JALT
First line of description: In her three-part presentation, Diane will talk about her 20-year experience of EFL materials writing, from her start to her latest textbook that will be published next year.

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