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ELT Calendar for Kyoto Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Kyoto Prefecture.

May 27th (Sunday) 2018

How children learn
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: (just by Kyoto station) Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: TESOL (Young Learners) Certificate Workshop: A comparison of different theories and the implications of these theories for classroom practice.

Child-centered learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: (just by Kyoto station) Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: TESOL (Young Learners) Certificate Workshop: What is child-centered learning and how can we incorporate child-centered methods in our classes? Teachers will compare teacher-centered and child-centered methods.

June 23rd (Saturday) 2018

TBLT in Asia 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Speaker: Plenary speakers Hayo Reinders (Unitec, Auckland, NZ), and Natsuko Shintani (Auckland University); call for papers due March 15, 2018
Organization: Task Based Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Ryukoku University, Fukakusa Campus (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: The 2018 Task-Based Learning and Teaching in Asia Conference will be held June 23-24. The aim of this international event is to enable language educators and researchers from across Asia to share ideas and discuss various aspects relating to the theory and/or practice of Task-based Learning and Teaching in Asia.

June 24th (Sunday) 2018

TBLT in Asia 2018 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Speaker: Plenary speakers Hayo Reinders (Unitec, Auckland, NZ), and Natsuko Shintani (Auckland University); call for papers due March 15, 2018
Organization: Task Based Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Ryukoku University, Fukakusa Campus (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: TBLT in Asia 2018 will be held June 23-24. The aim of this international event is to enable language educators and researchers from across Asia to share ideas and discuss various aspects relating to the theory and/or practice of Task-based Learning and Teaching in Asia.

Teaching phonics
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: (just by Kyoto station) Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: TESOL (Young Learners) Certificate Workshop: What is the role of phonics and how can we teach it effectively? This session will also contrast phonics with other approaches to teaching reading and writing and look at the role of each approach.

Phonics activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: (just by Kyoto station) Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: TESOL (Young Learners) Certificate Workshop: Teachers will look at a range of activities for teaching phonics.

July 22nd (Sunday) 2018

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: (just by Kyoto station) Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: TESOL (Young Learners) Certificate Workshop: How can we develop children's listening and communication ability? The ability to communicate includes a variety of elements.

Teaching writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: (just by Kyoto station) Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: TESOL (Young Learners) Certificate Workshop: Writing is the most difficult of the four skills, but mastering writing greatly improves the children's ability to internalize language.