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ELT Calendar for Kyoto Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Kyoto Prefecture.

Upcoming Deadlines in Kyoto Prefecture

Call for papers due September 30th (Sunday) 2018
Content and Language Integrated Learning: What, Why, and How?
Kyoto JALT will host the Content and Language Integrated Learning Conference on November 4, 2018 at Campus Plaza Kyoto.

September 23rd (Sunday) 2018

Today is Autumnal Equinox (Shuubun-no-hi)

Teaching in Elementary Schools
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: What is happening with English classes in public elementary schools? How can we make the best use of the materials? How can we work well in team teaching situations.

Activities That Are Effective In Both Large and Small Classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: There are many activities that work well only in small classes. Many teachers neeed activities that are effective in large classes and can also be adapted to smaller classes.

October 28th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching Games And Songs Effectively
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: How can we use games and songs to maximise learning? Games and songs are used as extras by some teachers and just to have fun by others.

Activities For Children's Classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: Teachers will discuss and practice a range of activities. Teachers will also discuss their own and others’ activities.

November 4th (Sunday) 2018

Content and Language Integrated Learning: What, Why, and How?
Time: 10:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Plenaries: Sandra Kouritzin (University of Manitoba and Kwansei Gakuin Visiting Scholar), Shinichi Izumi (Sophia University); call for papers due September 30
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Campus Plaza Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: We invite you to submit a proposal for a 25-minute talk on your experience with CLIL. Topics might include activity ideas, curriculum design, L1/L2 language use and purpose, or best practices and pitfalls.

November 25th (Sunday) 2018

Context-based teaching for very young learners
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: Teachers will look at how to set up context based situations so that children use language more naturally.

Story-Based Teaching For Very Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Kibou No Ie Multicultural Center network Salon, 31, Higashi Iwamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto (map)
City: Kyoto City
Brief description: Teachers will look at how to choose a story and how to re-work a story so that it matches a target language.