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ELT Calendar for Nara City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Nara City.

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Groups Active In Nara City

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

Past Events in Nara City

Here are some of the past events in Nara City.

English Language Teaching through Japanese Eyes
Date: October 1st (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Hideyuki Kashimoto (Shijonawate High School), Michi Yonezaki (Konan Womens University), Tetsuro Nishiyama (Todaijigakuen Junior and Senior High School)
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: This Nara JALT event features Japanese speakers specializing in English language teaching.

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Extensive Reading (ER)
Date: June 18th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Ann Mayeda (Konan University), Paul Goldberg (Kwansei Gakuin University), Mark Brierley (Shinshu University), Ann Flanagan (Ritsumeikan Jr/Sr High School)
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: Join Nara JALT and JALT ER SIG as four speakers discuss their ideas for using extensive reading in various educational contexts.

Vocabulary Learning Strategies: Applying What We Know From Research to Our Practice
Date: October 2nd (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Atsushi Mizumoto (Kansai University)
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: In this talk, Atsushi Mizumoto, Ph.

Young Learners: Competent Communicators
Date: August 21st (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Hikoko Shibata, Scott Crowe
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: Nara JALT is extremely proud to be presenting this particularly practical event that is sure to benefit all educators involved in the young learner (YL) teaching context.

CALL SIG Joint Event: Technology in the Classroom
Date: July 3rd (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Lee Blowers (Kansai International Academy); Maki Terauchi Ho (St. Michael's International School)
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: Like it or not, technology plays an ever more increasing role in how we communicate in today's world.

English for High School Education: Professional Development through Teaching Practice
Date: February 28th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Masayuki Nakano, Angela Wren, Rachel Stuart, Kazuhiro Iguchi and Adelia Falk
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: How did your university students study in HS? What will your JHS students be studying when they get there? What is happening in HS classrooms at present? What is in store for the future? We very much look forward to seeing you at the event to join the conversation.

How do Japanese-university English learners look to you?
Date: October 4th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Etsuko Shimo, Kinki University, Faculty of Applied Sociology
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: Have you ever felt that English L1 teachers (ETs) and Japanese L1 teachers (JTs) have different opinions of their Japanese students? In many university-level English learning programs in Japan, ETs and JTs work together for shared curriculum goals.

Melodic Methodologies: a movement to motivate young learners
Date: August 23rd (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Greg Crawford, Bevan Joseph Bulmer (BJ), Scott Crowe, Nanae Yukioka
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: Beat the heat and feel the beat! Anyone involved in teaching Young Learners should make every effort possible to attend Nara JALT's mammoth August event: Melodic Methodologies.

Materials and Methods for Teaching Spoken Language
Date: April 26th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: (1) Cameron Romney (Sangyo University); (2) John Campbell-Larsen (Kyoto Women's University)
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: With the cooperation of JALT's Materials Writers SIG, Nara JALT is proud to present this wonderfully practical doubleheader-event to kick off the academic year.

The New Academic Year: Resolutions, Reflections and Revelations from the Classroom
Date: February 15th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: Join a casual roundtable discussion to share your professional achievements and/or challenges from the classroom in 2014 and some of your teaching objectives for the new academic year at this most convenient of venues, just across from Kintetsu Nara Station.

Practical ideas for teaching English at Elementary School
Date: August 24th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Marco Brazil (OUP sponsered speaker), Aki Matsunobu (teacher trainer J-SHINE), Catherine Littlehale (Konan Womens College), Catriona Takeuchi (One World English School)
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: This free event will feature 4 presenters sharing their wealth of knowledge on English education for children.

University of Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) Examinations Modules 1~3
Date: June 29th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Invigilator), Centre Examinations Manager, Cambridge English Language Assessment Centre JP172
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172
First line of description: The University of Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT) is a series of 3 80 question, 80 minute examination-based ESL teaching awards from Cambridge University English Language Assessment, a Department of The University of Cambridge.

Call for Nara JALT Chapter Officer Nominations and Announcement of Nara JALT Annual General Meeting
Date: September 16th (Sunday) 2012
Speaker: All chapter members
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: The JALT international conference, held this year in October, marks the end of the elected term for current Nara Chapter Officers and an opportunity for chapter members to become more involved in the running of your chapter.

Ways That Work in Teaching Children
Date: September 16th (Sunday) 2012
Speaker: Takako Watanabe, Watanbe English School; Kazuo Watanabe, Professor of English and English language education at Nara University of Education.
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: This presentation will outline how a mini-immersion program has been conducted for the past 9 years with a special emphasis on the first 6 years, comparing these students' achievements with those of other students in once-a-week and twice-a-week programs.

Opening your own school: How hard can it be?
Date: July 15th (Sunday) 2012
Speaker: Malcolm Harding (CK Education), Tony Brace (UKPlus, Osaka), Matthew Reynolds (English-Please! Language Schools), Catriona Takeuchi (One World English)
Organization: Nara JALT
First line of description: Have you ever wondered about opening your own school? Four owners describe their experiences over the last decade establishing 7 very different English schools.

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