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ELT Calendar for Okayama City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Okayama City.

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Groups Active In Okayama City

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

Past Events in Okayama City

Here are some of the past events in Okayama City.

2017 December JALT Meeting + Bonenkai
Date: December 16th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Ready for Monday Activities; Quiz Game; Annual General Meeting
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: EVENT 1: "Ready for Monday" Activities (vacancies still open; see below) This will be poster-session style, with several concurrent mini-presentations around the room.

November Meeting: Research and Materials from Three Presenters
Date: November 11th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Neil Cowie and Keiko Sakui; Masayuki Teranishi; Paul Goldberg
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: 1.

October Meeting
Date: October 21st (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Ian Nakamura, David Townsend and Larry Dante
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: An Introduction to Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers (Ian Nakamura) The presenter will show excerpts of interviews of the same guest, Larry David, conducted by two different interviewers.

Annual Okayama JALT Beer Garden
Date: July 8th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Everyone
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Come join us following Kip Cates' presentation at Okadai.

Teaching for Global Citizenship in the Language Classroom
Date: July 8th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Kip Cates (Tottori University)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: The English classroom can be more than just a place to practice language skills.

Resistance on the Brain: Why Student Demotivation is Normal (and what to do about it)
Date: June 17th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Joseph Shaules (Juntendo Faculty of International Liberal Arts)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Many teachers complain about demotivated students.

Okayama JALT April Meeting: Advanced Degrees and Continuing Education--Panel Discussion on Local and Distance Programs
Date: April 15th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Panelists: Jason Lowes, Susan Meiki, Paul Moritoshi, David Townsend, Claire Uchida. Facilitator: Ian Nakamura
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Continuing education can lead to improved skills, knowledge, job prospects, and status.

Okayama JALT January Meeting
Date: January 21st (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Stephen Hampshire; Tom Fast
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Making English classes more active and communicative by Steve Hampshire In this materials-based workshop, I will demonstrate some team, group and pair work activities guaranteed to put your students into active English mode! Taken from Why Canít Elephants Jump? (Perceptia), my new bilingual materials book for teachers, these ideas can be easily integrated into existing courses.

Okayama JALT December Meeting: How I learned English; どうやって私が日本語を勉強したか
Date: December 17th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: David Barker and Mutsumi Kawasaki
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: In this bilingual presentation, David Barker will explain in Japanese how he went about the task of learning the language, and what he discovered about language learning on the journey.

Okayama JALT November Meeting
Date: November 12th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Kenji Chida; Eiko Nakamura
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Monthly meeting of the Okayama chapter of JALT.

Okayama JALT October meeting: A Survival Guide to Student Misbehavior
Date: October 22nd (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Douglas Sweetlove (Kinjo Gakuin University)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: The classroom is the arena where student, teacher, and lesson all come together.

(1) Listening Skills; (2) Lit Circles
Date: September 24th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Alastair Graham-Marr (Abax)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: 1.

Okayama JALT June Meeting
Date: June 18th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Arnold Arao Jon Prevatt
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: We will have two presenters at the June meeting.

Okayama JALT Monthly Meeting, followed by Bonenkai (end-of-year party)
Date: December 12th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Bill Pellowe (Kinki University, Fukuoka Campus)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: Bill will give two short presentations, and then we'll have our annual bonenkai from 6:00 at the Ali Baba Turkish Restaurant (details below).

Okayama JALT Monthly Meeting
Date: November 14th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Maurissa George, Ian Nakamura (Okayama University), Scott Gardner (Okayama University)
Organization: Okayama JALT
First line of description: We will have three presentations: The first is on Building Academic Readiness in English Language Learners Best Practice.

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