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ELT Calendar for Osaka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka Prefecture.

May 30th (Saturday) 2015

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Applications of Corpus Linguistics in Language Materials Design and In-Class Teaching and Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Laurence Anthony (Waseda University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University Japan, Tokyo map
City: Osaka City
Brief description: This course introduces the principles of corpus linguistics and explains how corpus approaches can be applied in the design of language materials and the development of innovative language teaching and learning approaches.

June 14th (Sunday) 2015

TEMI 1at carat seminar
Time: 9:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Helene Jarmol Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Venue: Osaka Dawn Center, 5th floor, Seminar Room 2 1-3-49 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka City (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: Greetings Self-introductions Little America Video Tour TEMI Principles Preschool Basics/One Step at a Time Preschool Video Preschool Games/Materials The English Zone Warm-ups Self-introductions Tempo A Classroom is a Home Atmosphere Entering the Classroom Manageable Challenges Format Observation of Little America Class The Four F's The Art of Taking Attendance The Four R's Leaving the Classroom Why Children Are Quick to Learn Teacher Presence Rules 12 Teaching Tips Each Activity is an Event Good Manners Count Songs Games & Materials TPR via Dr.

June 20th (Saturday) 2015

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Reflective Practice for Language Teachers
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Thomas Farrell (Brock University, Canada)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University Japan, Tokyo map
City: Osaka City
Brief description: Reflective practice generally means conscious thinking about what we are doing and why we are doing it and is now used in many different professions such as the legal profession, nursing, and education.

July 11th (Saturday) 2015

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Developing and Promoting Learners' Ability to Understand Real-world Spoken English
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Elvis Wagner (Temple University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University Japan, Tokyo map
City: Osaka City
Brief description: Listening is a vital component of L2 proficiency and communicative competence. An incredible amount of research has examined the L2 listening process in recent decades, and real improvements have been made in how we understand the L2 listening process, and in how we teach L2 listening.

August 4th (Tuesday) 2015

J-LET 2015 National Conference
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology
Venue: Senri Life Science Center, Osaka (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: J-LET (the Japan Association for Language Education and Technology) will hold its 55th Annual National Conference August 4th-6th, 2015 in Osaka.

August 5th (Wednesday) 2015

Language Education and Technology 2015 National Conference (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology
Venue: Senri Life Science Center, Osaka (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: J-LET (the Japan Association for Language Education and Technology) will hold its 55th Annual National Conference August 4th-6th, 2015 in Osaka.

August 6th (Thursday) 2015

Language Education and Technology 2015 National Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Japan Association for Language Education and Technology
Venue: Senri Life Science Center, Osaka (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: J-LET (the Japan Association for Language Education and Technology) will hold its 55th Annual National Conference August 4th-6th, 2015 in Osaka.

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