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ELT Calendar for Osaka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka Prefecture.

May 18th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Second Language Pragmatics: Theory, Research, and Pedagogy
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Naoko Taguchi (Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Center: Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: Pragmatics, an area within linguistics, is concerned with how people use language in a social context and why they use it in particular ways.

June 29th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Issues of (mis)communication in Science and Mathematics Classrooms--the Surprising Importance of Language
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Timothy Fukawa-Connelly (Temple University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Center: Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: This course will synthesize the results of various classroom-based (content-based) studies of language and communicative practices in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) classrooms.

July 20th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Usage-Based Second Language Acquisition: Implicit and Explicit Learning and Their Interface
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Nick Ellis (University of Michigan, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Center: Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: We learn language through our experiences of using language. Usage-based approaches to language investigate how this happens.

November 10th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Osaka
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Venue: Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda 3F 3-12-10 Toyosaki, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 531-0072 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: Come to talk with, learn from and share ideas with some of Japan's favourite authors of English learners' textbooks! Gain teaching tips, valuable inspiration, and have a look through the presenters' educational materials designed to motivate learners of all ages! A must for all those teaching English as a foreign language! Reserve in advance to get a gift bag! You are welcome to our event without registering, but if you register for this event, you will have a special registration desk at the event where you can pick up an event bag with free gifts courtesy of publishers.