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ELT Calendar for Osaka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka Prefecture.

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Call for papers due June 30th (Sunday) 2019
2019 JALT CUE and BizCom ESP Symposium
The 2019 JALT CUE and BizCom ESP Symposium will be held September 21 at Uchida Yoko in Osaka.

Call for papers due August 4th (Sunday) 2019
JASAL 2019 Annual Conference: New Beginnings
The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning (JASAL) 2019 Annual Conference will be held November 30-December 1, 2019 at Otemon Gakuin University in Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture

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.

September 21st (Saturday) 2019

2019 JALT CUE and BizCom ESP Symposium
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Winnie Cheng (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Judy Noguchi (Kobe Gakuin University), Laurence Anthony (Waseda University)
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Uchida Yoko (map / info)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: The 2019 JALT CUE and BizCom ESP Symposium will feature three plenary speakers and two poster sessions.

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.

November 30th (Saturday) 2019

JASAL 2019 Annual Conference: New Beginnings
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due August 4th
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Venue: Otemon Gakuin University, New Campus (map)
City: Ibaraki City
Brief description: The theme of JASAL 2019 is New Beginnings. This year marks the beginning of a new era in Japan, the Reiwa period ("beautiful harmony", according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry).

December 1st (Sunday) 2019

JASAL 2019 Annual Conference (day 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for papers due August 4th
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Venue: Otemon Gakuin University, New Campus (map)
City: Ibaraki City
Brief description: The theme of JASAL 2019 is New Beginnings. This year marks the beginning of a new era in Japan, the Reiwa period ("beautiful harmony", according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry).