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ELT Calendar for Osaka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka Prefecture.

July 18th (Wednesday) 2018

Achieving Coherence in Content-Based Language Teaching: Applying the 6 Ts to Course Design
Time: 4:40 PM - 6:10 PM
Speaker: Donna M. Brinton (private educational consultant based in Beverly Hills, CA, USA)
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Osaka Jogakuin University 2 Chome-26-54 Tamatsukuri Chuo-ku 540-0004 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: The term syllabus refers to a public document that defines course content; typically, the syllabus outlines the overall goals of the course, the topics to be explored, academic skills and language issues to be covered, materials and assignments, along with the course timetable and the assessment scheme.

July 21st (Saturday) 2018

Distinguished Lecturer Series: Lexical Input Processing, the TOPRA Model, and Effective Vocabulary Instruction
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joe Barcroft (Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: This seminar focuses on (a) lexical input processing (lex-IP), referring to how learners allocate their limited processing resources when they are exposed to novel vocabulary; (b) the type of processing - resource allocation (TOPRA) model and its predictions for how different types of tasks and input manipulations affect vocabulary learning; and (c) implications of research on lex IP and TOPRA when it comes to vocabulary instruction.

September 10th (Monday) 2018

Otemon Gakuin University SAC Tour
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Katherine Thornton
Organization: The Japan Association for Self-Access Learning
Venue: Otemon Gakuin University SAC (E-CO), 2-1-15 Nishiai, Ibaraki City, Osaka 567-8502 (map)
City: Ibaraki City
Brief description: There will be a tour of the SAC facilities at Otemon Gakuin University, in Osaka, on Monday 10th September.

November 11th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Osaka
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Venue: TBA
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 mini gift pack! You are welcome to our event without registering.

February 3rd (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Osaka Kids Workshop Spring 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Venue: TBA
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 young learners! A must for all those teaching English as a foreign language! Reserve in advance to get a mini gift pack! You are welcome to our event without registering.