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ELT Calendar for Osaka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka Prefecture.

September 29th (Saturday) 2018

Osaka JALT Tech Day Plus 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Jerry Talandis, Jr., JALT Publications Board Chair, and many others
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Uchida Yoko Co., LTD, Osaka branch 2-2, Izumimachi 2-Chome Chuo-ku Osaka, Osaka 540-8520 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: A one-day mini-conference on tech and various other topics At TechDayPlus 2018, we aim to share ideas on a wide range of topics, both tech-related and non-tech alike.

Age-related Factors in Second Language Learning (in Osaka)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Singleton (University of Pannonia, Hungary)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Campus in Umeda: Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: For most people the answer to the question of when it is best to begin learning a second language is self-evident.

October 27th (Saturday) 2018

Understanding Language Course Design as a Problem-Solving Process (in Osaka)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Crabbe (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Campus in Umeda: Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: Course design at its most basic is specifying learning goals, together with effective learning opportunities to achieve those goals.

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.

November 17th (Saturday) 2018

Formulaic Language in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (in Osaka)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Wood (Carleton University, Canada)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Campus in Umeda: Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 (map)
City: Osaka City
Brief description: A considerable amount of research of various types has been conducted around formulaic language (FL)--multiword units with unitary meanings or functions that appear to be prefabricated, mentally stored, and processed as if single words.

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.