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ELT Calendar for Osaka City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka City.

January 26th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Instructed Second Language Acquisition
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Roy Lyster, Professor Emeritus (McGill University, Canada)
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)
Brief description: The aim of this course is to synthesize the results of various classroom-based studies of second language learning. A range of descriptive and quasi-experimental classroom studies will be examined, all of which explore ways in which teachers and learners integrate a focus on language form while maintaining a central focus on meaning in communicatively oriented classrooms.

February 3rd (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Osaka Young Learners Teaching Workshop, Winter 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: James Hara (ABC Pop Phonics), Leon Butchers (AGO), Aaron Siegel (e-future), Eric Kane (ELF Learning), Deborah Grow (English Garden), Mark Kulek (MSC Press), Mari Yoshizawa (Pep, Inc.)
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Venue: TBA
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.

February 23rd (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Culture in the Language Classroom: Towards an Intercultural Pedagogy for Teaching
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
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)
Brief description: An often overlooked truth about language teaching is that the language teacher is a teacher of culture whether they know it or not or whether they like it or not.

March 10th (Sunday) 2019

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 (Osaka)
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto (Co-author, Let's Go), Kevin Churchley (Shumei High School), Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina (Authors, Magic Time; Co-authors, Everybody Up, Oxford Discover), Setsuko Toyama (Co-author, English Time)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Venue: Shin Osaka Brick Bldg. 3F Room A-D 1-6-1 Miyahara, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi
Brief description: Join Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2019 and pick up techniques and ideas from a varied line-up of experienced teachers and teacher trainers and get some ideas to use in your own classes.

March 16th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Optimizing Second Language Practice in the Classroom: Applying Insights from Cognitive/Educational Psychology to Second Language Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Yuichi Suzuki (Kanagawa University, Japan)
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)
Brief description: Deliberate and systematic practice is essential to develop knowledge and skills for using a second language (L2) more accurately and fluently.

Groups Active In Osaka City

Listed in decreasing order by the number of events on ELT Calendar by each group in Osaka City. (The ELT Calendar database goes back to 2001.)