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ELT Calendar for Osaka City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka City.

January 28th (Sunday) 2018

JALT School Owners SIG Mini-conference
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: School Owners Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenshin Daiichi Bldg. 6F, 4-2-26 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka
Brief description: This mini-conference will be a full day of presentations and discussions related to business and language school ownership in Japan.

February 3rd (Saturday) 2018

The 20th Annual Temple University Japan Campus Applied Linguistics Colloquium
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for proposals due December 6th
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University, Japan Campus Osaka Center Osaka Ekimae Building 3, 21F, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 Tel: 06-6343-0005
Brief description: We are pleased to announce the 20th Annual Temple University Applied Linguistics Colloquium (Feb 3-4, 2018). Please join us for an exploration of current research into second language acquisition and pedagogy.

February 4th (Sunday) 2018

The 20th Annual Temple University Japan Campus Applied Linguistics Colloquium (day 2 of 2)
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for proposals due December 6th
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: Temple University, Japan Campus Osaka Center Osaka Ekimae Building 3, 21F, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 Tel: 06-6343-0005
Brief description: We are pleased to announce the 20th Annual Temple University Applied Linguistics Colloquium (Feb 3-4, 2018). Please join us for an exploration of current research into second language acquisition and pedagogy.

February 10th (Saturday) 2018

Qualitative and Narrative Approaches to Researching Language Teaching and Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Gary Barkhuizen (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Campus Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 map
Brief description: What does qualitative research in the field of language teaching and learning actually mean? And what does narrative research mean? How are they related? These are not easy questions to answer, mainly because of the plethora of both definitions and methodological practices evident in the field.

February 11th (Sunday) 2018

Today is National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Bob Peacock, Setsuko Toyama, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, and Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Venue: Shin Osaka Brick Bldg. 3F Room A-D1-6-1 Miyahara, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 2 min walk from subway Shin Osaka Sta. Exit 1. 3 min walk from JR Shin Osaka Sta. West Exit
Brief description: Come and join Oxford at this years Oxford Teaching Workshop series! This interactive and informative event will feature lively and hands-on workshops for teachers of young learners and will stop at ten cities throughout Japan.

March 3rd (Saturday) 2018

Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Osaka Campus Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0001 map
Brief description: The introduction of English education into elementary schools has been much discussed in the last few decades. In order to keep up with the pace of globalization, people in non-English-speaking countries are eager to acquire high levels of communicative English proficiency, while people in English-speaking counties have striven to develop appropriate educational curricula to help young immigrant children learn English.

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.)

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