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ELT Calendar for Osaka City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Osaka City.

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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.)

Past Events in Osaka City

Here are some of the past events in Osaka City.

2017 Annual JALT Vocabulary SIG Symposium: Learning/cognition and corpus linguistics
Date: September 9th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: David Beglar, Jenifer Larson-Hall, Robert Nelson, Yu Kanazawa, Phil Bennett, Laurence Anthony, Dale Brown, Paul Lyddon, Rock Romanko
Organization: Vocabulary SIG of JALT
First line of description: The symposium takes place in a single room.

JALT Task-Based Language Teaching Mini-Conference: Tasks in Practice
Date: July 29th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Lourdes Ortega (Georgetown University); call for poster sessions due June 15th
Organization: Task-Based Learning SIG of JALT
First line of description: A mini-conference presented by the TBL SIG, featuring a poster session of practical TBLT lesson ideas and a special workshop by well-known TBLT researcher Lourdes Ortega from Georgetown University.

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Oral Corrective Feedback in Language Pedagogy and SLA
Date: July 1st (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Rod Ellis (Curtin University, Australia)
Organization: Temple University Japan
First line of description: The purpose of this seminar is to explore the extent to which the approach to correcting learners oral errors evident in popular teacher guides is compatible with research that has investigated the effect of oral corrective feedback on second language acquisition.

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Cognitive and Corpus Linguistics-Inspired Approaches to Lexico-Grammar Instruction
Date: June 24th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Dilin Liu (University of Alabama, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
First line of description: Grammar and vocabulary are arguably two of the most important, albeit most difficult, aspects in second language learning.

Back to School 2017: 7th annual Osaka JALT spring mini-conference
Date: May 27th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Keynote speaker: Professor Gordon Bateson (Kochi University of Technology); call for participation due April 30
Organization: Osaka JALT
First line of description: Back to School 2017 is Osaka JALT's 7th annual spring mini-conference which aims to share ideas on a wide range of topics to help everyone in the new school year.

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Invariant Measurement with Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments
Date: May 20th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: George Engelhard (The University of Georgia, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
First line of description: Measurement issues play a critical role in discussions of second language acquisition.

Back to School 2016
Date: April 23rd (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Various TBA; deadline for proposals is March 31
Organization: Osaka JALT
First line of description: Back to School is our annual spring mini-conference which aims to share ideas on a wide range of topics to help everyone start the new school year on a positive note.

Critical, Constructive Assessment Of CEFR-based Language Teaching In Japan And Beyond (day 2 of 2)
Date: March 27th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Barbel Kuhn, University of Bremen, Germany: EPOS electronical Language Portfolio; Nhung Pham, Hue University of Foreign Languages, Vietnam: Language Policy 2020
Organization: FLP SIG of JALT
First line of description: The conference will show case studies on CEFR-based implemented curriculums in Japan and discuss the possible applications of CEFR-informed foreign language teaching.

Critical, Constructive Assessment Of CEFR-based Language Teaching In Japan And Beyond
Date: March 26th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Barbel Kuhn, University of Bremen, Germany: EPOS electronical Language Portfolio; Nhung Pham, Hue University of Foreign Languages, Vietnam: Language Policy 2020
Organization: FLP SIG of JALT
First line of description: The conference will show case studies on CEFR-based implemented curriculums in Japan and discuss the possible applications of CEFR-informed foreign language teaching.

Think Read Write Workshop
Date: March 20th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Eric Kane, Naoko Amano
Organization: ELF Learning
First line of description: If you are a teacher or school owner that is currently using or thinking of using ELF Learning's Think Read Write Series, this specially designed workshop is just for you! Eric Kane (Author of Think Read Write) and Naoko Amano (Think Read Write User and Presenter) will cover everything you need to know to get the most out of the TRW Series.

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Instructed Second Language Acquisition: How Effective is it?
Date: March 12th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Shawn Loewen (Michigan State University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
First line of description: As second language (L2) educators, we assume that our efforts in the classroom result in improved L2 skills for our students.

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: The Practice of Teaching Speaking
Date: February 27th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
First line of description: For language learners the world over the ability to communicate fluently and confidently in the language they are learning is in equal measures a compelling dream, a daunting prospect and an elusive target.

Kansai ETJ EXPO
Date: February 14th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: ETJ Osaka
First line of description: The Kansai ETJ EXPO is the premiere event of the year for all teachers of English in the Kansai region.

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Iran: History, Education, Language, and More
Date: January 31st (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Parisa Mehran and Mehrasa Alizadeh
Organization: Osaka JALT
First line of description: This event aims to shed light on several facets of Iran in a similar way that Lafcadio Hearn's classic Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, first published in 1894, did for Japan to Westerners.

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Selection, Acquisition and Testing of L2 Vocabulary: the Old and the New
Date: November 14th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Batia Laufer (University of Haifa, Israel)
Organization: Temple University Japan
First line of description: The seminar will focus on three central themes in L2 vocabulary research: selection, acquisition and testing of words learnt by L2 learners.

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