Teaching Children and Young Learners

If you teach English to children or young learners (elementary school, junior high school, or high school), the events listed here are especially for you!

October 21st (Saturday) 2017

Off to the Onsen with Sendai JALT
Time: 5:15 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Special guest Michael Griffin
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

October 22nd (Sunday) 2017

Oxford Day 2017: The Power Of Language
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary Speaker Philip N. Howard (Statutory Professor of Internet Studies at the Oxford Internet Institute and Senior Fellow of Balliol College at the University of Oxford); plus many more
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 5th (Sunday) 2017

My Share; Annual General Meeting
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Speaker: Cheryl Kirchhoff, Mark Brierley, Heather Fukase and Miguel Mission
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

Cambridge Day 2017: Workshop for JHS and HS Teachers
Time: 12:30 PM - 4:40 PM
Speaker: Tomoe Aoyama (Cambridge English Assessments), Charles Browne (Meiji Gakuen U), Curtis Kelly (Kansai U), Steven Gershon (Oberlin U), Kingo Shiratori (Hokusei Gakuen U), Hiroyuki Tsukamoto (ex-Fuji HS)
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 11th (Saturday) 2017

Music: Learning to the Beat in EFL
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 19th (Sunday) 2017

(1) Bring your young learners together! (2) Task-Based Teaching
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Bob Pensak (Bob's English); (2) Nami Imagawa (Nami's English Room)
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 23rd (Thursday) 2017

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

ETJ Chiba November Workshop: Converting Content-Based Textbook into Task-Based Textbooks
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

December 3rd (Sunday) 2017

Oxford Phonics Workshop 2
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Kaj Schwermer (Co-author, Oxford Phonics World), Kevin Churchley (Shumei High School)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2017 Kyushu ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers; call for papers due Nov 11
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 10th (Sunday) 2017

Tohoku ELT Expo
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Speakers from around the nation and from the Sendai/Tohoku region (call for presenters due October 31)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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