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ELT Calendar for Tokyo Metropolis

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Tokyo Metropolis.

November 10th (Sunday) 2019

Teaching in elementary schools
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Nellies English Books, Kenkyusha Fujimi Bldg., 1F, 2-11-3 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. (map https://ltprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Nelliesmap.pdf)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: What is happening with English classes in public elementary schools? How can we make the best use of the materials? How can we work well in team teaching situations.

Yoga in ESL classes and Mini Presentations
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Brooke Lathram-Abe
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: Nellies Bookstore at Iidabashi, 3F
City: Tokyo
Brief description: ETJ Tokyo is holding its 5th meeting of the year and are excited to announce a new presenter for our November 10th meeting.

Activities that are effective in both large and small classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Nellies English Books, Kenkyusha Fujimi Bldg., 1F, 2-11-3 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. (map https://ltprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Nelliesmap.pdf)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: There are many activities that work well only in small classes. Many teachers neeed activities that are effective in large classes and can also be adapted to smaller classes.

November 16th (Saturday) 2019

2019 Meisei University International Studies Center Professional Development Forum
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due October 13, 2019
Organization: Meisei University International Studies Centre
Venue: Meisei University, 2-1-1 Hodokubo, Hino City, Tokyo: International Studies Center, Building 23, 4th Floor
City: Hino City
Brief description: Meisei University's International Studies Center will host its ninth annual professional development forum where English teaching professionals will present short seminars on EFL classroom practices and relevant research themes.

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Theory and Practice of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mike Bostwick (Katoh Gakuen English Immersion, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: 1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004 7-minute walk from Sangen-jaya station (Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line) (map)
City: Tokyo
Brief description: The role of content – how much does it belong in the foreign language class and how it should be integrated with language learning outcomes to promote language learning has been a debate since the 1980's (Pally, 1999).

December 1st (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Tokyo
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Venue: Hearton Hotel Higashishinagawa 2F, 4-13-27 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa-Ku, Tokyo, 140-0002
City: Tokyo
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 gift bag! You are welcome to our event without registering, but if you register for this event, you will have a special registration desk at the event where you can pick up an event bag with free gifts courtesy of publishers.

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