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Events of professional interest to language teachers in Tokyo.

May 25th (Saturday) 2019

MMR Seminar Series at Aogaku (No.1) Mixed Methods Research Seminar for Language Teaching and Learning Researchers
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Speaker: John W. Creswell (University of Michigan), Aleidine J. Moeller (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Organization: Aoyama Gakuin University Research Institute
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, Aoyama Campus, Soken Building, Tokyo
Brief description: A seminar (plenary presentations and workshops) on mixed methods research (MMR) for language teaching and learning researchers will be held at Aoyama Gakuin University from May 25 through 26, 2019.

May 26th (Sunday) 2019

MMR Seminar Series at Aogaku (No.1) Mixed Methods Research Seminar for Language Teaching and Learning Researchers
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: John W. Creswell (University of Michigan), Aleidine J. Moeller (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Organization: Aoyama Gakuin University Research Institute
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, Aoyama Campus, Soken Building, Tokyo
Brief description: A seminar (plenary presentations and workshops) on mixed methods research (MMR) for language teaching and learning researchers will be held at Aoyama Gakuin University from May 25 through 26, 2019.

May 31st (Friday) 2019

JALTCALL2019
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers extended to February 18 (9 AM Japan time)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, 4-4-25, Shibuya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
Brief description: This is a three-day event for educators and researchers in digital technology and language learning. Overall program: Fri: Unvetted Workshops Sat: Presentations, Posters, Keynote Sun: Presentations, Posters, Plenary Please check back here or see the JALTCALL 2019 Conference website for details.

June 1st (Saturday) 2019

JALTCALL2019 (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers extended to February 18 (9 AM Japan time)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, 4-4-25, Shibuya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
Brief description: This is a three-day event for educators and researchers in digital technology and language learning. Overall program: Fri: Unvetted Workshops Sat: Presentations, Posters, Keynote Sun: Presentations, Posters, Plenary Please check back here or see the JALTCALL 2019 Conference website for details.

June 2nd (Sunday) 2019

Call for papers due February 10th
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers extended to February 18 (9 AM Japan time)
Organization: Computer-Assisted Language Learning Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, 4-4-25, Shibuya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
Brief description: This is a three-day event for educators and researchers in digital technology and language learning. Overall program: Fri: Unvetted Workshops Sat: Presentations, Posters, Keynote Sun: Presentations, Posters, Plenary Please check back here or see the JALTCALL 2019 Conference website for details.

ETJ East Tokyo (Former ETJ Chiba) Kick off June Workshop: Helping Children Acquire English Through Picture Books - What Can We Do to Make it Successful?
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ East Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: Seminar Room, 5F Kameido Camellia Plaza (2 min from Kameido Sta., Sobu Line or Tobu Kameido Line) 2-19-1 Kameido, Koto-ku Tokyo 136-0071 map
Brief description: Reading picture books to young learners is a good way to take them to a different world. Young learners will travel to a new place, meet new people, and see many things.

June 8th (Saturday) 2019

The 6th Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan: Students in the Center: Reevaluating How We Teach and Serve
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers extended deadline: February 1, 2019
Organization: Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland University Japan
Venue: Lakeland University Japan, 5-7-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Brief description: Please see the conference homepage, conference. luj.

June 9th (Sunday) 2019

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Nellies English Books, Iidabashi (map)
Brief description: How can we develop children’s listening and communication ability? The ability to communicate includes a variety of elements.

Teaching writing (TESOL certificate workshop)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Nellies English Books, Iidabashi (map)
Brief description: Writing is the most difficult of the four skills, but mastering writing greatly improves the children’s ability to internalize language.

June 22nd (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Issues of (mis)communication in Science and Mathematics Classrooms--the Surprising Importance of Language
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Timothy Fukawa-Connelly (Temple University, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Azabu Hall: 2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0047 (map)
Brief description: This course will synthesize the results of various classroom-based (content-based) studies of language and communicative practices in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) classrooms.

June 29th (Saturday) 2019

Half-day workshop--Engaging students with the Linguaculture Motivation Profiler
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Joseph Shaules, Sumiko Miyafusa, Robinson Fritz, Gabriela Schmidt
Organization: Japan Intercultural Institute
Venue: Juntendo University, Ochanomizu Campus, Dai-2 Kyoiku-to, Rm see at the entrance
Brief description: This half-day workshop will introduce the Linguaculture Motivation Profiler (LMP). This validated 36-item online instrument creates a learning profile of students.

July 7th (Sunday) 2019

Teaching games and songs effectively (TESOL certificate workshop)
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Nellies English Books, Iidabashi (map)
Brief description: How can we use games and songs to maximise learning? Games and songs are used as extras by some teachers and just to have fun by others.

July 13th (Saturday) 2019

TUJ Distinguished Lecturer Series: Usage-Based Second Language Acquisition: Implicit and Explicit Learning and Their Interface
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Nick Ellis (University of Michigan, U.S.A.)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Venue: TUJ Azabu Hall: 2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0047 (map)
Brief description: We learn language through our experiences of using language. Usage-based approaches to language investigate how this happens.

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
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.

Groups Active In Tokyo

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