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Events of professional interest to language teachers in Tokyo.

July 19th (Friday) 2019

Nick Ellis: Understanding Language and Learning: Theoretical, Methodological, and Cultural Developments in Applied Linguistics
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Nick Ellis (University of Michigan)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Rikkyo University Ikebukuro Campus Building 1, Rm 1104
Brief description: The Tokyo, West Tokyo, and Yokohama Chapters of the Japan Association for Language Teaching as well as the Teacher Development (TD) SIG are excited to welcome you to this presentation by Dr.

July 28th (Sunday) 2019

Making the Most of Photocopiable Resources
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Speaker: Terry Yearley
Organization: ETJ East Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: 3F, Shin-Koiwa Chiku Center (map)
Brief description: Presentation description: There are many excellent photocopiable resources available to teachers of EFL. They can be used in a wide range of teaching situations, and can be applicable to, or adapted for, various ages and levels.

August 4th (Sunday) 2019

Bring Your Classroom to Life: Practical ideas for teaching young learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Mayumi Tabuchi, Julie Hwang, David White
Organization: National Geographic Learning (Cengage Learning)
Venue: Sumitomo-fudosan, Roppongi Grand Tower 24F 3-2-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (directly connected to Roppongi-itchome Station)
Brief description: Creating enjoyable and engaging lessons is a challenge we all face as educators. Our young learners need to develop language skills as well as the skills of collaboration, creativity and critical thinking in order to be the next generation of 21st citizens.

August 20th (Tuesday) 2019

The 2nd JACET [Summer(46th) and English Education(7th)] Joint Seminar (Tokyo, 2019). THEME: ELT materials development and use: Linking theory and practice
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:10 PM
Speaker: Invited Speakers: Willy Renandya (National Institute of Education, Singapore), Masaki Oda (Tamagawa University), Yoshiko Goda (Kumamoto University)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Venue: Tamagawa University, University Hall 2014 (Tamagawa-gakuen 6-1-1, Machida, Tokyo 194-8610) map (#22 on map)
Brief description: We are pleased to announce the 2nd JACET [Summer(46th) and English Education(7th)] Joint Seminar (Tokyo, 2019). THEME: ELT materials development and use: Linking theory and practice これからの英語教材の開発と活用 - 理論と実践の連携を求めて Dates: Tuesday 20 - Thursday 22 August 2019 Invited Speakers: Dr Willy Renandya (National Institute of Education, Singapore) Prof.

October 4th (Friday) 2019

JD Brown: Keys to Actually Doing Successful Mixed Methods Research
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: James Dean Brown (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Rikkyo University Ikebukuro Campus Building and Room TBA 3-34-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Japan 171-8501 (map)
Brief description: Do you research? Are you interested in doing research? Come learn from an expert in language education related research on how to succeed with mixed methods research.

October 12th (Saturday) 2019

2019 JALT Vocabulary SIG Symposium
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Irina Elgort (Victoria University of Wellington), Tatsuya Nakata (Hosei University). Call for posters due August 31
Organization: Vocabulary Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Waseda University, Nishi-Waseda Campus, Building 63, Tokyo
Brief description: Two symposia will be held, one on Vocabulary Learning with Discussant Dr. Irina Elgort, and one on Vocabulary and Computer Assisted Language Learning with Dr.

October 13th (Sunday) 2019

Cambridge Day Osaka
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Speaker: Hideaki Kogo (Keiai University), Tomoe Aoyama (Cambridge English Assessment), Yuko Hoshino (Chiba University), Chiho Nakagawa (Kogakuin Junior and Senior High School), James Dunn (Tokai University), Steven Gershon (J.F. Oberlin University )
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Venue: Civi Convention Centre Shin Osaka Higashi (map)
Brief description: Due to popular demand, Cambridge University Press Japan is pleased to announce the return of "Cambridge Day" in Osaka. Cambridge Day Osaka will have a range of sessions to prepare for the changes in 2020, from workshops on 4-skills integrated lessons, teaching speaking and presentation, to the importance of Critical Thinking Skills.

December 1st (Sunday) 2019 Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Tokyo
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
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.)

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