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Call for papers due September 15th (Friday) 2017
2017 Tokyo JALT Member Presentations
The 2017 Tokyo JALT Member Presentations event will be held October 29 at Rikkyo University, Ikkebukuro Campus.

August 28th (Monday) 2017

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Its Application To Program Planning
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Shinichi Izumi (Sophia University), Yuki Yamano (Utsunomiya University)
Organization: English Language Education Council, Inc.
Venue: B1 Floor Confort Yasuda Bldg. 2-9, Kandanisikicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (map)
Brief description: This education event introduces CLIL program planning. Lecture 1: Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL): What, Why, and How? Lecture 2: Case Study: How we made a CLIL lesson plan on the Chanoyu Experience and Japanese Culture.

August 29th (Tuesday) 2017

JACET 2017: The 56th International Convention (day 1 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:50 PM
Speaker: Plenary speakers Barbara Seidlhofer (University of Vienna) and Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew (Nanyang Technological University)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, 4-4-25, Shibuya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
Brief description: As we head toward the first quarter of the 21st century, the importance of communication at a global level is becoming increasingly evident.

August 30th (Wednesday) 2017

JACET 2017: The 56th International Convention (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:50 PM
Speaker: Plenary speakers Barbara Seidlhofer (University of Vienna) and Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew (Nanyang Technological University)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, 4-4-25, Shibuya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
Brief description: As we head toward the first quarter of the 21st century, the importance of communication at a global level is becoming increasingly evident.

August 31st (Thursday) 2017

JACET 2017: The 56th International Convention (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:50 PM
Speaker: Plenary speakers Barbara Seidlhofer (University of Vienna) and Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew (Nanyang Technological University)
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Venue: Aoyama Gakuin University, 4-4-25, Shibuya, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo
Brief description: As we head toward the first quarter of the 21st century, the importance of communication at a global level is becoming increasingly evident.

September 2nd (Saturday) 2017

Cambridge Speaking Examiner training workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George (Luna International, JP004)
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Venue: to be confirmed
Brief description: Professional development day-long session to train experienced and qualified teachers to be become Speaking Examiners (SEs).

September 16th (Saturday) 2017

CUE ESP Symposium
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Sue Starfield (UNSW), Barbara DuBabcock (City Uni HK), and Masako Terui (Kindai). Call for posters due June 30th
Organization: College and University Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Keio University, Tokyo
Brief description: This is the fourth ESP Symposium offered by the JALT CUE SIG; this year in collaboration with the JALT BizCom SIG and Yokohama JALT Chapter.

September 18th (Monday) 2017

Today is Respect for the Aged Day (Keirou-no-hi)

Method and Effect of Shadoku in Class for Students Aged between 9 and 18 Years
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Yuko Suzuki (ABC4YOU English School)
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: Camelia Plaza 9F, 2 min walk from Kameido Station on the Sobu Line or Tobu Kameido Line. 2-19-1 Kameido, Koto-ku, Tokyo 03-5626-2121 map
Brief description: ETJ Chiba is pleased to announce a regular workshop for English teachers in Japan. We will not only host the workshop at a venue, but organize a state-of-the-art realtime multiple-connected video-conference for remote participants, to be fully interactive with the speaker at the venue.

September 24th (Sunday) 2017

Tokyo JALT Presents: Critical Thinking SIG and Brain SIG Conference
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Rikkyo University, Ikebukuro Campus
Brief description: Come and join the Critical Thinking SIG and the Mind, Brain, and Education SIG (co-sponsored by Tokyo JALT) for a day of learning on September 24th at Rikkyo University.

October 20th (Friday) 2017

Getting Published in JALT Publications
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Jerry Talandis Jr. (University of Toyama), Aleda Krause (Seigakuin University), Eric Hauser (University of Electro-Communications)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Rikkyo University, Ikebukuro Campus
Brief description: In this panel presentation, editors from the three journals comprising JALT Publications (JALT Journal, The Language Teacher, and the Postconference Publication) will talk about what it takes for you to get published.

October 29th (Sunday) 2017

2017 Tokyo JALT Member Presentations Featuring Jim McKinley
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Jim McKinley (University of Bath); call for presentations due September 15
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Rikkyo University, Ikkebukuro Campus
Brief description: Tokyo JALT aims to foster the growth of both Tokyo JALT and our members and this event is our annual effort to do just that.

November 5th (Sunday) 2017

Cambridge Day 2017 - Workshop for JHS & 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
Venue: TKP Shinagawa Conference Center, Tokyo (map)
Brief description: Providing JHS (junior high school) and HS (high school) teachers the opportunity to learn about how to teach communicative English more effectively in classrooms using Cambridge University Press materials.

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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