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Events of professional interest to language teachers in Tokyo.

Upcoming Deadlines in Tokyo

Call for papers due December 8th (Friday) 2017
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair
The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair will be held Saturday, 10th February and Sunday, 11th February, 2018 at Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages.

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 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
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.

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)
Venue: Shin-Koiwa Chiku Center, 2F Access: 5 min. walk from Shin-Koiwa on the JR Sobu Line Address: 2-17-1 Shin-Koiwa, Katsushika-ku Phone: 03-3653-7141
Brief description: There are people who do not like to study with textbooks. Do you want to know the reason? The answer is simple.

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
Venue: Mita NN Hall (map)
Brief description: Join Oxford Phonics World co-author Kaj Schwermer, and master storyteller Kevin Churchley for a full day of informative, in-depth workshops packed with useful, creative ideas you can use in your own classes right away! We will be hosting the second workshop in Tokyo.

February 10th (Saturday) 2018

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 8th, 2017
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: Building No. 3. Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages, Uchikanda 2-13-13 Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (3 min walk from Kanda Station, West Exit; map)
Brief description: Inviting all ELT professionals and those interested in English language learning and teaching. Comprehensive displays of the latest ELT materials for children and adults.

February 11th (Sunday) 2018

Today is National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 8th, 2017
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Venue: Building No. 3. Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages Uchikanda 2-13-13 Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (3 min walk from Kanda Station, West Exit; map)
Brief description: Inviting all ELT professionals and those interested in English language learning and teaching. Comprehensive displays of the latest ELT materials for children and adults.

May 19th (Saturday) 2018

JALT PanSIG 2018 Conference (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers not yet announced
Organization: JALT PanSIG Conference
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
Brief description: PanSIG is an annual conference sponsored and organized by many of the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT).

May 20th (Sunday) 2018

PanSIG 2018 Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers not yet announced
Organization: JALT PanSIG Conference
Venue: Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo (access)
Brief description: PanSIG is an annual conference sponsored and organized by many of the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT).

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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