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ELT Calendar for Yamagata City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Yamagata City.

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Groups Active In Yamagata City

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

Past Events in Yamagata City

Here are some of the past events in Yamagata City.

Cambridge English Language Assessment: YLE examiner training
Date: July 20th (Saturday) 2013
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
First line of description: Professional development day-long session to train experienced and qualified teachers of young learners, to be become Speaking test Examiners (SEs).

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Yamagata)
Date: October 9th (Sunday) 2011
Speaker: Devon Thagard, Barbara Hoskins-Sakamoto
Organization: Oxford University Press
First line of description: Schedule:11:20 - 12:00 How do I teach songs? by Devon Thagard (Super Simple Learning) 12:20 - 13:00 What can I give to students who want to learn more? by Barbara Hoskins-Sakamoto (Author, Let's Go).

iPod for Teachers and Students
Date: December 6th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Nicolas Gromik
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: This presentation offers some approaches for using iPods in the language classroom.

Nova Scotia, Canada in terms of History, Culture and Education
Date: October 4th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Colin Rennie
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: The speaker will relate his background in Canada and how it prepared him for his work as a local CIR with the Yamagata prefectural government.

Idaho and Washington - Culture, Education and Language
Date: September 6th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Braden Jenkins and Christopher Chord
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: Two local teachers will share their backgrounds with respect to their life and work in Yamagata.

Northern Ireland in terms of its History, Culture and Education
Date: August 9th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: David Khattak
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: The speaker who is an ALT in Yamagata Prefecture will share his background in Northern Ireland and how it relates to his role as an Assistant Language Teacher in Japan.

How to Do Action Research for Teachers
Date: July 5th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Nicholas Gromik
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: Action Research is a reliable teacher approach to conducting in-class research and observations.

Creating English Theater with EFL Students
Date: June 7th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Christopher Gregory
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: From simple class projects to more elaborate productions, theater is a versatile English teaching tool for students of all ages and skill levels.

Wisconsin and Japan Cultural Differences
Date: May 10th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Heather Dow
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: The speaker has been an ALT for one and a half years in three Yamagata high schools.

Communicative Teaching Methodologies
Date: April 19th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Nicholas Gromik
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: The lecturer from Tohoku University will provide insights into recent teaching methodologies which are used to help students to communicate in English.

The Culture, Education and Language of Maryland
Date: February 2nd (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Rebecca Wickizer
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: The speaker will present her background and how it has helped her in her duties as an ALT in Yamagata prefecture.

How Japanese and Germans can understand each other better through English
Date: January 12th (Saturday) 2008
Speaker: Reinhold Grinda
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: The proximity of England makes it much easier for Germans, compared with Japanese people, to get thoroughly trained in everyday English.

Six Reasons For Communication Problems Between Japanese and English Speakers
Date: December 8th (Saturday) 2007
Speaker: Steve Ryan
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: English and Japanese speakers can hear the same sentence, yet have a completely different interpretation of the words uttered.

How to Encourage Japanese Students to Express themselves in Oral English
Date: November 10th (Saturday) 2007
Speaker: Jerry Miller, Yamagata University
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: Jerry Miller will provide insights into the techniques he uses to get his students to speak in English.

Arizona's History, Culture, and Education
Date: October 6th (Saturday) 2007
Speaker: Payton Tyler Hatch
Organization: Yamagata JALT
First line of description: The speaker discuss how his background growing up in America relates to his role as an English conversation instructor in Yamagata.

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