Himeji JALT Archive

Overview

This is an archive of all of the past events of Himeji Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching on ELT Calendar.

2012 Archive

April 22nd (Sunday) 2012
(1) Phonics Activities for Fun; (2) How to Introduce Phonics into Elementary Schools
Speaker: (1) Rumiko Kido (Sales Division Manager for mpi); (2) Buzz Green (Elementary school English teacher)
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2011 Archive

November 13th (Sunday) 2011
Here we are, now motivate us: Strategies for generating student motivation
Speaker: Andy Boon
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 16th (Sunday) 2011
Ethical ELT & Popular Songs, Active Neurons, and High-frequency Vocabulary
Speaker: Maggie Lieb, Meiji University
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2010 Archive

November 28th (Sunday) 2010
Blended Learning: Using the Internet to Learn English
Speaker: Andrew Philpott
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 26th (Sunday) 2010
Language Output, Language Input: things that are true of all
Speaker: Alastair Graham-Marr
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 11th (Sunday) 2010
(1) Common sense in vocabulary teaching; (2) Extensive Reading: The missing piece of the puzzle
Speaker: Rob Waring
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

April 18th (Sunday) 2010
Developing Personalized Portfolio Rubrics for the EFL Classroom
Speaker: Steve Quasha, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Nagoya
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

February 7th (Sunday) 2010
Eigo Note
Speaker: Rosalina Laurente Tatnell
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2009 Archive

November 29th (Sunday) 2009
Organizing events and language learning
Speaker: April Amihan Alcazar, Bill Balsamo 2009 Asian Scholar
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2008 Archive

October 12th (Sunday) 2008
Exploring Reading and Writing Connections
Speaker: Mark Taylor
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

August 10th (Sunday) 2008
Making Your Teaching More Effective
Speaker: Shirley Leane
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 8th (Sunday) 2008
A Memorial for Bill Balsamo
Speaker: Patrick Dougherty
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

January 13th (Sunday) 2008
Prepare Your Students for Academic Studies
Speaker: Eri Okuda (Oxford University Press)
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2007 Archive

November 11th (Sunday) 2007
Language Learning Styles and Strategies
Speaker: Louis Butto
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 14th (Sunday) 2007
Movies in the Making: Making DVD student presentations
Speaker: William Balsamo and George Mano
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 9th (Sunday) 2007
Teachers Helping Teachers Forum
Speaker: Patrick Dougherty, Professor William Balsamo, and other THT members
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 10th (Sunday) 2007
Getting Published
Speaker: Dr. Steve Cornwell
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

May 13th (Sunday) 2007
Mission Impossible? Teaching Debate to Large, Multi-level Japanese EFL Classes
Speaker: Maggie Lieb
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

April 8th (Sunday) 2007
Research and Methodology: Communicate Now!
Speaker: Roger Palmer
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

January 14th (Sunday) 2007
EAP Colloqium
Speaker: Sonia Strain, Susan Jackson, Greg Sholdt, Maggie Lieb and John Cambell-Larsen
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2006 Archive

November 12th (Sunday) 2006
Two Presentations: (1) Outdoor Language Activities, and (2) Combatting Plagiarism
Speaker: Terry Fellner
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 8th (Sunday) 2006
Easy and Fun Vocabulary Building Activities
Speaker: George Mano
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 10th (Sunday) 2006
Multiple Pathways to Multiple Intelligences in the EFL Classroom
Speaker: Maggie Lieb
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 9th (Sunday) 2006
Singing for EFL
Speaker: Robin S. Eve
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

February 19th (Sunday) 2006
The Role of Popular Music in the EFL Classroom; and Preparing Students to Study at English-Speaking Universities
Speaker: Maggie Lieb and Linda Martine
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2005 Archive

September 25th (Sunday) 2005
Why Forget Where You Come From? -- Activities and projects that use Japanese culture and experiences as motivators for learning and enjoying English
Speaker: Patrick Dougherty
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 3rd (Sunday) 2005
Super Techniques for Super Kids
Speaker: Steve King, Longman ELT
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

April 17th (Sunday) 2005
Scarcely a Ripple: Surfing the waves of student anxiety and motivation
Speaker: Terry Fellner and Matthew Apple
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

February 6th (Sunday) 2005
Using the Video Rainbow War in an ESL Lesson
Speaker: John C. Herbert
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2004 Archive

December 5th (Sunday) 2004
Having Fun with English Activities
Speaker: Ayako Nakashima from Thomson Publishing
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 12th (Sunday) 2004
Successful Student Presentations: From the Self, to the Culture, to the Content, to the World
Speaker: Patrick Dougherty, PhD
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 4th (Sunday) 2004
Learning to Read; Reading to Learn (Hijime)
Speaker: Steven King, Longman Publishing
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 13th (Sunday) 2004
Teaching Children
Speaker: Julian Warden, Oxford University Press
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

April 18th (Sunday) 2004
Storyboards For All Occasions
Speaker: William Balsamo
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

March 7th (Sunday) 2004
Techniques for Language Planning
Speaker: Steve King (Longman ELT)
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

February 1st (Sunday) 2004
Communications Strategies
Speaker: Ayako Nakashima (Thomson Learning)
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2003 Archive

September 7th (Sunday) 2003
An Inside View of the JET Program
Speaker: Matt Apple
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 15th (Sunday) 2003
Adapting American Headways For All Classrooms
Speaker: Julian Warden, Oxford University Press
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

April 20th (Sunday) 2003
Foreign Children in Japanese Schools
Speaker: Panel Discussion
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2002 Archive

December 1st (Sunday) 2002
Using Local English Resources
Speaker: Martin Balint
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 20th (Sunday) 2002
Youth Forum
Speaker: Seo Jang Ho, Ren Guan Jiu, Tang Zhi He, An Ming Xing
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

September 8th (Sunday) 2002
Essential Kid's English
Speaker: Julian Warden from Oxford University Press
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 7th (Sunday) 2002
Workshop: Improving Communication Skills
Speaker: Leonie Falland
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 2nd (Sunday) 2002
Nice Talking With You!: Conversation Strategies and Timed Conversations
Speaker: Tom Kenny, of Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

April 14th (Sunday) 2002
The Dominoes Effect: Graded Readers for ESL Students
Speaker: Julian Ward, Oxford University Press
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

February 3rd (Sunday) 2002
Asian Youth Panel Discussion
Speaker: Nobuhiko Shima, Naveed Azmi, Sujin Hong, Gunadhi, Zhou Mei Hong
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

2001 Archive

December 2nd (Sunday) 2001
Longman ELT publisher workshop
Speaker: Paul Rosengrave, Longman ELT
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

October 14th (Sunday) 2001
Teaching Japanese Through Observation, Listening, and Discovering
Speaker: Cheena Fujioka
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

July 8th (Sunday) 2001
Vocabulary Building
Speaker: Sonia Yoshitake-Strain
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

June 3rd (Sunday) 2001
Getting Students to Express Themselves
Speaker: Derek Mackrell, Thomson Learning
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

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