Nara Chapter

Practical ideas for teaching English at Elementary School

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 10:15am - 4:00pm
Speaker: 
Marco Brazil
Speaker: 
Aki Matsunobu
Speaker: 
Catherine Littlehale
Speaker: 
Catriona Takeuchi

Practical ideas for teaching English to Young Learners
This free event will feature 4 presenters sharing their wealth of knowledge on English education for children.

Please note this event has recently been granted official Koenmeigi status by the Nara Board of Education. (奈良県教育委員会 後援)

Presenter: Marco Brazil(Sponsored by Oxford University Press)

Location: 
Yamato Meeting Place (やまと会議室)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free

A Four-Step Process for Critical Thinking Instruction. A Nara JALT & CT SIG Co-Sponsored Presentation

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 8 June 2014 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
David Gann,Assistant Professor Tokyo University of Science Department of Engineering
Speaker: 
James Dunn, Part-time teacher at Aoyama Gakuin University

A Four-Step Process for Critical Thinking Instruction
This co sponsored presentation will feature two speakers who will impart some of their wisdom and own critical thoughts on the subjects of critical thinking instruction for students and resources and activities for teachers.

David GANN

Location: 
Nara Chusho Kigyo Kaikan The location is opposite the Kintetsu Nara station and can be found here:
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen

Students’ Stories of the Extensive Reading Experience

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 10:15am - 4:00pm
Speaker: 
Kevin Stein

This event will include a morning presentation on extensive reading by Kevin Stein from 10.15 - 11.45.

Unfortunately the family day event under the cherry blossoms of Nara Koen has been cancelled due to bad weather, however we hope to see a large audience for Kevin's interesting talk.

Presentation Outline:

Location: 
Nara Chusho Kigyo Kaikan
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen

Joint NaraJALT, Tenri University & KELES 2014 Conference

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 1 February 2014 - 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Speaker: 
Ken Kanatani 先生(東京学芸大学)
Speaker: 
Andy Sowter Kwansei Gakuin University (関西学院大学)

Beyond the Controversy
 
This years annual Tenri conference will examine the debates between the classroom teachers and the Monkasho which implements the policies to reinforce English education.

13:00-13:20 Opening Ceremony

13:30-14:20 Presentation:

Location: 
Tenri University, 1050 Somanouchicho, Tenri, Nara Prefecture
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
TBA

all-Kansai JALT Bonenkai

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 14 December 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Speaker: 
Quiz Night

The last JALT event of this year will be the all-Kansai JALT Bonenkai on Sat., Dec. 14 (6-9pm). This year it's organized by Osaka chapter and will be a Pub Quiz format at the Blarney Stone Irish Pub in Umeda. Please join us for some finale fun saying sayonara to the Year of the Water Snake. More info at http://www.osakajalt.org/

Location: 
The Blarney Stone Irish Pub, Umeda, 6F Sonezaki Center Building
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

NaraJALT AGM

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 29 September 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: 
Chapter President
Speaker: 
Treasurer

NaraJALT will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Sunday the 29th of September from 2pm in the afternoon following our invited speaker for our September conference. We invite all members, friends and interested people to join us for this event.

Location: 
Yume-kaze hall next to Nara koen
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Supporting Learner Autonomy in a Team-taught Graduate Introductory Course (チームティーチングが大学院入門課程の受講生の自主性を促進させる)

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 29 September 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Speaker: 
Prof. Haruyo Yoshida
Speaker: 
Prof. Bruce Malcolm

Summary:

Location: 
Yume-Kaze (near Todai-ji Temple, Nara)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

40 acres and a Mule 40エーカーとラバ:40年間の教員生活を振り返って & 20 Tatamis and a Calpis

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 9 June 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Speaker: 
Bonnie Yoneda
Speaker: 
& Jim Swan

Bonnie Yoneda, originally from the Midwest United States, has been residing in the Kansai region for the past 40 years.

Location: 
Yume-kaze hall next to Nara koen
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Easy Jazzy Phonology for Children. Followed by Nara JALT's annual hanami party in Nara Park.

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 7 April 2013 - 10:15am - 11:45am
Speaker: 
Mayuka Habbick

Mayuka Habbick is coming down to Nara to share with us her knowledge and ideas on Easy jazzy phonology for young learners.

This will be followed by our annual Hanami Party in Nara Park. Please bring family and friends (both to the event and the Hanami) and enjoy the beauty of spring. (BYO food and refreshments)

Easy Jazzy Phonology for Children
Followed by Hanami in Nara Park

Location: 
Nara Chusho Kigyo Kaikan
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free

Theme: “On Teaching English in English”

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 3 February 2013 - 12:40pm - 5:50pm
Speaker: 
Hiroko Taniguchi (Yagi Junior High School)
Speaker: 
Toshinori Nakae (Sakurai High School), Hidetami Nakai (Tenri University), Rintaro Sato (Nara University of Education)
Speaker: 
Matthew Reynolds(English Please)
Speaker: 
Shuhei Kadota (Kansei Gakuin University)

The Annual Tenri University-Nara JALT Joint Seminar 2013
Hosted by: Tenri University, Nara JALT, Kansai English Language Education Society (Nara Chapter), and NET Forum

Time and date: 12:40–17:50 Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Theme: “On Teaching English in English”

Schedule:

12:40–13:00 Opening Addresses

13:00–13:40 Presentation 1

Location: 
Tenri University Somanouchi campus 1050 Somanouchicho, Tenri, Nara Prefecture, Japan +81 743-63-9001 ‎ · tenri-u.ac.jp
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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