The main purpose for the introduction of the E7 series is in preparation for the opening of Hokuriku Shinkansen between Nagano and Kanazawa stations in the spring of next year. The E7 series will gradually replace the ...
JALTCALL 2014 Conference (day 2 of 3). Speaker: Keynote: Regine Hampel (The Open University, UK); Plenary: Glenn Stockwell (Waseda University); call for papers closes Feb 24. Saturday, June 7th, 2014 in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
ESP JACET (JACET English for Special Purposes SIG (Japan Association of College English Teachers) Kanto). March 8 (Sat), 15:00-17:00 in Sagamihara, Kanagawa. Michael Sharpe (Kochi National College of Technology).
Gifu JALT (Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching). February 15 (Sat), 19:00-21:00 in Gifu. Wendy Gough, Clair Taylor, Nami Sakata, Naoki Akahane, Corazon Talam Kato, Kim Horne, Seiya Kojima and Satoshi Hoshiai.
Award-winning Japanese teacher Crispin Chambers explains how he turned a secondary in Devon into the most famous British school in Tokyo Crispin Chambers teaches Japanese at Tavistock College in Devon.
Fairy-Tale-Castle-fairy-tales-and-fables-5123629- This weekend, we are looking forward to doing a presentation in Matsumoto at the Shinshu chapter of JALT. Full details of the venue are available at this JALT events page.
The 5th ALTE International Conference is one of the largest multilingual events for the global language assessment community. ALTE Paris 2014 provides an opportunity to hear influential voices, discuss key issues and meet colleagues from around the world.
Yokohama JALT (Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching). February 15 (Sat), 13:00-16:45 in Machida, Tokyo. Kevin Ryan, Dan Ferreira, Simeon Flowers, Travis Cote and Brett Milliner.
I've flagged a couple of articles from recent Japan Times postings. English fluency hopes rest on an education overhaul (The byline is: "Systemic, structural problems hinder government goals." What I interpret this as, is: The ...
On not conferencing. As I write this blog post, I'm feeling a little stupid and annoyed with myself. You see, this week is the second time that I've found it necessary to withdraw my application to attend and give a workshop at an ...