News from JALT Sendai

Announcements - Quick Notes

Seeking Speakers: Our meeting on October 26, 2014 is titled...

3/11 - Devastation, Change, Renewal: Stories from Tohoku Teachers and Students, both in the Classroom and Volunteer Activities.

See the description on our Upcoming Events page, and please contact Joanne Sato, our program chair if you have a story you'd like to share.

Special Workshop with Alan Maley: Putting Creativity into Writing

The afternoon of November 29th brings a special workshop by Alan Maley, leading figure in the world of ELT. Check the details on our Upcoming Events page, and consider joining us afterwards for another Off to the Onsen party - a great way to prepare for the following day's…

Mini-conference: Tohoku ELT Expo (from Sendai ETJ & JALT Sendai)

Our annual Tohoku ETJ/JALT ELT Expo (one-day mini-conference) is coming up again November 30 at Ikuei Gakuen High School in Sendai. Check our Tohoku ELT Expo page for details and download the Call for Presentations. Please consider presenting! It's a great chance to share your work and ideas with a group of friendly, supportive colleagues.

Last Meeting - Quick Report

August 31 - Technology Enhanced Language Learning
(Mark Firth

Mark gave a fascinating talk on overhauling a coordinated university course in listening and speaking and how technology is being employed in the new course at Obirin U. in Tokyo. Thanks Mark! And a big thanks to David White and Cengage Education for sponsoring the event. After the meeting, we grabbed the last chance this year to enjoy the Mitsukoshi Beer Garden.

First Time Free with Coupon!

JALT Sendai - newcomer coupon

JALT Sendai would like to make it easier for you to invite colleagues, friends and students to join us for one of our regular monthly meetings. Simply download & print this coupon, and pass it to someone you'd like to invite. It entitles first-time visitors to free admission for a regular, monthly meeting (excluding special programs).

We hope this will allow members to do something nice for colleagues/students, while encouraging interested individuals to give JALT Sendai a try and see if it could become a valuable part of their professional and personal lives.

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