News from JALT Sendai

Announcements - Quick Notes on Upcoming Events, etc.

Hands on: Experiential training for teachers of young learners
Karen Masatsugu

Date: June 26, 2016
Time: 2:30
pm - 5:30pm
Miyagi University of Education (MUE), Room 420
Transportation: Free, on-site parking is available, and MUE is just a short stroll down the street from the new Tozai subway line's Aobayama Station. (Map)

Download pdf flyer (Japanese).

Karen's presentation is co-sponsored by MUE's English Education Research Centre, and is FREE for all, so please invite colleagues, students and interested friends.

See Upcoming Events for more info on this presentation.

Special Event: Paul Nation Returns!

World-renowned researcher, author, educator (and long-time friend of JALT Sendai) Paul Nation will be joining us for a full weekend of presentations on Sept. 10th (Sat.) at Miyagi Gakuin Women's University and the 11th (Sun.) at the Sendai Shimin Katsudo Support Center (our usual venue).

Paul's Saturday talk, "How to improve vocabulary learning in a language program," sponsored by MGU, will be free to the public, and his Sunday morning and afternoon sessions, "Vocabulary teaching and learning," for JALT Sendai will be available for a nominal attendance fee.

And to cap it off, there'll an optional Saturday night onsen stay in Akiu!

Please download and display the poster/flier, mark your calendar, alert friends and colleagues and plan on joining us for the whole weekend.

See Upcoming Events for more details and registration.

See Announcements page for info on jobs, etc.

Last Meeting - Quick Report

May 29 - Ryan Hagglund: Education as a business

Using his own English school (MY English School, Yamagata and Osaka) for reference, Ryan led us on an interesting journey through considerations involved in establishing and running a private English school, including philosophy, staffing, facilities, and finances.

See Archives for details. 

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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