Annual Conference of the Japan Extensive Reading Association
Organized by the Japan Extensive Reading Association
 and Toyota National College of Technology GP-Project
Co-sponsored by
Cambridge, CENGAGE, Longman, Macmillan, OXFORD, RIC,  Scholastic, SEG
Date:   August 22nd, 2009 (English Sessions)
    August 23rd, 2009 (Japanese Sessions)
Place: Toyota National College of Technology
(Eisei-cho 2-1, Toyota-shi, Aichi-pref. 1.5 hours from JR Nagoya Station by local train & walk)
Email:   Map:
Registration Fee: 
 Members of JERA:  Free    Non-members:  3,000 yen
Invited lectures on Saturday afternoon are free to every one.
For registration, please see the bottom of the page.

August 22nd (Saturday)
9:00- 9:50:  Registration
9:50- 9:55 : Opening Note
10:00-12:40:  Impact of Extensive Reading at Various Pedagogical  Institutions in Japan
1)      H. Nishizawa
How ER Changed Reluctant Engineering Students into Self-sustained Readers
2)      A. Furukawa
Extensive Reading from the First Day of English Lesson
3)      K. Yasufuku
Extensive Reading for Middle School Students
4)      A. Takase
The Effects of SSS and SSR on Any Level of University Students
5)      M. Kanda
Long-Term Effects of Extensive Reading Reading 
  6) K. Uozumi, A. Takase
What Motivates Teachers to Implement ER in Class
12:40-14:40:  Tour of College Library / Lunch 

Book Exhibition
Cambridge University Press
Cengage Learning
Pearson Longman
Macmillan LanguageHouse
Oxford University Press
R. I.C. Publication
SEG Bookshop
Invited lectures
14:40-15:40: Rob Waring (Notre Dame Seishin University)
               How Extensive Reading fits the Curriculum
15:40-16:40: Yasuhiro Shirai (University of Pittsburgh)
    Second Language Acquisition Research and Extensive Reading 
18:00-20:00: Dinner Party   Fee 6,000 yen 
August 23rd (Sunday) Japanese Sessions
8:10-9:10:  Annual Meeting of JERA Members
9:10-10:10:  Introduction to Books for Extensive Reading
10:10-12:00 Practical Reports of ER Lessons from Various Pedagogical Institutions
10:10-10:30 公立中学校での多読授業 三村 ゆう子(広島市立己斐中学校)
10:30-10:50 社会人向けの多読指導実践 川上 由紀(ピクシー英語教室)
10:50-11:10 サテライト施設での多読指導 高橋 愛(徳山高専)
11:10-11:30 学会貸出図書と大学での試用例 黛 道子(順天堂大学)
11:30-12:00 各出版社からの多読図書のお勧め  参加出版社

12:00-15:40 Book Exhibition (Exhibition finishes at 15:40
13:30-15:00:  Parallel Workshops
   ER for Children/ ER for Middle and High Schools/ ER for Colleges
15:15-16:00 Plenary Discussion

Application Form for the Annual Conference of the Japan Extensive Reading Association 
(JERA: Japan Extensive Reading Association)
□ Mr.   □ Ms.
Registration Fee
□ Member of JERA (Free)
□ Non-member (3,000 yen)
(or contact information)
□August 21st (Single room w/o breakfast   Toyota Castle Hotel: 8,000yen)
□August 22nd (Single room w/o breakfast  Toyota Castle Hotel: 8,000yen)
Dinner Party
□August 22nd 18:00 @ Toyota Castle Hotel: 6,000 yen
Lunch Box
□August 22nd 800 yen  (with green tea)
□August 23rd 800 yen (with green tea)
Please fax this form to (0565) 36-5845 OR e-mail the data to for registration. 
Reservations for accommodation and the dinner party will be accepted on a first-come , first-served basis until July 27th,
but they might be closed earlier if all vacancies are filled. 
Please refer to the Web-site ( for current availability.

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