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Asian Youth Forum   (AYF 7)   December 1 - 6, 2009 at PAC 8 in Manila http://ayf7philippines.weebly.com   Kip A. CATES <kc...
ASIAN YOUTH FORUM (AYF)
AYF  2009 at PAC 8 <ul><li>AYF 7 will be held as part of the </li></ul><ul><li>PAC 8 (PALT 2009) conference </li></ul><ul>...
WHAT   <ul><li>a 1-week international youth event that brings together college-aged young people from across Asia for acad...
WHO   <ul><li>college-aged students and youth from countries in Asia: </li></ul><ul><li>Korea, Japan, Thailand, Russia, Ch...
WHY   <ul><li>to promote international understanding, intercultural communication and leadership skills through the medium...
WHERE   <ul><li>AYF 7 will be held at the  Manila Hotel  as part of the PAC 8 conference in Manila, the Philippines </li><...
WHEN   <ul><li>AYF 7 is a 6-day event which will be held from: </li></ul><ul><li>December 1 - 6, 2009 </li></ul>
SCHEDULE   <ul><li>Nov. 31 (Mon) Early arrivals fly into Manila  </li></ul><ul><li>Dec. 1st (Tue) Main arrivals, Welcome, ...
COSTS   <ul><li>AYF participants pay two costs: </li></ul><ul><li>roundtrip travel expenses to the AYF </li></ul><ul><li>a...
SCALE   <ul><li>to keep its unique family-style atmosphere, participation in AYF 2009 will be limited to 80 students from ...
AYF 7 Website <ul><li>http://ayf7philippines.weebly.com </li></ul><ul><li>information on AYF 7 in Manila </li></ul><ul><li...
Main AYF Website <ul><li>www.asianyouthforum.org </li></ul><ul><li>overview of the Asian Youth Forum </li></ul><ul><li>pho...
PAC 8 Conference <ul><li>AYF 7 is part of PAC 8: the Pan-Asian Conference (PAC) on Language Teaching </li></ul><ul><li><> ...
Previous AYF Events <ul><li>AYF 1  Korea  1999 </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 2  Japan  2001 </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 3  Taiwan  2002 ...
AYF 1 in Seoul, Korea (1999)
AYF 2 in Kokura, Japan (2001)
AYF 3 in Taipei, Taiwan (2002)
AYF 4 in Vladivostok (2004)
AYF 5 in Bangkok, Thailand (2007)
AYF 6 in Tokyo, Japan (2008)
<ul><li>JAPAN    40 students  </li></ul><ul><li>THAILAND  9 students </li></ul><ul><li>PHILIPPINES  16 students  </li></ul...
Language Global Issues Culture Leadership AYF - FOUR KEY THEMES
TWO PROGRAMS <ul><li>ACADEMIC </li></ul><ul><li>PROGRAM   </li></ul><ul><li>seminars </li></ul><ul><li>workshops </li></ul...
English as A Global Language <ul><li>At the AYF… </li></ul><ul><li>English is not just a language to study for tests  </li...
Scenes from AYF AYF 2004: Vladivostok, Russia
Scenes from AYF AYF 2007: Bangkok, Thailand
Invitation <ul><li>Asian students or student delegations are invited to join AYF 2009 from… </li></ul><ul><li><> Asian uni...
How to Apply <ul><li>student application forms can be downloaded from the AYF website: </li></ul><ul><li>< http://ayf7phil...
Funding <ul><li>funding is sought to help us cover student expenses for AYF 2009: </li></ul><ul><li><> from Asian EFL asso...
AYF 2009 Organizers <ul><li>TEACHER ADVISORS </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Kip Cates (AYF Chair, JALT, Japan) </li></ul><ul><li>...
Contact Information <ul><li>TEACHER ADVISORS </li></ul><ul><li>AYF Chair: Kip Cates <kcates@rstu.jp> </li></ul><ul><li>AYF...
Join the Team <ul><li>EFL teachers in Asia who would like to help organize this special youth event are welcome to join ou...
For further details, contact:     Kip Cates <kcates@rstu.jp>   AYF Chair (Tottori University) www.asianyouthforum.org
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An introduction to the 7th Asian Youth Forum (AYF 2009) in Manila, the Philippines

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  1. 1. Asian Youth Forum (AYF 7) December 1 - 6, 2009 at PAC 8 in Manila http://ayf7philippines.weebly.com Kip A. CATES <kcates@rstu.jp>
  2. 2. ASIAN YOUTH FORUM (AYF)
  3. 3. AYF 2009 at PAC 8 <ul><li>AYF 7 will be held as part of the </li></ul><ul><li>PAC 8 (PALT 2009) conference </li></ul><ul><li>in Manila, the Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>from December 1 - 6, 2009 </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT <ul><li>a 1-week international youth event that brings together college-aged young people from across Asia for academic seminars, intercultural workshops, social events and interpersonal exchanges </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHO <ul><li>college-aged students and youth from countries in Asia: </li></ul><ul><li>Korea, Japan, Thailand, Russia, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Vietnam… </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHY <ul><li>to promote international understanding, intercultural communication and leadership skills through the medium of English-as-an-international-language </li></ul>
  7. 7. WHERE <ul><li>AYF 7 will be held at the Manila Hotel as part of the PAC 8 conference in Manila, the Philippines </li></ul>
  8. 8. WHEN <ul><li>AYF 7 is a 6-day event which will be held from: </li></ul><ul><li>December 1 - 6, 2009 </li></ul>
  9. 9. SCHEDULE <ul><li>Nov. 31 (Mon) Early arrivals fly into Manila </li></ul><ul><li>Dec. 1st (Tue) Main arrivals, Welcome, Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Dec. 2nd (Wed) AYF Day 1 Excursions in Manila </li></ul><ul><li>Dec. 3rd (Thu) AYF Day 2 Seminars & workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Dec. 4th (Fri) AYF Day 3 Seminars & workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Dec. 5th (Sat) AYF Day 4 Presentations, Closing </li></ul><ul><li>Dec. 6th (Sun) Depart for home </li></ul>
  10. 10. COSTS <ul><li>AYF participants pay two costs: </li></ul><ul><li>roundtrip travel expenses to the AYF </li></ul><ul><li>a participation fee of US $200 </li></ul><ul><li>(to help cover AYF program, meals and accommodation expenses) </li></ul>
  11. 11. SCALE <ul><li>to keep its unique family-style atmosphere, participation in AYF 2009 will be limited to 80 students from throughout the Asian region </li></ul>
  12. 12. AYF 7 Website <ul><li>http://ayf7philippines.weebly.com </li></ul><ul><li>information on AYF 7 in Manila </li></ul><ul><li>invitation to join for Asian students </li></ul><ul><li>downloadable application form </li></ul>
  13. 13. Main AYF Website <ul><li>www.asianyouthforum.org </li></ul><ul><li>overview of the Asian Youth Forum </li></ul><ul><li>photos, videos and information </li></ul><ul><li>reports on previous AYF events (PDF) </li></ul>
  14. 14. PAC 8 Conference <ul><li>AYF 7 is part of PAC 8: the Pan-Asian Conference (PAC) on Language Teaching </li></ul><ul><li><> Dates: December 3 - 4, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li><> Place: Manila, the Philippines </li></ul><ul><li><> Proposal deadline: August 1, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li><> Details: paltphil@gmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://bulletin.edfac.usyd.edu.au/?p=4536 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Previous AYF Events <ul><li>AYF 1 Korea 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 2 Japan 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 3 Taiwan 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 4 Russia 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 5 Bangkok 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 6 Tokyo 2008 </li></ul>www.asianyouthforum.org
  16. 16. AYF 1 in Seoul, Korea (1999)
  17. 17. AYF 2 in Kokura, Japan (2001)
  18. 18. AYF 3 in Taipei, Taiwan (2002)
  19. 19. AYF 4 in Vladivostok (2004)
  20. 20. AYF 5 in Bangkok, Thailand (2007)
  21. 21. AYF 6 in Tokyo, Japan (2008)
  22. 22. <ul><li>JAPAN 40 students </li></ul><ul><li>THAILAND 9 students </li></ul><ul><li>PHILIPPINES 16 students </li></ul><ul><li>KOREA 6 students </li></ul><ul><li>INDONESIA 6 students </li></ul><ul><li>RUSSIA 3 students </li></ul><ul><li>CAMBODIA 6 students </li></ul><ul><li>INDIA 3 students </li></ul>AYF 2008 TOKYO <ul><li>BANGLADESH 4 students </li></ul><ul><li>PAKISTAN 3 students </li></ul><ul><li>ABU DHABI 3 students </li></ul><ul><li>VIETNAM 2 students </li></ul><ul><li>SRI LANKA 1 student </li></ul><ul><li>CHINA 1 student </li></ul><ul><li>SINGAPORE 1 student </li></ul><ul><li>USA 1 student </li></ul>110 students from 16 countries
  23. 23. Language Global Issues Culture Leadership AYF - FOUR KEY THEMES
  24. 24. TWO PROGRAMS <ul><li>ACADEMIC </li></ul><ul><li>PROGRAM </li></ul><ul><li>seminars </li></ul><ul><li>workshops </li></ul><ul><li>discussions </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL </li></ul><ul><li>PROGRAM </li></ul><ul><li>excursions </li></ul><ul><li>parties </li></ul><ul><li>performance </li></ul>
  25. 25. English as A Global Language <ul><li>At the AYF… </li></ul><ul><li>English is not just a language to study for tests </li></ul><ul><li>English is not just for talking to native speakers </li></ul><ul><li> English is a global language, the key to </li></ul><ul><li> communication with people from Asia and </li></ul><ul><li>around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>AYF = English as an Asian Language </li></ul>
  26. 26. Scenes from AYF AYF 2004: Vladivostok, Russia
  27. 27. Scenes from AYF AYF 2007: Bangkok, Thailand
  28. 28. Invitation <ul><li>Asian students or student delegations are invited to join AYF 2009 from… </li></ul><ul><li><> Asian universities or colleges </li></ul><ul><li><> national Asian EFL associations </li></ul>
  29. 29. How to Apply <ul><li>student application forms can be downloaded from the AYF website: </li></ul><ul><li>< http://ayf7philippines.weebly.com > </li></ul>
  30. 30. Funding <ul><li>funding is sought to help us cover student expenses for AYF 2009: </li></ul><ul><li><> from Asian EFL associations </li></ul><ul><li><> from Asian ELT publishers </li></ul><ul><li><> from private donors or groups </li></ul>
  31. 31. AYF 2009 Organizers <ul><li>TEACHER ADVISORS </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Kip Cates (AYF Chair, JALT, Japan) </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Peter Wanner (AYF Co-chair, JALT, Japan) </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. April Alcazar (AYF Manila, Philippines) </li></ul><ul><li>YOUTH COORDINATORS </li></ul><ul><li>Vu Anh Lam (AYF President, Vietnam) </li></ul><ul><li>Tieza Santos (AYF 7 Coordinator, Philippines) </li></ul><ul><li>Melvin Jabar (AYF 7 Website, Philippines) </li></ul>
  32. 32. Contact Information <ul><li>TEACHER ADVISORS </li></ul><ul><li>AYF Chair: Kip Cates <kcates@rstu.jp> </li></ul><ul><li>AYF Co-chair: Peter Wanner <pjwfkw@gmail.com> </li></ul><ul><li>AYF Manila: April Alcazar <aprilalcazar@yahoo.com> </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENT COORDINATORS </li></ul><ul><li>AYF President : Vu Anh Lam <anhvu.lam@gmail.com> </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 7 Coordinator: Tieza Santos <tiezasantos@gmail.com> </li></ul><ul><li>AYF 7 Website: Melvin Jabar <antpsych@yahoo.com> </li></ul>
  33. 33. Join the Team <ul><li>EFL teachers in Asia who would like to help organize this special youth event are welcome to join our AYF 2009 planning team </li></ul><ul><li>For details, contact Kip Cates : <kcates@rstu.jp> </li></ul>
  34. 34. For further details, contact:   Kip Cates <kcates@rstu.jp>   AYF Chair (Tottori University) www.asianyouthforum.org

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