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Workshop Series

2023

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2022

  • Let’s discover the Japanese language and culture!

About the Guest Speaker

Yumiko Furuichi

Professor

The University of Tokyo

https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/focus/en/people/people100425.html

Prof. Furuichi obtained an M.A. in 2002 and a Ph.D. in 2006 from Ochanomizu University. She has been teaching Japanese language courses in the Division of Global Education for the Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo since 2002 and responsible for running the courses since 2010. Her expertise is in the fields of Japanese language education and multicultural understanding. As for research, she has published various work on Japanese language education, corpus studies of spoken language in science and engineering, and the international exchange aimed at multicultural understanding.

Workshops

1) Japanese language: “The First Step to learn Japanese”

Date/Time: October 17, 2022/6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Venue: Library Training Room (in-person only)

Target Participants: AIT students

Maximum # of participants: 40

Objectives:

a) Learn introductory Japanese conversation for easy and immediate communication.

b) Learn the following simple conversation necessary when you come to Japan.

          • About the Japanese language
            • Simple greetings and introducing yourself in Japanese.
            • Ordering meals in the restaurant, etc. (communication strategies)
            • Shopping (Counting the numbers)

2) Japanese Culture: “Let’s get to know Japan”

Date/Time: October 18, 2022/5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: Library Training Room (in-person only)

Target Participants: AIT students & staff

Maximum # of participants: 40

Objectives:

a) Learn about contemporary Japanese society and feel familiar with Japan.

b) Learn the traditional Japanese tea ceremony through hands-on experience.

  • Intercultural Communication Workshop

Date: 15 September 2022
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM
Guest speaker: Dr. Russell Rodrigo

  • Presentation Skills Workshop

Date: 9 September 2022
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Guest speaker: Natasha Doowa

  • Workshop topic: Spoken English Fluency
    Date: 11 February 2022
    Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
    Guest speaker: Mr. David Thomas
  • Workshop topic: Effective Public Speaking
    Date: 18 February 2022
    Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
    Guest Speaker: Ms. Ma. Nica Anne Sasil
  • Workshop topic: Intercultural Communication
    Date: 4 March 2022
    Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
    Guest Speaker: Dr. Russell Rodrigo

2021

  • Effective Public Speaking [registration closed]
    September 24, 2021 [4:00 – 6:00 p.m.] by Guest Speaker: Ms. Ma. Nica Sasil
  • English Conversation and Pronunciation
    September 17, 2021 [3:00 – 5:00 p.m.] by Guest Speaker: Dr. Kal Elle
  • Intercultural Awareness and Communication
    September 3, 2021 [2:30 – 4:30 p.m.] by Guest Speaker: Dr. Analiza P. Amurao