Language Education Section

Language Course Registration for January 2020 is now available!

Language course registration is now live. You can register for English and Japanese courses starting today until Friday, December 20th. Don’t miss your chance, register today. After submitting your information, you will receive a confirmation email from the OIST Groups website. The confirmation of registration will come from your instructor no later than Monday, December 23rd. Please allow time for your instructor to evaluate your information and get back to you with the course details.

Registration link (English and Japanese)

Course schedule (English)

Course schedule (Japanese)

 

1月期コース登録受付中!

語学コースの登録が始まりました。今日から12月20日(金)まで、英語および日本語のコースに登録できます。登録はこの期間しかできませんので、いますぐご登録を!

情報を送信すると、OISTグループのWebサイトから登録フォーム受付のEメールが届きます。また、12月23日月曜日までに担当講師より登録確認のメールが届きます。しばらくお待ちください。

登録リンク(英語と日本語

コーススケジュール (英語)

コーススケジュール (日本語)

Office hours for extra English/Japanese practice!

If you miss a lesson and want to make it up, or just have some questions about English or Japanese that you'd like a native speaker to help you with, why not sign up for one of our office hours? You can book a 30 minute time slot with any of our teachers whenever they're available. Best yet, you'll get a reminder email before your time comes. Use the link below to access the Bookings.com calendar and reserve your time today!

https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/LanguageEducationSection@office365oist.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/

 

*This service is available for all OIST employees, community members and staff! You must book at least 24 hours in advance.

 

Want quick English practice? Try some of the links below!

If you'd like more practice with English, the Internet has a wide variety of resources. Listed below are a few of them:

English

 English Language Instructor Bios 

OIST provides a wide variety of English Language courses to meet the needs of OIST’s diverse international student body, researchers, administrative staff, and family members. All courses include reading, writing, speaking, and listening components, and are designed to encourage teamwork and active participation. Authentic materials are included, such as videos, audio recordings, and newspaper articles, to provide students with real-world examples relevant to their roles at OIST.

Contact: Margaret Howell, margaret.howell@oist.jp, 098-966-1638

 

Japanese

 Japanese Language Instructor Bios |   Japanese Language Program

The Japanese Language staff are conducting Japanese language courses for all OIST members - students, researchers, faculty,  administrative staff, and family members. The courses range from basic to advanced, focusing on fundamental communication skills. All courses include instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Extra-curricular activities are also held to help participants adjust to the customs and culture of their new surroundings.

Contact: SACHIKO.SEGAWA@OIST.JP, 098-966-8607