Seminars for Spring 2021

English:

Let's discuss the news!

Every other Friday from 12-1 PM

  • January 22nd, February 5th and 19th, March 5th and 19th, April 2nd
  • Zoom link- https://oist.zoom.us/j/94474395223

Intercultural Communication

Every other Friday from 12-1 PM

  • Jan 22, Feb 5- Culturally-sensitive email
  • Feb 26, Mar 12 - Managing conflict
  • Mar 26, Apr 9- Working in an international team
  • Zoom link- https://oist.zoom.us/j/98638377582

Academic Speaking Skills

Every Friday from 3-4 PM

  • Using the language of speculation in a discussion - Jan 22
  • Informative vs persuasive speeches - Jan 29
  • Using Oral Citations - Feb 5
  • Paraphrasing, emphasizing, clarifying.  - Feb 12
  • Creating a conclusion to a presentation - Feb 19
  • Giving spontaneous one-minute talks - Feb 26
  • Comparing and contrasting in discussions - Mar 5
  • Using transition phrases in presentations - Mar 12
  • Participating in small group discussions (Tentative) - Mar 19

 

Japanese:

Basic Grammar

Every Tuesday, 5-6 PM

  • Review difficult Genki 1 topics and strengthen your grammar skills!
  • Zoom Meeting ID- 981 5446 2017

Advanced Conversation

Every Thursday, 5-6 PM

  • Topic rotates depending on the students
  • Zoom Meeting ID- 934 2494 8586

Survival Japanese

Every other Tuesday from 4-5 PM in Lab 2 C600B

  • January 19th- Introductions, greetings
  • February 2nd - Going to the grocery store, allergens and dietary restrictions
  • February 16th- Small talk, basic chatting
  • March 2nd - Ordering out, restaurants, making a reservation
  • March 16th- Taxi, directions, common Kanji on signs

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