Why does comminication sometimes go wrong? How can I communicate bad news sensitively?
Join us to answer these questions.
What kind of questions should I be asking when I meet someone from another culture for the first time? How do I avoid making a bad first impression? What kind of communication strategy should I have?
- Who: English learners with intermediate or above skills
- What: Zoom discussion about current events in English
- When: 12-1 PM,every other Friday
- How: click to https://oist.zoom.us/j/93896302839 join at 12PM
How can we describe the cultures of others? More importantly how do we describe our own culture? Join us to find out some language that you can use to answer these questions.
Conversation practice for Advanced Japanese speakers!
Thursdays at 17:00
September 17th - December 10th, 2020
Zoom link- https://oist.zoom.us/j/93424948586
I can study English at OIST free of charge?
Join us for an individual Q & A session between 12 and 1 PM and together we will find a course that suits you perfectly.
OIST will be hosting a Schooling Options Seminar on Saturday March 7th from 14:00 – 16:00 in Conference Center Meeting Room 1, 2 and 3. Representatives will be joining us from a range of International Schools to introduce their programs and answer your questions.
OIST members and the local Okinawan community are invited to a lecture on The Art of Storytelling Through Hula and performances by three local Okinawan Hula studios.
Speaker: Manaiakalani Kalua
Performances by: Kalehua Hula Studio, Kailua Hula Studio, and Hālau Hula Uʻi Hula Studio
Monday, August 19th at 7pm in the OIST auditorium. The event will be translated from English to Japanese.
Did you just finish a language course this semester? Are you interested in practicing English or Japanese but don't have time to take a class?
Come to the potluck this Friday from 12-1 PM and meet a new language exchange partner! We ask that you bring a dish to share (main dish, appetizer, snack, dessert or drink are all OK) and come prepared to chat.