Past Events

Academic Speaking Skills - Giving spontaneous one minute talks

2021-10-22

Do you have a list of steps in your mind when you are asked to give a quick talk?

Join us to talk about what types of things should be discussed and how we should discuss them in a spontaneous one minute talk.

 

Survival Japanese: Taxi and directions

2021-10-22
https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918

Learn how to call a taxi, give directions to a location, and describe a place with simple adjectives, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918)

Academic Presenting Skills - Learning from TED part 2

2021-10-15

What makes a good presentation good?

Join us as we consider the aspects of making memorable presentations.

Survival Japanese: Restaurants

2021-10-15
https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918

Learn how to make a reservation at a restaurant, order food and ask for items, and order food for pickup, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link, then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918)

Academic Speaking Skills - Concluding a Presentation

2021-10-08
Zoom

Do you have a strategy for finishing your presentation?

Join us to leanr about some tried and tested techniques as we discuss microfanancing.

Survival Japanese: Basic conversations

2021-10-08
https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918

Learn how to have a basic conversation in Japanese, including speaking about likes, dislikes and the weather. You'll also learn some high-frequency phrases that you hear often in Japan.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link, then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918)

Academic Presenting Skills - Learning from TED part 1

2021-10-01
zoom

What makes a good presentation good?

Join us as we consider the aspects of making memorable presentations.

 

Survival Japanese: Grocery store

2021-10-01
https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918

Learn how to ask questions about ingredients and allergens, ask about price and quantity of goods, and pay for your purchases at the register, all in Japanese.

No Japanese experience necessary!

Watch the videos at this link, then join us on Zoom for more practice (Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/92751574918)

Academic Speaking Skills - Using Oral Citations

2021-09-24
Zoom

How do you quote what someone else has said in a formal presentation or speech?

Join us to find out the appropriate way to do oral citations while we discuss the uses of alligator blood in modern medicine.

English for Writing Research Papers - Sentence Structure 3 of 3

2021-07-30

The best writers have a few basic guidelines for making their sentences easy to read.

Join us to find out the rules for writing simple, easy to read sentences that will provide the clarity reviewers are looking for.

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