Past Events

Language Seminar Series: Advanced Japanese Conversation

2021-01-14
Zoom- Meeting ID 934 2494 8586

Want to practice your conversation skills with other Japanese learners? Join us for Advanced Conversation in Japanese every Thursday from 5-6 during the spring semester.

The topic will change every week.

Language Seminar Series: Basic Japanese Grammar

2021-01-12
Zoom- Meeting ID 981 5446 2017

Have you studied Japanese for a while but are still hazy on some of the basics? Join us for a seminar series reviewing かった past tenses, dictionary form (short form), て form of verbs and the た past tense.

This seminar is aimed at students in Basic 5 - Intermediate 1 who need to strenghen their grammar to advance to the next level.

Tuesdays from 5-6 PM during the spring semester

 

Language Seminar Series: Building Intercultural Business Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

2020-12-11
https://oist.zoom.us/j/96470808716?pwd=enp6U05ZZ3VZQXJ2Ylp1NlhZL1RCUT09
Join us to understand and apply positive thinking when we meet people from other cultures for the first time.

Survival Japanese:Going to the Doctor

2020-12-09
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/98080668912

Learn how to check in and out of doctor's appointments, describe pain and symptoms, and speak in emergency situations, 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/98080668912 )

Language Seminar Series: Building Intercultural Business Relationships (Part 1 of 2)

2020-12-04
ZOOM

Aims:

To understand the role of positive thinking when we meet people from other cultures for the first time.

To reconsider the approach we use to build relationships at work.

 

 

Particpants should have an upper intermediate level of English fleuncy.

Please visit this page closer to the date to download the attached handout.

Click here to join the meeting.

Survival Japanese: Taxi and Directions

2020-11-25
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/97075839903

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/97075839903)

Language Seminar Series: Fundamentals of Academic Writing (Part 2 of 4)

2020-11-13
Zoom

Register and join us as we go over the absolute basics of academic writing.

This four part series will cover

  • Strategies, audiences, purpose, organisation, styles and flow

Survival Japanese: Basic Conversation

2020-11-11
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/96739628850

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/96739628850)

Survival Japanese: Grocery Store

2020-10-28
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/99994874703

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/99994874703)

Language Seminar Series: Managing Intercultural Meetings (Part 1 of 2)

2020-10-23
ZOOM

Different cultures may have different values and approaches when it comes to making decisions. How can I manage the decision making process effectively in meetings? Join us to find answers to this question.

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