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第190回例会(英語例会)

191201.jpgDecember  1st 2019 English meeting

We had The last English meeting in this year on December 1. So many members attended the English meeting in that day, though we have usually had fewer members in English meeting than Japanese meeting.

*Word of the day
The purpose of "Word of the day" is to increase our vocabulary. Members
should try to use this word as many times as possible in the meeting.
The word was "impressive" . Mr. T introduced us this word using example of a scene of STARWARS movie. "impressive" is easy to use in your speech. So, many speakers used this word in their speech. Mr. T made a nice choice. It was a useful word.

* Prepared Speech
Prepared Speech is a speech in accordance with manuals published by
Toastmasters International. A speaker shall speak a speech based on the
objectives on the manuals. In the meeting, we had three prepared speakers.

The first speaker made a speech as interview style. This was a style that previous TM education system imposed. She took a role of an inventor and spoke in a condition as TV interview show. The speech was very easy to understand . So I enjoyed her speech very much.


The second speaker made a speech about " professionalism" She introduced her unique boss at workplace. And she explained about "what important is in professionalism" . She told us that trusting yourself in difficult condition is most important . I sympathized her idea . But , at the same time , I thought  it was very difficult to trust yourself.
The last speaker talked about " harassment". She introduced examples at her workplace incident and at TV show. Idea of harassment is very pervasive in our society nowadays. We should respect your originality or identity. Besides,This was the speakers 's first English speech. She did it well !

* Table Topics
Table Topics is a style of instant and impromptu speeches. The Table Topics
master gives the audience a topic and assign a member as a speaker. The
speaker MUST speak about the topic in two minutes. It's a good practice to
develop quick response skills.
In this session, Table Topics master gave us these topics as shown in below,
・What is your habit to have good sleep before going to bed
・What is your time management tips
・What is your recommend application

Comment: All table topics were so interesting! TM. E introduced her favorite application. It was telling the age of moon. The Moon is changing its shape everyday. The application tells us the shape of the moon on the day. I think it is good way to refresh our minds to look up the moon sometimes.

* Evaluation
In Evaluation session, the evaluators pointed out strong points of the
prepared speeches and gave suggestions to the prepared speakers to make the speeches better.