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第198回例会(英語例会)

2020.4.05"Let's stay at home for everyone" That's the phase on the top page of famous research engine. Usual venue for the meeting are temporally closed to curb corona virus from spreading, so we hadthe 198th regular meeting online. We were worry about our first whole online meeting at first, butthanks to all member's corporation, we were successful in holding the meeting. On top of that, we welcomed six international guests at the meeting. ■Today's word:respectAt the beginning of the meeting, one of participants announces "today's word". Speakers can buildup practical vocabulary by trying to use today's word in their speeches. ■Prepared speech sessionA prepared speech is made based on the speech manual written by toast masters international.Speakers have to make a speech along purposes in the manual such as "logical speech" and"effective way of speech". The manual gives us specific advices. Achieving the purposes step bystep allows you to improve your speaking skill. (TM T-san) Title : Dis-communication He explained meaning of dis- communication with concrete examples and gave us a good way toavoid dis- communication, it's "saying I know your feeling" (TM L-san) Title : Follow your heart.Citing Chinese old stories in which men followed their hearts, she called for importance of
following your heart.■Table Topics sessionTable Topics is impromptu speech. A facilitator for Table Topics gives a title of speeches and assignsa speaker.The speaker have to organize his/her idea and make a two-minute-speech on the spot.Quick response ability can be improved through the Table Topics speech. Title1 Please tell us your plan from morning to night.2 Please recommend two movies to watch and why?3 You are YouTuber and want to make a good short movie to make people happy? What are you going to talk about?■Evaluation sessionIn the evaluation session, evaluators previously assigned describe good points and area for animprovement and encourage speakers to make more effective speeches. Evaluators have to listen tothe speech carefully and are qualified the ability to analyze good points and area for an improvementquickly. Even if you are not evaluator, evaluator-like- listening is a good training to be a goodspeaker. ■Award sessionThe best speaker of each session, prepared speech, table topics and evaluation, is chosen by allparticipants voting and is awarded for his/her best speak. Congratulations!