2018.6.16 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

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2018.6.9 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Pronunciation Master 17:00~17:50 (5 students); Free Talking 18:00~18:50 (5 students); Free Talking 19:00~19:50 (5 students)

2018.6.2 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Tonight in Pronunciation class we discussed multiple uses for the words like “hard”. As in “a hard worker”, “a hard time”, “a hard rock” and how the pronunciation relates to the context and meaning in sentences where words are ambiguous.

In Free Talking tonight we talked about vocabulary associated with role playing games and fantasy, and played a card game called Monster Maker.

2018.5.26 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Tonight in Pronunciation class we read Dr. Seuss classic “Fox in Socks”. It is a story which reads as a series of tongue-twisters.

In Free Talking tonight we discussed pets and exotic animals, trips abroad, strange encounters with people we don’t know, and the influx of foreign tourists in Japan.

2018.5.19 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Tonight in Pronunciation class we practiced “th” both voiced and unvoiced.

In Free Talking tonight we discussed childhood dreams, the future of transportation, and run-ins with the police and airport security.

2018.5.5 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Pronunciation Master 17:00~17:50 (3 students); Free Talking 18:00~18:50 (3 students); Free Talking 19:00~19:50 (3 students)

Tonight in Pronunciation class we practiced tongue twisters, and syllable stress.

In Free Talking tonight we discussed the long relationship I’ve had with my first home stay family in Japan, family member jobs, and lineage.

2018.4.28 Saturday Free Talking: Game Night

18:00~18:50 (4 students); 19:00~19:50 (4 students); 19:00~19:50 (2 students)

In Free Talking tonight we held our end of the month game night. Tonight we tackled a beginners’ campaign of Dungeons and Dragons – a very famous table top role playing game. Some of the language was tricky to pronounce, but students quickly got the hang of the rules!

2018.4.21 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Tonight in Pronunciation class we practiced reading fractions like “fifth”, and long and short pronunciations of “oo” as in “food” and “book”.
In Free Talking tonight we discussed the good-looking gorilla of Nagoya zoo, ecosystem troubles and introduced species, and welcomed a new student with some interesting Q& A including recommended destinations in the Osaka area.

2018.4.14 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Pronunciation Master 17:00~17:50 (5 students); Free Talking 18:00~18:50 (4 students); Free Talking 19:00~19:50 (5 students)

Tonight in Pronunciation class we studied rhyming words.In Free Talking tonight we discussed sports, family relationships, and differences in styles of comedy between Japan and America/UK.

2018.4.7 Saturday Pronunciation Master; Free Talking

Tonight in Pronunciation class we practiced lists of words following  a theme such as “adjectives” or “star signs”. Then we drilled the basic consonant and vowel sounds, and “soft G and C”.

In Free Talking tonight we discussed world languages, asked each other questions using the cards from AGO3 as suggestions, and explored the subject of linguistics and the International Phonetic Alphabet.