Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

Event Details Date: January 16, 2020 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Venue: The Encorepreneur Cafe Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe


Event Details


This Meetup is for anybody who wants to learn Japanese language and culture, practice English and Japanese conversation. The venue is shared office space with relaxed atmosphere. We would like to plan activities such as short Japanese lessons and cultural presentations utilizing a projector, screen, and audio system.

We have updated the program for 2020! The first half will be more structured class style. The second half will be cultural presentation and following conversation.

All levels from beginners to natives are welcome. Lectures and presentations are in English.

Meetup Schedule
6:00-6:10 Arrivals, Check-Ins
6:10-6:20 Short Japanese lesson
Topic: Basic greetings
6:20-6:30 Self-introduction Time
6:30-6:45 Hiragana lesson
6:45-7:00 Hiragana practice & game
7:00-7:10 Break
7:10-7:30 Japanese cultural presentation
Topic: What is Japanese “Salary man”? -Learn from TV Commercials
7:30-7:50 Conversation & Discussion
Topic: Questions about working in Japan. Which commercials do you like?
7:50-8:00 short reflection & closing
Result: the most popular commercial

Schedule is tentative. It may change according to participants’ requests and levels.

PAYMENT NOTE: The fee is sliding scale ($5 – $10), and you may pay using Paypal at: https://www.paypal.me/encorepreneurcafe in advance or pay in cash or card at the door. It will be used to rent the space and help to keep this meetup group going. We will provide coffee, tea, water, and snacks. Thank you!

*Participation is complimentary for volunteers of native Japanese speakers who lead the conversation and help Japanese study. We appreciate the donation.

日本語を学びたい。英語の練習がしたい。日本語を教えたい。そんな交流と学習のためのMeetupです。どなたでもお越しください。会場は、落ち着いた雰囲気のシェアオフィススペースです。プロジェクターやスクリーン、マイクや音響設備を生かした短い日本語レッスンやカルチャー紹介などを組み込んだイベントです。

スケジュール
6:00-6:10 ご到着、受付
6:10-6:20 短い日本語レッスン
トピック:基本の挨拶
6:20-6:30 自己紹介タイム
6:30-6:45 ひらがなレッスン
6:45-7:00 ひらがな練習&ゲーム
7:00-7:10 休憩
7:10-7:30 日本文化プレゼンテーション
トピック:CMで学ぶ日本のサラリーマン
7:30-7:50 会話の時間
トピック: 日本で働くこと。先ほどのCMの中で好きなものは?
7:50-8:00 振り返り
好きなCM結果発表

スケジュールは参加者の希望やレベルに合わせて変わる可能性があります。

※参加費:$5-$10を目安にSliding scaleでお願いしています。事前にPaypal: https://www.paypal.me/encorepreneurcafe
をご利用いただくか、当日現金またはカードでお願いします。会場費の確保とMeetupの運営を続けていくためにご理解をいただけますと幸いです。
※日本語の会話をリードし、学習を助けていただける日本語ネイティブスピーカーのボランティアの方は無料です。もちろん、ドネーションは歓迎です。

January Japanese/English Conversation & Cultural Cafe

Thursday, Jan 16, 2020, 6:00 PM

The Encorepreneur Cafe
1548 NE 15th Ave Portland, OR

8 Members Attending

This Meetup is for anybody who wants to learn Japanese language and culture, practice English and Japanese conversation. The venue is shared office space with relaxed atmosphere. We would like to plan activities such as short Japanese lessons and cultural presentations utilizing a projector, screen, and audio system. We have updated the program for…

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