例会報告 2017/11/20

The meeting minutes of Nov. 20, 2017.

Business session                TM Hikosaka

  • Makuhari Bayside TMC will hold Christmas pot luck party on Dec. 10th from 13:00.
  • A read-aloud play “Mimi-nasi- hoichi”will be presented by TM Tohyama and TM Takimoto in the meeting of Jan.22th.

 

Thought of the Evening       TM Uchino

“Torinoichi”was held at shrines and temples on Nov.18th.

Torinoichi is a seasonal event at the end of November.

When Torinoichi comes, she feels winter is approaching and the end of the year is coming soon.

 

Word of the Evening          TM M.Tanaka (on behalf of TM Nakagami)

“decent”

 

Toastmaster of the Evening      TM Yo.Watanabe

 

Helpers 

Timer ———————    TM M. Hijikata

Grammarian—————    TM Horiuchi

Um/ah Counter————   TM Chiba

Vote Counter ————–   TM Sasaki

 

Joke Master              TM Tohyama

TM Tohyama got a big young yellowtail from her friend.

She started cutting the fish to make sashimi with it.

She was struggling with the fish. Then the tough work reminded her of an arrested man who severed nine bodies in his apartment in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture.

What did the sashimi taste like?

 

Table Topic Session        TM Murata

  • What cartoon do you like and why?                      TM Sasaki   1’27
  • Do you have any favorite cartoon character?                   TM Horiuchi 1’32
  • Have you ever read comic books inside the train or a public place? TM Mizuno 1’32
  • If you have a chance to be a cartoon character, who do you want to be? TM Takimoto 2’14

 

Prepared Speakers                 

  • PS1  CC#3 “Get to the point”

Title:  My star watching in Mauna Kea                  TM Kuroda   6’32

 

  • PS2 CC#7  “Research your topic”

Title:  The flow of the times                           TM Oka      6’30

 

  • PS3 Project #5 AC Series: Speaking to inform

Title:  Xi Jinping has more power than Donald Trump?   TM Takamiya 7’58

 

                                                   

General Evaluator           TM Tajima

 

Individual Evaluators

IE1   TM M.Tanaka             3’08

IE2   TM Hikosaka             2’53

IE3   TM N.Tanaka             4’12

 

Best Speakers

Table Topics ——-  TM Takimoto

Individual Evaluator  TM M.Tanaka   TM Hikosaka

Prepared speaker     TM Kuroda

 

Next meeting is Dec. 4th, 2017. Role assignments are as follows.

1.Thought of the Evening

TM 遠山

6.Ah-Um Counter

TM 渡邉百

11.Prepared Speech2

TM 田嶋

2.Word of the Evening

TM 渡邉要

7.Vote Counter

TM 千葉

12.Prepared Speech3

TM 滝本

3.Toastmaster of the Day

TM 西岡

8.Joke Master

TM 仲上

13.General Evaluator

TM内野

4.Timer

TM M.田中

9.Table Topics

TM 土方

14-16Individual Evaluator
5.Grammarian

TM 村田

10.Prepared Speech1

水野

14.岡 15. N.田中

16.黒田

 

 

 

広告

例会報告 2017/11/6

The meeting minutes of Nov. 6, 2017.

Business session                TM Hikosaka

TM Takayama was awarded DTM for achieving ALS, ACG and LDREXC.

Congratulations!

 

Thought of the Evening       TM Oka

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc scored a big win in the election on Oct.22th.

The political activity of each winning candidate should be carefully watched until next election.

 

Word of the Evening          TM Takamiya

“awesome”

 

Toastmaster of the Evening      TM Sasaki

 

Helpers 

Timer ———————    TM M. Tanaka

Grammarian—————    TM Takimoto

Um/ah Counter————   TM N. Tanaka

Vote Counter ————–   TM Tohyama

 

Joke Master              TM Mizuno

A middle- aged woman went to a museum to see famous paintings.

She said to a curator very confidently “This is a painting by Picasso!”

But the curator said “No!” Then, what did the curator say?

 

Table Topic Session        TM Uchino

  • How did you spend the three consecutive holidays?     TM Tohyama   1’55
  • Could you tell us the most impressive cultural or art exhibition you have ever seen?

TM N. Tanaka  2’08

  • How do you spend the long nights of autumn?  TM Takamiya   1’59
  • Could you tell us a thing or things you are into now?       TM Takimoto   1’58

 

Prepared Speakers                 

  • PS1  AC  Persuade and Inspire#3

Title:  I want to talk to you about my first trip to Germany

]                                                       TM Hikosaka

 

  • PS2 CC#4  How to say it

Title:  My experience of J-Win              TM Horiuchi

 

  • PS3 CC#10  Inspire your audience

Title:  What can we learn from the historic event “Cuba Missile Crisis”?

                                                        TM Hijikata

 

General Evaluator           TM Takayama

 

Individual Evaluators

IE1   TM Nishioka             3’07

IE2   TM Yo. Watanabe        3’13

IE3   TM Kuroda               3’30

 

Best Speakers

Table Topics ——-  TM N. Tanaka

Individual Evaluator  TM Kuroda

Prepared speaker     TM Hijikata

 

Next meeting is Nov. 20th, 2017. Role assignments are as follows.

1.Thought of the Evening

TM 内野

6.Ah-Um Counter

TM 千葉

11.Prepared Speech2

TM 岡

2.Word of the Evening

TM 仲上

7.Vote Counter

TM 佐々木

12.Prepared Speech3

TM 高宮

3.Toastmaster of the Day

TM 渡邉要

8.Joke Master

TM 遠山

13.General Evaluator

TM田嶋

4.Timer

TM 土方

9.Table Topics

TM 村田

14-16Individual Evaluator
5.Grammarian

TM 堀内

10.Prepared Speech1

黒田

14.M.田中 15.彦阪

16.N.田中

 

 

 

例会報告 2017/10/2

The meeting minutes of Oct. 2, 2017.

Guest                     Mr. Duke Tatekawa

Business session                TM Hikosaka

  • A report of the result of Area 42 Tall Tale Contest which was held on Sep. 17, 2017.
  • Division D Tall Tale Contest 2017 will be held on Oct. 7th at Chofu-shi Cultural Center.

 

Thought of the Evening       TM Nakagami

  • About the harvest moon (Oct. 4th)

The harvest moon has great power for a rich harvest, fruition of our success and our strong connection.  On the day, offerings of pampas grass and rice dumplings are made to the moon.  If it is fine, let’s enjoy “harvest moon viewing”!

 

Word of the Evening          TM Kuroda

“worthwhile”

 

Toastmaster of the Evening      TM Takimoto

 

Helpers 

Timer ———————    TM Takayama

Grammarian—————    TM Tohyama.

Um/ah Counter————   TM N. Tanaka

Vote Counter ————–   TM Yo.Watanabe

 

Joke Master              TM Hijikata.

A conversation between two girls who were on the way home from Gotenba Premium Outlets.

They were surprised to find some product for using in the bathroom at “CHANEL”.

 

Table Topic Session        TM Takamiya

  • Which do you think is more realistic, Yuriko Koike will be the Prime Minister or she will field another candidate for the Prime Minister? TM N. Tanaka 1’55
  • Do you think what is needed to solve the issues of North Korea?    TM Mizuno   2’06
  • Tell us about the most popular tourist spot and food in Malaysia? Tatekawa  3’32
  • How do you enjoy the remainder of your life? TM Chiba     1’54

Prepared Speakers                 

  • PS1 CC#6  Vocal Variety

Title:  He knows the way                TM Murata       7’28

 

  • PS2 AC#3  “The Persuasive Approach” of Public Relations

Title:   Don’t take photos               TM Mike Tanaka   7’52

 

  • PS3 AC#1  “The Entertaining Speech” of The Entertaining Speaker

Title:  Memories of Halloween          TM Uchino        7’00

 

General Evaluator           TM Oka

 

Individual Evaluators

IE1   TM Horiuchi           2’59

IE2   TM Nishioka          3’18

IE3   TM Hikosaka           2’22

 

 

Best Speakers

Table Topics ——-  TM N.Tanaka

Individual Evaluator  TM Hikosaka

Prepared speaker     TM Murata

 

Next meeting is Oct. 16th, 2017. Role assignments are as follows.

 

1.Thought of the Evening

TM 水野

6.Ah-Um Counter

TM 西岡

11.Prepared Speech2

TM 彦阪

2.Word of the Evening

TM 千葉

7.Vote Counter

TM 仲上

12.Prepared Speech3

TM 渡邉要

3.Toastmaster of the Day

TM N.田中

8.Joke Master

TM 高山

13.General Evaluator

TM高宮

4.Timer

TM 村田

9.Table Topics

TM 黒田

14-16Individual Evaluator
5.Grammarian

TM M.田中

10.Prepared Speech1

TM 遠山

14.岡 15.佐々木

16.滝本

 

 

 

例会報告 2017/9/11

The meeting minutes of Sep.11, 2017.

Business session                TM Hikosaka

   About Area 42 contest which will be held on Sep. 17, 2017.

 

Thought of the Evening       TM Chiba

A lot of Chinese companies have revised their corporate charters.

 

Word of the Evening          TM Takayama

“animate”  “animated”

 

Toastmaster of the Evening      TM Tajima

 

Helpers 

Timer ———————    TM N. Tanaka

Grammarian—————    TM Hijikata.

Um/ah Counter————   TM Tohyama

Vote Counter ————–   TM Murata

 

Joke Master              TM Hikosaka.

  • “At Leman Lake in Switzerland in1989”

A Japanese businessman gave advice to a Swiss guy about the business outlook.

What did the Japanese businessman advise the Swiss guy at the end?

 

  • “I speak British English”

A Japanese man varies his English according to the country

 

Table Topic Session        TM Mizuno

  • How do you maintain your health?                   TM Chiba     1’51
  • Are you interested in sumo? Who is your favorite sumo wrestler? TM Nakagami 2’01
  • Do you think the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be a success?   TM Takayama  1’55

Who are you cheering for in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games?

  • Have you ever been to Japanese old castles?                 TM Takimoto  2’09

Which castle do you like the best?

 

 

Prepared Speakers                    

  • PS1 CC#5  Your Body Speaks

Title:  Indoor activities or outdoor activities        TM Oka      6’13

 

  • PS2 Practice speech for the upcoming Are 42 contest

Title:   The secret of myself                                     TM Horiuchi   4’00

 

  • PS3 Practice speech for the upcoming Are 42 contest

Title:  Silent Hero                             TM Takamiya  4’37

 

 

General Evaluator           TM Sasaki

 

Individual Evaluators

IE1   TM Uchino            3’07

IE2   TM Yo Watanabe      3’40

IE3   TM Takimoto          3’42

 

 

Best Speakers

Table Topics ——-  TM Nakagami

Individual Evaluator  TM Uchino

 

Next meeting is Oct. 2th, 2017. Role assignments are as follows.

 

1.Thought of the Evening

TM 仲上

6.Ah-Um Counter

TM N.田中

11.Prepared Speech2

TM M.田中

2.Word of the Evening

TM 黒田

7.Vote Counter

TM 渡邉要

12.Prepared Speech3

TM 内野

3.Toastmaster of the Day

TM 滝本

8.Joke Master

TM 土方

13.General Evaluator

TM岡

4.Timer

TM 高山

9.Table Topics

TM 高宮

14-16Individual Evaluator
5.Grammarian

TM 遠山

10.Prepared Speech1

TM 村田

14.堀内 15.西岡

16.彦阪

 

 

 

例会報告 2017/9/4 Tall Tales Speech Contest

  • We had an Inhouse Tall Tales Speech Contest and made a great success.

 

Guests:           TM Kyoko Okabe from ICF Chiba TMC

TM Kiyoko Harano from Narita TMC

 

Contest Staff

Contest Chair :     TM Minako Oka

Chief judge:        TM Nobuko Tanaka

Timers:            TM Fumiko Sasaki

TM Hiromi Uchino

Ballot Counters:     TM Junko Hikosaka

TM Ryoji Tajima

Interviewer:         TM Yoshiyuki Hijikata

Sergeant at Arms    TM Kazue Nishioka

 

Contestants

  •  “Job Interview”       TM Masayuki Tanaka
  • Silent Hero”       TM Masaji Takamiya
  • Su Wukong”       TM Takaharu Mizuno
  • The secret of myself”  TM Mami Horiuchi
  • Bee careful”          TM Sanae Tohyama

 

Results:  First place:    TM Masaji Takamiya

Second place:  TM Mami Horiuchi

 

  • TM Masaji Takamiya and TM Mami Horiuchi are going to participate in Area 42 Tall Tales Contest which will be held on Sep. 17, 2017

 

  • The next meeting (regular meeting) will be held on Sep. 11th

 

 

例会報告 2017/8/28

The meeting minutes of Aug.28, 2017.

 

Thought of the Evening       TM N,Tanaka

Her personal view of fireworks display. ~ “Oomagari fireworks display” as an example.

 

Word of the Evening          TM Hijikata

“point-blank”

 

Toastmaster of the Evening      TM Uchino

 

Helpers 

Timer ———————   TM Mizuno

Grammarian—————   TM Yo Watanabe.

Um/ah Counter————   TM Nakagami

Vote Counter ————–   TM Chiba.

 

Joke Master        TM Tohyama.

  • A son told his mother two reasons for his absence from school, then his mother gave her son two reasons why he should go to school.
  • The reason why a school boy doesn’t want to go to school ~ He is scared of the school meal for the day.

 

Table Topic Session        TM Takayama

  • What is your favorite food in Kyoto?          TM Nakagami       2’04
  • Did you enjoy travel during this summer vacation?   TM Nishioka        1’51
  • What kind of novels did you read in this summer?      Yuriko Watanabe   2’11
  • How did you enjoy skiing?                            TM Chiba          2’01

 

Prepared Speakers

  • PS1 CC#5  Your Body Speaks

Title:  Charm of gold                          TM Tajima   6’27

 

  • PS2 AC#3   Speaking to Inform ~ “The Demonstration Talk”

Title:  Know your stress                                          TM Sasaki   6’59

 

  • PS3 AC#3  The entertaining speaker ~ “Make them laugh”

Title:  Quiet Hero                            TM Takamiya  4’51

 

 

General Evaluator           TM M.Tanaka

 

Individual Evaluators

IE1   TM Murata          3’20

IE2   TM Hikosaka       3’02

IE3   TM Kuroda          3’19

 

 

Best Speakers

Table Topics ——-  Yuriko Watanabe

Individual Evaluator  TM Kuroda

Prepared Speaker    TM Takamiya

 

Next meeting is Sep. 11th, 2017. Role assignments are as follows.

 

1.Thought of the Evening

TM 千葉

6.Ah-Um Counter

TM遠山

11.Prepared Speech2

TM 西岡

2.Word of the Evening

TM 堀内

7.Vote Counter

TM 村田

12.Prepared Speech3

TM N.田中

3.Toastmaster of the Day

TM 田嶋

8.Joke Master

TM 彦阪

13.General Evaluator

TM佐々木

4.Timer

TM 高宮

9.Table Topics

TM 水野

14-16Individual Evaluator
5.Grammarian

TM 土方

10.Prepared Speech1

TM 岡

14.内野 15.渡邉

16.滝本

 

 

 

例会報告 2017/8/7

Business session          TM Hikosaka

We held discussions about the arrangements for the inhouse speech contest and the Area 42 contest.

 

Thought of the Evening    TM Mizuno

About the aggressive foreign policy of China.

 

Word of the Evening       TM Tajima

“remarkable”

 

Toastmaster of the Evening    TM Oka

 

Helpers 

Timer ———————  TM Tohyama

Grammarian—————  TM N. Tanaka

Um/ah Counter————  TM Murata

Vote Counter ————–  TM M. Tanaka

 

Joke Master        TM Uchino

The desire of an American old man’s trip to Japan is to take a photo with Japanese women.

 

Table Topic Session        TM Nakagami

  • Why do Japanese people have a long life?         TM Watanabe  2’14
  • How do you live every day to keep your life active?      TM Chiba      1’12
  • How do you live every day to maintain good health?     TM M. Tanaka  1’29
  • Can you give us some advice about maintaining good health?  TM Hikosaka    1’55

 

Prepared Speakers

  • PS1 CC#2  Organize Your Speech

Title: Cooking saves a man’s retirement life.      TM Kuroda    6’42

 

  • PS2  CC#3  Get to the point

Title: Survival communication                  TM Takayama  6’34

(3)PS3  AC#1  “Mastering the Toast” of Special Occasion Speech

Title: Congratulations being Award.               TM Takimoto   3’59

 

General Evaluator           TM Nishioka

 

Individual Evaluators

IE1   TM Sasaki        2’59

IE2   TM Horiuchi      2’19

IE3   TM Hijikata       2’30

 

Best Speakers

Table Topics ——-  TM Chiba

Individual Evaluator  TM Horiuchi

Prepared Speaker    TM Kuroda

 

Next meeting is Aug. 28th, 2017. Role assignments are as follows.