例会報告 2017/1/17

Meeting minutes for Jan.16,2017

We had a fruitful meeting with two guests, Mr. Mizuno and Mr. Nakagami.

Business session: IP President N Tanaka reminded that prepared speakers should inform their speech titles and objectives to a TD by Thurs. and scripts to their evaluators by Sun. morning at latest.

Toastmaster of the Day: TM Hikosaka

Thought of Evening: TM Takimoto told us about her visit at Marie Antoinette exhibition in Mori Art Museum.

Word of the Evening: TM N Tanaka “suitable”

Helpers

Timer: TM Murata Grammarian: TM Oka Um/Ah Counter: TM Uchino Vote Counter: TM Takimoto

Joke master: TM Sasaki “The guy’s first priority was his dog, not his girlfriend”

 

Table Topics Master TM Nishioka: New Year related Qs

(1) TM Chiba 0’39” (2) MR.Mizuno 1’05” (3) TM Sasaki 0’56” (4) Mr. Nakagami 1’02”

Prepared Speakers:

No.1: TM Hijikata CCProject#7 Research Your Topic: time 5-7 min.

Title: “To see is to believe”                                 6’59”

No.2: TM M Tanaka Project#7 Research Your Topic: time 5-7 min.

Title: “Essence of good speeches”                               7’28”

No.3 TM Yo Watanabe AC Technical presentation #2 The Proposal

Title: “How to deal with the US President Trump’s message”    10’26”

Time 8-10 min. for speech and 3-5 min. for Q & A                4’50”

General Evaluator: TM Uchino

IEs:  No.1: TM Kuroda 3’25”  No.2: TM Tajima 3’27”  No.3: TM N Tanaka 3’26”

Best Speakers:  Congratulations!

Table Topics: Mr. Nakagami

Evaluation: TM Kuroda & TM Tajima

Prepared Speech: TM M Tanaka

Next meeting is on Jan.23, 2017.  Role assignments are as follows.

TD   TM Yo Watanabe GR     TM Murata TP    TM Kuroda GE   TM Oka
TE   TM Chiba Ah/Um  TM N Tanaka PS1   TM Tajima IE1   TM Hijikata
WE   TM Hikosaka VC     TM N Tanaka PS2   TM Sasaki IE2   TM Uchino
Timer  TM M Tanaka Joke   TM Nishioka PS3  TM Takamiya IE3   TM Takimoto

例会報告 2016/12/19

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Meeting minutes for Dec.19, 2016

We had a fruitful meeting with three guests, Mr. Mizuno, Mr. Paul Shepherd and Mr. Matsunaga.

Also it was the last day for TM Natsuko Tanaka with us in Tsudanuma TMC, who’s moving to LA next year.

Toastmaster of the Day: TM Tajima

Thought of Evening: TM Na Tanaka talked about a football related topics.

Word of the Evening: TM Hijikata “awesome”

Helpers

Timer: TM takamiya   Grammarian: TM Sasaki   Um/Ah counter: TM Oka

Vote Counter: TM Chiba

Joke master: TM Horiuchi “ a story of very thoughtful daughter”

 

Table Topics Master: TM Takimoto:  Qs about “Nobel Prize”

(1) TM No Tanaka 1’45” (2) TM Hijikata 2’17” (3) Mr. Shepherd 2’16” (4) Mr. Matsunaga 2’40”

Prepared Speakers:

No.1: TM Kuroda   CCProject#1 Ice Breaker: time 4-6 min.

Title: “Why I make a speech?”                                   6’16”

No.2: TM Murata  CC Project#2 Organize Your Speech: time 5-7 min.

Title: “Nordic Walking”                                         5’53”

No.3 TM Uchino CCProject#8 Get Comfortable with Visual Aids: time 5-7 min.

Title: “The target of stimulant drugs”                            7’17”

 

General Evaluator: TM Nishioka

IEs:  No.1: TM M Tanaka 3’20”  No.2: TM Hikosaka 3’05”  No.3: TM No Tanaka 4’15”

Best Speakers:  Congratulations!

Table Topics: Mr. Shepherd

Evaluation: TM M Tanaka & TM Hikosaka

Prepared Speech: TM Kuroda

Next meeting is on Jan.16, 2017.  Role assignments are as follows.

Wish you all Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

TD   TM Hikosaka GR     TM Oka TP    TM Nishioka GE   TM Yo Watanabe
TE   TM Yo Watanabe Ah/Um  TM Uchino PS1   TM M Tanaka IE1   TM Tajima
WE   TM No Tanaka VC     TM Takimoto PS2   TM Hijikata IE2   TM Takamiya
Timer  TM Murata Joke   TM Sasaki PS3  TM Yu Watanabe IE3   TM Kuroda

例会報告 2016/10/3

Meeting minutes for Oct.3, 2016

Started with the Induction Ceremony for TM Mami Horiuchi,we had a fruitful meeting with the guest, MS Natsuko Tanaka and Mr. Yukitoshi Yanagisawa.

Business Sessions

Our 3rd anniversary event”Moomin train” finished successfully on oct.2.

30 people including adorable two children got together on the train and had heartwarming party with excellent talent show.

Toastmaster of the Day: TM Nishioka

Thought of Evening: TM Hikosaka talked her thought for the Tsudanuma TMC.

Word of the Evening: TM N Tanaka  “indiscriminate” “indiscriminately”

Helpers

Timer: TM Hikosaka  Grammarian: TM Yo Watanabe  Um/Ah counter: TM Chiba

Vote Counter: TM Takimoto

Joke master: TM Takimoto : “One please”, which is a common greeting in Japanese but never be understood by non- Japanese speakers

Table Topics Master: TM Oka :  Qs about Monjyu, the nuclear power plant

(1) TM Yo Watanabe 1’44” (2) TM N Tanaka 2’02” (3) TM Horiuchi 1’44” (4)TM Takamiya 1’50”

Prepared Speakers:

No.1: TM Murata  CC Project#2 Organize your speech

Title: “Music that is we need”       6’07”

No.2: TM M Tanaka  CC Project#4 How to say it

Title: “Is Junior High School English Useless in Real World?”   6’33”

No.3 TM Yo Watanabe AC#5 The Persuasive Leader

Title: “How about Applying ISO9001 to Tokyo Metropolitan Government?”    7’38”

General Evaluator: TM Kuroda

I E:  No.1: TM Uchino 2’54”   No.2: TM N Tanaka 3’30”   No.3: TM Takamiya 3’20”

Best Speakers:  Congratulations!

Table Topics: TM Takamiya   Evaluation: TM Uchino

Prepared Speech: TM M Tanaka

Next meeting is on Oct. 17.  Role assignments are as follows.

TD: TM M Tanaka  TE: TM Horiuchi WE: TM Murata  Timer: TM Nishioka GR: TM Hikosaka   Ah/Um: TM N Tanaka  VC: TM Takamiya  Joke TM Oka  TP: TM N Tanaka  PS1: TM Chiba   PS2: TM Tajima  PS3: TM Sasaki  GE: TM Uchino  IE1: TM Kuroda  IE2: TM Takimoto

IE3: TM Yo Watanabe

例会報告 2016/9/12

Meeting minutes for Sep.12, 2016
We had a fruitful meeting with the guest, MS Mami Horiuchi. She decided to join our TMC. GREAT!!
Business Sessions
*VPPR, TM Sasaki reported TTMC’s HP in new version would be done with TM M Tanaka’s help soon.
*Our 3 rd anniversary event ”Mumin train” is coming up on Oct.2 nd .
Toastmaster of the Day: TM Takamiya.
Thought of Evening: TM M Tanaka talked about autumn, which is around the corner.
Word of the Evening: TM Nishioka “Primarily”
Helpers
Timer: TM Yo Watanabe Grammarian: TM Kuroda Um/Ah counter: TM Sasaki
Vote Counter: Chiba
Joke master: TM Yo Watanabe * A soccer fan who didn’t go to his relative’s funeral but to the game
Table Topics Master: TM Sasaki
Qs about Pokemon Go / Paralympics / degeneration and evolution
(1) TM Nishioka 1’20” (2) TM N Tanaka 2’02” (3) TM Takayama 1’59” (4) TM M Tanaka 2’14”
Prepared Speakers:
No.1: TM Uchino CC Project#7 Research Your Topic
Title: “Attract foreign visitors!” 6’45”
No.2: TM Takamiya AC Project#6 Let’s get personal
Title: “Hillary Clinton, a candidate for the US presidency” 8’16”
No.3 TM Takimoto HPL Project PartⅡ Plan your speech to the club
Title: “To make a great dream come true, you must first have a great dream” 6’28”
General Evaluator: TM N Tanaka
I E: No.1: TM M Tanaka 2’29” No.2: TM Nishioka 2’16” No.3: TM Kuroda 2’21”
Best Speakers: Congratulations!
Table Topics: TM N Tanaka Evaluation: TM Kuroda
Prepared Speech: TM Uchino and TM Takimoto
Next meeting is on Oct. 3. Role assignment is as follows.
TD: TM Nishioka TE: TM Hikosaka WE: TM Sasaki Timer: TM Kuroda
GR: TM Yo Watanabe Ah/Um: TM Chiba VC: TM Takimoto Joke TM Takimoto
TP: TM Oka PS1: TM Murata PS2: TM M Tanaka PS3: TM Yo Watanabe
GE: TM Takayama IE1: TM Uchino IE2: TM N Tanaka IE3: TM Takamiya

例会報告 2016/9/5

Meeting minutes for Sep.5 ,2016

We had a fruitful meeting with the guest, Mami Horiuchi.

Business Session

TM Takayama reported the trial trip by ISUMI Railways, which is the special event for celebrating our 3rd anniversary of Tsudanuma TMC on Oct.2.  Budget is still tight and we need more people to join.  If you bring any drinks, like wines, it’ll be appreciated.

Toastmaster of the Day: TM Yo Watanabe

Thought of Evening: TM Chiba

Word of the Evening: TM Takamiya  “indispensable; indispensably”

Timer: TM Sasaki Grammarian: TM Murata  Um/Ah counter: TM Murata Vote Counter: Oka

Joke master: TM N Tanaka   * Train in Brazil may come exactly 24 hours behind.

Table Topics Master: TM Uchino

Olympics related questions, two with Rio in 2016 and another two with Tokyo in 2020.

(1) TM Murata 1’14” (2) Ms. Horiuch(guest) 1’20” (3)TM Oka 1’04” (4)TM Sasaki 1’14”

Prepared Speakers:

No.1: TM M Tanaka   CCProject #3 Get to the Point

Title: “Laziness, Impatience and Hubris”       6’24”

No.2: TM Hikosaka   AC Project#4 Speaking Under fire

Title: “Do you remember Yamato Kun?”           5’41”

No.3 TM Kuroda  CC Project#9 Persuade with Power

Title: “Now it’s your turn”    6’00”

General Evaluator: TM Takimoto

I E:  No.1: TM Nishioka 3’25”  No.2: TM  Takamiya 3’17”  No.3: TM Takayama 3’09”

Best Speakers:  Congratulations!

Table Topics: TM Sasaki   Evaluation: TM Nishioka  Prepared Speech: TM Kuroda

Next meeting is on Sep. 12.

TD: TM Takayama  TE: TM M Tanaka WE: TM Nishioka  Timer: TM Yo Watanabe

GR: TM Kuroda   Ah/Um: TM Sasaki  VC: TM Chiba  Joke TM Yo Watanabe

TP: TM Sasaki   PS1: TM Uchino  PS2: TM Takamiya  PS3: TM Takimoto

GE: TM N Tanaka  IE1: TM M Tanaka IE2: TM Nishioka IE3: TM Kuroda

例会報告 2016/8/8

Meeting minutes for Aug.8

 

We had a fruitful meeting with the guest from Kesennuma TMC, TM Hitomi Yoshikawa.

 

Business Session

  In-house Table Topics Contest Chair, TM Kuroda double checked the details of the contest with role takers and contestants.

Toastmaster of the Day: TM Takamiya

Thought of Evening: TM Yo Watanabe

Word of the Evening: TM Chiba (win)

Timer: TM Oka     Grammarian: TM Takimoto   Um/Ah counter: TM Takimoto

Vote Counter: Yo Watanabe

Joke master: TM Hikosaka   * A talk between the Saudi ambassador to UN and Bush

                           *Gramma at her 100th birthday

Table Topics Master: TM Takayama

 2 questions from Olympics, and another 2 from grand champion of Sumo

(1) TM Chiba 1’30” (2)TM M Tanaka 1’40” (3)TM N Tanaka 2’09” (4)TM Yoshikawa(guest)1’49”

 

Prepared Speakers:

No.1: TM Nishioka   AC Project#2 Resources for Informing

     Title: “The Mission for hundred years”       7’23”

No.2: TM Tani   CC Project#4 How to say it

     Title: “Man’s Search for Meaning”           7’30”

No.3 TM N Tanaka   AC Project#3 Demonstration Talk

    Title: “Practice of Mindfulness Meditation”    8’12”

 

General Evaluator: TM Sasaki

I E:  No.1: TM M Tanaka 3’45”  No.2: TM  Takayama 4’03”  No.3: TM Kuroda 2’56”

 

Best Speakers:  Congratulations!

Table Topics: TM Nobuko Tanaka   Evaluation: TM Kuroda Prepared Speech: TM Nishioka

 

Next meeting is the In-House Contest on Aug.22.

One after will be on Sept.5th. Assignments are as follows.

 

TD: TM Yo Watanabe TE: TM Chiba WE: TM Takamiya Timer: TM Sasaki

GR: TM Murata   Ah/Um: TM M Tanaka VC: TM Oka   Joke TM N Tanaka

TP: TM Uchino   PS1: Yu Watanabe   PS2: TM Hikosaka   PS3: TM Kuroda

GE: TM Takimoto  IE1: TM Nishioka  IE2: TM Takamiya  IE3: TM Takayama

例会報告 2016/7/25

Having started with the Induction Ceremony for TM Tanaka, We had very fruitful meeting with a guest, Ms. Horiuchi,at Chiba Hoiku Center.
President TM Watanabe reported about raising membership fee and asked the members for majority decision.
Then raising membership fee from 1000 yen/month to 1200 yen/month got majority and adopted.

In-house Speech Contest will be held on Aug. 22. We need contestants and helpers.
We also wrote privacy policy agreement.

Toastmaster of the Day: TM Kuroda( on behalf of TM Yuriko Watanabe)
Thought of the Evening: TM Oka (memories of Rokusuke Ei and his generation)
Word of the Evening: TM Nishioka(ultimately)
Timer: TM Tani
Grammarian: TM Takamiya
UM/Ah Counter: TM Murata
Vote Counter: TM Murata
Joke Master: TM Kuroda (Seafood diet)
Table Topic Master: TM Hikosaka/ Topic was Olympics
1: What kind of sports are you going to watch on TV in Rio Olympics? TM. Tani:1’40”
2: Do you have any favorite athletes? TM Murata 1’25”
3: Do you have any memories of Tokyo Olympics in 1960? TM Takamiya: 1’58”
4: What do you expect to make the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ successful? TM Nishioka 1’12”

Prepared Speakers:
(1) TM M Tanaka Project cc #1 “Ice Breaker” 6’45”

Title: “Change”

(2) TM Takimoto Project AC#5 “Bringing History to Life” Storytelling 7’22”

Title: “Mother of EU”

General Evaluator: TM Nishioka (for TM Takayama)
Individual Evaluator: (1) TM Sasaki 2’18” (2) TM Yo Watanabe 2’32”

Best Speakers; Congratulations!
Table Topic: TM Nishioka
Evaluation: No voting
Prepared Speech: No voting

Next meeting will be held on August 8th, 2016 with the following assignment:

TD: TM Takamiya TE: TM Yo Watanabe WE: TM Chiba Timer: TM Oka
Grammarian: TM Takimoto Ah/Um Counter: TM Yu Watanabe VC: TM ?
Joke: TM Hikosaka TP: TM Hiyama PS1: TM Nishioka PS2: TM N Tanaka
PS3: TM Tani GE: TM Sasaki IE1: TM M Tanaka IE2: TM Takayama IE3: ?