Speak Japanese about past and future !

December is the month for reflection and for Christmas and New Year parties in Japan.
Talk to our teachers for free in these discussion events about your past year.
Look towards 2017 and discuss your future hopes for the next year.

December 2016 Chat Event Topic & Schedule

Topic: クリスマス&忘年会
Christmas and End Year Parties

Date:2016/12/28 7:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Beginner2, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate

christmas tree

Ueno sensei's remarks:


In December in Japan, there are many Christmas and End of Year (or Bonenkai in Japanese) gatherings.
How about in your countries ?
What memories do you have about Christmas ?

Looking back at 2016

Date: 2016/12/22 23:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Intermediate, Advanced


Kamiyama sensei's remarks:


How was 2016 for you ?
What was the happiest thing for you this year ?
What do you look forward to next year ?
What kind of year would you like to make 2017 ?

The events are moderated by one of the JOI teachers and are a fun and relaxed way to enjoy learning Japanese online for free with other like-minded Japanese language learners.It's easy to attend one of these events.

  1. Login to the Reservation System.
  2. Click on the Chat Events page to see the topics and the date and time (shown in your own time zone).
  3. Reserve a Chat Event.
  4. When the date and time comes, scroll down to the bottom of the [Go to Classroom] page and click on the Chat Event Room link.