Free Japanese discussions at JOI

The August discussion topics for JOI members are a great way to study Japanese.

August 2018 Chat Event Topic & Schedule

Topic: 貸す・借りる
Lending and borrowing

Date:2018/8/30 09:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Beginner2, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate

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Suzuki sensei's remarks:

今、いろいろなレンタルサービスがありますね。
どんなものを借りたことがありますか。
おもしろいものを借りた経験があったら、教えてください。
また、今まで人に貸して、貸さなければよかったと思ったことはありますか。
借りたものを返さなかったことはありますか。

There are many rental services around nowadays.
What kind of things have you borrowed before?
If you have experienced borrowing something interesting, please tell us about it.
Also have you ever lent something to someone and later regretted it?
Have you ever forgotten to return something you borrowed?

Topic: 生活の知恵
Life wisdom

Date: 2018/8/28 11:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Intermediate, Advanced

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Yanaka sensei's remarks:

毎日を快適に過ごすためにどんな工夫をしていますか。
知っていると便利な生活の知恵がありますか。
毎日が楽しくなるような生活用品や困ったときに役に立つ道具などを持っていますか

What kind of ingenuity do you use to make daily life more comfortable?
Do you have any convenient pieces of life wisdom to share?
Do you have any products that you use to make life more enjoyable or tools that you use when you are troubled by something?

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.