Talk in Japanese about cultural superstitions and your future.

The JOI free Japanese learning discussion events are a fun way to speak Japanese.They are held each month, and this month the topics have been selected and are going to be moderated by Seno sensei and Itaya sensei.

Talk about cultural superstitions with Seno sensei and about ageing and getting older with Itaya sensei - both veteran Japanese teachers at JOI, online school.

August 2015 Chat Event Topic & Schedule

Topic: 言い伝え・迷信 - Tales and Superstitions

Date: 2015/08/19 13:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Beginner2, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate


Seno sensei's remarks:


There are various tales that passed down from old about food, weather and health etc.
Some of them are baseless and rather like superstitions.
In your country, what kind of traditions or superstitions do you have ?
Do you believe any of them ?

Topic: 年を取ったら・・・ - When you are older ...

Date: 2015/08/26 13:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Intermediate, Advanced

old people

Itaya sensei's remarks:


Have you thought about what you will be like in the future when you get old?
What age do you plan to work to ?
Who with and where do you want to live ?
Have you thought over things you would like to do before you die ?

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.