Speaking Japanese fluently takes study and practice.

This month's free Japanese language discussion sessions at JOI help you to get that practice.
The topics are everyday conversation but require grammar and vocabulary learning to talk smoothly.

December 2015 Chat Event Topic & Schedule

Topic: 料理

Date:2015/12/28 23:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Beginner2, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate


Ueno sensei's remarks:


Do you cook? What is your special recipe?
Also, is there any recipe you'd like to try to make or dish you'd like to try to eat ? It doesn't have to be Japanese cuisine !
Let's talk about your country's food and let's talk about world cuisine.

Topic: あこがれの人
Someone you look up to

Date: 2015/12/17 23:00 (Japan Time)

Level: Intermediate, Advanced

hollywood woman

Kamiyama sensei's remarks:


Who do you look up to ?
Is it a singer, an actor, a sports player ? What do you like about that person ?
Let's talk about your heroes.

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.