5/22/2018

Agenda: 145th Regular Meeting

DATE&TIME: 19:00-21:00, Tuesday, May 22, 2018
VENUE: Room A327, Education & Research Building
                 Eikokuji Campus, Kochi University of Technology / University of Kochi

19:00 Call to Order by President

19:08 Greeting by Toastmaster: TM Nagasaki
           Word of the Day: Word Master: TM Ando
           Introduction of Evaluation Team
             General Evaluator: TM Wong
                 Timer: TM O’Dowd        Vote-Counter: TM Kunisawa
                 Ah-Counter: TM Shinomiya    Grammarian: TM Tomonaga

19:18  Table Topics Session  Table Topics Master: TM Cooley
19:38   Timer’s Report & Vote

19:40 Intermission

19:50 Formal Speech Session
    Speaker 1: TM Hamaguchi
            (Pathways, The Ice Breaker, 4-6min)               
             Title: 

           Recognition of Completed Award: VPE
           Speaker 2: TM Hayashi
            (AD#12, Special Occasion Speeches, Accepting an Award, 5-7min)
             Title: Like a Kabuki-Actor


20:08   Timer’s Report 

20:10 Evaluation Session   General Evaluator
            Evaluator 1: TM Y.Nagano
            Evaluator 2: TM Tsuchihashi

20:18   Timer’s Report 

20:20  Report
     Ah-Counter, Grammarian, Word Master
           General Evaluators Comments
           Sharing
    Award Presentation: President
    Address by Toastmaster

20:30 Business Session: VPE
           1 Role Assignment
           2 Club Officers

20:40 Election of Officers for 2018-2019: President

21:00 Adjourn  




4/05/2018

Agenda: 144th Regular Meeting

DATE&TIME: 15:00-17:00, Saturday, April 28, 2018
VENUE: Room A327, Education & Research Building
                 Eikokuji Campus, Kochi University of Technology / University of Kochi
*Be sure to exchange your CL Manuals before meeting starts

15:00 Call to Order by President
          Induction ceremony

15:10 Greeting by Toastmaster:  TM Kunisawa
           Word of the Day: Word Master: TM Y.Nagano
           Introduction of Evaluation Team
             General Evaluator: TM Tsuchihashi
              Timer: TM Hayashi        Vote-Counter: TM Ando
              Ah-Counter: TM Mizobuchi    Grammarian: TM Kitaoka

15:18  Table Topics Session  Table Topics Master: TM Tomonaga
15:38   Timer’s Report & Vote

15:40 Intermission

15:50 Formal Speech Session
    Speaker 1: TM Ohtani
            (Pathways, The Ice Breaker, 4-6min)              
             Title: 

            Speaker 2: TM Piper
             (CC#4, How to say it, 5-7min)
             Title: Australian birds

16:05   Timer’s Report 

16:07 Evaluation Session   General Evaluator
            Evaluator 1: TM Nagasaki
            Evaluator 2: TM Cooley

16:15   Timer’s Report 

16:17 Report
     Ah-Counter, Grammarian, Word Master
           General Evaluators Comments
           Sharing
    Award Presentation : President
    Address by Toastmaster
16:30 Business Session: VPE
          
17:00 Adjourn

Pathway Guide Session


TM's brand-new education program Pathways will be rolled out soon.  A Pathways guide session was held in our regular meeting on March 31, 2018. TM Tamura, Tokushima TMC, gave us a presentation  on Pathways.

 Is everything clear? Are you ready to go?

3/28/2018

Agenda: 143rd Regular Meeting

DATE&TIME: 15:00-17:00, Saturday, March 31, 2018
VENUE: Room A327, Education & Research Building
                 Eikokuji Campus, Kochi University of Technology / University of Kochi
*Be sure to exchange your CL Manuals before meeting starts

15:00 Call to Order by President
           Introduction of the Guests
15:02 Greeting by Toastmaster:  TM Tsuchihashi
           Word of the Day: Word Master: TM Hayashi
           Introduction of Evaluation Team
             General Evaluator: TM Adachi
                 Timer: TM Ando             Vote-Counter: TM Kunisawa
                 Ah-Counter: TM Hashimoto    Grammarian: TM Mizobuchi

15:07  Formal Speech Session
    Speaker 1: TM Kitaoka
            (AD#7, Communication on Television, When You’re the Host, 5-7 min)              
       Title: English Educational Reform in 2020

           Speaker 2: TM S.Nagano
            (AD#23, Communication on Video, Straight Talk, 3 min)
             Title: The Technical Internship Program

Speaker 3: TM Nagasaki
(AD#24, Speaking to Inform, A Fact-Finding Report, 5-7min and Q&A 2-3 min)
Title: Aliteracy

15:31   Timer’s Report & Vote

15:32 Evaluation Session   General Evaluator
            Evaluator 1: TM Tomonaga
            Evaluator 2: TM O‘dowd
            Evaluator 3: TM Cooley

15:41   Timer’s Report & Vote
15:42   Ah-Counter, Grammarian, Word Master
            General Evaluators Comments
            Sharing 

15:45   Intermission

15:55 Pathways Session
    Pathways Guide: TM Minoru Tamura (Tokushima TMC)

16:55  Award Presentation : President
Address by Toastmaster
Business Session: VPE
          

17:00 Adjourn

2/28/2018

Club Speech Contest: 2018 Spring

On February 27, Kochi Toastmasters Club held the Club Speech contest. TM Kuniswa and TM Hashimoto were chosen to be the first prize winners of the contest.  They will represent our club and proceed to the Area contest, which will be held on March 4th in Imabari.  

Congratulations!


English Contest Winner:  TM Kunisawa

Japanese Contest Winner: TM Hashimoto





2/27/2018

Agenda: 142nd Regular Meeting

DATE&TIME: 19:00-21:00, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
VENUE:  Room A327, Education & Research Building
               Eikokuji Campus, Kochi University of Technology / University of Kochi

*Be sure to exchange your CL Manuals before the meeting starts

19:00 Call to Order by President
           Introduction of the Guests
   Area Director Ike Yamamura

19:03 Greeting by Toastmaster:  TM Adachi
          Timer: TM Tomonaga
          Grammarian: TM O’Dowd
19:08Table Topics Session
           Table Topics Master:  TM Hayashi

19:23 Report
          Timer, Grammarian

19:25 Intermission
 Preparation & Briefing

19:45In-House Speech Contest
           Contest Chair: TM Adachi
   Chief Judge: TM Shinomiya
   Timer: TM Yamaguchi
   Vote Counters: TM Hayashi, TM Y.Nagano  

Contestants: Alphabetically
 <English> 
           TM Cooley          (     )                                                    

<Japanese> 
TM Hashimoto    (     )

20:40 Sharing

20:45 Business Session: VPE
1       Club Officers 
2       Role Assignment

21:00 Adjourn 

2/10/2018

Club 141st Regular Meeting Minutes

-Induction Ceremony for TM Mizobuchi and TM Hamaguchi conducted by VPM, TM Kunisawa
-Induction Ceremony for TM Mizobuchi and TM Hamaguchi conducted by VPM, TM Tomonaga

Kochi Toastmasters Club 141st Regular Meeting Minutes
Date: January 27th 2018
Location: Room A327, Education and Research Building, Eikokuji Campus, Kochi University of Technology / University of Kochi
Attendees: TM Shinomiya, TM Nagasaki, TM S. Nagano, TM Hayashi, TM Tomonaga, TM Tsuchihashi, TM Hashimoto, TM Adachi, TM Kunisawa, TM Y. Nagano, TM O`Dowd, TM Yamaguchi, TM Mizobuchi, and TM Hamaguchi
Absentees: TM Kitaoka and TM Cooley, TM Wong, and TM Sawada
15:00
 -Opening address by Keiko Adachi, President of Kochi Toastmasters Club:
Introduced two guests, Mr. Yanagi and Ms. Yanagi, who introduced themselves
Congratulated TM S. Nagano on achieving Advanced Communicator Silver recognition.
-Induction Ceremony for TM Mizobuchi and TM Hamaguchi conducted by VPM, TM Tomonaga
15:10
-Addressed by TM Yamaguchi, Toastmaster of the Day,  greeted everyone present at the meeting.
Explained today’s meeting.
Word of the Day: Word Master: TM Kunisawa: She chose the word ‘delightful’.                                                                                                                                       -Introduction of Evaluation Team:
-General Evaluator: TM Y. Nagano
-Timer: TM Adachi      -Vote-Counter: TM Shinomiya
-Ah-Counter: TM Shinomiya  -Grammarian: TM Kunisawa
- Table Topics Session  Table Topics Master: TM Tsuchihashi:
During the session, TM Tsuchihashi had the participants give tips for evaluation speeches. The list of speakers was as follows:
Speaker 1: TM Mizobuchi, what did she think when she first listened to an evaluation speech in a regular meeting
Speaker 2: TM Y. Nagano, what does he do to prepare for an evaluation speech
Speaker 3: TM Kunisawa, when she is a FS speaker, what evaluation does she want
Speaker 4: TM Nagasaki, what did he think when he made an evaluation speech for the first time
Speaker 5: TM Adachi, tell the audience about her tips for successful evaluation speeches
Speaker 6: TM Shinomiya, evaluate TM Tsuchihashi’s TT session  for today
 -Timer’s Report & Voting
Every speech was qualified.
15:35
-Intermission
15:45
-Formal Speech Session:
Speaker 1: TM Hamaguchii:  (CC #1 Ice Breakert, 4-6 min) Title-The second Mother= I made a speech about my second mother who was my host mother in Australia when I studied English. My first speech was over. While giving a speech, I was nervous and tense so much. But I was delighted it and learned many things. I spent a lot of time for the preparation so I could gain new words and expressions.  I realized I made a good start in this time. 
Speaker 2: TM O’Dowd: (CC #3 Get to the Point, 5-7 min)  Title- Vanity= I do a lot of things for vanity, but there is one thing I’ll never do again. That is whiten my teeth!
Speaker 3: TM Hashimoto: (CC #2 Organize Your Speech, 5-7 min) Title- My New Year’s Resolution= By making New Year's resolution, we can do something quickly. I will recommend you to make yours.
Speaker 4: TM Tomonaga: (AD # 7 Technical Presentation, The Nontechnical Audience, 10-12 min) Title- Supposed Makes the Future Brighter= Recently, the number of traffic accidents caused by senior drivers is increasing. The Japanese government is working hard to promote safety support cars.
-Timer’s Report & Vote
Every speech was qualified.
-Evaluation Session  General Evaluator, TM Y. Nagano
Evaluator 1: TM  S. Nagano
Evaluator 2: TM  Y. Nagasaki
Evaluator 3: TM Hayashi
Evaluator 4: TM Kunisawa
 -Timer’s Report & Vote
Every speech was qualified.
 -Reports :
 Ah-Counter: 2-3 Ahs- TM Y. Nagano, TM Nagasaki, TM Hashimoto, TM Yamaguchi, TM S. Nagano, and TM Hayashi, 7 Ahs - TM Adachi, and more than 10 Ahs- TM Kunisawa and TM Tomonaga
Word Master: twice-TM Y. Nagano and TM Nagasaki, once- TM Tomonaga, TM Tsuchihashi, TM O’Dowd, and TM S. Nagano
Grammarian,
    General Evaluator’s Comments
    Sharing 
   Address by Toastmaster of the Day, TM Yamaguchi
-Award Presentation: Best TT Speaker: TM Mizobuchi, Best FS Speaker: TM O’Dowd, and Best Evaluation Speakers: TM Kunisawa and TM S. Nagano
-Business Session 
  • The upcoming meeting dates:19:00, February 27th(Tuesday)
17:00 Adjourn