In our 166th English meeting at Ningyocho Kuminkan, PA san presented his 10th speech 'Maximum Benefit?' and compeleted all the projects of our manual 'Competent Communicator'. It's an important milestone toward being great speaker.
It has been 5years from his first speech in our club.He never gave up even he was so busy with his work and business trip.
We are very pround of his strong will and endeavor!
In the meeting, we experienced a lot of 'new' things,
ST san took a role of MC for the first time and set a slogan of the meeting as 'A Speakers, New Members and Guests-Friendly Meeting'.
She suggested not to use technical words to avoid confusion for new members and guests, and smile and laugh a lot to encourage the speakers.
We replied 'Indeed!!', was actually the word of the evening MH san prepared for this evening to develop our vocabulary.
Started the prepared speech session by singing Birthday song for our club President DA san.
1:Prepared speech session
SN san suggested not to let the food go to waste. Her Speech Title was 'We all dump 2 rice balls every day'. We, consumers are too sensitive about 'used by date' and 'best before data' and waste food but full of hunger is in a world. Her suggestions and opinions based on her research were clear and motivates the audience to change their attitude to food.
2nd Speech 'My Original Exercise' presented by KI san was fully aligned with objectives of Speech Project#5 'Your Body Speaks'. He introduced his 3 original exercises, good for abdominal muscle, mimic mascle and also for our mind. Those seems very easy but effective, we must try everyday!
3rd Speaker was SE san presented 'For your personal journey'. She talked about her journey to be a toastmaster and to be a hiker. It is ourself to decide if we make step forward. Her adoring speech is always encouraging.
4th Speaker was PA san, completed his 10th speech 'Maximum Benefit'. He emphasized the effect of speech and encouraged us to join our club Speech Contest as Contestants.
After his speech, many club members decided to be an contestants.
2:Table Topic Speech Session (to brush up our Impromptu speech skill)
AM san successfully managed her first Table Topic Master!. The theme of the topic was 'Day', speackers asked to talked about the sweet memories of St.Valentines day, his idol of old days, unlucky day and today.
3:Evaluation Session ( to encourage the prepared speakers with suggesting good points and spaces for improvement)
OK san for SN san suggested that include her actual experiences to her speech.
DA san for KI san recommended him to file a application for a patent and share his reason/background to develop exercise.
MT san for SE san did the evaluation for the first time. It was well organized and suggested SE san to make her theme of speech clear.
MO san for PA san congratulated his mile stone speech and recommended to add more atomosphere to his speech.
Our honored guest, TL san showed her willingness to be an our member, we conducted the induction ceremony. Welcome to Nihonbashi Century!
The next meeting will be the Spring Speech Contest at Nihonbashi Kokaido from 19:00- at Nihonbashi Kokaido. Dont miss it!