We have just added a new section to the Language Commons website! If you check the menu and click the link for LC Staff, you will be able to learn about everyone who is working at the LC. Please take a look and get to know us all better! この度、ランゲージコモンズのウェブサイトに新しいセクションを追加しました。メニューの「LC Staff」のリンクをクリックすると、LCで働いている皆さんのことを知ることができます。ぜひご覧になって、私たちのことをもっと知ってください!
Want to meet some international students? If you do, here is a good opportunity. In addition, those students who want/need LC participation points will receive TWO signatures from some LC staff who will be attending these speaking events at Main Campus. To register, please click on the link below: https://forms.gle/tyYYzcqxSEF78TYeA See you there!
Today at the LC we were delighted to welcome Corinne Jimenez to tell us all about Bolivia and some of her experiences in Japan. Corinne gave a fascinating presentation and kindly answered questions from Hakuoh students. Many people attended and from the smiles we saw in the audience, we are confident that everyone had aContinue reading “Thank you Corinne!”
All of us at the LC are delighted to let everyone know about a fantastic event that will be held in November. Corinne Jimenez, an International Business student from Bolivia has kindly agreed to come to the Language Commons to meet and talk to us! Corinne will be visiting the LC on Wednesday November 17th,Continue reading “Don’t miss an exciting upcoming event!”
All of us at the Language Commons are excited to announce a fantastic opportunity to practice your English, write about something you are interested in, and maybe even win a prize – the All Hakuoh Writing Contest! This is a contest, not a competition, so there is absolutely no pressure for you! Just think ofContinue reading “Why not enter the All Hakuoh Writing Contest?”
During today’s LC lunchtime session, LC staff members and students tried out some new English boardgames that came to the Language Commons! Everyone had fun and the boardgames seemed to be a good way to get everyone speaking English. Please come and try them if you have time!今日のLCランチタイムセッションでは、ランゲージコモンズにやってきた新しい英語のボードゲームを、LCスタッフと学生が試してみました！ ボードゲームは、みんなが英語を話すきっかけになったようです。お時間のある方は、ぜひお試しください！ We also have new full-sized jengaContinue reading “New games in the LC!”
Hi everyone! I’m just writing to let you know about a wonderful chance to practice languages, learn about other cultures, and make friends! On July 20th and 27th, Conversation Hours, a student-run learning community will be meeting and will be attended by Hakuoh students from both Japan and overseas! The topic will be student lifeContinue reading “Come and join Conversation Hours!”
Last week, Professor Reinbold and Dan presented about the Language Commons at a self-access language learning conference held by Kanda University of International Studies. There were attendees from countries all over the world including China, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey, and Germany. They talked about the history of the LC and about what our plans areContinue reading “The LC is becoming famous!”
Today we were proud to welcome Yeh, an exchange student from Taiwan, to the LC! Yeh kindly agreed to give us a presentation about herself, Taiwan, and Taiwanese culture. She also kindly answered lots of our questions! We hope that Yeh will come and see us again soon! 今日は、台湾からの交換留学生、YehさんをLCにお迎えすることができました。Yehさんは、ご自身のこと、台湾のこと、台湾の文化についてプレゼンテーションをしてくださいました。私たちの質問にも丁寧に答えてくれました。Yehさんが再びLCに来てくれることを期待しています！ Here is a video of Yeh’sContinue reading “A special guest from Taiwan at the LC!”
Hi everyone! We just wanted to let you all know about a new resource available to you all in the LC. We now have a variety of different pamphlets that give you advice and recommended resources for studying listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. We also have bilingual brochures that provide advice on howContinue reading “Pamphlets for self-study advice!”