Our 5th podcast episode is all about the annual Togaku school festival, which takes place during the third weekend of October. Yuka, one of this year's main organizers, is interviewed by Mr. Stout. They talk about the schedule of this year's event, the food, music, and more.
As we begin our 2010-2011 school year, TKs Clair Taylor and Clare Murray interviewed Amrik, our intern from Aston University. Amrik, an English major, has been spending his 3rd year here with us at Togaku. In this interview, Amrik talks about his life and adventures in Japan, some of his favorite things to do, and gives Togaku students some important advice. We hope you enjoy their talk. If you can, please let us know what you think of it by leaving a comment below.
If you are interested to read along with the conversation, please download the transcript from here.
In our 3rd podcast, two Togaku students chat about their experiences of traveling abroad and staying with host families. If anyone is interested in doing a homestay, this would be a good show to listen to! Topics covered include homestay preparation, sightseeing experiences, living with a host family, and homestay advice. Thanks to Michael Stout for arranging and recording this conversation!
For our 2nd episode, Clair Tayor interviews two Togaku students about their experience of traveling to Canterbury, England, on our school's study abroad program. In this chat, Saki and Hiroko give some good advice about how they improved their English while on the trip. If you are interested in going abroad someday, either with one of the Togaku programs or on your own, you will benefit for their tips. Key point: don't wait! Start using English for real communication today!