TAKE YOUR FIRST STEP TO WORLD
In this program, we introduce our useful tools for study abroad and overseas exposure to Rikkyo University students. It began as the program related to Rikkyo Global Festa. We recommend students who are interested in studying abroad, overseas volunteers and travels to participate in this program.
International Students -- Most of sessions are English program, so please feel free to take part in!

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Fall 2017

Exhibitions "Books on Japan"

We displayed English books about Japanese culture.

Some comments or questions about books, study abroad and foreign countries were on the message board.

  • Start/End: October 19, 2017 - October 27, 2017
  • Venue: Ikebukuro Library, 1F, Nearby New Arrival Books / Niiza Library, 1F, Left side through the Entrance

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Seminar on English class trials Reservation required

We introduce libraries’ databases and tools, which are useful for daily learning and preparations of studying abroad in the form of English classes. You can participate with ease as the lecturer uses easy English for Japanese students. Taste the atmosphere of English classes. Of course International students can participate.

 For Listening Practice

This is a English program that you can learn how to use "Factiva.com", a world newspaper database.

Date&Time
Location
(1)Tuesday, October 17 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
: Ikebukuro Library, 2F, Lecture Room #2
(2)Friday, October 27 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
: Niiza Library, 2F, Multipurpose Studio
Database Factiva.com, a world newspaper database
Lecturer Shun Kobayashi from ProQuest
Language English
*Lecture sometimes speaks Japanese for Japanese students.
Handout Handout

*You can enter and exit any time during the event. Please feel free to join us!

#Participants' Voices (in Japanese only)

  • 英語で何かを学ぶ/教えてもらうというのが面白くて、実際に英語そのままを習うよりずっと良かったです
  • 留学前に日本で留学先の英語の勉強が出来るセミナーをもっと開催して頂きたいです。
  • For Speaking & Discussion Practice [Flyer (in Japanese)]

    How about discussing with Japanese students? In this program, you can talk about various topics with the paticipants in English.

    International Students -- Please Note
    Some participants may think that they aren't any good at speaking English, like you may not be good at Japanese. We would be grateful if you could speak English a little more slowly and suavely than usual. We would appreciate your understanding.

    Date&Time
    Location
    (1)Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 4:40pm to 6:10pm
    : Ikebukuro Library, 2F, Group Study Room #8
    (2)Friday, October 27, 2017 - 1:25pm - 2:45pm
    : Niiza Library, 2F, Group Study Room #1
    (3)Friday, October 27, 2017 - 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    : Niiza Library, 2F, Group Study Room #1
    Lecturer Shun Kobayashi from ProQuest
    Language English
    *Lecturer can translate Japanese to English. Please feel free to enjoy discussion!
    Material Slide
    Links

  • Assigned article
    "Japan also on a learning curve with huge influx of overseas visitors"
    *V-CampusID/Password required
    Japanese title) 訪日外国人 摩擦を理解へのてこに
    by The Asahi Shimbum, Jan. 21 2016, Morning edition, 636words
  • Practice Room
    Group Study Room 8 was available as "Practice Room for Basic Phrase in discussion" from 2:30pm to 4:30pm on October 17. Students read the phrases aloud in this room with the lecturer.
    *Participants may enter and leave as they please. And People who won't take part in this seminar can also use.
    Handout

    #Report (in Japanese only)

    (1)At first, all participants intoroduced themself in English.

    (2)Students wrote out their opinions on lecture's questions.

    (3)Students tried to share their ideas, experiences and opinions in English.

    (4)We were in a relaxed environment.

    #Participants' Voices (in Japanese only)

  • 講師の方がとても親しみやすく、はじめは不安でしたがとても楽しく終わることができました。
  • 英語を上手にはなせないことがあまりプレッシャーにならず、とても楽しかったです。次は英語をレベルアップさせてまた参加したいです。
  • 観光学部なのでテーマが観光でおもしろかったです。各学部対象にテーマを設定するのは良いなと思いました。
  • 外部(観光業に勤めてない方)からの視点で作られていたのがよかった。もっと留学生で話したら、多様な見方ができると思った。
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