On August 28, the first meeting of Tokyo Metropolitan Toastmasters Club
(TMTMC) was held in Jinbocho Himawari-kan. Ten Toastmasters members and five guests participated in the meeting.
The meeting started 9:30am sharp. Opened and emceed by Club President Fujiyama, we had full set of meeting including three speeches, threeevaluators and table topics speeches.
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After that, the three speakers followed. The first speaker was TM Y-moto, where he asked the question to the audience, "If you can choose one person to live in a desert island, who would that be?", and analyzed the result based on the answer s using three categories.
The second speaker was the Club President. Entitled "the Golden Age of Toastmasters", where she proposed increasing the number of quality Clubs exponentially in Japan for the next ten years to support the country's future on the human capital side, using data and quotes.
The third speaker was the sole Japanese speech of the morning, which was conducted by TM I-da. He presented a seminar-style speech to show how we could use body language effectively as public speakers. The manual was originally in English, but he made a well-prepared presentation materials in Japanese and introduced many tips and examples we can start to use from the next meeting.
The Table Topics session was followed by the evaluation session, led by TM H. The prepared speakers were evaluated by individual evaluators.
The meeting ended at 11:20. An optional lunch gettogether at a Korean restaurant followed the meeting, where around half the participants joined in.
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