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The 78th regular meeting was held on September 28th at Kojimachi kumin-kan, in the fine autmn weather.
16 members and 4 guests attended the meeting and whole program was successfuly conducted by TM K, Today's Toastmaster of the Morning, for his first challenge.
After the meeting, we had the induction ceremony for I.R san's new membership and welcomed her joining for our club. We all enjoyed 4 prepared speeches/evaluations and Table Topics session.
-TM P.W achieved CC#10, the final project of our speech manual. Also, he will be leaving Tokyo for his new challenges. Congraturations and good luck!!
Areas for improvement:
-Time management; the meeting was not started on time.
Recorded by TM M.Y
We had a 63rd meeting on March 23rd at the Kojimachi Kumin-Kan,
with more than 25 club members and guest.
Before starting the main part of the meeting, we had an initiation ceremony for TM K.
We are very happy to welcome him as a new members of TMTMC.
Today, TMOM was conducted by TM M for the 1st time.
Her management was very organized even though it might be a challenge for her.
TM I showed the word of the day, "reckon".
It was really good that she also showed us some sample sentences.
Then, TM M conducted "Good and New".
By recommending us to talk within 30 sec, lots of members had a chance to speak.
Next, TM H gave us "News of the week".
She introduced some tips to enjoy Sumo event. It was really interesting.
In the main session, prepared speech, 4 speakers gave us interesting stories, both in Japanese and English.
TM I had a speech about his experience of Tokyo Marathon race with a lots of body languages.
Second speech was performed by TM A and she talked about the lessons that she learned from the experience in Germany.
Third speaker was TM Y. He talked about the water problems based on the lots of facts he researched.
The last speaker was TM S. He showed us some solutions for the recent problems, such as pollen allergy. It was really interesting.
Table topics session was conducted by TM K. He asked 3 questions about the cherry blossoms party
and all speakers gave a very unique reply, though they didn't have enough time to think.
Evaluation session was performed by TM S.
All evaluators evaluated the speeches in exact detail based on the objectives of the each speech.
At the end of the evaluation session, TM S gave us some meaningful points for the improvement.
Finally, our president, TM M, made some announcement about the joint meeting and the officer's election.
After the meeting, we enjoyed lunch under the comfortable weather.
=======Awards of the meeting=======
*Best Speaker: TM. A
*Best Evaluator: TM. N
*Best Table Topics: TM. S
The Word of the morning was "fruitful" by TM K, which was used frequently!
The news of the week was given by TM K. He talked about Tokyo's hosting the Olympics. He introduced the mertis and demerits of hosting it, and then his hope to support Olympics in Tokyo.
The 1st prepared speaker was TM Y, the "ice breaker". She introduced her past career and talked about how she "expanded her boundary" in her work. The 2nd speaker was TM S. He explained several fun facts of Indonesia with his sketchbook as a hand-writing visual-aid. Every fact was surprising! The 3rd speech was given by TM Y. He compared his life to TV drama and told his past life full of ups and downs. It was like to watch a drama! The last speaker was TM M and her speech was about "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure". Her topic was her surprise which she experienced when she had got to know the world of Jojo.
Today's table topic master was TM S. He used "chat pack" and picked up 4 themes; "favourite saying", "the best advice", "50 years later" and "the most favorite person". Every speaker mentioned her or his own experience and gave clear point.
General evaluation was conducted by TM F. All individual evaluators conveyed clear advices with humor.
The award winners are as follows;
Best Speaker: TM S根さん
Best Evaluator: TM Wさん
Best Table Topics: TM F野さん and TM Wさん
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