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最終更新日:2022/1/6

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英語の庭

英語で会話する機会がなかなか無い。周りの留学生は日本語が上手で、英語で話していてもいつの間にか日本語になっている。研究のことは英語で話せるけど、雑談が苦手。将来留学したい国からの留学生と知り合いたい。英会話力を維持したい。SELで学んだ表現を実際にどんどん使いたい。

空いた時間に、東大留学生会話パートナーと英語でおしゃべりしませんか?

英語の庭とは?

基本情報

✓ 東京大学に在籍する全ての方対象の自由英会話プログラム(2021Aは11月~1月に実施)

✓ 無料

✓ 原則オンライン(Zoom)

✓ 1セッション15~30分間程度

✓ あなた1人またはあなたと友達のペア1組だけがTAペアとおしゃべり

✓ 全員が承諾した場合は、英語以外の言葉でのおしゃべりもOK

✓ 語学の教授や指導はしません

参加方法 *大学アカウント(u-tokyo.ac.jp)しか使えません

ステップは3つ!

1. 下のカレンダーで、各TAペアの対応可能な日時を確認

2. カレンダーの希望日時をクリックして、名前(英語表記。友達とペアで参加する場合は代表者名)とメールアドレスを記入して予約
*名前はニックネームでも可
*予約の前の、日本人スタッフへの相談も大歓迎(「お問い合わせ」)

3. 開始時刻になったら、予約直後に送付されたZoom情報から庭(ミーティング)に入っておしゃべり開始
*Zoomに入るには大学アカウント(@...u-tokyo.ac.jp)しか使えません
*おしゃべり終了後、Zoom情報とともに事前送付されたリンクからアンケート(Google Forms)にお答え願います

TAスケジュールと予約(2週間先まで予約可能)1/28終了

TA pair No.1: Diana & Prakash (Wed 20:00 & Thu 20:00)


TA pair No.2: Gunjan & Iffat (Tue 18:30 & Thu 18:30)


TA pair No.3: Roy & Ireen (Mon 9:30 & Fri 9:30)


TA紹介

Gunjan

Home: India

Language: English, Hindi, Kannada, and a little bit of Japanese

Interests: Reading books , Cycling in the streets of Tokyo and Chiba, Fixing things

Hello, I am Gunjan from India, a Doctoral student in the Department of Electrical Engineering. One of my favorite things to do in Tokyo is cycling next to the riversides. The picture above is from the beautiful Kuramae district near the Sumida-gawa river. Last semester my aim was to follow the Arakawa River to the Tokyo Bay area, I accomplished that. Now I am seeking new scenic cycling routes around Tokyo.

Please drop by to have a friendly chat with me, let's discuss scenic spots in Tokyo, exchange information about our cultures, and learn fascinating things.

Roy

Home: Taiwan

Language: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Arabic, Japanese

Interests: Scuba-diving, Dancing, Swimming, Basketball

Hailing from Taiwan, Roy used to be a journalism student at Northwestern University and studied Arabic for two years in Qatar and Lebanon. He is now interested in learning machine learning and AI and studying master of Engineering at the University of Tokyo.

Diana

Home: Mexico

Language: English, Spanish, and Nihongo wo gambare!

Interests: Musical instruments, Animals (especially dogs), Cooking, Martial Arts, Recycling and environmental actions

Diana here! I came to Japan to learn about its recycling system, did you know that Japan was the first country to develop "EcoTowns"? That means that the residues (or "waste") from some companies are used as resources in others. Cool! Right? So here I am in the Department of Systems Innovation working on electronics waste recycling ^^

In the meantime, I enjoy traveling around Japan, trying new dishes and learning Japanese.

Ireen

Home: Zambia

Language: English, Nyanja, Chinese

Hello, I am Ireen from Zambia, a Masters's student in the Department of Bioengineering. My favourite things to do are organizing, cooking and reading. I also like traveling and I plan to travel to different parts Japan. I enjoy diverse conversations and learning from different cultures and backgrounds, connect with me if you’re interested in such conversations.

Iffat

Home: Pakistan

Language: English, Urdu, Hindko (mother tongue), Punjabi, Pashto (little), Japanese (little)

Interests: Running, Swimming, Shopping, Travelling, Drawing, Reading tech and science books, etc.

Iffat is a computer engineering graduate from GIK Institute, Pakistan. She joined University of Tokyo as a doctoral student after teaching undergraduate students in Pakistan for almost four years. Her current work interests include AI, data science and NLP. She likes to travel, and this picture is taken in Nikko, a place that testifies a reflection of artistic genius and architectural history.

Please feel free to connect with me and let’s share our experiences of culture, traditions, art, and society.

Prakash

Home: India

Language: English, Japanese, Hindi, Bengali

I am a doctoral student at The University of Tokyo where I study how radio signals are sent, received and processed. Earlier, I was with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. I love to wake up at sunrise, relish making breakfast and reading the self-help genre. In my time off, I dabble in sketching, creative writing, running, volunteering, and listening to Coldplay. Mastering a cartwheel before the year ends is a personal goal.

TAは全員東大生です。みなフレンドリーで、英会話に勇気の要る方から英語を十分に使いこなせる方まで、広く対応できます。TAも日本語の苦労を味わっていますので、英語に自信の無い方も、彼らの日本での苦労話を聞いて、共感できるところがあるかも。母語や文化的背景の異なる多彩なTA達のいろいろな英語に触れて、経験を深めてくださいね。互いに尊重し合い、いい交流ができますように。

自分に合うTAが誰なのか日本人スタッフに相談したい、何を話せばいいのかわからない等、事前に相談したいという方は、お気軽に下記までご連絡ください。

お問い合わせ

東京大学工学系研究科 国際工学教育推進機構

オフィス(Office): 本郷キャンパス工学部8号館324号室(連絡通路は2F)
(Rm.324 via 2nd floor, Eng.Bldg.No.8, Hongo)
E-mail: utokyo.garden[at]gmail.com
電話(Phone): 03-5841-2323(根本)

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