We were able to learn the intensive English Debate by Mr. Toshiyuki Inoue, President of SPEECH&DEBATE INSTITUTE.
KIP Summer Seminer took placed. Yoshibumi Wakamiya, a former chief editor of Asahi Shinbun and also a guest professor in some Japanese and Korean universities, gave us lectures for three times in the seminer corses. The main theme of his lectures was “Think the relation between Japan, China and South-Korea, on the 70th anniversary of the end of WWⅡ.”
More about the lecture on 6.27
More about the lecture on 9.19
In the KIP Seminar of the fall of 2013, we had intensive workshops on "conventions dealing with economic issues" by Mr. Chihiro Sakuraba, the Deputy Director-General of International Department of the Bank of Japan. On our first session we learned how to respond and to facilitate a conference, featuring a press conference that was held in English.
We were able to hold the first session of our intensive English debate workshop series with the support of Mr. Toshiyuki Inoue, a trainer at a debate institute. We learned how to construct our arguments in speeches and techniques in debates and not only learning, but we also had the chance to practice on our own after his lessons.
In 2010, Mr. Shikata Noriyuki at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, gave us speeches on "The role and problems of the FTA in considering the East Asian Community and・conomic Partnership Agreement in Asia and the Pacific" and "The presence of reformations in Japan in considering the economic partnership agreements in Asia-Pacific." We did a role play simulation for the former theme and presentations for the latter theme.