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What's ‘in’ in Japan 04 : Bilingual Exchange Session "City Living"

posted Nov 12, 2015, 7:34 PM by INFO ICT   [ updated Nov 16, 2015, 5:31 PM ]
What's ‘in’ in Japan 04 : Bilingual Exchange Session
"City Living"


◆ Date Tuesday, December 8th | RESERVE

◆ Time 7:30pm~ 10:00pm (the class STARTS at 7:30pm!!)

◆ Venue 
Cafe la Voie
    1-23-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

◆ Participation Fee 500 yen
  *Please be advised that you will need to purchase a drink (and/or snack) upon arrival.

December’s focus: "City Living"

Tokyo is the most highly populated city in the world. Living here can be a dream for many foreigners and Japanese, alike. However, city life in such a unique and culturally rich city brings it’s own particular challenges and rewards. There are countless quirks to being in such a great city. Join us as we discuss trials, tribulations, and master tips.

 ・Low profile vs. high furniture
 ・Tatami measuring vs. square meters
 ・Unique furniture (e.g. futon, kotatsu and kerosene heaters)
 ・Balcony etiquette
 ・Storage dilemma
 ・Real estate
 ・Tokyo vs. 23 wards

◆ Questions

 ・What’s the difference between an apartment, condo, or mansion?
 ・Why is key money required?
 ・What bathroom style do you prefer? Unit bath or separate ofuro?
 ・What’s trash? How do you properly dispose of waste?
 ・Have you had any peculiar adventures living in Tokyo?

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◆ What’s ‘in’ in Japan - is a monthly bilingual session (usually the 2nd or 4th Tuesday night in Tokyo)
for Japanese and Non-Japanese people in Tokyo to get together and learn about various topics related to JAPAN from its history to the latest trend/culture where you feel free to speak your native language or Japanese in a multicultural setting. There is always a hidden backgrounds for that hot issue, which may be the cultural things, customs, people's minds, Samurai spirits, weather and so on... Let's share ideas in a cozy atmosphere and meeting new people, and feel more Live and Real Japan!

◆ Language Any language

◆ Timetable
 - Open 7:30pm Lighting Talk (Self-Introduction), Language Exchange
 - Around 8:00pm Fun Conversation and discussion with slides
 - Around 10:00pm Close

 RESERVE