September 14, 2014
Dear Hibiki no Kai and Echo Society Members,
■ Information Notes ■
September 21st AM. room 2, PM. room 1. (創作室)
September 28th AM. room 2, PM. room 2.
New Hibiki home page
■ English Class ■
Today’s teachers: Walt, Masanori, Doug.
Participants: Samurai, Michael, Katsuyo, Mieko, Akie, Isamu, Sachiko, Sanae.
Photo: English class. Mieko and Katsuyo.
Photos: English class.
The lecture of Masanori was “preposition”.
<on> 接触 逆立ちする時に（圧力支える）
in the ocean. 海中
on the ocean. 海上に接している 浮いている
at the ocean. 海辺
at Christmas. 23から26日くらい
on Christmas. 25日のみ
go by pass by 経路
I will be back by 5 o’clock.
I want to live by the sea. すごく近い時
I want to live near the sea. 自分の感覚で
I commute by train. 経路 → 手段
He caught me by the arm.
We did self-introductions.
And there were questions to members from members.
We listened to “I’ll be there for you” and “Calling You" by Holly Cole.
English Game: Place the word “only” anywhere in the following sentence and see if you understand the meaning:
She told him that she loved him.
■ Computer Workshop ■
Today's teachers: Akiyuki, Doug and Masanori.
Participants: Yoshikazu, Isamu, Akie, Ma-kun, Sachiko, Sanae.
We replayed the video we saw in the morning of Dave, who came to our Hibiki Christmas Party in 2012.
Do you remember him?
Dave is American living in Japan.
He is studying the ukulele at 95 years old.
Photo: Dave, playing the ukulele with his teacher.
We studied LibreOffice and how to draw illustrations.
■ Interview with Hibikinokai Members ～⑨ ■
Photo: Mieko Kodara
Q: When were you born?
Q: How long have you been attending Hibikinokai?
A: 15 years.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Sweets, especially cake.
Q; What are you most interested in?
A: I love to find the good things in nature, such as flowers, birds and stars.
Q: Mieko works as a guide helper. How do you help people?
A: I take a blind people shopping and participate in assemblies for blind people.
Mieko has supported Hibikinokai for a long time. She taught the basic English at a lunch time.
And, when disabled persons went for a trip abroad, she supported them.
Pictures from a disabled person's meeting in Hawaii, and an English conversation class in Canada.
Thank you, Mieko!