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Outline of Kyoto presentation in English

 Just as you can introduce Kyoto and Japan culture in English when asked by foreigners, "What kind of country is Japan?", why don't you actually experience the traditional culture of Japan and learn the know-how to give a presentation about Kyoto and Japan in English?
Are you about to study abroad, are interested in studying abroad, or want to explain Kyoto and Japan to overseas people in Japan… If you are a student who thinks so, please join us!
*Those who wish to complete this training can be appointed as Kyoto PR Student Ambassadors who will be appointed by Kyoto City to promote the charms of Kyoto to the world when studying abroad.

                                 ~~Outline of "Presentation of Kyoto in English" ~~

A total of 6 half-day training sessions will be held to learn English expressions about sightseeing spots in Kyoto and traditional culture of Kyoto and Japan.
〈Training days (6 sessions in total)〉
Implementation method: Online training using Zoom (some face-to-face training) Time: 13:30~17:00 (with intermission)
1.     Saturday, October 17, 2020: [Online] (1) Ice Break, Introduction to Japan and Kyoto ~Learn about Japan and Kyoto in English~ (2) Learn
expressions that explain the traditional culture of Japan in
English 2. Saturday, October 24, 2020: [Face-to-face] Traditional culture: Hands-on experience
with tea ceremony and flower arrangement 3. Saturday, October 31, 2020: [Online] (1) Mini presentation in English (2) Discussion
with international students 4. Saturday, November 14, 2020: [Online] Learn
the key points of presentations such as famous places, events, and souvenirs in Kyoto 5. Saturday, November 21, 2020: [Online] Learn about
food, clothing, housing, education, etc. in Japan and Kyoto 6. Saturday, November 28, 2020: [Online] Individual presentation

◎ Eligibility
: All of the following conditions must
be met 1. Must be
a student of a member university or junior college of the University Consortium Kyoto (regardless of the course (undergraduate, master's, doctoral))
2. Ability to
participate in all training 3. English score must
be IELTS 5.0, TOEFL iBT 63, TOEIC 650 or higher
4. Interested
in international exchange and cross-cultural understanding 5. Internet access to online training and a computer environment with camera and microphone functions

Capacity: About
20 people ◎Fee: 2,500 yen (total amount for 6 sessions, including reference materials and actual exercise fees)
* Please pay in cash (so that there is as little change as possible) on Saturday, October 24.
* Please bear the expenses and transportation expenses related to the online course.
◎Application period: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 ~ Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 12:00 
* If there are many applicants, we will notify you by e-mail by Saturday, October 3 after a lottery.
◎Application Guidelines:
Please apply from this application form.

We look forward to receiving your application!

◎ Please note:
In light of the social situation regarding self-restraint of events to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infections, please note that this project may be canceled (or postponed) or the content may be changed even at the last minute.