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November's English Language and Culture Class

  • November's English Language and Culture Class

Want to interact with the locals in English? Come to the YIRA English Langauge and Culture Class! This is your opportunity to talk with Japanese people from the comfort of your own home through Zoom, or in-person at YIRA.

▲English Language and Culture Class: November 25th, 3:00-3:30pm

▲Place: YIRA Plaza 'Arcus' or online
▲Number of Participants: up to 10
▲Fee: Free (however, you must pay for internet access)
▲How to sign up: Feel free to come to the office and participate in person! If you would like to participate online via Zoom, please like the YIRA Facebook page and send us a message! Please include your e-mail address, name, gender, and nationality in the message. You can also sign up by sending the same information to yira@omn.ne.jp
※Please register at least one hour before start time, as we will send you the Zoom code.

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October's Chinese Language and Culture Class

  • October's Chinese Language and Culture Class

Are you interested in Chinese culture? Come learn about things such as the population of China, and Chinese food. This is also an opportunity to learn some Chinese!

▲Chinese Online Class: November 17th, 3:00-3:30pm

▲Place: YIRA Plaza 'Arcus' or online
▲Number of Participants: up to 10
▲Fee: Free (however, you must pay for internet access)
▲How to sign up: Feel free to come to YIRA and participate in person! If you would like to participate online, please like the YIRA Facebook page and send us a message! Please include your e-mail address, name, gender, and nationality in the message. You can also sign up by sending the same information to yira@omn.ne.jp
※Please register at least one hour before start time, as we will send you the Zoom code.

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November's Weekend English

  • November's Weekend English

YIRA is offering a chance to practice their English on the weekends, specifically for those who are busy during the week, want to study English at an intermediate level, or want to study English at a faster rate. Come interact with the locals in English from the comfort of your own home!

▲Weekend English: October 10th, 11:00-11:30am

▲Place: YIRA Plaza 'Arcus' or online
▲Number of Participants: up to 10
▲Fee: Free (however, you must pay for internet access)
▲How to sign up: Feel free to come to the office and participate in person! If you would like to participate online via Zoom, please like the YIRA Facebook page and send us a message! Please include your e-mail address, name, gender, and nationality in the message. You can also sign up by sending the same information to yira@omn.ne.jp
※Please register at least one hour before start time, as we will send you the Zoom code.

2020.10.28:米沢市国際交流協会(yira):[新着情報(English)]

Multi-Language Speech Contest

  • Multi-Language Speech Contest
  • Multi-Language Speech Contest

This year, the annual YIRA speech contest will be held online! Applications for speeches from elementary, junior high, and high school students in ANY language (including Japanese) are now open!! There will be an awards ceremony for the 1st and 2nd place winners in each category, as well as awards for participation.

Date: Mon., November 23rd (online preliminary round)

       Sat., December 5th (final round at the Okitama Culture Center)

Participants: Elementary/JS-20 students; High School-20 students

Application Deadline: Fri., November 13th

To sign-up, please download the application form from the YIRA Facebook page or web site. After filling it out, send it to the YIRA office via fax or e-mail.

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Mental Health Seminar

  • Mental Health Seminar
  • Mental Health Seminar

This is the third and final seminar in the 2020 YIRA Online Multiculturalism Class series. Come learn about mental health and stress management from certified psychologist and school counselor, Koume Abe. If you'd like to get the advice of a professional, this is your chance!

Anyone is welcome, regarless of age or nationality! Translation will be available for non-Japanese speakers.

▲Foreign Culture and Your Mind: Mental Health Seminar

▲Date: Wed., October 21st 7:00-8:30pm

▲Speaker: Koume Abe, Certified Psychologist and School Counselor

▲Fee: Free (However, you must pay for any internet connection fees)

To sign up, please contact us by e-mail or through Facebook message with your name, e-mail address, and country.

※Sign-ups will end 1 hour before the scheduled start time of the seminar.

2020.10.28:米沢市国際交流協会(yira):[新着情報(English)]