Have you ever felt uncomfortable when you had to answer the phone in Japanese? Or do not try not to communicate by phone when you have to speak in Japanese. These are common feelings for many people who are non-native speakers of Japanese. Don’t worry, there is a solution.

In this seminar we will talk about the key points of making appointments or reservations over the phone. First, we will cover the key differences between calling an office phone and a cell phone.
Next, we will go over the important things to keep in mind when making business calls, and finally we will help you understand the main points so you can make appointments or reservations over the phone.

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Introductory Quiz

How to get ready to make a call
(1) Voice
(2) Aizuchi

Preparing to make a call
(1) Notes on the other party’s name, business, etc.
(2) Story predictions

The Call
(1) Check the other party
(2) Give your name
(3) Greet
(4) Ask for intercession
(5) Tell the business
(6) Give a closing greeting

Points to be careful about when making phone calls
(1) Give your name
(2) Time of day
(3) Location
(4) Mobile phone
(5) How to close

This Seminar is good for

Anyone interested in improving their ability to communicate on the telephone in Japanese.
Those who communicate on the pre-intermediate to intermediate level in Japanese or higher.
Those who want to confirm their Japanese phone conversations are correct and appropriate.
Those who want to improve the politeness and formality of their telephone usage.


Tomoko Goda
Goda-sensei studied law at university and graduate school, and as a working adult, I worked for over 30 years in sales, IT consulting, cloud business planning, etc. at a Japanese IT company that operated globally. During this time, she acquired multifaceted business communication skills through difficult communication with customers, within the company, and with partners.
As a Japanese language teacher, she utilizes her business experience and teaching experience at a Japanese language school to provide interactive lessons to students of a wide range of ages, from beginner to business level. Through case studies and role plays, students improve their Japanese conversation skills. Through student-centered lessons, you will solve questions such as “How should I say things in situations like this?” and improve your Japanese level.
Goda-sensei’s philosophy is: Let’s take lessons together and improve your overall Japanese conversation skills.
Tomoko Goda

Outline of the event

Date and time 2024/2/20(TUE) 19:00~20:00
Schedule 19:00~19:05 Creek and River Co., Ltd Introduction
19:05~19:50 Presentation by Tomoko Goda Sensei
19:50~20:00 Q&A
Place Zoom
Participants ・Japanese Language Students
・Japanese Language Teachers
・Pre-Intermediate / Intermediate Japanese Language Leaners
・People who do sales in Japanese
Entry fee free
Capacity 100 people
Organizer CREEK & RIVER Co., Ltd.
Application deadline 2024/2/19(Mon) 00:00

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