Re: The 1st Day of “Training Course of the Guide Interpreter Limited to Nagahama” (長浜市地域通訳案内士養成研修の1日目)

Since I luckily passed the screening test, I was given a chance today to attend the 1st day, which was held at the Town-Building Center of Nagahama. I was a bit surprised to know that many had applied to the course unexpectedly, and 16 women and 5 men were selected among them. After I heard the attendees’ self-introduction, I felt that the applicants’ motivation and their English proficiency level were rather higher than I had imagined…some graduated from a college of foreign studies, some were transferred to foreign countries, some used to be an English teacher, and some got married with a foreigner. Today, we learned about the basics such as an actual situation of tourism of the city, and then we practiced a life-saving measures for our precious guests just in case of emergency. (I can now use AED apparatus with no problem!) If we continue attending all the 8 days course perfectly, and If we pass the final oral exam in Dec., we will be able to get the certification at the city hall, in next Jan.

Related posts

  1. Re: The Start is the Most Important Part of Any Effort (最初が肝心)

  2. Re: 450th Anniversary of Nagahama, Built by Hideyoshi (秀吉が長浜を築いて450年!)

  3. Re: Practical Exercise of “Training Course for Guide Interpreters Limited to Nagahama” (長浜市地域通訳案内士養成講習 実地研修)

  4. Re: “Change Your Meals from 60 if you want to live healthy” (元気でいたければ60歳から食事を変えなさい)

  5. Re: How Does Statistics Work?
    —– Everyone can learn it even with no knowledge about it —–

  6. Re: The Ritual Ceremony of Shinto Purification (大祓いの神事)