|Q1 What is Toastmasters?
A1 The formal name is Toastmasters International, that is a non-profit educational
organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network
of meeting locations. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization
has more than 292,000 memberships in more than 14,350 clubs in 122 countries.
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Q2 What is Shonan Toastmasters club?
A2 Shonan Toastmasters Club (STMC) is one of Toastmasters International, which is
funded in 1993 and located in Fujisawa city, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan. STMC conducts
meetings in English but is not a conversation class. Practical English, participation, and fun
are keywords of STMC.
Q3 Can I visit the club regular meeting as a guest?
A3 Welcome! You can visit our any regular meeting for your convenience. It is free of charge.
Q4 I am not confident in English ability, will I be welcome to visit or join the club?
A4 Of course! You will be welcome anytime as long as you are interested in English. Just have
a visit without any hesitation at first! If you want to visit us, please send a E-mail.
Q5 When and Where do you meet?
A5 We meet on the second and fouth Saturday of every month except August and December.
Our meeting times are 14:00 – 16:30. The venue is Fujisawa Shoko Kaikan, #503 meeting room,
Fujisawa 607, Fujisawa. Find a map here.
Q6 How much are the entry and membership fees?
A6 The membership fee is 10,000Yen for half of year. For a new member, the entry fee is 5,500Yen.