Web Chat Bonenkai Year-End Party
World Without Borders in Los
Practical English students of
Professor Steve McCarty
at Kagawa Junior College in Japan
meet people in other
countries by real-time chat to
introduce the Japanese custom
of Bonenkai or year-end parties
to forget the old year.
The first-ever Internet Bonenkai
was held on December 18th, 1998.
The second annual party is scheduled
for Friday, December 17th, 1999
from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Japan time,
which is Thursday, December 16th
from 10:00-11:30 p.m. in California where the chat room is.
All are welcome to join the party.
With java-enabled Netscape or
Internet Explorer 3 or 4, first
visit World Without Borders by
clicking on the icon below. Type
in your nickname and a password
(write them on paper also to
remember them in the future).
The first time only, click on
"register." After that, always
click on "login" after
entering your nickname and password.
There are several chat rooms
in World Without Borders,
so make sure you enter the right
room for the party.
After a successful login, click
on "The Rainforest."
See you there!
Participants in different
listened to the same karaoke