WS-B 2-05 (10/17)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Outline peer review
    • Thesis statement
    • Concluding paragraph
    • First draft
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, October 23:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • Before next class:
      • Unit 4 essay first draft @ Google Classroom
        • Paragraph 1 & Paragraph 2 を完成させてください。
        • Paragraph 3 以降はアウトラインのままでOKです。ただし今日の授業を踏まえて加筆修正の必要があれば行ってください。

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WS-B 2-04 (10/10)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Understanding the writing process: The seven steps
    • Topic selection for a descriptive essay
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, October 16:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • Before next class:
      • Make an essay outline for the following topic @ Google Classroom. (brainstorming note)
        • Topic: Reasons for visiting Hokkaido (対象読者は外国人旅行客)
        • Outline の構成(KW=keywords, S=complete sentence):
          • Introduction: Hook (KW), thesis statement (S)
          • Body Paragraph 1: Topic sentence (S), supporting ideas & details (KW)
          • Body Paragraph 2: Topic sentence (S), supporting ideas & details (KW)
          • Body Paragraph 3: Topic sentence (S), supporting ideas & details (KW)
          • Conclusion: Concluding sentence (S), final thoughts (KW)

WS-B 2-03 (10/03)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Descriptive paragraphs and essays
    • Outlining an essay
      • Better living as a vegetarian (pp. 191-192)
    • Understanding the writing process: The seven steps
    • Topic selection for a descriptive essay.
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, October 09:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal.
      • Think of one or two possible topics for the essay assignment. クラス全員が興味を持てて、5つのパラグラフで構成されるエッセイとして書けそうなテーマを考えてきてください。

WS-B 2-02 (09/26)

  1. Announcements
    • Two types of posts for WS-B Slack
      • Journal: Same as in the first semester. You are welcome to post any time on any topic.
      • Topic-based: I will post a topic (discussion question) once a week. Please write a response.
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Reviewing paragraph basics
      • Descriptive paragraphs and essays
      • Outlining an essay
        • Better living as a vegetarian (pp. 191-192)
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, October 02:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal.

WS-B 2-01 (09/19)

  1. Announcements
    • Two types of posts for WS-B Slack
      • Journal: Same as in the first semester. You are welcome to post any time on any topic.
      • Topic-based: I will post a topic (discussion question) once a week. Please write a response.
  2. Warm-up writing exercise
  3. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Reviewing paragraph basics
      • Descriptive paragraphs and essays
      • Outlining a descriptive essay
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, September 26:
      • Slack の新しいチャンネル #topics に参加してください。こちらには毎週月曜か火曜にトピックを提示するので、その内容について書いてください。
      • 既存の #journal は前期と同じ使い方をします。成績は両方のチャンネルの投稿総合数で評価します。

WS-B 15 (07/25)

  1. Announcements
  2. Course summary
  3. Final exam
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, July 31:
      • Write a complete paragraph on the following topic @ Google Classroom:
        • Lunch for university students can be classified by X into Y types.
      • Continue Slack postings. 7月31日投稿分までを前期の成績に算入します。
    • Summer assignment:
      • 夏休みの課題として、Slack 投稿を続けてもらいます。夏休み中の投稿は後期の成績に算入します。

WS-B 14 (07/18)

  1. Announcements
    • Final exam on Tuesday, July 25 (10:40-12:10) @ Multimedia Lab.
  2. Unit 3: Types of paragraphs
    • Descriptive paragraphs
    • Comparison paragraphs
    • Cause-effect paragraphs
    • Classification paragraphs
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • Before next class
      • Paragraph two revised outline @ Google Classroom if not submitted yet.
      • Continue Slack postings (until July 31).

WS-B 13 (07/11)

  1. Announcements
    • Final exam on Tuesday, July 25 (10:40-12:10) @ Multimedia Lab.
    • Maybe a make-up class.
  2. Paragraph two: Lunch for university students can be classified by X into Y types.
    • outline peer feedback
  3. Unit 3: Types of paragraphs
    • Descriptive paragraphs
    • Comparison paragraphs
    • Cause-effect paragraphs
    • Classification paragraphs
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • Before next class
      • Paragraph two revised outline @ Google Classroom.
      • Prepare for the group presentation on the four paragraph types. 各グループ10分程度で担当パラグラフ・タイプの解説をしてもらいます。
      • Read Paragraphs 15 (p. 67), 16 (p. 71), 19 (p. 78), and 20 (p. 82).

WS-B 12 (07/04)

  1. Announcements
  2. Paragraph two
    • Topic decision
    • Brainstorming
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, July 10:
      • Make an outline of a paragraph with the following main idea. 書式自由。手書きでも構いません。
        • Lunch for university students can be classified by X into Y types.
        • Topic sentence, Y supporting sentences (and details for each supporting sentence), and concluding sentence.
      • Continue Slack postings.

WS-B 11 (06/27)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 2: Five elements of good writing
    • Five elements of good writing
      • Unity
      • Coherence
  3. Homework
    • By Monday, July 03:
      • Paragraph 2 topic selection. 以下の条件に合うトピックを提案してもらいます。考えてきてください。
        • Purpose: To inform the reader about the topic.
        • Type: Classification paragraph.
      • Continue Slack postings.