Writing Strategies B I, II

This course will offer students an opportunity to develop their writing skills for the purpose of communication, employing the process writing approach and various writing activities.

By taking this course, students will be able to increase their writing fluency. In WS-B I, they will also learn the basic paragraph structure in English and will be able to write well-organized one-paragraph essays. In addition, they will learn the basic essay structure in English and will be able to write well-organized essays (consisting of more than one paragraph) in WS-B II.

Recent posts

  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。
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  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).
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  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).
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  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.
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  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.
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