week 1 (Oct 3)

We talked about the course requirements and did pages 71-74 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK:

Listening quiz #1 Learning and Changing 1 and 2 you can find on the Listening page.

Listening Lab: every week you are required to answer 15 questions from the TOEIC practice book in the library. Keep track in a notebook and give it to me before the exam.

Prepare for your presentation My Career Dreams which you will do on Oct 17th.

week 15 (July 25)

We completed up to page 70 in the text.

NEXT WEEK:  EXAM

The exam focuses on the writing skills and vocabulary covered in units 4-5.

Don’t forget to bring your Language Lab notebooks.

Good luck!

week 14 (July 18)

We did pages 60-66 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your Listening Lab TOEIC practice in the library.

week 13 (July 11)

We did listening quiz #1. We peer-edited our writing assignments and handed them in. If you forgot to bring it, email it to me. We talked about our strange dreams and did pages 57-60 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your weekly listening lab TOEIC practice in the library.

week 12 (July 4)

TOEIC classes are available for those who are interested:

集中講義の開講について_選択英語

This week we finished the presentations and looked at pages 53-56 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Choose a topic from page 54, Independent Writing and write a letter to the editor of a newspaper on that topic. Include 3 reasons and support. Write a good topic sentence and concluding sentence. Use the letters on pages 44 and 45 as examples.

week 11 (June 27)

We did Hometown Presentations today. We did a quiz on the presentations.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your weekly Listening Lab in the library.

week 10 (June 20)

We did timed writing and speaking fluency (a strange occurrence); textbook pages 47 – 52; presentation tips; and a mid-term survey.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your TOEIC listening lab in the library;

Prepare your presentation (My Hometown) with at least 5 images. Make a PowerPoint presentation (on USB drive or your own computer) and print out your images as a backup. Presentations are next week.

 

week 9 (June 13)

We got started on our hometown presentations. These will be done in front of the class on June 27. You will need to memorize a short speech and show at least 10 graphics using PowerPoint or something similar. You can find tips on how to make presentations and slides on the   PRESENTATION   page.

We covered up to page 46 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing the Listening Lab practice in the library.

Prepare for your hometown presentation.