|開講学期／Semester||2015年度／Academic Year 前期／Spring Semester|
|開講曜限／Class period||月/Mon 2|
|配当年次／Years||1年 , 2年 , 3年 , 4年|
|更新日／Date of renewal||2015/02/19|
／Course Objectives and method
|The purpose of this course is to make you aware of good strategies for reading. You should choose appropriate strategies to apply when you read. This course is also intended to help students become more comfortable reading and writing in English. The text emphasizes types of paragraph organization. Students read models of each type and consider the relationships among pieces of information in the paragraphs.|
|The goal of this class is to teach students about the organization of English paragraphs from the point of view of both readers and writers. This includes helping students learn to find the main idea of a paragraph and analyze how the ideas are related and organized. In addition, we will learn about American culture as well as the cultures of other countries.|
In this class, the students will introduce each other and the teacher will be introduce the course. There will be a short survey in this class.
In this class, you will study the differences of English and Japanese writing style. You will also study what is needed before you read a paper, such as scheme-building activities.
Main Ideas and Topic Sentences
Each essay and each paragraph has its own main idea, stated in the topic sentence. You will study how to recognize these in this class.
Skimming and Scanning
Skimming, looking over a writing very quickly to understand what it is about, and scanning, looking quickly for a certain word or phrase in a writing, are important in reading English. You will study these techniques in this class.
In this class, you will study the organization of paragraphs.
Transitions and different kinds of paragraphs
In this class, you will study the different kinds of transition words used for different types of essay and the teacher will introduce different types of expository paragraphs.
In this class, you will study paragraphs that describe things, places, or people.
In this class, you will study paragraphs that tell about an event.
Personal Opinion Paragraphs
In this class, you will study paragraphs that state someone's personal opinion.
In this class, you will study paragraphs that classify certain things into categories.
Cause and Effect Paragraphs
In this class, you will study paragraphs that describe the cause and effect of something.
Comparison and Contrast Paragraphs
In this class, you will study paragraphs that compare, contrast, and compare and contrast things, places, or people.
In this class, you will study paragraphs that describe how a solution can be made for a problem.
Results of final test.
|Printouts and On-Line|
|Evaluation will be based on participation (50%) and examinations (50%).|
|Students are required to prepare and review each lesson. In addition to the assignments the lecturer gives, they are expected to carry out work on their own.|
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