News

Schedule for English Conversation
about Cellphones and the Internet

http://www3.aichi-gakuin.ac.jp / ~jeffreyb / rding / cellNet.schedule.html

Your Thoughts and Feelings . . . in Your Own English
about news events from the World Wide Web

Wednesday
3rd period
Topics and Lectures / Activities
1Apr 6 Seating for players
Introduce teacher
and Mobile index
3 文法: Q, R, and A
Micro 英文: A (SOC)
Topic: MIXI and Facebook
2Apr 13 Explain the Grading
and How to Study
Review 4-slot 文法
Macro 英文: R and Q

__S_____V____O/C___+A_
_Wh-__m-S-V__O/C__+A_
3Apr 20 Explain English の 和文
Practice Jpn to English
Macro 和文法:

_S+__A+__O+/C__V_
.. Sentence analysis
and correction
Deleting, inserting,
and moving words
Topic: News on the Net
4Apr 27 Teenage Mutant
Ninja Turtles
自動詞: move and
他動詞: move
5May 11 Baseball: Pitch and hit
then ... run, run, run
Question and short answer
then ... add more information
Topic: Cellphones
7May 18 Are there any questions? Questions
6May 25 . Micro 英文: d w n +A
名詞句 and short answers
8June 1 Good, Bad, and Better Class evaluation
Topic: Music and YouTube
9June 8 People feel emotions. S V Complement
10June 15 . EXAM: Pitching
(discussion questions)
Topic: YouTube for other topics
11June 22 . Recursive phrases (+a)
and clauses (+r)
12June 29 . R clauses as subject and object
13July 6 . EXAM: Hitting and running
(long answers)
Topic: Wikipedia and other serious webpages
14July 13 People can make
other people O/C.
S V OO / OC
15July 20 Final review .
exam
period
tba FINAL EXAMTime: 2: 00 pm
Room: tba


wkdate Introduce teacher, schedule,
and how to study
Vowels and comprehension
Assign Self-introduction
English and Japanese
wkdate Collect homework, then
comment on writing styles
Teach S-V-O grammar
with dictation
wkdate Unit 1--Cellphones
    dictionaries, Internet, Net novels, rss
.
Explain grades and lessons
Let's practice
wkdate Unit 2--Entertainment
    Mixi, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs
Verb forms
News Events --review
wkdate Unit 3--.
    websites, Wikipedia, YouTube, iPod/iTunes
Explain group report
.
wkdate Unit 4--news on the Net:
    CNN, BBC, etc.
Grammar for the Economy
Are you thirsty?
wkdate Unit 5--.
    slide shows, power point
.
Noun phrases
wkdate Unit 6--Word processing
    translation software, grammar checks
Teach S-V grammar
Are there any questions?
Making questions


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