Syllabus

Watching History on YouTube
Seminar I Schedule

http:// www.agu.ac.jp / ~jeffreyb / draft0 / schedule.html

What do you think? ... How do you feel?
Your Thoughts and Feelings in Your Own English

... Tentative Schedule
Week 1 Active English communication
4 Japanese [S+] [A+] [O+/C] [V]
Class f and other URLs
Advice about learning Vocabulary
Week 2 Read a (silently), Speak p
AJ Hoge rule #2
4 Ques: [Wh-] [m-S-V] ... [+A]
4 Japanese answers
Week 3 Names and the story (narrative)
AJ Hoge rule #6
Conversations Starters
and written homework
Homework #1: Before E=mc2
Week 4 Grp Rpt: Three-step conversation
1: p, 2: Question, 3: a
4 Verb clusters
Question sheets (=>Rm 2320)
Week 5 Discuss the story & questions
Write the story in paragraphs
Scientists: Patterns vs Rules
in Language and Music
Homework #2: After E=mc2
Week 6 Grp Rpt: Three-step conversation
Question sheets (=>Rm 2320)
Two special Q patterns:
(1) Wh- and (2) Be
Week 7 Discuss the story & questions
Write the story in paragraphs
Conversation baseball:
hit, run, run, run
Homework #3: Da Vinci (part 1)
Week 8 Grp Rpt: Three-step conversation
Question sheets (=>Rm 2320)
S's think deeply, C's never forget
Musicians practice every day
Week 9 Discuss the story & questions
Write the story in paragraphs
Review Shodo Girls
Question practice
Week 10 Exam 1: Making questions Review names of the characters
Homework #4: Da Vinci (part 2)
Week 11 Grp Rpt: Three-step conversation
Question sheets (=>Rm 2320)
English pronunciation:
12 vowel sounds
Week 12 Discuss the story & questions
Write the story in paragraphs
Extended answers
to questions about Shodo Girls
Week 13 Exam 2: Extended answers
(Hit, run, run, run)
Review names of the characters
in Einstein and Da Vinci videos
Homework #5: video [tba]
Week 14 Grp Rpt: Three-step conversation
Question sheets (=>Rm 2320)
A language "solar" system:
Macro-micro Grammar Patterns
Week 15 Practice sentence correction:
lines, circles, and arrows
Review all homework videos
Finals Week Exam 3: Sentence correctionTime: tba
Room: tba


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