In December, students learned about arguments and how to re-construct them into premises and a conclusion. By doing this, students could more easily pick up on problems that an argument might have such as identifying logical fallacies that might exist in the premises. For instance, observe the following statement: “Everyone says ‘551 Horai’ dumplings are […]
The tenth week has just been finished of the Survey of American Literature class. We started the class by reviewing students’ essay written about American literary naturalism that we took up and analyzed on the previous week. American literary naturalism likes to write about the poor and the tremendous environment in which they are forced
Students wrote a narrative essay about their most embarrassing moment in life. They used time expressions to clarify the sequence of events and past continuous to describe actions in progress and background actions. This time they used DeepL write to revise their essay. They wrote about their mistakes they made in the elementary school and
For Project 2, students were randomized into new groups of three or 4 students. Groups were then given a random month of episodes from the Everything Everywhere Daily podcast. These new groups went over the list of possible topics and chose the one that interested them the most. As with Project 1, students need to
In Research Project 4G, as we approach the end of the academic year, class time has been divided between students giving updates on the progression of their individual “border-crossing” research projects, guidance on the questions they should be asking themselves as they frame the writing of their reports, and discussion of the final class topic:
After learning what the franchise business/license business are and key points of those business types, students conducted their research and successfully made presentations on Dec. 1, 2023. The next presentations are about “Consumer Business” and “Business by providing service to other companies” which are planned for Dec. 22, after two weeks of course lectures and
In December, we will focus on enhancing the students’ ability to make impromptu and lively discussions, which has not been practiced much in this classroom. We are eager to see the students’ skills to conduct discussions based on critical reasoning, general information, and news topics from various sources such as their daily conversations, YouTube, and
The students have been provided with a understanding of the fundamental principles and practices of International leadership. With the foundations of international leadership, the students have gained a knowledge on the role of culture, cross-cultural communication and negotiations.
In my class, I have taught the bases in the structure of English language. The main question is as follows: What is English Linguistics? The aim of my class is to give the students some feelings for what interests a wide variety of English Linguistics and for the nature of the English language: Now I
Finally, the students are becoming like real teachers. Since November, they have been receiving practical training for when they become teachers next April. For example, they are practicing their opening speeches when they meet their students in their classroom for the first time after the entrance ceremony, and learning how to make a class newsletter.