|科目の目的・到達目標||By the end of the course, students should be able to:
- write a clear, and appropriately detailed text on a range of subjects (particularly related to individual interests)
- write an essay or report passing on information, or giving reasons in support of, or against, a particular point of view
- construct a chain of reasoned argument
|授業の概要||This class will focus on developing students' writing abilities on a range of subjects, and in different styles. Additionally, students will build proofreading skills by editing their own, and others', work.
Individual lessons will deal with different aspects and styles of writing. Group discussion about the text, or related topics, will support students' understanding of the differences between different styles.
第２回 Writing a Paragraph about Your Spring Vacation
第３回 Unit 1, 2: The Cubing & POWER Systems
第４回 Unit 3: About the Paragraph
第５回 Unit 3: About the Paragraph
第６回 Unit 3: About the Paragraph, Proofreading
第７回 Unit 4: Descriptive Paragraph
第８回 Unit 4: Descriptive Paragraph
第９回 Unit 5: Comparison and Contrast Paragraph
第10回 Unit 5: Comparison and Contrast Paragraph
第11回 Unit 6: Process Paragraph
第12回 Unit 6: Process Paragraph
第13回 Unit 7: Narrative Paragraph
第14回 Review Time
|評価方法||Assignments (essays, etc.) 60%
Students are expected to attend at least 2/3 classes (i.e., 10 of 15).
|テキスト・参考文献等||Matthew A. Taylor and David E. Kluge. Basic Steps to Academic Writing: From Paragraph to Essay. Cengage Learning, 2011.|
|授業外の学習活動||Students are strongly encouraged to review appropriate material before each lesson (e.g., reread the previous week's notes).
In general, there will be time in class to work on assignments, however, for longer assignments, it will be necessary for students to spend time writing outside of class.