|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.
|授業計画||第１回 Writing a Paragraph about Your Summer Vacation
第２回 Unit 8: Summary Paragraph
第３回 Unit 9: Analysis Paragraph
第４回 Unit 9: Analysis Paragraph
第５回 Unit 10: Cause and Effect Paragraph
第６回 Unit 10: Cause and Effect Paragraph
第７回 Unit 11: Persuasive Paragraph
第８回 Unit 11: Persuasive Paragraph
第９回 Unit 12: Problem-Solution Paragraph
第10回 Unit 12: Problem-Solution Paragraph
第11回 Unit 13, 14: Changing a Paragraph into an Essay
第12回 Unit 15: Writing an Essay from the Beginning
第13回 Unit 16: Review Essay
|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.