2016年12月24日土曜日

Advancing 2-Dec.24th

It is the 21st birthday of extremely generous and humorous Prince Akeem of Zamunda in Africa and he is to marry a woman he never saw before. Now the prince breaks with tradition and travels to Queens, New York City, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.
- Queens, NY/Wikipedia : five boroughs (districts) of NYC
- Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall both played four roles respectively in the movie. Try to identify them.

Activity-1: Discuss the characters played by Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall
      Arsenio Hall starred as; Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown

Activity-2: Tell the storyline of the movie in two minutes.
=> Writing Assignment: Write a paragraph to introduce Coming to America by Eddie Murphy, and another paragraph to recommend the movie to your friends. by Dec.31st

Blog HW-2: Inoue Kosei Lead Japan Judo Team to Rio
Read the article and think how he lead the Japan Judo team to the Rio Olympic Games in 2016.
=> Write a summary of the article, how Mr. Inoue lead the Japan Judo team to the Rio Olympic Games, in one paragraph.

=> Write a paragraph as to what you think is important to succeed in a sport, art, study or business at the global stage by Dec.31st

Winter Practice: Kikutan  Day-47-52

2016年12月23日金曜日

Senior 2-Dec.23rd

Blog Coming to America by Eddie Murphy (1988)  (116 min)
It is the 21st birthday of extremely generous and humorous Prince Akeem of Zamunda in Africa and he is to marry a woman he never saw before. Now the prince breaks with tradition and travels to Queens, New York City, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.
- Queens, NY/Wikipedia : five boroughs (districts) of NYC
- Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall both played four roles respectively in the movie. Try to identify them.
Activity-1: Discuss the characters played by Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall
     Arsenio Hall starred as; Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown
Activity-2: Tell the storyline of the movie in two minutes.

Blog HW-1: Blog Coming to America by Eddie Murphy

=> Write a paragraph to introduce Coming to America by Eddie Murphy, and another paragraph to recommend the movie to your friends by Dec.31st

Blog HW-2: Inoue Kosei Lead Japan Judo Team to Rio
Read the article and think how he lead the Japan Judo team to the Rio Olympic Games in 2016.
=> Write a summary of the article, how Mr. Inoue lead the Japan Judo team to the Rio Olympic Games, in one paragraph.
=> Write a paragraph as to what you think is important to succeed in a sport, art, study or business at the global stage by Dec.31st     
                                                                                                   

2016年12月21日水曜日

Advancing 2-Dec.21st

1. Kikutan-6K  Day 46
2. Read & Write-3  Unit 5 Why do people help each other?  Reading #1 A Question of Numbers
- Blog Revise the writing: five to eight sentences to respond the question: 
In general, which people do you think are more helpful to strangers in need: people who live in cities or people who live in small towns? Why?
- Read for Vocabulary/Expressions: (par.1) (more/most/less/least) likely ~/to do   complex  composed of many interconnected parts, complicated; ~ highway system, machinery  apply  to make use of; ~ a theory to a problem,  to put to use for a particular purpose; ~ pressure to open a door,  to make an application or request; ask: ~ for a job/raise  end up  to find yourself in a situation you didn’t intend/expect to be in; ~ in prison/-ing/dead
=> Shadowing
- Reading Skill: Graphic Organizer-> A. -> B.
->Blog-VSO The Voluntary Service Overseas
Identify the topic of each paragraph to understand the structure=> Check the Graphic Organizer
=> Speak a Summary in five to seven sentences. Decide the subject of each sentence before speaking.
3. Special Program 
Blog Hard Rain and Bob Dylan
- Read: Patti Smith stands in for no-show Bob Dylan at Nobel ceremony CNN-Dec.10, 2016
- Present: Patty Smith sings at Nobel Ceremony (8:30) => Dis What moves people? 
- Study the lyric of A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall => Dis What does this song mean?
->Present: Born on the Fourth of July by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians (5:00) 
=> Dis What was this song for?
- Present: "Blowin' in the Wind" (2:37) This 1962 song became an anthem of the civil rights movement.
-> Study the lyric => Dis What was this song for?

2016年12月20日火曜日

Senior 2-Dec.20th

1. Read & Write Unit 10 Fear  Reading-2  Can We Trust Our Fears?
Blog Review the paragraph to state which activity is more dangerous than the other.
2. Tactics for Listening 2e Unit 24 Travel
Getting Ready – miss/catch/take a flight, run out of money/time/gas
Listening-1  Take memos to retell what Emily did during her vacation in the 3rd person speech.
=> Pair-1 Tell your partner about an experience/incident that you encountered during a trip/event.
=> Pair-2 Tell your partner about a trip you’d like to go on in the future=> Q&A
3. Special Program Hard Rain and Bob Dylan
- Blog Read: Patti Smith stands in for no-show Bob Dylan at Nobel ceremony CNN-Dec.10, 2016
-> Patty Smith sings at Nobel Ceremony (8:30) => Dis What moves people? 
- Blog Study the lyric of A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall => What does this song mean?
-> Born on the Fourth of July by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians (5:00) => Dis What was this song for?
- "Blowin' in the Wind" (2:37) This 1962 song became an anthem of the civil rights movement.
-> Blog Study the lyric => Dis What was this song for?

2016年12月17日土曜日

Advancing 2-Dec.17th

1. Kikutan-6K  Day 45  
2. Inside Reading-3 Unit 7 Neuroscience Reading-2 Out-of-Body Experience? – Your Brain is to Blame
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar -2 
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
3. Open Forum-2 Chapter 7 Language and Communication Lecture about other languages in the U.S. 
Presentation on Language Change and Loss   A = Claudia, B = Alan
-Blog Listening with Script-> Expressions for Introduction <= Useful for presentation
- for instance/example, another example, ~ is a good example, in some cases, one typical problem, another way
- One of the problems, the point is that, the question is, another view pint, the good/bad news is,
- How to use so
Vocabulary: criteria, linguist-linguistic, obviously
=> Speak a summary of the presentation, particularly the situation of the minor languages with examples.
- Blog Study world languages
- World Population and Languages
- Summary by language size
- Most Widely Spoken Languages in the World
- Pronunciation: Stress in Numbers with -ty/-teen
- Speaking Skills: Preparing for Presentation
- Speaking Practice: Blog List of languages by total number of speakers
4. Special Program Video/Article: 
    Did Greig Tonkins break the law when he punched the kangaroo?
- See the Video: Did Greig Tonkins break the law when he punched the kangaroo?
=> Discuss Do you think he did the right thing? What would you do if you were him?
- Blog Read the article => Write your comments in four to six sentences. => Discuss
- Words/Expressions
 (… has gone to ground since the video went viral.)
go to ground to hide from people trying to catch you, usually for a long time: He went to ground in a secret place.
(exercising appropriate due diligence) diligence  steady and careful application, proper attention or care
- the care that a reasonable person exercises to avoid harm to other persons or their property
 - research and analysis of a company/organization done in preparation for a business transaction 
go viral to spread rapidly via the Internet/email/other media -viral (adj) relating to/caused by a virus; ~ marketing

2016年12月16日金曜日

Senior 2-Dec.16th

1. Read & Write Unit 10 Fear   Reading-2  Can We Trust Our Fears?
Writing Compare Dangerous Activities/ Q-Classroom
Blog Write a paragraph to state which activity is more dangerous than the other.
Give facts and examples to support your opinion. 
Examples of comparative activities: skiing or snowboarding, mountain climbing or open water swimming, hunting or fishing, diving or sailing, karate or judo, driving a car or riding a motorcycle, smoking or drinking, eating too much or too little, living alone or studying abroad, traveling to Africa or living in Africa, night walking in a park or graveyard
2. Tactics for Listening 2e  Unit 22  Roommates
Getting Ready – words to describe personal qualities
- tempered=> (in combination) having a temper or temperament as specified: ill- , good- , short – 
- considerate  thoughtful towards other people; kind, attentive, mindful: a very considerate critic.
- thoughtful  considerate in the treatment of other people, showing careful thought: a thoughtful essay.
- studious  - of a serious, thoughtful, hard-working character  - disposed or given to diligent study: a ~ boy.
- neat  arranged well, orderly, well-kept
- Images of roommates and dormitories
Listening-1  Listen and take memos to describe what their roommates are like. 
Use the two adjectives from the textbook for each roommate
Listening-3  Listen and take memos to describe what the callers want their roommates to do. 
Use the third-person speech correctly in the present tense.
=> Blog How would you live to study in America?
3. Cover to Cover Unit 12  The Arts   Part 2  The Concert for Bangladesh
Extensive Reading – Unit 10 Stories from the Five Towns
- Read-> After Reading-> Compare the answers. 
   => 4. Explain what “We live and learn” means in 60 sec.
- Listen to CD-> Practice reading the story
   => Relay Reading -> Who was the best story teller?

2016年12月14日水曜日

Advancing 2-Dec.14th

1. Kikutan-6K  Day 44
2. Read & Write-3  Unit 4  Writing a Summary and Personal Response
Blog Compare the Summary of Living Outside the Box and Revise the Opinion Paragraph => Pair
  => Rewrite using present tense and correct grammar.
- Opinion Paragraph => Revise/Rewrite make sure to use the verbs properly and correctly. 
3. Unit 5 Why do people help each other?
Reading #1 A Question of Numbers
- Vocabulary:
- Preview Reading: When is a person more likely to help others? What does the bystander effect mean?
- Listen/Q-Classroom-> MI/D => Explain what the bystander effect is in 60 sec.
- Read-> Underline the topic sentences, check the sub topics and key supporting details.
-> Check MI/D=> Tell a summary of the news magazine article about the bystander effect in 60 sec.
- Blog What do you think-2. Write five to eight sentences to respond the question: 
In general, which people do you think are more helpful to strangers in need: people who live in cities or people who live in small towns? Why?
4. Inside Reading-3 Unit 7 Neuroscience Reading-2 Out-of-Body Experience? – Your Brain is to Blame
- Read-> Reading Comprehension: Correct the false statements. Note the line number of the info.
-> Blog Review a summary of the text in four to six sentences. You may use the main idea for the topic sentence. Include your answers to the questions in your summary. Use your own words except for proper nouns and technical terms or phrases.
Point-1: Write a sentence for the topic of each chunk by the order mentioned in the text.
Point-2: Use the present tense.
Point-3: Write verbs (tense, form) and nouns (countable/uncountable) properly.
-> Check the model summary
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar -1 

2016年12月13日火曜日

Senior 2-Dec.13th

1. Read & Write Unit 10 Fear  Reading-2  Can We Trust Our Fears?
- Read-> Shadowing
WDT-A.1. What are you afraid of? ->2. Are your fears unknown/uncontrollable/unlikely to happen?
=> Pair Explain the unreasonable/irrational fear in 90 sec. => Q&A
Vocabulary Skill: Word Families
- popularity-popularize-popular-popularity - fame-famous-famously - please-pleasant-pleasure
- Writing Skill: Contrasting Ideas with however (adv: Transition)
A. Connect the sentences with but, conjunction and however, transition (adv).
B. Rewrite the sentences with however in different place in the sentences.
2. Cover to Cover  Unit 12  The Arts   Part 2  The Concert for Bangladesh
- Review Reading with CD
- Task-1 
1. (par-5) Not only was it like a miracle for the people in Bangladesh, but it also served as an inspiration for generations of musician to come. “it” の示す内容を十分明らかにして日本語にしなさい。
2. Par-1, 2を参考に次の日本語を英語にしなさい
戦争で疲労したBangladeshで生き残ることを助ける食糧、薬、服、その他の物資を、病気や飢えている人々に提供する資金を集めるための慈善試合(複数)が計画(o-)されました。
Blog Supplemental Reading Bangladesh-Wikipedia
India-Pakistan Map Bangladesh liberation war
=> Task-3 Bangladesh について第二次大戦後からThe Concert for Bangladesh が開かれるまで、そしてそれ以降現在に至るまでの状況を日本語で要約しなさい。

2016年12月10日土曜日

Advancing 2-Dec.10th

1. Inside Reading-3 Unit 7 Neuroscience  Reading-2 Out-of-Body Experience? – Your Brain is to Blame
- Reading Skill: Annotating and Highlighting a Text
-> Read-2-> Annotate/Highlight key issues to identify the main topics of each paragraph.
=> Identify the chunks and their main ideas. => Pair
- Par.1-6 (L1-38) Introduces the research on feeling of out-of-body and a shadowy figure experiences. (par.6)
- Par.7-10 (L39-61) Explains the mechanism of sense of body that can be altered when some areas of the brain are stimulated. (par.10)
- Par.10-18 (L62-97) Example-Double/mimicking/shadowy self-simulation
- Par.19-22 (L98-109) Example-Out of body experience
- Par.23-25 (L110-123) Conclusion: bodily delusions can be experienced when the brain is confused.
=> Blog Write a summary of the text in four to six sentences. You may use the main idea for the topic sentence. Include your answers to the questions in your summary. Use your own words except for proper nouns and technical terms or phrases.
2. Open Forum-2 Chapter 7 Language and Communication Lecture about other languages in the U.S. 
Presentation on Language Change and Loss   A = Claudia, B = Alan
- Prepare to Listen: Web site about languages
=> Ind. Speaking [60 sec] Explain the language spoken in Japan. What kind of languages are spoken in Japan? Are there any regional or minority languages? Do many Japanese speak other languages?
- Listening-1: Find the Main Ideas and More Detail 
=> Integ. Speaking Explain the main points of the presentation in 60 sec.
- Listening-2 => Integ. Speaking Explain the three main points of the presentation in 90 sec.
[Part-1] background on the situation
[Part-2] why the topic of language loss is important
[Part-3] how the programs to revive/ preserve languages.
=> Ind. Speaking Do you think it’s important to preserve dying languages? Speak your answer in 60 sec.

2016年12月9日金曜日

Senior 2-Dec.9th

1. Read & Write Unit 10 Fear   Reading-2  Can We Trust Our Fears?
Blog Review the Summary of Reading 1
- Vocabulary: contain, pleasure<- Dic please  to give satisfaction, pleasure, or contentment to sb; make or cause sb to be glad; amuse, gratify, satisfy, entertain: ~ the public.  -> pleasing, pleased, pleasant [plɛz ənt]
- Listen to Q-classroom=> MI, Details-A
- Read-> Check MI, Detail A, Answer B: Mark the Facts and Opinions (think, believe, worry)
=> Pair Check the Answers
2. Tactics for Listening 2e  Unit 21  Hotels
Listening-1  Listen and take memos to describe the conversations during the check-in in indirect speech. Use the guest was asked to do ~.  => Pair A: 1, 3  B: 2, 4
Listening-2  Listen and take memos to describe what each guest wants/asks. => Pair A: 1/3  B: 2/4
Video Hotel Reservation/Check in/Check out  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5MXfq9rtm4
3. Cover to Cover Unit 12  The Arts   Part 2  The Concert for Bangladesh
- Before Reading: Bangladesh  Flag/Location Images of Bangladesh
- Fluency Strategy: Ignoring Unknown Words
- Read -> Task-A, Checking Comprehension - A-> Read w/CD -> Read aloud: Par.2-5 
- Expanding Vocabulary-A->B
- Videos  Ravi Shankar George Harrison & Bangladesh Concert

2016年12月7日水曜日

Advancing 2-Dec.7th

1. Read & Write-3  Unit 4  Writing a Summary and Personal Response
- Blog Plan and Write a Summary Paragraph
-> A. Identify the Main Idea and Supporting Details using your notes/marks on the text.
->B. Write an outline for your summary paragraph: a. Topic Sentence   b. Important Details
=> Write a summary of Living Outside the Box in a paragraph. 
Try to use your own words. Refer to Writing Skill/p.81
- Plan to Write Your Opinion Paragraph about the author’s decisions and experience of living without TV.
-> Brainstorm: Write your thoughts about the decision the author made and her experiences
  Are there decisions she made that you agree or disagree with?
  Do you think her experience was positive or negative?
  Did anything in the reading surprise you?
-> Plan: Write an outline for your opinion paragraph that follows the summary paragraph in P.85-86
  Topic Sentence-> Reasons and Examples-> Concluding Sentence
=> Write an Opinion Paragraph about the author’s decisions and experience of living without TV.
2. Inside Reading-3 Unit 7 Neuroscience Reading-2 Out-of-Body Experience? – Your Brain is to Blame
- Skim-> Check the title, the first and last paragraphs
=> Pair Interpret the title: Your brain is to blame 
- Read-1-> Mark the key words/phrases/events  
- epilepsy (L20) disorder of the nerve system that causes a person to suddenly become unconscious, violent (癲癇)
=>Blog Write the main idea of the text in one sentence.
Unusual feelings some people experience such as double or out-of-body aren’t superstitious but occur when the brain is confused by the person’s sensory information.
 => ☆ Integ. Speaking Speak the summary of the text in 60 seconds.

2016年12月6日火曜日

Senior 2-Dec.6th

1. Read & Write Unit 10 Fear: What are you afraid of?  Reading-1  A Dangerous World?
- Listen to Q-classroom-> MI/Details
- Read: Underline Main Ideas -> Check Main Ideas, Details 
- Blog Write a summary of the magazine article in three sentences. Use the subjects presented.
This article is about how television makes people believe the world is more dangerous than it is and how people react to it. 
When people see TV news programs that show and overstate violent crimes, people tend to believe that there is more crime than really is.
And then they become more afraid than necessary, less interactive with others and less healthy. (62 words)
=> Speak the summary to a partner
- Reading Skill: Identifying Facts and Opinions-> A
=> B: Read the text and underline the Statement of Opinion with think, believe and should.
=> Pair Check the opinions
- WDT-1 Q2: Pair Do you think crime is going up or going down where you live?
2. Cover to Cover  Unit 12 The Arts   Part 1 A Worldwide Phenomenon
- Read w/CD-> Read aloud: Par.3-7=> Task 
1. (par-7) It’s the perfect combination of allowing viewers to relate but also allowing them an escape from real life.  It、relateの指すもの、意味するものを補って日本語にしなさい。
2. 津波は日本で生まれた言葉で、地震によって引き起こされる海の極端に大きな波を表すのに使われる。
- Vocabulary (par.1) - glimpse  a very brief, passing look, sight, or view  
 - flock  (v) to gather together (n) a group of animals of one kind (sheep/birds), a large number of people; crowd
 (par.3) fascination-fascinate to attract and delight by arousing interest or curiosity: entice, please, tempt 
 (par.5) immense  huge, gigantic, extensive - dynasty - spark  trigger, set off, stimulate
 (par.6) stability-stable  constant, solid, steady (par.7) plot  story line, scenario, plan, design
- What’s your Opinion? => Pair 
1. Which foreign culture or lifestyle are you most interested in?
5. What aspects of your culture or lifestyle do you think foreigners might be interested in?

2016年12月3日土曜日

Advancing 2-Dec.3rd

1. Kikutan-6K  Day 41   
2. Inside Reading-3 Unit 7  Neuroscience  Reading-1  Mind Wide Open
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. Match the definitions -> Dic attach  => Pair Q&A 1~6
- to fasten/join one thing to another; ~ sth (to sth) 
- to believe sth is important/worth/valuable; ~ importance/significance/value; attribute, allocate
- B. Identify the part of speech-> Find the synonymous 
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
Dic obvious – easy to see/understand; It was ~ to everyone that …, ~ reason/annoyance/distress, so ~
-> obviously; certainly, unmistakably, apparently, clearly, definitely; Obviously, …, ~ important
- C. Make a sentence using “Obviously, …” and “it is obvious that …”  => Pair
Dic insight [ˈɪnsaɪt]– ability to see and understand the truth about people/situations; judgement, understanding; of great ~  -> insightful - understanding of what sth is like; the book gives us ~ into 
3. Open Forum-2 Chapter 7 Language and Communication Lecture about other languages in the U.S. 
- Blog Listen with Transcript-> dominant  1.having primary control, authority, or influence; governing, ruling
2. predominant or primary: the dominant topic of the day -> predominant, dominance 
=> Integrated Speaking Explain the main ideas of the lecture in 90 seconds
- Focus on Listening Skill: Intensive Listening for Numbers
- Vocabulary: Expressions for Approximations w/Numbers - approximately, around, something like, just a little
=> Ind. Speaking Explain your school, city, country or any stats using numbers and the approximations in 60 sec.
☆ Let’s Learn, Think and Talk about the World Population
Blog-1[1] The World Population
=> Integrated Speech-1  Explain what you think is important for the future of you, your country or the people in the world when the world population reaches 10 billion in 2015.
Blog-2 [2] The Global Muslim Population By Hannamayj Jan. 27, 2011 
=> Integrated Speech-2  Explain what you think will be important to live and work with people whose religious faiths are different each other.

2016年12月2日金曜日

Senior 2-Dec.2nd

1. Read & Write Unit 9 Life Changes 
Blog Review Writing  a paragraph about your life. 
☆ Try These!: Then, After ~, Soon after ~, After that, Before ~, As soon as, When ~
Unit 10 Fear: What are you afraid of?
Preview the Unit  - Listen to the Q Classroom 
- C. What are you afraid of? What do you do to stay away from it? 
Blog Vocabulary of fears; fear, frighten, scare, terrify, horrify
2. Tactics for Listening 2e Unit 21  Airports
Listening-3  Listen and Ask/Answer the question
3. Cover to Cover  Unit 12 The Arts   Part 1 A Worldwide Phenomenon
- Before Reading: Do you watch TV dramas or movies often? Sample Videos/K-Dramas 
- Comprehension Strategy: Summarizing-> Skim the text=> Task A
- Read 1 -> Checking Comprehension, Check Task-A
- Vocabulary in Context-A, B