2018年5月30日水曜日

Advancing 2-May 30th

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-2
Fun How a 15-year-old solved a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 seconds
Inside Reading Unit 6  The Physics of Fun  Reading-1  A Whale of a Wheel  
<= a whale of : an unusually good or large sth; had ~ a time, did ~ a job
- Before Reading-1: the photo/p.82: The Ferris wheel-> Describe the Ferris wheel you enjoyed the most.
- Before Reading-2: Discuss the historical background and situation of the World Fair in Paris in 1889 and Chicago Words Fair in 1893. (Industrial revolution, Europe, US, Asia, Japan)
World Map 1890 Eiffel Tower-1889    Ferris Wheel-1893        Tokyo-1894
- Review a Skill: Skimming and Making Predictions Task-1
=> Skim the text and write the main idea of the text in one sentence in the textbook
The Ferris wheel, which was created for the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, was a great success in engineering and entertainment then and still is an attraction even today.
Open Forum Chapter 12 WS  A conversation between an attorney and his client
- Lis-1-> Exercises, Take notes to describe the problem the client has.
- Lis-2=> Describe the problem the client has.
- Lis-3 with Script=> Describe the problem the client has and the advice the attorney gave.
- Study Expressions: talk in person, went through this three times, looks like it’s going to drop any second, I’m assuming that you …, I don’t think I should have to pay …, written statement – estimate, go to court, The last thing I want to do is go to court.
=> What would you do if the builder refuses to pay for the repair but offers a free repair work of the kitchen damage? Speak your answer and explain why and how you’d proceed in 60 seconds.
Interest Blog Robot co-workers?

2018年5月26日土曜日

Advancing 2-May 26th

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-2 <= CD!
Interest How long are you going to live?   
Blog Review writing: what life expectancy is about with examples about in 10 sen. (200w)
Read and Write Unit 2  Reading #2  Finding Balance in Food
- Read w/Q-Classroom
- What do you think-A.1: Do you prefer to eat more variety but smaller portions of food, or less variety but bigger portions? => Speak your answer in 60 seconds with example(s).
- Vocabulary  practice - a usual or customary action/proceeding; habit, tradition, rule: it was his to rise ~ at six 
property a thing owned by sb; government/one’s ~, land/buildings; ~ prices/tax  - a quality/characteristic of sth
- Vocabulary Skill: Use of Context to Understand Words-> Predict the meaning from the context
- A.1. constitute to make up; form; compose: the people who ~ a jury
- A.3. textures  the surface of a material: a wall with a rough ~  - structure, appearance, and feel of a fabric
=> Blog  Write a summary of the text in four to six sentences

2018年5月23日水曜日

Advancing 2-May 23rd

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-1 <=last
Inside Reading Unit 6  The Physics of Fun  Reading-1  A Whale of a Wheel  
<= a whale of : an unusually good or large sth; had ~ a time, did ~ a job
- Before Reading-1: the photo/p.82: The Ferris wheel-> Describe the Ferris wheel you enjoyed the most.
- Before Reading-2: Discuss the historical background and situation of the World Fair in Paris in 1889 and Chicago Words Fair in 1893. (Industrial revolution, Europe, US, Asia, Japan)
World Map 1890 Eiffel Tower-1889    Ferris Wheel-1893        Tokyo-1894
- Review a Skill: Skimming and Making Predictions Task-1
=> Skim the text and write the main idea of the text in one sentence in the textbook
The Ferris wheel, which was created for the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, was a great success in engineering and entertainment then and still is an attraction even today.
Open Forum Chapter 12 2. Radio Call-in Program about Legal Questions  
- 3rd Lis w/Script Blog
[A] Describe Patty’s problem and the legal expert’s advice in the third person speech
[B] Describe Andrew’s problem and the legal expert’s advice in the third person speech
=> What do you think? Discuss with a partner what you think about the liability issues in the U.S.? 
-> Vocabulary and Expressions
- ethic-ethical-ethically, 
- legally obligated, be obliged to 
- notify-notification
- liable-liability
- Pronunciation; Intonation with Wh- Questions
- Speaking Skills: Rephrasing to Check Understanding
- Speaking Practice: Read the situations aloud-> Read the legal information aloud. 
=> Explain What you would do if you were the person Situation 3 who injured an arm and couldn’t go to school for two weeks and missed an important event such as an exam or a sport competition.
Interest: One migrant's struggle  (3:24)
=> Speak If you were born in a remote village and couldn’t find a job to support your family, what would you do? 

2018年5月19日土曜日

Advancing 2-May 19th

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-1
Read and Write Unit 2 Food and Taste   Reading #1  Knowing Your Tastes
- Review Blog a summary of the text in between four and six sentences, or about 100 words.
The sensitivity of the tongue varies by person and gives influence on the person’s diet and health. 
Taste buds are very small lumps/bumps on the tongue that sense the taste of food and send the message to the brain. 
People with a lot of taste buds on their tongue are called supertasters, who are sensitive to bitter, fatty or spicy food.
Those who have fewer taste buds are called nontasters, and they tend to enjoy hot and spicy food. 
It is helpful to know which kind of taster you are to choose better foods to balance your diet. (98 words)
=> Shadow Reading
=> What do you think-2  Ind. Speech Speak your answer in 60 seconds.
Reading #2  Finding Balance in Food
- Vocabulary: cuisine [kwɪˈzin] a style/manner of cooking: French ~ - the food prepared by a restaurant/household
 portion  an amount of food served for one person; serving; helping: a large ~ of spinach.
- Reading Skill: Previewing the Text
 Title, Subtitles-> Pictures, Captions-> First and Last paragraphs (and first sen of each par.)->B, C
- Listen to Q-classroom/Web-> Main Ideas
=> Speak a summary of the in 90 seconds. France, China are examples.
- Read-> Underline the main idea of each paragraph and compare to the previous answers
Interest Blog Is this the best time in history to learn languages?
=> Speak 

2018年5月16日水曜日

Advancing 2-May 16th

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-1
Inside Reading Unit 5  Reading-2  Freeze Frames – Stopping Time
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A -> B
- Corpus Dic series (sing/pl) several events/things of a similar kind that happens one after another; 
a ~ of events, the first in a ~ of sth, the first film of the movie ~
Dic sequence: the following of one thing after another/in order; succession series, order, array, string;
 in/out of ~, ~ order, the ~ of events, in alphabetical ~
- sequential following in order of time/place:~ data processing-> data stored sequentially 
- sequent; consecutive, sequential - sequel<->prequel
-> C
- Corpus Dic transit: the process of being moved/carried from one place to another; passenger in ~, ~ visa, the parcel is in ~ => in transit: parcel, package, passenger, traveler, baggage, 
- transition: the process /period of changing from one state to another; change, progress, conversion; 
~ from A to B, ~ between A and B, in ~, the ~ from school to work, a smooth ~ from/between, in ~ from/between
=> in transition: student, business, system, management, organization, operation, succession is ~
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
- Corpus hence -> E.
- Corpus Dic expose: to show sth hidden; ~ underwear/gun, show the truth, sth immoral/illegal/shameful: ~ scandal/corruption - exposure; ~ to radiation/the sun, ~ of the corruption/illegal trade
Dic display: to put sth in place to show; ~ merchandises/works, to show signs of; ~ a sign of emotion/disappointment
Open Forum Chapter 12 2. Radio Call-in Program about Legal Questions  
Before listening  What would you do if you found something valuable like an iPad or 10 lottery tickets on the street and no one was around you?
-> Vocabulary: ethic-ethical, liable-liability
- 1st Listening: Main Ideas, More Details=> Pair-1
[A] Describe Patty’s problem in the first person speech
=> Give the legal expert’s answer in the first person speech.
[B] Describe Andrew’s problem in the first person speech
=> Give the legal expert’s answer in the first person speech.
- 2nd Listening=> Pair-2 Switch the roles
[A] Describe Patty’s problem in the first person speech
=> Give the legal expert’s answer in the first person speech.
[B] Describe Andrew’s problem in the first person speech
=> Give the legal expert’s answer in the first person speech.
=> What do you think?  Discuss with a partner what you would do if you were Patty. 
Interest-1:  Burger Flipping Robot (2:19) 
=> Speak Which burger would you like, human grilled or robot flipped?
Interest-2: Blog-Presen Living with AI & Robots
What do you think is important to live with AI and robots? Speak your answer in 90 sec.

2018年5月12日土曜日

Advancing 2-May 12th

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-1
Read and Write Unit 2 Food and Taste   Reading #1  Knowing Your Tastes
Preview the Unit-> Listen to the Q-classroom/Web=> Pair
What would eat if there was only one kind food?
- Vocabulary: made up of, sensitive to , at risk of 
- Listen/Web and take memos -> Main Ideas=> Integ. Speech Speak a summary of the in 90 seconds.
- Read-> Details
- Vocabulary  sensitive  - aware of/under=> Peer Review=> Revise=> Speak
stand others’ feeling: ~ to, ~ person - easily irritated/affected; delicate: ~ skin
sensible  having/showing good sense/judgment: a ~ decision  - having perception; aware: ~ of your kindness
=>Blog Write a summary of the text in between four and six sentences, or about 100 words.
The sensitivity of the tongue varies by person and gives influence on the person’s diet and health. 
Taste buds are very small lumps/bumps on the tongue that sense the taste of food and send the message to the brain. 
People with a lot of taste buds on their tongue are called supertasters, who are sensitive to bitter, fatty or spicy food.
Those who have fewer taste buds are called nontasters, and they tend to enjoy hot and spicy food. 
It is helpful to know which kind of taster you are to choose better foods to balance your diet. (98 words)
Interest Amazing Amazon 
 => Do you think the putting-in and packing process will be handled by robots? What do you think the job places will be like? Speak your answer in 60 sec.

2018年5月9日水曜日

Advancing 2-May 9th

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-1 
Interest BA-546 UK faces build-up of plastic waste  
=> Check AK => (Video  1:11)
Open Forum Chapter 12 Law  1.An Interview about Restorative Justice
- 3rd Lis w/Script Blog-> Voca: convicted of a crime, alternative, plead guilty
- Listening Skill: Identifying Important Points
- the main thing is … - here’s the important point … - in particular, … - one interesting point is … 
- Thinking and Speaking  What kind of crimes do you think restorative justice works better than traditional prison punishment? You may use a crime or two as example(s) from the list below to support your opinion.
- a thoughtless young girl who stole and crashed a car.
- a powerful businessman who stole money from his company.
- a reckless young man who seriously injured another person during a robbery.
- an uncaring young boy who drew graffiti on the wall of the station.
- a poor and hungry old man who tried to rob a convenience store for food.
- an intelligent young woman with a master’s degree who got money from many people by fraud.
- an old female driver who accidentally hit and killed a little boy and his mother in a crosswalk.
- a veteran government official who received bribes in return for a favor.
- a greedy food company owner who allegedly uses horse meat for beef hamburger patties. 
- Vocabulary: Adjectives ending with –al (connected with), -ent (that is/does sth), -ive (tending to, nature to)
Reference-1: http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/adj-forms.html   adjective with suffixes
Noun-> Adj: al, ful, ic, ical, sh, less, ly, ous, y
Verb-> Adj: able, ible, ant, ent, ive, ing, ed, en
Reference-2: http://www.gingersoftware.com/content/grammar-rules/adjectives/forming-adjectives/
-able/-ible understandable, capable, readable, incredible
-al mathematical, functional, influential, chemical
-ful beautiful, bashful, helpful, harmful
-ic artistic, manic, rustic, terrific
-ive submissive, intuitive, inventive, attractive
-less sleeveless, hopeless, groundless, restless
-ous gorgeous, dangerous, adventurous, fabulous

2018年5月2日水曜日

Advancing 2-May 2nd

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-1
Inside Reading Unit 5  Reading-2  Freeze Frames – Stopping Time
- Review Apply-3  Write a summary in two or three sentences. 
 ☆ Not well summarized the two techniques. Refer to Tatsuya’s -> Check the Model
- Read-2-> Reading Comprehension -> Correct each false statement. Note the line number of the info.
- Stanford University (Stanford, Ca), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Ma)
- video-horse galloping
- Prof. Edgerton’s Video
☆ Explain the story or the technology you are impressed in the text in 90 sec => Pair 
- Read-3-> Study Words/Expressions/Grammar
[P1-L14] Dic sequence: the following of one thing after another/in order; succession series, order, array, string; in/out of ~, ~ order, the ~ of events - sequential, in alphabetical ~   – sequel <-> prequel
- sequent; consecutive, sequential  following; subsequent; consequent 
- [L17]Dic transit: the process of being moved/carried from one place to another; in ~, ~ visa  - transition: the process /period of changing from one state to another; change, progress, conversion; ~ from A to B, ~ between A and B, in ~,  
[P2-L18] soon-to-be  [L22-23] commonly debated question of the time  [L27] settle ~ debate  [P3-L27] parallel to/with sth  [L42] hooves are tucked under the horse  to put into a small, close, or concealing place: ~ the money into your wallet.  T~ in your shirt. T~ the edge of the sheet under the mattress.  [P4-L50] mundane: ordinary, normal, routine, not exciting; a ~ task/job, in ~ situations, beyond the ~ matters   [L52] inaugurate: begin, commence, initiate formally (position, thing): The moon landing ~ed a new era in space exploration. – inauguration: ~ speech/ceremony  [L53] biomechanics: the study of the mechanics of the movement of living organisms  
[P5-L58] Dic restore: to return/bring back to an original/former situation/feeling; rebuild, fix, reconstruct, revive, reestablish; ~ condition/health/moral/order, ~ painting/building  - restoration; ~ work, The Meiji ~  – restorative; ~ justice/surgery  [P5-L63] hence: for that reason, so, thus: The eggs were very fresh and ~ satisfactory.  [P6-L68] was applied in; used  
[L70] Dic persisted in sth/in -ing: continue to do sth despite difficulties/opposition - persistence (n) - persistent (adj) 
[P7-L75] stationary  still, not moving  - showing no change: his condition was ~, a ~ population  - stationery materials for writing  [P8-L86] becomes synchronized  to cause to go on, move, operate, work, at the same rate and exactly together: They ~ed their steps and walked on together.  -> sync [P9-L95] emit-emission  [L97] fraction  - any part or subdivision: a substantial ~ of the nation  - a small piece; fragment   - a number usually expressed in the form a/b. (v)   [P10-L106] hover: birds, helicopter to stay in the air  [P12-L124] vocal cords: the thin strings of muscle in the throat to produce the voice  [L126] endoscopy: an examination by means of an endoscope (tubular optical instrument to examine organs)  [L126] hum: to make a low, continuous, droning sound. -> humming  [P130-L131] be instrumental in: important in making sth happen; useful, helpful: ~ in winning/sth, by/for musical instrument  [P14-L141] visual flair [flair]: a natural talent/aptitude/ability ≢ flare [flair] to blaze with a sudden burst of flame [L146] exactitude: the quality of being exact; precision, accuracy
Open Forum Chapter 12 Law  1.An Interview about Restorative Justice
- Introducing the Topic ->Vocabulary robbery, offend-offender, kidnap-kidnapping, snatch, 
plead guilty/innocent, charge, convict, restore-restoration-restorative
- plead [pli:d] pleaded-pleaded/pled-pled - ask sb for sth: with sb, for sth; ask, request, beg, appeal to:
plead guilty or not guilty, plead insanity
- convict [kənvɪkt[] -conviction (n) [kɒnvɪkt]<-> acquit-acquittal: The jury voted for conviction/acquittal
- offend: make sb feel upset/unpleasant; hurt, displease, insult  - commit a crime, offender, offensive, offending
- Prepare to Listen: Is prison an effective form of punishment for crimes or a solution to prevent crimes?
*restore: Dic making you feel strong and healthy again; fix, bring back, recover, rebuild, revive 
 -restoration-restorable
- Listen [B] Main Ideas, [C] More Details => Explain what restorative justice is in three sentences.
Instead of just punishing a criminal, restorative justice focuses on the crime by involving the offender.
For example, if someone damages other’s property, restorative justice may make the offender help repair or do a community work to pay for the damage
This way, the offender mostly realizes what he or she did to others and feel more responsible for their conduct.
- 2nd Lis-by part: Part-1 => Explain what the restorative justice is with an example.
- Part-2 => Explain the roots and benefits of restorative justice.
=> Explain what restorative justice is with an example in 60 seconds. Compare it with traditional approach, using instead of, while or unlike..
Interest :I haven’t been home for three years  Video (3:24) 
=> If you lived in a village where there is no job that would bring enough money to raise you children, what would you do? Speak your answer in 60 sec.