2018年6月30日土曜日

Advancing 2-Jun.30th

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-2  
Read and Write Unit 3  Reading #2  Practice Makes … Pain?
- Vocabulary: demanding; challenging, pressing, ambitious 
- Skim the Text; Title, Subheadings, Photo, Caption
- Listen/Q-Skills => Speak-1 a summary of the text in three sentences.
- Read-> Main Ideas: Check the words to scan
 => Speak-2 a Summary of the text in 3 sen. Identify key words. Refer to the subheadings, Main Ideas.
- Kids, injury, increase
- Overuse, repetition, time
- Avoid injuries, pay attention, limit
Interest Blog Language or Cultural Knowledge? 
=> Write what you think if the best way(ss) to live in a country where the language and cultures are very different from yours in five to eight sentences (80-100 words).

2018年6月27日水曜日

Advancing 2-Jun.27th

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-2  
Inside Reading Unit 6  Reading-2 Summer Fun under Scrutiny
- Before You Read: Do you like riding roller coaster?
- Skim-> Check the title, photos and captions-> Summer Fun under Scrutiny <=what does it mean?
-> Read the 1st and last par, first sentence of each par, number the pars, and circle proper nouns.
=> Write one sentence summary of the article.
Thrilling roller coasters attract many riders but there are concerns on their safety and health.
While advanced technology and software make roller coasters more thrilling, there are growing concerns about safety of the operation and health to the riders. 
-> What does the title “under Scrutiny” mean? 
Dic scrutiny  careful and thorough examination; analysis, review, investigation; The new policy has come under close/intense/thorough/detailed/public ~
-> scrutinize  examine closely; analyze, investigate, inspect, look over, checked out; 
The incident/finding was closely/carefully/thoroughly ~d.
- Read-1-> Reading Comprehension: Mark the words (proper nouns) to look for in the text. Correct the false statements. Note the line number of the info.
Open Forum-2 Chapter 1 #2 Interview w/an expert on planning public parks
- Blog Lis #3 w/Script-> Summarize the interview to present. What sort of consideration is needed to make and make a park work?
Pronunciation: Sentence Stress
Speaking Skills-1, 2: Reflecting on Speaking=> Pair Discuss the comments, compare your own experiences.
Interest: E-sports => Speak Are you interested in seeing the game event like this? Why/Why not?

2018年6月23日土曜日

Advancing 2-Jun.23rd

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-2   
Read and Write Unit 2  Reading #2  Finding Balance in Food
- Blog Review the Writing: Do you think Formula 1 racing is a good or bad investment?
TOEIC Speaking & Writing Test

2018年6月20日水曜日

Advancing 2-Jun.20th

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-2  
Inside Reading Unit 6  The Physics of Fun  Reading-1  A Whale of a Wheel  
- Study Words/Expressions/Grammar
(P1-L4) glamorous; attractive, elegant, fashionable, fascinating; ~ actor/job (adj) – glamor/glamour (BrE)  
Dic (L5) surpass  greater than in degree/extent, superior to in excellence/achievement; beat, exceed, outperform: ~ the record/expectations  (P2-L11) grand  impressive in size/appearance/general effect: ~ scenery/house/occasion highly ambitious or idealistic: ~ ideas/design  (L14) taper (tapering) to become gradually narrow; decrease, recede
(L15) daring; adventurous, courageous, fearless; ~ spacewalk, more/less ~ activity  -> dare (v) take a risk, challenge; I wouldn’t ~ to say it. (P3-L26) rough draft   a drawing/sketch/design,  a first or preliminary form of any writing, subject to revision (L27) outrageous very bad, beyond reasonable limit; crazy, shocking, offending; ~ behavior/clothes  (P5-L35) distort to change the shape/appearance/sound (not in positive way); ~ the shape/voice, misinform/alter/falsify; ~ the truth/fact/image – distortion  (L35) beam  long pieces of metal/wood/stone used as support, ray of light, smile broadly   
Dic(L38)sound(adj)sensible/thorough/logical/reasonable;~judgement/advice/knowledge->(L46) soundness
(L49) tower over/above  to be much higher/taller/better than others: The cliff/mountain/boy/dancer ~ than other … (v) (P7-L64) rigid; hard/solid/stiff/strict/stern/fixed/inflexible <-> (L64) elasticity; flexibility/resilience/adaptability
(L66) appreciable  easily noticeable; recognizable/measurable/detectable; ~ difference/change/difference, 
substantial/considerable; ~ effect/increase/amount (L67) tremble (v) shake/vibrate (L77) axle  a rod that connects a pair of wheels (of a vehicle; the front/rear ~)
(L94) sprocket  (chainwheel) a toothed wheel engaging with a conveyor or power chain; gear 
Dic (L101) regulate  control/adjust by a rule/principle; manage/organize/control; ~ expenses/temperature/a clock 
Dic (P11-L104) give credit for; praise/approval; I can’t take all the ~ for the success because it was a team effort. I gave him ~ for trying. C~ was given for good spelling.  (L105) marvel  a wonderful/surprising person/thing; wonder, miracle; the ~s of nature/technology (P12-L123) dazzle  to overpower/dim the vision of by intense light; He was ~d by the sudden sunlight.  to impress deeply; astonish with delight: The glorious palace dazzled him.
Vocabulary Activities-Word Level 
- A. elastic (rubber material that can stretch and resume normal shape),
  (2) revise  to change opinion/plan/book/document to correct/improve; ~d estimate/edition/draft ->revision
(7) deserve credit for (n) (praise) approval; give/take ~ for
- (money) buy now pay later, money borrowed, money in bank, money back <-> debit (card)
<- deserve  be entitled to, be qualified for: ~ a rest/praise/mention, ~ to win/be awarded
- C. Choose five activities you think should be regulated and prioritize them in 1~5 
=> Ind. Speech Speak your opinion as to which activity you think should be regulated by the government more than the others in 60 seconds. => Q&A
Vocabulary Activities-Sentence Level
- D. -> Read aloud=> Pair Read aloud by turns=> Switch the turn
- Corpus Dic distort  to change the shape/appearance/sound to be not clear; The loud speaker ~ed his voice. 
  -to twist/change facts/ideas to be incorrect: give a ~ed picture/view of sth  - distortion of the truth/fact
Open Forum-2 Chapter 1 #2 Interview w/an expert on planning public parks
- Introduction: Show images of some usual and well-planned parks; 
Central Park, Boston Common, Balboa Park in San Diego, the Lakefront in Chicago
Hyde Park in London, Showa Kinen Park in Tachikawa, Hibiya Park
- Prepare to Listen Describe a public park you like, what it offers and how people enjoy it in 60 sec.
- Listen-1-> Main Ideas, What are the features of good parks?
- Listen-2 for More Details=> Speak a summary of the interview on planning public parks. Describe the main principle and key features of good parks.

2018年6月16日土曜日

Advancing 2-Jun.16th

Eiken Lis-2Q 2017-2   
Read and Write Unit 3 Sports– Preview the Unit: Idea Map
- Preview the Unit-> Listen to the Q-classroom: give up/sacrifice, Personal Costs
- Read  For Idea Map: Figure Skating, Football, The marathon
=> Make an Idea Map for football, marathon, or figure skating by Financial, Physical, Emotional Gains and Costs -> Pair Present what are the gains and costs of the sports in your opinion
Reading #1  Fast Cars, Big Money
An article from a business magazine about the popular sport of car racing from a business perspective
- Vocabulary - invest to spend money on sth to improve: in/on sth, ~ sth (in/on sth): ~ ed heavily in public transport. ~ (amount) in a new library.
- Skim the Text; Title, Subheadings, Photo, Caption
- Read-> Main Ideas: Note the words to look up in the text  Details: Note the Par. number mentioned
- Reading Skill: Scanning  Mark the words you’re going to scan-> Scan
- Formula 1 Racing-Canada Video 
- What do you think?-1  Do you think Formula 1 racing is a good or bad investment?
=>Blog Write your answer in five to eight sentences. Use an idea map to bring perspectives for planning.
Interest Blog Why you eat more when you’re in company
=> Explain why people tend to eat more when they are with others in 90 sec.

2018年6月13日水曜日

Advancing 2-Jun.13th

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-2
Inside Reading Unit 6  The Physics of Fun  Reading-1  A Whale of a Wheel  
- Blog Review the summary of the article in three sentences. 
- Read-2=> WS Task-1 (P7 L58-67) 日本語で説明しなさいThe lower half of the wheel ~ or slipping effect 
The rim is the "outer edge of a wheel, holding the tire".
(L64) rigid; hard/solid/stiff/strict/stern/fixed/inflexible <-> (L64) elasticity; flexibility/resilience/adaptability
(L66) appreciable  easily noticeable; recognizable/measurable/detectable; ~ difference/change/difference, 
substantial/considerable; ~ effect/increase/amount (L67) tremble (v) shake/vibrate (L77) axle  a rod that connects a pair of wheels (of a vehicle; the front/rear ~)
=> Task-2 (Par.9-10) 観覧車が動く仕組みを日本語で説明しなさい=> Pair
(L94) sprocket  (chainwheel) a toothed wheel engaging with a conveyor or power chain; gear 
(L101) regulate  to control/adjust by a rule/principle; manage/organize/control; ~ expenses/temperature/a clock 
Open Forum-2 Chapter 1 #1 Lecture about City Planning
- Lis #3 w/Script=> Integ. Speech Thinking and Speaking-1,2,3 with your own words in 90 sec.
-> Study Voca and Expressions: - vacant buildings ; empty, deserted, uninhabited -> vacancy
- suburban sprawl [sprɔl] to be stretched or spread out in an unnatural or ungraceful manner:; sit, lie, spread out 
- diversity  the state or fact of being diverse; variety, difference, unlikeness: ~ of opinion. <-diversify
- Vocabulary: Compound Nouns 
=> Ind. Speech Describe your town/city in terms of the listed features in 90 seconds. => Q&A
Interest Blog Why you eat more when you’re in company
=> Explain why people tend to eat more when they are with others in 90 sec.

2018年6月9日土曜日

Adavancing 2-Jun.9th

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-2
Read and Write Unit 2  Reading #2  Finding Balance in Food
- Blog Review writing the Descriptive Par about your favorite dish in six to eight sentences/100 words.
Use at least three descriptive adjectives effectively and appropriately by consulting with a dictionary.
Prep Reading BS-382 Déjà Vu
=>Speak what Déjà Vu is about in 90 sec.

2018年6月6日水曜日

Adancing 2-Jun.6th

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-2
Inside Reading Unit 6  The Physics of Fun  Reading-1  A Whale of a Wheel  
- Reading Skill: Making Inferences
- Read-1-> Mark the Subject/Topic and main idea of each paragraph
-> Reading Comprehension
-> Apply 2~5/Reading Skill
-> Review the title: A whale of a Wheel
-> Overview the text-> Chunk-1 (par.1-5) The background story of the Ferris Wheel.
Chunk-2 (par.6-10) Technology and engineering of the Ferris Wheel.
Chunk-3 (par.11-12) Success and influence of the Ferris Wheel.
=> Blog Write a summary of the article in three sentences
Open Forum Chapter 1 #1 Lecture about City Planning
- Intro: Explain your priorities of living, why A is the most and B is the second most, and C is the least important issue for you.
- Prepare to Listen:  revitalize<- vitalize: give strength, energy
- vital: necessary, essential to exist, ~ for health, ~ to the success, ~ role
- Focus on the Listening Skill: Activating Background Knowledge
=> Dis What caused such gaps between inner cities and suburban areas?
- Lis #1-> Main Ideas, More Details
- Lis #2 => Thinking & Speaking-1: How inner city declined?
=> Explain what smart growth is about in 90 sec
Interest   Blog Shrinking Jpn's children  

2018年6月2日土曜日

Adancing 2-Jun.2nd

Eiken Lis-2Q  2017-2 <= CD!
Read and Write Unit 2  Reading #2  Finding Balance in Food
- Blog Review the summary of the text in 4-6 sentences. <=Structure: MI, France, China, Conclusion
It is important to eat various foods for health but how to maintain a good balance varies by culture. 
In France, people enjoy foods from other places of the country. They also prefer eating small amount food in different dishes such as an appetizer, main and side dishes, a salad and a dessert.
Chinese try to keep balance between warm foods like chicken and eggs and cool foods like tofu and carrots, which are called yang and yin respectively. They believe food plays an important role for one’s health like medicine and even use it to rebalance physical conditions.
It seems that balancing what and how to eat foods is unique to each culture.  (114 words)
Writing
- Writing Skill: Using Descriptive Adjectives-> A. -> Mark the descriptive adjectives in the textbook
=> Describe a person/place/thing (event/experience/incident) with descriptive adjectives in 60 sec.
- Grammar: Use and Placement of Adjectives-> A. (mark in p.40)=> B. => Pair 
- Writing: a descriptive paragraph about your favorite dish.
Blog Write a Descriptive Paragraph about your favorite dish in six to eight sentences/100 words.
Use at least three descriptive adjectives effectively and appropriately by consulting with a dictionary.