Kristen (Kris) Sullivan's Homepage

Welcome to my website. Here you can find information and materials for some of the classes I teach at Shimonoseki City University. If you have any suggestions or comments, please feel free to contact me on: kris「AT」shimonoseki-cu.ac.jp

 
***What's New*** Last Updated: 14 November 2017
  Foreign Studies B (14 November): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
 

TOEFL D (7 November)

Week 6 Handout (pdf)

Homework 4 Handout (pdf)

Homework 4 Recordings

Same speed as CD (mp3)

x20 the speed of the CD (mp3)

x30 the speed of the CD (mp3)

Vocabulary List 1 - Vocabulary Recordings (mp3)

  Foreign Studies B (7 November): A copy of today's handout (Researching in English) and the reading for next week's lecture are available here.
 

Pronunciation D (1 November): Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 2 Vocabulary List (pdf)

Chapter 5: MP3 File

Chapter 6: MP3 File

Chapter 7: MP3 File

Please try practicing for the test using Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/join/kmw6KRfbR

And, please try these practice tests for Mini Test 2.

First practice test: MP3 File. Answers.

Second practice test: MP3 File. Answers.

Third practice test:MP3 File. Answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 3と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 2の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL D (31 October)

Week 5 Handout (pdf)

Homework 3 Handout (pdf)

Homework 3 Recordings

Same speed as CD (mp3)

x20 the speed of the CD (mp3)

x30 the speed of the CD (mp3)

Vocabulary List 1 - Vocabulary Recordings (mp3)

 

Composition H (27 October)

Homework Handout (pdf)

Model Essay 2 Passage (pdf)

 

TOEFL D (24 October)

Week 4 Handout (pdf)

Homework 2 Handout (pdf)

Homework 2 Recordings

Same speed as CD (mp3)

x20 the speed of the CD (mp3)

x30 the speed of the CD (mp3)

Vocabulary List 1 - Vocabulary Recordings (mp3)

  Foreign Studies B (24 October): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
 

Composition H (19 October): Please download this file to use in today's class.

And, remember that you need to finish your first draft by 27 October, 9am. You need to bring 6 copies of this to class. Good luck!!

 

TOEFL D (17 October)

Week 3 Handout (pdf)

Homework 1 Handout (pdf)

Homework 1 Recordings

Same speed as CD (mp3)

x20 the speed of the CD (mp3)

x30 the speed of the CD (mp3)

Vocabulary List 1 - Vocabulary Recordings (mp3)

  Foreign Studies B (17 October): Good job today, If you lose your copy of the newspaper article you need to read for next week's class, you can find a copy here. Best of luck!
 

Pronunciation D (11 October)

You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" below. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at page one of this week's handout. Please try to remember the phonetic symbols, and revise the sounds.

Consonant Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

Vowel Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

 

Also, try these sites to help you remember the phonetic symbols and sounds.

Check the IPA Sounds (それぞれの発音記号の音が確認できるビデオ)
パソコンからだと、聞きたい記号をクリックして音を再生することができる。
携帯からだと、映像に合わせて音が流れる。クリックすることができない。
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6Ben2yfksA (sounds only)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1Cjec_Rk7A (sounds & example words)

映像に合わせて音が流れる。クリックすることができない。
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIytoY5_gpw (sounds & example words)

 

IPA Sound Explanation (専門家が発音記号・音を説明する、口の形が確認できる)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfwVXfl0EnI (男性・短い〜7:52)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXdE9asEObQ (女性・横顔見える・長い〜53:29)

 

IPA Sound Quizzes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx3bzXwobTs&list=PLFq3bHmZ-eyjkZdB6VxvteT6UhIw6elq-&index=4 (US English)

http://random-idea-english.blogspot.jp/2012/09/pronunciation-game-using-ipa-symbols.html (お勧め!音は出ないが、ゲーム感覚でできる。クイズの数が多い)

 

Pronunciation D (11 October):

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 1 (Chapters 2 - 4) - 1 November

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Chapter 2: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 3: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 4: WMA File / MP3 File

 

If you want to listen to a faster recording of the textbook, please try these recordings:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

All Chapters (zip file)

Good luck!!

 

TOEFL D (3 October)

Week 2 - Gist (A Reading Assignment) (pdf)

Vocab List 1 - 14 November Test (pdf)

Also try Quizlet for your vocabulary study: https://quizlet.com/join/kM8f5YuMT

  Foreign Studies B (3 October): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
  Composition H (29 September): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 6 October (next week's class). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
 

TOEFL D (26 September): Here is the course outline and schedule for Kumi 1. Please check the notice board for the results of the placement test.クラス分けテストの結果について、掲示板をご確認ください。

Course Outline/Schedule (pdf)

  Foreign Studies B (26 September): Hi everyone. It was lovely to meet you all today. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and newspaper article to read for next week's class here. Best of luck!
   
   
   
 

Eigo Jisshu c (5 July)

Interview File 1 mp3

Interview File 2 mp3

 

Pronunciation B (5 July)

Thanksgiving Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG4XyNqUQxg&index=8&list=PLy0tlTsQLyeMhNI_K3qZGo8Hnrl8jd3_J

  Foreign Studies A (4 July): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides and lecture handout (which contains next week's practice debate topic) for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
  Foreign Studies A (27 June) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from here if you misplace your copy.
 

TOEFL B (27 June)

Reading Homework 4 (Pepper) (pdf)

 

TOEFL B (20 June)

Reading Homework 3 (ElizabethCadyStanton) (pdf)

 

Pronunciation B (14 June)

The next (and last!) vocab test will be on 12 July.

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 8, 9 and 10. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 3 Vocabulary List

Chapter 8: Mp3 File

Chapter 9: Mp3 File

Chapter 10: Mp3 File

And please try these practice tests for Mini Test 3. Good luck!! (ファイル内はMini Test 4と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 3の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。) (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Practice Test 1: Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 2: Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 3: Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL B (13 June)

Reading Homework 2 (The Age of Earth) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (13 June): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides and lecture handout (which contains next week's practice debate topic) for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
  Eigo Jisshu c (7 June) - Meeting MP3
 

TOEFL B (6 June)

Reading Homework 1 (Comets) (pdf)

Vocabulary List 2 for Vocab Test 2 (pdf) - 18 July

  Foreign Studies A (6 June) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from here if you misplace your copy.
  Composition F (26 May): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 2 June (next week's class). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
 

Pronunciation B (24 May): Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 2 Vocabulary List

Chapter 5: MP3 File

Chapter 6: MP3 File

Chapter 7: MP3 File

Please try practicing for the test using Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/join/kmw6KRfbR

And, please try these practice tests for Mini Test 2.

First practice test: MP3 File. Answers.

Second practice test: MP3 File. Answers.

Third practice test:MP3 File. Answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 3と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 2の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

  Foreign Studies A (23 May): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
  Eigo Jisshu c (17 May) - Presentation - WMA / MP3
 

Pronunciation B (17 May): Please try these practice tests for the 1st Mini Test on 24 May:

Practice Test 1 for Mini Test 1: MP3 File. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test 2 for Mini Test 1:MP3 File. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test for Mini Test 1 MP3 File. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 2と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 1の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

 

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework (Chapter 4): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

And, don't forget to start your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

 

Please listen to the St Patrick passage again for revision and practice:

St Patrick - Fast WMA / MP3

St Patrick - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

TOEFL B (16 May)

Week 6 Handout: The Mile (pdf)

Homework 4 (Venus and Earth) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (16 May) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from here if you misplace your copy.
 

Pronunciation B (10 May): Please try these practice tests for the 1st Mini Test on 24 May:

Practice Test 1 for Mini Test 1: MP3 File. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test 2 for Mini Test 1:MP3 File. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test for Mini Test 1 MP3 File. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 2と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 1の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework (Chapter 3): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to start your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

You can listen to the St. Valentine's Day passage again here:

St Valentine - Fast MP3

St Valentine - Slow MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

TOEFL B (9 May)

Week 5 Handout: Seven Days in a Week (pdf)

Homework 3 (3D Movies) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (9 May): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
 

TOEFL B (2 May)

Week 4 Handout: Robin Hood (pdf)

Homework 2 (Pocket Veto) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (2 May) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from here if you misplace your copy.
  Eigo Jisshu c (26 April) - Phone Conversation - WMA / MP3
 

Pronunciation B (26 April):

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 1 (Chapters 2 - 4) - 24 May

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Chapter 2: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 3: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 4: WMA File / MP3 File

 

If you want to listen to a faster recording of the textbook, please try these recordings:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

All Chapters (zip file)

Good luck!!

 

TOEFL B (25 April)

Week 3 Handout: Fingerprints (pdf)

Homework 1 (Medford's Attempted Silk Industry) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (25 April): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! Get in touch if you have any problems.
  Composition F (21 April): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 28 May (next week's class). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
 

Pronunciation B (19 April)

You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" below. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at page one of this week's handout. Please try to remember the phonetic symbols, and revise the sounds.

Consonant Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

Vowel Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

 

Also, try these sites to help you remember the phonetic symbols and sounds.

Check the IPA Sounds (それぞれの発音記号の音が確認できるビデオ)
パソコンからだと、聞きたい記号をクリックして音を再生することができる。
携帯からだと、映像に合わせて音が流れる。クリックすることができない。
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6Ben2yfksA (sounds only)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1Cjec_Rk7A (sounds & example words)

映像に合わせて音が流れる。クリックすることができない。
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIytoY5_gpw (sounds & example words)

 

IPA Sound Explanation (専門家が発音記号・音を説明する、口の形が確認できる)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfwVXfl0EnI (男性・短い〜7:52)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXdE9asEObQ (女性・横顔見える・長い〜53:29)

 

IPA Sound Quizzes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx3bzXwobTs&list=PLFq3bHmZ-eyjkZdB6VxvteT6UhIw6elq-&index=4 (US English)

http://random-idea-english.blogspot.jp/2012/09/pronunciation-game-using-ipa-symbols.html (お勧め!音は出ないが、ゲーム感覚でできる。クイズの数が多い)

 

 

TOEFL B (18 April)

Week 2 Handout: Icebergs (pdf)

Vocabulary List 1 (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (18 April) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from the Foreign Studies Homepage if you misplace your copy.
  Composition F (14 April): Welcome to the class. I hope you find it useful and enjoying. Here is a pdf copy of the course outline and schedule. Please download the student profile form, save it with a new file name, fill it out in detail, and then email it to me as an attachment. If you can do this by the end of class, that is great. If not, please send it to me by 19 April (Wed) 5pm. For your reference, here is the essay structure example handout given out in class.
 

Eigo Jisshu c (12 April):

Business Card Exchange in the West - 1 (Meeting a Potential Client for 1st time)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HePYomi139g

Business Card Exchange in the West - 2 (Networking Meeting)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s61vc3O-jzU

Within Company Self Introduction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csOAeTeihww

 

TOEFL B (11 April): Here is the course outline and schedule for Kumi 1. Please check the notice board for the results of the placement test.クラス分けテストの結果について、掲示板をご確認ください。

Course Outline/Schedule (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (11 April): Hi everyone. It was lovely to meet you all today. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and newspaper article to read for next week's class here. Best of luck!
   
   
 

Koyo, Takanobu, Tomoki & Toshiki's Movie

Akari, Chisato, Marei & Misaki's Movie

Ryo Nagasawa, Satoshi & Yoshiki's Movie

Marina, Megumi, Moe & Yui's Movie

Akane, Haruka, Hikari & Rikuya's Movie

Hiroki, Naoya, Ryo Goda & Yuto's Movie

Kana & Kimiko's Movie

 

TOEFL D (20 December):

Here is today's handout (pdf)

The speaking test is on January 10.

The vocabulary test is on January 24.

Here are the vocabulary recordings:

Textbook vocabulary (wma) / Textbook vocabulary (mp3)

Useful phrases (wma) / Useful phrases (mp3)

Here are some practice tests:

Practice Test 1

Test Paper (pdf) / Recording (wma) / Recording (mp3) / Answers (pdf)

Practice Test 2

Test Paper (pdf) / Recording (wma) / Recording (mp3) / Answers (pdf)

Practice Test 3

Test Paper (pdf) / Recording (wma) / Recording (mp3) / Answers (pdf)

 

Don't forget to try using quizlet to practice the vocabulary: https://quizlet.com/join/QSPGtgqPZ

 

Foreign Studies B (20 December): Hi everyone. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary - which is due 27 December (please submit my mail attachment)!

Also, please get started on your presentations!!

 

TOEFL D (13 December):

Here is the Homework 4 Handout (pdf)

Here is today's handout (pdf)

  Foreign Studies B (13 December): Hi everyone. You can get the reading for next week's lecture here. I hope you have decided your presentation topic & message, and have started preparing for it!
 

Pronunciation D (7 December)

Guys Fawkes Night

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

 

The next (and last!) vocab test will be on 27 December (Tuesday).

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 8, 9 and 10. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 3 Vocabulary List

Chapter 8: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 9: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 10: WMA File / Mp3 File

And please try these practice tests for Mini Test 3. Good luck!! (ファイル内はMini Test 4と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 3の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。) (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Practice Test 1: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 2: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 3: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

 

TOEFL D (6 December):

Here is the Homework 3 Handout (pdf)

Here is today's handout (pdf)

  Foreign Studies B (6 December): Hi everyone. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary!
 

TOEFL D (29 November):

Here is the Homework 2 Handout (pdf)

Here is today's handout (pdf)

  Foreign Studies B (29 November): Hi everyone. You can get the readings for next week's here.
 

TOEFL D (22 November):

Here is the Homework 1 Handout (pdf).

And Here is the vocabulary list for the next vocabulary test on January 24:

Vocabulary List (pdf)

And here are some alternative formats which might help you with your study

Vocabulary List in Word (docx)

English only Vocabulary List (pdf)

Japanese only Vocabulary List (pdf)

Don't forget to try using quizlet to practice the vocabulary: https://quizlet.com/join/QSPGtgqPZ

 

TOEFL D (15 November): Here are today's handouts.

Handout (Stance_Courselaod) (pdf)

There's no homework this week. Enjoy a break♪

  Foreign Studies B (15 November): Hi everyone. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary!
 

TOEFL D (8 November): Here are today's handouts.

Handout (Library) (pdf)

Homework 4 (pdf)

And don't forget about next week's vocab test!!! Good luck!!

  Foreign Studies B (8 November): Hi everyone. You can get today's handout and the reading for next weeks here. Don't forget to watch Rabbit Proof Fence before next week's class.
 

Pronunciation D (2 November)

Please listen to the St Patrick passage again for revision and practice:

St Patrick - Fast WMA / MP3

St Patrick - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework (Chapter 4): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

And please study for next week's Mini Test!! Try the practice tests (see Pronunciation D 26 Ocober below↓)

 

TOEFL D (1 November): Here are today's handouts.

Handout (Economics Presentation) (pdf)

Homework 3 (pdf)

 

Composition H (28 October): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 4 November. I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! And best of luck with your Essay 1 which is due at 5pm on November 4!!

 

Pronunciation D (26 October): Please try these practice tests for the 1st Mini Test on November 9:

Practice Test 1 for Mini Test 1: WMA File / MP3 File. (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください) There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test 2 for Mini Test 1: WMA / MP3 File. (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください) There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test for Mini Test 1 WMA file /MP3 file (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください). There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 2と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 1の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework (Chapter 3): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to start your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

You can listen to the St. Valentine's Day passage again here:

St Valentine - Fast WMA / MP3

St Valentine - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

TOEFL D (25 October): Here are today's handouts. もし音声ファイルがうまく再生しないことがあれば、連絡してください。とりあえず、念のために、今週の宿題のリスニングファイルをwmaとmp3両形式でアップしておきます。

Handout (Tropism) (pdf)

Homework 2 (pdf)

Homework listening passage:

CD 2 Track 43 (wma)

CD 2 Track 43 (mp3)

 

Practice Tests for Vocabulary Test 1 (November 15)

Practice Test 1

Test Paper (pdf) / Recording (wma) / Recording (mp3) / Answers (pdf)

Practice Test 2

Test Paper (pdf) / Recording (wma) / Recording (mp3) / Answers (pdf)

Practice Test 3

Test Paper (pdf) / Recording (wma) / Recording (mp3) / Answers (pdf)

 

  Foreign Studies B (25 October): Hi everyone. Good job today. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! And don't forget to pick a date to watch the movie, "Rabbit Proof Fence".
 

Composition H (21 October): Please download this file to use in today's class.

Remember, you need to finish your first draft of Essay 1 by next week, 28 October, 9am. You need to bring 6 copies of this to class. Good luck!!

 

Pronunciation D (19 October)

Check the IPA Sounds (それぞれの発音記号の音が確認できるビデオ)
パソコンからだと、聞きたい記号をクリックして音を再生することができる。
携帯からだと、映像に合わせて音が流れる。クリックすることができない。
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6Ben2yfksA (sounds only)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1Cjec_Rk7A (sounds & example words)

映像に合わせて音が流れる。クリックすることができない。
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIytoY5_gpw (sounds & example words)

 

IPA Sound Explanation (専門家が発音記号・音を説明する、口の形が確認できる)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfwVXfl0EnI (男性・短い〜7:52)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXdE9asEObQ (女性・横顔見える・長い〜53:29)

 

IPA Sound Quizzes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx3bzXwobTs&list=PLFq3bHmZ-eyjkZdB6VxvteT6UhIw6elq-&index=4 (US English)

http://random-idea-english.blogspot.jp/2012/09/pronunciation-game-using-ipa-symbols.html (お勧め!音は出ないが、ゲーム感覚でできる。クイズの数が多い)

 

Pronunciation D (19 October):

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 1 (Chapters 2 - 4) - 9 November

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Chapter 2: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 3: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 4: WMA File / MP3 File

 

If you want to listen to a faster recording of the textbook, please try these recordings:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

All Chapters (zip file)

Good luck!!

 

TOEFL D (18 October): Here are today's handouts. もし音声ファイルがうまく再生しないことがあれば、連絡してください。とりあえず、念のために、今週の宿題のリスニングファイルをwmaとmp3両形式でアップしておきます。

Handout (Early Teachers) (pdf)

Homework 1 (pdf)

CD 1 Track 36 (wma)

CD 1 Track 36 (mp3)

  Foreign Studies B (18 October): Hi everyone. Great job today. You can get the newspaper article to read for next week's class here. Best of luck!
 

Composition H (14 October)

Here is today's handout (pdf)

And here is the planning document for essay 1 (pdf)

 

Pronunciation D (5 October)

You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" below. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at page one of this week's handout. Please try to remember the phonetic symbols, and revise the sounds. If you have any questions or problems, please contact me. Good luck!

Consonant Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

Vowel Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

 

TOEFL D (4 October): Here are today's handouts, as well as the vocabulary list and vocabulary recordings. Remember, the first vocabulary test is November 15. 教科書の納期が遅れています。5日に15冊が入る予定。残り15冊は10月中旬に入荷予定。早い者勝ちになってしまうけど、5日以降に生協に行ってみてください。教科書の入荷が遅くなることでご不便をお掛けしています。Sorry!

Handout (EngineeringCourse) (pdf)

Vocabulary List 1 (pdf)

Vocabulary Recordings - Textbook Vocabulary

wma / mp3

The Great Depression - Vocab

wma / mp3

The Great Depression - Passage

wma / mp3

Managerial Decision Making - Vocab

wma / mp3

Managerial Decision Making - Passage

wma / mp3

Government &Private Enterprise - Vocab

wma / mp3

Government & Private Enterprise - Passage

wma / mp3

  Foreign Studies B (4 October): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck with the quiz and your summary! And don't forget our next class is 18 October -- there is no class next week due to the school festival!
 

Composition H (30 September): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 7 October. I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late!

And here is the course outline & schedule (pdf).

 

TOEFL D (27 September): Here is the course outline and schedule for Kumi 1. Please check the notice board for the results of the placement test.クラス分けテストの結果について、掲示板をご確認ください。

Course Outline/Schedule (pdf)

  Foreign Studies B (27 September): Hi everyone. It was lovely to meet you all today. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and newspaper article to read for next week's class here. Best of luck!
   
   
   
 

Eigo Jisshu c (13 July)

Interview File 1 wma / Interview File 1 mp3

Interview File 2 wma / Interview File 2 mp3

 

TOEFL B (12 July)

Handout (Demographics) (pdf)

The Essay Test and Make Up Class (補講) will be on 19 July.

  Foreign Studies A (12 July): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck! Oh, and good luck with your debate preparation too!!
 

TOEFL B (5 July)

Handout (Lions) (pdf)

DATE CHANGE: The Essay Test and Make Up Class (補講) will now be on 19 July.

  Foreign Studies A (5 July) - A copy of the reading for the next lecture is available from the Foreign Studies Homepage if you have misplaced your copy. Are you preparing for your debate??!! I hope so!!!
 

TOEFL B (28 June)

Handout (Autism_Essays) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (28 June): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck! Oh, and good luck with your debate preparation too!!
  Composition F (17 June): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 8 July. I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late!
  Composition F (17 June): Today's handout (word file)
 

Pronunciation B (15 June):

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 8, 9 and 10. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 3 Vocabulary List

Chapter 8: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 9: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 10: WMA File / Mp3 File

And please try these practice tests for Mini Test 3. Good luck!! (ファイル内はMini Test 4と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 3の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。) (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Practice Test 1: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 2: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 3: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL B (14 June)

Handout (Tiger Moths) (pdf)

Vocabulary List 2 (pdf) - The first vocabulary test is on 26 July!!

  Foreign Studies A (14 June) - A copy of the reading for the next lecture is available from the Foreign Studies Homepage if you have misplaced your copy. Don't forget that next week's class is cancelled. Please use this time to start preparing for your debate!!
  Eigo Jisshu c (8 June) - Meeting - WMA / MP3
 

Pronunciation B (1 June): Please listen to the dictation files again for revision and practice:

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Easter - Fast WMA / MP3

Easter - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

And, please try these practice tests for Mini Test 2.

Second practice test: WMA File / MP3 File. Answers.

Third practice test: WMA File / MP3 File. Answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 3と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 2の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

  Foreign Studies A (31 May): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck!
 

Pronunciation B (25 May): Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 2 Vocabulary List

Chapter 5: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 6: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 7: WMA File / MP3 File

Please also try this practice test for Mini Test 2 (WMA File / MP3 File). There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 3と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 2の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Finally, please listen to the St Patrick passage again for revision and practice:

St Patrick - Fast WMA / MP3

St Patrick - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

TOEFL B (24 May)

Handout (Carnivorous Plants) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (24 May) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from the Foreign Studies Homepage if you have misplaced your copy. Don't forget about the mid-semester exam which is coming up soon (14 June)!!
  Composition F (20 May): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 27 May (next week's class). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
  Eigo Jisshu c (18 May) - Presentation - WMA / MP3
 

Pronunciation B (18 May): Please try the third practice test for the 1st Mini Test on 25 May. iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください。

There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning.

(ファイル内はMini Test 2と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 1の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Practice Test 3: WMA file /MP3 file When you have finished check your answers.

Best of luck!

 

TOEFL B (17 May)

Handout (Camouflage) (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (17 Mayl): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck!
 

Pronunciation B (11 May): Please try these practice tests for the 1st Mini Test on 25 May:

Practice Test 1 for Mini Test 1: WMA File / MP3 File. (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください) There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test 2 for Mini Test 1: WMA / MP3 File. (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください) There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 2と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 1の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework (Chapter 3): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to start your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

You can listen to the St. Valentine's Day passage again here:

St Valentine - Fast WMA / MP3

St Valentine - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

TOEFL B (10 May)

Handout (Bald Eagle) (pdf)

Vocabulary Revision Questions (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (10 May) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from the Foreign Studies Homepage if you have misplaced your copy.
  Foreign Studies A students -- I made a mistake regarding the password for the online quiz. The last 3 letters are "fsa" NOT "FSA". Sorry!!! If you have any problems logging in please contact me.
  Eigo Jisshu c (27 April) - Phone Conversation - WMA / MP3
 

Pronunciation B (27 April):

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 1 (Chapters 2 - 4) - May 25..

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Chapter 2: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 3: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 4: WMA File / MP3 File

 

If you want to listen to a faster recording of the textbook, please try these recordings:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

All Chapters (zip file)

Good luck!!

 

TOEFL B (26 April)

Handout (Flatfish) (pdf)

Vocabulary Revision Questions (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (26 April): You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, lecture handout, and discussion handout for the next class here. Best of luck!
  Composition F (22 April): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by 9am 29 May (next week's class). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
 

Pronunciation B (20 April)

You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" below. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at page one of this week's handout. Please try to remember the phonetic symbols, and revise the sounds. If you have any questions or problems, please contact me. Good luck!

Consonant Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

Vowel Sounds: wma file / mp3 file.

 

TOEFL B (19 April)

Handout (Lake Baikal) (pdf)

Vocabulary List 1 (pdf) - The first vocabulary test is on 7 June !!

  Foreign Studies A (19 April) - A copy of the reading for next week's lecture is available from the Foreign Studies Homepage if you have misplaced your copy.
  Composition F (15 April): Welcome to the class. I hope you find it useful and enjoying. Here is a pdf copy of the course outline and schedule. Please download the student profile form, save it with a new file name, fill it out in detail, and then email it to me as an attachment. If you can do this by the end of class, that is great. If not, please send it to me by 20 April (Wed) 5pm. For your reference, here is the essay structure example handout given out in class.
 

Eigo Jisshu c (13 April):

Business Card Exchange in the West - 1 (Meeting a Potential Client for 1st time)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HePYomi139g

Business Card Exchange in the West - 2 (Networking Meeting)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s61vc3O-jzU

Within Company Self Introduction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csOAeTeihww

 

 

TOEFL B (12 April): Here is the course outline and schedule for Kumi 1. Please check the notice board for the results of the placement test.クラス分けテストの結果について、掲示板をご確認ください。

Course Outline/Schedule (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A (12 April): Hi everyone. It was lovely to meet you all today. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and newspaper articles to read for next week's class here. Best of luck!
   
   
   
 

Composition H Movies (22 January)

Yayoi & Yuka: How to do Sado

Atsuko, Manami, Takata & Yoshie: How to enjoy Enkai

Aimi, Ayaka, Mai, Mifuyu, Natsumi, Saeka & Yuki: Akama Shrine

Makoto, Takeru Takuya & Yutaro: Karato Market

Aoi, Haruna, Marina, Risa & Saki: Karato Treasure Hunt -- file type 1

 

TOEFL D (5 January)

This week's quiz homework is pg. 76-80 of your textbook - "Mini Test 3". The deadline is 11:59pm 11 January. http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Also, don't forget that at next week's class we have the second vocabulary test and the independent speaking test! You can find the mini-tests under "TOEFL D (15 December)" below. Good luck!!

  Foreign Studies B (5 January): Great job today everyone. You can download the lecture recording and slides and other documents from the Foreign Studies B homepage. Good luck with your homework, and keep working on your presentations!
 

TOEFL D (22 December)

This week's quiz homework is pg. 71-74 of your textbook - "Mini Test 2". The deadline is 11:59pm 4 January. I have also extended the deadline of last week's "Mini Test 1" quiz. So if you forgot to do it, you now have until 4 January! http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

Pronunciation D (16 December): Please try these practice tests for Mini Test 3. Good luck!! (ファイル内はMini Test 4と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 3の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。) (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Practice Test 1: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 2: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 3: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL D (15 December)

This week's quiz homework is pg. 66-69 of your textbook - "Mini Test 1". The deadline is 11:59pm 21 December. http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Here are the vocabulary lists and recordings for the "History of the United States" and "New Deal" Vocabulary:

History of the United States Vocabulary (pdf)

History of the United States Vocab (wma) / History of the United States Vocab (mp3)

New Deal Vocabulary (pdf)

New Deal Vocab (wma) / New Deal Vocab (mp3)

 

Please try these practice tests for the 2nd vocabulary test:

Practice test 1

Test Paper (pdf)

Test Recording WMA / Test Recording MP3

Answers (pdf)

 

Practice test 2

Test Paper (pdf)

Test Recording WMA / Test Recording MP3

Answers (pdf)

 

Practice test 3

Test Paper (pdf)

Test Recording WMA / Test Recording MP3

Answers (pdf)

 

  Foreign Studies B (15 December): Great job today everyone. You can download the lecture recording and slides and other documents from the Foreign Studies B homepage. Good luck with your homework, and start preparing for your presentations!
 

Pronunciation D (2 December):

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 8, 9 and 10. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 3 Vocabulary List

Chapter 8: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 9: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 10: WMA File / Mp3 File

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL D (1 December):

Today's Handout (pdf)

Vocab List 2 (pdf)

History of the United States Vocabulary (pdf)

New Deal Vocabulary (pdf)

Recordings:

Vocab List 2 Textbook Vocabulary: wma / mp3

Week 2 Day 1: wma / mp3

Week 2 Day 2: wma / mp3

Week 2 Day 3: wma / mp3

Week 2 Day 4: wma / mp3

Week 2 Day 5: wma / mp3

History of the United States Vocab (wma) / History of the United States Vocab (mp3)

New Deal Vocab (wma) / New Deal Vocab (mp3)

 

TOEFL D (24 November): If you need to, please listen to the lecture recording again:

S.A.D (wma) / S.A.D (mp3)

Also, please try listening to your recording again via the university computer network.

Best of luck with your summary re-recording!

  Foreign Studies B (24 November): Great job today everyone. You can download the lecture recording and slides and other documents from the Foreign Studies B homepage. Good luck with your homework, and start preparing for the mid-semester exam!
 

Pronunciation D (18 November): Please listen to the dictation files again for revision and practice:

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Easter Script (pdf)

Easter - Fast WMA / MP3

Easter - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

 

And, please try these practice tests for Mini Test 2.

Second practice test: WMA File / MP3 File. Answers.

Third practice test: WMA File / MP3 File. Answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 3と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 2の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL D (17 November): Here is today's handout (pdf).

Be sure to prepare for next week's summary and vocab tests! Remember to try the "practice vocab tests"!! You can find them below. Good luck!

  Foreign Studies B (17 November): Check the Foreign Studies B homepage for a pdf of today's handout.
 

Composition H (13 November):

Descriptive Essay Genre Features (pdf)

Descriptive Essay Language Points (pdf)

Essay 2 Planning Documents (pdf)

 

Pronunciation D (11 November): Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 2 Vocabulary List

Chapter 5: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 6: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 7: WMA File / MP3 File

Please also try this practice test for Mini Test 2 (WMA File / MP3 File). There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

(ファイル内はMini Test 3と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 2の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL D (10 November): The deadline for the quiz homework is 16 November (Monday) 11:59pm!

Handout (pdf)

Here is the third and last practice test for the 24 November vocab test:

Test Paper (pdf)

Test Recording WMA / Test Recording MP3

Answers (pdf)

 

Pronunciation D (4 November): Please listen to the dictation files again for revision and practice:

St Valentine Script (pdf)

St Valentine - Fast WMA / MP3

St Valentine - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

St Patrick - Fast WMA / MP3

St Patrick - Slow WMA / MP3 - Good for shadowing

  Composition H (30 October): Here are the files you need to complete your homework which is due 9am 6 November: passage / summary handout. See you next week.
 

Pronunciation D (28 October): Please try the third practice test for the 1st Mini Test on 11 November. iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください。

There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning.

(ファイル内はMini Test 2と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 1の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Practice Test 3: WMA file /MP3 file When you have finished check your answers.

Best of luck!

 

TOEFL D (27 October): Don't forget that there is no class next week! The deadline for the quiz homework is 9 November (Monday) 11:59pm!

Handout (pdf)

Here is the second practice test for the 24 November vocab test:

Test Paper (pdf)

Test Recording WMA / Test Recording MP3

Answers (pdf)

  Foreign Studies B (27 October): Great job today everyone. You can download the lecture recording and slides and other documents from the Foreign Studies B homepage. Good luck with your homework, and enjoy the day off next week!
 

Composition H (23 October): Please download this file to use in today's class. Here are the handouts from last week's class. Remember, you need to finish your first draft by 30 October, 9am. You need to bring 6 copies of this to class. Good luck!!

Essay 1 Planning Documents (pdf)

Essay 1 (Instructional/Procedural/How To Genre) Language Points (pdf)

Essay 1 (Instructional/Procedural/How To Genre) Features (pdf)

 

Pronunciation D (21 October): Please try these practice tests for the 1st Mini Test on 11 November. iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください。

There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning.

(ファイル内はMini Test 2と記載されているが、内容はMini Test 1の内容ですので、安心してご利用ください。)

Practice Test 1: WMA File / MP3 File. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 2: WMA File / MP3 File. When you have finished check your answers.

 

TOEFL D (20 October):

Handout (pdf)

Here is a practice test for the 24 November vocab test:

Test Paper (pdf)

Test Recording WMA / Test Recording MP3

Answers (pdf)

 

Foreign Studies B (20 October):

You can check the answers from Quiz 1 and download a copy of the newspaper articles to be read before next week's class from the Foreign Studies B Homepage.

 

Pronunciation D (7 October):

You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" here. Click here for consonant sounds. Click here for vowel sounds. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at page one of this week's handout. Please try to remember the phonetic symbols, and revise the sounds. If you have any questions or problems, please contact me. Good luck!

 

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 1 (Chapters 2 - 4) November 11.

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Chapter 2: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 3: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 4: WMA File / MP3 File

 

If you want to listen to a faster recording of the textbook, please try these recordings:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

All Chapters (zip file)

Good luck!!

 

 

TOEFL D (6 October):

Handout (pdf)

Vocab List 1 (pdf) - Test Day: November 24

Vocab List 1 Recordings:

Textbook Vocabulary WMA / mp3

Week 1 Day 1 WMA / mp3

Week 1 Day 2 WMA / mp3

Week 1 Day 3 WMA / mp3

Week 1 Day 4 WMA / mp3

Week 1 Day 5 WMA / mp3

Practice Tests - Please check again for these after October 20!!

Complete the quiz by 19 October (Mon), 11:59pm: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

If you couldn't copy the files in class, here are the files for the first quiz/homework:

LE1 Passage 2 WMA / mp3

LE1 Passage 3 WMA / mp3

LE1 Passage 4 WMA / mp3

  Foreign Studies B (6 October): Great job today everyone. You can download the lecture recording and slides and other documents from the Foreign Studies B homepage. Good luck with your homework, and enjoy the day off next week!
  Composition H (2 October): Here is the course outline and schedule. And here are the files you need to complete your homework: passage / summary handout. See you next week.
  TOEFL D (29 October): Here is the course outline and schedule. You can read more about the listening and speaking sections of the TOEFL test here.
  Foreign Studies B (29 October): I hope you enjoyed today's class. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. Don't forget to read your newspaper articles before the next class. See you next week.
   
   
  Foreign Studies A (14 July): You can listen to today's lecture again from here. The lecture slides have also been uploaded. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 20 July 11:59pm, summary = submit in class 21 July). Also, please prepare for the presentations and the debate. Good luck!
  Foreign Studies A (7 July): Great job today, everyone! Please read the articles before next week's class. If you lose your copy you can access them from the Foreign Studies A homepage. Good luck!
  Foreign Studies A (30 June): You can listen to today's lecture again from here. The lecture slides have also been uploaded. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 6 July 11:59pm, summary = submit in class 7 July. Also, please prepare for the debate. Good luck!
 

Composition F (19 June 2015): Please download this file for today's class activity on "how to rewrite your essay". Please be sure to save it on to your computer and change the file name as appropriate.

Also, here is the handout and passage you must read and complete for homework (due 9am 3 July). Best of luck!

 

Pronunciation B (18 June 2015): Please try these practice tests for Mini Test 3. Good luck!!

Practice Test 1: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 2: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Practice Test 3: WMA File / Mp3 File When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

 

Pronunciation B (18 June 2015): Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 8, 9, and 10. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

Mini Test 3 Vocabulary List

Chapter 8: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 9: WMA File / Mp3 File

Chapter 10: WMA File / Mp3 File

 

Pronunciation B (10 June): Please try these practice tests for Mini Test 2.

Second practice test: WMA File / MP3 File. Answers.

Third practice test: WMA File / MP3 File. Answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL B (9 June)

Here is the 2nd Vocab List. The test date has been changed to 28 July.

And here is today's main handout.

  Foreign Studies A (2 June): You can listen to today's lecture again from here. The lecture slides have also been uploaded. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 6 June 11:59pm, summary = submit in class 7 June). Also, please prepare for the discussion. Good luck!
 

Pronunciation B (27 May): Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chapters 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Mini Test 2 Vocabulary List

Chapter 5: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 6: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 7: WMA File / MP3 File

Please also try this practice test for Mini Test 2 (WMA File / MP3 File). There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

TOEFL B (26 May):

Here is a copy of today's handout. Information about homework is on the first page.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Also, don't forget that we will have 2 tests next week:

1. Summary Test: The reading passage will be a new passage - not one that we have done in class. Please prepare by writing practice summaries based on the reading you have been doing for homework. Dictionaries (EXCLUDING CELLPHONES & SMARTPHONES) are allowed.

2. Vocabulary Test: This is based on the vocabulary list. The English word will be written. You need to write the Japanese meaning. Obviously, dictionaries are not allowed for this test!

Good luck!

  Foreign Studies A (26 May): Great job today, everyone! You can access the answers to Quiz 2 from the Foreign Studies A homepage. Please read the articles before next week's class. Good luck!
  Composition F (22 May): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by next week's class (29 May). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
 

Pronunciation B (20 May): Please try this third practice test for Mini Test 1 WMA file /MP3 file (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください). There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers. Mini Test 1 is next week (27 May) so please study!!

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 1 (Chapters 2 - 4) May 27.

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Chapter 2: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 3: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 4: WMA File / MP3 File

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework (Chapter 4): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to work on your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

Good luck!!

 

TOEFL B (19 May):

Here is a copy of today's handout. Information about homework is on the first page. And, here are the answers for the vocabulary/grammar revision questions for Bald Eagle.

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Camouflage Grammar Revision (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And I hope you have started studying for the vocabulary test on June 2!! Here is the list.

  Foreign Studies A (19 May): I hope you enjoyed today's class - sorry we ran out of time. But, you all did a good job. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. The lecture slides have also been uploaded. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 25 May 11:59pm, summary = submit in class 26 May). Also, please prepare for the discussion. Good luck!
 

Pronunciation B (13 May): Please try these practice tests for the 1st Mini Test on 27 May:

Practice Test 1 for Mini Test 1: WMA File / MP3 File. (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください) There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Practice test 2 for Mini Test 1: WMA / MP3 File. (iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください) There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do your quiz homework (Chapter 3): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to start your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

If you want to listen to a faster recording of the textbook, please try these recordings:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

All Chapters (zip file)

Good luck!!

 

 

TOEFL B (12 May):

Here is a copy of today's handout. Information about homework is on the first page. And, here are the answers for the vocabulary/grammar revision questions.

Please try these questions for extra language practice: The Bald Eagle Grammar Revision (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And I hope you have started studying for the vocabulary test on June 2!! Here is the list.

  Foreign Studies A (12 May): You all did a great job today! You can access the answers to Quiz 1 from the Foreign Studies A homepage. I'm sorry to confuse you, but you don't have to show me your quiz results - I can check them online. I suggest to make a copy of your answers to help you to study for the exams and write your summaries. But please note that I will always put up the answers after the quiz has closed. Enjoy this week's readings!
 

Composition F (8 May): Here are today's handouts for if you misplace your copy or need a new one:

Persuasive genre features (pdf)

Useful phrases (pdf)

Essay 1 planning documents (pdf)

 

TOEFL B (28 April):

Here is a copy of today's handout. Information about homework is on the first page. And, here is the vocabulary revision handout. The answers are on the 2nd page.

Please also try these questions for extra language practice: Flatfish extra practice (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

  Foreign Studies A (28 April): I hope you enjoyed today's class. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. The lecture slides have also been uploaded. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 11 May midnight, summary = submit in class 12 May). Also, please prepare for the discussion. Remember there is no class on 5 May - Enjoy your Golden Week break.
  Composition F (24 April): Please read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by next week's class (May 1). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
 

Pronunciation B (22 April):

Today's Handout (pdf)

You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" here. Click here for consonant sounds. Click here for vowel sounds. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at page one of your handout. Please try to remember the phonetic symbols, and revise the sounds. If you have any questions or problems, please contact me. Good luck!

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 1 (Chapters 2 - 4) May 27.

Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

(iphone/macの場合mp3fileをご使用ください)

Chapter 2: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 3: WMA File / MP3 File

Chapter 4: WMA File / MP3 File

 

TOEFL B:

Here is a copy of today's handout. Information about homework is on the first page.

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Lake Baikal_extra practice (pdf).

Here is the vocabulary list for Vocabulary Test 1 - 2 June.

Don't forget to do your TOEFL Quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

  Foreign Studies A: Great job today. Please make sure you read both articles and make a memo of the main points, difficult phrases, etc, for homework. If you lose your copy , you can print a new one from the Foreign Studies A homepage. Please note that there is no quiz or summary homework this week.
  Composition F: Welcome to the class. I hope you find it useful and enjoying. Here is a pdf copy of the course outline and schedule. Please download the student profile form, save it with a new file name, fill it out in detail, and then email it to me as an attachment. If you can do this by the end of class, that is great. If not, please send it to me by 22 April (Wed) 5pm. For your reference, here is the essay structure example handout given out in class.
 

Eigo Jisshu c:

Business Card Exchange in the West - 1 (Meeting a Potential Client for 1st time)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HePYomi139g

Within Company Self Introduction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csOAeTeihww

Business Card Exchange in the West - 2 (Networking Meeting)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s61vc3O-jzU

 

TOEFL B: Here is the course outline and schedule. Please check the notice board for the results of the placement test.クラス分けテストの結果について、掲示板をご確認ください。

Course Outline/Schedule (pdf)

  Foreign Studies A: Hi everyone. It was lovely to meet you all today. You can get today's lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and newspaper articles to read for next week's class here. Best of luck!
   
   
   
 

TOEFL D:

This week's quiz homework is "Mini Test 4" (pg. 82-85). If you don't have the textbook, here is a copy (pdf). The recordings are on Disc 4.

 

TOEFL D:

Today's Handout (January 6)

This week's quiz homework is "Mini Test 3" (pg. 77-80). If you don't have the textbook, here is a copy (pdf).

Remember, next week we have the speaking test. If you can't attend, you must contact me in advance. If you want me to check your speaking, just send me an email of your recorded speech!

  Academic English B: Hi everyone. Good job today. You can get the lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and discussion question handout here. Don't forget to take the quiz, write your summary, and look through the discussion questions. And, please work on your presentations!! Best of luck!
 

TOEFL D:

Today's Handout (December 16)

This week's quiz homework is "Mini Test 2" (pg. 71-74). If you don't have the textbook, here is a copy (pdf).

Remember, if you want me to check your speaking, just send me an email of your recorded speech!

  Academic English B: Hi everyone. I forgot to hand out the next lecture reading at today's class. Sorry! You can get it here or grab a copy from my office box. Also, please get in touch about your presentations -- I'm happy to discuss them with you and give advice as necessary! Please get started on them early!! Enjoy your winter break!!
 

TOEFL D:

Today's Handout (December 9)

This week's quiz homework is "Mini Test 1" (pg. 66-69). If you don't have the textbook, here is a copy (pdf).

The next vocabulary test is January 6. Please try the Practice Tests!

Vocab Test 2 - Practice Test 1

Recordings 1 (wma)

Test Paper 1 (pdf)

Test Answers 1 (pdf)

Vocab Test 2 - Practice Test 2

Recordings 2 (wma)

Test Paper 2 (pdf)

Test Answers 2 (pdf)

Vocab Test 2- Practice Test 3

Recordings 3 (wma)

Test Paper 3 (pdf)

Test Answers 3 (pdf)

 

  Academic English B: Hi everyone. Good job today. You can get the lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and discussion question handout here. Don't forget to take the quiz, write your summary, and look through the discussion questions. And, please start revising for the mid-semester exam. Best of luck!
 

Composition H: Hi everyone. Don't forget that your first essays are due next Friday. As always, please email me your essay as an attached file, and please submit your planning documents to the kyomu box.

Also, please complete the reading activity for the next genre by 9am next Friday. Best of luck!

Unit 11 (pdf)

Unit 11 Reading Handout (pdf)

 

TOEFL D:

Today's Handout (Nov 25) (pdf)

The next vocabulary test is January 6!

Vocab List 2 (pdf)

Recordings:

Vocab List 2 Textbook Vocabulary

Week 5 - Day 3

Week 5 - Day 4

Week 5 - Day 5

Week 6 - Day 1

Week 6 - Day 2

Week 6 - Day 3

Week 6 - Day 4

Week 6 - Day 5

Week 7 - Day 1

Week 7 - Day 2

Week 7 - Day 3

Week 7 - Day 4

Week 7 - Day 5

 

TOEFL D:

If you need to listen to the lecture again, here it is: S.A.D Lecture (wma)

Here is today's handout if you need another copy: Handout (pdf)

Good luck!!!

  Academic English B: Hi everyone. Good job today. You can get the lecture recording, lecture slides, handout, and discussion question handout here. Don't forget to take the quiz, write your summary, and look through the discussion questions. And, please start revising for the mid-semester exam. Best of luck!
 

COMPOSITION H:

Descriptive Essay Language Points Handout (pdf)

Essay 2 Planning Documents (pdf)

 

TOEFL D:

Week 6 Handout (pdf)

There is no homework this week. Please prepare for next week's vocabulary and summary tests.

↓Don't forget to try the practice vocabulary tests↓

  Academic English B: Hi everyone. You can access today's workshop handout here. You might find it easier to click the links rather than typing our the URLs. Also, next week's readings have also been uploaded. Don't forget to watch Rabbit Proof Fence by next week's class.
 

TOEFL D:

Week 5 Handout (pdf)

The quiz system is "broken", so please EMAIL me your answers this week!

↓Don't forget to try the practice vocabulary tests↓

 

Composition H: Hi everyone. Don't forget that your first essays are due next Friday. As always, please email me your essay as an attached file, and please submit your planning documents to the kyomu box.

Also, please complete the reading activity for the next genre by 9am next Friday. Best of luck!

Unit 4 (pdf)

Unit 4 Reading Handout (pdf)

 

TOEFL D:

Week 4 Handout (pdf)

Vocab List 1 (pdf)

Please try the practice tests!!!

Vocab Test - Practice Test 1

Recordings 1 (wma)

Test Paper 1 (pdf)

Test Answers 1 (pdf)

Vocab Test - Practice Test 2

Recordings 2 (wma)

Test Paper 2 (pdf)

Test Answers 2 (pdf)

Vocab Test - Practice Test 3

Recordings 3 (wma)

Test Paper 3 (pdf)

Test Answers 3 (pdf)

 

  Academic English B: Hi everyone. Sorry (again) for going overtime today!! You can listen to today's lecture again from here. Don't forget to take the quiz before writing your summary -- be careful with the deadlines. Please also prepare for the discussion by reading through the discussion questions. Good luck!
 

COMPOSITION H: Please download this file to use in today's class. Here are the handouts from last week's class. Remember, you need to finish your first draft by 31 October, 9am. You need to bring 6 copies of this to class. Good luck!!

Essay 1 Planning Documents (pdf)

Essay 1 (Instructional How To Genre) Language Points (pdf)

  TOEFL D: Here is today's handout (pdf). Don't forget to take the quizzes by 27 November (Mon), 11:59pm. The quizzes for Listening Exercise 1 will also be available for one more week -- if you haven't done them yet, please do them: http://shimonoseki-online.net/. I'll put up some practices tests soon!
  Academic English B: You all did a great job with today's discussion. Well done! I have uploaded the newspaper articles for next week's lecture, as well as the answers to last week's quiz.

TOEFL D:

Handout (pdf)

Vocab List 1 (pdf) - Test Day: November 18

Vocab List 1 Recordings

Textbook Vocabulary

Week 4 Day 1

Week 4 Day 2

Week 4 Day 3

Week 4 Day 4

Week 4 Day 5

Week 5 Day 1

Week 5 Day 2

Practice Tests - Please check again for these after October 16!!

Complete the quiz by 20 November (Mon), 11:59pm: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

If you couldn't copy the files in class, here are the files for the first quiz/homework:

LE1 Passage 2

LE1 Passage 3

LE1 Passage 4

 

 

Academic English B: Hi everyone. Sorry for going overtime today!! You can listen to today's lecture again from here. Don't forget to take the quiz before writing your summary -- be careful with the deadlines. Also, please also prepare for the discussion by reading through the discussion questions. Don't forget that there is no class next week due to the univeristy festival, so our next class is on October 21. See you then!
TOEFL B: Here is the course outline and the TOEFL Information from today's class.
Academic English B: I hope you enjoyed today's class. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. Don't forget to read your newspaper articles before the next class. See you next week.

Composition H: Welcome back!!! Here is the course outline, and your homework for next week. Please read the passage for Unit 7, and complete the reading comprehension and summary questions. Please be ready to submit your homework at 9am on October 3. Good luck!

Course Outline & Schedule (pdf)

Unit 7 (pdf)

Homework Handout (pdf) Due 9am, 3 October!!!

Essay Feedback Practice (pdf)

Essay Feedback Practice -- Checked Essay (pdf) Don't open until I say to!!!!

   
   

Pronunciation B: Please try this third practice test for Mini Test 4. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Pronunciation B: Please try this second practice test for Mini Test 4. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

TOEFL B: Here are today's handouts:

Handout (Demographic Change) pdf

Don't forget to do your reading homework for Reading Exercise 8: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A:Today's lecture recording, lecture slides, and other handouts are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 14 July midnight, summary = submit in class 15 July). Also, please prepare for the discussion. And, finally, good luck with your debate preparation!!

TOEFL B: Here are today's handouts:

Reading/Vocabulary Handout

Essay Tips Handout

Checked Essays

Don't forget to do your reading homework for Reading Exercise 4: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The readings for next week's lecture on The Death Penalty in Australia are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please make sure you read them by next week's class.

Pronunciation B: Please try this practice test for Mini Test 4. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Pronunciation B: Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

Mini Test 4 Vocabulary List

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

TOEFL B: Here is today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework for Reading Exercise 2: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A:Today's lecture recording, lecture slides, and other handouts are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 30 June midnight, summary = submit in class 1 July). Also, please prepare for the discussion. And, finally, please start preparing for your debates!!
Composition F: Please download this file for today's class activity. Please be sure to save it onto your computer and change the file name as appropriate. Also, here is the handout and passage you must read and complete for homework (due 9am 27 June). Best of luck!

Pronunciation B: Please try this third practice test for Mini Test 3. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Please study hard for next week's mini-test!

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

TOEFL B:

Here is handout 1 and handout 2 from today's class.

Please try these questions for homework for some extra language practice: Autism Grammar Practice (pdf). And this was today's reading passage: Autism (word), Autism (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework for Reading Exercise 1: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The readings for next week's lecture on Issues facing the Elderly in Australia are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please make sure you read them by next week's class.

TOEFL B:

Here is the handout from today's class.

Please try these questions for extra language practice:Tiger Moths Extra Grammar Practice (pdf).

This was today's reading passage: Tiger Moths (word) or Tiger Moths (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework for Reading Exercise 7: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

 

Academic English A: The answers for all quizzes to date have been uploaded to the Academic English A homepage. You can also retake the qizzes at http://shimonoseki-online.net/. I will put your summaries in my office box by Monday, 16 June, 9am, so please pick them up before next Tuesday's mid-semester test. Best of luck with your study and preparation!

Pronunciation B: Please try this second practice test for Mini Test 3. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Pronunciation B: Please try this practice test for Mini Test 3. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Pronunciation B: Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

Mini Test 3 Vocabulary List

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A:Today's lecture recording, lecture slides, and other handouts are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please follow the links to see more examples of public education campaigns (TV commercials) used in Australia. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 9 June midnight, summary = submit in class 10 June). Also, please prepare for the discussion. And, finally, please start preparing for the mid-semester exam on 17 June!

Pronunciation B: Please try this third practice test for Mini Test 2. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers. Mini Test 2 is next week (4 June) so please study!!

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework (Chapter 4): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to work on your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

Good luck!!

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Carnivorous Plants (word); Carnivorous Plants (pdf).

Here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Also, don't forget that we will have two tests next week:

1. Summary Test: The reading passage will be a new passage - not one that we have done in class. Please prepare by writing practice summaries based on the reading you have been doing for homework. Dictionaries will be allowed.

2. Vocabulary Test: This is based on the vocabulary list handed out in class. The English word will be written. You needed to write the Japanese meaning. Obviously, dictionaries are not allowed for this test!

Good luck!

Academic English A: The readings for next week's lecture on Health Issues in Australia are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please make sure you read them by next week's class.

Pronunciation B: Please try this second practice test for Mini Test 2. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework (Chapter 3): http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to start your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

Good luck!!

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Camouflage (word); Camouflage (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Camouflage Grammar Revision (pdf).

Also, here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A:Today's lecture recording, lecture slides, and other handouts are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 26 May midnight, summary = submit in class 27 May). Also, please prepare for the discussion.
Composition F: Read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by next week's class (May 23). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework! Good luck!
Pronunciation B: Here is the Saint Valentine Dictation recording. Please listen again for extra practice.
Pronunciation B: Please try this practice test for Mini Test 2. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Pronunciation B: Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Here is the vocabulary list for mini test 2 (Chapters 2 - 4).

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: The Bald Eagle (word); The Bald Eagle (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: The Bald Eagle Grammar Revision (pdf).

Try these extra vocabulary questions too. You can check the answers here.

Also, here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The readings for next week's lecture on Gender Equality in Australia are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please make sure you read them by next week's class.

外国研修D(英語):申込締切は5月28日(水)の18時。提出書類は申込書・承諾書・パスポートの顔写真ページの写しの3点です。(パスポートをまだ取得していない人は、パスポートの写しは後日提出してください。)提出先はサリバン研究室(不在の場合は研究室ドアのポストに投函してください。)不明な点がありましたら、サリバンまたは国際交流センターまで問い合わせてください。

説明会資料 (pdf)

申込書 (pdf)

承諾書 (pdf)

↓要注意↓

研修先の要望により、今回の外国研修D(英語)に関して、参加者人数には制限があります(最大36名まで)。申込者が36名に達した時点で募集を締め切ります。つまり、申込締切日は5月28日ですが、申込者の人数により、これより早く募集を締め切ることがあります。参加を希望している学生は早めに申込書等を提出してください。

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Flatfish (word); Flatfish (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Flatfish extra practice (pdf).

Try these extra vocabulary questions too. The answers are on the second page.

Also, here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: I hope you enjoyed today's class. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. The lecture slides have also been uploaded. Don't forget to take the quiz and write your summary by the deadlines (quiz = 12 May midnight, summary = submit in class 13 May). Also, please prepare for the discussion. Remember there is no class on 6 May - Enjoy your Golden Week break.
Pronunciation B: You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" again here. Click here for vowel sounds. Click here for consonant sounds. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at your handout (page 1). Please try to remember the phonetic symbols by next week, and revise the sounds. If you have any questions or problems, please contact me. Good luck!

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Lake Baikal (word); Lake Baikal (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Lake Baikal_extra practice (pdf).

Here is a copy of today's handout. Information about homework is on the first page.

Here is the vocabulary list for Vocabulary Test 1 - 3 June.

Don't forget to do your TOEFL Quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The recording of today's lecture/discussion is available from the Academic English A homepage if you want to listen to it again. Also, make sure you read Readings 1, 2 & 3 by next week's class.
Composition F: Read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by next week's class (April 25). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
TOEFL B: Here is the course outline and the TOEFL quiz from today's class.
Academic English A: I hope you enjoyed today's class. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. Don't forget to read your newspaper articles before the next class. Also, you need to email me by Friday 6pm if you will take the class. If you are a 1st year student you need my permission to register for this class. See you next week.
Composition F: Welcome to the class. I hope you find it useful and enjoying. Here is a pdf copy of the course outline and schedule. Please download the student profile form, save it with a new file name, fill it out in detail, and then email it to me as an attachment. If you can do this by the end of class, that is great. If not, please send it to me by 6pm Wednesday at the latest.
   
   
   
   
Academic English B: Hi everyone. I have uploaded today's lecture recording, as well as the lecture slides and handouts. You have until January 20 to do the quiz, and the summary is due on January 21. Please choose a presentation time asap, and, of course, keep preparing for your presentation! Good luck!!

TOEFL D: Here is are the handouts for your Campus Dialogue Project:

* Explanation (pdf)

* Question sheet (word)

TOEFL D: Here is the reflection handout (pdf) for today's Independent Speaking Test. Don't forget to submit this in class on the 14th of January.
Academic English B: Hi everyone. Good job with your discussions today! The readings for next week's lecture (which is our last lecture this semster) are now up on the AEB homepage. Please print out a copy if you missed today's class. Also, the presentations are coming up soon, so I hope everyone has started preparing. Please get in touch if you are having problems finding information.
TOEFL D: Hi everyone. Here is today's handout (Speaking 2). If you were absent, please print a copy. And, don't forget to take the quiz by 24 December (midnight). This week's quiz is for "Mini Test 2". If you don't have the textbook, and if you didn't make a copy of the Mini Tests, please use this handout. http://shimonoseki-online.net.
Academic English B: Hi everyone. I have uploaded today's lecture recording, as well as the lecture slides and handouts. You have until January 6 to do the quiz, and the summary is due on January 7. But try to get them finished early so that you can enjoy your holiday! Also, please email me sometime before the 7th of January with a report on your presentation preparation progress. Enjoy the break!!
TOEFL D: Hi everyone. Here is today's handout (Speaking 1). If you were absent, please print a copy. And, don't forget to take the quiz by 17 December (midnight). This week's quiz is for "Mini Test 1". If you don't have the textbook, and if you didn't make a copy of the Mini Tests, please use this handout. http://shimonoseki-online.net.
Academic English B: Hi everyone. Pdfs of the readings for next week's lecture on Water Issues in Australia are now up on the Academic English B homepage if you need them. Please read through them by next week's class.
TOEFL D: Hi everyone. Here is today's handout (Stance). If you were absent, please print a copy. And, don't forget to take the quiz by 9 December (midnight): http://shimonoseki-online.net
Academic B: Hi everyone. The answers for Quiz 3 are now available here. I have also re-opened the quizzes, so if you want to try them again you can here. I will finish checking your summaries by Friday 13:00, and will put them in my office box. So please come and collect them before next week's test. Best of luck preparing for the test!

Composition H: Here is your homework for next week. Please read the passage for Unit 11, and complete the reading comprehension and summary questions. Please be ready to submit your homework at 9am on December 6.

Also, don't forget that your second essay is also due next Friday (December 6), at 6pm. As always, please submit your planning documents to the kyomu box, and please email me your actual essay as an email attachment.

Good luck!

Unit 11 (pdf)

Homework Handout (pdf)

Composition D (EIGO D): Here are the ANSWERS to Vocabulary List 3. After you have tried to answer the questions yourself, please check your answers. Next, please make vocabulary cards for the words that you don't know or cannot remember easily. Good luck!!

Vocabulary List 3 Answers (pdf)

Vocabulary List 3 Questions (pdf)

TOEFL D: Hi everyone. Here is today's handout (Functions). If you were absent, please print a copy. And, don't forget to take the quiz by 2 December (midnight): http://shimonoseki-online.net
Academic English B: Hi everyone. I've uploaded the lecture slides, lecture recording, etc, from today's class. Please have a look at them if necessary. Don't forget your quiz and summary homework. Please also prepare for next week's discussion, and of course the upcoming mid-semester exam!

教養総合(11月25日):

愛と政治のパワーポイント(pdf)

戦争花嫁の映像

TOEFL D: Here is the lecture recording from today's oral summary test, if you need to listen to it again: TOEFL D Summary Exam S.A.D Lecture

Here is the reflection/self-evaluation form for the oral summary test: TOEFL D Summary Test Reflection and Self-Evaluation Form

Here is today's handout.

Please re-record your summary and complete your reflection/self-evaulation by November 26. Good luck!

Academic English B: Hi everyone. The readings for Lecture 3 have been uploaded.
英語D(作文):課題の説明資料等です。研究室前のポストにもプリントアウトしたものがありますので、今週11月6日の授業を休んだ人は、印刷するか、取りに来てください。課題の締め切りは11月21日です。分からないことがありましたら、連絡してくださいね。来週の授業(11月13日)は休講しますので、気を付けてください。次の授業は11月20日です。
TOEFL D: Hi everyone. Here is today's handout (Relationships). If you were absent, please print a copy. And, don't forget to take the quiz by 11 November (midnight): http://shimonoseki-online.net. The summary speaking test is NEXT TUESDAY (12 November) so please practice making oral summaries at home! Good luck!
TOEFL D: Hi everyone. Here is today's handout (Organization). If you were absent, please print a copy. And, don't forget to take the quiz by 4 November (midnight): http://shimonoseki-online.net. Also, here is last week's handout (Detail) for your reference. The summary speaking test is coming up soon, so please practice making oral summaries at home! Good luck!
Academic English B: Hi everyone. Good job today. I've uploaded the lecture slides, lecture recording, etc, from today's class. Please have a look at them if necessary. Don't forget your quiz and summary homework. Please also prepare for next week's discussion!.

Composition H: Here is your homework for next week. Please read the passage for Unit 4, and complete the reading comprehension and summary questions. Please be ready to submit your homework at 9am on November 1.

Also, don't forget that your first essay is also due next Friday, at 6pm. Just like the Spring Semester, please submit your planning documents to the kyomu box, and please email me your actual essay as an email attachment.

Good luck!

Unit 4 (pdf)

Homework Handout (pdf)

Composition D (EIGO D): Here are the ANSWERS to Vocabulary List 2. After you have tried to answer the questions yourself, please check your answers. Next, please make vocabulary cards for the words that you don't know or cannot remember easily. Good luck!!

Vocabulary List 2 Answers (pdf)

Vocabulary List 2 Questions (pdf)

Academic English B: Hi everyone. I have uploaded the newspaper articles which you need to read before next week's class. Also, for your reference I have uploaded the answers to the quiz for lecture 1. This may come in handy when preparing for the mid-semester exam. See you next week.
Composition H: You work for an inter-cultural communication consultancy company. Your company has been hired to write English-language instructions to teach foreigners about business customs in Japan. Your first task is to create a set of instructions explaining how to exchange business cards within Japanese business environments. You have been asked to include specific steps and advice (see this file). Your deadline to complete this task is Friday 18 October, 10:25. Please submit your work to your teacher before leaving. If you have any questions, please ask your teacher. Best of luck!
TOEFL D: Hi everyone. Here is today's handout. If you were absent, please print a copy. And, don't forget to take the quiz by 21 October (midnight): http://shimonoseki-online.net. If you don't know your username/password, please email me asap!! Also, you need the textbook & CD Disc 1 to do the quiz homework. If you have not received a CD, please come and get one as soon as possible!! Good luck!
Academic English B: Hi everyone. Good job today. I've uploaded the lecture slides, lecture recording, etc, from today's class. Please have a look at them if necessary. Don't forget your quiz and summary homework. And, most importantly (?), don't forget that our class is cancelled next week. So, I'll see you next on the 22nd of October.

TOEFL D: Here is today's handout. Don't forget to email me by Friday with your name, student number, and reason for taking the class. Also, please read about TOEFL (especially the listening and speaking questions) before next week.

TOEFL D Course Outline & Schedule (pdf)

Academic English B: You can access today's handouts from the Academic English B homepage. Don't forget to 1. Email me by Friday with your name, student number, and reason for taking the class; 2. Read the newspaper articles by next week's class. Good luck.

Composition H: Here is the course outline, and your homework for next week. Please read the passage for Unit 7, and complete the reading comprehension and summary questions. Please be ready to submit your homework at 9am on October 4. Good luck!

Course Outline & Schedule (pdf)

Unit 7 (pdf)

Homework Handout (pdf)

Composition D (EIGO D): Here are the ANSWERS to Vocabulary List 1. After you have tried to answer the questions yourself, please check your answers. Next, please make vocabulary cards for the words that you don't know or cannot remember easily. Good luck!!

Vocabulary List 1 Answers (pdf)

Composition D (EIGO D): Here are today's handouts. If you lose your copy, please print a new one.

Course Outline & Schedule (pdf)

Vocabulary List 1 Questions (pdf)

Free Writing Book (pdf)

 

   
   
   

Pronunciation B: Here are the vocabulary lists:

List 1 (Mini Test 2)

List 2 (Mini Test 3)

List 3 (Mini Test 4)

Academic English A: I have uploaded the quiz answers for Lecture 5 (The Death Penalty in Australia. You can access them from here: Academic English A homepage. Good luck with your final exam preparation!!!

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Demographic Change (word), Demographic Change (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And here is today's handout.

Pronunciation B: Please try this third practice test for Mini Test 4. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, here are the answers for Quiz 8 (Chapter 9).

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The recording of today's lecture/discussion is available from the Academic English A homepage if you want to listen to it again.
Composition F: Read this passage (Unit 6), and complete this handout (BOTH PAGES) by next week's class (July 5). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
Composition F: Please download and save this file to your computer. We will be using this file today to practice "how to rewrite essays".

Pronunciation B: Please try this second practice test for Mini Test 4. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, here are the answers for Quiz 7 (Chapter 8).

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The reading for next week's lecture is now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please make sure you read these articles before next week's class.

Pronunciation B: Please try this practice test for Mini Test 4. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, here are the answers for Quiz 6 (Chapter 7).

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Pronunciation B: Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

Mini Test 4 Vocabulary List

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Academic English A: The recording of today's lecture/discussion is available from the Academic English A homepage if you want to listen to it again.
Compositon F: Please read this passage about "Christmas". Underline "adjective-noun" combinations, and circle "noun-noun" combinations.

Pronunciation B: Please try this third practice test for Mini Test 3. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Please study hard for next week's mini-test!

Also, here are the answers for Quiz 5 (Chapter 6).

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Autism (word), Autism (pdf).

Please try these questions for homework for some extra language practice: Autism Grammar Practice (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And here is today's handout.

Academic English A: Copies of this week's readings (for the next lecture on elderly people in Australia) are now up on the Academic English A homepage. Please make sure you read through them before next week's class.
Pronunciation B: Here is the information about the second portfolio. Good luck!

Pronunciation B: Please try this second practice test for Mini Test 3. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, here are the answers for Quiz 4 (Chapter 5).

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Tiger Moths (word) or Tiger Moths (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice:Tiger Moths Extra Grammar Practice (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework for Reading Exercise 7: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And here is the handout from today's class.

Pronunciation B: Please try this practice test for Mini Test 3. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, here are the answers for Quiz 3 (Chapter 4).

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Pronunciation B: Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 5, 6, and 7. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

Mini Test 3 Vocabulary List

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The recording of today's lecture/discussion is available from the Academic English A homepage if you want to listen to it again.

1. Make sure you complete the quiz by next Monday (midnight) and write your summary. Please type your summary, print out a copy, and submit it during class next Tuesday.

2. Please pick up last week's summary from my office box from Thursday morning.

3. It is also a good idea to prepare for next week's discussion. The discussion questions are available here. Try to watch some of the public education commercials if you have time. You can see them here.

4. The mid-semester exam is on 11 June. Please start preparing!

Composition F: Read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by next week's class (May 31). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!

Pronunciation B: Please try this third practice test for Mini Test 2. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers. Mini Test 2 is next week (29 May) so please study!!

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Here are the answers for Quiz 1 (Chapter 2) and Quiz 2 (Chapter 3).

And, don't forget to work on your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

Good luck!!

TOEFL B: Here is an example summary for Carnivorous Plants. Good luck preparing for your test next week. Don't forget to bring a dictionary.

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Carnivorous Plants (word); Carnivorous Plants (pdf).

Here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Also, don't forget that we will have our summary test next week. The reading passage will be a new passage - not one that we have done in class. Please prepare by writing practice summaries based on the reading you have been doing for homework. Good luck!

Academic English A: I've uploaded the answers for the first and second quizzes. Let me know if there are any problems. Also, don't forget to do the readings for the next lecture. Copies of these are also available from the Academic English A Homepage.
Composition F: During today's class, please type the handwritten passage on page 4 of this document, in Times New Roman size 11. When you have finsished, save your document with an appropriate file name. Finally, email your document as an attachment to me. Be sure to include an appropriate subject line and to write an appropriate email message. Once you have finished this, you can spend the rest of the class working on your essay plan and essay. Good luck.

Pronunciation B: Please try this second practice test for Mini Test 2. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

And, don't forget to start your portfolio! If you lose your handout, you can download and print a new one here.

Good luck!!

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Camouflage (word); Camouflage (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Camouflage Grammar Revision (pdf).

Also, here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The recording of today's lecture/discussion is available from the Academic English A homepage if you want to listen to it again. Make sure you complete the quiz by next Monday (midnight) and write your summary. Please type your summary, print out a copy, and submit it during class next Tuesday. It is also a good idea to prepare for next week's discussion. The discussion questions are available here.
Pronunciation B: Please try this practice test for Mini Test 2. There are 30 words. They are said twice. Please listen, write down the words in English (with correct spelling) and also write the Japanese meaning. When you have finished check your answers.

Pronunciation B: Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for Chatpers 2, 3, and 4. Please listen to the files, and confirm the pronunciation of each word. Good luck!!

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Also, don't forget to do you quiz homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: The Bald Eagle (word); The Bald Eagle (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: The Bald Eagle Grammar Revision (pdf).

Try these extra vocabulary questions too. You can check the answers here.

Also, here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: Please make sure you read the three newspaper articles before next week's class on "Gender Equality in Australia". If you missed class today or have misplaced your copy, you can find a pdf copy here.

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Flatfish (word); Flatfish (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Flatfish extra practice (pdf).

Try these extra vocabulary questions too. You can check the answers here.

Also, here is a copy of today's handout.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The recording of today's lecture/discussion is available from the Academic English A homepage if you want to listen to it again. Make sure you complete the quiz by next Monday (midnight) and write your summary. Please type your summary, print out a copy, and submit it during class next Tuesday. It is also a good idea to prepare for next week's discussion. The discussion questions are available here.

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Lake Baikal (word); Lake Baikal (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Lake Baikal_extra practice (pdf).

Here is a copy of today's handout. Information about homework is on the first page.

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: The recording of today's lecture/discussion is available from the Academic English A homepage if you want to listen to it again. Also, make sure you read Readings 1 & 2 by next week's class. Read Reading 3 if you want some extra practice.
Composition F: Read this passage, and complete this handout (both pages) by next week's class (April 26). I'll be checking your homework at 9am so don't be late! If you have any questions about the homework, please contact me as early as possible. In other words, don't wait until the last minute to start your homework!
Pronunciation B: You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" again here. Click here for vowel sounds. Click here for consonant sounds. I recommend that you listen and shadow while looking at your handout (page 1). Please try to remember the phonetic symbols by next week, and revise the sounds. If you have any questions or problems, please contact me. Good luck!
Academic English A: I hope you enjoyed today's class. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. Don't forget to read your newspaper articles before the next class. Also, you need to email me by Tuesday 6pm if you will take the class. If you are a 1st year student you need my permission to register for this class. See you next week.
Composition F: Welcome to the class. I hope you find it useful and enjoying. Here is a pdf copy of the course outline and schedule. Please download the student profile form, save it with a new file name, fill it out in detail, and then email it to me as an attachment. If you can do this by the end of class, that is great. If not, please send it to me by 6pm Wednesday at the latest.
   
   
   
Academic English B: Hi all. You can now find the lecture recording. lecture slides, and handout from today's class on Multiculturalism in Australia at the Academic English B Homepage. Don't forget to complete the quiz and summary for homework.
Academic English B: Hi all. You can now find the lecture recording. lecture slides, and handout from today's class on Water Issues in Australia at the Academic English B Homepage. Don't forget to complete the quiz and summary for homework.
Composition D: Here are the answers to the vocabulary questions. After answering the questions, check your answers. Then, make word cards for the words that you don't know, or cannot remember easily. Continue to study these words for the 19 December vocabulary test. Good luck!
TOEFL D: If you need to listen to the lecture on S.A.D again, here it is: TOEFL D Summary Exam S.A.D Lecture
Composition D: Here are the answers to the vocabulary questions. After answering the questions, check your answers. Then, make word cards for the words that you don't know, or cannot remember easily. Continue to study these words for the 21 November vocabulary test. Good luck!
Academic English B: I'm sorry we ran out of time at today's lecture on "Suicide in Australia". I hope we can talk about the points about "area of residence" and "aboriginal status" in more detail at next week's discussion. The lecture and handouts, etc, have been uploaded. Please use this as necessary to prepare for the quiz (deadline next Monday at midnight) and the summary (due in class next week). Also, please read through the discussion questions and think about your ideas and opinions in advance. Best of luck!
Composition H: Use this file for today's business writing practice.
Academic English B: I have uploaded the handout on "Researching in English".
Composition D: Here are the answers to the vocabulary questions. After answering the questions, check your answers. Then, make word cards for the words that you don't know, or cannot remember easily. Continue to study these words for the 24 October vocabulary test. Good luck! Answers
Academic English B: I hope you enjoyed today's lecture on "Discrimination in the Voting System in Australia". You can find the lecture recording, lecture slides, and other documents from the Academic English B page. Please come see me to get the lecture handout. Don't forget to complete the quiz by Monday midnight, and to submit your typed summary in class next Tuesday. Also, read through the discussion questions and prepare for next week's discussion.
Academic English B: Welcome to the course. You can get copies of the course outline, today's introductory lecture on Compulsory Voting in Australia, and today's lecture handout from the Academic English B page. Please come see me to get the newspaper articles which need to be read before next week's class.

Composition H: Please open this file for today's class work. Don't forget to rename and save the file.

Please read Chapter 7 of your textbook, and complete this activity for homework. Homework is due at precisely 9am 28 September.

Here is the course outline for Composition H.

   
   
   

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Demographic Change (pdf)

Don't forget your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

And your blog homework: http://shidaitoefl2012.wordpress.com/?“Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Children should begin learning a foreign language as soon as they start school. Use specific reasons and examples to support your position” (school = elementary school)

Please take particular care this week when writing your topic sentences, concluding sentences, and conclusion.

Academic English A: You can now access the lecture recordings, power point presentation, and handouts from the Academic English A homepage. As always, please complete the quiz and summary by the respective deadlines. And, please start preparing for your debate.

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Lions (pdf).

Please try the vocabulary activity on page 3 of this file.

Don't forget your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

And your blog homework: http://shidaitoefl2012.wordpress.com/ "A company has announced that it wishes to build a large factory near your community. Discuss the advantages AND disadvantages of this for your community. Do you support or oppose the factory? Explain your position." (factory = 工場)

Academic English A: Hi all. Today's lecture recording and power point presentation are now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please listen to the lecture and go through the power point presentation again as necessary. Copies of today's handouts are also available. Don't forget to complete the quiz, and write your summary for homework. Please also prepare for next week's discussion. It's really important to think of your opinion in advance -- this will help you enjoy the discussion more. So, please read through the questions and think of your opinion before the next class.
Composition F: Open and save this file, and then follow the instructions to rewrite it. You will need to look under the 校閲 menu of word to help you with this.

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Autism (pdf).

Please try these questions for homework for some extra language practice: Austism Grammar Practice (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

And your blog homework: http://shidaitoefl2012.wordpress.com/ "Some people believe that university students should be required to attend classes. Others believe that going to classes should be optional for students. Which point of view do you agree with? Use specific reasons and detail to explain your answer."

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Tiger Moths (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice:Tiger Moths Extra Grammar Practice (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

And your blog homework: http://shidaitoefl2012.wordpress.com/ “Some people think it is good for children to grow up in the countryside. Others think it is better for children to grow up in big cities. What is your opinion? Use specific reasons and details to explain your answer.”

Academic English A: Today's lecture recording is now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please listen to it again as necessary. Copies of today's handouts are also available. Don't forget to complete the quiz, and write your summary for homework. Please also prepare for next week's discussion. Finally, don't forget about our upcoming mid-semester exam. This exam is worth 20% of your grade, and will test you on the content we have covered in class so far. So, please start preparing! The test will be on the 12th of June. Best of luck.

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Carnivorous Plants (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

Also, don't forget that we will have our summary test next week. The reading passage will be a new passage - not one that we have done in class. Please prepare by writing practice summaries based on the reading you have been doing for homework. If you would like me to check your summary, please email it to me, or bring me a copy, by next Monday at the latest. Good luck!

TOEFL B:

Please open this file for today's reading practice: Camouflage (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Camouflage Grammar Revision (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: Today's lecture recording is now available from the Academic English A homepage. Please listen to it again as necessary. Copies of today's handouts are also available. Don't forget to complete the quiz, and write your summary. Please also prepare for next week's discussion. Good luck!

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: The Bald Eagle (word); The Bald Eagle (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: The Bald Eagle Grammar Revision (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Flatfish (word); Flatfish (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Flatfish extra practice (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: Hi all. Good job in class today. Everyone did a good job at analyzing the data. Click here for today's lecture recording. Don't forget to do your homework too: 1. Answer the quiz; 2. Write your summary; 3. Prepare for next week's discussion. Good luck!

TOEFL B:

Please open one of these files for today's reading practice: Lake Baikal (word); Lake Baikal (pdf).

Please try these questions for extra language practice: Lake Baikal_extra practice (pdf).

Don't forget to do your reading homework: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net/

Academic English A: Click here for the recording of today's lecture. Don't forget to answer the lecture questions and read the 2 articles before next week's class. If you were absent from class, please come to my office to get the articles.
Pronunciation B: You can listen to the "phonetic symbols and sounds" again here. Click here for vowel sounds. Click here for consonant sounds.
Academic English A: I hope you enjoyed today's class. You can listen to today's lecture again from here. Don't forget to read your newspaper articles before the next class. Also, you need to email me by Friday if you will take the class. See you next week.
Composition F: If you missed today's class (13 April), you need to download this file and complete the handout before the next class. To complete the handout you first need to thoroughly read Unit 1 of your textbook. I will be checking homework at precisely 9am. If you are late for class you will not get full marks for your homework, even if you have completed it. If you have any problems downloading the handout, come and see me and I'll give you a copy. See you next week in class.
Composition F: Welcome to the class. I hope you find it useful and enjoying. Please download this student profile, save it with a new file name, fill it out in detail, and then email it to me as an attachment by Monday 5pm.
   
   
   
People who are respected in Japan: Movie 1: Hayao Miyazaki (by Asuka, Mika, Rika and Yusuke). Watch it here! Leave your comments here.
People who are respected in Japan: Movie 2: Akira Ikegami (by Junichi, Kaori and Yukie). Watch it here! Leave your comments here.
People who are respected in Japan: Movie 3: Mao Asada (by Shiori, Takahiro and Yukari). Watch it here! Leave your comments here.
教養総合H:コレット先生とスワンソン先生の講義(録音したファイル)をアップしました。コレット先生の講義メモも観覧可能になりました。
Academic English B: Hi all. I have uploaded a video giving some tips on how to give a presentation in English. I hope it will help you prepare. If you have ay questions, don't hesitate to get in touch. Best of luck with your preparation.
Academic Engilsh B: Apologies for the delay in making these available. Here are the lecture recording and handout. The quiz will be available soon!
Academic English B: Hi all. The lecture and handouts from today's class have been uploaded. If you would like to listen again for your revision, please do so. If you were absent from today's class, please make sure that you listen to the lecture, look through the handouts, take the quiz, write your summary, and think about the discussion questions before the next class. I will return your mid-semester exams at next week's class.
教養総合H:課題の表紙をアップしました。
Academic English B: Please access the class page to listen to today's lecture. Copies of the handouts are also available there. Don't forget to pick up your summary from the last class (suicide in Australia) from my office from Thursday. Also, please complete the quiz by next Monday midnight, and be ready to submit your summary during class next week. Our mid-semester exam will be in 2 weeks' time, so please start revising for that!
TOEFL D: If you need to listen to the lecture on S.A.D again, here it is: TOEFL D Summary Exam S.A.D Lecture
Academic English B: Hi all. Today's lecture recording has now been uploaded. Don't forget that there will be no class next Tuesday. Please complete the quiz by next next Monday (midnight) and be ready to submit your summary in class next next Tuesay. Also, please think about the discussion questions in advance. Enjoy your week.
Academic English B: Hi everyone. Today's lecture has been uploaded. Please listen to it again if necessary. Today's lecture may have been a bit confusing. If there is anything you don't understand, don't hesitate to contact me. Please answer the quiz questions by next Monday (midnight) and then submit your summary in class. I'm looking forward to our discussion next week.
Composition H: Please open and save this file for today's class: checked_EIGOH_Essay1(Ken Watanabe)
Academic English B: Hi all. I have uploaded pdfs of the course outline and today's handout. I also uploaded the recording of today's lecture. Please listen to it again if you like. Also, don't forget to email me with your details when you have decided to definitely take Academic English B! Have a good week, and don't forget to do your readings before the next class.
教養総合Hのページを作りました。左のメニューからアクセスを!
   
   
   
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: Demographic Change (word), Demographic Change (pdf). Don't forget to prepare for next week's essay exam!
特別講義A:Hi all. Today's lecture recording and handouts are now available from the 特別講義A Homepage. Don't forget to answer the online quiz and write your lecture summary by the deadlines. Also, your debates are coming up soon, so please definitely organize times with your group to get together to research and prepare!
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: Lions (word),Lions (pdf). Try the questions on the 3rd page of the file for bonus vocabulary practice!!
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: New World Epidemics (word), New World Epidemics (pdf).
特別講義A:Today's lecture recording and handouts have been uploaded to the 特別講義A Homepage. Don't forget to answer the online quiz and write your lecture summary by the deadlines. Also, don't foget to watch the public education advertisements before the discussion! Follow the links from the 特別講義A Homepage.
Composition F: Open the file, and correct the errors which have been commented on.
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: Autism (word), Autism (pdf). Try the questions on the 2nd page of the file for extra grammary practice!!
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: Tiger Moths (word), Tiger Moths (pdf). Try the questions on the 2nd page of the file for extra grammary practice!!! You can use the "Brainstorming Chart" to help you think of ideas for your essays (blog homework).
特別講義A:Today's lecture recording and handouts have been uploaded to the 特別講義A Homepage. Don't forget to answer the online quiz and write your lecture summary by the deadlines. It's also a good idea to read through the discussion questions in advance, so you can think about your opinions and ideas - this will help you to enjoy the discussion more!
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: Carnivorous Plants (word), Carnivorous Plants (pdf). Don't forget to prepare for next week's summary test by practicing to write summaries!!!
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: Camouflage (word), Camouflage (pdf). Try the questions on the 2nd page of the file for extra grammary practice!!!
特別講義A:Today's lecture recording and handouts have been uploaded to the 特別講義A Homepage. Don't forget to answer the online quiz and write your lecture summary by the deadlines.
TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: The Bald Eagle (word), The Bald Eagle (pdf). Try the questions in the 2nd page of each file for extra practice.

TOEFL B: Please open this file for today's reading practice: Flatfish (word), Flatfish (pdf). Try these questions for extra practice: Flatfish Grammar Review (pdf).

特別講義A:Today's lecture recording and handuots have been uploaded to the 特別講義A Homepage. Don't forget to answer the online quiz and write your lecture summary by the deadlines.
特別講義A:Today's lecture recording and handouts have been uploaded to the 特別講義A Homepage. Don't forget to do your readings before next week's class.
TOEFL B: Pleaes open this file for today's reading practice: Lake Baikal (word), Lake Baikal (pdf)
英語F(作文):Please download the student profile file, fill it out, save it with a new file name, and email it to me as an attachment by Monday 5pm.
特別講義A:Hi everyone who came today. The 特別講義A Homepage for 2011 is now up and running. Please access the page for the lecture recordings, handouts, etc.
   
特別講義B: Hi everyone. Thanks for persevering with the longish lecture today! And thanks for contributing your ideas and thoughts to the lecture! You can access the lecture recording and various handous from the 特別講義B Homepage. Don't forget to also take the quiz (by the 20th of December, Midnight) and write your summary (due in class on the 21st of December). Good luck!
特別講義B: Hi everyone. The lecture recording and handouts from today's lecture on Indigenous Australians are available from the 特別講義B Homepage. I'm sorry that we ran out of time today, but I hope you enjoyed your discussion. Don't forget that next week is a public holiday. You should take the quiz by midnight 29 November, and submit your summary in class on the 30th of November. Best of luck.
Composition H: Please use this file for today's group writing practice. How to Exchange Business Cards in Japan - An Instruction Manual
英語演習D: Hi everyone. Here is the recording from today's oral summary exam. Please listen to it again if necessary. Good luck. S.A.D Lecture

特別講義B: Hi guys. You can listen again to today's lecture on Australia's Water Problem by accessing the recording from the 特別講義B Homepage. You can also find copies of today's handouts. Don't forget to take the quiz (http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net) and write your summary. And don't forget to think about next week's discussion questions too.

特別講義B: I've uploaded today's lecture on Discrimination in the Voting System in Australia. You can access this and some of today's handouts from the 特別講義B Homepage. See me of copies of the other handouts. Also, don't forget to do your quiz (http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net) and summary homework, and please also prepare for next week's discussion.
英語H(作文): Hi everyone. Here are the files you need for today's class. First, please open: CHECKEDken_watanabe_essay1(EIGOH). LATER, you may also need to use ken_watanabe_essay1(EIGOH).
特別講義B: Hi everyone. I've uploaded the lecture recording and handouts from today's lecture on Compulsory Voting in Australia to the 特別講義B Homepage.. There's no homework for next week, but you need to read the newspaper articles which I handed out in class. Please see me if you need a copy. Good luck.
   
   
   
特別講義A: Hi everyone. The materials and lecture recording from yesterday's class have been uploaded: 特別講義A Homepage. As always, this week's homework is to take the online lecture quiz as well as to write your lecture summary. Looking forward to the discussion next week. All the best!
特別講義A: Hi all. The materials and lecture recording from today have been upload. Don't forget that in addition to your lecture quiz and summary homework, I would also like you to watch several commercials on the topics we talked about in today's class. the links can be found at the 特別講義A Homepage. All the best!
特別講義A: Hi all. I've uploaded the lecture recording and handout documents for today's lecture on the Death Penalty in Australia. You can access them at the 特別講義A homepage. Please use them as necessary. Also, the lecture quiz is also now available: http://quiz.shimonoseki-online.net. Don't forget about your quiz and summary homework, and try to prepare for next week's dicussion by thinking about your opinions about the discussion questions. Also, please start studying for next next week's mid-semester exam. I know there's a lot of work to do, but please hang in there!
特別講義A: Hi everyone. I hope you enjoyed today's lecture on Gender Equality in Australia, and I'm looking forward to our discussion next week. Don't forget your homework (quiz and summary). You can find the lecture recording, slides, handouts (in color) and the handout for next week's discussion at the 特別講義A homepage. Let me know if you have problems.
特別講義A: Hi everyone. I hope you found today's lecture looking at young Australians who are not fully engaged in work or study interesting. Don't forget that your homework for this week is the lecture quiz and the lecture summary. You can find the lecture recording, slides and handouts at the 特別講義A homepage. Please get in contact if you have any problems.
特別講義A:Hi everyone. I hope you enjoyed today's introduction lecture looking at the National Curriculum issue in Australia. You do not have any homework this week, but the lecture recording and handouts are available from the 特別講義A homepage so please check it out if you like. Don't forget to email me with your name and student number so I can make your username and password for the lecture quizzes.
   
   
   
特別講義B:Hi everyone. I hope today's lecture on Recent Trends in Suicide in Australia helped you to understand the current situation in Australia, and the similarities and differences to the situation in Japan. I've uploaded the lecture recording, the lecture handout and bigger copies of the lecture slides to the 特別講義B homepage. Please use these materials as necessary when preparing your lecture summaries. Also, don't forget to take the lecture quiz at www.noise.as/quiz before attempting to write your lecture summary. Please read through the discussion questions ahead of next week's discussion so you can think about your opinions and ideas in advance. Best of luck.
特別講義B:Please click here for today's lesson on "How to give a poster presentation".

特別講義B:Hi everyone. I hope you learned something from today's lecture on the Disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and the Historical Context. I've uploaded the lecture recording and the lecture handout to the 特別講義B homepage. If necessary, please listen to the lecture again. This may help you when preparing for your summary. Don't forget your quiz and summary homework too. And please prepare for next week's discussion by reading through the discussion questions. Best of luck.

特別講義B:Hi everyone. I hope you found today's lecture on Water Problems in Australia interesting. I've uploaded the lecture recording and the lecture handout to the 特別講義B homepage. If necessary, please listen to the lecture again. This may help you when preparing for your summary. Don't forget your quiz and summary homework, and please also read through the discussion questions for next week.
特別講義B:Hi everyone. I hope you enjoyed today's lecture on Discrimination in voting system in Australia. The recording of today's lecture is now available at the 特別講義B homepage. Please listen to it again, as necessary. Also, don't forget your quiz and summary homework, and please read through and think about the discussion questions before next week's class. Best of luck.
特別講義B:Hi everyone. I hope you enjoyed today's lecture on Compulsory voting in Australia. I've put the recording of today's lecture on the 特別講義B page, so if you would like to listen to it again, please do so. Remeber that there is no quiz/summary homework this week, but please read the newspaper articles handed out in class today before next week's lecture.
特別講義B:See the 特別講義B page for recordings, handouts and other information.
   
   
   
Japan: A Travel Guide Project. This is a short-term video project my 2nd year special practical English class worked on for two lessons this semester. If you are interested please check it out here (big screen) or here (small screen). We are also asking for people's comments, and for people to choose the city they are most interested in visiting based on watching the movie (Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima or Shimonoseki). Please leave any comments at http://chatathon2009.blogspot.com. Thanks, Kris.
特別講義A: Hi everyone. Here is the recording of today's lecture on "Disadvantage and Inequality in Australian Society". I know you are busy preparing for your discussion presentations, but please aim to have your summaries finished by next week.
特別講義A: Hi everyone. Please click here for the recording of today's lecture on "Current Health Issues in Australia". Good luck with your summaries.
特別講義A: Hi everyone. Please click here for the links to the public education announcements you need to watch before next week's discussion.
特別講義A: Hi everyone. Click here for the recording of today's lecture on the Death Penalty in Australia.
特別講義A: Hi everyone. You can access today's lecture on Gender Equality in Australia here. Also, don't forget next week's vocabulary test! I recommend trying the online quizzes to help with your test revision: http://www.noise.as/quiz.
特別講義A: Hi everyone. Here is the recording of today's lecture on "Issues in the Australian Education System". Please listen to it for your general revision, and to help you with writing your lecture summary. Remember that your lecture summary should be typed and in report style (not bullet points) and should be submitted at the beginning of next week's class (28 April). If you have any questions, please let me know.
特別講義A:Hi everyone. I hope you enjoyed today's class. Here is the recording of today's mini-lecture on "Issues in the Australian Education System". Remember you DO NOT have to write a lecture summary this week. But please listen to the lecture again for your own revision.
特別講義A: The vocabulary lists have been uploaded here. Best of luck with your vocabulary study. Remember the 1st vocabulary test is on May 19, the 2nd June 9 and the 3rd June 30.
英語B(作文):この授業では教科書を使わないことにしました。最初の授業でこの春学期に主に使うプリントをまとめて渡しますので、フォルダーを買ってプリントをきれいに整理してください。
   
   
   
   
   
特別講義B: In today's class we will watch a video introducing some useful language for your poster presetations. You can view it here.
特別講義B: Here is the recording of today's lecture on Suicide in Australia.
特別講義B: Hi everyone. I'm very sorry about the delay in uploading the lecture recordings from Tuesday's lecture. Here they are. Best of luck!
特別講義B: Here is the recording of yesterday's lecture on Water Problems in Australia Today (parts 1 and 2). Please listen to the lecture again to help with writing your lecture summary. Best of luck!
特別講義B: If you want to practice your class discussion skills please check out this movie at the Academic English B Homepage!
特別講義B: Here is the recording of today's lecture on Discrimination in the Voting System in Australia and the lecture memos. Please listen to the lecture again to help you write your lecture summary.
特別講義B: Here is the recording of today's lecture on Compulsory Voting in Australia. Please listen to it again for your revision.
特別講義B: The vocabulary lists for this semester have been uploaded to the class homepage. You can access them here.
   
特別講義A: Here is the recording of today's lecture on Inequalities in Australian Society. Please listen to it again for your revision. Best of luck with your summary. And don't forget to keep preparing for your discussion presentation.
特別講義A: Please check out these public information advertisements before next week's discussion.
特別講義A: Here is the recording of today's lecture on Current Health Issues in Australia. Please listen to it again for your revision. Best of luck with writing your lecture summary.
About Kris has been updated (08/06/03)
特別講義A:Here is the recording of today's lecture on the Death Penalty in Australia. Please listen to the lecture again for your revision, and don't forget to write your lecture summary.
特別講義A:Here is the recording of today's lecture on Gender Equality in Australia. Please listen to it again and start working on your summyar (Due 27 May).
特別講義A:Here is the recording of the lecture from Tuesday's class (4/22). Please listen to it again for your revision. Also, don't forget that your summary is due on May the first.
特別講義A:Here is the recording of the lecture from Tuesday's class. Please listen to it again for your revision.
クリスが担当する科目の教科書の知らせ♪
シラバスに「教科書が未定」になっている科目についてですが、詳細が決まりましたので、お知らせします:
英語B(1年生):Writing to Communicate 1 (Paragraphs) - Cynthia A. Boardman
英語F(2年生):Get it Write - Yasuhiro Ichikawa & Peter Serafin
英語演習b:教科書を使わないことにしました。授業でプリントを配布します。
※教科書は学内の生協から購入できます※
   
   
   
特殊講義B→ Here are the phrases we thought about which will be helpful when preparing your summary for the final exam.
英語実習h→ Here is your final radio program RECRUIT RADIO (Version 2). Please listen to it again and write your self and group evaluation. Don't forget to submit your report, evaluation and survey by the 14th of February!! WELL DONE GUYS!!
英語実習h→ Here is RECRUIT RADIO (Version 1). Please listen and think about your performance, and the group's overall performance.
特殊講義B→ Here is the recording of today's lecture on Suicide in Australia.
特殊講義B→ Click here to watch "How To Give A Poster Presentation".
英語実習h→ Here is the final recording of your "Shidai News". Please listen again and evaluate your performance (indiviual and group). How was it compared to the earlier recording? How do you think you improved? What do you think you need to keep working on?
英語実習j (4年生)→Here are the recordings for the next vocabulary test (December 13th): Pages 30-31 and Pages 32-33.
英語実習j (4年生)→ Here are the recordings for the vocabulary test: Pages 26-27 and Pages 28-29. Sorry about the delay.
特殊講義B→ Here is the recording of today's lecture on Disparities between Indigenous Australians and non-Indigenous Australians. (07/11/15)
英語実習h→ Here is today's Shidai News recording. Please listen and think about your performance, and the overall group performance.
特殊講義B→ Here is the video "How to have a discussion in English" (07/11/07)
特殊講義B→ Here is the recording of today's lecture on Water Problems in Australia (07/11/01).
英語実習j (4年生)→ Here are the recordings for the vocabulary test: Pages 22-23 and Pages 24-25.
特殊講義B→The recording and summary of today's lecture (07/10/11) on Discimination and Voting Rights in Australia's Past and Present has been uploaded. Click here.
特殊講義B→Here is the recording of Thursday's lecture (07/10/04) on Compulsory Voting in Australia.
 
   
   
特殊講義A→Here is the recording of today's lecture on English as an International Language.
第21回国際交流セミナーは7月13日(金)に梅光学院大学で行われます。タイトルは「留学生との異文化交流」。第一部では、中国・韓国・オーストラリア・台湾からの留学生に発表や演奏をしていただきます。第二部では、座談会を行います。各国のお菓子や飲み物をいただきながら、留学生とディスカッション。詳細はこちらを御覧下さい。
特殊講義A→Here is the recording of Thursday's lecture on the death penalty in Australia.
英語実習4年生→ Here are the recordings of the vocabulary for the next vocabulary test (21 June).
特殊講義A→The 3rd vocabulary list has been uploaded. You can access it here.
About Kris has been updated.
第20回国際交流セミナーは6月15日(金)に梅光学院大学で行われます。タイトルは「カンボジアの農村地域における妊産婦ケアへのとりくみ」、講師はJOCSカンボジア担当の諏訪恵子さんです。詳細はこちらを御覧ください。
特殊講義A→The shorter version of Thursday's lecture has been uploaded. You can access it here.
特殊講義A→Today's lecture on Youth and Unemployment in Australia is now available. You can access it here.
特殊講義A→The 2nd vocabulary list has been uploaded. You can access it here.
特別英語実習d(二年生): Here are you recordings from class. Please listen again and write your feedback for homework.
特殊講義A→Here's the link for the vocabulary quiz: http://noise.as/quiz
特殊講義A→The first vocabulary list is available from my office or here online. Please start studying for the first test on the 17th of May. Check here for the first vocabulary quiz next week! (07/04/27).
特殊講義A→Please listen to today's lecture again on Australian University Students and Financial Problems (07/04/26).
特殊講義A→Please listen to today's lecture on the Education System in Australia (07/04/19)
英語実習4年生:Here is the Vocabulary List files for your pronunciation practice.
特殊講義A→Please listen to today's practice lecture on Education in Australia. (07/04/14)
第18回国際交流セミナーが4月27日(金)18:30〜20:00、梅光学院大学の1階S-1教室で行われます。テーマは「海外での安全最策について〜あなたの危機管理はだいじょうぶ?〜」です。詳しい内容はここをクリックしてください。
About Kris - updated (07/04/05)
Links - updated (07/04/05)
   
   
 
特殊講義B:Click here for final exam details and a summary example.
特殊講義B:Practice tests (and answers) for this week's Vocabulary Test 3 (21 December) have been uploaded. Check them out HERE. Please contact me if you have any questions.
特殊講義B:The lecture from last week's class has been uploaded. Please listen if you were absent from the class. Please listen again for revision even if you were present. Listen here.
英語実習1年生:Here is the listening homework for this week. Please listen and email me your answers by Friday!! LISTEN!!
特殊講義B:Practice tests (and answers) for next week's Vocabulary Test 3 (21st December) have been uploaded. Check them out HERE. I will add another practice test next week. So please use this practice test for your study now. Good luck with your study, and please ask if you have any questions. (06/12/11).
特別英語実習2回生:Here is the "Plane Ticket Enquiry/Reservation" Listening Acitivity. Please listen again and complete the dictation activity. LISTEN
特殊講義B:Vocabulary lists for Vocabulary Test 3 have been uploaded. Please download and print your list from HERE
特殊講義B:Last week's lecture has been uploaded. Please listen to it again for revision.
特殊講義B:Practice tests (and answers) for next week's Vocabulary test have been uploaded. Check them out HERE. Please use them for your study. Also, don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions regarding Vocab Test 1. Good luck with your study!!
特別英語実習1回生:Here is the recipe listening practice we started in class. Please finish listening to it for homework!
 
How to Make Quiche (wma形式)
How to Make Quiche (mp3形式)
市民大学:8日の黒板メモ: phone enquiry (word file)
英語実習h: Shidai News Volume Two!!! Listen HERE
特別英語実習2回生:Speaking Practice Recordings (Graphs) have been uploaded. Please listen to them HERE.
特殊講義B: ☆Vocabulary Test List 2 is now available HERE
About Kris - updated 06/11/13
英語実習f: You can listen to today's "phone enquiry" conversation HERE. Please listen again before next week's class. We will go through the answers next week. (06/11/08)
特殊講義B:Practice tests for next week's Vocabulary test have been uploaded. Check them out HERE
特殊講義B:Today's lecture has been uploaded. Listen to it again HERE
英語実習h: Shidai News Volume One!!! Listen HERE!!
特殊講義B:☆Vocabulary Test Lists are now available online

特殊講義B:The topic of this week's lecture is the history of Australia-Japan relations. Please check out the following websites for some general background information:

Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

http://www.dfat.gov.au/geo/japan/japan_brief_bilateral.html

MOFA, Japan-Australia Relatios http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/australia/index.html
2006 Australia-Japan Year of Exchange http://www.yoe.australia.or.jp/english/
Charles Sturt University Speech: Australia-JapanRelations: A History of Two Centuries and Tomorros http://www.sydney.au.emb-japan.go.jp/CGCharlesSturt.pdf

特別英語実習2回生:Here are your class presentations from last week. Please listen to them for your own feedback. (06/10/30).

Boys  
mp3 file windows media file
Girls  
mp3 file windows media file
   
英語実習h: DJ Naoki & DJ Kazuki files have been uploaded. Please listen and prepare your comments for next week's class (Sorry it's late) (06/10/21)
特殊講義B: The recordings from this week's lecture have been uploaded. I uploaded both recordings. Please listen again if you were absent or if you wish to revise. HOMEWORK: prepare for next week's class. Read the article you were given in class. Summarise it. You will need to present it to your group member's in next week's class. Prepare any questions you have from the lecture. PEOPLE WHO WERE ABSENT: you must collect an article from me & you must listen to the lecture before class. (06/10/21)
特別英語実習1回生:Here is the file of the listening we did in class 06/10/13. Listen to it again for revision!
   
☆☆Some vocabulary practice activities (and answers) for the final 特殊講義A exam have been added to the Vocabulary Practice page ← (06/07/18) ☆☆
Lecture 4 has been added to the tokukou page (06/06/12)
Lecture 3 has been added to the tokukou page (06/05/29)
The Lecture 2 audio file has been added to the tokukou page (06/05/11)
Tutorial 1 audio file added to the 'Tokushu Kougi' page (06/05/08)

TOEFL study group to be held on Thursday after 特集講義 class. Please bring your TOEFL problems and questions and we'll discuss them together. 06/4/25

***** Reservations for TOEFL in April and May are filling up fast!!! Don't miss out... make your reservation today: http://www.prometric-jp.com/

Planning to take the TOEIC exam in January 2006? Then, why don't you join Kris's TOEIC勉強会.

無事に終了しました

Here you will find information about:
the courses I'm teaching at Shimonoseki City University
my 3rd years' class podcast project
extra listening materials
study tips
English study resource reviews
information about Australia
information about going on exchange
links to various English study sites that I recommend

 

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The 120th TOEIC test will be held at Shimonoseki City University on Sunday the 15th of January 2006!