Dec 20, 2012

TOEIC preparation



Websites
  1. EnglishClub > TOEIC Practice Session : Listening & Reading (Needs Puffin)
  2. EnglishTest > TOEIC Simulation Test, Select Word by Meaning, Select Meaning by Word (Needs Puffin)
  3. International English Institute > Level Test / TOEIC Test (Non Stop)
  4. 4Tests > TOEIC Practice Test
  5. TOEIC Practice (Need Log-in
  6. Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab (Not specifically for the TOEIC test, but  really good)
  7. Free English Grammar exercise online (Needs Puffin)
  8. Resource 
  9. つづく

iOS apps 


Android apps

Dec 19, 2012

2B December 20


Review
  • Quiz (20) Published 

Song


 Read & Talk about Movies

http://aplang006.edublogs.org/
  1. Survey on Movies* : Worksheet #1 & #2 (in group) ⇒ Writing 
  2. Grammar Review: Worksheet (Present/Past Participles) → 次回小テスト 
  3. How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet 

*Source: http://bogglesworldesl.com/lessons/MovieLesson.htm


Read about 2012 





Homework 
  • (By 12/31) Write about this year (50+ words; the title should be "My ***est memory of the year") and post it to What's Up? 
  • (By 12/20) Read this article (Web) : PDF (p.1-p.7) & Worksheet (授業時に配布) 
  • (By 12/13) 1) Post your movie review script (原稿) to What's Up? 2) Read and leave comments to 1B4's and 2B's movie reviews.  
  • (By 12/06) 1) Post your movie review script (原稿) to What's Up? 2) Read and leave comments to the 1st-year students' movie reviews 
  • (By 11/29) なし
  • (By 11/22) Leave comments to your classmates' posts on movies. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/22) Complete the worksheet  
  • (By 11/15) Write a 50+ word paragraph about watching movies, and post it to What's Up? ( How often do you watch movies? Do you like movies? Why or why not? What's your favorite movies? What kind of movies do you like? Who's your favorite actor/actress? )
  • (By 11/8) Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/1) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

Dec 18, 2012

1B4 December 18


Review

  • Quiz (20) Published

Song


Read & Talk about Movies

  1. Survey on Movies* : Worksheet #1 & #2 (in group) → Collected  
  2. How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet 
*Source: http://bogglesworldesl.com/lessons/MovieLesson.htm

Grammar Review 

  • Present and Past Participles: Worksheet → 次回小テスト
  • Practice on Passive Voice: Worksheet  → 次回小テスト


Homework
  1. Read this article (Web) : PDF (p.1-p.7) & Worksheet By Jan. 8
  2. Write about your plans for the winter break and post it to What's Up?  (40+ words) By Dec. 25  
  3. Prepare for the next review quiz By Dec. 18
  4. Leave comments to 2 or more movie reviews. (1B4's reviews / 2B's reviewsBy Dec. 11 ★Don't forget to reply to comments you got. 
  5. Send me your presentation script. By Dec. 4
  6. Complete the story board (Worksheet, p.4) & leave comments to your classmates' posts on festivals. By Nov. 27 
  7. Finish this task (Worksheet ) By Nov. 20
  8. Leave comments to your classmates' postsBy Nov. 13 
  9. Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up?  By Nov. 6 
  10. Leave comments to your classmates' postsBy Oct. 30
  11. Post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up?  By October 23 

1B3 December 18


1. Review Quiz 公開。

2. Song

3. Talk about movies
  • Survey on Movies(映画のアンケート)つづき : Worksheet 1 & Worksheet 2  
  • 数量表現:The majority of the people ..., Most people ..., About half of the people ...., A few people ...  → 次回小テスト

4. Grammar Review
  • 受動態 Worksheet → 次回小テスト

Homework 
  • 冬休み:これまでの復習

Dec 12, 2012

2B December 13

Review
  • Quiz (20) Published later 

Song


Read & Talk about Movies

http://aplang006.edublogs.org/
  1. Grammar Check: Worksheet (Present/Past Participles) → 次回小テスト 
  2. Read Movie Synopsis* : Worksheet (in group)→ 次回小テスト
  3. Survey on Movies* : Worksheet #1 & #2 (in group)  
  4. How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet (HW to be checked)
  5. ※) Movie review videos created using Sonic Pics (finished 11/29), published on the blog 

Homework 
  • (By 12/20) Read this article (Web) : PDF (p.1-p.7) & Worksheet (授業時に配布) 
  • (By 12/13) 1) Post your movie review script (原稿) to What's Up? 2) Read and leave comments to 1B4's and 2B's movie reviews.  
  • (By 12/06) 1) Post your movie review script (原稿) to What's Up? 2) Read and leave comments to the 1st-year students' movie reviews 
  • (By 11/29) なし
  • (By 11/22) Leave comments to your classmates' posts on movies. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/22) Complete the worksheet  
  • (By 11/15) Write a 50+ word paragraph about watching movies, and post it to What's Up? ( How often do you watch movies? Do you like movies? Why or why not? What's your favorite movies? What kind of movies do you like? Who's your favorite actor/actress? )
  • (By 11/8) Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/1) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

Dec 11, 2012

1B4 December 11


Review

  • Quiz (20) Published 

Song


Read & Talk about Movies

  1. Read Movie Synopsis* : Worksheet (in group)→ 次回小テスト
  2. Survey on Movies* : Worksheet #1 & #2 (in group) → 次回続き 
  3. ※) How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet (not checked)
  4. ※) Movie review videos created using Sonic Pics (finished 11/29), published on the blog 
Homework
  1. Prepare for the next review quiz
  2. Leave comments to 2 or more movie reviews. (1B4's reviews / 2B's reviewsBy Dec. 11 ★Don't forget to reply to comments you got. 
  3. Send me your presentation script. By Dec. 4
  4. Complete the story board (Worksheet, p.4) & leave comments to your classmates' posts on festivals. By Nov. 27 
  5. Finish this task (Worksheet ) By Nov. 20
  6. Leave comments to your classmates' postsBy Nov. 13 
  7. Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up?  By Nov. 6 
  8. Leave comments to your classmates' postsBy Oct. 30
  9. Post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up?  By October 23 

1B3 December 11


1. Review Quiz 公開しました。

2. Song

3. Talk about movies
  • 前回の宿題確認:How to comment on someone's movie review → 次回小テスト
  • Survey on Movies(映画のアンケート): Worksheet 1 & Worksheet 2 
  • ※)SonicPics presentation → 完成した人たち


Homework
  • 今日の復習(小テストの準備)

Dec 6, 2012

2B December 6

Review


Song



Movie Review

  1. Grammar Check (Passive): Worksheet → If you have any questions about grammar (or whatever), feel free to ask me and your classmates here (FB group).  → 次回小テスト
  2. How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet → 終わらなかった人は次回まで。
  3. Worksheet 1 → 11/22まで
  4. Worksheet 2 : Storyboard (sample) 11/22 
  5. Use Sonic Pics to create your movie review video (Recording) ←If you haven't finished it yet. 


Homework 
  • (By 12/13) 1) Post your movie review script (原稿) to What's Up? 2) Read and leave comments to 1B4's and 2B's movie reviews.  
  • (By 12/06) 1) Post your movie review script (原稿) to What's Up? 2) Read and leave comments to the 1st-year students' movie reviews 
  • (By 11/29) なし
  • (By 11/22) Leave comments to your classmates' posts on movies. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/22) Complete the worksheet  
  • (By 11/15) Write a 50+ word paragraph about watching movies, and post it to What's Up? ( How often do you watch movies? Do you like movies? Why or why not? What's your favorite movies? What kind of movies do you like? Who's your favorite actor/actress? )
  • (By 11/8) Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/1) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

Dec 4, 2012

1B4 December 4

Review


Song


Movie Review

  1. Grammar Check (Passive): Worksheet → If you have any questions about grammar (or whatever), feel free to ask me and your classmates here (FB group).  → 次回小テスト
  2. How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet 
  3. Worksheet 1 → 11/22まで
  4. Worksheet 2 : Storyboard (sample) 11/22 
  5. Use Sonic Pics to create your movie review video (Recording) → Published posts (finished last week)



Homework

  1. Leave comments to 2 or more movie reviews. (1B4's reviews / 2B's reviews) By Dec. 11 ★Don't forget to reply to comments you got. 
  2. Send me your presentation script. By Dec. 4
  3. Complete the story board (Worksheet, p.4) & leave comments to your classmates' posts on festivals. By Nov. 27 
  4. Finish this task (Worksheet ) By Nov. 20
  5. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. By Nov. 13 
  6. Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up?  By Nov. 6 
  7. Leave comments to your classmates' postsBy Oct. 30
  8. Post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up?  By October 23 


1B3 December 4


★前回のHW:読み原稿を自分でタイプして、メールで送信するか、Blogに投稿する。

1. Review Quiz 公開しました。

2. Song

3. Talk & write about songs, movies & books your like
  • Grammar Check (Passive 受動態): Worksheet → 次回小テスト
  • How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet → 次まで宿題
  • (前々回分)Create a story board: Worksheet (p.3) 
  • (前回分)Grammar & Vocabulary Check: Worksheet 
  • Create a SonicPics presentation → 完成した人たち

Homework
  • How to comment on someone's movie review: Worksheet
 

Nov 28, 2012

2B November 29


Review


Song


Movie Review

  1. Worksheet 1 → 11/22まで
  2. Worksheet 2 : Storyboard (sample) 11/22 
  3. Use Sonic Pics to create your movie review video (Recording) 


Homework 
  • (By 12/06) 1) Post your movie review script (原稿) to What's Up? 2) Read and leave comments to the 1st-year students' movie reviews 
  • (By 11/29) なし
  • (By 11/22) Leave comments to your classmates' posts on movies. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/22) Complete the worksheet  
  • (By 11/15) Write a 50+ word paragraph about watching movies, and post it to What's Up? ( How often do you watch movies? Do you like movies? Why or why not? What's your favorite movies? What kind of movies do you like? Who's your favorite actor/actress? )
  • (By 11/8) Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/1) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

Nov 27, 2012

1B4 November 27


★Real 英会話 & Dragon Dictation

Review


Song


Create a SonicPic Presentation

  • Collect images 
  • Practice speaking 
  • Record your narration 
  • (Dragon Dictation)
  • Your movie reviews (What's Up?) → 次回 文法語彙確認


Homework
  1. Send me your presentation script. 
  2. Complete the story board (Worksheet, p.4) & leave comments to your classmates' posts on festivals. By Nov. 27 
  3. Finish this task (Worksheet ) By Nov. 20
  4. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→5) By Nov. 13 
  5. Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up?  By Nov. 6 
  6. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→7) By Oct. 30
  7. Post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up?  By October 23 

1B3 November 27


1. Review Quiz 復習小テストなし

2. Song

3. Talk & write about songs, movies & books your like
  • (前回分)Create a story board: Worksheet (p.3) → 次回小テスト
  • Grammar & Vocabulary Check: Worksheet  → 次回小テスト
  • Create a SonicPics presentation → 完成した人たち

★Try iOS apps: Real英会話 & Dragon Dication

Homework
  • 読み原稿を自分でタイプして、メールで送信するか、Blogに投稿する。

Nov 22, 2012

Phonetics November 8,15, 22

1. 音声変化:
Englishman in New York (Worksheet)
Uprown Girl (Worksheet)
Help (The Beatles)

2. Real英会話 (iOS app):
(11/8 & 11/15) 13 phrases (Worksheet) Likes & Dislikes
(11/22) 15/30 phrases (Worksheet) On the phone

3. 調音器官/調音法の復習(Consonant
  • Check if you're sure about these consonants, using Sounds (iOS)

  • 調音位置から,どんな子音になるかを考えてみましょう。

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)


Nov 21, 2012

2B November 22

Review

  • Quiz (20) Published

Song

  • Help (By The Beatles)
  • Worksheet : Pronunciation & Vocabulary → 次回小テスト

Movie Review

  1. Worksheet 1 (pair) → 今日までに埋めてくる
  2. Worksheet 2 & Slides (Nearpod)  : Storyboard (sample) → 次回小テスト
  3. Collect good photos cf. iMDBQwiki, or Wikipedia (EN) 
  4. Use Sonic Pics to create your movie review video 


Homework 
  • (By 11/29) なし
  • (By 11/22) Leave comments to your classmates' posts on movies. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/22) Complete the worksheet  
  • (By 11/15) Write a 50+ word paragraph about watching movies, and post it to What's Up? ( How often do you watch movies? Do you like movies? Why or why not? What's your favorite movies? What kind of movies do you like? Who's your favorite actor/actress? )
  • (By 11/8) Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
  • (By 11/1) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

Nov 20, 2012

1B4 November 20


★Real 英会話 & Dragon Dictation

Review

  • Quiz (20) Published

Song

  • Help (By The Beatles)  
  • Worksheet : Pronunciation & Vocabulary → 次回小テスト

Read & Write: Movie Reviews 

  • Think & Write about a movie (Pair) : Worksheet (p.1-p.2)→ HW by Nov. 20
  • Reading & vocabulary (An example) : Worksheet (p.3-p.4)  → 次回小テスト
  • (Qwiki) Learn about The Matrix with an Information Experience produced on Qwiki. 
View The Matrix and over 3,000,000 other topics on Qwiki. (This can't be viewed on iPad) 
Screenshot

Create a SonicPic Presentation

  • Collect images 
  • Record your narration → 次回


Homework
  1. Complete the story board (Worksheet, p.4) & leave comments to your classmates' posts on festivals. By Nov. 27 
  2. Finish this task (Worksheet ) By Nov. 20
  3. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→4) By Nov. 13 
  4. Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up?  By Nov. 6 
  5. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→6) By Oct. 30
  6. Post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up?  By October 23 

1B3 November 20


1. Review Quiz 復習小テスト(20) 公開ずみ

2. Song
  • Help (By The Beatles)  
  • Worksheet : Pronunciation & Vocabulary → 次回小テスト

3. Talk & write about songs, movies & books your like

    • Share your favorite song/movie in the Facebook Group. (By Nov. 13)
    • Create a story board: Worksheet (p.3) → 次回小テスト
    • Find facts 
    • Collect images
    • Create a SonicPic presentation  

    ★Try iOS apps: Real英会話 & Dragon Dication

    Homework

    Nov 15, 2012

    2B November 15

    Review

    Song


    Movies: Grammar & Vocabulary 


    Movie Review


    *You may want to review one of these (See also the FB Docs): 

    Homework 
    • (By 11/22) Leave comments to your classmates' posts on movies. ★Ask a few good questions! 
    • (By 11/22) Complete the worksheet  
    • (By 11/15) Write a 50+ word paragraph about watching movies, and post it to What's Up? ( How often do you watch movies? Do you like movies? Why or why not? What's your favorite movies? What kind of movies do you like? Who's your favorite actor/actress? )
    • (By 11/8) Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
    • (By 11/1) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

    ◇ If you're interested in TOEIC, visit this site and try the quizzes.


    Next week: 
    • Movie Review (Pair)

    Nov 12, 2012

    1B4 November 13

    ★Real 英会話 & Dragon Dictation

    Review

    • Quiz (20) Published 

    Song

    Read & Write: Movie Reviews 

    (Qwiki Example) Learn about The Social Network with an Information Experience produced on the fly by Qwiki. 
    On the web:
    http://www.qwiki.com/q/The_Social_Network
    On your iPad:
    qwiki://www.qwiki.com/q/The_Social_Network
    Try Qwiki !!  

    Homework
    1. Finish this task (Worksheet ) By Nov. 20
    2. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→3) By Nov. 13 
    3. Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up?  By Nov. 6 
    4. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→5) By Oct. 30
    5. Post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up?  By October 23 
    Next week: 

    1B3 November 13


    1. Review Quiz 復習小テスト(20) 公開

    2. Song
    3. ★ Share your favorite song/movie in the Facebook Group. (By Nov. 13) 

    4. Talk & write about songs, movies & books your like
    • Worksheet → 次回小テスト
    • Find facts on Qwiki
    (Example) Learn about The Social Network with an Information Experience produced on the fly by Qwiki. 
    On the web:
    http://www.qwiki.com/q/The_Social_Network
    On your iPad:
    qwiki://www.qwiki.com/q/The_Social_Network

    5. Try iOS apps: Real英会話 & Dragon Dication

    Homework

    Nov 8, 2012

    2B November 8

    ★返却!

    Review


    (Song)


    Read & Talk about Festivals 


    Movie Review

    1. Make a pair. 
    2. Look iMDB, Qwiki, or Wikipedia (EN) for a movie to review.
    3. Post the selected movie on the Facebook group 
    You may want to review one of these (See also the FB Docs): 

    Homework 
    • (By 11/15) Write a 50+ word paragraph about watching movies, and post it to What's Up? ( How often do you watch movies? Do you like movies? Why or why not? What's your favorite movies? What kind of movies do you like? Who's your favorite actor/actress? )
    • (By 11/8) Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
    • (By 11/1) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

    ◇ If you're interested in TOEIC, visit this site and try the quizzes.


    Next week: 
    • Movie Review (Pair)

    Nov 6, 2012

    1B4 November 6

    Review

    • Quiz (20)→ ※ 聞き取り2文+英作文3文 (20)

    Song

    Read, Write & Talk about Festivals 


    Homework
     ★ Share your favorite song/movie in the Facebook group
    1. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→2) By Nov. 13 
    2. Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up?  By Nov. 6 
    3. Leave comments to your classmates' posts. (→4) By Oct. 30
    4. Post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up?  By October 23 
    Next week: 

    1B3 November 6


    ★ Homework 【クラスメートの投稿にコメント: 2人以上】今日まで
    ★ Homework【I was .... (shocked, sad, happy, angry, etc. ) when .... 】返却

    1. Review Quiz 復習小テスト(20) → 聞き取り2文+英作文3文 (20)

    2. Song: Englishman in New York (By Sting)
    • Worksheet : 聞き取り、発音→ 次回小テスト

    3. Answer the questions → Blog posts on the summer vacation.

    4. Talk & write about the school festival → Photos
    • Worksheet:現在進行形,過去形 & 語彙 → 次回小テスト

    5. Try iOS apps: Real英会話 & Dragon Dication

    Homework




    Nov 1, 2012

    Phonetics November 1


    • 個々の発音(日本人が苦手な音/脱・日本語なまり
    • 100-103 [l] vs [ɹ(r)
    • 110 [z] vs [dz
    • 112 [ʒ] vs [dʒ] 
    • 114 [hɪ] 
    • 115 [hʊ] 
    • 調音器官/調音法の復習(Consonant


    2B November 1


    Review

    Song

    • Just the Way You Are (By Billy Joel)
    • Worksheet : Pronunciation & Vocabulary → 次回小テスト

    Read, Write & Talk about Festivals 

    ◇ If you're interested in TOEIC, visit this site and try the quizzes.

    Homework 
    • Leave comments to your classmates' posts. ★Ask a few good questions! 
    • (Last Week) Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? 

    Next week: 

    Oct 30, 2012

    1B4 October 30


    Review

    Song

    • Just the Way You Are (By Billy Joel)
    • Worksheet : Pronunciation & Vocabulary → 次回小テスト

    Read, Write & Talk about Festivals 


    Homework 
    • Write about a festival/festivals and post it to What's Up? → 来週まで 
    • If you haven't (まだの人), post your writing ("Summer vacation" /"A country I want to visit") to What's Up? → 本日、授業中にもやりました
    • If you haven't (まだの人), leave comments to your classmates' posts. → 本日、授業中にもやりました

    Next week: 

    1B3 October 30


    ★ Homework【I was .... (shocked, sad, happy, angry, etc. ) when .... 】回収

    1. Review Quiz 復習小テスト(20)

    2. Song: Just the Way You Are (By Billy Joel)
    • Worksheet 聞き取り、発音→ 次回小テスト

    3. Grammar: Interesting vs. Interested → 次回小テスト

    4. Review : Travel English
    • (Worksheet p.2) → 次回小テスト
    • ペア会話練習


    5. Blogging: Summer Vacation



    Oct 25, 2012

    October 25 Phonetics

    W3
    • 音声変化: 21 Guns (Green Day) 
    • 個々の発音(日本人が苦手な音/脱・日本語なまり):100-103 [l] vs [ɹ(r)] / 110 [z] vs [dz] / 112 [ʒ] vs [dʒ] / 114 [hɪ] 115 [hʊ

    むむむ。
    • 聞き取り練習サイト:LyricsTraining (*Puffin:iPad では非常にやりにくい) 
    • 発音練習サイト:English Central (*Puffin; Login needed)


    --------------------------
    W1

    W2


    2B October 25

    Review 

    Song

    • 21 Guns (By Green Day)
    • Worksheet (p.1) Pronunciation & Vocabulary
    • Worksheet (p.2) Grammar → 次回小テスト

    Reading

    Grammar 

    • Interesting vs. Interested


    Search  

    Talk about Autumn festivals in Japan & around the world

    -------
    ★ Should check wi-fi connection in the room

    Homework: Write about a school festival (50+ wds) and post it to What's Up.


    Next week:

    Reading


    Resources