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WS1: week 15, July 28th, 2017

Today’s class

  1. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the creation of Narnia in TMN and the creation of the world as described in Genesis.
  2. Describe ONE main character from TMN. Give examples of the character’s words and behaviour from the story (give page numbers) as evidence to support your claim.
  3. C.S. Lewis, the author of TMN, wrote that his Narnia stories are fairy tales. Do you agree? Explain your answer with evidence from the text.

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AS1: week 15, July 28th, 2017

Today’s class

  1. Describe a movie or book that deals with British history. Explain what you can learn about British history from this movie or book.
  2. Describe a famous British person, explay why they are famous and how they have affected Japanese people living today.
  3. Write about any British topic you learned about this semester. Explain why it is interesting to you.

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WS2, week 15, January 20th, 2017

Today’s class

If you were absent on thie last class, please do the quiz and the essay and email them to me by Monday Feb. 20th. The essay must be done within 90 minutes.

TMN quiz (download here:  TMN_final_quiz_001

Final essay.  “There are two events in TMN which are similar to events in the Bible.  Describe the two events. Why does Lewis include these two events in the story?”

Use academic format  (double spaced, etc).

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WS1, week 15, July 29th, 2016

Today’s class

  1. Final chapter presentations
  2. Textbook comments
  3. Presentation comments.
  4. Easy reading comments.
  5. Movie list comments.
  6. English skills improved?
  7. Other
  8. Grade you feel you deserve.

Enjoy the holidays. Enjoy this life.

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AS1, week 15, July 29th, 2016

Today’s class

  1. Poster presentations in 2 groups.  Some photos here: http://sheffnersweb.net/blogs/classblogs/dwc/?page_id=3054  (not very good ones, I’m afraid, but I thought I’d put them up anyway.)
  2. What did you learn about British history
  3. Textbook comments
  4. Presentation comments.
  5. Easy reading comments.
  6. Grade you think you deserve.
  7. English skills improved?
  8. Other comments or suggestions

Enjoy the holidays. Enjoy this life.

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SinEb, wk15, January 23rd, 2015

Today’s class

  • Hand in your final essay
  • Answer this question:
    • How has your understanding of the following changed because of your studies in this class?
      • language?
      • communication?
      • human beings?
      • yourself?

I enjoyed teaching you this semester. Please enjoy this life.

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WS2, wk15, January 23rd 2015

Today’s class

  • Hand in your final essay
  • Answer any 5 of these questions:
    1. Why does Lewis give Uncle Andrew’s godmother the name Mrs LeFay?
    2. What was Atlantis?
    3. Why did Aslan create Narnia?
    4. Why did Aslan give some, but not all, animals the gift of speech?
    5. Why did Lewis use two children, a boy and a girl, as his main characters?
    6. Why did Lewis make Jadis evil yet also beautiful and strong?
    7. Why are the first Narnian King and Queen ordinary people, not special or important people?
    8. Why does Aslan not punish Digory for bringing Jadis into Narnia but instead gives him a task to do?
    9. Why is Digory responsible for bringing Jadis into Narnia?
    10. Why does Digory not listen to Jadis but brings the apple back to Aslan?

I enjoyed teaching you these semester. Enjoy this life.

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As2, wk15, January 23rd, 2015

Today’s class

  • Hand in your final essay
  • Take the exam

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SinEa, wk15, July 25th 2014

Homework:

Enjoy your summer holidays.

Today’s class:

  1. Final check of essay:
    1. Name, class, instructor, date in top corner?
    2. Title?
    3. Double-spaced?
    4. Bibliography? In alphabetical order? Everything in Roman letters?
    5. How many paragraphs?
    6. No contractions (“I’ll, they’re, don’t”, etc)
    7. No sentence beginning with “And, So, But, Because”.
  2. Watch these videos and write a comment:
    1. なぜ英語が難しいか httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_TtEsPoDY8
    2. Benny’s Japanese: Skype conversation over the half-way point ベニーの日本語:中間地点でのスカイプの会話  (YouTubeで見れば、英語と日本語の字幕がある)httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUg4ct2BBjA
    3. Inspired Bicycles – Danny MacAskill April 2009 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51Fa5zAbP9w
    4. Danny MacAskill – “Way Back Home” httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj6ho1-G6tw
    5. Jeff Dunham & Peanut (Spark of Insanity) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CLMzmtLWrE
    6. Jeff Dunham And Walter Arguing With Myself (the “Oh, Mike!” part begins at 11:00) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKg_Gb74x7M

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WS1, wk15, July 25th 2014

Homework:

Enjoy your summer holidays.

Today’s class:

  1. Finished reading The Magician’s Nephew.
  2. Corrected the multiple-choice questions for chapters 14 & 15.
  3. Handed in essays.
Cover of "The Days are Just Packed" by Bill Waterson
Art by Bill Waterson

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