AS1: Week 2, April 20th, 2018

Homework

  1. Read the textbook pp. 5-12.
  2. What are the key points? Write them in a comment on this blog.  (For your privacy, I suggest you only use EITHER your FAMILY name or your GIVEN name, not both.)
  3. Watch this video. (You may find it easier to watch with no sound!)

Today’s class

  1. What? (e.g. what is academic writing?)
  2. When? (e.g. today’s date – keep a record of when you wrote your notes).
  3. Where? (e.g. where was Plato’s Akademia?
  4. Who? (e.g. who was Copernicus?)
  5. How? (e.g. how has British history influenced modern Japanese culture and society?)
  6. Why? (E.g. why study academic writing?)
  • Presentation on academic writing (download the handout here: what is academic writing_short_v3
  • fill in the blanks in the worksheet
  • Discuss in small groups and write your answer based on the mini-presentation.
  • What are the key points of the Adam and Eve story according to the Bible?
    • Discuess in smaal groups and write your answer.

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17 thoughts on “AS1: Week 2, April 20th, 2018”

  1. ・The United Kingdom is made up four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
    ・Union Jack is Union Flag which is made up of three national flag.
    ・Almost everybody in the British Isles speaks English but it’s not the only language.
    ・There have been problems between the different nations.

  2. Key points in pp.5-12

    ○ The United Kingdom is made up of four parts:England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
    ○ Union Jack is made of four flags.
    ○They have each languages, flags and symbols in their country.
    ○Britsh people are spoken not only English, they have local language.

  3. The key points I think are as follows.

    ・The Britain is largely divided into four regions. It is England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

    ・Union flag is known as British national flag. It is a beautiful flag combined with white and red crosses and X letters on the blue ground. It combines the coat of arms of three unified countries (patron saint of the country).

    ・Most British speak English. But that is not the only language.

    ・Countries in the British Isles have a long and exciting history. Also they are proud of their individual identity, but at the same time thier culture and politics are very similar to one another.

  4. •The United Kingdom is made up of four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
    •Union flag is called Union Jack, which made up of three national flag.
    •Almost everybody in the British Isles speaks English but it’s not the only language.
    •They are proud of their individual identities but at the same time their culture and politics are very similar to one another.

  5. The United Kingdom is made up of four parts, England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
    Each parts has a symbol, language, and history.

  6. The United Kingdom is made up of four parts:England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
    The Union Flag actually made up of three national flags.
    A place of many language.

  7. #The United Kingdom is made up of four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
    #Most people know the Union Flag, which is informally called the Union Jack by almost everybody.
    #Almost everybody in the British Isles speaks English but it’s not the only language.

  8. The key points are
    •The United Kingdom is made up of four parts(England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland)
    •They have each flags and symbols
    •They are many languages in the country
    •Many people imagine about the country differently (stereotypes)
    •There are four nations

  9. The United Kingdom is made of four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and citizens. The British isles have moved from near the equator to where they are now over millions years. Union flag is called Union Jack, which made up of three national flag: England, Scotland and Ireland. You can hear lots of other language because almost everybody in the British Isles speaks English and local language. British is going to be different, for exsample there is no samurai in Japan now.

  10. ・ The United Kingdom is made up of four parts: England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
    ・ Union Jack is made of that four countries’s flags.
    ・ In the British isles, English is not only spoken.
    ・ The British Isles have a long and often exciting history, so they are proud of their individual identities.

  11. ・The United Kingdom is made up of four parts: England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
    ・Union Jack is made of that four countries’s flags.
    ・In the British isles, English is not only spoken.
    ・The British Isles have a long and often exciting history, so they are proud of their individual identities.

  12. ⚫︎The United Kingdom is made up of four parts:England,Wales,Scotland and Northern Ireland.
    ⚫︎The Union Flag actually made up of three national flags.
    ⚫︎The people are proud of their national languages,which all come from the Celtic language.
    ⚫︎It is true that there have been problems between the different nations.
    ⚫︎They are proud of their individual identities but at the same time their culture and politics are very similar to one another.

  13. British Osles have long history. The United Kingdom is made up of four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, and these nation have own flags and symbols. They are proud of their individual identities. There are problems between the different nations, but they don’t hate.

  14. ・The United Kingdom is made up of four parts:England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
    ・The southern part of Ireland, known as the Republic of Ireland or Eire, is an independent nation.
    ・Each county has own flags, language and history.
    ・There’re some differences from in the past and now.

  15. The United Kingdom is made up four parts ( England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland ) and each country have own flags, languages and histries. They have ploblems between the four nations, but they don’t necessarily hate each other.

  16. I often read like this story in my childhood. There is in Japanese old story. I think , it is good for nothing at once, do a good job. A point of view is different from various people. So, we shouldn’t judge only to one person’s opinion. This gardeners told the pot that you have a hole. But you gave water the side of the path flower, so you are not useless. I think this word was help pot.

  17. I think the key point is what the United Kingdom is made up of four parts. So, there are many languages, cultures, and history in the UK.

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