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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.

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.

SinEa, wk15, July 25th 2014


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