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Writing Strategies 1, week 5: May 18th, 2012

Temptation of Adam and Eve by Hugo van der Goes (1470)
Temptation of Adam and Eve by Hugo van der Goes (1470)

Today’s report is by Ms. Ikeda:

宿題

  1. 聖書のアダムとイブを読んでくる
  2. 聖書の”James” 1:14,15の but earch~to death の部分を日本語版の聖書で見つけて、その日本語訳を書き出して来週もってくる。
  3. 単語の出てくるページ数、意味を調べてくる
    1. sulky,
    2. superior,
    3. tacken a back,
    4. reliable,
    5. camphor,
    6. prigs,
    7. briskly,
    8. charred,
    9. crockery,
    10. fraternising

授業内容

  1. チャプター5、6の読み合わせと単語の意味の確認
  2. How does the Queen tempt Edmund?
    1. something hot to drink.
    2. something sweet to eat Turkish Delight.
    3. Make him Prince of Narnia one day king. + more Turkish Delight.
    4. His brother and sisters will be under him.

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Studies in English 1, week 5: May 18th, 2012

Map of structural linguistics
Map of structural linguistics

Today, we

  1. finished reading chapter 2 about “What is Language?”
  2. translated the definition of language from the textbook: “Language is a patterned system of arbitrary sound symbols, whose characteristic features of displacement, cultural transmission, productivity and duality are rare or absent in animal communication.”
  3. Copied the Ayn Rand quote and its Japanese translation:

Homework:

  1. Find out about
    1. Edward Sapir
    2. Aristotle
    3. Plato
    4. Dionysus Thrax
    5. Alexandria
    6. the Tower of Babel story
    7. William Jones
  2. leave a comment here on this blog: how much do you understand of the textbook and the teacher’s talk? And what is your overall impression of this class? In either English or Japanese. By next Thursday. Thank you.

 

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