WS1, week 1, April 14th, 2017

Welcome, to Sheffner’s WS1 class blog.

On this blog I will post classwork and homework assignments each week. I will update the blog at the weekend after each Friday’s class.

If you miss a class, or forget the homework, check out the blog.


  1. Visit this class blog and leave a comment.
    1. To leave a comment, click on the words “Leave a reply”  below this blog.
    2. You need to type in your name (family name only) and an email address. Your email address will NOT be public. Your  name WILL be public.
    3. All comments are moderated. That means I must approve them. So your comment will not appear  immediately.  Please be patient.
  2. Send me an email briefly  introducing yourself and saying what you hope to learn in this class. What do you want to be able to do by the end of this course?
  3. Read chapter 1 and write a short summary of the key events.

21 thoughts on “WS1, week 1, April 14th, 2017”

  1. sorry! I’m Kawami. I had thought I’ve already sent you comment. but there’s no mine. so I’m going to leave comment again! I enjoyed your lecture. Thank you.

  2. Hi. I’m Uezawa. I failed to send the message. Sorry. I would like to know about the UK’s history more and more. Thank you.

  3. Hello. I am Sato.
    I would like to improve my English and develop British knowledge. I am interested in movies, so the last class were good.
    Nice to meet you.

  4. Hello. I’m Soma. I’m looking forward to do free writing. That’s very interesting. I hope my writing skills will be better in this year. See you soon.

  5. Hello. I’m Kishimoto. I’m not good at writing English essay, so I’d like to improve writing skill in this class.

  6. Hello! I’m Fukuta. I want to try to read many books and improve my English and writting skill. See you soon!

  7. Hi!
    I’m Ogura. I read your blog. I enjoyed your class last week. So I’m also looking forward to your next class. I want to learn writing skills. See you soon!

  8. Hello. I am Kojima. It was difficult for me to write a lot of English smoothly. Through this class, l would like to have fun learning about writing skills! See you next class.

  9. Hi, I’m Kawai. I enjoyed last class. I want to learn and improve my writing skills in English through this class. See you soon.

  10. Hello! I want to read more books than last year. I have read all series of “The Chironicles of Narnia” in Japanese, but I don’t remember almost. I want to read them again in English. See you soon!

  11. Hi! I’m Nawata. I read this blog. I would like to read many books and write a lot to improve my English skills. See you soon.

  12. Hello. I’m Nagata. I want to learn how to make sentence in English. Also, I want to improve my English skills. See you next week.

  13. Hi. I’m Inoue.
    I enjoyed free writing at last class.
    Through this class, I want to master writing skills.
    See you next week.

  14. Hi! I’m Tsukihashi. I read this blog!
    I want to learn something about English Writing skill!

  15. Hello, teacher. I have checked this blog and I am sorry for my late leaving a comment. I was able to understand what you told us about the history of Britian. However, I’m afraid I ‘m not good at taking a note, so I haven’t made it well. I will try my best next time.

  16. Hello. My name is Tominaga. I’m belong to orchestra circle. I like playing the clarinet very much.
    I want to learn different Japanese culture with England culture. I have been study abroad in the U.K about 1 month. That’s very exciting experience for me. So I interesting in England culture.
    I want to became when I will go to the U.K again, I can understand the U.K culture.

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