科目名 Writing Practice A 
副題 Paragraph Writing 
担当者 田島 千裕 准教授             
開講期間 春学期  単位 2 
曜日   時限 1 
配当年次 1  コース・ナンバー ENG-110-EV 

授業の到達目標
At the end of the semester, students will be able to:
-Write paragraphs with topic sentences, supporting sentences and concluding sentences.
-Follow the writing process (e.g., brainstorming, mind mapping, outlining, writing and editing/revising).
-Write a timed writing paragraph.  

授業の内容
In this class, students will write paragraphs assisted by a textbook. Students will engage in speed writing to improve fluency, as well as writing assignments to improve accuracy. There will be three timed writing assignments.  

教材
教科書:Writing Paragraphs, Macmillan

準備学習(予習・復習)の内容又はそれに必要な時間
Students will spend time preparing and reviewing the class content, mostly writing and editing their paragraphs. The textbook related homework will also be given.  

成績評価の方法
1. Attendance and participation: 20%
2. Homework: 20%
2. Writing assignment 1: 20%
3. Writing assignment 2: 20%
4. Writing assignment 3: 20%

オフィス・アワー/教員との連絡方法
Monday 2nd periods.
My email address will be distributed on the first day of class.

授業計画
第1週Syllabus / Orientation / Introduction to speedwriting
第2週Unit 1: Beginning to Work
第3週Unit 2: Giving and Receiving Gifts
第4週Unit 3: Favorite Place
第5週Unit 4: An Exceptional Person / Writing assignment 1: 150 words (45 min.): Descriptive paragraph
第6週Editing writing assignment 1 (by hand then by word)
Unit 5: Trends and Fads
第7週Unit 6: White Lies
第8週Unit 7: Explanations and Excuses
第9週Writing assignment 2: 200 words (60 min.): Opinion paragraph
Unit 8: Problems and Challenges
第10週Editing writing assignment 2 (by hand then by word)
Unit 9: Strange Stories
第11週Unit 10: Differences
第12週Unit 11: Difficult Decisions
第13週Unit 12: Fate or Choice
第14週Writing Assignment 3: 300 words (90 min.): Topic to be decided
第15週Semester feedback
The schedule might change.