|授業科目名||College Writing IIb|
|授業科目名（英文）||College Writing IIb|
|学期・曜日・時限||後期 火曜日 4時限|
|This course is a semi-academic writing course that guides college students from paragraph structuring to essay writing through a process approach.|
■ The areas covered include generating ideas, organizing, drafting, reviewing, and revising.
■ Aside from the main course of study relating to the mechanics of writing, students will keep a hand-written journal for half of the semester.
|This class's focus is on writing. Upon completion of this course, students will have increased their general ability to write in a spontaneous manner in English, as well as have a basis for the creative and interpretive skills necessary for logical written communication of a specified topic in essay form.|
|A willingness and interest to explore personal thought through writing is an asset to the successful completion of this course. Aside from this, a high degree of self-motivation will be required. This is a student-centered course, and as such, students will be expected to follow instructions, ask questions and fulfill the requirements laid out at the beginning of the course.|
Important information with regard to the content and expectations of the course will be given in the first class. As such, it is highly recommended that students who are enrolled in this course attend from the first class.
|Week 1: Class orientation|
Week 2: Vocabulary work, journal review
Week 3: Vocabulary work, Chapter 8 Introductory Paragraphs
Week 4: Vocabulary work, journal review
Week 5: Vocabulary work, Chapter 9 Concluding Paragraphs
Week 6: Vocabulary work, journal review
Week 7: Vocabulary work, Chapter 10 Body Paragraphs
Week 8: Vocabulary work, Chapter 11 Providing support
Week 9: Vocabulary work, Chapter 12 Mechanics
Week 10: Vocabulary work, Essay writing: introduction, establishing type and topic
Week 11: Vocabulary work, Essay writing: first draft
Week 12: Vocabulary work. Submit first draft and re-write from memory
Week 13: Vocabulary work, Essay writing: second draft (personal editing)
Week 14: Vocabulary work, Essay writing: third draft (peer editing)
Week 15: Vocabulary work, Essay writing: final draft (teacher/student conferencing)
Schedule is subject to change.
|Aside from in-class work, students will be expected to diligently work at and complete all extra-class tasks as required and on time.|
A high level of self-motivation will be essential to the timely completion of this course.
|Zemach, Dorothy & Lisa A. Rumsek, Success with College Writing: from Paragraph to Essay. Macmillan Language House, 2008, 2,400 yen (same text as College Writing I)|
|Students will require B5 sized, lined page loose leaf paper, one B5 sized, lined page note book, a good translation dictionary and a good English learner's dictionary.|
*These will be required on day one and every day thereafter.
|Essay writing (approximately 1/3)|
Journal writing (approximately 1/3)
Self-assessment (approximately 1/3)
|Each student's final grade will be a result of the following:|
Weekly Journal writing
Final journal assessment
Essay writing exercises
*Participation in English will also be weighed into the above considerations.