School of Letters Department of Humanities

(Credit 1)
選択科目
Intended Year:
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英語 V
English V
Sub Title  Critical Reading of English Essays
外国人教師 Edmundo Cruz LUNA
Numbering Code: LET-HUM4031E
Course Code: 19051305
2019 SpringTerm
weekly Mon4
Ito B-106 Classroom
E科目 (English, English)
Course Overview This course is specially designed for advanced students of English essay reading and writing, where the focus will be on higher-level skills pertaining to academic writing and reading. In this course, you will learn how to formulate and develop a thesis; to develop structurally- and rhetorically-sound essays in a short period; to use various logical and rhetorical strategies in order to enhance written arguments; as well as how to use higher-level written idiomatic language prevalent in academic writing.
Keywords : English, composition, paragraph writing, thesis formation, essay writing, idiomatic language
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Required Ability :
Course Plan Textbooks : Christopherson, Michelle. 2001. Growing Ideas: A reader for writers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
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Tentative Weekly Schedules Lecture Exercise, Field trip etc. Comments, suggestions for the course preparation, review, etc.
1 Introduction:
Laying the groundwork
Mills, pp. 4-6
2 Using Details 1 Masumoto, pp. 8-10
3 Using Details 2 Ackerman, pp. 13-16
4 Cultivating – Education 1
Finding the thesis
Long, pp. 62-64
Carroll, pp. 65-68
5 Comparison essays
Cultivating – Education 2
Cousins, pp. 69-72
Applebome, pp. 73-76
6 Cultivating – Work 1 Ericson, pp. 112-114
Thompson, pp. 123-129
7 Cultivating – Work 2 Steinberg and Greenberger, pp. 130-132
Uchitelle and Kleinfield, pp. 151-154
8 Cultivating – Community 1
Review
Nine letters in response, pp. 170-177
9 Midterm Essay Exam
10 Cultivating – Gender 1
Argumentation
Stance
Glazer, pp. 91-98
Wagner, pp. 225-227
Weiss, pp. 231-233
Stromberg, pp. 234-236
11 Cultivating – Gender 2
What are the differing views on gender?
How do you view gender issues?
Language and gender
Faludi, pp. 247-250
Tannen, pp. 251-259
12 Cultivating - Gender 3
13 So what should an effective argumentation paper look like after all? Reich, pp. 155-160
Gardner, pp. 197-205
14 Cultivating – Environment 1 Berry, pp. 304-306
Hubbell, pp. 312-316
15 Cultivating – Environment 2 Svoboda, pp. 326-334
Waters, pp. 335-339

Suggestion for success (Specific) : I will suggest that every student meet me AT LEAST once outside of class - to see that things are proceeding well in class.
Study Consultation (Office Hours) :
Course Objectives
かなり優れている 優れている 及第である 一層の努力が必要
B_B1-c [外国語運用能力]
Students will be required to master writing conventions that should lead to a polished, comprehensive essay.
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, can be evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, can be evaluated as "good." AVERAGE/SATISFACTORY LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, can be evaluated as "satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, fall below average. More effort and application are required to pass.
B_A-b [アプローチの理解]
Students will be required to reflect upon and apply techniques and strategies that will lead to their most optimal essays/written products.
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, can be evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, can be evaluated as "good." AVERAGE/SATISFACTORY LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, can be evaluated as "satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and degree of completing evaluations and assignments, fall below average. More effort and application are required to pass.
GPA Evaluation
A B C D F
授業を通じて、総じて「かなり優れている」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、概ね「優れている」を超える活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「及第する」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、総じて「及第する」には達しないものの、それに近い活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「一層の努力が必要」の活動にとどまった。
Evaluation
Standpoint→
Evaluation Method
B_B1-c
[外国語運用能力]
B_A-b
[アプローチの理解]
Grading Percentage, Disqualification etc.
In-class contribution Assignments: 30%
Creations Weekly Journal Entries: 30%
Final Exam Final Essay Exam: 40%

Additional Information regarding Evaluation Method : Various assignments throughout the semester: 30%
Weekly journals (to be checked periodically and collected at the end of semester): 30%
Final Essay Exam: 40%
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