Instructions:

1) Any problems or questions, ask your teacher or go to the ‘Gogaku Center’.

Topic 1: Self Introduction, interests and hobbies

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT: Self introduction, hobbies and interests

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Narrative Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!

Topic 2: Describe this picture

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT: Describe this picture
EXTRA EXERCISES: photo 1   photo 2   photo 3

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Narrative Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!

Topic 3: University life

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT:  University life

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Narrative Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!
Topic 4: Food

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT:  Food

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Narrative Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!
Topic 5: Is smoking or drinking under age a bad thing?

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT: Is smoking and drinking under age a bad thing?

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Opinion Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!
Topic 6: What do you think of the Tokyo Olympics?

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT: What do you think of the Tokyo Olympics?

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Opinion Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!
Topic 7: What are the pros and cons of using a cell phone?

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT: What are the pros and cons of using a cell phone?

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Opinion Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!
Topic 8: How do you declare your love in other cultures?

Time Markers: 45 seconds to 1 minute

P1: LISTENING: Listening strategies [download pdf]

TRANSCRIPT: How do you declare your love in other cultures?

P2: VOCABULARY:
Google Translate:  https://translate.google.com/
Online Thesaurus:  http://www.thesaurus.com/

P3: WRITING: Draft, writing and peer review [Opinion Writing Style]

P4: OPTIONAL SPEAKING HINTS:
a) Pronunciation tips
b) Rhythm tip
P5: PRACTICE yourself!