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Week 14 lesson

Dear students,
Today is your final test, which is worth ten points. You are asked to summarize a story in today’s newspaper and include your opinion. You may bring a newspaper to class or use your cell phone. Your essay should include an intext citatation and a reference, both in APA format.
Your summary and opinion will be worth four points each. Your intext citation and reference will be worth one point each.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

Week 13 lesson

Dear students,
Today is a free writing lesson. If you haven't completed all of the homework assignments, you should work on that today. If you have finished, then you should edit your work to try and improve your grade.
Regardless of whether you have finished all the assignments or not, let me check your APA references. If there is anything else you would like to ask me about your work or the course, please do.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin
P.S. Next week will be your final lesson. You will have a writing test. Good luck!

Week 12 lesson

Dear students,
Today your topic is ethics. Ask and answer questions about cheating or honesty with your partner. Please conduct a class survey today and discuss the results as part of your essay.

Cheating

Honesty and Truthfulness

Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

Week 11 lesson

Dear students,
Please fill out a questiobnaire for my private research.

Ability and intelligence

Today you will talk about culture or culture shock in pairs or small groups.

Culture Questions

Culture Shock Questions

Your homework is to write about culture or culture shock either by personal experience or from what you have read. You may conduct a survey if you wish. First, plan your paragraphs by drawing your concept map. Then write your essay. Cite your sources if appropriate.

Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

Graded reader homework

Dear students,
If you didn’t get a receipt for your first homework about graded readers (some students elected not to receive a receipt), please email me. I will try to find it and send you your essay.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

New Homework Upload Form

Dear students,
Please use the new upload form for your homework.
This form should be used for all of your homework assignments. You should fill out only one form. Wait for it to be marked. After your homework has been marked, you may then edit it and submit it again. Therefore, you should have only one copy of the form. You should update the form after each homework. Do not answer different questions on different forms.

Fill out the form.
Post it.
Wait for it to be marked and sent back to you.
Edit and post again.

New Homework Upload Form

Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

Week 10

Dear students,
Today you will focus on social issues. First, discuss in pairs or groups by asking some of the questions from those below:

Social issues questions

Your homework today is to identify a problem or concern, research and cite experts' opinions about the issue, and offer a solution to the problem. Your in-text citations and references should be appropriately formatted in APA style.
Here are a list of social issues topics for your perusal.

http://www.eflclub.com/rikkyo/socialissues.pdf

Kind regards,
Chris Elvin