Friday, September 09, 2011

応用英語1-2B Reading 2011: Introduction to the course

Hello everyone! Welcome to 応用英語I-2B (English I-2B Intensive Reading)

Today is an introduction to the course. In this lesson you will learn how to:
  • subscribe to this blog
  • make a blog comment
  • register for and use Quizlet - an online vocabulary study site.
  • make a reading plan
We will use this blog in every lesson. You can see blog posts from last semester. Please click this link:  応用英語I-2.

Next, let's look at our textbook. Please look at the image below.

Front cover of Whodunit by Adam Gray and Marcos Benevides. Published by Abax. Some rights reserved.
There are two detective stories in Whodunit. Last semester, we read the first story, The Inverted Eagle. Click the link to read some reviews of  The Inverted Eagle, and messages from the writers, Adam Gray and Marcos Benevides. Scroll down to the comments section. Read the comments and answer the questions below.

  1. How many students liked the story? 
  2. How many students disliked the story? 
  3. What did Mr. Benevides say about the second story, Death on U Street?
  4. What did Mr. Gray say about the second story, Death on U Street?
 This semester, we will read  the second story, called Death on U Street. 

Now let's learn some useful vocabulary for reading detective stories. First, please click this link: Introduction to Quizlet. Next, please click this link: Togaku 英単 Set 1.

Finally, please click this link: Class Rules. Read the post. Post a comment. Click here to learn how to post a comment:  How to post a comment - コメント投稿法
Your homework is to finish your reading plan.
See you next week!


  1. Natsumi.K12:07 pm


    My name is Natsumi Kameyama.

    I think make sure not to forget anything in class rules.

  2. Yuki A.12:15 pm

    My name is Yuki Akiyoshi.
    What is needed is a rule of this class that I always come challenges.