Monday, April 21, 2014

Integrated English I for Physical Education Majors B4: Welcome!

Hello everyone, welcome to the University of Tsukuba!
Today I'm going to introduce you to this course. Please click the link to download the course outline.
This semester, we will read and discuss the biography (伝記) of a third-generation Japanese-Canadian (カナダ日系三世) ice hockey player called Paul Tetsuhiko Kariya (狩谷ポール哲彦). In Canada, ice hockey is just called hockey. Maybe you have never seen a hockey game. Let's watch a video showing some exciting moments in hockey.

Pretty exciting, eh? I love hockey! Let's watch another video. This video shows highlights from Paul Kariya's career.

You will learn a lot of new vocabulary in this class. We will study vocabulary using an online vocabulary learning tool called Quizlet. Please click the link to download a document called Getting Started with Quizlet. I have created a class for us on Quizlet. Please click the clink to join the class. Please click the link: IE-I PE (B4) VocabularyPlease study the flashcards for 5 minutes

You should use Quizlet to study vocabulary every day. If you have a smart phone you can download a Quizlet app too! You will also do self study using Super Eigo. Click the link to watch a video showing you how to use Super Eigo.

OK, finally, please leave a comment. Have you ever seen a hockey game? Are you interested in hockey? Do you know any famous Japanese-Canadian, or Japanese-American sports stars? What sport do you play? Click the link to learn how to post a comment.

See you after Golden Week!

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