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David Horsley
Imizu City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan
BA, MA Canterbury University: RSA/Cambridge University CTEFLA
Interests: Ceramics, cooking and travel
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Today's class: I know you do not have your textbooks yet. On this page there are three pages from your textbook, pages 8, 14 and 15. These are the pages we will do today. You can download the pages onto your computer if you want to. Today's class is divided... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2022 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: Read pages 167 and 168 in your textbook. Do page 166 A and C. Do page 169 A and B. When you have completed your task, come back to the main room and I will check your answers. Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2022 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: We will do parts out of Unit 10 that are easy to do online. We will complete the other parts in class #14, at TPU. Session 1: Check the vocabulary on p. 109. Use a dictionary if necessary. Do p. 110, A, B and C. I will check A... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2022 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: Listen to this presentation about Howard Schultz: Listening for Class 11 You can listen to it on this page, or download it if you are having problems. Session 1: Do p. 186, B -> SHOW ME Session 2: Do p. 187, C -> SHOW ME (p. 186, B #3... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today's class: In today's class we will do the easy-to-check parts of Unit #8: Artistic Vision. Next week, in class, we will go back to do the sentences and a conversation topic for points towards your grade for this semester. There is a mistake in the Word Form Chart on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today's Class: Watch: Youtube: Archeology from Space | Sarah Parcak (TED talk; 5'20" long) Read p. 154, A; Do p. 155, B and C Do p. 155, D, #2 and #3 (Write your answers) If you are going to send me your answers by email, (take a photo of p.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Session 1: Read p. 112, Ex. 1 (Something Wild); Do p. 113, Ex. 2, A -> SHOW ME Session 2: Do p. 113, Ex. 2, B, #2, , #3, #4 and #5. -> SHOW ME Session 3: Read p. 114, Rhetorical Focus; Do Ex. 3 (Be careful of #9) ->... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Posted Oct 14, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: We will continue in Unit 6. Next week we will go back to face-to-face classes, so I only want to do two pages in the text book because we need to go back to some earlier pages in the next class for discussion. Session 1: Do p. 66, A... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: We will continue in Unit 4. Session 1. Read p. 84, Royalty in Your Garden, again. Do p. 82, Ex. 2, A (You can circle more than one answer.) Session 2. Read p. 83, Rhetorical Focus; Do p. 84, Ex 5, A #1 and #2 only! Session 3. Do... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Welcome back. Today we will start Unit 6. Work as a group to get your answers. Talk together in your breakout room. Session 1: Check the vocabulary on page 61. Do page 62, A and B. -> Come back to the main room Session 2: Read the corpus on p.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: We will start Unit 6 in the textbook: Let's Eat! Session 1: Look at p. 101; Answer #1 (What's happening in the photo?) I will ask everyone, 'Would you like to eat like this?' Read pp 102/103; Answer p. 102 #2. Do p. 104, B. Session 2: Listen to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today we will start on Unit 4, Process Paragraphs. When we start I will put everybody into 4 or 5 breakout rooms randomly. Session 1. Look at p. 78; it's a scuba diver. 'Scuba' is an acronym: Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. Everybody in your group, please think of another... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: Continue in Unit 3, Culture. Session 1: Listen to me as I read p. 51 to you. Then watch this video about Gauchos: Answer these three questions: How many Gauchos are there in Argentina now? What is winter and summer like in the countryside? Would you like to be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: Continue in Unit #3 (Culture and Tradition) Please talk about your answers when you are in your breakout room. Last week, when I visited some breakout rooms, the cameras were off, and the microphones were off, and there was silence. Later, the answers did not come smoothly. This makes... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today, finish Unit 2 (Technology) and start Unit 3 (Culture and Tradition) Session 1: Look at the picture on p. 36 (Mr Trash Wheel) again. Listen to this conversation: Pw2e_ls_l2_cd1_t15 Do p. 37, C and D. For D: 1: 1:05 2: 1:21 3: 1:29 4: 1:52 5: 3:33 (be careful!)... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: Continue in Unit 2. Session 1: Read p. 34, A, 'Saving the Environment in Germany' and 'Changing lives in India;' Do p. 35, B, (match the word to its definition (n) = noun, (adj) = adjective, (v) = verb; ->SHOW ME Session 2: In your group, Do p. 35,... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Session 1: Look at the picture on p. 32. Answer A, 1 (make a group answer); Do B. -> SHOW ME Session 2: Look at p. 33, E. There are six sentences with a blank space. Then watch this video without captions: The sentences in the textbook are at: 1:... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Students, please be prepared to go online. You will need to have Zoom on your computer. TPU students: I will send you an invitation in the morning of the day of your class. TC students: Yamanishi-sensei will send you the information that you need to join the class. David Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: This is the last class for this semester, and this academic year. I will calculate and tell you your grades for this semester. I will put everyone into one big breakout room and then one by one you will come back to the main session and with me I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Two reminders: 1: Our final class is next week, on Friday the 5th. By next Friday I should have received and checked all of your last paragraphs. On that day, I will meet with you one-by-one to check your absences and your grades. 2: The deadline for the last paragraph... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: This is our last class for this semester. I will make some breakout rooms. Students who have missed a conversation this semester should go into a breakout room and prepare a conversation based on p. 108, Discussion Questions OR p. 116, Before you Listen. I will tell you which... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: This is our last class for this semester. I will make two breakout rooms. Students who have missed a conversation this semester should go into breakout room 1 and prepare a conversation based on p. 96, A #3. (If you are one of these students, please make your conversation... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
Today: This is the last class for this semester, and this academic year. I will calculate and tell you your grades for this semester. I will put everyone into one big breakout room and then one by one you will come back to the main session and with me I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning
A reminder: I have received only a few paragraphs. Although the deadline is January 30th, please try not to leave it until the last minute to write your paragraph. This should be, in theory, your best paragraph, not just another one that you write a few minutes before the midnight... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2021 at David Horsley - e-learning