Class 01: English for Specific Purposes 1a Orientation & What is the motivational L2 self system?

Summary: You had an orientation to the course and learned what is expected so that you can be successful in the class.

How will your grade be calculated? Homework (30%), 4-Skills Logs (20%), Midterm Paper (20%), Class Participation (10%), Final Presentation (20%)   


Homework via email to Stacey's Gmail Email by due before class Class 02 on Tuesday at 4:30 PM: 

1. Please read and take notes on this article for about 2-3 pages in the link below and I also sent it via pdf through our Risyu Mail System. Please take two photos and put them in the Word Document attached below. I will explain this in class:

Vye, S. (2016). Art and the motivational L2 self system in a university course. Learning Learning, 23(2), 2-7. http://ld-sig.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Article-1-Vye.pdf

Note-taking is an excellent skill to use while studying or in your daily life. There is no one correct way to take notes, but it is helpful not to write long sentences and write the main idea in phrases and images. Here are some note-taking samples:

Note-Taking Sample 1 on Motivation:                Note-Taking Sample 2 on Motivation:

Stacey Vye,
Sep 26, 2020, 1:05 AM