We open a special English blog named Shimadai English Elites (SEE). Only the students who have registered in Special English Minor Program for Advanced English at Shimane University can join the English blog. The main purpose of this blog is to provide the bloggers with a lot of opportunities to express themselves in English and exchange useful information for learning English among them. We look forward to your active participation in SEE.
1．All inputs must be written in English.
2．Irrelevant or inappropriate inputs must not be written. If such contents are found, the administrator will delete them.
(1) Public Notice
When you open the English blog, please check out a new “Announcement,” in which we will inform you of an event to be held or any other necessary information on the Special English Mino Program.
(2) Weekly Designated Post Item
Every two weeks, we will offer a composition topic which you are supposed to translate into English. When you post your English translation, you will be able to get 10 “Vivit” points which are also counted as part of the required English extracurricular activity points in the Special English Minor Program for Advanced Students.
(3) Monthly Designated Post Item
Every month, we will offer a familiar topic for discussion named “For or Against.” When you post your English opinion in around 100 words, you will be able to get 10 “Vivit” points which are also counted as part of the required English extracurricular activity points in the Special English Minor Program for Advanced Students.
(4) Other Designated Post Topics
We offer other post topics such as “My Academic Interests,” “My Global Experience,” “My Unforgettable Book,” and “My Way of Learning English.” When you post your message in around 100 words, you will be able to get 10 “Vivit” points which are also counted as part of the required English extracurricular activity points in the Special English Minor Program for Advanced Students.
(5) Comment on Others’ Opinions
You are required to post your comments on the opinions or essays of other bloggers at least twice a month. However, you will not be given any English extracurricular activity points for them.
(6) Teachers’ Columns
Every two weeks, we will offer “Teachers’ Columns” on English usage or other useful information to improve your English. Please check out new columns every two weeks and enjoy them.
(7) Contact Us
If you have any questions about how to learn English or about this English blog, please make use of “Contact Us” and send us your questions. The administrator of the blog or your tutoring teacher will answer them or give you some advice.
(8) Useful Links
We attach “Useful Links,” such as a time schedule for classes related to Special English Minor Program and other English classes, or a list of e-mail addresses for your tutor. Please refer to them when necessary.
(9) Learning English Channels
We picked out some enjoyable “Learning English Channels,” in the programs of which you can enjoy learning English conversation lessons given by unique lecturers. The contents will be weekly changed, so that it is worth checking them out every week when you have some time.