Academic Writing I – week 9, June 15th, 2012

Reading each others' essays
Reading each others’ essays (photo @ jimmiescollage )

Today’s report is by Mr. Kasahara.

Class on Friday, 15th June

  • We read each others’ essays
  • We did in the textbook on page 42 (answers on looseleaf)


  • chose a topic for you “Problem-solution” essay see p46 “Your turn”.
  • Find and read the English essay “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift or a Japanese translation. Record where you found the essay using MIA guidlines.
  • About essay above
    • What is the problem
    • What is Swift’s solution?
    • Is his argument persuasive?
    • When was this essay written?
    • Your comment.