Finding a topic Brainstorming Let’s make a short talk .
Do you have a topic in mind? No Yes Use LISTING, MINDMAPPING, flowchart, a table etc Use this TOPIC as the center (focus) and then use a TOOL to come up with KEY Questions Work toward a Main Idea (TOPIC Summary) Talking about it Internet Search Found a topic Internet Browsing Media Search
Free ideas <ul><li>Health drink </li></ul><ul><li>Scuba diving </li></ul><ul><li>My pet dog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>his health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>finding a mate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>travel </li></ul>
Finding a Topic （ A) Refining these key points into a MAIN IDEA Topic Sentence (C) Developing KEY Questions or POINTS about the topic （ B)
Why ? <ul><li>What is the purpose of planning? </li></ul><ul><li>You can use a computer tool (software / application) to help you plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorming can help because it is like </li></ul><ul><li>“ thinking on paper.” (or a computer screen) </li></ul>
A -> B-> C Swimming 2. How to learn to swim or improve your swimming Main Idea Topic Sentence Topic (one or two words9 KEY (possible) IDEAS or Qs (AFTER 絞り） 1. Why swimming is a good sport 3. Where you can go swimming near this campus 4. My advice about getting good a swimming When we learn to swim well and keep at it, it can be a lifelong sport for keeping us fit and for fun.
Common Topic/Theme for 3 projects this semester Good Health - Dieting Food Safety GM Foods ( 遺伝子工がう食品・生物） Are there benefits from eating organic food? How much of our food is genetically modified (GM) food? How safe is it for us to eat GM food? How safe is the processed food that we buy? How much of our food is genetically modified (GM) food? Self- Development Project Prepared Talk Pair Discussion
Healthy drinks Why we need them? Too much use of non-healthy drinks. What types of drinks are healthy? Specific examples How to make a health drink Benefits of health drinks <ul><li>Boil juice </li></ul><ul><li>Add fruit </li></ul><ul><li>Add yogurt </li></ul>
TOPIC SENTENCE: We need to make a habit of drinking for health every day.
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