Current Issues


Welcome to Current Issues!

This is an intermediate level English class in which students discuss issues in the news. Each week students will read articles from newspapers and magazines, form opinions and discuss their views. Topics could include the environment, political issues, the arts or even celebrity news. Emphasis will be placed on increasing fluency and improving the ability to discuss current affairs, which is very important among English-speaking people.


Course Information

Day・曜日: Wednesdays・水曜日
Time・時間: 19:00 - 21:00
Class Code・講座コード: ENG5

Meet the Instructor

tom martinOriginally from the U.K., Thomas Martin earned his Master's Degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh in 2012. After completing his degree, he worked as a writer and editor in the US and Canada until he moved to Japan in 2013. Since then, he has taught English as a Second Language at univerisities and organizations such as the Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages and Tokyo Metropolitan Government while teaching writing courses at Lakeland University Japan. 

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