Subjects and Strategies
By Kikokushijo Academy
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This Subjects and Strategies podcast is your guide to taking your writing to the next level. This podcast is the audio companion for the course at Kikokushijo Academy, in Tokyo, Japan. Your hosts, Charlie and Alison, will discuss this week’s essay prompt, brainstorm potential topics, and then offer advice for how to structure your essay and start writing your first draft.
||CleanLesson 18 - The World Without McDonald's||Essay Prompt: It’s safe to say that McDonald’s has changed the world. But recently, the world’s largest fast-food chain has faced some challenges including food-safety scandals and growing competition from other fast-food restaurants that offer...||11/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLesson 17 - Describe a Difficult Person||Essay prompt: Some people are “difficult.” They are hard to get along with. They have short tempers, or complain all the time, or are arrogant and rude, or always seem to be unhappy about something. They make us feel anxious, angry, sad—even...||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanManaging Stress During the Juken Season||In this special episode, Charlie and Alison will discuss stress management. They'll discuss common ways that students experience stress during the juken season and some helpful tips and advice on how to manage it.||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLesson 16 - Political or Humanitarian Causes||Essay prompt: Are you interested in any political or humanitarian causes? If so, which one or ones? Would you consider someday volunteering to work at or contributing in some other way to this cause||10/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLesson 15 - Making the World a Better Place||Essay prompt: How can the world be made a better place?||9/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLesson 14 - Influential Figure in Modern Society||Essay prompt: Who do you consider to be the most influential figure in modern society?||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|