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Welcome to the HP of
"物理の英語 (English for Physics)"

Faculty of Science, Kyoto University, course given by Yoshiteru MAENO

★What's new

This course will be offered in the first semester (前期) in 2021.

Due to COVID-19, lectures starting on April 27 will be given via "Zoom".

Only the final exam on July 27 will be held onsite in Lecture Hall 6-401.

Lecture notes will be uploaded every week.
On July 27, 2021:

NEW: Final exam in Lecture Hall 6-401.

On July 20, 2021:

NEW: No Quiz. Review of the lectures and practicing GRE Physics.

On July 13, 2021:

Quiz 10 on Nuclear Reactors (The handout has been revised.)

On July 6, 2021:

Revised syllabus and text for all chapters (2021) are available.

On July 6, 2021:

Quiz 9 on Chap. 9 and Chap. 10.
Documents on Nuclear Reactors and Feynman (The size of an atom) are available.

On Jun 29, 2021:

No Quiz. Documents on Chap. 10, Gravitational Waves, and Exoplanets are available.

On Jun 22, 2021:

Quiz 8 on Chap.1 Glossary Part 3 and 4 (pages 4 - 5) and on Chap. 8 (Articles).

Documents for Chap. 9, Feynman (The size of an atom), and Gravitational waves are available.

On Jun 15, 2021:

Quiz 7 on Chap.1 Glossary Part 1 and 2 (pages 1 - 3) and on Chap. 7 (Prepositions).

Text for Chap. 8 (Articles) as well as the script and recordings of Feynman (Deuteron and 2He nucleus) are available.

On Jun 8, 2021:

Quiz 6 on Chap. 6 (Gerunds and participles), on Equations 1 to 6 in Chap 2 (Sec. 2-6), and on Element names (26 names).

Text for Chap. 7 (Prepositions) is available.

On Jun 1, 2021:

Essay Due at 12:00 noon (See Chap. 2, p7).

No Quiz this week.

Dr. Yajian Hu's presentation slides have been uploaded.

On May 25, 2021:

Quiz 5 on Chap.1 Glossary Part 4 (page 5 only) and on Chap. 5 (Adjectives, adverbs, etc.).

The Excel file for Chap. 1 and text for Chap. 6 (Gerunds and participles) are available.

On May 18, 2021:

Quiz 4 on Chap.1 Glossary Part 3 (page 4 only) and on Chap. 4 (Verbs).

The Excel file for Chap. 1 and text for Chap. 5 (Adjectives, etc.) are available.

The script for Feynman’s”nuclei and particles" is also available.

Audio recordings by Prof. John Doyle (Eqs. 1-6) and by Prof. Doug McLaughlin (Feynman, D and 2He) have been revised.

On May 11, 2021:

Quiz 3 on Chap.1 Glossary Part 2 (page 3 only) and on Chap. 3 (Nouns).

The Excel file for Chap. 1 and text for Chap. 4 (Verbs) are also available.

On April 27, 2021:

Lecture is given on Zoom accessible via PandA.

Syllabus has been updated.

Quiz 2 on Chap.1 Glossary Part 1, page 2 (words 37-63 only) AND on Chap 2 (Sec. 2-5 and Sec. 2-6 Eqs. 1 and 2 only).

Please download the text for Chap. 3 (Nouns).

COVID-19 glossary can be downloaded.

On April 20, 2021:

Quiz 1 on Chap.1 Glossary Part 1 (words 1 - 36 only).

The Excel file is also available. Text for Chap. 2 and COVID-19 glossary are also available.

On April 13, 2021:

Lecture starts at 15:00 (in Lecture Hall 6-401).

Tentative Syllabus, the Text used last year (AY2020),
as well as the Solutions to the excercises can be downloaded.
You may also download last year's final exam (2019).