2018 English 7 4

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Academic unit or major
Common Course of Undergraduate School
Instructor(s)
Kiuchi Kumiko 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed7-8(W331)  
Group
4
Course number
ZEN.E397
Credits
2
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2018/3/20
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

All students are required to obtain the credit for ONE of either English 5, English 6, or English 7. Students who have failed both English 5 and English 6 register for this course in the seventh term of the old curriculum (i.e. the first and second quarters of their fourth academic year). This is one of the old curriculum courses offered on a semester basis.

By offering TOEIC-style exercises, this course aims at comprehensively improving students' English skills, expanding their vocabulary and strengthening their knowledge of grammar.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
・ expand their vocabulary and improve their knowledge of grammar.
・ develop overall English proficiency, with particular emphasis on listening and reading skills.

Keywords

TOEIC, listening skills, reading skills, vocabulary, grammar

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Students are required to study one chapter of the textbook every week.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Orientation session Course introduction How to prepare for the TOEIC test
Class 2 Textbook Chapter 1 To become familiar with expressions in travelling
Class 3 Textbook Chapter 2 To become familiar with expressions at the work place
Class 4 Textbook Chapter 3 To become familiar with expressions in restaurants
Class 5 Textbook Chapter 4 To become familiar with expressions of seasons and weather
Class 6 Textbook Chapter 5 To become familiar with expressions on health
Class 7 Textbook Chapter 6 To become familiar with expressions in travelling
Class 8 Textbook Chapter 7 To become familiar with expressions on vacations
Class 9 Textbook Chapter 8 To become familiar with expressions at the work place
Class 10 Textbook Chapter 9 To become familiar with expressions about shopping
Class 11 Textbook Chapter 10 To become familiar with expressions on job hunting
Class 12 Textbook Chapter 11 To become familiar with expressions on entertainment
Class 13 Textbook Chapter 12 To become familiar with expressions on travelling
Class 14 Textbook Chapter 13 To become familiar with expressions at the work place
Class 15 Overall review of the course Overall review of the course

Textbook(s)

『The TOEIC Listening and Reading Test Circuit』(Shohakusya)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Please make sure to attend the first session of the course as a detailed syllabus and weekly schedule will be distributed.

Assessment criteria and methods

The grade takes into account both the TOEIC score achieved and work done in class. All students who pass the course are given a score of 60. Further details will be explained at the orientation.

Related courses

  • ZEN.E395 : English 5
  • ZEN.E396 : English 6

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

This is a course for students who began their degree in or before April 2015.

Other

Students MUST attend one of the orientation sessions in the first week of the semester. See the notice board in West 3 Building, Ookayama Campus, for further details.
Slightly different rules will apply to students who began their degree in or before April 2010; they will be explained at the orientation.

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