2021 English 7

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Academic unit or major
Common Course of Undergraduate School
Instructor(s)
Tanioka Takehiko 
Course component(s)
Exercise    (ZOOM)
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed3-4(H119A)  
Group
-
Course number
ZEN.E397
Credits
2
Academic year
2021
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2021/3/19
Lecture notes updated
-
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

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

Class flow

Students are to study one chapter of the textbook every week. A short review test is set at the end of each class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 General Orientation on the course and the TOEIC test To know how to prepare for the TOEIC test
Class 2 Textbook Chapter 1 Transportation and Information To become familiar with the use of progressive forms
Class 3 Textbook Chapter 2 Instructions and Explanations To become familiar with the use of perfect tenses
Class 4 Textbook Chapter 3 Eating and Drinking To become familiar with the use of past tense
Class 5 Textbook Chapter 4 Business Scene To become familiar withe the expressions about time, place and number
Class 6 Textbook Chapter 5 Communication To become familiar with the expressions about money
Class 7 Textbook Chapter 6 Socializing To become familiar with the use of verbals
Class 8 Textbook Chapter 7 Invitation To become familiar with the use of auxiliary verbs
Class 9 Textbook Chapter 8 Treatment and Insurance To become familiar with "There is/are" structures
Class 10 Textbook Chapter 9 Culture and Entertainment To become familiar with the use of subjunctive mood
Class 11 Textbook Chapter 10 Shopping To become familiar with the use of nouns
Class 12 Textbook Chapter 11 Sports and Exercise To become familiar with expressions about negation
Class 13 Textbook Chapter 12 Trouble and Claims To become familiar with the use of tag questions
Class 14 General Review Reviews on what you have learned so far

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.

Textbook(s)

Start-up Course for the TOEIC L and R Test (Seibidou)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

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.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

tanioka[at]ila.titech.ac.jp

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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