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.
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.
TOEIC, listening skills, reading skills, vocabulary, grammar
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
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|
|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|
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.
Start-up Course for the TOEIC L and R Test (Seibidou)
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.
This is a course for students who began their degree in or before April 2015.
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.