English 5 is designed to improve students’ English language skills for academic purposes and provide them with more knowledge in relevant areas. The materials include topics such as international and intercultural issues as well as current topics of science and technology. Expectations require students to practice: reading academic articles, listening to English lectures, speaking before an audience, and developing skills to write paragraphs and short essays.
By the end of this course, students will:
・be able to express their ideas and opinions in classes confidently
・be able to write paragraphs or short essays
・be able to better understand academic lectures
・practice effective reading strategies
Four language skills, fostering international awareness, communication skills, studying abroad, TOEFL
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Following the textbook, students work on listening, writing and speaking exercises in groups.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation, begin Chapter 1||Classbook exercises|
|Class 2||Complete Chapter 1||Classbook exercises|
|Class 3||Complete Chapter 2||Classbook exercises|
|Class 4||Complete Chapter 3||Classbook exercises|
|Class 5||Complete Chapter 4||Classbook exercises|
|Class 6||Complete Chapter 5||Classbook exercises|
|Class 7||Revise Chapters 1-5||Prepare for the final exam|
|Class 8||Final Exam and review|
Contemporary Topics (Pearson Longman, 2009)
Instructions in class
Vocabulary tests, writing exercises, presentations. Details will be provided in the first class of the course.