2016 English 5

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Kiuchi Kumiko 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Thr3-4(H119B)  
Group
34-LS
Course number
LAE.E211
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2017/1/11
Lecture notes updated
2016/5/11
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

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.

Student learning outcomes

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

Keywords

Four language skills, fostering international awareness, communication skills, studying abroad, TOEFL

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

Following the textbook, students work on listening, writing and speaking exercises in groups.

Course schedule/Required learning

  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

Textbook(s)

Contemporary Topics (Pearson Longman, 2009)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Instructions in class

Assessment criteria and methods

Vocabulary tests, writing exercises, presentations. Details will be provided in the first class of the course.

Related courses

  • ZEN.E396 : English 6

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

None

Other

None

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