Based on English 5, English 6 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, studying abroad, TOEFL
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students practice listening, writing and speaking in groups by working on the exercises in the textbook.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation Unit 8||Exercises in the textbook|
|Class 2||Complete Unit 8||Exercises in the textbook|
|Class 3||Complete Unit 9||Exercises in the textbook|
|Class 4||Complete Unit 10||Exercises in the textbook|
|Class 5||Complete Unit 11||Exercises in the textbook|
|Class 6||Complete Unit 12||Exercises in the textbook|
|Class 7||Review Units 8-12||Exercises in the textbook|
|Class 8||Final Exam and review|
Ellen Kisslinger, Contemporary Topics 2 (Person Longman, 2009)
Instructed in class
Vocabulary text, writing, presentation and the exam. Details will be provided in the first class of the course.