2016 English 6

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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.E212
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2017/1/11
Lecture notes updated
2016/4/3
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

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.

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, 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

Students practice listening, writing and speaking in groups by working on the exercises in the textbook.

Course schedule/Required learning

  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

Textbook(s)

Ellen Kisslinger, Contemporary Topics 2 (Person Longman, 2009)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Instructed in class

Assessment criteria and methods

Vocabulary text, writing, presentation and the exam. Details will be provided in the first class of the course.

Related courses

  • LAE.E211 : English 5

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

None

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