2017 English 3 再1

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Kiuchi Kumiko 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed5-6(W321)  
Group
再1
Course number
LAE.E113
Credits
1
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2017/3/17
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

English 3 is designed to improve students’ English language skills for academic purposes and provide them with 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 lectures in English, speaking in front of an audience, and writing paragraphs and short essays.

There are two types of classes in English 3. RW classes focus on reading comprehension and skill in written composition, and LS classes focus on listening and oral expression.

Each student is assigned to a class and instructors for each class conduct the course using “Course description and aims”, “Student learning outcomes”, and “Keywords” as the basic framework.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will:
・ Have improved their English skills required for learning at university and for research activities
・ Be able to understand written and spoken materials correctly in diverse areas including international and intercultural issues, science, and technology
・ Be able to write paragraphs and short essays with unity and coherence
・ Have gained confidence in using English to state their opinions and improved their oral expression skills

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

(0) One class covers one to two units. Read the text and answer the questions before you come in to class.
(1) Review the content covered a week before by working on some quizzes.
(2) Check answers to (0) and understand the content of the text.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction Get an over view of the course.
Class 2 Unit 1 Understand the content of the assigned unit(s).
Class 3 Units 2 +3 Understand the content of the assigned unit(s).
Class 4 Units 4 +5 Understand the content of the assigned unit(s).
Class 5 Units 6 +7 Understand the content of the assigned unit(s).
Class 6 Units 8 +9 Understand the content of the assigned unit(s).
Class 7 Unit 10 Understand the content of the assigned unit(s).
Class 8 Final exam and review Review the content covered in the course.

Textbook(s)

Science Wisdom(Seibi-do)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

To be announced in class

Assessment criteria and methods

Quizzes 50% Final exam 50%

Related courses

  • LAE.E114 : English 4

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

None

Other

None

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