2017 English 3 再2

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Saeki Yasuki 
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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


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

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

In this course students will be urged to read each unit and solve the exercise problems before coming to the class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction, Unit 1 Reading, Listening
Class 2 Review Test(1), Unit 2 Reading, Listening
Class 3 Unit 3, Unit 4 Reading, Listening
Class 4 Review Test(2), Unit 5 Reading, Listening
Class 5 Review Test(3), Unit 6 Reading, Listening
Class 6 Unit 6, Unit 7 Reading, Listening
Class 7 Review Test(4), Unit 8 Reading, Listening
Class 8 Final Exam, Recapitulation Review, Consolidation


15 Selected Units of English through the News Media(2016 edition)

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Assessment criteria and methods

Final Exam 30%
Review Tests 70%

Related courses

  • LAE.E114 : English 4

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