2017 English 6 35-LS

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English language courses
Harada Daisuke 
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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


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

For each unit in the textbook:
・Students are required to read the unit and solve the exercise problems before coming to class.
・The instructor (1) clarifies the essential points of the unit, (2) shows solutions to the exercise problems, and (3) has students construct a short paragraph on a given topic using the points of the day and present it orally or in writing to the class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Function Textbook, pp. 134-153
Class 2 Attitude Textbook, pp. 154-175
Class 3 Purpose Textbook, pp. 176-195
Class 4 Organization Textbook, pp. 196-209
Class 5 Inference Textbook, pp. 210-228
Class 6 Actual Test 1 Textbook, pp. 229-236
Class 7 Actual Test 2 Textbook, pp. 237-242
Class 8 Review / Examination Exericse problems: Lectures and conversations


Park, Jin-sun. 『まるわかりTOEFL iBTテスト リスニング』 J Research Press, 2014. (ISBN 978-4-86392-181-8)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

To be announced in class

Assessment criteria and methods

Students are assessed on practical English skills and on the degree to which they can use them to communicate with others.
Activities in class: 20%
Homework assignments: 30%
Final exam: 50%

Related courses

  • LAE.E211 : English 5

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