This course is designed to develop English skills for the Reading and Writing sections of the TOEFL test through TOEFL-type exercises in reading and writing and reviewing of them.
This course aims to help students improve their TOEFL score and develop their English skills to study at universities in English speaking countries.
In this course students will
・understand what TOEFL tests are like, especially in reading and writing sections, and how to answer the questions in each section of the test.
・develop academic skills in English and apply those skills to general situation.
TOEFL, reading and writing skills of English, Studying abroad
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
In each class, students will practice the reading, writing and listening sections of the TOEFL using the textbook and review the contents.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Introduction to TOEFL iBT|
|Class 2||Unit 8 Listening (lecture) Astronomy||textbook pp.54-58.|
|Class 3||Unit 10 Writing Integrated essay; Independent essay||textbook pp.65-71.|
|Class 4||Unit 12 Reading Linguistics||textbook pp.77-83.|
|Class 5||Unit 13 Listening (lecture) Anthropology||textbook pp.84-88.|
|Class 6||Unit 15 Writing Integrated essay; Independent essay||textbook pp.95-100.|
|Class 7||Unit 15 Writing Integrated essay; Independent essay||textbook pp.95-100.|
|Class 8||review, final exam|
Complete Navigator for the TOEFL iBT, Sanshusha, 2017.
Useful sources will be referred to as necessary.
activities in class 30%
Final exam: 50%
It is recommended that students take this course in sequence with TOEFL Seminar (Reading and Writing) 3.
Attendance at the first class is compulsory for students planning to take this course.