2017 English 6 再3

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English language courses
Koizumi Yuto 
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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

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

Class flow

This course is designed to learn English through films produced in English spoken countries.Understanding a narrative told in English and knowing the history and ideas in the background of the story, students will be able to acquire the English language skills with fun. Students are required to attend as fully as possible and participate in class activities.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction: how to learn English though films Reading scene A
Class 2 Scene A: reading and listening Reading comprehension
Class 3 Scene A: shadowing and dictation Reading out loud and recitation
Class 4 Scene B: reading and listening Reading comprehension
Class 5 Scene B: shadowing and dictation Reading out loud and recitation
Class 6 Scene C: reading and listening Reading comprehension
Class 7 Scene C: shadowing and dictation Reading out loud and recitation
Class 8 Exam and review Learn how to watch films with critical points of view


Handouts will be distributed.

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To be announced in class.

Assessment criteria and methods

In-class performance: 40%, Final exam: 60%

Related courses

  • LAE.E211 : English 5

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