2018 English 8 再1

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Koizumi Yuto 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed5-6(S222)  
Group
再1
Course number
LAE.E214
Credits
1
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2018/3/20
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Based on English 7, English 8 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

Keywords

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, hence, 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 -Scene A: reading and listening -Have an overview of the course -Reading comprehension
Class 2 Scene A: reading out loud and shadowing Reading out loud and recitation
Class 3 Scene B: reading and listening Reading comprehension
Class 4 Scene B: reading out loud and shadowing Reading out loud and recitation
Class 5 Scene C: reading and listening Reading comprehension
Class 6 Scene C: reading out loud and shadowing Reading out loud and recitation
Class 7 Review scene A, B, C Reading out loud and recitation
Class 8 Final exam and review Review the content covered in the course.

Textbook(s)

Handouts will be distributed.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

To be announced in class if necessary

Assessment criteria and methods

-Quiz + in-class performance: 70%
-Final exam: 30%

Related courses

  • LAE.E213 : English 7

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

None

Other

None.

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