There are two kinds of classes in English 9: “English 9 without class attendance” and “English 9 for repeaters”. This class is “English 9 for repeaters”, for those who have not been able to achieve or exceed the English 9 minimum required score set by Tokyo Tech. By attending this class they work towards obtaining the credit.
By offering TOEFL-style exercises, this class aims at comprehensively improving students’ English skills, expanding their vocabulary and strengthening their knowledge of grammar.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
・ expand their vocabulary and improve their knowledge of grammar.
・ attain comprehensive general English proficiency.
TOEFL, TOEIC, four English language skills, minimum required score
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Please make sure to attend the first session where you will be informed of the weekly schedule and assessment criteria of the course.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation||Objectives of the course What is TOEFL ITP?|
|Class 2||Module 1, Lesson 1 and Lesson 3||Listening: Understanding agreement and disagreement Structure: Verb tenses (1)|
|Class 3||Module 1, Lesson 2 and Lesson 5||Listening: Understanding gist Reading: Understanding gist|
|Class 4||Module 1, Lesson 4 and Lesson 6||Structure: Verb tenses (2) Reading: Understanding purpose|
|Class 5||Module 2, Lesson 1 and Lesson 3||Listening: Understanding negatives Structure: Articles|
|Class 6||Module 2, Lesson 2 and Lesson 5||Listening: Understanding specific information Reading: Understanding specific information|
|Class 7||Module 2, Lesson 4 and Lesson 6||Structure: Comparatives and superlatives Reading: Understanding pronoun reference|
|Class 8||Review and the Final exam||Overall exercise in listening, structure, and reading|
Boost Your English 1ーPractice for TOEFL ITPー (Seibido)
Information will be provided in class.
The final assessment is made based on (1) your TOEFL or TOEIC score and (2) your participation and progress in class. The grade awarded for this course will be either “pass” or “fail”. Further details will be explained at the orientation.
This is a course for students who began their degree in or after April 2016.
Students MUST attend one of the orientation sessions in the first week of the quarter. See the notice board on the third floor, West 3 Building, Ookayama Campus, for further details. If you have any questions, come to the Administrative Office of the Foreign Languages Section (Room 805, 8th floor, West 3 Building, Ookayama Campus) or the Student Services Division, Suzukakedai Campus.