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.
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
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
By using exercise questions of the TOEIC Listening and Reading Test, students will build a firm base on which to strengthen practical use of English in various situations. Students are required to read the assigned unit and prepare in advance.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Unit 8 Workplace||Textbook, pp. 58-66|
|Class 2||Unit 9 Fitness Club||Textbook, pp. 67-75|
|Class 3||Unit 10 Sightseeing||Textbook, pp. 76-86|
|Class 4||Unit 11 International Conference||Textbook, pp. 87-96|
|Class 5||Unit 12 Computer Society||Textbook, pp. 97-106|
|Class 6||Unit 13 Employment||Textbook, pp. 107-117|
|Class 7||Unit 14 Job Training||Textbook, pp. 118-128|
|Class 8||Review and Final Exam||Overall exercise: Part 1 - Part 7|
Ishii, Iwata, Yamaguchi, et al. All Powerful Steps for the TOEIC Listening and Reading Test (Seibido, 2017)
Students are assessed on practical English skills and on the degree to which they can use them to communicate with others.
In-Class Quiz 25%, Homework 25%, Final Exam 50%
It is not allowed to register for two or more courses where the same textbook is used.