2019 English 7 16-RW

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Kiuchi Kumiko 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon3-4(H116)  
Group
16-RW
Course number
LAE.E213
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2019/3/18
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

English 7 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

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

Students must familiarize themselves with topics described in the required learning section before coming to class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction to the academic writing: a basic format Students learn a basic format of the academic writing
Class 2 Peer-review Students learn basic peer-review skills.
Class 3 Paraphrasing Students learn how to paraphrase.
Class 4 Description Students learn expressions to describe something.
Class 5 Contrast and comparison Students learn expressions of contrast and comparison.
Class 6 Expression opinions Students learn how to express opinions.
Class 7 Review session Students review the overall content of the course.
Class 8 Final Exam and Review

Textbook(s)

Handouts

Reference books, course materials, etc.

To be instructed in class when necessary

Assessment criteria and methods

Assignment in class:25%
Essay writing: 35%
Final exam: 40%

Related courses

  • LAE.E111 : English 1
  • LAE.E112 : English 2
  • LAE.E113 : English 3
  • LAE.E114 : English 4
  • LAE.E211 : English 5
  • LAE.E212 : English 6
  • LAE.E214 : English 8
  • LAE.E311 : English 9

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

None

Other

None

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