2019 English 5 再2

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English language courses
Harada Daisuke 
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Course description and aims

English 5 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 skills, 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

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

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction: What is TOEIC L&R Test? Pre-test Textbook, pp. 12-23
Class 2 Unit 1 Food & Restaurant Textbook, pp. 24-33
Class 3 Unit 2 Entertainment Textbook, pp. 34-43
Class 4 Unit 3 Travel Textbook, pp. 44-53
Class 5 Unit 4 Sports & Health Textbook, pp.54-63
Class 6 Unit 5 Purchasing Textbook, pp. 64-73
Class 7 Unit 6 Housing & Accommodations Textbook, pp. 74-83
Class 8 Review and Final Exam Overall exercise: Part 1 - Part 7


Ritsuko Uenaka, Seiko Korechika, Fast Pass for the TOEIC L&R Test (Cengate Learning, 2019)

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To be announced in class

Assessment criteria and methods

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%

Related courses

  • LAE.E111 : English 1
  • LAE.E112 : English 2
  • LAE.E113 : English 3
  • LAE.E114 : English 4
  • LAE.E212 : English 6
  • LAE.E213 : English 7
  • LAE.E214 : English 8
  • LAE.E311 : English 9

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