This course is aimed at students pursuing a long-term exchange. Students will do training to improve the four skills of English. Students will learn English skills necessary for a long-term exchange at the graduate level (capable of listening to contents at the general education course level of bachelor students, take notes, make presentations in seminars, and express your opinion), and learn vocabulary and English skills to explain specialized content without difficulty.
Understand the TOEFL question, and be able to follow its outline. Also be able to clearly explain orally not just the main points of the material, but also its outline. Students should also be able to comment on and give a presentation on the reading problems assigned. Be able to clearly answer questions from students in the classroom. Also be able to hold a somewhat specialized debate.
TOEFL Study-abroad, Communication, Four skills in English
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Attendance is taken at each class. The course is built around TOEFL-modelled listening and speaking activities (including Integrated Skills activities that also involve reading) in the textbook and its related online support sites.
(Note: Syllabus is subject to change based on the levels, needs, and actual number of students.)
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Introduction to Course and diagnostic test Speaking Question 1, pages 226-236||Identify course aims. Acquire speaking skills for the TOEFL.|
|Class 2||Speaking Question 2 pages 237-248||Acquire speaking skills for the TOEFL.|
|Class 3||Speaking Question 3 pages 248-265||Acquire speaking skills for the TOEFL.|
|Class 4||復習と中間テスト（スピーキング） Review and mid-Quarter short speaking test||Demonstrate knowledge of class materials. Demonstrate knowledge of materials from Speaking Questions 1 through 3.|
|Class 5||Speaking Question 4 pages 266−283||Acquire speaking skills for the TOEFL.|
|Class 6||Speaking Question 5 pages 284-298||Acquire speaking skills for the TOEFL.|
|Class 7||まとめとスピーキング試験 Review and Speaking test||Consolidation, application, and integration of skills, materials, and key concepts. Demonstrate knowledge of class materials. Demonstrate knowledge of materials from Speaking Questions 1 through 5.|
Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFLiBT Test. 3rd Edition.
Deborah Phillips Pearson Education 2015. ISBN 10:0-13-324802-X
Additional reading materials and handouts will be distributed in class.
evidence of weekly preparation 20%
class participation 30%
It is recommended that students take this course in sequence with TOEFL Seminar 13.
Attendance at the first class is compulsory for students planning to take this course.