This course is designed to develop English skills for the Reading and Writing sections of the TOEFL test through TOEFL-type exercises in reading and writing and reviewing of them.
This course aims to help students improve their TOEFL score and develop their English skills to study at universities in English speaking countries.
In this course students will
・be able to find better ways to answer the questions in the TOEFL test (especially of reading and writing sections) through various exercises.
・develop academic skills in English and apply those skills to general situations.
TOEFL, reading and writing skills of English, Studying abroad
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
1) Throughout the class, students are given exercise problems related to what is taught on that day
2) Attendance is taken in every class.
3) Students must practice speaking English by overlapping and shadowing materials written in English
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Course overview Standardized test TOEFL exercise: DNA||The reading exercise must be reviewed in group in next class. Review the TOEFL exercise provided in the class.|
|Class 2||TOEFL exercise: Gender||The reading exercise must be reviewed in group in next class. Review the TOEFL exercise provided in the class.|
|Class 3||TOEFL exercise: Industrial Revolution||The reading exercise must be reviewed in group in next class. Review the TOEFL exercise provided in the class.|
|Class 4||TOEFL exercise: Education|
|Class 5||TOEFL exercise: Race|
|Class 6||TOEFL exercise: Technology||Review the TOEFL exercise provided in the class.|
|Class 7||TOEFL exercise Standardized test||Review the TOEFL exercises provided in the whole course.|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
The textbook will not be used and handouts will be delivered.
1) None required.
2) Some materials used in class can be found on OCW-i.
3) Course materials are provided during class if necessary.
Class participation: 10%
Class assignments: 70%
Final assignment: 20%
It is recommended that students take this course in sequence with TOEFL Seminar (Reading and Writing) 1.
Attendance at the first class is compulsory for students planning to take this course.