2022 English 3 10-LS

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Kiuchi Kumiko 
Class Format
Exercise     
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
()  
Group
10-LS
Course number
LAE.E113
Credits
1
Academic year
2022
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2022/4/20
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

English 3 is designed to improve students’ English language skills for academic purposes and provide them with 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 lectures in English, speaking in front of an audience, and writing paragraphs and short essays.

There are two types of classes in English 3. RW classes focus on reading comprehension and skill in written composition, and LS classes focus on listening and oral expression.

Each student is assigned to a class and instructors for each class conduct the course using “Course description and aims”, “Student learning outcomes”, and “Keywords” as the basic framework.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will:
・ Have improved their English skills required for learning at university and for research activities
・ Be able to understand written and spoken materials correctly in diverse areas including international and intercultural issues, science, and technology
・ Be able to write paragraphs and short essays with unity and coherence
・ Have gained confidence in using English to state their opinions and improved their oral expression skills

Keywords

Four language skills, fostering international awareness, communication skills, studying abroad, TOEFL

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Students are required to answer questions in some of the exercises in the textbook and in worksheets and fill out the Google Form prior to each class. In class, we discuss the answers in English and work on some listening and speaking exercises.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction + Elocution Understand the overall content of the course Learn elocution and presentation techniques
Class 2 Lesson 1 + Paraphrasing Skill Understand the content covered in class. Learn paraphrasing skill
Class 3 Lesson 2 + Presentation skills Understand the content covered in class. Learn basic presentation skill
Class 4 Lesson 3 + Referencing Understand the content covered in class. Learn referencing skills
Class 5 Lesson 4 + Mini-quiz + Presentation practice Understand the content covered in class. Practice presentation skills
Class 6 Lesson 5 + Presentation session 1 Understand the content covered in class. Practice note-taking and discussion skills in presentation sessions
Class 7 Exam + Presentation session 2 Review and exam Practice note-taking and discussion skills in presentation sessions

Textbook(s)

AFP World News

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Handouts for classes are distributed via T2Schola and/or Slack.

Assessment criteria and methods

Google Forms: 40%
Presentation: 30%
Mini-quiz: 10%
Exam: 20%

Related courses

  • LAE.E111 : English 1
  • LAE.E112 : English 2
  • LAE.E114 : English 4
  • LAE.E211 : English 5
  • LAE.E212 : English 6
  • LAE.E213 : English 7
  • LAE.E214 : English 8
  • LAE.E311 : English 9

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

None

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