2016 Advanced English Communication for Engineers

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Course description and aims

This course is a small class for studying English communication in technical fields, by an instructor who is a native speaker of English.

This course will develop students' English presentation skills, which are important for English communication in technical fields.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, the students will be able to give a concise English presentation.


English presentation, Scientific English

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

1) An instructor with native English will give lectures on English presentations in technical fields.
2) To improve English communication skills, students studying listening, vocabulary improvement, and the nature of presentations in each class.
3) Every student will give a presentation in English on the final day of lectures.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance, placement Understand the importance of English communications as an engineer.
Class 2 Describing a technical process in Englsih Be able to explain engineering processes in English.
Class 3 Presentation using various types of figures and tables in English. Deliver a presentation using figures and tables in English.
Class 4 Accurately and precisely describing and comparing objects. Explain and compare objects in English.
Class 5 Preparing and organizing a presentation. Prepare a presentation in English.
Class 6 Designing and effectively delivering a presentation. Deliver a presentation effectively in English.
Class 7 Presenting with power point. Deliver a presentation using power point.
Class 8 Final examination of English presentation Give a small English presentation.


We use an original text for this Tokyo Tech course, prepared by an instructor.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None required.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students are evaluated based on exercises in each class (50%) and a final presentation (50%). Attendance is required for all classes.

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  • None

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

TOEIC score is 600 points or more.

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