実践キャリア英語Ⅲ【260017】


Basic course information

Course type 博士後期課程授業 Credits
Elective/Compulsory 選択 Course format 講義
Course start 10月ー12月 Room L12会議室

Course outline

Supervising lecturer Paul McAleese
Lecturer Paul McAleese
Course objectives The objectives of this course are to improve confidence and proficiency in English communication for future careers in business and science. This third course will focus specifically on practical speaking and reading skills using material from a range of professional contexts such as finding employment, business emails, conferences and notifications/announcements. This course will also introduce specific strategies and self-study techniques to further improve TOEIC test scores.
Course methodology The objectives of this course are to improve confidence and proficiency in English communication for future careers in business and science. This third course will focus specifically on practical speaking and reading skills using material from a range of professional contexts such as finding employment, business emails, conferences and notifications/announcements. This course will also introduce specific strategies and self-study techniques to further improve TOEIC test scores.

Course plan

Comments Number Topic Content
1 Introductions and overview Course overview, useful classroom language & warm-up, explaining self-study tasks
2 Communication & reading 1 Language, skills, and strategies tasks
3 Communication & reading 2 Language, skills, and strategies tasks
4 Communication & reading 3 Speaking and reading test 1
5 Communication & reading 4 Language, skills, and strategies tasks & review
6 Communication & reading 5 Language, skills, and strategies tasks
7 Communication & reading 6 Speaking and reading test 2
8 Communication & reading 7 Final checks & review

Textbook/Reference book

Textbook Tactics for the TOEIC Test: Listening and Reading Test Introductory Course, Student Book (Grant Trew, Oxford) ISBN 978-0-19-452976-1
Reference book

Other information

Eligibility for this course This is a compulsary course for all second year Frontier and Expert Course students. (*) It can also be taken as an optional course by International or Doctor Course students.
Consultation times Thursday 3:10-5pm C102 (or make an appointment by email)
Grades/Evaluation The grade for this course will be based on two mini-tests (40%), weekly quizzes and self-study tasks (20%), a post-course TOEIC-IP test (30%), and general participation (10%).
Related courses Professional English I
Professional English II
Important information Students are required to attend at least 5 (of the 8) classes to be eligible for course credit.