実践キャリア英語 I【210001】


Basic course information

Course type 一般 Credits 1
Elective/Compulsory 必修 Course format 講義
Course start 1年次春学期 5月~6月 Room L12会議室(Class DはL13会議室になる週もある)

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 first course will focus specifically on practical speaking and reading skills using material from a range of professional contexts such as conferences, technology, business emails, and finding employment. This course will also introduce specific strategies and self-study techniques to further improve TOEIC test scores.
Course methodology Active student participation will be expected in a range of pair-work and small group activities. Classes will also include weekly vocabulary peer-testing, and a small number of short TOEIC test simulations. There is also a significant self-study(reading and vocabulary) component to this course with students being expected to complete at least 10hours/lesson outside class.

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
6 Communication & reading 5 Language, skills, and strategies tasks
7 Communication & reading 6 Speaking and reading test 2
8 Communication & reading 7 Course review & final checks

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 first year Frontier and Expert Course students but it can also be taken as an optional course by International or Doctor Course students.
Consultation times Thursdays 3:10-5pm C102 (or make an appointment by email).
Grades/Evaluation The grade for this course will be based on two tests (40%), weekly quizzes and homework tasks (20%), self-study reading (30%), and general participation (10%).
Related courses Professional English II
Professional English III
Important information Students are required to attend at least 5 (of the 8) classes to be eligible for course credit.