|科目の目的・到達目標||This is a general English course aimed at improving students' speaking, listening, reading, writing, pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar skills.|
|授業の概要||Lessons will consist of several activities involving the above skills with the main focus on speaking and listening about real life situations in many places in the world. Vocabulary will be introduced thematically. There is also a National Geographic Video at the end of each chapter based on authentic situations and adventures which generate good discussion.|
|授業計画||There are 12 chapters to the book, so each chapter will last about 2 weeks. In the second semester Chapters 7-12 will be taught.
Lesson 1: Unit 7: "Work" Job Interviews. Job Satisfaction. Present Perfect.
Lesson 2: Unit 7: Opinions about various types of work. Work place in the future. Video - Butler School.
Lesson 3: Unit 8: "Technology": The Importance of Technology. New Inventions. Relative Clauses.
Lesson 4: Unit 8: Robots in the future. Problems that inventions solved. Using Nature to improve designs. Video- Wind Power.
Lesson 5: Unit 9: "Languages and Learning"; Education, ways of learning. Radio documentary about learning Kung Fu in China. Present Simple Passive.
Lesson 6: Unit 9: History of Writing, Saving Languages, Learning skills, Adult Education. Video - Disappearing Voices.
Lesson 7: Unit 10: "Travel and Holidays" Holiday activities, accommodation. Travellers and Tourists.
Lesson 8: Unit 10: Planning a Holiday. Tour Guides. Working holidays, Unusual journeys. Video - Living in Venice.
Lesson 9: Group Presentations.
Lesson 10: Writing exercises. Consolidation of grammar and vocabulary.
Lesson 11: Unit 11: "History" Archeology. How people lived in the past. Time Capsules. Used to. Reported Speech.
Lesson 12: Unit 11: Special moments in history. Ancient Civilizations. Video - the Lost city of Macchu Picchu.
Lesson 13: Unit 12: "Nature: Animals and Camouflage. Photography in the Wild, Remote Countries.
Lesson 14: Unit 12: Promoting your region, predicting your country's future. Video - Cambodia Animal Rescue.
Lesson 15: Review
|評価方法||Grading will be based on class participation, attitude, improvement in language skill, 1 written test, a speaking and listening test and a presentation.|
|テキスト・参考文献等||"LIFE" Pre- Intermeditate, by John Hughes HEINLE Cengage Learning ISBN 978 - 1- 133-31570-4|
|授業外の学習活動||Students are required to read the next reading extract in each chapter in preparation for the lesson as well as do weekly homework based on the content taught in the unit.|