|科目の目的・到達目標||This course is designed to help students develop basic conversational skills in an easy and friendly format. It is a simple and practical course. It covers basic and familiar topics. Through this course, students will be able to make friendly, simple, interesting conversations with themselves and native speakers.|
|授業の概要||- The classroom activities are simple and practical.
- They are based on easy, practical topics.
- Students work individually, then with a partner.
- First, listen to conversations and fill in simple conversations. Then practice reading them with a partner. Help on intonation and natural conversation skills will be practiced. Then very simple dictation practice.
- Then more sentence construction; then more simple conversation practice, based on reading conversations.
|授業計画||The following schedule is subject to change depending on student level and classroom dynamics. However the majority of the lessons will be taught
1) Introduction and general outline of course:
Unit 1: Meeting people; starting a conversation with a stranger.
2) Unit 2: Discussing school and library use.
3) Unit 3: Travel and Transport; journeys and using trains.
4) Unit 4: Where do you live? Discussing where you live, your hometown, etc.
5) Unit 5: Where are you from? Discussing your background.
6) Unit 6: Do you have a job? Discussing work & employment.
7) Unit 7: Preparation for midterm project & presentation.
8) Unit 7: Time & Schedules: Discussing times, lateness, appointments, etc.
9) Unit 8: Mid-Term Test.
10) Unit 9: Free Time and Sports & Exercise
11) Unit 10: Shopping, Clothes and Money
12) Unit 11: Food & Drink
13) Unit 12: Invitations.
14) Unit 13: Vacations: Summer and Winter.
15) Final Test & Review.
|評価方法||Attendance of 11 out of 15 weeks is required to pass.
In-class participation: 50%.
Mid term exam: 25%.
Final Exam: 25%.
|テキスト・参考文献等||Real-Time English, by Eric Patterson and John McGrath, PMP Educational Books, ISBN 978-1-933606-17-0|
|授業外の学習活動||No homework is required. However, students should review in their own time before the mid-term and final examinations.|