|科目の目的・到達目標||This is a general English course aimed at improving students' level of confidence in communicating about many general day to day events and current affairs topic in English.|
|授業の概要||This is primarily a speaking and listening course using real life situations and current affairs topics, incorporating skills of vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, reading, listening, speaking, critical thinking, writing and delivering presentations. Each unit starts by introducing the vocabulary needed to understand the listening and reading exercises, followed by relevant grammar exercises and finishes with a TED talk. Students use critical thinking to discuss topics arising from the Talk and then each write up a mini-presentation which will be delivered in small groups. Presentation topics will be chosen as students progress through the unit. Students are also expected to spend time outside class hours on their presentations. Research is encouraged.|
|授業計画||There are 10 units in the book. Units 1-5 will be studied in the first semester, with each unit taking about 3 lessons. Each unit is divided into 5 sections. Sections A and B will be studied in the first lesson, Sections C and D in the second and Section E in the third.
Unit 1 "Show your Emotions."
Lesson 1: 1A Vocabulary for describing Emotions. Vocabulary Building - Suffixes. Listening - Exploring Animals in the Wild. Grammar. 1B Reading - Why people smile. Speaking and critical thinking exercises.
Lesson 2: 1C Grammar - Talking about the present. Speaking - lifestyles. 1D - Ted talk - This app knows how you feel.
Lesson 3: 1E - Speaking. Writing and presentations in small groups.
Unit 2 "Enjoy the Ride."
Lesson 4: 2A Vocabulary for travel. Vocabulary Building - Compound Nouns. Listening - directions.
2B Reading -Urbexers. Living in the Urban environments. Critical thinking - Selecting information. Speaking.
Lesson 5: 2C Grammar - Narrative forms. Pronunciation. 2D Ted talk - Happy maps. 2E Speaking - Directions. Writing and presentations.
Unit 3 "Active Lives"
Lesson 6: 3A Vocabulary for sports. Vocabulary building - Phrasal verbs. Listening - challenging sports.
3B Reading - Conservation through sports in Africa. Critical thinking. Speaking.
Lesson 7: 3C Grammar - present perfect and present perfect continuous. Reading - Marathons. 3D - Ted Talk - How I swam the North pole.
Lesson 8: 3E Speaking - School sports. Writing and Presentations.
Unit 4 "Food"
Lesson 9: 4A Vocabulary for food. Vocabulary building - Compound adjectives. Listening - Cooking in schools. 4B Reading - Street food.
Lesson 10: 4C Grammar for predictions. Pronunciation. Sentence stress. 4D Ted talks - Why I am a weekday vegetarian.
Lesson 11: 4E Speaking - Future plans. Writing and presentations.
Unit 5 "Work"
Lesson 12: 5A Vocabulary to describe work. Grammar. Listening - The world of work. 5B Reading - Crime fighting, superpower.
Lesson 13: 5C Grammar - Modals. Reading - Job Evolution. 5D Ted talk - Why the best hire might not have be perfect resume.
Lesson 14 5E Speaking - Going for the job. Writing and presentation.
Lesson 15: Review
|評価方法||Grading will be based on class participation, attitude, improvement in language skill, weekly homework, a written test, a speaking test, a listening test and mini presentations. 80% attendance is required to pass the course.|
|テキスト・参考文献等||"PERSPECTIVES 2" by Daniel Barber, Lewis Lanford, Amanda Jefferies. National Geographic Learning. Cengage Learning. ISBN 978 -1-337-27713-6|
|授業外の学習活動||Students are required to spend time on their presentations outside class hours, plus complete reading tasks that were not done in class time.|