|科目の目的・到達目標||The target skills for the course will concentrate on reading, writing and speaking to develop improved comprehension and understanding of English.|
|授業の概要||The aim of this course is to develop and strengthen knowledge of business and economic English terminology as well as to boost confidence in expressing opinions.|
|授業計画||The course will begin with short simple presentations based on responses to questions covering everyday economic/business situations. A text covering a current economic issue will be provided as a handout with three sections: vocabulary, comprehension and opinion. Students will be required to check vecabulary definitions using a dictionary. Comprehension will be based on answering questions relating to the text. Students will be asked to write and present their opinion of the text in the third section. In the second semester the objective will be to develop the ability to organize and deliver longer, more detailed presentations.
Weeks 1-14 Three-section handouts as described above will be given out in class. It is not posssible to give exact details of the handouts in advance as topics pertaining to current affairs are used.
week 1 Introductions
week 2 new auto technologies.
week 3 Internet developments.
week 4 Oil markets.
week 5 IPOs.
week 6 currencies.
week 7 government sector.
week 8 private sector.
week 9 auto industry.
week 10 stocks.
week 11 corporate tax.
week 12 consumption tax.
week 13 exchange rates.
week 14 government strategies.
Week 15 Summery
Second semester will follow the same pattern as first semester.
|評価方法||Grading will be conducted in class throughout both semesters based on attitude, attendance and homework. There will be no retesting.|
|テキスト・参考文献等||All materials for the course will be provided in the form of handouts. English-Japanese dictionary required.|
|授業外の学習活動||Homework must be completed and handed in at the beginning of each class|