|科目の目的・到達目標||The English Reading courses aim to help students become comfortable with English texts of general interest, including newspaper and magazine articles and other works in prose, either fiction or non-fiction, and by the second year with specialised materials in the Policy Sciences and Cultural Studies. Work in the courses will include activities designed to help students understand the basic structures of English sentences, paragraphs, and essays, improve reading comprehension and speed, and identify and form critical judgements about the key issues and main ideas in the texts under discussion.|
|授業の概要||As in the first semester, the textbook, In Focus I, which introduces several important global issues
will be used in this class. Students will be expected to make efforts to speak up in class in English
and make their views known.
|授業計画||Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Online Advertising: Making our Lives Better?
Week 3 Matching statements with the author's opinion
Week 4 Winning at Any Cost
Week 5 Ranking activities in which drugs are likely to be used
Week 6 Do You Want to Live Forever?
Week 7 Comparing results
Week 8 Test and Review
Week 9 I Lost My Job to a Machine
Week 10 Discussin jobs robots should do
Week 11 Treatment of Animals
Week 12 Collecting information on food production
Week 13 Who Owns the News?
Week 14 Ranking how probable news stories are
Week 15 Test and Review
|評価方法||・Homework & Participation 60%
Note: Students who are absent four times or more during the semester will receive the grade ‘F’.
|テキスト・参考文献等||Browne, C., B. Culligan, & J. Phillips, In Focus I, Cambridge, 2014
|授業外の学習活動||Students are required to spend at least an hour per week studying textbooks, class materials, or handouts in order to prepare for the next class and also to review material studied in previous classes.|