|科目の目的・到達目標||・To help students improve their reading skills and speed.
・To help students engage more deeply with content-based reading
・To help students practice summarizing important information
・To help students build their English vocabulary and knowledge of idioms.
・To encourage students to think critically and communicate their own ideas about the topics presented.
Students will read a new passage each week and deepen their understanding through various exercises. The class also focuses on new idioms and vocabulary reinforcement. Students are then encouraged to think further about what they have read and communicate their own ideas and feelings about the topics presented.
|授業計画||Week 1 Course introduction. Unit 1: The Story of Numbers
Week 2 The Story of Numbers
Week 3 Traditional Medicine
Week 4 Frida Kahlo
Week 5 The History of English
Week 6 The Tiger in the Living Room
Week 7 Review Units 1-5, discussion
Week 8 The Mid-Autumn Festival
Week 9 Car Culture
Week 10 The Temple of Borobudur
Week 11 Gift-Giving Etiquette
Week 12 Pole Carving
Week 13 Review Units 6-10, discussion
Week 14 Presentations and feedback
Week 15 Food Allergies
Week 16 Digital Comics
Week 17 Crime and Punishment
Week 18 The Tango
Week 19 The Morning or Evening Person?
Week 20 Review Units 11-15, discussion
Week 21 Jim Thompson
Week 22 The Great Illusionist
Week 23 Maushart’s Experiment
Week 24 Women’s Basketball
Week 25 Chewing Gum Art
Week 26 Review Units 16-20, discussion
Week 28 Presentations and feedback
Weeks 1 through 14 are first semester and Weeks 15 through 28 are second semester.
・Attendance, class participation, pair and group work, assignments and quizzes 50%
|テキスト・参考文献等||Malarcher, Casey, Reading Advantage 4, Cengage Learning, 2016. ISBN-13: 978-981-4336-56-7|
|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.