|科目の目的・到達目標||This course aims to encourage students to become more friendly with English reading. The lecturer also places importance on communication and discussion based on the reading contents. The contents will help students understand contemporary Japanese culture and society and extend the range of their vocabulary.|
|授業の概要||The textbook of this course consists of various issues on out contemporary Japanese society in which students would be interested. It also provides them with active learning experiences. Through the pair and group work, students will be expected to develop how to engage with the text, and actively discuss the issues learned from the reading. In addition, students are supposed to take TOEFL Reading tests on a routine basis in order to reinforce their reading competency.
|授業計画||Week 1 Unit 7 Writing Diaries on the Web
Week 2 Unit 7 Writing Diaries on the Web
Week 3 Unit 8 Uluru, Not Ayers Rock
Week 4 Unit 8 Uluru, Not Ayers Rock
Week 5 TOEFL Reading test
Week 6 Unit 9 More People Enjoying a Solo Life
Week 7 Unit 9 More People Enjoying a Solo Life
Week 8 Unit 10 Who Would the Taxis Stop for?
Week 9 Unit 10 Who Would the Taxis Stop for?
Week 10 TOEFL Reading test
Week 11 Unit 11 Be a Responsible Pet Owner
Week 12 Unit 11 Be a Responsible Pet Owner
Week 13 Unit 12 The Super-detective Is Blind
Week 14 Unit 12 The Super-detective Is Blind
|評価方法||• Participation 20%
• Class performance 30%
• TOEFL Reading tests 50%
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||Tetsuhito Shizuka, Reading in Action, KINSEIDO, 2009, 978-4-7647-3881-2|
|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.|