|科目の目的・到達目標||The English Communication courses aim to equip students with the communicative skills they need to feel comfortable speaking and listening to English in a variety of settings, social, academic, and professional. Students will participate in activities designed to improve their listening comprehension and ability to make themselves understood in spoken English, including formal or informal presentations or other activities relevant to their personal and academic interests. Course materials may include news reports, interviews, and lectures from radio, television, video, or film, as well as materials prepared by students themselves to accompany presentations, debates, or discussions.|
|授業の概要||In this class, students will develop essential listening and speaking skills.They will not only learn about various topical issues but also be able to have meaningful discussions about them.
|授業計画||Week 1 Course Introduction/Health Habits
Week 2 Smoking/Nutrition,
Week 3 Animal Rights/Vegetarianism
Week 4 Endangered Species
Week 5 Fashion/ Image
Week 6 Eating Disorders/Sweatshops
Week 7 Review/Presentations
Week 8 Family/Raising Children
Week 9 Discipline/Family Relationships
Week 10 Culture/Experiencing a New Culture
Week 11 Preserving Traditional Culture
Week 12 Love/Marriage
Week 13 Choosing a Suitable Partner
Week 14 Review/Presentations
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||McLean, Kristy. TOPIC TALK ISSUES, 2nd Edition.
EFL Press Japan, 2009. ISBN: 4580244428212
|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.|