|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 continue to 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/Jobs
Week 2 Problems in the Workplace
Week 3 Shopping
Week 4 Consumerism & the Environment
Week 5 School/Problems
Week 6 Bullying/Alternative Schools
Week 7 Review/Presentations
Week 8 TV & Movies
Week 9 News/Violence
Week 10 Respecting Nature
Week 11 Environmental Problems
Week 12 Making a Difference
Week 13 Just Imagine
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.