授業科目名 英語Ⅰ(Academic Communication Skills 1b)
英語授業科目名 English Ⅰ(Academic Communication Skills 1b)
科目ナンバリング ENG1006
講義番号 NX11555 担当教員[ローマ字表記] エドワース ヴアツィンガ,アドリアーナ イーディス(Lecture), 英語教育開発センター教員 [Edwards Wurzinger,Adriana Edith(Lecture)]
科目区分 基盤 開講学部 教育機構
単位数 1 必修・指定選択・選択の別
開講学期(期別) 第4 曜日時限 月1,水1
教室 全学講義棟 2-103 対象年次
初年次教育科目

クラス指定

None

他との関連(関連項目)

As established by University regulations. General English Skills, Academic Essay Writing, English for Specific Purposes

履修条件(授業に必要な既修得科目または前提知識)

TOEIC score: 500 or above
Correlative Lectures: ACS 1; AEW 1; ESP 1
Refer to your Faculty / Department regulations.

テーマ・副題

Academic Speaking & Presentation Skills for Academic Purposes (1b) - Preparation for IELTS & TOEFL (1b)

授業科目の到達目標

Through this course students will be able to:

1) Develop a more comprehensive understanding of presentation techniques through a diversity of methods. Students will be taken systematically through essential matters of giving formal academic presentations ― from outlining ideas, to using visual aids, to engaging the audience and handling questions;
2) Research and apply methods to help develop critical thinking when working with sources in a foreign language;
3) Develop their self-confidence when using English for academic and general communication purposes;
4) Acquire a body of knowledge that will enrich and improve their research skills using English;
5) Improve their level of communication, language and analytical skills through the study and practice of specific skills (e.g.: text and presentations' analyses, debates, research, etc);
6) Develop a better understanding of the structure and requirements of the TOEFL and IELTS tests, focusing specially on the listening and reading sections;
7) At the onset of the course, each student will do a needs analysis of the university they would like to study abroad including information about the entrance requirements, the English language assessment requirements, and their reasons applying; including any extra information about the study abroad program in order for student to get a better idea of what is required to enter the desired program successfully.

学科・専修等の学習・教育目標との関連

See above (授業科目の到達目標)
Please remember that this syllabus will be MODIFIED according to the performance and needs of the students, which will be evaluated throughout the course.

授業キーワード

Presentation - Communication Strategies - Public Speaking Skills - Information - Speech Structure - Debate - IELTS - TOEFL

授業の内容

This course has been designed for non-native speakers of English who have demonstrated good communication skills but need to learn basic oral strategies to succeed in the academic environment.
Attention will be given to developing more effective listening comprehension skills, understanding the structure and organization of a presentation and its elements, and delivering contents clearly and effectively.

This course will also introduce the students to visual aids as a fundamental tool for successful presentations. Students will be asked to develop individual research projects on a topic of their interest (related to the program) using the techniques and methods discussed during this lecture, with the final objective of demonstrating their skills in a public presentation at the end of the course.

During the course students will be introduced to the basic features and characteristics of the TOEFL and IELTS tests, and encouraged to work on developing their vocabulary, listening and speaking skills according to the minimum standards necessary to successfully take the tests.

授業の方法・事前準備学修・事後展開学修

Including but NOT limited to: Reading and listening comprehension - Debates - Presentations - Individual research projects - Analysis of audiovisual and web-based materials.

授業展開(スケジュール)

Class 1: Lecture policies - Assessment of language level and knowledge of the subject.

Class 2: Introduction to the IELTS and TOEFL tests. General guidelines. Discussion.

Class 3: IELTS & TOEFL structures: sections, points allocation, preparation strategies.

Class 4: Preparing for IELTS & TOEFL: general practice. Research project guidelines.

Class 5: Preparing for IELTS & TOEFL: general practice. Research project proposals and discussion.

Class 6: Practice tests. Introduction. Preparing a presentation and discussing a topic. The importance of good didactic materials. Reading assignment. Research project: progress assessment.

Class 7: Preparing a presentation: using technology. Progress assessment. Discussing the reading assignment. IELTS & TOEFL practice tests.

Class 8: Using technology: multimedia and bibliography - individual progress assessment. Analysis of web-based material. IELTS & TOEFL practice tests.

Class 9: Creating your presentations: Theory and practice. Midterm report and presentations deadline. Practice tests.

Class 10: Speech analysis: focus on individual projects. Speech structure and contents organization. Reading assignment. Practice tests.

Class 11: Focus on individual projects. Final assignment guidelines. Presentation of available research topics. Discussion and final choices. Practice tests.

Class 12: Focus on individual projects. Final assignment guidelines. Presentation of available research topics. Discussion and final choices. Practice tests.

Class 13: Final individual presentations - Project development. Consultation class. Practice tests.

Class 14: Final individual presentations - Evaluation and feedback will be provided after each presentation.

Class 15: Final individual presentations - Evaluation and feedback will be provided after each presentation.


成績評価方法

Completion of class assignments.
Attendance and participation in class according to regulations.
Partial reports and presentations as required throughout the course.
Final individual research report and presentation.

Grading System
1. Attendance and Participation: 20%
2. Assignments and Homework: 40%
3. Examinations, Essays and Presentations: 40%

成績評価基準

平成27年度以降入学者:GP:4=S, 3=A, 2=B, 1=C, 0=F
平成26年度以前入学者:素点:80~100=優、70~79=良、60~69=可、0~59不可

テキスト

A selection of texts and resources will be provided throughout the course.

参考図書

Gibbs, C. and Warhover, T. (2002). Getting the whole story. New York: The Guilford Press.

Hemmert, A. and O’Connell, G. (1998). Communicating on Campus: Skills for Academic Speaking. California: Alta Book Center.

Nisbett, Richard E. (2003). The geography of though. New York: Free Press.

Wenger, Etienne. (1998). Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning and Identity. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Weston, Anthony. (2000). A Rulebook for Arguments. Indianapolis: Hackett.

Note: Further TOEFL/IELTS references will be included during the course according to the students’ needs.

学生へのメッセージ

Speaking is one of the most powerful means of influencing others. In your career, your business ventures and in your life, knowing how to speak in public can help you to communicate your ideas clearly and without fear.

This course will also guide you through the first steps necessary to achieve a successful approach to both the TOEFL and IELTS tests.

その他・備考

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