シラバス Syllabus

担当教員 Instructor Name 夏 思洋(XIA siyang)
コード Couse Code NUC012_N23A
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category 専門教育科目300系 / Specialized Subject 300
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2023 UG Nisshin Term1

授業の概要 Course Overview

Misson Statementとの関係性 / Connection to our Mission Statement

The course will equip the students with essential English communication skills and global competences as stated in the mission of the University, such as "frontier spirit" and professional abilities necessary to bridge the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world. The students will learn relevant business English vocabulary as well as communication strategies, which will enable them to successfully navigate the complex world of global business.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

-To improve students' English communication skills in business situations.
-To introduce and cultivate knowledge on topics such as business correspondence, meetings, negotiations, and presentations.
-To help students achieve a high score on TOEIC.

到達目標 / Achievement Goal


本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals


LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication
LG5 Business Perspectives (BSc)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes

-Students will have the opportunity to become a competent and confident user of elementary Business English
-Students will be introduced to some of the key topics and themes in contemporary Business English
-Students will understand the style of easy business communication and given the opportunity to develop the basic skills of making presentations, taking part in meetings, negotiating, telephoning and using English in social contexts
-Students will deal confidently with simple business texts in English

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4 質の高い教育をみんなに(Quality Education)

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 80 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 20 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

事前学修と事後学修の内容、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Pre- and Post-Course Learning, Report, Feedback methods

This course will be guided by a lecture, which will be supported by independent study completed by the students outside of class. After-class individual and group work is also encouraged to take place in the library.
Feedback will be provided on homework assignments, in-class participation, quizzes in the class.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


Course introduction & Overview
Unit 1 Introductions

Case study: A job fair in Singapore: Decide on the successful candidate for a job


Vocabulary test
Unit 2 Work and leisure

Case study: Hudson Design Inc.: Resolve issues with unhappy staff


Vocabulary test
Unit 3 Problems

Case study: High-Style Business Rentals: Respond to negative customer feedback


Vocabulary test
Unit 4 Travel

Case study: The Gustav Conference Centre: Coordinate the needs of three different companies


Vocabulary test
Unit 5 Food and Entertainment

Case study: Which restaurant? Choose the right place to eat for some important clients


Vocabulary test
Unit 6 Buying and selling

Case study: NP Innovations: Decide on a new product


Vocabulary test
Course review

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 30 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 30 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 30 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 10 %
期末試験 Final Exam 30 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

Starting from the second week, there will be a vocabulary test at the beginning of each class, so those who arrive late will miss the test and their grades will be affected.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • David Cotton, David Falvey, Simon Kent「Market Leader Elementary」Pearson Education ESL(2016)9781292134758

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Educational Testing Service『公式TOEIC Listening & Reading問題集 9』国際ビジネスコミュニケーション協会、2022年

授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation

Teaching this course for the first time.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Siyang Xia obtained his Ph.D. in English Linguistics from the Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University. After working as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Letters, Aichi Shukutoku University, he is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business. He specializes in English Linguistics and conducts research in syntax and historical linguistics.

(実務経験 Work experience)

2018 〜 2022 大同大学 非常勤講師
2019 〜 2023 愛知淑徳大学 助教
2022 〜 2023 名古屋商科大学 非常勤講師
2023 〜 現在 名古屋商科大学 専任講師

Refereed Articles

  • (2023) Co-occurrence of Epistemic Modality in Chinese. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation 6(11): 2617-0299
  • (2020) Synchronic and Diachronic Aspects of Floating Quantifiers in English. Nagoya University

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2021). Passive Participles Movement in the History of English. JELS 38 .The Thirteenth International Spring Forum of The English Linguistic Society of Japan. 1. 2. Kansai University
  • (2019). On the Historical Development of Floating Quantifiers in English. JELS 36 .The Eleventh International Spring Forum of The English Linguistic Society of Japan. 1. 2. Hokkaido University