シラバス Syllabus

担当教員 Instructor Name Fei Chen
コード Couse Code NUC024_N24A
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 4
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 2024 UG Nisshin Term1

授業の概要 Course Overview

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

In line with NUCB's mission statement, this course aims to educate and inspire students to become innovative and ethical leaders through the medium of English. They are expected to grasp and take on the ideal of “Frontier Spirit” and improve their ability to create knowledge in English for the advancement of business and society.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

The course will provide students with the foundation to complete receptive and productive English language tasks linked to the CEFR A2-B1 level. It has a special focus on vocabulary and grammar learned inductively and deductively through reading, writing, listening, and speaking tasks embedded within a progressive complexity of information, materials and tasks presented. Across the term, language is recycled via engaging active learning tasks that make use of individual, pair, group and technological formats to enhance the chances of acquisition. Homework and individual study components via online learning are also integrated throughout the course.

到達目標 / Achievement Goal

Building on the English Fundamentals 500 courses, this course will further strengthen students' four English language skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing, in order to prepare them in their pursuit of graduation and post-graduation goals, including job searching, job application and /or further academic study.

*This is a SAC compulsory course. For SAC compulsory classes, students are required to study over 20 hours during the semester at SAC in the Central Information Center.

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
LG7 International Perspectives (BA)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students can expect to
- Understand intermediate-level English grammar constructions
- Be able to produce statements and questions at the CEFR A2–B1 level
- Gain vocabulary knowledge through review and recycling via receptive and productive tasks
- Improve reading fluency
- Learn and use critical listening strategies to identify key themes in audio or video samples
- Be able to accurately describe/explain business-related actions and events
- Take part in case study discussion using intermediate English communication skills

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 learner-centered course will be guided by an instruction in the form of grammar, vocabulary, listening and reading input (supported by individual study completed by the students) as well as speaking and writing practice in equal components. Individual study will include work from online course materials. Group and peer interaction will occur regularly throughout the term, and will be supplemented with individual work.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


*This is a tentative course outline and subject to change based on students' abilities and needs*

Week 1& 2
Unit 1


Week 3&4
Unit 2

“Do you work too much”


Week 5&6
Unit 3

“Products you can’t live without”


Week 7&8
Unit 4


Week 9&10
Unit 5


Week 11 &12
Unit 6

“The Best Companies to Work For?”


Week 13 &14
Unit 7

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 20 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 20 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 20 %
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 0 %
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

Preparation Report = SAC Reports = 20%
Class Contribution = Active participation in the class through speaking and writing in English = 20%
Quizzes = Tests (20%) + TOEIC (10%) = 30%
Final Exam = 30%

Students enrolled in SAC compulsory courses are all required to take the TOEIC exam twice at NUCB during the spring semester (May) and fall semester (November). Failing to do so, a student will receive Incomplete for his/her grade for the SAC compulsory course in the semester in which the student failed to take the TOEIC exam.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • David Grant, Jane Hudson and John Hughes「Business Result: Pre-Intermediate (Second Edition)」Oxford University Press(2010)978-0-19-473876-7

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Additional materials will be supplied by the instructor

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

"Easy to read and understand slides"

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

Fei Chen is an assistant professor at Nagoya University of Business and Commerce. He holds a BA in English (China University of Political Science and Law), a MSc in Modern Japanese Studies (University of Oxford), and a Ph.D in Interdisciplinary Information Studies (University of Tokyo). He is interested in transnational history, particularly the history of cultural exchange between Japan and China. He co-edited Alternative Representations of the Past: The Politics of History in Modern China (2020) and published his research in peer-reviewed journals like Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies, Journal of Modern Chinese History, International Journal of Asian Studies, Journal of Asian History, and Asian Studies Review.

(実務経験 Work experience)

Before coming to Nagoya, Fei Chen taught at Shanghai Normal University and was a visiting scholar at Harvard-Yenching Institute and University of Tokyo.

Refereed Articles

  • (2023) Translating and transplanting revolution: the circulation of discourses on the American Revolution between China and Japan. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (Online First): 1474-0591
  • (2020) Buddhisizing the World: Global Imperialism and Kawaguchi Ekai’s Travels in Tibet. Journal of Asian History 54(1): 0021910X
  • (2020) Transforming an Imperial Frontier: Japanese Knowledge and the Qing Empire’s New Tibet Policy. Asian Studies Review 44(3): 1467-8403
  • (2019) Rediscovering Yellow River and Yangtze River: Circulation of Discourses of the North-South Dichotomy between China and Japan, 1895–1911. International Journal of Asian Studies 16(1): 1479-5922
  • (2018) Loyalist, Patriot, or Colonizer? The Three Faces of Zheng Chenggong in Meiji Japan and Late Qing China. Journal of Modern Chinese History 12(1): 1753-5662