シラバス Syllabus

Course Title ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE 600 S(Repeat)
担当教員 Instructor Name 栗原 典子(Noriko Kurihara)
コード Couse Code NUC025_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 English language course aims to educate and inspire students to become innovative and ethical leaders through the medium of English. In so doing, it is hoped they can grasp and take on the ideal of ʻFrontier Spiritʼ and the ability to create knowledge in English for the advancement of business and society.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

This course will provide students with the foundation to learn the English language and productive and respective skills in preparation to achieve the CEFR B1level at the TOEIC® Listening and Reading score (550-780 score range).

到達目標 / Achievement Goal

This course focuses on understanding grammar and making use of the knowledge through reading, listening, speaking, and communication tasks assuming various business situations. Across the classes, assignments and tasks typical to the junior high school and senior high school English classrooms are repeated and presented in individual and pair work formats. Homework and individual study components for active learning through online modules are also woven throughout the course.
* This is a SAC compulsory subject.

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

- Grammar: to review grammar learned from high school lessons, to use the grammar of each week in statements and questions
- Vocabulary: to learn vocabulary to express one's idea and describe things in daily life
- Reading: to improve reading fluency, and to learn and use critical reading strategies, such as skimming and
- Listening: to learn and use listening strategies to identify key information, facts, and main ideas via audio
or samples;
- Speaking & communication: to discuss topics using spontaneous and practiced speech, to accurately describe people, places and things, to be able to ask and respond to questions about one's own and someone else's daily life

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. The independent study outside of class will include written as well as online homework tasks. Group and peer interaction will occur throughout the semester, and will be supplemented within individual work.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


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

Course overview
Vocabulary overview
Unit 1: Meeting people


Vocabulary quiz
Reading fluency exercise
Unit 2: Telephoning


Vocabulary quiz
Writing exercise
Unit 3: Schedules and appointments

A good time to meet (from the textbook)


Vocabulary quiz
Listening exercise
Unit 4: Company performance
Review unites 1-4


Vocabulary quiz
Speaking exercise
Unit 5: Products and services

Living and working abroad (from the textbook)


Vocabulary quiz
Grammar activity
Unit 6: Talking about decisions

Decision-making styles (from the textbook)


Vocabulary quiz
Listening / Speaking game
Unit 7 Complaints and problems
Term 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 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 15 %
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 15 %
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 - Weekly SAC activities
Final report = June TOEIC test
For SAC compulsory classes, students are required to study over 20 hours during the semester at SAC in the Central Information Center. Additionally, students enrolled in SAC compulsory courses are required to take the TOEIC exam 2 times 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.
Students' progress will be evaluated weekly.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • Roger Barnard & Jeff Cady「Business Venture 2」Oxford University Press(2019)978-0194578189

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

TEX加藤著『TOEIC L&R TEST 出る単特急 金のフレーズ』朝日新聞出版社、2018年、ISBN: 9784023315686
Additional materials will be supplied by the instructor; other resources may be made available from tasks and materials in the SAC.

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

Students will be encouraged to participate in pair and group discussions, so that they will find it easy to speak in the whole class activities.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

   修士 ( MA in TESOL/ Applied Linguistics ) Teachers College Columbia University, Japan

Noriko Kurihara has many years of English teaching experience at both secondary school and at higher education institutions such as Kyoto University, Ritsumeikan University, Nara Women’s University, Okayama University and Kurashiki City College. Her research interests include learner autonomy, critical thinking, and sociolinguistics. Her main focus has been on process-oriented writing and the impact of peer review on the development of student writing skills. She has given numerous academic presentations for professional organizations such as JALT, JACET, TESOL, IATEFL and AILA, and her research has appeared in international publications such as TESOL Journal and the Asian Journal of Applied Linguistics. She has also been active in international youth exchange programs and occasionally edits and reviews articles for peer-reviewed journals.

(実務経験 Work experience)

1981 ~ 2014 兵庫県立高等学校 (教諭)
2014 ~ 2018 奈良女子大学、立命館大学、京都大学、岡山大学、兵庫県立大学、神戸芸術工科大学 (非常勤講師)
2018 ~ 2023 倉敷市立短期大学 (准教授)
2023 名古屋商科大学  (准教授)

1981 ~ 2014 teacher at senior high schools in Hyogo Prefecture
2014 ~ 2018 instructor at Nara Women's University, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto University,
Okayama University, Hyogo Prefectural University, Kobe Design University
2018 ~ 2023 associate professor at Kurashiki City College 
2023 ~ associate professor at NUCB

Refereed Articles

  • (2023) Training High School Students on Summary Writing. The Bulletin of the Writing Research Group, JACET Kansai Chapter 15 1883-7840
  • (2019) The Significance of Collaborative Learning in Foreign Language Education: A Sociocultural Perspective. Kyoto University Research Information Repository (KURENAI)
  • (2017) Do Peer Reviews Help Improve Student Writing Abilities in an EFL High School Classroom?. TESOL Journal 8(2): 1056-7941
  • (2017) Peer review in an EFL classroom: Impact on the improvement of student writing abilities. The Asian Journal of Applied Linguistics 4(1): 2308-6262