シラバス Syllabus

担当教員 Instructor Name Chang Chih Hao
コード Couse Code NUC028_N24B
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 Term3

授業の概要 Course Overview

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

English is the global language and is important in education, interpersonal relations and business. Using active learning methodology, the ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE 600 course is designed to help students develop the core English language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking to be successful in further academic study and and workplaces. By actively participating in class activities, students will have the confidence and ability to strengthen their ʻFrontier Spiritʼ and bridge the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

This course has a special focus on grammar and vocabulary learned through reading, writing, listening, speaking tasks designed to help students achieve the CEFR B2 level at the TOEIC® Listening and Reading 785-940 score range.

到達目標 / Achievement Goal

Students will be able to develop and improve their core English language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking by actively participating in case method class activities and completing all written homework and assignments.

*This is a SAC compulsory course.

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

o Grammar: to review the grammar learnt in the previous academic year, to use the grammar of each week in class activities.
o Reading: to improve reading fluency, and to learn and use critical reading strategies.
o Listening: to learn and use critical listening strategies to identify key facts, to search for and recognize information about people, places, things and events from an audio sample.
o Speaking & Communication: to discuss topics using spontaneous and practiced speech, to accurately express one's opinion, to ask and respond to questions about one's opinion.
o Writing: write learning various writing styles, with a focus on complex sentences.

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 70 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 30 %
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. The independent study will include work homework assigned on Google Classroom and from the course materials available in the online platform of the Business Result Elementary textbook. Group and peer interaction will occur through the semester, which will be evaluated and supported with feedback from the instructor.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


Class 1 & 2: Review of Term 2 (Units 4-7)

Unit 8 Orders - Working with Words (Orders & Deliveries); Language at Work (The passive voice)


Class 1 & 2: Unit 8 Orders - Practically Speaking (How to discuss payment terms); Business Communication (Making requests); Talking Point (Comparing payment methods)

Case Study 1


Class 1 & 2: Unit 9 Selling - Working with Words (Advertising); Language at Work (Modal verbs 1 - obligation, necessity and permission)


Class 1 & 2: Unit 9 Selling - Practically Speaking (How to interrupt and avoid interruption); Business
Communication (Controlling the discussion in meetings); Talking Point (Going viral)

Case Study 2


Class 1 & 2: Unit 10 Environment - Working with Words (Environmental Protection); Language at Work (First conditional)


Class 1 & 2: Unit 10 Environment - Practically Speaking (How to ask for clarification); Business Communication (Giving a formal presentation); Talking Point (Nudging)

Case Study 3


Class 1 & 2: Unit 11 Entertaining - Working with Words (Corporate hospitality); Language at Work (countable and uncountable nouns); Practically Speaking (How to ask about food on a menu); Business Communication (Inviting and offering); Talking Point (Hospitality or bribery?)

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 = Weekly SAC Writing Activities

Quizzes / Tests = The Average of May & December TOEIC Test scores + Class activities

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 all 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.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • David Grant, Jane Hudson, John Hughes「Business Result: Pre-Intermediate (Second Edition)」Oxford University Press(2016)978-0194738767

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


担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

Chih Hao Chang completed his M.Sc. at The University of Edinburgh and his Doctoral (PhD) degree at Nagoya University. His main research centers on Sociology of Education. He has related interests in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Second Language Acquisition (SLA), and Educational Policy Studies and Shadow Education.

(実務経験 Work experience)

He has taught in Taiwanese universities over the past few years.

Refereed Articles

  • (2023) Taking stock of the research into professional learning communities: Paradigms, pathways, and possibilities. Teaching and Teacher Education 0742-051X
  • (2023) Bilingual education in a globalized age: An ecological perspective on two Chosonjuk schools in China. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
  • (2021) What can a migrant child gain through linguistic investment in juku? findings from a longitudinal narrative inquiry study in Japan. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 0143-4632
  • (2021) Vocabulary learning strategy instruction in the EFL secondary classroom: an exploratory study. Language Awareness 0965-8416
  • (2020) Learning English in the shadows: Taiwanese students’ reflections on their English private tutoring learning experiences. Porta Linguarum 2695-8244

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2020). Effects of Private Tutoring on Studentsʼ Academic Performance: Focusing on Parental Involvement. JAHSS・JASID Joint International Conference .JAHSS・JASID Joint International Conference. 1. 2. The University of Tokyo
  • (2019). The Effectiveness of English Private Tutoring among Taiwanese Secondary-Language Learners. 2018 International Conference on Bilingual Learning and Teaching .2018 International Conference on Bilingual Learning and Teaching . 1. 2. Open University of Hong Kong
  • (2017). Two Heads are Better than One. Nagoya University Multidisciplinary Journal .Third International Symposium on Academic Writing and Critical Thinking. 1. 2. Nagoya University