シラバス Syllabus

担当教員 Instructor Name 佐藤 亜美(Ami Sato)
コード Couse Code NUC070_N24B
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 2024 UG Nisshin Term4

授業の概要 Course Overview

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

To achieve our Mission Statement, this course focuses on Business English reading and listening skills to foster students with their 'Frontier Spirits', global perspectives, and abilities to contribute to the business world where English is considered as a common language for business communication.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

This course aims to prepare students for the TOEIC tests in May and November. With this course, students will learn the foundation to develop their productive and receptive English skills in preparation to achieve the CEFR B1 level (550-780) at the TOEIC® Listening and Reading score.

到達目標 / Achievement Goal

Students will learn TOEIC test strategies alongside general English skills: speaking, listening, reading, grammar and vocabulary. Students can also acquire English communication skills and knowledge equivalent to a TOEIC score of minimum 600 points.

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

Through this course, students can develop and improve the following skills and knowledge:
・test strategies for taking the TOEIC test
・listening skills to understand descriptive statements, short dialogues, conversations between two or three people, and speeches
・reading comprehension skills for the workplace
・vocabulary and grammar to achieve a CEFR B1 level at the TOEIC® Listening and Reading score
・communication skills for business situations

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 60 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 40 %
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

1. Course Approach
This course will be guided by lectures, which will be supported by independent study completed by the students outside of class. Group and peer interaction will occur throughout the term and will be supplemented with individual work. Case Method is also incorporated.

2. Pre- and Post-Course Learning
Students will be expected to spend 2 hours a week to prepare and review each lecture in advance, which will include written as well as online homework tasks.

3. Feedback Methods
Oral and written feedback will be provided for assignments in class or Google Classroom.

4. Resources for Self-Study
Student are encouraged to use the resources available at SAC in the Central Information Center (Library).

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


Vocabulary Quiz
Unit 8 Health Care: Section B (pp.114-119)
Case Discussion

Case for Day1: "Doctor's appointment"
Note: This is a tentative case subject to change.


Vocabulary Quiz
Unit 8 Review Test (TOEIC Test format)
Unit 9 Housing and Property: Section A (pp.120-122)


Vocabulary Quiz
Unit 9 Housing and Property: Section A (pp.123-125), Section B (pp.126-133)


Vocabulary Quiz
Unit 9 Review Test (TOEIC Test format)
Case Discussion

Case for Day4: "Looking for a flat"
Note: This is a tentative case subject to change.


Vocabulary Quiz
Unit 10 Banking and Finance: Section A (pp.134-139)


Vocabulary Quiz
Unit 10 Banking and Finance: Section B (pp.140-147)


Vocabulary Quiz
Unit 10 Review Test (TOEIC Test format)
Case Discussion

Case for Day7: "Shopping addiction"
Note: This is a tentative case subject to change.

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

Class Contribution (20%) = active participation in class discussion, pair/group work activities
Preparation Report (20%) = case assignments, assignments from the textbook
Quizzes/Tests (30%) = Review Tests in Day2, Day4 and Day7 (20%), weekly vocabulary quizzes (10%)

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • Graham-Marr, Anderson, Howser & Sato「NEW TOEIC® Skills 2」ABAX ELT Publishers(2016)978-1-78547-082-0

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

【Official Textbook/公式問題集】
(1) Educational Testing Service『公式TOEIC Listening & Reading 問題集 10』国際ビジネスコミュニケーション協会、2023年、ISBN: 9784906033713
(2) Educational Testing Service『公式TOEIC Listening & Reading 650+』国際ビジネスコミュニケーション協会、2023年、ISBN: 9784906033706
(3) Educational Testing Service『公式TOEIC Listening & Reading 500+』国際ビジネスコミュニケーション協会、2022年、ISBN: 9784906033676

【Vocabulary Book/単語帳】
(4) Educational Testing Service『TOEIC® Listening & Reading 公式ボキャブラリーブック』国際ビジネスコミュニケーション協会、2019年、ISBN: 9784906033560
(5) TEX加藤『TOEIC L&R TEST 出る単特急 金のフレーズ』朝日新聞出版社、2017年、ISBN: 9784023315686

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

I will continue to improve this course in response to students' feedback in the previous course evaluation.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

研究分野 : イン/ポライトネス、談話分析、コンピュータ媒介コミュニケーション

Academic Degree:Ph.D. in Linguistics (Lancaster University)
Research Area:Im/politeness, Discourse analysis, Computer-mediated communication

(実務経験 Work experience)

2018 - 2019 小樽商科大学 非常勤講師、北海学園大学 非常勤講師
2019 - 現在 名古屋商科大学 専任講師

2018 - 2019 Part-time lecturer (Otaru University of Commerce, Hokkai Gakuen University)
2019 - present Assistant professor (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

Refereed Articles

  • (2019) Using I don't know for rapport management in informal language learning online. Research Bulletin of English Teaching (15):
  • (2018) Harmony through disharmony in online communication: an investigation of rapport management in discussion forums from a perspective of situated learning. Lancaster University

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2020). A Study of the Speech Event of ‘Offering’ in English from the Viewpoint of Politeness. Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Pragmatics Society of Japan .Pragmatics Society of Japan. 1. 3. Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • (2019). Rapport Management in Apologizing: From English Speech Acts Corpora. Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the Pragmatics Society of Japan .Pragmatics Society of Japan. 1. 3. Kyorin University, JAPAN