シラバス Syllabus

授業名 BUSINESS ENGLISH 1
Course Title BUSINESS ENGLISH 1
担当教員 Instructor Name 植村 猛(Takeshi Uemura)
コード Couse Code NUC115_N21A
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 2021 UG Nisshin Term1

授業の概要 Course Overview


train to become an innovative leader in the field of business.
Task-based with intense students' participation. This is a Business English class. It is important to know Japanese Business Etiquette Basics if you want to work in an international company and become a successful business leader.
The teacher will give students projects and tasks to complete. These projects are presentations, emails, travel plans, entertaining foreign
visitors. Students will be assigned to small groups and complete the projects.
Active participation will be evaluated as part of your grade for the course.
This is a TOEIC compulsory subject, no credits without taking the TOEIC exam.
For TOEIC Compulsory Classes, students are required to take the TOEIC on campus as follows: ・Students who take TOEIC compulsory courses in Term 1&2, June TOEIC is a must
・Students who take TOEIC compulsory courses in Term 3, September TOEIC is a must・Students who take TOEIC compulsory courses in Term 4, December TOEIC is a must.

Failing to do so, a student will receive 'Incomplete' for his/her grade for the course they could not fulfill the requirement".
Instructions about projects will be given to you from your teacher. The teacher will play the role as your company boss and he will evaluate
your achievement of tasks or projects completion. A hard working employee will get his or her reward with good marks.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals

*本学の教育ミッションを具現化する形で設定されています。

LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
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


.Students will learn about important cultural differences in business at work place.
.Students will learn how to do jobs needed in international work settings.
.Students will learn to use research tasks needed for working in an international company.
.Students will come to learn where and why English is important to business in today's Japan.

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 50 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 0 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 50 %
合計 Total 100 %

学習方法、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Course Approach, Report, Feedback methods

Instructions about projects will be given to you from your teacher. The teacher will play the role as your company boss and he will evaluate
your achievement of tasks or projects completion. A hard working employee will get his or her reward with good marks.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Session 1
Introductions
Class Requirements
Grammar Lecture
Study Techniques


●使用するケース
Session 2
Weekly Vocabulary Test
Speaking Practice
Listening Practice
Grammar Component

第2日(Day2)

Session 1
Grammar Lecture
Study Techniques
Reading Practice
TOEIC Practice ~ review on picture vocabulary



●使用するケース
Session 2
Weekly Vocabulary Test ~ from reading materials
Speaking Practice
Listening Practice
Grammar Component

第3日(Day3)

Session 1
Grammar Lecture
Study Techniques
Reading Practice
Figuring out the unknown word's meaning with what you already know.
TOEIC Practice




●使用するケース
Session 2
Weekly Vocabulary Test
Speaking Practice
Listening Practice
Grammar Component from TOEIC

第4日(Day4)

Session 1
Grammar review
Study Techniques
Reading Practice
TOEIC Practice


●使用するケース
Session 2
Weekly Vocabulary Test
Speaking Practice
Listening Practice ~ assimilation, blending
Grammar Component

第5日(Day5)

Session 1
Grammar Lecture
Study Techniques
Reading Practice
TOEIC Practice ~ use of PDF available in Classwork
Case Study: Gift Giving in a Business Setting
Case materials will be used


●使用するケース
Session 2
Weekly Vocabulary Test
Speaking Practice
Listening Practice
Grammar Component
Case materials' assignment

第6日(Day6)

Session 1
Grammar Lecture
Study Techniques ~ tips for TOEIC
Reading Practice
TOEIC Practice ~from PDF
Questions to discuss:
Why would this gesture be appropriate in Japan? Why would this gesture not be appropriate in the United States?
What do you think she should do? How should she carry out her duty? Assignments from case materials due


●使用するケース
Session 2
Weekly Vocabulary Test
Speaking Practice
Listening Practice
Grammar Component

第7日(Day7)

Session 1
Grammar Lecture
Study Techniques
Reading Practice
TOEIC Practice ~ from PDF


●使用するケース
Session 2
Weekly Vocabulary Test
Listening test from classwork
Grammar Component

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

*成績は下記該当項目を基に決定されます。
講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
予習レポート Preparation Report 0 %
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 0 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 40 %
最終レポート Final Report 30 %
期末試験 Final Exam 30 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Roger Barnard & Jeff Cady「Business Venture 1」Oxford Univ Press(2018)978-0-19-457817-2

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Students will be exposed to many youtube sites related to business world both in Japan & overseas.
English language used in various media will be experienced from this course additional materials.

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

No venture, no gain

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


After graduations from U C Berkeley and T C Columbia University, he has been teaching English in Japan since 1981.

(実務経験 Work experience)

1981 Lecturer NUCB
1983 - 1988 Lecturer, Associate Prof Koryo International College
1998 - 2002 Associate Prof, Professor NUCB Faculty of Foreign Languages and Asian Studies
2010 Professor NUCB Faculty of Communication
2011 Professor, Acting Dean NUCB Faculty of Communication
2013 Professor, Dean NUCB Faculty of Communication
2017 Specially Appointed Professor NUCB
2018 Specially Appointed Professor NUCB Faculty of International Studies
2018 - present Professor, Dean NUCB Faculty of International Studies
1988-1995 Japan Based Professor TC Columbia University TESOL MA Program


He has been involved in various committees during his service at NUCB.






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