シラバス Syllabus

授業名 ENGLISH WRITING 1
Course Title ENGLISH WRITING 1
担当教員 Instructor Name Xuehong He
コード Couse Code NUC121_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 専門専門科目200系 / Specialized Subject 200
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2021 UG Nisshin Term1

授業の概要 Course Overview


By equipping students with English language skills, this course will facilitate students in becoming innovative and ethical leaders of the world. Various tasks and activities in this course will also develop students' 'Frontier Spirit' and assist them in developing their abilities to advance business and society in New Asia and beyond.
This course will build up second-year students' English writing skills and prepare them for thesis writing in their third year. Knowledge and skills of English developed in this course will also enable students to develop competitive job application materials in the future as they enter the job market. Students will also be able to apply the English writing skills to their future jobs.
This course aims to improve students’ critical thinking and English writing skills. Students will learn the conventions of academic writing and become familiar with the stages of the writing processes from prewriting exercises through rough drafts and revisions.

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
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes


- Develop insight and confidence in English writing through focused practice
- Become familiar with academic writing in different styles and genres
- Offer practical and constructive feedback to classmates and co-writers

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 %

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

This course will be guided by lectures, which will be supported by independent study completed by the students. The independent study will include work from the course materials available in the online platform of the textbook. Group and peer interaction will occur throughout the semester, and will be supplemented with individual work. After-class individual and group work is also encouraged to take place in the library.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

- Building Class Rapport; Needs Assessment; Course Outline
- Unit 1 Paragraphs

第2日(Day2)

- Unit 1 Paragraphs
- Unit 3 Types of Paragraphs


●使用するケース
- Case Discussion: Lorraine - My story as a nurse in Sydney, Australia (https://www.netcanada.ca/what-s-new/blog/647-covid-19-short-stories)

第3日(Day3)

- Unit 4 Classification Essays: Moving from Paragraph to Essay

第4日(Day4)

- Unit 5 Cause‒Effect Essays

第5日(Day5)

- Unit 6 Comparison Essays

第6日(Day6)

- Unit 7 Problem‒Solution Essays

第7日(Day7)

- Review

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 20 %
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 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 60 %
期末試験 Final Exam 20 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

Final Report includes individual writing assignments.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Keith S. Folse, Elena Vestri, and David Clabeaux 「Great Writing 3: From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays (5th edition)」National Geographic(2019)978-0357020845

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Grammar Connection: Structure Through Content, ISBN-13: 978-1413008401
Great Writing 4: Great Essays (5th edition), ISBN-13: 978-0357020852
Paragraphs and Essays: With Integrated Readings (13th edition), ISBN-13: 978-1305654181

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

Teaching this course for the first time.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Xuehong He, better known as Stella, is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of International Studies at the Nagoya University of Commerce and Business. As a teacher-scholar, Stella’s teaching and research experience has come from China and the United States. She has taught English and Chinese as second/foreign languages from novice to advanced levels to children and adults in face-to-face and online settings. She has also offered face-to-face and online teacher education courses and workshops to pre-service and in-service second/foreign language instructors at undergraduate and graduate levels. Stella’s research focuses on Instructed Second Language Acquisition, with special attention to teaching and learning English and Chinese vocabulary. She has published and presented her research findings at well-established journals and conferences, such as TESOL Quarterly and the annual conference of American Association for Applied Linguistics.

Refereed Articles

  • (2020) Working Memory, Presentation Formats, and Attention: An Eye-tracking Study on Learning L2 Chinese Characters in a Computer-Assisted Self-Study Environment. ProQuest Dissertation Publishing
  • (2019) Choosing Words to Teach: A Novel Method for Vocabulary Selection and Its Practical Application. TESOL Quarterly 53(2):
  • (2017) Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture, 汉语和中国文化, Level 1, Annotated Instructor’s Edition 1 & 2, by Cynthia Y. Ning and John S. Montanaro. Chinese as a Second Language 52(1):






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