シラバス Syllabus

授業名 BUSINESS LISTENING
Course Title BUSINESS LISTENING
担当教員 Instructor Name Xuehong He
コード Couse Code NUC192_N22A
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 JP
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 2022 UG Nisshin Term2

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.
The course will teach essential study skills to students to prepare them not only for other courses, but also for taking the TOEIC and participating in Frontier Spirit or NUCB exchange programs with partner universities.
This course seeks to improve students' English language ability in all key areas: Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing, Vocabulary and Grammar, but with a special focus on Listening.

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.
Overall, this course aims to facilitate students in becoming marketable global citizens in a competitive job market.
Students will develop various listening strategies to enhance their understanding of spoken contents in diverse topics within business contexts. They will also increase their vocabulary and grammar knowledge.

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
LG7 International Perspectives (BA)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes

- Develop English listening key skills such as identifying the topic and main idea, as well as taking notes
- Improve listening comprehension by listening to various kinds of accents and topics
- Analyze and discuss listening contents

- Acquire vocabulary learning skills and increase vocabulary knowledge
- Learn to recognize parts of speech, make inferences, identify topic and supporting sentences, use collocations and compound nouns, etc.

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 Participating in meetings

第2日(Day2)

Unit 2 Formal meetings

第3日(Day3)

Unit 3 Informal meetings


第4日(Day4)

Unit 4 Networking
Case Discussion

●使用するケース
Case Discussion: The Man Behind Instagram

第5日(Day5)

Unit 5 Job interviews


第6日(Day6)

Unit 6 Teleconferencing

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。
*クラス貢献度合計はコールドコールと授業内での挙手発言の合算値です。
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 15 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 15 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 35 %
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 20 %
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

There are two quizzes.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • John Hughes and Andrew Mallett「Successful Meetings」Oxford University Press(2012)9780194768399

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

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

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

  • (2022) Stimulating learner engagement in app-based L2 vocabulary self-study: Goals and feedback for effective L2 pedagogy. System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics
  • (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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