シラバス Syllabus

授業名 ENGLISH READING 1
Course Title ENGLISH READING 1
担当教員 Instructor Name Xuehong He
コード Couse Code NUC205_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 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. 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.
The course will teach essential study skills to students to prepare them not only for future courses, but also for taking the TOEIC and participating in Frontier Spirit or NUCB exchange programs with partner universities. Overall, this course aims to facilitate students in becoming marketable global citizens in a competitive job market.
This course seeks to improve students' English language ability in all key areas: Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing, Vocabulary and Grammar, but with a special focus on Reading. Students will develop various reading strategies to enhance their understanding of written contents in diverse topics. They will also increase their academic 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 reading key skills such as identifying the topic and main idea, previewing, scanning, skimming, and recognizing pronoun references
- Learn to recognize parts of speech, make inferences, identify topic and supporting sentences, use collocations and compound nouns, etc.
- Acquire vocabulary learning skills and increase vocabulary knowledge
- Improve reading fluency by reading various kinds of texts
- Analyze and discuss reading texts

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
Case Discussion: Minions (2015)
Unit 1 Mapping the Human Brain - Reading 1

第2日(Day2)

Unit 1 Mapping the Human Brain - Reading 2
Unit 2 It's About Time - Reading 1

第3日(Day3)

Unit 2 It's About Time - Reading 2
Unit 3 Living Bacteria - Reading 1


第4日(Day4)

Unit 3 Living Bacteria - Reading 2
Unit 4 A Changing World - Reading 1

第5日(Day5)

Unit 4 A Changing World - Reading 2
Unit 5 Cities Are Growing Up - Reading 1

第6日(Day6)

Unit 5 Cities Are Growing Up - Reading 2
Unit 6 The History of Food - Reading 1


第7日(Day7)

Review
Discussion Leaders



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 40 %
最終レポート Final Report 20 %
期末試験 Final Exam 20 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

Quizzes will take place at the beginning of class.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Arline Burgmeier「Inside Reading Introductory Student Book (2nd edition)」Oxford University Press(2013)978-0-19-441626-9

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

  • (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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