シラバス Syllabus

授業名 TOEIC PREPARATION 2
Course Title TOEIC PREPARATION 2
担当教員 Instructor Name Niculina Nae
コード Couse Code NUC221_N21B
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 教養教育科目100系 / Liberal Arts 100
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2021 UG Nisshin Term4

授業の概要 Course Overview


The present course is offered to Business majors. It will equip the students with the necessary English business communication skills and global competences as stated in the mission of the University, which are "frontier spirit" and professional and global abilities to bridge the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world. The students will learn relevant business vocabulary as well as communication strategies which will enable them to successfully navigate the complex world of business.
By the end of this course, the students will demonstrate knowledge of:
1. TOEIC test structure
2. TOEIC relevant vocabulary and grammatical structures
3. TOEIC test strategies
4. Communication strategies in business situations
5. Critical thinking and decision-making skills
The aim of this course is to prepare the students for the TOEIC tests.
The final goal of this course is English communication skills and knowledge equivalent to a TOEIC score of minimum 400 points.

ATTENTION! This is a TOEIC compulsory subjects. The students are expected to sit the December TOEIC test on campus. Failure to do so will result in an 'Incomplete' (不完全履修)grade in this course.

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
LG5 Business Perspectives (BSc)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes


1. TOEIC Skills: Students will learn strategies for taking the TOEIC test.
2. Speaking: Students will have the opportunity to practice speaking English in class and receive feedback on their progress.
3. Listening: Students will practice listening to English, particularly in relevance to the listening section fo the TOEIC test.
4. Reading: Students will complete reading tasks that will prepare them for the reading section of the TOEIC test.
5. Grammar: Grammar will be taught with a focus on the needs of the students.
6. Vocabulary: Students will have access to (and be encouraged to study) a comprehensive vocabulary list recommended for achieving a CEFR B1 level at the TOEIC® Listening and Reading score.

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 75 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 25 %
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 a lecture, which will be supported by independent study completed by the students outside of class.

35% of the grade for this course will be made up of weekly vocabulary quizzes.

Participant-Centered Learning (PCL) and case method will be incorporated.

The course will feature one business case study, which will be prepared outside of class and discussed in class.

Group and peer interaction will occur throughout the semester and will be supplemented with individual work.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Course Introduction: aims, goals, grading policy & rules
What is TOEIC? Introduction, explanation of structure, scores and time allocated for each part.
Part 1. Photographs - format, strategies, examples, practice
Part 2. Listening: Question-Response - format, strategies, examples, practice
Home Assignment

第2日(Day2)

Vocabulary Quiz 1.
Review, Homework check
Part 3. Conversations - format, strategies, examples, practice
Part 4. Talks - format, strategies, examples, practice
Home Assignment


第3日(Day3)

Vocabulary Quiz 2.
Review, Homework check
Part 5. Reading: Incomplete sentences - format, strategies, examples, practice
Part 6. Reading: Text completion - format, strategies, examples, practice
Home assignment

第4日(Day4)

Vocabulary Quiz 3.
Review, Homework check
Part 7. Reading: Comprehension - format, strategies, examples, practice
Home assignment

第5日(Day5)

Vocabulary Quiz 4.
Review, Homework check
TOEIC practice Parts 1-7
Home Assignment: Case 1: Coping with Food Waste during the Corona Pandemic (original script, tentative title)

第6日(Day6)

Vocabulary Quiz 5.

Case: Coping with Food Waste during the Corona Pandemic (original script, tentative title)
Group discussion, presentations

●使用するケース
Case 1: Coping with Food Waste during the Corona Pandemic

第7日(Day7)

Vocabulary Quiz 6
Review for final exam
Course evaluations

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 10 %
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 35 %
最終レポート Final Report 0 %
期末試験 Final Exam 35 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

Weekly Quizzes and class contribution are important factors of success. The students must keep this in mind and strive for good participation.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • 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(2020)978-4-02-331568-6

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

1. Additional materials will be distributed by the course instructor.

2. The students must register into app Memrise from the NUCB Google account with their real name. Example of login user name: shodai_taro. They are expected to practice TOEIC-related vocabulary on a daily basis.
NUCB TOEIC vocabulary link: https://app.memrise.com/course/718795/nucb-sac-toeic-vocabulary/

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

Learning should be your topmost priority. To get a high TOEIC score you must practice English every day for at least 15 minutes.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Prof. Nae holds an MA in translation and a PhD with a dissertation in linguistics from Nagoya University. She has been teaching English to students of all ages and levels for over two decades. Besides an extensive teaching experience, Prof. Nae has been actively involved in research and translation/interpretation work. Her research interests are translation studies, internationalization in higher education, gender studies, and active learning in Japanese clasrooms.

Refereed Articles

  • (2021) Lessons Learned in the Year of the Pandemic: A Case Study of Nagoya University of Commerce and Business. Euromentor Journal, Studies about Education 12(1): ISSN 2068-780X
  • (2020) Online Learning During the Pandemic: Where does Japan Stand?. Euromentor, Journal Studies about Education 11(2): ISSN 2068-780X
  • (2019) The Plight of Women in Positions of Corporate Leadership in the United States, the European Union, and Japan: Differing Laws and Cultures, Similar Issues. Michigan Journal of Gender and Law 26(2): 1095-8835
  • (2019) Teaching English with the Case Method: A Tentative Approach. Euromentor Journal Studies about Education 10(1): 2068-780X
  • (2019) Japan's Cross-Cultural Kids (CCK) and Their Quest for Identity. Cogito 11(1): 2068-6706

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2020). Conventional Education vs. Remote Education – “Just Put it Online?” A Report from Japan. Innovation in Language Learning 13th Edition Proceedings .Pixel Conferences. 1. 2. Florence, Italy
  • (2017). Womenomics: Is the Workforce Ready?. 10th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business (Book of Proceedings) .EuroMed Academy of Business. 1. 4. Rome, Italy
  • (2017). From Home to Workplace: Is Womenomics Possible?. IAFFE 2017 Book of Abstracts .IAFFE. 1. 3. Sungshin University, Seoul, South Korea






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