シラバス Syllabus

授業名 ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS 500 S
Course Title ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS 500 S
担当教員 Instructor Name 三山 美緒子(Mioko Miyama)
コード Couse Code NUC289_N21A
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 4
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 Spring

授業の概要 Course Overview


This course will provide students with the foundation to develop English language competence. It will help students develop productive and receptive skills in preparation to achieve the CEFR B1 level at the TOEIC® Listening and Reading score (550-780 score range).
This course focuses on building up business English vocabulary, understanding English grammar, and making use of the knowledge through reading, listening, speaking, and communication tasks in various business situations.
Across the classes, language assignments and tasks typical to the junior high school and senior high school English classrooms are repeated and presented in individual, pair, and group work formats. Homework and individual study components also provide students with active learning opportunities throughout the course.

*This is a SAC compulsory subject.

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)
LG6 Managerial Perspectives (BBA)
LG7 International Perspectives (BA)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes


Grammar: to study grammar presented in the textbook units, to review the grammar learned from high school lessons, to use the grammar in class and homework assignments.

Reading: to improve reading fluency, to learn and use critical reading strategies such as skimming and scanning, to expand vocabulary

Listening: to learn and use critical listening strategies to identify key facts, to search for and recognize information about people, places, things, and events from an audio sample

Speaking & Communication: to discuss topics using spontaneous and practiced speech, to accurately describe people places, and things, to be able to ask and respond to questions about one's own and someone else’s daily life.

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 a lecture, which will be supported by an independent study component completed by students outside of class.

Participant-Centered Learning (PCL) will be incorporated. The independent study outside of class will help prepare students for task-based applications within the class and will include written as well as online homework tasks.

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)

Weeks 1-2
Diagnostics
Course Overview
English proficiency self-assessment
Introduction of Group Presentation project
Unit 1: Meeting a client / Introducing yourself to others

第2日(Day2)

Weeks 3-4
Vocabulary Quiz
Grammar exercise
Unit 1: "Who are you?" / Interviews


第3日(Day3)

Weeks 5-6
Vocabulary Quiz
Grammar exercise & Writing exercise
Group Presentation
Unit 2: You and Your Company

第4日(Day4)

Weeks 7-8
Vocabulary Quiz
Grammar exercise & Listening exercise
Group Presentation
Unit 3: Visiting a Client
Week 1-7 Review


第5日(Day5)

Weeks 9-10
Vocabulary Quiz
Grammar exercise & Reading exercise
Group Presentation
Unit 4: Business Activities

第6日(Day6)

Weeks 11-12
Vocabulary Quiz
Grammar exercise & Speaking exercise
Group Presentation
Unit 5: Fixing an Appointment

第7日(Day7)

Weeks 13-14
Vocabulary Quiz
Review of Grammar & Vocabulary
Group Presentation
Textbook 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 20 %
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 15 %
最終レポート Final Report 15 %
期末試験 Final Exam 30 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

Preparation Report = Weekly SAC Activities

Final Report = June TOEIC Test

For SAC compulsory classes, students are required to study over 20 hours during the semester at SAC in the Central Information Center. Additionally, students enrolled in SAC Compulsory courses are all required to take the TOEIC exam 3 times at NUCB during the spring semester (June) and fall semester (September and December). Failing to do so, a student will receive Incomplete for his/her grade for the SAC compulsory course in the semester in which the student failed to take the TOEIC exam.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • R. Barnard. J. Cady. A. Buckingham, & G. Trew「「Business Venture 1 」」Oxford University Press(2009)9780194578172

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Additional materials will be supplied by the instructor.

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

Students' progress will be evaluated weekly.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

・取得学位:修士(文学) 東京大学
・研究分野:言語学(統語論、意味論)

・Education: MA (University of Tokyo)
・Field of Research: Linguistics (syntax, semantics)

Refereed Articles

  • (2021) Some Aspects of Disjunction Constructions and Alternative Questions in English and Japanese. The University of Tokyo
  • (2015) On the “Clausal-Connective” and “Nominal-Connective” ka ‘or’ in Japanese. Linguistic Research: Working Papers in English Linguistics 30
  • (2013) On the Types and the Structure of Partitives. Linguistic Research: Working Papers in English Linguistics 29
  • (2012) The Licensing and Morphology of the Polite Form of Japanese Locative Demonstratives. Linguistic Research: Working Papers in English Linguistics 28

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2020). A Choice Function Analysis of Either in the Either/or Construction. New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. JSAI-isAI 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12331 .Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 16 (LENLS 16). 1. 2. Tokyo
  • (2019). A Choice Function Analysis of Either in the Either/or Construction. Proceedings of LENLS 16 .Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 16 (LENLS 16). 1. 2. Yokohama, Japan
  • (2018). On the Syntactic Structure of Japanese Partitives. Proceedings of the 20th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar .the 20th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG 20). 2. 2. Seoul, Korea
  • (2018). The Syntax of the either...or... Construction and Alternative Questions in Japanese. Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics .The 13th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics. 2. 2. Tokyo, Japan
  • (2018). The Proper Treatment of the Wide Scope or Reading of the English Either…or… Construction. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21 .Sinn und Bedeutung 21. 1. 2. Edinburgh






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