英語C(中級)英ⅠD:ラボ
002-D-212

担 当 者 単 位 数 配当年次 学 期 曜 日 時 限
第1学期  A.フィッツサイモンズ 教授
第2学期  A.マッグス 講師
2 通年 2

A.フィッツサイモンズ 教授 (第1学期) English in Context

授業概要

This course will offer First Year students an introduction to studying English at University level. In order to help students adjust to the demands of their new environment, the first part of the course will examine the habits students have developed in their study of English at High School. The second part of the course will introduce students to contemporary English through the use of film, music, and TV news. In the concluding part of the course, students will look at the importance of context both for understanding, and as determinant of, the language of a given situation.

到達目標

The goal of the course is to help students become more proactive in their study and in their use of English, so students are expected to play an active role in the collaborative tasks which will be assigned in class and to participate in class discussions. The major assignment of the course is the preparation of a film, the goal of which is to help students build confidence in their ability to use English to accomplish a complex and creative task.

授業計画

1 Course Introduction
2 Course Preparation: The Library
3 Course Preparation: Using a Dictionary
4 Course Preparation: Studying English in Japan
5 Understanding Context: Scenes from Toy Story
6 Contemporary English: English idioms
7 A Tour of Gakushuin: Making a film about Gakushuin
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11 Review of Student Films
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13 Contemporary English: Listening to Songs
14 Summing up
15 Independent study

授業方法

The class will be taught in English. There will be three email assignments, and a practical assignment concerned with university life: how to borrow a book from the library using the Glim/Opac computer system. Students will watch videos concerned with the history of libraries, and with the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary, and will be expected to do group work assignments on each of these topics. Each student will also take part in a one-on-one interview with the teacher. Much of the class time will be devoted to the preparation of the 'Tour of Gakushuin' film. Students will work in groups, planning, writing and then performing in their own film. Each student will be expected to take an active part in each component of the film-makng process.

準備学習

There will be three email assignments. Students will be expected to write at least 300 words in each of these emails. Preparation for the film will also require students to work outside class times.

成績評価の方法

レポート:25%
平常点(クラス参加、グループ作業の成果等):75%

教科書

No textbook. Materials provided in class.

履修上の注意

履修者数制限あり。
第1回目の授業に必ず出席のこと。

その他

The content of each class is provisional and subject to change.

A.マッグス 講師 (第2学期)

授業概要

This is an introduction to university level English study
 
Students will work with Graded Reader books, and learn about foreign countries

到達目標

Students will learn
1. to make basic notes (to help with speaking)
2. to prepare book reports and talk about the book
3. to design a book poster using basic notes and talk about a book`s content from a poster
4. to make a short, basic PowerPoint presentation by talking in small groups
5. to improve basic conversation ability by talking in small groups
6. to express their written opinion on a book and a foreign country

授業計画

1 Course introduction / self-introductions
2 Visit to the Graded Reader section of the Library / Graded Readers introduction / basic note-making skills / select book #1 /prepare
3 Graded Reader book # 1 : Explaining from notes
Homework: select book 2 / prepare for class
4 Graded Reader book # 2 : Explaining from notes
Homework: select book 3
5 Designing book posters : technique
Homework: design a poster for book #3
6 Graded Reader book # 3 : Explaining from a poster
Homework (writing): Graded Reader book opinion
7 Foreign Countries Group Poster Presentation
selecting countries, planning, basic research
8 Sharing basic research
9 Foreign countries Group Poster Presentations
Homework (writing) : foreign country opinion writing
10 Foreign Countries Group Powerpoint Presentation
selecting countries, planning, basic research
11 Sharing basic research
12 Foreign Countries Group PowerPoint Presentation
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14 Course review
15 Independent study

授業方法

Pair work
Group work
Explaining to small groups about a book
Explaining to the class (as part of a group) on a basic PowerPoint presentation

準備学習

The teacher will tell students when preparation is needed, and how long it will take

成績評価の方法

Graded readers:40%(Notes preparation 20% / poster 20%)
Foreign country presentations:40%(20% poster / 20% PowerPoint presentation)
Opinion writing assignments:20%(10% for each of the 2 assignments)

教科書

No textbook will be used

履修上の注意

履修者数制限あり。
第1回目の授業に必ず出席のこと。

その他

An electronic dictionary is OK