科目名 Discussing Current Issues B 
副題  
担当者 J.テスター 講師             
開講期間 秋学期  単位 2 
曜日   時限 2 
配当年次 3  コース・ナンバー ECM-308-EW 

授業の到達目標
The course will improve students' English skills and develop their critical thinking ability. They will research, analyze and discuss a variety of local, national and international current issues.  

授業の内容
Students will work together to select a range of current issues to research and discuss. Through individual, pair and group work they will investigate the causes, examine the effects and reflect on future consequences. They will also work on proposing potential solutions to any problems that they identify.  

準備学習(予習・復習)の内容又はそれに必要な時間
Be sure to review what has been said during class / to prepare yourself for next class.  

成績評価の方法
Attendance and Participation 40%
Completion of homework 10%
Assignments 30%
Final test 20%

オフィス・アワー/教員との連絡方法
Please leave a message in the staffroom.

授業計画
第1週Essential communication skills.
第2週Selecting current issues.
第3週Participating in a discussion.
第4週Developing an argument.
第5週Discussing controversial topics.
第6週Clarifying and refining points.
第7週Defending a point of view.
第8週Discussing local issues.
第9週Discussing societal issues.
第10週Discussing political issues.
第11週Discussing economic issues.
第12週Discussing environmental issues.
第13週Discussing business issues.
第14週Discussing health issues.
第15週Final assessments