科目名 INTENSIVE READING & WRITING N 
副題 Reading and Improving your Vocabulary 
担当者 R.ジョーンズ 講師             
開講期間 秋学期  単位 2 
曜日 火/金  時限 1/2 
配当年次 2  コース・ナンバー ENG-246-GL 

授業の到達目標
To develop reading comprehension skills through vocabulary building and understanding of text organisation. The goal of this subject is for the students to improve their vocabulary by reading a variety of things. In addition, students will have the opportunity to speak about things they have read. This is a fun and dynamic class and if the students study hard, they will learn many things and improve their English ability.  

授業の内容
Through this course, students will learn skills such as discerning the main and supporting ideas of reading selections through class activities such as oral summaries and presentations. In addition to textbook reading selections, where appropriate and possible, practical reading materials from sources such as newspapers, journals, and other media may be incorporated into the course The main purpose of this course is to help the students find enjoyment in reading English, and to increase vocabulary levels. Students will read short paragraphs and longer stories. In addition, before and after most readings, there will be lots of chances to speak English. Students should also be prepared to do quite a bit of reading at home.  

教材
教科書:Lynn, Q: Skills for Success Reading and Writing Book 1, (ISBN 978-0-19-481838-4) 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press, 2015

準備学習(予習・復習)の内容又はそれに必要な時間
Students need to bring the textbook to all lessons. They need to be sure to complete all homework assignments and review past lessons.  

成績評価の方法
Effort and participation = 20 points
Class and homework exercises = 100 x 40% = 40 points
Writing assignments = 100 x 20% = 20 points
Final evaluations = 100 x 20% = 20 points
Total = 100 points.

オフィス・アワー/教員との連絡方法
By e-mail.

備考
Come to all the lessons on time. Class start on time! Remember to do all the homework. If you are absent check with a friend what you missed. If your friend misses a class, tell them what they missed.

授業計画
第1週Introduction to the course, the textbook, grading system. Introducing the teacher and course expectations.
第2週Business. What is a good job. Reading and writing practice.
第3週The world of work. Reading exercises.
第4週Building vocabulary skills and writing skills
第5週Global studies; Why do people immigrate to other countries.
第6週Immigrant stories and discussing a video on an immigrant gives to his community.
第7週Why is a vacation important. Reading. Discussions. Reading strategies.
第8週Managing life and work. Reading and studying about issues with overworking and life balance
第9週Physiology; What makes us laugh. Identifying topic sentences. Reading about the psychology of laughter.
第10週Reading about sport. Discussions in depth. Writing practice and identifying supporting sentences.
第11週Ethics reading - is it OK to lie. Discussion about morals in society. Vocabulary building and grammar exercises. Writing practice and understanding concluding sentences.
第12週Reading about Lying on job interviews. Vocabulary building and discussion exercises.
第13週Behavioural science; How are children and adults different. Writing skills - planning your writing. Vocabulary building and discussion exercises.
第14週Psychology: what are you afraid of. Reading and vocabulary building. Writing skills - contrasting ideas.
第15週Summary of the course. Overview of the studies undertaken in the first semester and final evaluations.
The course will follow the content of the textbook from week to week. Let's have fun reading together. Remember: the more effort you put into something, the more you can get out of it! Come to all the lessons and be on time!