英語中級 (2014)


AEI 2014

Course syllabus  
(Revised 10/14/2014) 

* 12月23日に補講が入ります。講義最終日は 1月27日です。

* 講義室が A33 教室から C21 教室に変更になりました。


Purpose and aim of this course

本授業は、学術的な英文に関する基礎的なリーディング能力とライティング能力の養成を目的とする。そのねらいは、研究拠点大学である名古屋大学の学生にふさわしい学術英語を使いこなす能力を身につけるところにある。論理的な英文のカギとなるエッセイの構造に着目し、目的に応じて必要な情報をいかに読みとるか、また逆に、自分の考えをその根拠とともにいかに説得力ある論理的な英文に組み立てるかを学ぶ。将来、専門の論文を英語で読んだり書いたりする時に、指針となる英文構成法の基礎、および実際に役立つ英語表現を多く習得する。     


Course contents

While the course consists of both reading and writing components, weekly classes will primarily focus on the latter. Folse et al. (2011) textbook will be used as follows:


Week 1 (Oct 7): What is Academic English Intermediate?

Week 2 (Oct 14): Introduction to paragraphs (Unit 1)

Week 3 (Oct 21): Five elements of good writing (Unit 2)

Week 4 (Oct 28): Five elements of good writing (Unit 2)

Week 5 (Nov 4): Types of paragraphs (Unit 3)

Week 6 (Nov 11): From brain-storming to essay writing

Week 7 (Nov 18): Comparison paragraphs and essays (Unit3 and Unit 5)

Week 8 (Nov 25): Comparison paragraphs essays (Unit3 and Unit 5)

Week 9 (Dec 2): In-class essay (Comparison)

Week 10 (Dec 9): Classification paragraphs and essays (Unit3 and Unit 7)

Week 11 (Dec 16): Classification paragraphs and essays (Unit3 and Unit 7)

Week 12 (Dec 23): Cause-effect paragraphs and essays (Unit3 and Unit 6)

Week 13 (Jan 13): Cause-effect paragraphs and essays (Unit3 and Unit 6)

Week 14 (Jan 20): Cause-effect paragraphs and essays (Unit3 and Unit 6)

Week 15 (Jan 27): Course review


Students are expected to write three essays (one in-class and two take-home essays). References will be allowed for the take-home essays. However, plagiarized essays will face serious consequences. The above course plan is tentative and subject to revision during the semester, depending on students’ progress and, to an extent, topics of their interest.


Evaluation

Homework (10%), Gyutto-e (20%), TOEFL ITP (Reading) & Criterion (30%), In-Class Essay (10%), Take-Home Essays (10% and 20%)

Please do not submit your homework and assignments. Late-submitted coursework will NOT be accepted. The in-class essay will be hand-written, and the take-home essay must be typed. Final grades will be determined based on an absolute (not relative) achievement, taking into account marks (in percent) for all components listed above:

S:100%~90%,A:89%~80%,B:79%~70%,C:69%~60%,F: < 59%


Textbook

Folse, K. S., Solomon, E. V., & Clabeaux, D. (2011). Great writing 3: From great paragraphs to great essays (2nd Edition). Tokyo: Cengage Learning K. K.

Several other reading materials will be distributed in class.


References

It is recommended that students bring an English dictionary (either electronic or paperback) to class every week. For grammatical rules in English, see Hacker, D., (2000). Rules for writers. New York: Bedford/ St. Martin’s.


Notice for students

対面授業に加え、課外学習として、英語(中級)用「ぎゅっとe」リーディングを課し、その消化率に基づく評価を授業全体の評価の20%とする。またTOEFLITP(Reading)およびCriterionの評価を30%とする。なお、5回以上欠席をした場合、「欠席」の評価がつく。履修取り下げ制度は採用しない。


Resources 

  • Lecture slides (AEI Week1).pdf
  • Lecture slides (AEI Week2).pdf
  • Homework (AEI Week3).pdf
  • Homework (AEI Week 4).pdf
  • Homework 3 - 学生の皆さんの答え.pdf
  • Homework (AEI Week 5).pdf
  • Homework 4 - 学生の皆さんの答え.pdf
  • Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
  • Lecture slides (AEI Week8).pdf
  • Homework 6 - 学生の皆さんの答え (Disneyland and University)
  • Homework (AEI Week 10).pdf
  • Gyutto-e perfect face.pdf
  • Homework (AEI Week 11)
  • Homework (AEI Week 13)
  • Lecture slides (最終講義 - Now, What Are You Gonna Do?).pdf
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