School of Letters Department of Humanities Literature Course
English Linguistics & Literature Major
Major (Credit 2)
選択科目
Intended Year:
Intended School:
英会話 II
English Conversation II
Sub Title  English Conversation 2
外国人教師 Edmundo Cruz LUNA
Numbering Code: LET-HUM3591E
Course Code: 19053902
2019 FallTerm
weekly Wed5
Ito B-104 Classroom
E科目 (English, English)
Course Overview This course is designed to help you, the student, to further develop your conversational skills, especially as students of English as a Foreign Language. The conversational skills that will be taught and (hopefully) acquired will help you in whatever endeavor you decide to pursue in the English-speaking world. Thus, this course is designed to help you develop your language skills as well as your speaking skills. This course is meant to be a continuation of English Conversation 1, and the ultimate goal here is to have you be able to clearly argue and discuss various perspectives of a particular social and/or cultural issue in English.
Keywords : English conversation, presentation skills, debate, argumentation
Prerequisites : Students should have already taken English Conversation 1 or its equivalent. Please consult with instructor if you have other considerations/circumstances that would help fulfill requirements.
Required Ability :
Course Plan Textbooks : Soars, Liz, and John Soars. 2010. American Headway 3, 2nd ed. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Reference Books :
Course Handouts : Handouts will be made available in a dedicated Dropbox folder.

Tentative Weekly Schedules Lecture Exercise, Field trip etc. Comments, suggestions for the course preparation, review, etc.
1 Introduction: A world of difference
2 The work week
3 Good times, bad times
4 Getting it right
5 Our changing world
6 What matters to me
7 Passions and fashions
8 MIDTERM EXAM
9 No fear
10 It depends on how you look at it - how to have a successful debate
11 Socratic Seminar
12 CHRISTMAS (OBSERVED) - NO CLASS
13 Seeing is believing
14 Telling it like it is
15 Final debate presentations

Suggestion for success (Specific) : Please let me know if you are having difficulties comprehending the material - I am free to talk whenever I am in my office. I can also make appointments via email.
Study Consultation (Office Hours) :
Course Objectives
かなり優れている 優れている 及第である 一層の努力が必要
B_B1-c [外国語運用能力]
Students will be required to apply the grammatical and conversational conventions they learn in class for their oral and written assessments.
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, can be evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, can be evaluated as "good." AVERAGE/SATISFACTORY LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, can be evaluated as "satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, fall below average. More effort and application are required to pass.
B_B1-f [批判的討論]
Students will be required to debate their positions on a particular social or cultural issue in English for their final assessment.
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, can be evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, can be evaluated as "good." AVERAGE/SATISFACTORY LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, can be evaluated as "satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and contributions in English, fall below average. More effort and application are required to pass.
GPA Evaluation
A B C D F
授業を通じて、総じて「かなり優れている」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、概ね「優れている」を超える活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「及第する」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、総じて「及第する」には達しないものの、それに近い活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「一層の努力が必要」の活動にとどまった。
Evaluation
Standpoint→
Evaluation Method
B_B1-c
[外国語運用能力]
B_B1-f
[批判的討論]
Grading Percentage, Disqualification etc.
Class tests 30%
Presentation 40%
In-class contribution 30%

Additional Information regarding Evaluation Method : Midterm exam: 30%
Final debate presentation: 40%
Various assignments assigned throughout the semester: 30%
Others Others :

教職 : 教職(英語)
資格 :

: 2019/8/27 (10:00)