|担当者||ROUAULT, Gregory T.||履修期||前期授業|
|授業の概要||This spring term English course for will foster student interest in using English for work by building on the intercultural understanding and self-expression abilities introduced in previous English studies. Business English vocabulary, language in use, and typical business communications are presented in listening and speaking tasks to offer opportunities to participate actively and demonstrate the communication abilities needed for problem solving and customer service in a global context.|
|学習の到達目標||This is a task-based 4-skills course that introduces students to the language and basic communication functions required in the workplace. The aims of the course are to develop student knowledge, skills, and attitudes where at the end of the course, students will be able to:
1) handle common interactions in English in a business setting, face to face and by telephone
2) manage basic transactions & exchanges in general business situations using English
3) demonstrate the ability to research and analyze strengths and weaknesses in business services and to explain and promote companies and products in business presentations
4) use online study tools to review learning objectives and conduct self-assessments
|授業計画||第１回||Introduction to course objectives and outline|
|第２回||Unit 1 – Language at work - Jobs|
|第３回||Business Communication – Socializing 1: Greetings|
|第４回||Unit 2 – Language at work - Products and services|
|第５回||Business Communication – Telephoning 1: Making calls|
|第６回||Unit 1 & 2 Review and 5% Progress Quiz #1|
|第７回||Unit 3 – Language at work - Location|
|第８回||Business Communication – Exchanging info 1: Booking and ordering|
|第９回||Video – Places of Work and SWOT Analysis Project #1 Introduction|
|第１０回||Unit 9 – Language at work - Competition|
|第１１回||Business Communication - Exchanging info 2: Comparing and choosing|
|第１２回||Unit 3 & 9 Review and 5% Progress Quiz #2|
|第１３回||Project #1 SWOT Analysis Meeting & Discussion for kaizen 20%|
|第１４回||Unit 11 – Language at work – Business trip travel|
|第１５回||Business Communication - Writing 1: Invitations
Course review for Final test in Week 16
|授業外学習の課題||Students will be expected to participate actively in class activities with pair work, group work, and role plays. Case study situations and video resources will be used to provide content and samples for meaningful discussions and authentic communication tasks in class. An online workbook of exercises from the publisher’s website will extend the lesson content beyond the classroom for independent self-study, self-assessment, and preparation for unit progress quizzes.
[追記] Worksheets to be handed in for grading will be provided for the remote lesson (with video) and project tasks.
|履修上の注意事項||This course taught in English focuses on input & output skills with the language necessary for practical communication purposes in business. Typical scenarios for business communication will be introduced in four areas: (1) socializing, (2) exchanging information, (3) telephoning, and (4) meetings.
[変更] Lesson 9 will be conducted as a remote lesson with online support and Lesson 14 will include a Progress Quiz.
|成績評価の方法・基準||[変更] Ongoing assessment with 3 progress quizzes 25%, communications tasks 20%, two project tasks & one presentation 30%, active participation in class 10%, E-Learning outside of class with online practice from publisher LMS 15%.
Online learning exercises from the publisher's website (monitored by the course instructor for rates of completion) provide the best review of the unit contents for students to use in test preparation. Unit tests will be corrected in class for immediate feedback and error analysis. Feedback on unit speaking assignments will be returned the same day using a grading rubric provided in the teacher's materials. Company projects will involve self-assessments, peer evaluation, and written feedback from the instructor on rubrics that separate individual and group scores for the target elements outlined in assignments.
[変更] No Final Exam will be conducted.
|テキスト||Business Result - Elementary (Second edition)
D. Grant, J. Hughes, N. Leeke, & R. Turner
Oxford University Press ISBN: 978-0-19-473866-8
|参考文献||Please make sure you have access to a dictionary|
|主な関連科目||Business English II|
|1) Please arrive on time, attend all lessons, and participate actively in this class taught in English (Please have access to a dictionary).
2) If you will be absent, please inform your instructor in advance and check with classmates to find out a) what was covered, b) the homework, & c) what to prepare for next class.
3) Feedback will be provided on assignments and reports using grading sheets or scoring rubrics along with descriptive comments.
Please contact me by email or see me after class with any questions.
3)オフィスアワーOffice hours Tues Per 4 14:45 – 16:15 Bldg 8, 1F (Manabi Commons) or by appointment at my office (3-323)