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By taking this course you will improve your ability to understand and communicate in English.
While incorporating the 4 skills necessary to communicate in English, the overall focus of the class will be on listening.
1.Improve your listening skill
2.Practice your ability to react to what you are listening.
3.Build on your vocabulary and improve your grammar
4.Become familiar with authentic and natural English. Attune your ear to different accents.
5.Become more aware of international culture.
Students will be confident in their listening ability
1st Class Overview
2nd Unit 11
3rd Unit 12
4th Unit 13
5th Airport Announcements
6th Unit 14
7th Unit 15
8th An Article I Read Recently.
9th Unit 16 - Questions for a classmate.
10th Unit 17
11th Unit 18
12th Unit1 9 – A Song
13th Unit 20
14th Presentation and Question for Classmates
15th Looking Back.
For classes 1 to 5 students will review and write an opinion on the class topic. For classes 9 and 14 students will prepare questions to ask their fellow students on their presentations. For class 8 students must read a recent news item and tell classmates about it.
A review of the previous class followed by the introduction of new vocabulary. Listen to the topic of the day and answer questions.
2 class presentations (50%)AHomework 20%
active class participation (30%)
The textbook title will be given at a later date. Please bring a notebook to keep new
Recordings with different accents and stories will be used in class. You will learn to recognize song lyrics with up to date songs and classmatesf songs choices. Relevant articles from the Japan Times and the New York Times will be provided.
English is the working language of this classroom and you will be expected to use English
with your classmates and of course your teacher at all times. It is your chance to interact in English and communicate YOUR ideas while actively listening to your@classmates.
Listening to clearly comprehend is a necessary skill. In this class, you will learn the listening devices and vocabulary to enable you to successfully extract the main points of a conversation.
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