Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 21590101 Subject Classification Foreign Languages
Subject Name コミュニケーション演習II[1総国]
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Communication Seminar II
シバタ ミキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds1-4:IAS K202
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Pair work, Group work, Online assignments 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 22 : English
Eligible Students 1st year
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The focus of this course will be on developing and expanding English language and study skills through extensive practice. In order to accomplish these objectives, a variety of activities will be provided in combination with in-class and homework exercises. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Unit 6 Behaving the way we do (1)
lesson3 Unit 6 Behaving the way we do (2)
lesson4 Unit 7 Bringing about change (1)
lesson5 Unit 7 Bringing about change (2)
lesson6 Summary 1
lesson7 Unit 8 Work and equality (1)
lesson8 Unit 8 Work and equality (2)
lesson9 Unit 9 Controversies (1)
lesson10 Unit 9 Controversies (2)
lesson11 Summary 2
lesson12 Unit 10 Health (1)
lesson13 Unit 10 Health (2)
lesson14 Student presentations 1
lesson15 Student presentations 2

Mid-term & Final exams
Cambridge Academic English: Upper Intermediate 
PC or AV used in
PC, Online, Power point 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1 Familiarize the topic and content by going through a whole unit prior to coming to class each time.
2 Make it sure you comfortably know the vocabulary in the text. You may have no time to look up unknown words in a dictionary in class.
3 Work on online assignments.  
Requirements This course is exclusively designed for1st-year IGS students.  
Grading Method Writing Tasks 25%; Presentations 30%; Online Homework Tasks 15%; Tests 30% 
Other 1. You must be present on the day of any quiz or test as there will be no opportunity for a retest.
2. If you miss a class you should obtain handouts given during class from a classmate and complete your homework prior to the next class. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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