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|English II Advanced D (Business English)|
木曜日 7, 8時限
|Floyd McDaniel II|
|授業の概要||English II Business English - English communication in business situations; using proper business phrases, grammar and cultural awareness.|
|学修の目的||(1) Putting advanced English vocabulary, grammar and patterns to use in real-life situations, (2) Becoming introduced to business situations in the English speaking world, (3) Interacting in English, not merely passively listening, and (4) Doing all of these things in an "English-only" environment.|
|学修の到達目標||Students should gain greater confidence in speaking English, particularly in Business situations, and become familiar with some of the nuances that are particular to the business world.|
|成績評価方法と基準||Grades will be determined primarily on in-class participation and performance, as well as writing projects, presentations, a final test, or other projects which may be assigned.|
|授業改善の工夫||The majority of this class - and the scores achieved - comes from in class performance. This includes group work, discussions, projects, and homework. There is a short final exam that makes up less than 50% of the final grade.|
|教科書||"Market Leader Business English Course Book" Pre-Intermediate, 3rd Edition
David Cotton, David Falvey and Simon Kent
Financial Times Publishing; Pearson Education Limited
|オフィスアワー||None, as I am a part-time teacher. However, I can be contacted easily by e-mail or on social media.|
|受講要件||To register for this course, you are required to have scored 600 or higher on TOEIC.
Students who have earned two credits in TOEIC preparation courses are also eligible to register.
|予め履修が望ましい科目||Students who passed Mie University's TOEIC class, scored 600+ on TOEIC or have otherwise similarly high ability in English. Otherwise, there are no specific requirements. Students should know this class is *taught* 100% in English. Japanese will NOT be used in class, English will be used for communication in small groups or presentation work. All students should be prepared to work and think in English while in this class.|
|Key Word(s)||English only; English usage and culture in business situations|
|学修内容||Week 1 - Overview and Introduction
Week 2 - Self-introductions, careers, and future professional plans
Week 3 - Career changes, online profiles and social media
Week 4 - Grammar practice: Making offers v. Making Requests v. Desribing Abilities
Week 5 - Business telephone calls; Proper Telephone phrases and etiquette
Week 6 - Selling; related vocabulary and what makes a good salesperson
Week 7 - Who makes the best salesperson for different products?
Week 8 - Grammar practice: should vs. (don't) have to vs. must (not)
Week 9 - Managing stress personally and for the corporate staff
Week 10 - Which jobs have the most/least stress? Why?
Week 11 - Job-related stress according to country + grammar (past vs. present perfect)
Week 12 - Business meetings; making suggestions, giving opinions, agreeing, disagreeing
Week 13 - Entertaining Business partners and/or customers
Week 14 - Commonly used business phrasal verbs and ""multi-word"" verbs
Week 15 - Returning all previous homework, exam review
Week 16 - Final Exam