English Reinforcement Program

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LANe100LD(英語 / English language education 100)
Oral Presentation & Discussion: Higher-Intermediate II

Sandor Gabor Dome

Class code etc
Faculty/Graduate school English Reinforcement Program
Attached documents
Year 2022
Class code A8252
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Previous Class title
Term 秋学期授業/Fall
Day/Period 月2/Mon.2
Class Type
Campus 小金井
Classroom name 各学部・研究科等の時間割等で確認
Grade 1~4
Credit(s) 1
Class taught by instructors with practical experience
Urban Design CP
Diversity CP
Learning for the Future CP
Carbon Neutral CP
Chiyoda Campus Consortium
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Outline and objectives

This course, the mid-level communication course in the ERP, aims to further develop students’ speaking and listening skills, by expanding their active repertoire of English vocabulary and structures to allow communication on a range of engaging topics and situations. It uses the textbook’s wide range of topics and themes on society and culture as a springboard for planning, discussion, meeting simulation, presentation and debate activities, with a focus on encouraging active engagement, learner autonomy, and critical thinking. In class, students will receive verbal feedback individually from both their instructor and classmates to help them identify and improve their weak areas. For assigned tasks, students will receive verbal and/or written feedback from their instructor on general progress and points to improve.


By the end of this course, students will be better able to:
• make effective presentations in English on academic and other topics, in pairs, groups and individually
• expand ability to listen to prepared speeches and multi-party interactions
• engage in and facilitate discussions on a wide range of topics related to their fields of study
• improve pronunciation to maintain a clear diction understandable by native and non-native speakers
• manage common situations when communicating in English both in Japan and when travelling abroad
• communicate actively by employing strategies for explaining, reasoning, persuading, checking and confirming
• express opinions supported by logical reasoning and convincing evidence, and considering multiple points of view
• build analysis and decision-making skills through group discussion activities
• work together with other students in collaborative projects

Default language used in class

英語 / English

Active learning in class (Group discussion, Debate.etc.)

あり / Yes

Fieldwork in class

なし / No


授業形態/methods of teaching:対面/face to face


1[オンライン/online]:Orientation & introductions
Course preview
Study planning

Write down three SMART learning goals for this course

2[対面/face to face]:CEFR self-evaluation (Initial)
Unit 7: Work; parts a-b

Prepare a short speech on “Work”

3[対面/face to face]:Unit 7: Work; parts c-e

Unit 7 review
Prepare & practice Presentation 1

4[対面/face to face]:Presentation 1 – 10%
Unit 8: Technology; parts a-b

Prepare a short speech on “Technology”

5[対面/face to face]:Unit 8: Technology; parts c-e

Unit 8 review

6[対面/face to face]:Unit 9: Vacations; parts a-b

Prepare a short speech on “Vacations”

7[対面/face to face]:Unit 9: Vacations; parts c-e
Discussion 1 – 10%

Unit 9 review
Prepare and practice Presentation 2

8[対面/face to face]:Presentation 2 – 10%
Unit 10: Products; parts a-b

Prepare a short speech on “Products”

9[対面/face to face]:Unit 10: Products; parts c-e
Discussion 2 – 10%

Unit 10 review

10[対面/face to face]:Unit 11: History; parts a-b

Prepare a short speech on “History”

11[対面/face to face]:Unit 11: History; parts c-e
Discussion 3 – 10%

Unit 11 review
Prepare and practice Presentation 3

12[対面/face to face]:Presentation 3 – 10%
Unit 12: Nature; parts a-b

Review / Prepare Presentation 3

13[対面/face to face]:Presentation 3 continued – 10%
Unit 12: Nature; parts c-e
CEFR self-evaluation (Final) / Student surveys

Prepare a short speech on “What I learned in this course”

14[対面/face to face]:Course review / Study planning


Work to be done outside of class (preparation, etc.)

Students will be expected to spend 2 hours a week preparing short speeches on topics related to the textbook units, preparing and practicing evaluated presentations, and completing textbook unit review pages. They will also be asked to set goals and develop study plans as part of their self-study.


● Life 3 (2nd Ed.), Cengage Learning / National Geographic Learning (ISBN: 978-1-33-790564-0)


● Supplementary in-class handouts (free)

Grading criteria

Attendance: Five or more absences will result in a failing grade; 30 minutes late arrival or early leave equals absence
Participation: 40% (Involvement & Improvement, Homework Completion); Discussion 30% (Message, Language, Clarity, Contribution); Presentation 30% (Message, Structure, Delivery, Preparation/Effort)


Sandor Dome was born in Hungary and grew up in various countries including going to school in the US and University in Italy. He has also worked in England and has worked in Japan for 8 years. Before joining ALC, he had been working with university students, helping them with their studies and language exam preparation, also taking part in exchange programs and international workshops. Gabor aims to

create an inspiring environment where learners can find comfort and achieve their goals.


English proficiency requirement:
TOEFL® iBT 52-60, TOEFL® ITP 470-499, TOEIC® 550-624, IELTS 5.5 or EIKEN® CSE2.0 2304-2399 or English Placement Test α 690-729