Course title
Listening & Speaking 2




OGAWA Mihoko
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Course description
The aim of this course is to further enhance the students’ listening and speaking skills, as pursued in Listening & Speaking 1. The textbook offers a variety of topics and students are expected to build up their vocabulary and grammatical knowledge and then to train their practical English listening skills. By working in groups, students can develop communication skills so that appropriate outgoing (output) is made based on the information given (input).
Purpose of class
To develop the students’ listening and speaking abilities in English.
Goals and objectives
  1. To be able to acquire a range of vocabulary and grammar in conversation.
  2. To be able to acquire practical listening skills.
  3. To be able to communicate in a group on a variety of topics with confidence.
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Mid-term test Final test Assignment and short tests Practice in class Total.
1. 10% 10% 10% 5% 35%
2. 5% 10% 10% 5% 30%
3. 5% 10% 10% 10% 35%
4. 0%
Total. 20% 30% 30% 20% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Participation: 20%
Homework: 30%
Mid-semester test: 20%
Final test: 30%

A score of 60% is needed to pass this course.
Students can expect to obtain more than 60 points if their performance on tests and assignments shows that they have mostly comprehended the learning contents of the course.
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Introduction to the course
Preview activity Unit 1: Society
Check the syllabus.
Check the vocabulary in Unit 1
2. Unit 1: Society Assignment from Unit 1
Check the vocabulary in Unit 2
3. Unit 2: Food Assignment from Unit 2
Check the vocabulary in Unit 3
4. Unit 3: Business Assignment from Unit 3
Check the vocabulary in Unit 4
5. Unit 4: Trends Assignment from Unit 4
Check the vocabulary in Unit 5
6. Speaking Activity
Review Units 1-4
Prepare for Mid-semester Test 200minutes
7. Mid-semester Test and Test Explanation Check the vocabulary in Unit 5 200minutes
8. Unit 5: Trends Assignment from Unit 5
Check the vocabulary in Unit 6
9. Unit 6: Pressure Assignment from Unit 6
Check the vocabulary in Unit 9
10. Unit 9: Environment Assignment from Unit 9
Check the vocabulary in Unit 10
11. Unit 10: Medicine Assignment from Unit 10
Prepare for the Speech Presentation
12. Review U5,6,9,10
Speech presentation practice
Prepare for the Final Test (Speech presentation) 200minutes
13. Final Test (Speech presentation) Prepare for the Final Test (Vocabulary and Listening) 200minutes
14. Final Test (Vocabulary and Listening) and Test Explanation Review the course content 100minutes
Total. - - 2700minutes
Feedback on exams, assignments, etc.
ways of feedback specific contents about "Other"
Feedback in the class
Textbooks and reference materials
Skillful 2nd edition Listening & Speaking Level 2 / Student's Book (Macmillan) : David Bohlke & Robyn Brinks Lockwood
Please bring a dictionary to the class.
Students intending to take this course are recommended to have a TOEIC/ TOEIC-IP test score of about 500 or above.
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Lunch Time on Wednesdays
  • Before or after class
  • Learning Support Room
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic interpersonal skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic self-management skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
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