Introduction to Communication and Research -Chuo University; Faculty of Law

This course is for students who want to use English to learn about legal, political, business and other issues. 本科目は、法律、政治、ビジネスなどについて、英語を使って学びたい学生 を対象とします。


Mondays 4th Period

Improving Research & Discussion -Chuo University; Faculty of Law

This course is for students who want to use English to learn about legal, political, business and other issues. 本科目は、法律、政治、ビジネスなどについて 、英語を使って学びたい学生を対象とします。


Monday 3rd Period

ESP1b Intercultural Global Citizenship

Students will develop their global intercultural communication skills with people worldwide. Also, the students can critically analyze different points of cultural views through reading, note-taking, categorizing, discussing, writing about communication across cultures in diverse settings.


Monday & Wednesday 1st

AEW2 Academic Essay Writing

This is a learner-centered course prepares you for researching academic topics and writing APA & MLA formatted papers. Building on the skills acquired in AEW1 in the previous year, special attention is paid to research paper organization, standard citation systems, and use of academic English.


Tuesday & Thursday 2nd

ESP1a The L2 Motivational Self System

Through readings and viewings, note-taking, reflective activities, and in-class discussions, you can analyze your motivation by learning more about your language learning experience, your ought-to self, and ideal self. Then, you can find many convenient ways to become more motivated while learning at university. This class is useful not only for English, but for any subject you learn with more confidence.


Monday & Wednesday 1st

ESP2b Self-Directed Learning

Through readings and viewings, note- taking, reflective activities, and in-class discussions, you can analyze motivation and self-direction by studying ways to become more motivated while learning at university. This class is useful not only for English, but for any subject you learn with more confidence.


Monday & Wednesday 1st

ESP2a Creativity & Innovation

Through readings and viewings, you can ask questions, do note-taking, observations, and in-class discussions, to help you analyze creativity that leads to innovation. This class is useful not only for learning English, but anything you need to solve or resolve a problem by thinking creatively and strategically.


Monday & Wednesday 1st

AEW1 Academic Essay Writing

You get to focus on researching and writing about current social, scientific, and global issues in English of your choice by taking notes and revising drafts for APA or MLA formatted research paper followed at international universities. Attention to IELTS test preparation will also be provided.


Tuesday & Thursday 1st

ACS1 Academic Communication Skills

This course develops your English university-level academic presentation and discussion skills required by international institutions. Specifically, your will research, develop a position on an academic topic on local or global issues through research, questions, synthesis, and supporting examples.


Not teaching this course this year

ACS2 Academic Communication Skills

Building on your first year English communications studies you will improve your university-level academic communication skills required by international institutions. Specifically, you can develop two academic topics through research using logically structured arguments, questions, and supporting examples.


Not teaching this course this year