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。
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。
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Project-Based Learning (PBL)
In this course you will carry out projects, individually, in pairs or small groups, into global issues and problems that interest you, and how they impact local communities and people you know.
English Resource Center (ERC): In-Person or Online
The English Resource Center (ERC) at Saitama University is for you that supports your English. We are dedicated to hold a space not only to increase your English proficiency, but to make connections with your peers. We hope you will visit us and look forward to meeting you.