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English Education faculty course course description
Course Descriptions

* Practical English Grammar
Students will look at practical grammar that can be used in teaching English, and consider effective ways to teach it.
 
* Integrated Practical English (1), (2)
This course is designed for first-year students to develop basic English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. All four hour sessions will be taught by native English-speaking professors.
 
* Basic Listening Skills Practice
Improves English listening skills and develops correct pronunciation and accent through audio-visual education.
 
* Introduction to English & American Literature
Studies the ideological background of each period of English and American literature and the subjects dealt with by the authors representative of each period.
Focuses on multidimensional understanding of English and American literature through reading and discussion of their works.
 
* Introduction to English Linguistics
Focuses on synchronic analysis and description of modern English. Deals with the features of English phonetics, phonological structure and syntax. Helps to gain an understanding of the nature of language through this process.
 
* Basic Reading Skills Practice
Develops English reading comprehension skills and critical understanding of literary works.
 
* English Teaching Methods
This course will examine historical changes and trends in overall English teaching methods, and will also introduce theories and practical information on recent teaching methods. Students will also try to define appropriate teaching methods to be used in the field, especially at secondary schools.
 
* Theories of English Language Learning and Teaching
This course will cover theories of language learning as well as elements related to learners and sociolin- guistics. Through this course, students will learn theories and gain practical knowledge for teaching at the secondary- school level.
 
* Theories in Second Language Acquisition
This course will introduce various theories related to learning a foreign language and acquiring a second language, centering on English.
 
* Intermediate Listening Skills Practice
Using various multimedia materials, students will develop intermediate English listening skills.
 
* FLEX English (1), (2)
This course aims to enable students taking the FLEX to receive the best possible scores. Students develop an excellent command of a foreign language and learn the knack for taking the FLEX test. It deals with all four areas of reading, writing, listening, and writing.
 
* Teaching of English Pronunciation
Studies the physical characteristics of English sounds-how they are formed and what they sound like-to acquire a more accurate pronunciation.
 
* Teaching of Listening & Speaking in EFL
Students will learn theories and practical knowledge required for teaching English learners how to listen and speak in English. The course will prepare them to effectively teach in secondary schools.
 
* Teaching of Reading & Writing in EFL
Students will learn theories and practical knowledge required to teach English learners how to read and write in English. Through this process, they will be able to effectively teach in secondary schools.
 
* Intermediate Reading Skills Practice
Building on the Readings in Elementary English course, students develop reading comprehension skills for more complex texts.
 
* Conversation for Advanced Level Students
Students will develop conversational fluency and sophistication so that they can freely converse about various themes. The intent of this course is to prepare future English teachers to speak fluent English while in the secondary-school classroom.
 
* Multimedia English Education
This course will introduce how to operate various multimedia equipment that can be used for English education, and how to select the appropriate equipment according to the content area. Students will also have the opportunity to practice using the equipment.
 
* Theoretical Foundation of TEFL
Studies the theoretical background of English pedagogies and critically reviews the theories to derive new teaching methods.
 
* English Teaching Practice
This course prepares students for teaching practice in the field during the senior year. Students go over theories necessary to teach at middle and high schools and are given opportunities to analyze and check their preparations through microteaching.
 
* History of the English Language
Provides a historical overview of changes in the English language such as in its pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary, from ancient English to medieval, modern, and contemporary English.
 
* Introduction to Interpretation and Translation
Students learn basic theories and techniques for interpretation and translation and practice interpreting and translating various types of writings, current news, films, etc.
 
* Special Lecture in English Linguistics (1)
With special focus on training of English teachers, this course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of English linguistics.
 
* Advanced English Composition
Enables students to express themselves freely based on the sentence structures and vocabulary learned through the Intermediate English Composition course.
 
* Literature and English Education
This course will present various American and English literary works, which students will analyze in depth and compare. They will thus be able to apply what they have learned to teaching in the secondary school English classroom.
 
* Logical Thinking and Writing in English
Focus is placed on the process of thinking and writing in English to raise skills related to effectively expressing one's thoughts. As such, capabilities to teach writing skills are cultivated as well as an overall English adeptness.
 
* Materials Development and Teaching Methods in EFL
Students learn theories about the characteristics, methods of analysis, evaluation, etc. of teaching materials and explore appropriate teaching methods for providing actual education in the field.
 
* Special Lecture in English Linguistics (2)
This course is a continuation of the Special Lecture in English Linguistics 1 that focuses on the education of English teachers and aims to advance the understanding of English linguistics.
 
* Literature and Film
The texts of literature and visual language of films are compared to discern the similarities and differences of narration between literature and films.
 
* Seminar on English Literature
This course will cover selected works by theme or by specific writers in English literature.
 
* Special Lecture in English Education (1)
This course will introduce trends and special themes in English education, and teach students how to apply what they have learned to practical use in the field.
 
* English for English Teachers (1), (2)
Students will develop basic communication skills and fluent English abilities in order to effectively teach English when they become professionals.
 
* Testing in EFL
Students will learn basic principles of educational evaluation, the characteristics of evaluating English aptitude, and creating questionnaires for evaluation. Students will also attempt to define more efficient evaluation methods that can be applied to the field.
 
* Special Lecture in English Education (2)
This course is a continuation of the Special Lecture in English Education 1 that provides an overview of English education theories and discusses and teaches new issues and ways to apply the knowledge to the field.
 
* English for Special Purposes
This course deals with practical English that will be required by students after they graduate, other than in classrooms where they will be teaching English. Students will learn various techniques involved in using practical English.
 


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