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Syllabus, 2010

Course Name: Eikaiwa II
Instructor: Nicholas Kemp

2. Course Overview
Each lesson is theme-based and incorporates relevant grammar and vocabulary to enable you to discuss a variety of topics in
English with confidence.
3. Course Objectives
In this course, we will build on previously acquired skills to further develop your English oral proficiency.
4. Advice for students
If there is anything you don't understand, ask. Try to review what we study in class in your own time.

5. Lesson Schedule
1) Orientation 16) Giving Advice
2) Places to go / Things to do 17) Shopping
3) Agreeing and Disagreeing 18) Complaining
4) Movies 19) Appearance and Personality
5) Music 20) Preferences
6) Giving Opinions 21) Accidents and Injuries
7) Extreme Sports and Activities 22) Telling Stories
8) Experiences 23) Animals
9) World Geography 24) Speculating
10) Describing Places 25) School Activities
11) Birthdays and Weddings 26) Past Habits
12) Describing Special Events 27) Places to Live
13) Healthy Lifestyles 28) Possibilities
14) Review of Previous Lessons 29) Interviews
15) Mid-course Test 30) Review of Previous Lessons

6. Evaluation Method
20% = class participation 15% = mid-course test 15% = interview 50% = final examination
7. Evaluation Criteria
• Every lesson, students taking initiative in discussions, asking for clarification, helping other students and generally
showing enthusiasm will be positively assessed in terms of class participation.
• The mid-course test will be a short series of written and listening multiple choice questions based on language already
• Students will be interviewed individually near the end of the course and will be assessed in terms of comprehension,
fluency, accuracy, pronunciation and attitude.
8 Textbook
Smart Choice Level 2 Student Book with Multi-ROM; Ken Wilson, Oxford University Press, ISBN-13:9780194305631
9. Additional Notes
Note taking materials are required. An English dictionary is also recommended.