Concept Building and Discussion 1

Course Overview

Course description

In this course, students will build on the communicative strategies they acquired in Communication Strategies 1 and 2 through a series of individual and team activities related to their target field of study. Emphasis will be placed on negotiation, discussion and problem-solving in a group setting, and the language skills needed to gather information from a variety of sources, summarize that information, and present results and conclusions to an audience. After completing the course, students should be able to find information on a topic through library and Internet sources, discuss this information in a group and present findings with proper source acknowledgment to an audience in well-formed sentences with pronunciation and intonation comprehensible to an international audience.

Course goals

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Specific details related to each teacher are available on the Waseda Moodle course page.



Assessment and grading

Further Information

Supplemental materials

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