なお、このコースは Level IV 以上から履修することができます。Level I から Level III までは、一般英語コースで基礎を習得することになります。
English Through Music - Listening/Speaking: (Levels IV, V, VI)
This class uses the context of American popular music to focus on improving students' listening comprehension and intelligibility skills, with particular emphasis on rhythm and stress patterns. Students can also expect to significantly increase their understanding of American culture and idiomatic expressions. Students who are interested in the class should enjoy singing and listening to a wide variety of music styles.
English Through The 1960's - Listening/Speaking:
The era of the 1960s was perhaps the most turbulent, controversial, and confusing decade of the 20th century. If you want to understand mainstream culture and American society in the 1990s, you need a crash course in the sixties. This class examines a number of important topics and themes, including:
English Through The News - Listening/Speaking: (Levels IV, V)
This course uses radio and television news broadcasts to develop students' listening comprehension of rapid native speech and complex discourse. Students will work on their spoken English skills through class discussion of current events. Oral intelligibility instruction focuses on pronunciation, suprasegmentals, and fluency.