Basic English
TeachersMAEHARA, YoshiyukiStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 1 1st semest [General Basic Subjects]
CategoryRemedial Subject
Elective, CreditsElective 1credit
 Syllabus Number0A191

Course Description

This class is designed to achieve Educational Goals 1, 2, and 3 of the General Basic Subjects.
A placement test is required for this course. We will cover a few basic grammatical items every week and will do some exercises to check the understanding. Students will learn through such activities as a pair work

Course Objectives

This course aims to enable students to learn the basics of grammar to improve English proficiency.

Grading Policy

Exercises in classes and participation (50%) and examinations (50%).

Textbook and Reference



Students should do the exercises before class and should review them after class.


No textbooks are requred. Students will be provided with handouts during class.


1Overview of course
2Word order and Part of Speech
3Tense 1 --- Present, Past and Progressive Tense
4Tnse 2 --- Futre and Perfect Tense
5Auxiliaries, Questions, Negatives, and Imperatives
6Sentence Patterns
7Passive voice
8Test A
9Nouns, Pronouns, Articles, Adjectives and Adverbs
10Conjunctions, Prepositions, and Idiomatic Phrases
11Comparative Expressions
13Gerunds and Participles
15Test B