The objective of this course is to develop intermediate English reading and writing skills related to the study of university-level arts and sciences. The aim is to allow Nagoya University students to acquire abilities appropriate for success in a research based university. Attention is given to essay writing and logical text construction. Students learn about both reading for essential information and constructing convincing arguments in their own writing. Students broaden their abilities to read English materials, to write well organized papers, and to use appropriate English expressions.