教學大綱 Syllabus

科目名稱:大學英文(一)

Course Name: College English I

修別:群

Type of Credit: Partially Required

2.0

學分數

Credit(s)

34

選課人數

Number Registered

課程資料Course Details

課程簡介Course Description

This course aims to improve students' English proficiency with a special focus on increasing the awareness of cultural differences between groups. Through textbook reading, film watching, essay writing and oral presentation, this course expects to enhance students’ four skills.

核心能力分析圖 Core Competence Analysis Chart

能力項目說明


    課程目標與學習成效Course Objectives & Learning Outcomes

    Objectives:

    Students will read extensively on topics relevant to modern society, and will be encouraged to conduct in-class presentations on the topics. Students will also learn to work in groups and brainstorm with their peers in search for constructive opinions. Reading and speaking are equally emphasised in this class and students will acquire the skills and confidence needed for both critical reading and public speaking.

    Outcomes:

    1. To be able to read skillfully and analytically
    2. To be able to present his or her own opinions in a structured way
    3. To be able to engage in a broad range of topics that are crucial in today's society

    每周課程進度與作業要求 Course Schedule & Requirements

    週次 Week 課程主題 Course Theme 課程內容與指定閱讀 Content and Reading Assignment 教學活動與作業 Activity and Homework 學習投入時數 Estimated time devoted to coursework per week
    課堂講授 Lecture Hours 課程前後 Preparation Time
    1
    Orientation
    Introducing the course
    Group assignment
    2.0
    3.0
    2
    Culture Awareness I
    "Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions"
    In-class writing (250 words)
    2.0
    4.0
    3
    Chapter 1-1: Above Manhattan
    High Line History, Narrated by Ethan Hawke
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1tVsezifw4
    
    Listening quiz
    2.0
    4.0
    4
    Chapter 1-2: Under Paris
    Under Paris - History of the Catacombs, Sewers, and Metro
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9LWMArnNvQ
    Listening quiz
    2.0
    4.0
    5
    Review and Reflection 1
    Personal speeches: "The City that Impresses Me the Most"
    Personal speeches
    2.0
    4.0
    6
    Chapter 2-1: The Snow Patrol
    Human Planet | Arctic: Greenland sled dogs
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeDv3hVcc8A
    Listening quiz
    2.0
    4.0
    7
    Chapter 2-2: Into the Volcano
    Scientist gets too close to lava lake! - Richard Hammond's Journey to the Centre of the Planet - BBC
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egEGaBXG3Kg
    Listening quiz
    2.0
    4.0
    8
    Review and Reflection 2
    Personal speeches: "My Dream Job"
    Personal speeches
    2.0
    4.0
    9
    Culture Awareness II 
    "Stereotypes"
    In-class writing (250 words)
    2.0
    4.0
    10
    Midterm Exam
    Midterm exam (speaking test)
    3 minutes prompt speech
    2.0
    4.0
    11
    Chapter 3-1: Path of the Jaguar
    Film watching: "The Human Planet" (BBC documentary)
    Speaking homework
    2.0
    4.0
    12
    Chapter 3-2: Champion of the Underdog
    Film watching: "The Human Planet" (BBC documentary)
    Speaking homework
    2.0
    4.0
    13
    Review and Reflection 3
    Personal speeches: "My Animal Friend"
    Personal speeches
    2.0
    4.0
    14
    Culture Awareness III
    "Education"
    In-class writing (250 words)
    2.0
    4.0
    15
    Chapter 4-1: Sun Struck
    The Sun: Crash Course Astronomy #10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b22HKFMIfWo
    
    Listening quiz
    2.0
    4.0
    16
    Chapter 4-2: Tracking Tsunamis
    Rare Video: Japan Tsunami | National Geographic
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWzdgBNfhQU
    Listening quiz
    2.0
    4.0
    17
    Review and Reflection
    Personal Speeches: "My Relationship with Nature"
    Personal speeches
    2.0
    4.0
    18
    Final exam
    Final exam
    Written test
    2.0
    3.0

    授課方式Teaching Approach

    40%

    講述 Lecture

    30%

    討論 Discussion

    20%

    小組活動 Group activity

    10%

    數位學習 E-learning

    0%

    其它: Others:

    評量工具與策略、評分標準成效Evaluation Criteria

    Grading Criteria:

    Attendance: 10%

    Quizzes: 10%

    Writing exercises: 20%

    Personal Speech: 20%

    Midterm exam: 20%

    Final exam: 20%

    Requirements:

    1. Attendance:

    You are required to attend classes regularly and on time. Unexcused absences, tardiness or early departure will damage your attendance grade. Contact me about your absence before class if you must miss class. *You will not be allowed to take final exam if you have FIVE (or more) unexcused absences.

    1. Participation:

    Speaking up in class, either being called or voluntarily, will add points to your participation grade. Try to catch any opportunity to speak up in class to earn bonus points!

    指定/參考書目Textbook & References

    Focus: Reading and Vocabulary 4

    已申請之圖書館指定參考書目 圖書館指定參考書查詢 |相關處理要點

    維護智慧財產權,務必使用正版書籍。 Respect Copyright.

    課程相關連結Course Related Links

    N/A

    課程附件Course Attachments

    課程進行中,使用智慧型手機、平板等隨身設備 To Use Smart Devices During the Class

    需經教師同意始得使用 Approval

    列印