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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)

38

選課人數

Number Registered

課程資料Course Details

課程簡介Course Description

College English I/II is a two-semester course, designed to develop in students the abilities and attitudes to engage critically with the world. These abilities and attitudes include, in particular, English language proficiency and cultural awareness. This College English I course will have an emphasis on fostering students' confidence in communicating their thoughts in English in both oral and written forms. It will also focus on enhancing students' understanding of the differences between themselves and people from other cultures.

核心能力分析圖Core Competence Analysis Chart


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

The expected goals are, by the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • describe an event and participate in discussions in English;
  • reinforce their established writing skills and abilities;
  • analyze cultural differences and identify potential misunderstandings or conflicts in cross-cultural situations; and
  • gain a better understanding of their own culture.

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
Overview
Course overview
Getting to know one another
2.0
3.0
2
Communication 
Textbook Unit 1
Interactive lecture and speaking activities; preparations for the first writing assignment
2.0
3.0
3
Communication
Excerpts from Men Are from Mars, Women are from Venus
Interactive lecture and speaking activities; preparations for the first writing assignment
2.0
3.0
4
Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions 
Introduction to Cross-cultural communication (ICCC) Unit 1
Discussion and group activity; the first writing assignment
2.0
3.0
5
Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions
Resources in ICCC Unit 1
Peer learning activity; the first writing assignment
2.0
3.0
6
Story
Textbook Unit 4
Interactive lecture and speaking activities; readings in Textbook Unit 3
2.0
3.0
7
Story
Celebrity obituaries
Interactive lecture and speaking activities; preparations for the second writing assignment
2.0
3.0
8
Story
A mini-biography
Interactive lecture and speaking activities; preparations for the second writing assignment
2.0
3.0
9
Online referencing tools
Referencing tools and learning resources
Tasks for practicing using referencing tools
2.0
3.0
10
Mid-term exam
Exam
Exam
2.0
3.0
11
Stereotypes
ICCC Unit 2
Discussion and group activity; the second writing assignment
2.0
3.0
12
Stereotypes
Resources in ICCC Unit 2
Peer learning activity; the second writing assignment
2.0
3.0
13
Story
Urban legends
Interactive lecture and speaking activities; preparations for the third writing assignment
2.0
3.0
14
Humor
Excerpts from Humor across Frontiers
Interactive lecture and speaking activities; preparations for the third writing assignment
2.0
3.0
15
Education
ICCC Unit 3
Discussion and group activity; the third writing assignment
2.0
3.0
16
Education
Resources in ICCC Unit 3
Peer learning activity; the third writing assignment
2.0
3.0
17
Final exam
Speaking exam
Exam
2.0
3.0
18
Final exam
Written exam
Exam
2.0
3.0

授課方式Teaching Approach

35%

講述 Lecture

25%

討論 Discussion

10%

小組活動 Group activity

30%

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

  • Class attendance and participation (25%)
  • Anecdote activities (10%)
  • Writing assignments (20%)
  • Midterm exam (20%)
  • Final (speaking/written) exam (20%)

指定/參考書目Textbook & References

Jones, C., Bastow, T., Jeffries A., Kay, S., & Jones, V. (2010). New American Inside Out (Advanced). Macmillan

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