103年第1學期-3761 中高級閱讀:看報導學英文 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 30人,已有18人選讀,尚餘名額12人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
response entries 40 bi-weekly writing
midterm writing 25
in-class participation 10
final report 25

授課教師

楊麗瓊

教育目標

On completion of the course, students should be able to: 1. increase their understanding about the world and different cultures; 2. use English effectively to communicate with others on a variety of topics; 3. explore important issues from multiple perspectives; 4. evaluate critically and syntheize information using English; and 5. increase the ability to form independent judgement.

課程概述

This course is designed to help students become familiar with English public media by utilizing authentic, up-to-date, multi-media news stories on a variety of different topics, including news, science and technology, nature and environment, fashion and the arts, love and marriage, health, and other theme-focused investigative reports. In addition, the course will help students to keep abreast of the latest vocabulary and English usage, which are changing rapidly, and will also promote the students’ abilities in evaluating issues and forming independent judgments, by exposing students to the global marketplace of ideas. This course is especially suitable for students who are interested in Western culture or students who are interested in studying abroad.

課程資訊

參考書目

Textbook: Handouts and on-line articles from various sources:
http://www.nytimes.com
http://www.pbs.org
htto:/edition.cnn.com
http://www.bbc.co.uk