103年第1學期-3762 從聖經舊約的知名故事中學英語 課程資訊
|Written Assignments||30||In-class grade|
|Attendance/ Participation||10||In-class grade|
1. Students will improve their ability to express their opinions through writing and speaking. There are two writing assignments during the course. You will also have the chance to speak English each class and to perform an English drama near the end of the semester.
2. Students will gain a basic understanding of many of the famous stories of O.T. Bible. By the end of this course, you will be familiar with most of the important people in the Old Testament.
3. Students will gain a better understanding of some common English expressions that come from the O.T. As we study these stories, you will learn how some of the words and phrases are used in English today.
This course is designed to study some of the most famous stories of the Old Testament Bible and how they may be of practical help in learning English. The course will help students to exercise their English reading, listening, writing, and speaking skills as they read and discuss the stories. Classes will include discussion and some stories will be supplemented with videos. Students will also perform a drama based on a story of their choice.
Office HourThursday 17:10 -17:20
Required Material: Students will receive a book of handouts of the stories in English.
Reference Material: The Chinese-English New Testaments supplied by Tunghai University to Freshman students. The Old Testament stories are often referred to again in the New Testament. The New Testament often explains details about the Old Testament stories. However, you will not be tested on anything in the New Testament. This is only an Old Testament course.