105年第2學期-0158 進階英語閱讀 課程資訊
The objective of this course is to build up advanced reading ability by use of the following reading strategies: recognizing main ideas vs. minor details, summarizing, outlining, examining organizational patterns, making inferences, synthesizing information etc. Students will become better readers through reading intensively (following specific reading strategies and skills) and reading extensively (large amounts of authentic materials). For the intensive reading aspect, students will follow a syllabus and critically read assigned articles from the textbook for in-class discussion and other relevant assignments. For the extensive reading aspect, students will read authentic materials assigned by the instructor.
It aims to help students develop high-level English skills through locating main ideas, recognizing organizational patterns, summarizing, inferences making, and synthesizing reading materials.
Office HourWed. 8:00-10:00 AM LAN 211-D
1. Ten Steps to Improving College Reading Skills, 5th Edition by John Langan (may be replaced)
2. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
3. The Giver by Lois Lowry