108年第2學期-0106 英文作文(二) 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 20人,已有18人選讀,尚餘名額2人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
3 multiple-draft essay assignments 60
Participation (peer review) 20
Final Exam 20

授課教師

劉美惠

教育目標

In Composition II, you will learn: 1. do self-reviews of your own essays and peer-reviews of classmates’ essays 2. use different writing strategies (definition, classification, example, comparison/contrast) to develop expository essays 3. write argumentative essays with sensible reasons and evidence 4. use multiple strategies/organizational patterns to write essay examsThe second semester of the composition II course is focused on the teaching of expository essay writing and argumentative essay writing. Some mechanics such as correct use of English grammar, word logic, sentence structures, and punctuation marks will also be included in the instruction to help the students compose more effectively. Varied instructional activities such as peer review, classroom discussion, writing conferences, etc. are used to develop the students’rhetorical awareness and critical thinking.

課程概述

Comp�Oral II builds on the English-language skills developed in Comp�Oral I. This two-part course focuses primarily on writing multi-paragraph essays and using spoken English for academic purposes, such as group discussions and delivering oral presentations. The course will continue to stress accuracy in speaking and writing and will emphasize skills and strategies to improve your ability to communicate in English. You will also learn how to analyze and strengthen your own and your classmates� written and spoken English. The general goal of the course is to increase your academic English language proficiency to the high�intermediate level in speaking and writing.

課程資訊

參考書目

Wyrick, J. (2014). Steps to Writing Well with Additional Reading (12th ed.). Boston: Thomson Wadsworth.