108年第2學期-3944 大一英文 課程資訊
|Orals||20||You have chances to answer the questions, discuss the offered subjects with your partners and give oral presentations in class. All of these will be evaluated and given scores based on your performance and participation in the activities in class.|
|Writing||15||You have chances to practice your writing skills by creating scripts for dialogues. The first draft you make will be reviewed and graded. Then you are required to correct and revise it and complete your final draft that is also graded.|
|Participation||15||Punctual attendance and active participation are required. If you miss the class for more than 5 times for no reasons, you will fail this course. If you have to miss a class, please let me know in advance by email or in person.|
|Reading||20||The reading section of the midterm and final exams test comprehension. You are given passages to read; you are then asked to answer multiple-choice questions about the main idea (of the passage and/or of a paragraph), specific information (details), vocabulary in context, pronoun reference, and—on tests in the second semester—inferences.|
|Listening||15||The listening section of the midterm and final exams is composed of three parts— dialogues, short passages and academic talks/lectures. It is to test your general comprehension of situation-oriented listening texts and communicative competence.|
|Communicative Component||15||This is the oral section of the midterm and final exams. You are required to present oral self-introduction before the midterm exam. You have to use the words and expressions you learn in class to complete it. You are also required to present dialogue with your partner in class before the final exam. Your performance in self-introduction and dialogue will be graded by the teacher.|
On completion of the FENM course, you should be able to enhance your listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities. It can also enhance your overall English communicative activity and your knowledge of cultural diversity and international perspective.
Freshman English for Non-English Majors (FENM) is a required course for the majority of freshmen at Tunghai University. This course is intended as a general four skills (namely, listening, speaking, reading, and writing) integrated English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) course emphasizing English fluency in general contexts, i.e., English use for general purposes. Thereby, the course is designed to help students use their existing general knowledge about themselves and about the world along with the knowledge of the English language they have acquired to enhance their general English proficiency and enrich their personal background knowledge by using English to learn and communicate. Specifically, the FENM course maximizes students’ opportunities to use English in a wide variety of contexts both in and outside class. Furthermore, it provides an atmosphere that will increase students’ participation and confidence in a non-threatening, whole-English learning environment and that will facilitate students’ acquisition of new knowledge and skills of the English language and new knowledge about the world.
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