108年第2學期-4085 大二英文：日常溝通 課程資訊
|Attendance & Participation||15|
|Midterm and Final Projects||40|
|In-class Assignments and/or Quizzes||30|
|Outside-class Assignments and/or Homework||15|
[Theme of this course: English for Communication]: This course aims at helping students enhance their communication abilities everyday scenarios . Through a variety of diverse interactive activities and task based assignments, students will be able to express themselves more confidently and fluently. In addition, reading and listening materials will teach students’ how to think critically and how to organize ideas. Useful expressions and communication strategies will be introduced in class.
The SENM program, an extension program of the FENM program, is a student-centered course focusing on students′ learning needs and interests. The course design features a small-class (no more than 25 students) learning and four modules. These four modules are: Multiculturalism, Presentation and Public Speaking, Career and Profession, and Daily Communication. All modular courses are semester-based; so each SENM student can choose two different modules according to their individual learning needs in one academic year. Within each module, there are different sub-themes, or topics, around which the course curriculum is built. Various class activities such as discussions, exhibitions, competitions, and presentations are incorporated to strengthen students′ English competence.
This specific course belongs to the Module of Daily Communication. This module emphasizes real-life English for effective communication. It provides conversation models and practices for a variety of common scenarios in everyday life. Apart from daily-life vocabulary, frequently-used colloquial and idiomatic expressions are the two major language components covered.
On completion of the course, students should be able to
1) use effectively the vocabulary and expressions acquired in the course to address daily-life topics;
2) use spontaneously the conversation strategies acquired in the course to initiate, sustain, and end communication;
3) communicate with others effectively in various daily-life situations; and
4) express themselves in English more confidently.
選課備註：主題式英語溝通 Topic-based Communication in English；詳見授課大綱
授課教師：Delisha Elizabeth Thompson