108年第2學期-4125 大二英文：日常溝通 課程資訊
|Attendance and 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 communication ability for both daily life and workplace. Through a variety of interactive activities and practices based on diverse daily topics, students will be able to express themselves more fluently and with more confidence. In addition, reading and listening materials will involve students in critical thinking process and thus benefit them with skills for reasoning and organizing ideas. The useful expressions and communication strategies will be introduced in class to settle your learning in one go!
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.