98年第2學期-0165 英文修辭學 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 35人,已有16人選讀,尚餘名額19人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Presentation & discussion 75 individual/group presentation and the participation of classroom discussion
final paper 25 final paper

授課教師

郭宜蕙

教育目標

1. To gain fundamental knowledge about mainstream rhetoric theories. 2. To know how to analyse different genres of texts by applying the rhetoric theories learned. 3. To be familiar with different forms of communication. 4. To gain a thorough understanding about the process of writing and process of thinking.

課程概述

Several mainstream rhetorical theories will be introduced to help students gain a better understanding about the diversity and nature of texts. Students will compose texts and then analyze the texts by employing the rhetorical theory learned. Classroom activities include writing, discussion, peer review, and oral presentation.

課程資訊

參考書目

There is no textbook for this class, but you are required to read three landmark articles.
(1) The theme of contrastive rhetoric:
Kaplan, Robert (1966). “Cultural thought patterns in inter-cultural education.”
Language learning, 16 (2008): 1-20. Print.
(2) The theme of process writing:
Emig, Janet (1971). The composing processes of twelfth graders. Urbana: NCTE,
1971. Print.
(3) The theme of situated context:
Young, Richard (2008). “Chapter three: Investigating context.” Language
learning, 58.2 (2008): 49-86. Print.