99年第1學期-0118 英文作文(二) 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 25人,已有16人選讀,尚餘名額9人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
3 Multiple-draft essays 60 There will be a 5-point deduction on the final grade of each essay for each day a draft is late.
3 Peer revision workshops 15 Active contribution to discussion is necessary. Students need to give constructive suggestions to peer writers.
Participation 15 Evaluation based on attendance and participation in classroom as well as workshop discussion.
Writing Portfolio 10 Based on the completeness and thoroughness of your portfolio.

授課教師

曾瑾玲

教育目標

By the end of the coruse, students are expected to be able to 1. identify and develop a controlling idea/topic sentence/thesis statement 2. organize and develop support for a topic sentence/thesis statement 3. organize essays in a logical order and with proper transitions 4. write a narrative essay that is developed inductively or deductively 5. write a summary-response essay (summarizing, quoting, paraphrasing) 6. write and respond to email 7. write an expository essay with a clear thesis and supporting details

課程概述

Composition 2 is a second-year required course and is the continuation of Composition 1, building on the English-language skills developed in Composition 1. This course focuses primarily on writing multi-paragraph essays. The course continues to stress accuracy in writing and emphasizes skills and strategies to improve the ability to communicate in written English. Students will also learn how to analyze and strengthen their written English and that of their classmates. The general goal of the course is to increase the academic English language proficiency of the students to a high-intermediate level in writing. This course is taught together with Oral Training 2.

課程資訊

參考書目

Wyrick, Jean. Steps to Writing Well with Additional Readings. 11th ed. Boston: Thomson Wadsworth, 2007.