99年第1學期-0141 英文作文（三） 課程資訊
|Class reports and discussions||50||Active participation in class is recommended|
|Mid-term paper||20||This is a short paper based on class reports and discussions|
|Final Term Paper||30||Fully researched Term Paper|
This course is designed to offer students a more comprehensive and intensive study /use of the English Language covering a wide range of developments that include situations in society and involve politics, religion, science, environment, personality, history, psychology etc..
Students will also be able to analyze and criticize literatures that involve any of these situations after gaining knowledge from this course.
Special stress will be put towards public speaking and the use of written English for special purposes.
Composition 3 is a third-year required course. As this course is part of the Comp/Oral series, its main aim is to give final shape and polish the skills of the students in writing. Students are taught to write academic essays in various rhetorical styles including essays about literature. Students also have to be able to formulate and pursue intellectual and professional goals. The course will help increase the mental flexibility of the students and they are required to write a research paper on an independently researched topic. This course is taught together with Oral Training 3.
Office HourMon,8:10-10:00am LAN 214 Wed,8:10-10:00am LAN 214
As this is a Language-based course, no specific book is prescribed. Students generate their own materials for class as the situation demands. Further handouts are acquired as per the discussions in class.
At the end of each semester, students, in consultation with the teacher, decide on a contemporary novel to read.
1: Erich Segal. Love Story.
2: Hermann Hesse. Siddhartha.
3: E.M. Forster. A Passage to India.
4: Paulo Coelho. Brida.
5: Vikas Swarup. Q & A.