99年第1學期-0149 英文作文(三) 課程資訊

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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
Attendance/participation 30
assignments 50
midterm/final essay 20

授課教師

Kathleen Seaton

教育目標

1. to enhance, refine and practice intermediate level aural skills (speaking and listening) 2. to help students gain confidence, overcoming shyness when speaking English 3. to express their communicate their ideas communicate effectively and fluently 4. to help students improve attentiveness (listening) 5. to give students immediate feedback for future improvement.

課程概述

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.

課程資訊

參考書目

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Oxford University Press, 1983.
Harvey, Gordon. Writing with Sources: A Guide for Students. Indianapolis:
Hackett, 1998.
Lanham, Richard. Revising Prose, 4th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1999.
Orwell, George. Politics and the English Language. In The Collected Essays,
Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, ed. Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus.
Vol. 4 (pp. 127 11). New York: Harcourt Brace, 1968.
Weston, Anthony. A Rulebook for Arguments, 3rd ed. Indianapolis: Hackett,
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Williams, Joseph M. Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, 4th ed. New York:
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