99年第1學期-1798 大三英文 課程資訊
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This 1-year course, meeting two hours a week, is designed to enrich third-year sociology department students’ knowledge of academic English and enhance their vocabulary size in academic field and reading strategies in order to cultivate their critical thinking skills.
In this course, reading materials will mainly be introduced in a content-based approach, where students will be exposed to topics in different academic fields including humanities, economics, science, business, and social science, with a focus on the vocabulary acquisition, recognizing reading structures, organizing information and strategies for critical thinking.
At the same time, inductive reading activities will also be incorporated to provide the students with opportunities to apply their critical thinking skills in reading topic and English learning. In addition, English reading structures, grammatical rules and patterns will be integrated with a wide variety of frequently used English in the academic content.
Basically, class materials will be presented in a dynamic teaching-learning method, where students’ topic discussion, oral summary, and presentations as well as teacher’s in-class activities and homework assignments will be used for the students to apply, integrate, and, hopefully, internalize what they have learned.
Office HourMonday/Wednesday 10:10 am-12:00 am or by appointment
a) Class Materials: Weaving it Together: Connecting Reading and Writing 4, 3rd ed.,
by Milada Broukal, 2010, Heinle, Cengage Learning.
b) References: Collins Cobuild English Grammar, 2nd ed., 2005,
Select Reading, by Linda Lee with Erik Gundersen, 2001,
Oxford University Press
College Reading Workshop, by Casey Malacher, 2007, Compass Publishing