100年第1學期-0105 英文作文（一） 課程資訊
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On completion of the course, students should be able to 1. develop confidence in speaking publicly and academically; 2. learn how to listen to public speaking critically, responsively, and objectively; 3. master how to present familiar topics in a smooth, understandable, and organized fashion in both prepared and imprompu speeches; 4. learn to speak in order to inform and persuade others; and 5. practice conversation and discussion skills.
Composition 1 is a first-year required course. This course introduces students to the writing process and to the conventions of written English, teaches students to write grammatically accurate sentences, well-formed paragraphs with clear topic sentences and supporting details, and coherent short essays. Written assignments include journals, paragraphs, and short essays in one or more drafts. This course is taught in tandem with Oral Training 1.
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The Challenge of Effective Speaking by Rudolph F. Verderber, Deanna D. Shellnow, and Kathleen S. Verderber, 15th edition (International Edition).