100年第1學期-2968 中高級閱讀:看報導學英文 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 16人,已有10人選讀,尚餘名額6人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Reading response entries 40 Bi-weekly reading responses
Participation & performance 15 in-class grade
In-class writings or midterm 25 in-class grade
Final summary report 20 Homework assignment

授課教師

楊麗瓊

教育目標

On completion of the course, students should be able to: 1. increase their understanding about the world and different cultures; 2. use English effectively to communicate with others on a variety of topics; 3. explore important issues from multiple perspectives; 4. evaluate critically and syntheize information using English; and 5. increase the ability to form independent judgement.

課程概述

This course is designed to help students become familiar with English public media by utilizing authentic, up-to-date, multi-media news stories on a variety of different topics, including news, science and technology, nature and environment, fashion and the arts, love and marriage, health, and other theme-focused investigative reports. In addition, the course will help students to keep abreast of the latest vocabulary and English usage, which are changing rapidly, and will also promote the students’ abilities in evaluating issues and forming independent judgments, by exposing students to the global marketplace of ideas. This course is especially suitable for students who are interested in Western culture or students who are interested in studying abroad.

課程資訊

參考書目

Textbook:
Handouts and on-line articles from various sources:
http://www.nytimes.com
http://www.pbs.org
htto:/edition.cnn.com
http://www.bbc.co.uk