103年第2學期-4052 大一英文 課程資訊
|Exams||50||Composed of mid-term and final exams. Exch exam includes written portion (70 points) and communicative component (30 points)|
|In-class grade||50||Composed of Quizzes 15%, Orals 15%, Writing 10%, Participation 10%|
On completion of the Freshman English for Non-majors, students should be able to
1. use English in daily life;
2. think independently, logically, analytically, synthetically and creatively in English;
3. understand and enhance one’s own interest and motivation in learning English;
4. use English to acquire and understand knowledge of various disciplines;
5. use various English learning strategies;
6. use various English language learning resources;
7. use English to explore and understand various cultures in the world; and
8. use English to explore and understand the meaning of one’s life.
Freshman English for Non-English Majors (FENM) is a required course for the majority of freshmen at Tunghai University. This course is intended as a general four skills (namely, listening, speaking, reading, and writing) integrated English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) course emphasizing English fluency in general contexts, i.e., English use for general purposes. Thereby, the course is designed to help students use their existing general knowledge about themselves and about the world along with the knowledge of the English language they have acquired to enhance their general English proficiency and enrich their personal background knowledge by using English to learn and communicate. Specifically, the FENM course maximizes students’ opportunities to use English in a wide variety of contexts both in and outside class. Furthermore, it provides an atmosphere that will increase students’ participation and confidence in a non-threatening, whole-English learning environment and that will facilitate students’ acquisition of new knowledge and skills of the English language and new knowledge about the world.
Office HourWednesday and Friday 11:20-12:10 at LAN 111B
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