103年第2學期-4101 大一英文 課程資訊
|Midterm & Final Exams||50||Reading (40%), Listening (30%) & Communicative Component (30%)|
|Quizzes||15||Vocabulary, Cloze, Listening Comprehension, Short-Answer Writing|
|Orals||15||Individual & pair in-class oral performance|
|Writing||10||Narrative, descriptive, & dialogue writing|
|Participation||10||Participation in class discussion and activities|
By exploring topics that are interesting and relevant to the students, such as food and culture, e-shopping, and recent trends in IT technologies, the course provides training in comprehending short English texts and using this foreign language for interpersonal communication.
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.