103年第2學期-8644 大一英文 課程資訊
In order to utilize the experiential learning approach to its fullest, the main feature of this course for this semester is for the teacher to use learning activities related to drama performance and students’ own live experience.
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 Hour4:20 pm - 5:10 pm on Mondays and 2:10 pm - 3 pm on Wednesdays
Required Textbooks: Video Course of Top Notch TV, Top Notch #2, and Live ABC (monthly Magazine)
Supplemental Materials: Conversation Strategies, English Conversation in Taiwan
Voice Works, Reading Comprehension Workshop (Perspective), Essential English Reading Skills, English through Drama, DramaTechniques in Language Learning, Word Power, TargetVocabulary (Book #1 - #3), and Stories from various aboriginal tribes.