106年第1學期-3728 英語動畫電影欣賞與討論 課程資訊
|Midterm presentation||25||on an English animated film that will not be viewed in class|
|Final presentation||25||on an English animated film that will not be viewed in class|
On completion of the course, students should be able to 1). watch and understand English films without Chinese subtitles; 2). discuss films confidently and comfortably with others in English; and 3). analyze animated films in various aspects and from various perspectives.
This course is designed to enhance students English listening and speaking abilities through watching and discussing English animated films with the English sound track and subtitles. Every week, an animated film on DVD (public-viewing edition) will be shown, followed by the instructor short talk on the background of the film and some aspects of film production/theories. Then students will discuss the film in groups. In addition, each student is required to make a 3-minute oral presentation on an English animated film of his and her choice.
Office HourMonday & Wednesday, 1:10-2:00, A112
Textbook: Suber, Howard. You, Y. translated. (2012). The power of film. Chinese ed. Good Morning Press. (Note: Original edition not available in Taiwan)
Reference: Giannetti, L. D. Jiao, X. translated. (2005). Understanding movies. Chinese. 10th ed. Yuan Liu Publishing Co. (Note: Original edition not available in Taiwan)
Films: Monsters Inc., Ratatouille, How to Train Your Dragon, Hotel Transylvania, Ice Age 4: Continental Drift, Wreck-It Ralph, Big Hero 6, Inside Out, and Zootopia.