106年第2學期-3715 進階英文(二) 課程資訊

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評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Attendance and Participation 20
Homework Assignments 20 Reading and watching the news
Current events articles 35 Students will research current events and write about the news in different formats (social media posts/articles/podcasts)
Final Writing Portfolio 25

選課分析

本課程名額為 25人,已有21 人選讀,尚餘名額4人。

授課教師

Ariana Lauren Zetlin

教育目標

On completion of the course, students should be able to 1. Identify various ways that global news is spread in the 21st century 2. Research current events and compare the ways they are explained by different sources; 3. Closely read news sources to determine biases and truth of information; and 4. Write current events articles

課程概述

Advanced English 2 (AE 2) is an elective course for THU students whose English proficiencies have met the university’s English exit requirement. Students who wish to further strengthen their English skills or pursue higher degrees or join exchange programs abroad are strongly encouraged to take the course. It is a one semester course (0-3credits). The course aims to enhance students’ academic English. In this semester, it places more weight on reading and writing skills. Aside from academic English skills, this course will incorporate intercultural competence into the curriculum so as to broaden every student’s international perspectives and ability in culturally diverse learning contexts.

課程資訊

參考書目

There is no required textbook for this course

We will reference the following sources:
global newspapers such as Asia Today and The New York Times
social media news sources, such as Reddit, Twitter, and Facebook
podcasts such as BBC World Service and the National Public Radio (NPR)
Apps and E-mail newsletters such as the Skimm and Yahoo News Digest