107年第2學期-4124 大二英文 課程資訊
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This is a pilot SENM course focused on communication skills.This course is designed for SENM students who want to enhance their English proficiency and oral presentation skills. The instructor provides solid training in listening and speaking skills, using a variety of topics and multimedia sources that highlight different features of spoken English. With well-organized guidance and sufficient oral practice, it is hoped that students are able to improve their oral presentation skills and develop confidence to express themselves on topics related to personal experiences.
On completion of the course, students should be able to
(1) enhance their English listening ability;
(2) enhance their English speaking ability;
(3) enhance their overall English communicative ability; and
(4) express and communicate their ideas in English more confidently.
In addition to skills taught by the instructor, this class also incorporates group discussions, online TED talks appreciations, and various hands-on small projects to enhance students’ ability of planning and giving presentations on a range of topics in a variety of situations.
Sophomore English for Non-English Majors (SENM) is a required course for the majority of second-year students. It is a one-year course (1-1 credits) taken during the second year regardless of whether a student has passed or failed FENM. Students are NOT arranged by a placement exam. Students will remain in the same course section, with the same teacher, for both fall and spring semesters.
This course is intended as a general two-skills (listening and reading) integrated English-as-a-foreign language (EFL) course, emphasizing English in general contexts. In particular, SENM focuses on reading and listening in academic contexts. English is the medium of instruction. The main goal in listening is to provide students with opportunities to hear different English accents and voices in practical real-life conversational situations. The main goal in reading is to enhance students’ reading comprehension through maximizing their opportunities to use basic reading skills such as skimming, scanning, reading for main ideas, inferring, and guessing vocabulary from context. As an extension of FENM, SENM focuses on reading and listening, but still makes use of the four language skill areas: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.