109年第2學期-3719 讀美國詩歌學英文 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 35人,已有17人選讀,尚餘名額18人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Participation 15 Weekly Discussion; Attendance; Having Read Material
Oral Assignment 30 Recitation, author and poem presentation, poem interpretation
Writing 25 Weekly Journal, Original Poem, Interpretation, Poem Style Analysis
Reading 5 Reading Questions
Quizzes 25 Elements of poetry, Poetry scan, short poetry reading

授課教師

Michael Grosso

教育目標

Objectives 1. demonstrate a basic understanding of the elements of poetry; 2. demonstrate a basics understanding of English prosody; 3. explicate and analyze the genre of poetry; 4. convey personal opinions about poetry informed by analysis; 5. interpret individual poems through discussion and writing; 6. write short poems about personal experience; and 7. utilize inference skills in the analysis and interpretation of poetry; and 8. speak with knowledge about the diversity of poetry/ authors in 20thAmerican Poetry. Contents: 1 Speaking 1.1 Active weekly class discussion 1.2 Weekly "favorite" line discussion 1.3 Dramatic poem recitation 1.4 Poem and author presentation 1.5 Poem interpretation presentation 2 Writing: 2.1 Weekly reflection journal 2.2 Writing and sharing an original poem 2.3 One short interpretation of a selected poem 2.4 One short analysis of poem style 3 Reading Select Poems 4 Exam/Quiz: 4.1 Quiz 1: Elements of poetry 4.2 Quiz 2: Scan a poem 4.3 Quiz 3-5: Short poetry reading

課程概述

This is a 2-hour-a-week course designed for high-intermediate to advanced English level students to improve language proficiency through the study of American poetry. Students will engage in active discussion and use English to express opinions about poetry and it’s meaning. Students will gain valuable English language knowledge and experience as well as literary, cultural and personal enrichment. Students will meet in class once a week. Class time will be divided between lecture, seminar and discussion. Instructor lecture will be for the sole purpose of providing background knowledge, instruction and modeling practices for engaging, evaluating and speaking about poetry. After that, students will be expected to discuss and work with individual poems through seminar style discussion, group work and individual class presentations.

課程資訊

參考書目

Dove, R. (2011). The Penguin anthology of twentieth-century American poetry (1st ed.). Penguin Books.