110年第1學期-0139 英語口語訓練(三) 課程資訊

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評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Norton Summaries and Presentations 20
Leading Class Discussions 20
Participating in Class Discussions 10
Argumentation Paper Presentations 10
English Book Presentations 10
Attendance and Participation 10
Midterm Conversation 10

選課分析

本課程名額為 20人,已有21 人選讀,尚餘名額-1人。

授課教師

Mieke Desmet

教育目標

Oral Training 3 is a third-year required course. The course is part of the Composition and Oral Training Series and is taught together with Composition 3. Students will acquire advanced academic oral skills and give final shape to and polish their oral skills. The oral training course in the junior year builds on the oral skills learnt in the freshman and sophomore years, but the oral tasks in the junior year are more demanding and challenging. Students will learn to present formal and semi-formal presentations. Students will also learn how to listen to public speaking critically, responsively, and objectively. Students will master presenting familiar topics in a smooth, understandable, and organized way. Small-group discussions and impromptu public speeches will also be part of this course. The oral ability of students is further improved through group discussions, individual presentations, argument and debates. Topics for discussion will include literature, new events as well as academic topics relevant to the lives of the students. Students have to follow the department's guidelines regarding academic integrity. Plagiarism will result in punishment.

課程概述

Composition 3 is a third-year required course. As this course is part of the Comp/Oral series, its main aim is to give final shape and polish the skills of the students in writing. Students are taught to write academic essays in various rhetorical styles including essays about literature. Students also have to be able to formulate and pursue intellectual and professional goals. The course will help increase the mental flexibility of the students and they are required to write a research paper on an independently researched topic. This course is taught together with Oral Training 3.

課程資訊

參考書目

Peterson, Linda H. et al. (eds.) The Norton Reader. An Anthology of Nonfiction New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2012.

Students will be provided with handouts as needed.