98年第1學期-2970 從小說與英詩深入英語 課程資訊
|Midterm Exam||30||-- Literary terms and ocabulary 10% -- Grammar 10% -- Mini essay questions 80%|
|Final Exam||30||Same as Midterm|
|Participation||20||- Active participation in group and class discussion -- attendance|
On completion of the course, students should be able to
a) understand the multiple nuances of English language, for example, images, irony, symbols, syntax, etc. through reading western literature;
b) increase their oral ability through intensive class discussion on ideas related to the works we read; and
c) analyze and interpret western literature in a meaningful and significant way.
The course consists of a brief introduction to various elements of fiction and poetry, and a close reading of the selected material. The chosen material will 1) be suitable for non-majors English level, 2) offer topics for discussion, and 3) contain words which illustrate different nuances of English language used in different contexts. The class includes lectures and group discussions in English.