98年第2學期-3337 大一英文 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 35人,已有29人選讀,尚餘名額6人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Exam grades 50 Midterm and final exams
In-class performance 50 Attendance, in-class participation, quizzes, assignments, and take parts in on-campus English competitions.

授課教師

魏洢妮

教育目標

修畢大一英文後,學生應該能達成下列八項課程目標: On completion of the FENM course, students should be able to: 1.能運用英語文於日常生活中﹔ use English in daily life; 2.能運用英語文進行邏輯思考、分析判斷、整合創新﹔ think independently, logically, analytically, synthetically, and creatively in English; 3.能了解及增進個人學習英語文興趣與動機﹔ understand and enhance one’s own interest and motivation in learning English; 4.能運用英語文吸收及了解多元領域知識﹔ use English to acquire and understand knowledge of various disciplines; 5.能運用各類英語文學習策略﹔ use various English language learning strategies; 6.能運用各類資源學習英語文﹔ use various English language learning resources; 7.能運用英語文探索及了解國際多元文化﹔ use English to explore and understand various cultures in the world; and 8.能運用英語文探索及了解自我人生意義。 use English to explore and understand the meaning of one’s own life.

課程概述

Aims of Course Freshman English for Majors is a four-skills course taught exclusively to majors of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. The goal of the course is primarily to improve students’ proficiency in communicative language skills with an emphasis on speaking and writing. A functional, notional approach is taken to planning objectives to help students gain confidence in using the English in social interactions. Therefore, active participation in the class is a prerequisite for successful completion. Content A variety of activities are used throughout the year including dialogues, role-plays, pair work, small group projects and whole class discussions. The syllabus includes a general review of grammar and many class activities attempt to integrate these grammar components. Therefore, students are given the opportunity to apply the rules to real-life situations that they might encounter in an English-speaking country. Teachers encourage students to monitor their grammar usage while improving their level of fluency.

課程資訊

參考書目

Textbook: Hemispheres 3

Hemispheres is an integrated skills series for young adults that puts skills-building back into integrated skills. The course is designed for students studying general English and for those studying English with a view toward more academic work. This textbook strategically develops both language skills and critical thinking skills. The thought-provoking topics and appealing, user-friendly design invite learners to enter into the skills development without hesitation.
The features of Hemispheres are the following:

1. Balance of language areas: Reading, listening, speaking, writing, and grammar are balanced and integrated throughout the unit.

2. Academic skills: A variety of activities ensures the purposeful development of academic skills, such as summarizing, paraphrasing, making predictions, identifying gist, and using graphs to aid comprehension.

3. Critical thinking skills: The consistent focus on essential critical thinking skills encourages independent thinking and learning. These critical thinking skills include analyzing synthesizing, making inferences, understanding organization, and drawing conclusions.

4. Grammar expansion activities: Additional grammar practice activities for each unit reinforce learning.

5. High interest content: Unusual, attention-grabbing topics generate discussion and offer opportunities for students to express their own opinions.