99年第2學期-3408 大一英文【上】 課程資訊
|In-Class||50||15% oral/15% quizzes/10% writing/10% participation|
|Exams||50||15% communicative/15% listening/20% reading|
The purpose of this course is for learning English listening,speaking, reading and writing skills. It will help students to improve these areas. The textbook is Reading Keys : Developing. The grade is based on 50% in-class performance and 50% exam scores.
The general goals of the FENM program are to provide an atmosphere that will increase students’ participation in a non-threatening environment and increase their confidence in English speaking contexts. It is also a major goal of the FENM program to increase students’ ability to apply their knowledge of the English language they have acquired in high school so that they will be able to achieve fluency in a general context. To achieve these goals, the FENM program focuses on four language skill areas: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
�A. to comprehend English everyday topics
�B. to listen to and understand English as it is used in real life
�A. to be comfortable using English for real-life communication in and
outside the classroom
�B. to be more confident in oral communication in various forms
Reading goals will be accomplished through the use of both intensive and extensive reading. Intensive reading includes the reading of articles in the reading textbooks and other supplemental readings chosen by teachers according to students’ levels. The purpose of these textbooks is to introduce and enhance basic reading skills. Extensive reading includes the use of simplified readers (English novels and stories graded to students’ appropriate levels) to foster students’ appreciation of reading in English language.
A. to understand the fundamental components of will-structured,
comprehensible,and cohesive expository writings
B. to apply writing strategies to composing comprehensible texts
Freshman English for Non-English Majors (FENM) is a required course for the majority of freshmen at Tunghai University. This course is intended as a general four skills (namely, listening, speaking, reading, and writing) integrated English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) course emphasizing English fluency in general contexts, i.e., English use for general purposes. Thereby, the course is designed to help students use their existing general knowledge about themselves and about the world along with the knowledge of the English language they have acquired to enhance their general English proficiency and enrich their personal background knowledge by using English to learn and communicate. Specifically, the FENM course maximizes students’ opportunities to use English in a wide variety of contexts both in and outside class. Furthermore, it provides an atmosphere that will increase students’ participation and confidence in a non-threatening, whole-English learning environment and that will facilitate students’ acquisition of new knowledge and s