2018 Spring: 五專企管二年甲班 English 2


A tentative syllabus
科目名稱: 英文 (二) 授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai
授課班級: 五專企管2年級 學分/時數: 3/3
Email: shulilai@gmail.com Time/Location:  Monday (13:30 to 16:15), Room 7
研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment) Course website: http://www.shulilai.idv.tw

  1. Life (Book 4). National Geographic Learning. NT$ 510 (原價 $600) 東華書局代理 (黃政瑋先生 0912-278-109; 02-2311-4027)
  2. 英文文法簡易通. 遠東圖書公司出版 NT$ 176 (原價 NT$220) (遠東圖書 沈小姐 02-2311-8740 分機 202)
Overview of the course
This is a one-year four-skill integrated course which helps students to develop fluency in English and equip them with the learning strategies needed for autonomous learning. While more focus will be on reading, grammar, and vocabulary, students will be also encouraged to discuss and write about the ideas they discover in the reading, aiming to develop their critical-thinking, speaking, and writing skills. Class activities include discussion, group activities, and presentation.
對應校核心能力: 外語能力、專業素養
對應通識課程核心能力: 語言思辯表達、問題溝通解決
Grading Policy
Midterm Exam: 25% Country Project: 25% Quizzes, Assignments & Participation (in-class & after-class): 50%
Reading Project
You’ll be forming into groups of four, and finish the reading project together. About every two weeks, you’ll be assigned to read an article online. Read the articles together and finish the exercises together. Discuss if you have any difficulties. In class, you’ll take turn to present the article.
Course Requirements

  1. Be in class on time.
  2. Respect the speakers (Your teachers & classmates), and listen carefully.
  3. The tests will be taken on scheduled dates; no make-up tests.
  4. Hand in your assignments on time. I won’t take any late assignments.
  5. You’re responsible for getting class notes and handouts, if late or absent from class. Absence from class will not be an acceptable excuse for missing assignments or tests.
  6. Quizzes: There will be quizzes and exams based on the materials in the textbooks and the materials presented in class. Please preview and review the class materials every week.
  7. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary look up or for information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class time.

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Date Major textbook Grammar Book Assignments
2/26 1. Back to School
2. Ground rules
3. Grouping: 4 in a group.
4. Human Bingo
1. Preview Unit 4C (p.51) A better life.
2. Finish Grammar Book Chapter 5. (all the exercises)
3. Decide your seat. Come earlier next week. Stay with your group members so it will be easier if we have group work in class.
3/5 Quiz 1
1. Unit 4C A better life? (p.51)
2. Dick Whittington (link)
Chapter 5 連接詞 1. Listen to Dick’s story again.
2. Review Unit 4C (Content & Vocabulary)
3. Preview Grammar Book Chapter 6 (all exercises).
3/12 1. Jack and the beantalk (link)
Professions and Occupations (worksheet)

3. Unit 4D Would you mind…
4. Unit 4E I’m enclosing my resume
 Chapter 6 動詞時態 (6-1, 6-2) 1. Review 4D & 4E
2. Preview 5C The real cost of travel (p.63)
3. Preview Grammar Book Chapter 6-3 & 6-4.
3/19 Quiz 2
1. Check your grammar book and collect the worksheet (take home assignment)
2. Type your story on BB (as a group)
3. 4d Would you mind…? (reading job requirements)
4. 4e I’m enclosing my resume (email writing)
 Chapter 6 動詞時態 (6-3, 6-4)
Surfing dogs
1. Review the job advertisement & the cover letter.
2. Listen to the news story Surfing Dogs again and review the words.
3. Preview Grammar book Chapter 7 (7-1 & 7-2) and finish the exercises.
3/26 5c The real cost of travel
Transport and Travel (Scene 1)
Glacier Dog Sledding
 Chapter 7 疑問句 (7-1, 7-2) 1. Review 5C, 5D
2. Preview Grammar book Chapter 7 (7-3)
4/2 Quiz 3
1. Easter (link) (link)
2. 5d Is something wrong?

3. European Travel Skills (Part I)

 Chapter 7 疑問句 (7-3)
4/9 Spring Break (No Class)
4/16 Guidelines for the Group Project
4/23 Midterm
4/30 Discussion on your group project
8 Secrets of Success
 Chapter 8 被動句
5/7 Success
5/14 6c A caffeine-fueled world
G2 Greece
Chapter 9 關係子句
5/21 G3 Singapore
G4 Estonia
6c A caffeine-fueled world
What is life really like in Estonia?
Tallinn (the capital)
5/28 G5 Jordan
Quiz 4 Chapter 8
 Chapter 10 其他重要句型
6/4 G7 Sweden
G9 IsraelQuiz 5 (Chapter 9)
Please upload your files to BB before June 11 (Monday)
1. ppt
2. talkscripts. Please combine all the talkscripts into one. Be careful about the format, and be consistent. (font, size, alignment)
3. handout
4. Link to the video files if any.
6/11 Chapter 9 關係子句
Chapter 10 其他重要句型
Quiz 6 (Chapter 10)
6/18 Holiday (No Class)
6/25 Final Exam
Happy Summer Vacation!