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國立台北商業大學
110學年度第1學期教學計劃表
A tentative syllabus

 

課程名稱: 英文 (三)

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 大二英文

學分/時數: 2/2

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

Time: Wednesday (15:25 to 17:10)

Class website: https://bb.ntub.edu.tw

Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/inz-nkzk-dwk

研究參與知情同意書: https://forms.gle/hsDGZv4Ru4PoXn3s7

 

Classroom materials

  1. Six Minute English
  2. TED Talk
  3. Class handouts
  4. Other free online materials (to be announced)
  5. Blogs

Classroom Evaluation

Weekly blog assignments: 45%

Project Presentation: 15%

Post Writing and Speaking Test: 25%

TOEIC Test: 15%

Course Objective

本課程為全校非英語系大二學生所開設之通識英文必修課。大一英文著重於聽力以及閱讀的訓練(perceptive skills)。大二英文將重心轉向口說以及書寫(productive skills)。本學期學生會有大量的機會透過書寫或是口頭,整合網路優質影音網站,學生建立自我的部落格,搭配課堂活動,透過課前準備,課中討論,課後延伸作業,教師將引討學生更能自在的用英文表達看法,提升其口語以及書寫流利度。

  • Weekly online listening (audio and video files)
  • Weekly blog assignments (individual blogs)
  • In-class group discussion and sharing
  • Teacher-guided discussion
  • Group Presentations
  • After-class blog assignment and practice

Group Project

To be announced

Course Requirements

Participation and Attendance

  1. You need to attend class and submit all classwork on time. There will be weekly listening and writing activities along with the group and individual projects. The syllabus is subject to change
  2. Preparation for the next class is required because the class will be conducted based on the assumption that students have prepared for the class. Finish listening to the assigned audio/video files before the class and bring up questions about the topic. Be in class on time.
  3. Homework must be turned in on-time. No late work will be accepted.
  4. There will be quizzes and exams based on the materials discussed in and after the class. No make-up tests.
  5. Participation is crucial to the success of your learning. You’re expected to ask questions, answer questions, and share information in different ways.
  6. 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.
  7. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary lookup or for information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class time.

 

      Our Blogs

 

Date

Content

Activities

9/22

# Greeting
Create your blog and briefly introduce yourself (9/27 due)
– upload a picture
– briefly introduce yourself (at least 50 words)
– Put your blog link here (link)
– Preview the course materials next week.

9/29
  • Pretest (Writing & Speaking)
  • Questionnaire (Pre)

Introduce Vocaroo (https://vocaroo.com/)

10/6
  • Podcast and Language Learning
  • Six Minute English
  • More introduction on the features of google blog)
10/13 Six Minute English 1
10/20 Six Minute English 2
10/27 Six Minute English 3
11/3 TED Talk 1
11/10 TED Talk 2
11/17 TED Talk 3
11/24 Project Preparation 1
Select a talk or an episode for your term project.
12/1 More discussion on TED talks
12/8 Project G1, G2
12/15 Project G3, G4
12/22 TOEIC (全校型深耕計畫後測)

12/29 Project G5, G6

1/5 Final Exam

Speaking & Writing Test

Questionnaire

1/12 Small group discussion with the instructor

1/19 彈性補充教學

以上所有課程每堂課皆對應以下指標校核心能力:外語能力、專業素養 通識課程核心能力:語言思辯表達、問題溝通解

Note. We’ll adjust the schedule as we go along.

2021 Fall: 四技大一 English 1


國立台北商業大學
110學年度第1學期教學計劃表
A tentative syllabus

 

課程名稱: 英文 (一)

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 大一英文

學分/時數: 2/2

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

Time: Wednesday (13:30 to 15:15)

Class website: https://www.shulilai.idv.tw

Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/anb-koiv-tjm

Classroom materials

  1. Longman Academic Reading Series: Reading Skills for College (2), published by Pearson Education, Inc. (2014) (原價570) 東華書局代理 (黃政瑋先生 0912-278-109; 02-2311-4027)
    A. 網購 (https://is.gd/Ajq3hP) 原價不打折 ($570), 運費書商吸收
    B. 直接到東華書局業務部採購 (享團購價85%, NT 485)
    業務部地址: 台北市重慶南路一段147號5樓  (周一~周五, 9:00~17:50)

Classroom Evaluation

Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 45% Midterm Exam: 20% Project: 25%
TOEIC: 10% (為配合高教深耕計畫,本課程實施英語文能力檢測,佔學期成績10%)

Course Objective

This is a one-year four-skill integrated course that prepares students to become more effective and confident readers. While the focus will be on academic reading and vocabulary, this class will also encourage students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, aiming to make them better speakers and writers of English as well. Students will engage in a variety of activities, including discussion, group activities, and group presentations.
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

Group Project

To be announced

Course Requirements

1. If you have to miss a class for an unavoidable reason (e.g., sick leave, injury, family emergency), please email me in advance.
2. No late assignments or make-up tests will be allowed.
3. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary lookup or for information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class time.
4. 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.

 

Date

Content

Activities

9/22

Orientation
1. 簽到 (link)
2. 
Syllabus
3. Google meet (Please prepare a webcam)
3. Backgroud Questionnaire (link)

Read the article:
Online meeting etiquette for attendees – A 2021 update (link)

9/29 Learning Strategies
Get to know each other
10/6 Chapter 1 Cultural studies: The lessons of travel
10/13 Chapter 1 Cultural studies: The lessons of travel
10/20 Chapter 1 Cultural studies: The lessons of travel
10/27 Chapter 2 Multicultural Literature: Writing about cultural identity
11/3 Chapter 2 Multicultural Literature: Writing about cultural identity
11/10 Chapter 2 Multicultural Literature: Writing about cultural identity
11/17 Midterm Exam
11/24 Guidelines for the Group Project
12/1 Chapter 3 Health Science: High tech, low tech, no tech
12/8 Chapter 3 Health Science: High tech, low tech, no tech
12/15 Project: G1, G2
12/22 TOEIC Test (全校型測驗)
Computer Lab請自備耳機

12/29 Project: G3, G4, G5

1/5 Project: G6, G7, G8

1/12 Discussion and feedback
Quiz

1/19 彈性補充教學

以上所有課程每堂課皆對應以下指標校核心能力:外語能力、專業素養 通識課程核心能力:語言思辯表達、問題溝通解

Note. We’ll adjust the schedule as we go along.

2021 Fall: 四技大二 English 3


國立台北商業大學
110學年度第1學期教學計劃表
A tentative syllabus

 

課程名稱: 英文 (三)

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 大二英文

學分/時數: 2/2

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

Time: Wednesday (15:25 to 17:10)

Class website: https://bb.ntub.edu.tw

Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/inz-nkzk-dwk

研究參與知情同意書: https://forms.gle/hsDGZv4Ru4PoXn3s7

 

Classroom materials

  1. Six Minute English
  2. TED Talk
  3. Class handouts
  4. Other free online materials (to be announced)
  5. Blogs

Classroom Evaluation

Weekly blog assignments: 45%

Project Presentation: 15%

Post Writing and Speaking Test: 25%

TOEIC Test: 15%

Course Objective

本課程為全校非英語系大二學生所開設之通識英文必修課。大一英文著重於聽力以及閱讀的訓練(perceptive skills)。大二英文將重心轉向口說以及書寫(productive skills)。本學期學生會有大量的機會透過書寫或是口頭,整合網路優質影音網站,學生建立自我的部落格,搭配課堂活動,透過課前準備,課中討論,課後延伸作業,教師將引討學生更能自在的用英文表達看法,提升其口語以及書寫流利度。

  • Weekly online listening (audio and video files)
  • Weekly blog assignments (individual blogs)
  • In-class group discussion and sharing
  • Teacher-guided discussion
  • Group Presentations
  • After-class blog assignment and practice

Group Project

To be announced

Course Requirements

Participation and Attendance

  1. You need to attend class and submit all classwork on time. There will be weekly listening and writing activities along with the group and individual projects. The syllabus is subject to change
  2. Preparation for the next class is required because the class will be conducted based on the assumption that students have prepared for the class. Finish listening to the assigned audio/video files before the class and bring up questions about the topic. Be in class on time.
  3. Homework must be turned in on-time. No late work will be accepted.
  4. There will be quizzes and exams based on the materials discussed in and after the class. No make-up tests.
  5. Participation is crucial to the success of your learning. You’re expected to ask questions, answer questions, and share information in different ways.
  6. 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.
  7. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary lookup or for information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class time.

 

      Our Blogs

 

Date

Content

Activities

9/22

# Greeting
Create your blog and briefly introduce yourself (9/27 due)
– upload a picture
– briefly introduce yourself (at least 50 words)
– Put your blog link here (link)
– Preview the course materials next week.

9/29
  • Pretest (Writing & Speaking)
  • Questionnaire (Pre)

Introduce Vocaroo (https://vocaroo.com/)

10/6
  • Podcast and Language Learning
  • Six Minute English
  • More introduction on the features of google blog)
10/13 Six Minute English 1
10/20 Six Minute English 2
10/27 Six Minute English 3
11/3 TED Talk 1
11/10 TED Talk 2
11/17 TED Talk 3
11/24 Project Preparation 1
Select a talk or an episode for your term project.
12/1 More discussion on TED talks
12/8 Project G1, G2
12/15 Project G3, G4
12/22 TOEIC (全校型深耕計畫後測)

12/29 Project G5, G6

1/5 Final Exam

Speaking & Writing Test

Questionnaire

1/12 Small group discussion with the instructor

1/19 彈性補充教學

以上所有課程每堂課皆對應以下指標校核心能力:外語能力、專業素養 通識課程核心能力:語言思辯表達、問題溝通解

Note. We’ll adjust the schedule as we go along.

2021 Fall: 五專財金四年級 English 4


國立台北商業大學
110學年度第1學期教學計劃表
A tentative syllabus

 

課程名稱: 英文 ()

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 五專財金系四年級

學分/時數: 3/3

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

Time: Monday (13:30 to 17:10)

Class website: https://bb.ntub.edu.tw

Room: 7

Classroom materials

  1. Longman Academic Reading Series: Reading Skills for College (2), published by Pearson Education, Inc. (2014) NT 485 (原價570) 東華書局代理 (黃政瑋先生 0912-278-109; 02-2311-4027)
  2. Online materials and handouts.

Classroom Evaluation

Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 35% Midterm Exam: 20% Project: 20%

TOEIC: 15% ( 為配合高教深耕計畫,本課程實施英語文能力檢測,佔學期成績15%) Participation: 10%

Course Objective

This is a one-year four-skill integrated course that prepares students to become more effective and confident readers. While the focus will be on academic reading and vocabulary, this class will also encourage students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, aiming to make them better speakers and writers of English as well. Students will engage in a variety of activities, including discussion, group activities, and group presentations. 

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

Group Project

To be announced

Course Requirements

1. If you have to miss a class for an unavoidable reason (e.g., sick leave, injury, family emergency), please email me in advance.
2. No late assignments or make-up tests will be allowed.
3. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary lookup or for information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class time.
4. 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.

 

Date

Content

Activities

9/20

Holiday (No Class)

9/27

Orientation
Chapter 1 Cultural studies: The lessons of travel

10/4

Chapter 1 Cultural studies: The lessons of travel

10/11

Holiday (No Class)

10/18

Chapter 1 Cultural studies: The lessons of travel

10/25

Chapter 2 Multicultural Literature: Writing about cultural identity

11/1

Chapter 2 Multicultural Literature: Writing about cultural identity

11/8

Guidelines on group project (1)

11/15

Midterm Exam

11/22

Presentation Skills (2)
Chapter 3 Health Science: High tech, low tech, no tech

11/29

TOEIC 考試 (全校型測驗)
Computer Lab (五育樓605) 請自備耳機

12/6

Chapter 3 Health Science: High tech, low tech, no tech

12/13

G1, G2, G3
Chapter 4 Education: The Task of the Teacher

12/20

G4, G5, G6
Chapter 4 Education: The Task of the Teacher

12/27

G7, G8, G9

1/3

Wrap-Up

1/10

Final Exam

1/17

彈性補充教學

以上所有課程每堂課皆對應以下指標校核心能力:外語能力、專業素養 通識課程核心能力:語言思辯表達、問題溝通解

Note. We’ll adjust the schedule as we go along.

2021 Fall: 英語證照輔導


國立台北商業大學
110學年度第1學期教學計劃表
A tentative syllabus

 

課程名稱: 英語證照輔導 (English Certificate)

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 四技財稅二年級

學分/時數: 2/2

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

Time: Monday (10:10 to 12:00)

Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/gvw-huyy-ppx

Room: 7

 

 

Classroom materials

  1. English for International Communication (Student Book), by Live ABC. (原價 NT$550, 團購價 NT 400)
    購書方式: 線上溝書
    北商專屬網址: https://www.beclass.com/rid=25464e36141adebef623
    產品清單請點選: EIC=> English for International Communication
    出版社聯繫窗口
    連思瑋 先生, phone: 0928-458-504)
  2. Online materials and handouts.

Classroom Evaluation

Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 55% Midterm Exam: 20% Final Exam: 25%

Course Objective

This one-semester class helps students to develop the necessary skills and sub-skills required to obtain a B2 level TOEIC score. 

The objectives include:

  • To develop students’ reading skills
  • To develop students’ listening skills
  • To develop students’ exam-taking techniques and strategies
  • To help students with the important grammar structures and vocabulary tested in the TOEIC Test.

Course Requirements

1. If you must miss a class for an unavoidable reason (e.g., sick leave, injury, family emergency), please email me in advance.
2. No late assignments or make-up tests will be allowed.
3. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary lookup or for information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class time.
4. 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.

 

Date

Content

Activities

9/20

Holiday (No Class)

9/27

Orientation

10/4

B Overall listening strategies (聽力必備技能)

10/11

Holiday (No Class)

10/18

Basic Unit 2 Photo Description (照片描述)

10/25

實戰照片/應答 再進階

11/1

Unit 3 Short Answer Questions (應答問題)

11/8

實戰簡短對話主題類型與字彙

11/15

Midterm Exam

11/22

Unit 4 Short Conversation Part 1 (簡短對話)

11/29

實戰簡短獨白各類題材攻略

12/6

Unit 5 Short Talk (1)

12/13

實戰句子&短文填空

12/20

Unit 6 Grammar and Sentence Structure (1)

12/27

實戰閱讀單片

1/3

Unit 7 Reading Comprehension & Wrap-up

1/10

Final Exam (complete)

1/17

彈性補充教學

以上所有課程每堂課皆對應以下指標校核心能力:外語能力、專業素養 通識課程核心能力:語言思辯表達、問題溝通解

Note. We’ll adjust the schedule as we go along.

2021 bloglist (Finance)

Blog (Finance, Spring, 2021)

No 學號 姓名 English Blog
1 10832033 王妍晴 Melody http://10832033.blogspot.com.
2 10932001 張蘊 Victoria https://changyun0126.blogspot.com/
3 10932002 蔡雨潔 Vesta https://vesta2021.blogspot.com
4 10932004 吳之禾 Alex http://blackpanther10932004.blogspot.com
5 10932006 黃煒中 Welly https://scanirezc.blogspot.com/
6 10932007 曾琦雯 Tippi http://chiwentseng.blogspot.com
7 10932008 李治翰 George https://george10932008.blogspot.com/
8 10932010 李郡之 Gigi http://gigilee2021.blogspot.com
9 10932011 周旻儒 Corina http://10932011.blogspot.com/
10 10932012 林鈺祺 Sophia http://10932012.blogspot.com/
11 10932013 葉玟讌 Winnie https://10932013.blogspot.com/
12 10932014 潘彥竹 Angel https://chu99pan.blogspot.com/
13 10932016 林亭禎 Tina http://tina0426.blogspot.com/
14 10932017 蔡霈瑜 Pei https://ahfish118.blogspot.com/?m=1
15 10932018 許愷芯 Andrea https://candy678910.blogspot.com/
16 10932019 張郡玲 Lucy https://lucychang1999.blogspot.com
17 10932020 陳伯鈞 Rex https://rexcave.blogspot.com/
18 10932022 郭宜萱 Serena https://10932022.blogspot.com/
19 10932023 廖苑岑 Anna http://yuantsen.blogspot.com
20 10932024 林沛瑩 Nadia http://peiying04.blogspot.com
21 10932025 李雅媛 Vera https://verablogy.blogspot.com/
22 10932026 王佩樺 Penny https://peihua2021.blogspot.com
23 10932027 蔡佳鈞 Cason https://husky20008989.blogspot.com
24 10932028 周品汝 Rebecca http://pinruchou.blogspot.com
25 10932029 陳宥任 Ren https://renblog2021.blogspot.com/
26 10932030 朱于熙 Peggy https://peggy0514.blogspot.com/
27 10932031 賴怡潔 Jennifer http://yijie0516.blogspot.com
28 10932033 黃湘茹 Ruby https://xiangru0927.blogspot.com/
29 10932034 蔡宛真 Ivy https://wanzhen0517.blogspot.com/
30 10932035 涂君雁 Jenny http://winnietu0120.blogspot.com/
31 10932036 李睿欣 Cindy https://cindylee89.blogspot.com/
32 10932037 侯品誼 Angel https://angelhou88.blogspot.com/
33 10932038 徐鏡棠 Andy https://andy0513.blogspot.com
34 10932039 黃子嘉 Raphael https://chickenattack2021.blogspot.com
35 10932040 張維真 Kelly http://10932040.blogspot.com/
36 1093B019 蘇弘偉 Wayne http://waynesu1999.blogspot.com/
37 N1092720 汪孟潔 Gina https://n1092720.blogspot.com

2021 Spring: 二技財金一甲 English

國立台北商業大學109學年度第2學期教學計劃表
A tentative syllabus

Course: English 授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai
授課班級: 財金系二技英文 學分/時數: 2/2
Email: shulilai@gmail.com Time/Location:  Wednesday (10:00 to 12:00) Lab 7
研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment) Course website: http://www.shulilai.idv.tw
Textbooks
Online materials to be announced (50 dollars)
Overview of the course
This one-semester class will focus on developing and improving students’ academic listening and speaking skills. Students will listen and respond to a variety of topics, determine the purpose of listening, use multiple strategies to monitor their listening and comprehension, and be able to express their thoughts and opinions in English. Class activities include pre-class listening, in-class group discussion, individual sharing, teacher demonstration, and after-class assignments.
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
Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 60%
Project: 20%
TOEIC: 10%
Participation: 10%
Group Project
To be announced.
Requirements
Participation and Attendance
1. If you have to miss a class for an unavoidable reason (e.g., sick leave, injury, family emergency), please email me in advance.
2. No late assignments or make-up tests will be allowed.
3. 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.

Blog list
Term Project

Date Major Textbook Assignments
2/24 1. Orientation
2. Background Questionnaire (link)
3. Creating your blog (https://www.blogger.com/)
#1 Greetings!
Create your blog and briefly introduce yourself (3/1 due)
– upload a picture
– briefly introduce yourself (at least 50 words)
– Put your blog link here (link)
– Preview the course materials next week.
3/3 Podcast and language learning
Using podcasts to develop listening skills
7 Reasons Why Podcasts Are Changing the Way We Learn English
A list of podcasts
12 native English podcasts for Learning English (video)
#2 English Learning Podcast
Go online and explore some of the podcasts that interest you, and recommend one to us. (3/7 due)
– Name of the podcast
– Link to the podcast
– What is the podcast about?
– Why you recommend this podcast.
3/10 Podcast: What have you found?
Listening (Pre)
Certificate (TOEIC)
Explore one of the podcasts your classmates have recommended and give your feedback on their blog posts (at least 1).
– Preview COVID: One year on (Listen and read)
3/17 COVID: One year on #3 COVID: One year on
1. Listen to the episode (COVID: One Year on) one more time. (add the link to your blog)
2. Look up the words and find “one” example sentence for each of the keywords. Mark the keyword in a different color.
3. Preview the article we’re going to discuss next week.
3/24 Working for free
3/31 Why do we choose to text instead of talk?
Teens would rather text and chat online with their friends than hang out in real life, study says
Atlanta shootings: ‘It’s scary just to be an Asian American woman.’ (link)
Review the three articles and be ready for a quiz next week.
4/7 The food delivery revolution
Quiz 1
4/14 Invited talk 1 (業界教師演講)
講師: 林詠梅
題目: 我的跨國職場斜槓人生
4/21 TED Talk and Language Learning
Group members
4/28 Invited talk 2 (業界教師演講)
講師: 劉建宏
題目: 如何成為有價值的國際人才
5/5 Inside the mind of a master procrastinator #4 Your thought on the talk: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator
1. Do you procrastinate sometimes?
2. What are some of the things you procrastinate on?
3. What are strategies you can use to combat procrastination.
** Review the article and be ready for a quiz next week.
** Continue to work on your project. Keep looking/searching if you haven’t found a good talk/podcast to present.
5/12 What makes a good life # 5 What makes a good life
1. Listen to the talk again (add the link to your blog).
2. Six words you would like to learn from the talk. (“one” example sentence for each of the keywords. Mark the keyword in a different color.
** Be ready for another quiz next week.
5/19 What makes a good life
How to use Google Meet (link)
Be ready for the group presentation next week.
5/26 G1: Ted Natural Bodybuilding: Become the best version of yourself (link)
G2: Why do we dream? (link)
G3: TED -Who are you really the puzzle of personality? (link)
Your comments (link)
6/2 G4 TED: How to make stress your friend? (link)
G5  Ted talk-Why school should start later for teens (link)
G6 TED How to build your confidence and spark it in others(link)
Your comments (link)
6/9 G7 Podcast Jamie Oliver: How to Make Classic Carbonara(link) (handout)
G8 Teach girls bravery, not perfection (link)
G9 How to gain control of your free time (link) (handout)
Your comments (link)
6/16 TOEIC  Test
No need to meet on June 16. Just finish the TOEIC Test before 6/16 (12:00)
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
1. Coursera
2. EdX
2. MIT Open courseware
6/23 Wrap-Up

Dictionaries
1. Cambridge bilingual dictionary (https://dictionary.cambridge.org/zht)
2. Longman (https://www.ldoceonline.com)
3. Oxford (https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/us)
4. Yahoo Kimo (https://tw.dictionary.search.yahoo.com)

Grammar Book
1. English Grammar in use (Intermediate) (5th ed) (link)
2. English Grammar in use (intermediate) supplementary exercises with answer keys (link)

2021 Spring: 大一通識英文 English 2

國立台北商業大學109學年度第2學期教學計劃表
A tentative syllabus

Course: English 2 授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai
授課班級: 大一通識英文 學分/時數: 3/3
Email: shulilai@gmail.com Time/Location:  Wednesday (13:30 to 15:15)/Room7
研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment) Course website: http://www.shulilai.idv.tw
Textbooks
1.Longman Academic Reading Series: Reading Skills for College (2), published by Pearson Education, Inc. (2014). NT $485 (原價570) 東華書局代理 (黃政瑋先生 0912-278-109; 02-2311-4027#407)
2. New TOEIC Test 多益一站600字彙 眾文出版社 (藍小姐 02-8369-1198 ext: 24 )
3. Online materials and handouts.
Overview of the course
This is a one-year four-skill integrated course that prepares students to become more effective and confident readers. While the focus will be on academic reading and vocabulary, this class will also encourage students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, aiming to make them better speakers and writers of English as well. Students will engage in a variety of activities, including discussion, group activities, and group presentations.
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: 20%
Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 40%
Project: 20%
TOEIC: 10% 
Participation: 10%
Group Project
Requirements
1. If you have to miss a class for an unavoidable reason (e.g., sick leave, injury, family emergency), please email me in advance.
2. No late assignments or make-up tests will be allowed.
3. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary lookup or for information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class time.
4. 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.

Blackboard

Date Major Textbook TOEIC Book Assignments
2/24 Back to school
Chapter 6.1 The one week job: 52 jobs in 52 weeks
Quiz 1 (TOEIC Book Unit 6)
1. Visit the website and learn more about the six personality types: Holland’s six personality types
2. Be reading for Quiz 2
3/3 Quiz 2 (TOEIC Book Unit 7)
Chapter 6.1 The one week job: 52 jobs in 52 weeks
Preview Chapter 6.2 and look up the difficult words in the dictionary.
3/10 Chapter 6.2 Flip flops and Facebook breaks: Millennials enter the workplace
Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?
Unit 8 Read the news one more time.
Preview Chapter 6.3 and look up the difficult words in the dictionary.
3/17 Chapter 6.3 Eight keys to employability
Listening Practice (link)
1. download the Six Minute English app
2. Listen to the episode we introduced in class.
3/24 Chapter 6.3 Eight keys to employability
Quiz 3
TOEIC Unit 8 (40%)
Chapter 6.2 Six keywords and T & F Question (60%)
Unit 9
3/31 Chapter 8 Public Speaking
Reading One: The power of public speech
Barack Obama
1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzEZHiI_pMQ
2. President Obama’s Best Speeches
3. https://www.businessweekly.com.tw/careers/blog/21084
4/7 Chapter 8 Public Speaking
Reading One: The power of public speech
Quiz 4
1. T/F Questions and 6 keywords from Chapter 8.2 (50%)
2. TOEIC Book Unit 9 & 10 (50%)
Unit 10
4/14 Reading One: The power of public speech
4/21 Midterm Exam
4/28 Guideline for the term project
Chapter 9 Peace studies
5/5 Listening Practice (Food delivery revolution)
Chapter 9.1 Social Entrepreneurship (A video)
Project: Some examples
Unit 11 1. Easy Test practice online.
2. Review Chapter 9.1 and work on the exercises.
3. Be ready for a quiz next week.
5/12 Chapter 9.1 Social Entrepreneurship
Quiz 5 (TOEIC Vocabulary, T/F question)
5/19 TOEIC Test (承曦樓 3.4 節/ 707深耕計畫後測) (cancelled)
1. Learn how to use Google Meet (link)
2. Chapter 9.2 A Poverty-Free World
3. Happy Snowman Song (link)
5/26 G1: Italy
G2: France
Comments (link)
Unit 12
6/2 G3: USA (recording)
G4: Denmark (recording)
Comments (link)
6/9 G5: Germany
G6: Sweden
Comments (link)
6/16 TOEIC (10%)
6/23 Wrap-Up
核對成績

Dictionaries
1. Cambridge bilingual dictionary (https://dictionary.cambridge.org/zht)
2. Longman (https://www.ldoceonline.com)
3. Oxford (https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/us)
4. Yahoo Kimo (https://tw.dictionary.search.yahoo.com)

Screen Recorder
1. Screencast-O-Matic (free) https://screencast-o-matic.com/screen-recorder
2. PowerCam (one-month trial) https://tw.formosasoft.com/cpage/download/

Some tools
1. Random name picker!  https://www.classtools.net/random-name-picker/