2017 Fall: 五專財金四年甲班
|About the project:
This semester, you’re going to do an English song project and give an English powerpoint presentation.
Your presentation need to include the following information:
1. Your motivation: Is there anything special about the song? Why did your group choose this song?
2. The background of the song: The history of the song, or the story behind the song.
3. The singer: Who is the singer? His/her background.
4. The lyric
5. Vocabulry/phrases/sentences you learned
6. Your comments on the song.
7. Division of responsibility
|Length of the presentation: 15-18 minutes (make sure you finish everything in the allotted time)|
|Language: English only|
|Documents needed for this project:
1. PPT file
— An Introduction: Is there anything special about the song? Why did your group choose this song?
— The background of the song: The history of the song, or the story behind the song.
— The singer: Who is the singer? His/her background.
— The lyric
— The video and the link to the video
— Vocabulry/phrases/sentences you learned/
— Your comments on the song.
— Division of responsibility
2. Class handout
3. 書面報告 (超級重要)
A tentative syllabus
|科目名稱: 英文 (四)||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|
|Email: firstname.lastname@example.org||Time/Location: Thursday (9:00 to 12:00)|
|研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment)||Course webiste http://www.shulilai.idv.tw|
|Overview of the course
This is a one-year four-skill integrated course which prepares students to become more effective and confident readers. While the focus is on academic reading, vocabulary, and grammar, this class also encourages 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 presentation.
Midterm: 25% Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 50% Project: 25%
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|Date||Major textbook||Vocabulary book or Activities||Assignments|
|9/28||Chapter 1.1 The extraordinary life of Steve Jobs||VB1 (2-11)
|10/5||1. Chapter 1.1 The extraordinary life of Steve Jobs
2. Dictionary look-up and vocabulary learning skill (1)
3. Quiz 1
|VB 2 (12-21)||
|10/12||Chapter 1.2 The Pixar Story
Animated short films (Luxo Jr., Piper)
|10/26||– History of Halloween (link)
– How to make a jack o lantern (link)
– Chapter 2.1 When does a fear become a phobia?
– All Ears English (Episode 403)
|11/2||– Chapter 2.2 Case Studies
– Quiz 3
– Halloween Parade in Dublin (link)
– Form the group
– lyricstraining (link)
|11/23||– Guidelines for the group project
– Discuss the midterm
|11/30||– Chapter 3.1 An interview with Michael Pollan
– Presentation Skills 1
|12/7||– Chapter 3.1 An interview with Michael Pollan
– Presentation Skills 2
– Quiz 4
|12/14||Group 1 Dark, by Harry, Bai, Coco, Jeffrey, Logan
Group 2 A way back to love, by Helen, Libby, Helen, Jolin, Juliana
Group 3 Try everything, by Caijie, Peggy, Henry, Angela, Yoyo, Angela
|12/21||Group 4 Just the way you are, by Steven, Laurence, Bryan, Rome, Brian
Group 5 Something just like this, by Richard, James, Clary, Alina, Serina, Sandy
Group 6 What about us, by Heidi, Joy, Ruya, Nien
|12/28||Group 7 See you again, by Chien, Zaytsev, Hebe, Sunny, Helen
Group 8 We all try, by Sean, Amanda, Amy, Jieshen, Rex
Group 9 There for you, by Christina, Tina, Allen, Rita, Hola
Human treatment for the animals we eat
|1/4||Group 10 Galway Girl, by Amisa, Yvonne, Jessie, Hannah, Erin
Group 11 Seven Year, by Vivi, Peggy, Eileen, Aurora, Crystal
|1/11||Quiz 5 (Page 82-Page 121) Fill in the blanks
Handouts (Presentation Skills) Fill in the blanks and T/F Questions
|BB due on 1/9|
1. TOEIC Vocabulary (p.122 to p. 174)
2. Studio Classroom (February)
Happy Winter Vacation!
Free Online Tools
Learners’ Dictionary Oxford Advanced American Dictionary (for English Learners) Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Dictionary Cambridge Advanced Learners’ Dictionary Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary http://visual.merriam-webster.com/ Bilingual Dictionary Yahoo Bilingual Dictionary Google translator Corpus Tool Linggle