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






# 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.

  • Pretest (Writing & Speaking)
  • Questionnaire (Pre)

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

  • 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


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.