2016 Spring: 四技會資一乙Freshmen English


A tentative syllabus
科目名稱: 基礎英文 授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai
授課班級: 四技會資一乙 學分/時數: 2/2
Email: shulilai@gmail.com Time/Location: Thursday (13:30~15:15) Language Lab 5
研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment) Course webiste https://www.shulilai.idv.tw
1. Rogers, L., & Wilkin, J. (2013), Skillful Reading & Writing 2, published by Macmillan. 請洽文鶴書局蒙先生 0988-082-067 (NT$ 442 after discount)
2. New TOEIC TEST 金色證書字彙 (2015) 請洽眾文出版社 莊小姐 (02) 8369-1198 ext: 24 (NT $277 after discount)
Overview of the course
This is a one-year four-skill integrated course which helps you to learn and improve the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills necessary for college-level coursework. In this semester, more focus will be on the reading, writing, and English presentation skills. Class will be implemented in the form of lecture, discussion, group activity, and presentation.
Grading Policy
My ET: 20% Midterm: 25% Quizzes and Assignments: 30% Project: 25% (oral presentation, ppt, transcript, handout, group diary)
Course Requirements

  1. If you have to miss a class for an unavoidable reason (e.g., sick leave, injury, family emergency), please contact me in person or email me in advance.
  2. Two points (-2) will be deducted for any unexcused absence.
  3. No late assignments or make-up tests will be allowed.
  4. If you cheat on a quiz or exam, you’ll receive 0 point.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

學員帳號:學校 e-mail 帳號,免輸入@ntub.edu.tw
密碼:身份證前6 碼 ,英文字母大寫

Date Major textbook Vocabulary book and exercise Assignments
2/25 Quiz 1 (on spring break assignments) Preview Unit 5.1 What does it take to be successful?
3/3 Unit 5 Success
Unit 5.1 What does it take to be successful?
Which quality do you think is the most important factor in success? Why? Please give us one example to explain. (due on 3/7, Monday)
3/10  Unit 5.2 Did they just get lucky? My ET Test A, B, C, D
3/17 Unit 6 Pressure
Unit 6.1 The stresses & strains of work
 TOEIC (p. 191- p. 201) My ET 1 (Self-Introduction)
3/25 Unit 6.2 Rich and famous   TOEIC (p. 202- p. 212) My ET 2 (Greetings, At the Immigration Counter)
3/31 Unit 6.2 Rich and famous  TOEIC (p. 213- p. 223) My ET 3 (At the Customs Counter, Baggage Handling after Customs)
4/7 Unit 6.2 Rich and famous  TOEIC (p. 224 – p. 237)
4/14  Discussion
4/21  Midterm Exam
4/28 TED Talk
Discuss the midterm exam
Group project
5/5 7.1 Fears, reactions, coping
How to overcome fear

Be a more confident public speaker
7.2 Superhuman Powers
Kids with superhuman powers in China
5/12 Group 1: France (*Patty, Nick, Shaina, Tina, Jim)
Group 2: Korea
(*Gina, Jane, Sandy, Hank, Hangting)
G1 (ppt, handout)
G2 (ppt, handout)
5/19 Group 3: U.K. (*Sara, Fanny, Nicole, Wilson, Mandy)
Group 4: Japan (*Steve, Penny, Lucy, Doris, Sally)
G3 (ppt, handout)
G4 (ppt, handout)
5/26 Group 5: Australia (*Jeffrey, Daniel, Winnie, Angie)
Group 6: United Arab, Emirates
(*Bruce, David, Tim, Passion)
G5 (ppt, handout)
G6 (ppt, handout)
6/2 9.1 Freshwater Delivery
The Iceberg Project
6/9 Holiday (No Class)
6/16 Unit 10.2 The Healing Power of Persuasion
My ET post test
6/23 Wrap-Up & Check your scores
Happy Summer Vacation