2015 Fall: 五專財金四年級

2015 Fall: 五專財金SongProject

Song Project (Finance/Fall, 2015)

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
8. Reference
Length of the presentation: 15-18 minutes (make sure you finish everything in the allotted time)
Language: English only
Members: 52 (5×8) + (6×2)
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 
Reference2. Class handout
Please prepare a class handout (1-2 pages) for each of your classmates.
— Anything you think that might help your audience better understand your presentation, or the song you chose.
–You could also list some of the good words/phrases/sentences that you learned from the talk.3. 書面報告 (超級重要)
(1) A printed version of your ppt, (2) your talk script, and (3) the class handout you prepared.

On the day your present, please give me a printed version of your ppt (6 slides on one page, double-sided) and a copy of your talk script (as a group)
— Please also attach a copy of the lyric of the song.
— Group leader send the finalized files to the RA in two days after your group presentation. (digital files)Final Reminder:
1. Please email me your ppt file one week before your presentation so I could give you some comments before you present in class. Also, I’ll put your file online so your classmates could take a look before they hear your talk.
2. When doing your presentation in class, you can play “part of the song”–the parts that impressed you the most. (3 to 3.5 minutes, maximum).
Presentation skills
Creating an effective powerpoint presentation


Name of the Song Group Presentation PowerPoint
1 Straight outta compton, by N.W.A video
2 Locked away, by R. City video
3 Concrete angel, by Martina McBride video
4 See you again, by Wiz Khalifa video
5 Just the way you are, by Bruno Mars video
6 The climb, by Miley Cyrus video
7 Where have all the flowers gone? by Pete Seeger video
8 Lost stars, by Maroon 5 video
9 This land is your land, by Woody Guthrie video
10 Flashlight, by Jessie J. video


2015 Fall: 五專財金四年級Applied English


A tentative syllabus
科目名稱: Applied English 授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai
授課班級: 五專財金四年級 學分/時數: 2/2
Email: shulilai@gmail.com Time/Location: Wednesday (13:30~16:15) Language Lab 3
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, grammar, and English presentation skills. Class will be implemented in the form of lecture, discussion, group activity, and presentation.
Grading Policy
Midterm: 25% Quizzes and Assignments: 35% Project: 25% (oral presentation, ppt, transcript, handout, group diary) Reflection (group & individual): 10% Participation: 5%
Course Requirements
1. The tests will be taken on scheduled dates; no make-up tests.
2. 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. Also, late homework will be subject to a penalty of 10 points.
3. If you’re absent for more than three times, you won’t get any points for the participation. (10%)
4. Don’t sleep in class.
5. Use of cell phone is not allowed in class.
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.

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Song Project 

Date Content Tasks Assignments
9/16 Orientation
Need Analysis
9/23 Get to know you!
How to use a learners’ dictionary
Part 1 (p.1 to p.14) 1. Please fill out the form (link) by 9/25 (Friday)
2. Begin to work on your vocabulary book and be ready for the quiz next week.
9/30 Chapter 1 Nourishment
Foods as Communication
Skimming & Scanning
Part 2 (p.16 to p.25) 1. Review the article we discussed today.
2. Continue to work on your vocabulary book.
3. Upload your self-introduction assignment before 10/2 (Friday). I won’t take any late assignment.
10/7 Chapter 1 Nourishment Part 2 (p.26 to p.40)
10/14 Chapter 1 Nourishment Part 3 (p. 41 to p.50)
10/21 Chapter 2.1 Living by the Rules Part 4 (p. 52 to 61) 1. Review the article: Living by the Rules (p.19)
2. Review the two vocabulary exercises on p.18.
3. As a group, finish the note on page 20. Please draw your group map on a piece of paper (A4).
10/28 Chapter 2.2 Ants: Master collaborators Part 4 (p.62 to p.73)
11/4 Grammar and Review
Topics for group presentation
11/11 Midterm
11/18 Presentation Skills Part 3 (p.74 to p.84)
11/25 Songs and English Learning
Perhaps Love (Youtube1/Youtube2/Lyrics)
Somewhere over the rainbow (youtube)
Somewhere out there (youtube)
Tears in Heaven (Youtube) (withi lyric)
Part 3 (p.85 to p.93)
12/2 Presentation Skills Part 4 (p.94 to p.104)
12/9 Presentation Skills (watch some examples) Part 5 (p.105 to 110)
12/16 Group 1, 2, 3
12/23 Group 4, 5, 6, 7
12/30 Group 8, 9, 10
1/6 Test on TOEIC
1/13 Wrap-Up
Assignment for your Winter Break
Happy Winter Vocation!