2015 Spring: 五專財金四年級

2015 Spring: 五專財金四年級Applied English


A tentative syllabus
科目名稱: 應用英文 Applied English 授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai
授課班級: 五專財金四甲 學分/時數: 2/2
Email: shulilai@gmail.com Time/Location: Monday (1:30 to 16:15) Language Lab (Lab 4)
研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment) Course website: https://www.shulilai.idv.tw

  1. Reach Out (Book4) 請洽海學文化事業張美智小姐 Tel: 0937-896-223 (NT$ 502)
  2. Studio Classroom (with super CD) (NT$ 90 vs. 150) (http://www.studioclassroom.com/) Cellphone: Leo 0910-009700
  3. Outside reading materials (handouts)
Overview of the course
This is a one-year four-skill integrated course which helps students to develop and improve the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills necessary for college-level coursework. Extra writing and reading practice will be given. This course will be implemented in the form of lecture, discussion, group activity, and presentation.
Grading Policy
Midterm: 25% Final: 15% Quizzes and Assignments: 30% Project: 20% Participation: 10%
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.

Group Member

Date Content Tasks
3/2 Welcome back to school (ppt) The key to success, by Angela Lee Duckworth
3/9 The key to success, by Angela Lee Duckworth
3/16 The key to success, by Angela Lee Duckworth
3/23 Unit 4 Let’s go!
3/30 Unit 4 Let’s go!
4/6 Holiday
4/13 Review
4/20 Midterm
4/27 Review midterm Paper
An introduction to the group project
News on earthquake (Taiwan and Nepal)
5/4 The Family Man
5/11 Unit 5 Image and identity
5/18 Group Project 1 (2 groups) Group 1: Holland, by Sharon, Vera, Cindy, Tina, & Winnie (ppt, word, video)
Group 2: Norway, by Kenny, Ying-chu, Wilson, Joseph, & Sean (ppt, word, video)
5/25 Group Project 2 (3 groups) Group 3: New Zealand, by Amy, Daphne, Kim, Juyi, Iris, & Patty (ppt, word, video)
Group 4: South Africa, by Brian, Gary, Coldy, David, & Yahoo (ppt, word, video)
Group 5: Korea, by Wendy, Eunice, Charles, Mimi, Mini, Mico (ppt, word, video)
6/1 Group Project 3 (3 groups) Group 6: Denmark, by Lulu, Scarlet, April, Dulcie, Jenny, & Ivy (ppt, word, video)
Group 7: Switzerland, by Emily, Beryl, Wendy, Katy, & Cindy (ppt, word, video)
Group 8: Sweden, by Kyle, Pauline, Rita, Angela, & Peggy (ppt, word, video)
6/8 Email Writing
6/15 Unit 6 What a perfect world
6/22 Reflection Paper
Happy Winter Vocation

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