2017 Fall: 五專企管二年甲班

2017 Fall 五專企管二年級 Song Project

About the project:
This semester, you’re going to do an English song project and give an English powerpoint presentation.

  1. Learn how to make an effective powerpoint presentation in English;
  2. Learn how to collect and organize English information online and present it in a way that your audience can understand well;
  3. Share the song your group members like;
  4. Learn new songs;
  5. Improve your pronunciation, listening, vocabulary.

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: 16-19 minutes (make sure you finish everything in the allotted time)
Language: English only
Members: 6×8組 7×1組=55人
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 scripts, 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 scripts (as a group)
— Please also attach a copy of the lyric of the song.

Final Reminder:
1. Please email your ppt file one week before your presentation so I could give you some comments before you present in class. Also, please upload your finalized file one day before you present 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).

2017 Fall: 五專企管二年甲班 English 2

A tentative syllabus
科目名稱: 英文 (二) 授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai
授課班級: 五專企管2年級 學分/時數: 2/2
Email: shulilai@gmail.com Time/Location:  Monday (13:30 to 16:15), Room 7
研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment) Course website: https://www.shulilai.idv.tw

  1. Life (Book 4). National Geographic Learning. NT$ 510 (原價 $600) 東華書局代理 (黃政瑋先生 0912-278-109; 02-2311-4027)
  2. 英文文法簡易通. 遠東圖書公司出版 NT$ 176 (原價 NT$220) (遠東圖書 沈小姐 02-2311-8740 分機 202)
Overview of the course
This is a one-year four-skill integrated course which helps students to develop fluency in English and equip them with the learning strategies needed for autonomous learning. While more focus are on reading, grammar, and vocabulary in the first semester, students are also encouraged to discuss and write about the ideas they discover in the reading and listening, aiming to develop their critical-thinking, speaking, and writing skills. Class activities include discussion, group activities, and presentation.
對應校核心能力: 外語能力、專業素養
對應通識課程核心能力: 語言思辯表達、問題溝通解決
Grading Policy
Midterm: 25% Project: 25% Quiz: 30% Assignments & Participation (in-class & after-class): 20%
Course Requirements

  1. Participation is crucial to the success of your learning. You’re expected to ask questions, answer questions, and share information in different ways.
  2. The tests will be taken on scheduled dates; no make-up tests.
  3. 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.
  4. Quizzes: 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.
  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.

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Song Project

Date Major textbook Grammar Book Assignments
9/20 Orientation
9/25 Unit 1 Color
1A Life in color
1B Culture and color
1-1 Noun
1-2 Countable & uncountable noun
10/2 Unit 1 Color
補10/9 日的課 (till 17:20)
Unit 1B Culture and color (audio, p.12)
 City of Stars (video 1, video 2)
  • Review p.10 & p.11
  • Group Work (p. 15) (10/6 Friday due).
10/9 Holiday (No Class)
10/16 Unit 2 Performance
Quiz 1
  • English at University: Episode 1 Leaving Home (link)
  • Self-Introduction (10/20 Thursday due)
  • Group Work: Please read A world together (p.27) and post the sentences/words your group don’t understand on blackboard (10/20 due)
10/23 1. 2A: A world of music
2. Quiz 2
15:20 全班往指定處打流感疫苗
  • Review 2A.3 (12 new words)
  • Grammar book:
    • review (p.2 to p. 12)
    • finish the exercises on p. 12 to p. 15. (I’ll check your book next week)
10/30 1.  History of Halloween (link)
2. How to make a jack o lantern (link)
3. Unit 2a A world of music (audio, p.22)
4. Grammar
  • Preview Grammar Book: 第二章 動詞
  • Read A world together (p.27) and check the sentences you did not understand one more time (on blackboard).
11/6 1. Unit 2C A World together
2. Grammar book (Chapter 1 & 2)
  •  Globalization easily explained (link)
  • The Voice Portugal (link)
11/13 Midterm
  1. Song & English Learning (ppt)
  2. How to learn English with songs
  3. 56 most inspirational songs of all time
  4. Group Project
  5. What makes a good talk?
  6. Presentation Skills
11/27 1. Presentation Skills
2. Song and English Learning
3. SongFacts
4. Examples
Grammar Book: Chapter 3 (page 32 to page 45) 1. Group 1, 2, 3 (please email me your ppt before 12/4). I won’t take any late assignments.
2. Grammar Book: 41-45
12/4 1. Presentation Skills (watch more examples)
2. Unit 3c Love and death in the sea
3. Quiz 3
Grammar Book: Chapter 4 (page 46 to page 64) 1. Group 4, 5, 6 (please email me your ppt before 12/11). I won’t take any late assignments. (超級重要)
2. Finish reading Unit 3c Love and death in the sea
12/11 Group Presentation (1) Group 1 Someone in the crowd, by Leo, Wesley, Amanda, Jordan, Tommy, Anna
Group 2  Mamma Mia, by Sarah, Claire, Peg, Nina, Nimo, Wendy
Group 3 How far I will go, by Helen, Rita, Joy, Erin, Sandy, Nien
Listen to the three songs you learn today, and go through the three handouts one more time.
12/18 Group Presentation (2) Group 4 Flash light, by Iris, Selina, Stella, Nikki, Vivi, Betty
Group 5 My heart will go on, by Michelle, Ruby, Jean, Andrey, Janet, Tina, Angela
Titanic History (http://www.history.com/topics/titanic)
Group 6 1-800-273-8255, by Peiling, Lara, Betty, Cindy, Joanna, Lydia. (rescheduled to 12/25, after Group 9)
12/25 Group Presentation (3)
New Year Song
Group 7 Fuck the police, by Hank, Kevin, Lex, Andy, Henry, Ted
Group 8 Cup song, by Sherry, Catherine, Jessica詹, Jessica 鍾, Ann, Christine
Group 9 Look what you make me do, by Karen, Anny, Samantha, Sherry, Becky, Jojo
Group 6 1-800-273-8255, by Peiling, Lara, Betty, Cindy, Joanna, Lydia.
1/1 Holiday (No Class) Blackboard submission (1/3 due)
1. Powerpoint File (BA_G1_Someone in the crowd)
2. Class Handout (BA_G1_Handout_Someone in the crowd)
3. Talk script (combined into one file) (BA_G1_Talkscript_Someone in the crowd)
1/8 -Group Presentation (4)
– Check the scores
– Wrap-up
– Movie Time
 Group 7 Fuck the police, by Hank, Kevin, Lex, Andy, Henry, Ted
1/15 Quiz 4
– Handouts from Presentation Skills
– Group Handouts (G1, G3, G4, G5, G8)
– Grammar Book (Chapter 4, 介係詞)
Happy Winter Vacation!