2017 Fall: 四技英文一
|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. Vocabualry/phrases/sentences you learned
6. Your comments on the song.
7. Division of responsibility
|Length of the presentation: 15-18 minutes (make sure you finish everything in the allotted time)|
|Language: English only|
|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
2. 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)
A tentative syllabus
|科目名稱: 英文 (1)||授課教師: 賴淑麗 Shu-li (Sally) Lai|
|授課班級: 大一英文 C 班||學分/時數: 2/2|
|Email: email@example.com||Time/Location: Wednesday (13:30 to 15:15)|
|研究室: 承曦樓 904 (by appointment)||Course webiste https://www.shulilai.idv.tw|
|Overview of the course
This is a one-year four-skill integrated course which prepares students to become more effective and confident readers. While the focus is on academic reading, vocabulary, and grammar, this class also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, aiming to make them better speakers and writers of English as well. Students will engage in a variety of activities, including discussion, group activities, and presentation.
Midterm: 20% Quizzes and Assignments: 50% Project: 25%
|Date||Major textbook||Vocabulary book or Activities||Assignments|
|9/27||Chapter 1.1 The extraordinary life of Steve Jobs||
|10/11||1. Chapter 1.1 The extraordinary life of Steve Jobs
2. Dictionary look-up and vocabulary learning skills
3. Quiz 1
|10/18||1. Discuss Quiz 1
2. More discussion on Chapter 1.1.
3. Steve Jobs’ Talk (video, script)
|10/25||1. Chapter 1.2 The Pixar Story
2. Animated short films (Luxo Jr.; video1)
3. Piper (link)
4. Quiz 2
|11/1||Chapter 2.1 When does a fear become a phobia?
1. – History of Halloween (link)
2. – How to make a jack o lantern (link)
3. Crumpkin’s Pumpkins’ Pumpkin Song (link)
|11/8||Chapter 2.2 Case Studies||Review||
|11/22||Discussion on Midterm test
Guidelines for the Group Project
|11/29||DCEC Test||VB8 (72-81)|
|12/6||– Presentation Skills (1)
– Quiz 3
|12/13||– Presentation Skills (2)||VB10 (92-101)||Group 1 & Group 2: Please email me your ppt before next Wednesday. I won’t take any late assignments. (超級重要)|
|12/20||Group 1 Heavy, by Jasper, Emily, Kimi, Paul, Amanda
Group 2 What I’ve done, by Linda, Jocelyn, Toto, Eleen, Chong
|VB11 (102-111)||Don’t for get to submit your finalized files to Blackboard (assignment section) in 3 days after your presentation.
2. Talk-script (please combine the files of all your members’ talk script into ONE file)
|12/27||Group 3 My heart will go on, by Gina, Tracy, Tim, Harry, Eddie, Thin
History of Titanic
Group 4 Faded, by Nancy, Kimi, Steven, Cindy, Eric
Christmas concert: Italian children choir
|1/3||Group 5 Tears in heaven, by Lilian, Vivian, Sabina, Cindy, Michelle, Candy
Group 6 Flashlight, by Henry, Annie, Maggie, Yvonne, Tim
New Year Song
– TOEIC (82-121)
– Handout (Presentation Skill)
1. TOEIC Vocabulary (p.122 to p. 174)
2. Studio Classroom (February)
Happy Winter Vacation!