2022 Spring: 四技通識英文

2022 Spring: 四技通識 English 2

國立台北商業大學110學年度第2學期教學計劃表

A tentative syllabus

 

課程名稱: English 2

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 四技通識

學分/時數: 2/2

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

Time: Wednesday (13:30 to 15:15)

Class website: https://bb.ntub.edu.tw

Room: 視7

 Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/xai-fsok-gts

Group discussion

Classroom materials

1. Longman Academic Reading Series: Reading Skills for College (2), published by Pearson Education, Inc. (2014)
2. Online materials and handouts.

Classroom Evaluation

Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 40% Midterm Exam: 20% Project: 25%
TOEIC: 15% (為配合高教深耕計畫,本課程實施英語文能力檢測,佔學期成績15%)

Course Objective

This one-year four-skill integrated course prepares students to become more effective and confident readers. While the focus will be on academic reading and vocabulary, this class will also encourage 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 various activities, including discussion, group activities, and group presentations.

Group Project

To be announced

Course Requirements

Participation and Attendance
1. If you have to miss a class for an unavoidable reason (e.g., sick leave, injury, family emergency), please email me in advance.
2. No late assignments or make-up tests will be allowed.
3. Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class time. Unless it’s used for dictionary lookup or information searching, please don’t use your mobile phone during class.
4. 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.

 

Date

Content

Activities

2/23 Back to school
Quiz
3/2 Chapter 5 Psychology: Theories of intelligence
The History of the Conflict of Russia and the Ukraine Explained (link)
#1 
1. Listen to the news one more time. 
2. Look up the 5 words (definition & example sentences)
3/9 Chapter 5 Psychology: Theories of intelligence
3/16 Chapter 5 Psychology: Theories of intelligence
1. Listening practice
2. Review: Types of Intelligence (link)
3. Transforming students’ motivation to learn
4. Vocabulary (link)
3/23 1. Listening practice
【好想講英文】便利商店四大情境英語學習 (link)
2. Review: Transforming students’ motivation to learn
3. Check exercises (p.114, 115, 116)
1. Preview Chapter 6.1 The one week job: 52 jobs in 52 weeks
2. Be ready for a quiz next week.
p. 82, 83, 84, 90, 91, words from the news, 109, 110.
3/30 Quiz
Chapter 6.1 The one week job: 52 jobs in 52 weeks
News English (link)
1. Be prepared for the midterm exam.
Chapter 5, Chapter 6, News English, 好想講英文
2. Finish the exercises (Chapter 6.1)
4/6 Spring Break (No class)
4/13 Chapter 6.1 The one week job: 52 jobs in 52 weeks
4/20 Midterm Exam 1. Preview Chapter 6.2
4/27 Chapter 6.2 Flip flops and Facebook breaks: Millennials enter the workplace
Guidelines for the group project
Worksheet for the country project (download the file)
5/4 Tips for effective group working (link)
More discussion on presentation tips
TOEIC sample (link)
5/11 Chapter 6.2 Flip flops and Facebook breaks: Millennials enter the workplace
5/18 TOEIC Test (改成遠距線上考試)
5/25 G1 Sweden (Colin, Ray, Gina, Kathy, Claire, Doris)
G2 Switzerland (Peggy, Daniel, Maggy, Heather, Jia Xu, Paul)
Quiz on Sweden & Switzerland
6/1 G3 Iceland ( Silvia, Lucy, Steven, David, Yvonne, Emma)
G4 Italy (Sandy, Destiny, Lisa, Tina, Coco)
6/8 G5 Israel (Brian, Enya, Linda, Wendy, Jerry)
G6 Germany (Emily, Julie, Dylan, Cathy, Ann, Jenny)
6/15 Email etiquette
6/22 Wrap-Up

以上所有課程每堂課皆對應以下指標:

校核心能力外語能力、專業素養

通識課程核心能力: 語言思辯表達、問題溝通解決


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