2024 Spring: 二技資管一甲

2024 Spring: 二技資管一甲 English


A tentative syllabus


課程名稱: 英文

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 二技資管一甲

學分/時數: 2/2

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

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

Class website: https://bb.ntub.edu.tw/

Room: 視聽教室 Room 7

Cambridge Learners’ Dictionay: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/

 CoolEnglish: https://www.coolenglish.edu.tw/

Classroom materials

Joseph Henley (2015) Successful Business Writing (1), published by Cengage. 敦煌書局代理 (500*85%=425)

Classroom Evaluation

Quizzes & Assignments (in-class & after-class): 50%

Midterm Exam: 20%

Final Exam: 20%

Participation: 10%

Course Objective

In this one-semester course, students will learn essential business-related vocabulary, grammar rules, and sentence structures applicable to the business world. They will also practice reading articles and composing letters to enhance their business communication and writing skills. Class activities include reading, vocabulary learning, speaking, and writing exercises. Students will be introduced to some AI writing tools. By the end of the semester, students will be familiar with key terms, subjects, and skills relevant to today’s business environment.

Course Requirements

1. Participation and Attendance:
– If you must miss a class due to unavoidable circumstances (e.g., illness, injury, family emergency), please email me in advance.
– Late assignments or make-up tests will not be permitted.
2. Mobile Phone Usage:
– Please switch your mobile phone to silent mode during class. Unless it’s being used for dictionary lookup or information searching, kindly refrain from using it during class.
3. Quizzes:
– Regular quizzes will be conducted, covering materials from both textbook and class presentations. It is advised to preview and review class materials every week to stay prepared.





2/20 Orientation
Background Questionnaire
2/27 Unit 1 Introduction Read the email on page 10, and raise 1 or 2 questions on Blackboard as a group (due on Saturday)
3/5 Unit 1 Introduction Finish Unit 1 Reading 2 by yourself.
– Grammar, sentence structure
– Vocabulary
Read the letter of application on page 20, and raise 1 or 2 questions on Blackboard as a group (due on Saturday)
3/12 Unit 1 Introduction
TOEIC (Part 1)
– 能力對照表 (link)
– 成績單 (link)
– 證書 (link)
– 測驗內容 (link)
– Converter (link)
1. Read Unit 2 Reading 1 again (p.20) and finish the exercises on page 21 and page 22.
2. Dictionary Exercises: Look up 3 vocabulary (word or phrases) you would like to learn. Please include: Chinese, English definition, Part-of-Speech, and 1-2 good example sentences from the dictioanries. (upload to BB, individual work, due on Saturday)
3/19 Unit 2 Letter of Application Peview Unit 2 Reading 2 (p. 23)
Be ready for a vocabulary test (Unit 1 & Unit 2)
3/26 Unit 2 Letter of Application Finish the exercises (Unit 2.2) (p. 24 & p. 25)
Preview Unit 5.1 (p. 49 & p. 50)
4/2 Unit 5 Project Management
T & F questions on Unit 5.1
Some strategies for Part 1
TOEIC (Part 1) 2nd time
– Review Unit 5 (Reading one)
– Finish the exercise
– Be ready for a vocabulary test next week. (Unit 5.1)
– Preview Unit 5 Reading 2
4/9 Unit 5 Project Management
4/16 Midterm
4/23 Discuss your Midterm
Writing Tools (1): Learners’ dictionary & Grammarly
Computer Lab (承曦樓708)
4/30 Unit 6 Arranging Meetings
Writing Tools (2): ChatGPT and English Learning
Computer Lab (承曦樓708)
5/7 Unit 6 Arranging Meetings
Writing Tools (3): ChatGPT and English Learning
Computer Lab (承曦樓708)
5/14 Unit 7 Effective Marketing
Writing Tools (4): Chatbot and English Learning
Computer Lab (承曦樓708)
5/21 Chapter 6.2 Arranging Meeting Preview Chapter 7.1 and Finish the exercise
5/28 Chapter 7.1 Effective Marketing Part 1 Use plain langauge (link)
Part 2 Use concise sentence (link)
Part 3: Use logical main points (link)
Part 4: Backing Up What You Say (link)
Part 5: How to speak with conviction (link)
  • Review and finish the rest of the exercise  (7.1)
  • Watch the five Youtube Videos
  • Be ready for a quiz (p. 69) and T & F Questions from the five videos.
6/4 Unit 7.1 Effective Marketing Discussion on the videos
6/11 Email Etequette (Class handout)
6/18 Check your Scores
Final Exam



通識課程核心能力: 語言思辯表達、問題溝通解決

The syllabus is subject to change based on the progress and needs of the class.