2024 Spring: 四技通識選修

2024 Spring: 四技通識選修 Technology-Enhanced English Learning

國立台北商業大學112學年度第2學期教學計劃表

A tentative syllabus

 

課程名稱: 科技輔助英語學習 Technology-Enhanced English Learning

授課教師: 賴淑麗 (Shu-li Sally Lai)

授課班級: 四技通識選修

學分/時數: 2/2

E-mail: shulilai@gmail.com

Time: Wednesday (15:25 to 17:10)

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

Room: 視聽教室 Room 5

Blog: Link

Classroom materials

Online materials and handouts

Classroom Evaluation

Assignments and Quizzes: 50%

Project: 20%

Participation: 10%

Course Objective

本課程將介紹同學們實用,好用的數位英語學習工具和以及網站,以提昇英語學習興趣以及學習效率。
工具內容包含聽力、口語、閱讀、以及寫作的免費優質資源。修完這門課程的同學,未來可以很有效率的自學英文,繼續增進自我英語能力。科技日新月異,尤其是AI一日千里,許多新的英語學習資源陸續問世。如果你對英語學習有興趣,歡迎加入我們。本課程包含的工具如下:
1. 使用AI工具幫我們修正英文寫作 (TOEIC英文改錯系統, Grammarly, ChatGPT等工具)
2. 運用語音識工具以及聊天機器人來改善或加強英語發音和口語表達
3. 運用Podcast和TED影片來訓練聽力, 並增強單字力以及口說能力
4. 新聞英文網站(符合學生程度及需求, 可以輕鬆學英文的新聞網站)
5. 線上短篇小說 (有趣的繪本, 小說)
6. 其他

Group Project

To be announced

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. Assignments and Quizzes:
– We do not have written midterm exam or final exam, but we do have regular assignments and quizzes. Need to be prepare and hand in your assignments on time.

Date

Content

Activities

Assignments

2/21 – Orientation
– Get to know each other
2/28 Holiday (No Class) Cambridge Learners’ Dictionary (link)
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (link)
3/6 News English
1. http://www.coolenglish.edu.tw
2. Google bloggar
3. News English
Voice of America:
https://learningenglish.voanews.com/
#1 Greeting post (free in length)
#2 News English
Read a piece of news, identify three words you wish to learn, and then summarize the news in three to five sentences.(due on Sunday)
3/13 News English
Voice of America (VOA)
– Link (link)
– About (link)
– Test your English Level
– English in a Minute (link)
Six Minute English (link)
Vocabulary for News and Media (link)
TOEIC
– 能力對照表 (link)
– 成績單 (link)
– 證書 (link)
– 測驗內容 (link)
– Converter (link)
News English: Vocabulary (Part 1)
1. Explore the two news websites and read sections (articles/topics) of your interests.
2. Be ready for the vocabulary test next week.
– General Media Vocabualry (20 keywords)
– The activites will help.
– Look up the words in the learners’ dictionary will help as well.
3/20 Vocabulary Learning
Audio/Text/Video
Vocabulary Games
#3 Listen to the talk: AI時代的英語學習力》(link)
and share your thoughts:
– Your main takeaways from the talk
– How AI may impact English learning
– the most surprising facts you learned
– How AI may impact your English learning or learning in general.
Length: Free in lenghth
Due on Sunday.
3/27 AI & Language Learning (1)
TTS
News in Level (link)
Explore TTS and see how it can help your English learning.
4/3 Spring Break
4/10 AI & Lanugage Learning (2) WordWall Exercises:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/16PIueTcflEXs4VslHAB6DbNl7qI-7z_-yytX1sFzfx8/edit
#4 ChatGPT: Provide 1 example about how you use the prompt to help your English learning. 
In your blog, please indicate:
– Your Prompt:
– Your results: Share the responses generated by ChatGPT based on your provided prompt.
– Comments on the Results: Reflect on the quality and effectiveness of the responses. Provide feedback on how well ChatGPT fulfilled the given task. (how do you like your responses)
Due on Sunday
4/17 AI & Language Learning (3)
4/24 AI & Language Learning (4)
5/1 Listening (1)
– Podcast: Six Minute English, ELLO, ESL Listening Lab, TED Talk, and some other podcasts of your interests
5/8 English reading (1)
– News English (for different levels, with exercises)
– TCM (Online stories of your interests)
– Text to speech
5/15 English reading (2)
– News English (for different levels, with exercises)
– TCM (Online stories of your interests)
5/22 Open Source
5/29 Student Project Sharing (1)
6/5 Student Project Sharing (1)
6/12 Student Project Sharing (2)
6/19 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.
The syllabus is subject to change based on the progress and needs of the class.