課程資訊
課程名稱
英文(附一小時英聽)一
Freshman English (with 1-hour Aural Training)(Ⅰ) 
開課學期
108-1 
授課對象
 
授課教師
陳逸軒 
課號
FL1007 
課程識別碼
102 83310 
班次
03 
學分
3.0 
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
必修 
上課時間
星期一A,B,C(18:25~21:05) 
上課地點
外教206 
備註
初選不開放。本課程中文授課,使用英文教科書。須繳交語言實習費。
限僑生、國際學生
總人數上限:40人 
Ceiba 課程網頁
http://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/1081FL1007_03 
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課程概述

This course is designed to enhance students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities. Being able to utilize resources presented in English and get one's messages across in English in the forms of writing and speaking requires advanced understanding of the language as it is in the contemporary world.  

課程目標
1. Assisting students in their holistic development and nurturing their personal values
2. Cultivating students' ability to think critically, analytically, and independently while articulating their thoughts in advanced English
3. Enhancing students' global vision and competence in cross-cultural communication 
課程要求
1. Attendance and participation
2. Group projects and presentations
3. Essay writing  
預期每週課後學習時數
 
Office Hours
 
參考書目
TBA 
指定閱讀
Handouts and online materials 
評量方式
(僅供參考)
   
課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
第1週
  Course Introduction 
第2週
  Icebreaking and Orientation 
第3週
  Unit 1: Language and Communication

Which English are we speaking?
1. American vs. British English
2. English as a global language 
第4週
  Unit 1: Language and Communication

Getting your ideas across:
1. Effective communication
2. Steve Jobs' presentation techniques
3. Why TED talks work
 
第5週
  Pending 
第6週
  Unit 1: Language and Communication

Internet and new media:
1. Identify Internet speak
2. Social media and the transition to digital journalism

*Prof. Huang's Project 1: 14:20-14:30.  
第7週
  Unit 2: World Through a Lens

Charting the world:
1. How the West discovered the East or vice versa
2. Cathay through the ages

*1st writing assignment due
** Prof. Huang's Project 2: 14:20-15:10. 
第8週
  Unit 2: World Through a Lens

Our place in the world:
1. Conversing about Taiwan in English
2. Representations of Taiwan in films and literature 
第9週
  Mid-term assessment:
Listening test using real conversations and talks on topics covered so far

Group project 2:
Each group will select a country or territory and deliver a presentation, which includes research, using appropriate language and ways of engaging the audience 
第10週
  Unit 2: World Through a Lens

Love thy neighbor:
1. Invisible Japan and visible Korea
2. A Passage to India 
第11週
  Unit 3: State of the World

Global issues 1:
1. Climate change
2. Global warming 
第12週
  Unit 3: State of the World

Global issues 2:
1. Disease outbreaks
2. Public health

*2nd writing assignment due 
第13週
  Unit 3: State of the World

Global issues 3:
1. Geopolitics and history
2. Regional conflict 
第14週
  Unit 3: State of the World

Group project 3:
In-class discussion; students will team up to decide on a topic introduced in this class to prepare an end-of-term presentation 
第15週
  Unit 4: Understanding Differences

Gender and sexuality:
1. Gender equality
2. "It Gets Better" project

*3rd writing assignment due 
第16週
  Unit 4: Understanding Differences

Faith:
1. Jerusalem
2. Eastern spirituality
3. Norse mythology 
第17週
  Wrap-up