Course title: Freshman English
Instructor: Pi-tai Peng
The purpose of this course is to help college students become more competent in their reading, listening, and speaking abilities in English and also give them a little opportunity to express their views in writing. The students will be required to read and listen to a broad range of material covering various topics of modern concerns and discuss what they have learned in either oral or written form. Course material will be taken from a wide variety of sources, including latest news reports from three major American and British newspapers besides selections from textbooks for this course.
Evaluation: Students` grades will be based on class discussion, oral presentation, class participation, assignments, and exams.
Class participation 10%
Discussion and oral Presentation 10%
Listening comprehension tests and written assignments 25%
Midterm and Final Exams 55%