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2021-先修課程-時事英文:掌握世界的脈動

欲成為21世紀的領袖人才,與國際時事同步和具備英語溝通能力是不可或缺的兩大要素。本課程將以國內外英文報紙(Taipei Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post等)為主,各大新聞英語廣播(CNN, BBC, ABC News, ICRT等)為輔,幫助學生透過讀懂、聽懂英語新聞而擴充在各領域 (包括政治、軍事、財經、科技、醫藥、環境、藝術、運動等) 的字彙與文化背景知識,加強學生英語實力的廣度及深度,並培養國際觀與批判思考的能力。

2021-先修課程-時事英文:掌握世界的脈動

講師: 劉文貞

欲成為21世紀的領袖人才,與國際時事同步和具備英語溝通能力是不可或缺的兩大要素。本課程將以國內外英文報紙(Taipei Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post等)為主,各大新聞英語廣播(CNN, BBC, ABC News, ICRT等)為輔,幫助學生透過讀懂、聽懂英語新聞而擴充在各領域 (包括政治、軍事、財經、科技、醫藥、環境、藝術、運動等) 的字彙與文化背景知識,加強學生英語實力的廣度及深度,並培養國際觀與批判思考的能力。

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  • 1503 個學生
  • 報名時間:
    2021/08/31 - 2021/12/31
  • 開課時間:
    2021/09/27 - 2021/12/31

  • 課程費用: 免費
    • 課程目標 :

      1. 認識新聞英文文章的寫作架構與特色。
      2. 學習新聞英文用字遣詞精確簡潔有力。
      3. 擴充並加強學生在各領域的字彙與閱讀能力。
      4. 欣賞新聞英文報導中所使用的諷刺、幽默與暗喻等。
      5. 瞭解新聞時事議題的背景文化知識。
      6. 發展分析批判思考能力,具備談論個時事議題的能力,發表自己的看法。
      7. 培養規律閱讀英文報紙、收看英語新聞播報的習慣。

      本課程納入先修課程,但不舉行實體免修測試。

       

    • * 以下章節為預覽,請點報名後點選開始上課,進入課程
      • 第一週:Understanding News Headlines
        • 1-1 Course Orientation
        • 1-2 Sources of News
        • 1-3 Understanding Headlines
        • 1-4 Headline Vocabulary
      • 第二週:News Writing Styles & Reading Strategies I
        • 2-1 Types of News Leads
        • 2-2 News Story Structure
        • 2-3 How to Deal With Unknown Vocabulary (Part I)
        • 2-4 How to Deal With Unknown Vocabulary (Part II)
      • 第三週:News Writing Styles & Reading Strategies II
        • 2-5 News Reading Strategies (Part I)
        • 2-6 News Reading Strategies (Part II)
        • 2-7 How to Read the News Critically (Part I)
        • 2-8 How to Read the News Critically (Part II)
      • 第四週:International News I
        • 3-1 Overview of the International News Section
        • 3-2 International News Article: In Forceful Defense of Afghan Withdrawal, Biden Says U.S. Achieved Its Objectives (Part I)
        • 3-3 International News Article: In Forceful Defense of Afghan Withdrawal, Biden Says U.S. Achieved Its Objectives (Part II)
        • 3-4 International News Article: In Forceful Defense of Afghan Withdrawal, Biden Says U.S. Achieved Its Objectives (Part III)
      • 第五週:International News II
        • 3-5 Frequently Used Sentence Structures in the News
        • 3-6 International News Article: In Forceful Defense of Afghan Withdrawal, Biden Says U.S. Achieved Its Objectives (Part IV)
        • 3-7 Identifying Antecedents in the News
        • 3-8 Understanding Long and Complex Sentences in the News
      • 第六週:National News
        • 4-1 Overview of National News
        • 4-2 Taiwan News Article: China Sends More Jets (Part I)
        • 4-3 Taiwan News Article: China Sends More Jets (Part II)
        • 4-4 Taiwan News Article: China Sends More Jets (Part III)
        • 4-5 Identifying the Information Mentioned Earlier in the News Story
      • 第七週:Opinion Section I
        • 5-1 Overview of the Opinion Section
        • 5-2 Three Basic Components of the Opinion Section: Opinion Articles (Part I)
        • 5-3 Three Basic Components of the Opinion Section: Opinion Articles (Part II)
        • 5-4 Three Basic Components of the Opinion Section: Letters to the Editor
      • 第八週:Opinion Section II
        • 5-5 Three Basic Components of the Opinion Section: Political Cartoons
        • 5-6 Opinion Article: To Fight Anti-Semitism, Be a Proud Jew (Part I)
        • 5-7 Opinion Article: To Fight Anti-Semitism, Be a Proud Jew (Part II)
        • 5-8 Opinion Article: To Fight Anti-Semitism, Be a Proud Jew (Part III)
        • 5-9 Review: Unraveling Complex Sentences
      • 第九週:Business News
        • 6-1 Overview of the Business Section
        • 6-2 Business News: Elon Musk Says Tesla Has Suspended Accepting Bitcoin for Vehicle Purchases (Part I)
        • 6-3 Business News: Elon Musk Says Tesla Has Suspended Accepting Bitcoin for Vehicle Purchases (Part II)
        • 6-4 Background Information and Interpretation in the News
      • 第十週:Sports News & Understanding News Broadcasts
        • 7-1 Overview of the Sports Section
        • 7-2 Sports News: Djokovic Claims 19th Slam with 5-Set Comeback at French Open (Part I)
        • 7-3 Sports News: Djokovic Claims 19th Slam with 5-Set Comeback at French Open (Part II)
        • 7-4 How to Understand News Broadcasts
        • 7-5 Course Conclusion
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      劉文貞


      國立清華大學英語教育中心專任教師


      相關敘述:

      wenchenl2013@gmail.com

      學經歷:

      美國馬里蘭大學 教育學院英語教學碩士

      美國馬里蘭大學 教育學院人類發展碩士

      臺灣大學 政治系國際關係組學士

      國立清華大學英語教育中心講師

      國立東華大學語言中心專案教師

      教學專長:

      新聞英文、新聞英文聽力、英文篇章寫作、英文閱讀

    • 評量方式 :

      作業40%,小考 60%,成績達60以上及格。

      參考資料:

      B. Foden, Z. Fillingham (2019). How To Understand English News: A Comprehensive Guide to Reading English News. Cosmos Culture Ltd. ISBN 978-986-318-696-0

      News articles from Taipei Times, the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the AP, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, CNN and CNBC, etc. 

      News broadcasts from CNN, BBC, FTV English News and ICRT, etc.

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