SemesterFall Semester, 2017
DepartmentGeneral Education Courses in Foreign Languages
Course NameCollege English I
InstructorLIN HAN-YI
Course TypeSelectively
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule
Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant


1. Copy handouts.

2. Assist with the grading of tests or quizzes.

3. Help assess written assignments.

4. Help prepare teaching materials.

5. Help design web-based listening exercises.

6. Carry out internet and library searches for supplementary materials.

7. Tabulate questionnaire responses given to students.



Attendance in classes is mandatory. You are advised to take all quizzes for this course and participate in assigned activities. A combination of attendance quiz marks/scores and class performance accounts for 60% of the final grade. All compulsory assignments must be submitted to the teacher on or before the due dates. Late assignments will be given a lower grade unless there is an acceptable explanation for their late submission. In addition you are also required to take Midterm and Final Exam which account for 20% and 20% respectively. Make-up exams may be held for the students with appropriate reasons but will have 20 full marks (20%) deducted from the mark awarded.

Course Assessment

Attendance quizzes class performance and assignments 60%

Midterm Exam 20%

Final Exam 20%

(Note: Students who are absent for more than 1/3 of total class hours without an appropriate reason are prohibited from taking the final exam and receive a mark of zero for the final exam.)

Textbook & Reference


21st Century Reading


1. Pathways 3

2. Explorations 1 & 2.

3. Contemporary Topics 1-3.

4. Select Readings.

5. Global Outlook.

6. Teacher’s Resources.

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