SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentDept. of English Course Schedule for Minor Students
Course NameEnglish Composition I
InstructorLO CHING HSIANG
Credit2.0
Course TypeRequired
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週次  課程主題 內容及指定閱讀 教學活動及作業 學習投入時間 備註
1 welcome: what is English composition? Friends, soulmates rivals: the double   4hrs.  
2 starting: Developing Composition Skills Unit 1 -p.19 practice sheet 4hrs.  
3 startinghttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/17/art-spiegelman-golden-age-superheroes-were-shaped-by-the-rise-of-fascism?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other practice sheet 4hrs.  
4 擴寫 Unit 2 practice sheet 4hrs.  
5 縮寫 Freakonomics practice sheet 4hrs.  
6 人物https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/17/art-spiegelman-golden-age-superheroes-were-shaped-by-the-rise-of-fascism?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other essay 1 4hrs.  
7 倡議 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/19/campaigners-demand-end-to-fish-tethering-torture-in-taiwan?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other practice sheet 4hrs.  




































































週次  課程主題 內容及指定閱讀 教學活動及作業 學習投入時間 備註
8

寫作提案



active reading ( Writing p.27 )



elementary principle of composition  ES p.21-p.55 )


comments & proposal Unit 3 4hrs.  
9 期中考     5hrs.  
10 Exposition Unit 4 practice sheet 4hrs.  
11 Exposition  Unit 4 essay 2 4hrs.  
12 Persuasion Unit 5 practice sheet 4hrs.  
13 Persuasion Unit  5 practice sheet 4hrs.  
14 https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/aug/03/haider-warraich-interview-cardiology-state-of-the-heart-health-medicine?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other essay 3 4hrs.  





















































週次  課程主題 內容及指定閱讀 教學活動及作業 學習投入時間 備註
15 說明 https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/aug/01/slow-fashion-how-to-keep-your-favourite-clothes-for-ever-from-laundering-to-moth-proofing?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Unit 6 4hrs.  
16 評論

Unit 7



literary review


practice sheet 4hrs.  
17 評論

Unit 7



something on the research paper


essay 4 4hrs.  
18 期末考 Class Sit-in Exam Unit 8    
           

Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

to be appointed.


Requirement/Grading

1. 寫作小作業4次  50%(選分數較高的 3次納入期末總分計算。 若缺交一次,則期末只採計高分者 2 次,只能得到 40%的成績,缺交兩次,期末 只採計高分者 2次,只能得到 30%的成績,以此類推。)



2. 期中與期末共 30%



3. 討論課表現     20%



4. 出席情況另外於學期總分增減


Textbook & Reference

Textbook:



1. Mary K. Ruetten. Developing Composition Skills: Academic Writing and Grammar. 3rd. Heinle, 2012.



2. Vargo Mari and Laurie Blass. Pathways: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking 4.   National Geographic Learning & Hi Language Learning, 2014.



3. J. A. W. Heffernan and John E. Lincoln. Writing: A College Handbook.  4th edition. Norton, 1994.



4. William Strunk, Jr.  The Elements of Style. Workbook. The Top Education: Texas, 2017. 



Handouts: Selections from the follows:



1. Christopher Woodward, "In Ruins: A Journey Through History, Art, and Literature."

New York: Vintage Books, 2003 (orig. 2001).



2. Alain de Botton "Essays in Love," Revised Edition (London: Picador 2006)



3. Wolf Naomi. The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women. Harper

Perennial 2002 (orig. 1992).



http://www.alaalsayid.com/ebooks/The-Beauty-Myth-Naomi-Wolf.pdf



4. Edward W. Said. The Text, the World, the Critic. Harvard University Press, 1983.



http://www.rlwclarke.net/Theory/SourcesPrimary/SaidText,theWorld,theCritic.pdf



5. S.D.Levitt & S.J.Dubner. "What Do School Teachers and Sumo Wrestlers Have in Common."Freakonomics. New York: First Harper Perennial Edition, 2009.


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