SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentSchedule of College of Commerce Elective Courses for Commerce Students
Course NameAdvanced Writing
InstructorSHEN CHI
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
PrerequisiteEnglish Writing、Writing and Oral Training I,Writing and Oral Training II
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

  1. Syllabus - 1082 WD56 _Advanced Writing

























































































































week



Topic



Content



Activities and Assignments



1



2/19



?Course Introduction



?Small Talk



? Business News Review



- Orientation



- Small Talk                    Handout 1



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 1



2



2/26



? Business Presentation I:



Sales Pitch



- Sales Pitch                    Handout 2



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 2



ØResearch Task 1: An Impressive Sales Pitch (For My Sales Pitch)



3



3/04



? Business Presentation II:



Pecha Kucha



- Pecha Kucha                  Handout 3



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 3



Ø Individual Task 1: My Sales Pitch



4



3/11



My Sales PitchPresentation



My Sales PitchPresentation



My Sales PitchPresentation



5



3/18



? Business Letters I



- Introduction, Types & Language   Handout 4



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 4



ØIn-class Task 1: Business Letters



1 (Handout 4)



6



3/25



? Business Letters II



- More types & practice           Handout 5



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 4



ØIn-class Task 2: Business Letters



2 (Handout 5)



7



3/31



? Statement of Purpose



 (SOP)



- Statement of Purpose            Handout 6



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 6



Ø Individual Task 2: My SOP



8



4/01



? Research Paper Workshop & Conference 1



- Overview & Generating the idea   Handout 7



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 7



ØResearch Task 2: Generating my topic (For My Conference Paper)



9



4/08



? Research Paper Workshop & Conference 2



- Writing a Conference Essay      Handout 8



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 8



Ø Individual Task 3:



My Conference Paper



10



4/22



? Research Paper Workshop & Conference 3



- Writing an abstract/Poster        Handout 9



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 9



Ø Individual Task 4: The Abstract



of My Conference Paper



11



4/29



Mock Conference



Paper Presentation



Paper Presentation



12



5/06



**Guest Speaker



Guest Speaker



Guest Speaker



13



5/13



? Business Proposal 1



- Overview                   Handout 10



- Weekly Business News Review



- Grouping (3)



ØGroup Task-Business Proposal I: Generating the business



14



5/20



? Business Proposal II



- Writing the proposal           Handout 11



- Weekly Business News Review



ØGroup Task-Business Proposal II:



Writing the business proposal



15



5/27



? Business Proposal III



- Creating a poster presentation   Handout 12



- Weekly Business News Review



ØGroup Task-Business Proposal III:



Making the poster



16



6/03



? Working Week



? Working Week: ?Business Proposal &



? The Poster



? Working Week



17



6/10



Business Proposal



Poster Presentation



Business Proposal Poster Presentation



Business Proposal Presentation



18



6/17



? Tutorial Time



One on One Coaching



One on One Coaching




 


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

 




























  1. Class Participation



10%




  • 100% English Participation




  1. Attendance



20%



 




  • Punctuality (10%)

  • Attendance (10%)




  1. Weekly Business News Review



20%




  • News review notes (10%)

  • News review audio files (10%)




  1. Activities and Tasks



50%




  • 5 Individual Tasks (30%)

  • 1 Group Project (10%)

  • 2 Research Tasks (10%)




 


Textbook & Reference

  • Course Handouts: Course materials will be prepared by the instructor.

  • Supplementary materials: To be distributed in class.

  • Resources:



(1) VoiceTube: https://tw.voicetube.com



(2) BBC Learning English: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish



(3) TED talks: https://www.ted.com/talks


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