SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentSchedule of College of Commerce Elective Courses for Commerce Students
Course NameIntermediate Writing
InstructorKWONG WAI-KEI
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
PrerequisiteEnglish Writing、Writing and Oral Training I,Writing and Oral Training II
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Tentative Schedule: (subject to change according to students' progress)


































































































































































週次



Week



課程主題



Topic



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content and Reading Assignment



教學活動與作業



Teaching Activities and Homework



學習投入時間



Student workload expectation



課堂講授



In-class Hours



課程前後



Outside-of-class Hours



1



Warm-up Writing; Brainstorming; Developing Proper Writing Habits; “Riting Wrules”



Writing Approach



Steps to Writing



3



3



2



Campus Problems; Questionnaire Design



Campus Problems?; A “Good” Questionnaire



Identifying Problems; Questionnaire Design



3



3



3



Personal & Business Email Communication; Review of Paragraph Writing



Email Etiquette



Email Writing; paragraph Writing



3



3



4



Onto Essay; Pre-testing Questionnaire



Expanding a Paragraph into an Essay



Paragraph and Essay Writing



3



3



5



Research Paper; Essay: supporting sentences; Writing Tone: pronouns;



Writing Skills



Writing Exercise



3



3



6



Cause & Effect Essay



Essay Writing



Essay Writing



3



3



7



(Happy Children’s Day)



Be a Child Again



Be a Child Again



0



2



8



Research Paper; Faulty Logic; Dress-Ups & Openers



Peer Editing



Essay Writing



3



3



9



Avoiding Plagiarism: Summary, Paraphrase, Quotes; Coherence



No "Stealing"



Be Coherent



3



3



10



~ Writing Workshop ~



One-on-One Writing Coaching



One-on-One Writing Coaching



3



3



11



Argumentative Essay; Debate; Product Development



Essay Writing; Debate



Essay Writing



3



3



12



Argumentative Essay; Product Brochure Design



Essay Writing; Elements of Product Brochures



Writing Skills; Product Brochure Design



3



3



13



Counterargument & Refutation; Product Brochure Design



Essay Writing; Elements of Product Brochures



Writing Skills; Product Brochure Design



3



3



14



Avoiding Shifts in Person; Producct Brochure Design



I? We? You? He? They?



Writing Skills



3



3



15



Use of Modifiers; Parallelism; Product Brochure Design



Product Brochure Design



Writing Skills



3



3



16



Parallelism; Brochure Design



Brochure Design



Brochure Design



3



3



17



ETP Trade Show



ETP Trade Show



ETP Trade Show



3



3



18



Writing Coaching



Writing Coaching



Writing Coaching



3



3



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

100% of English is used for all instructor's lectures and in-class activities. Students are expected to take an active role in all class activities to maximize their learning opportunities. A student-centered approach will be adopted to allow students to make full use of class time to achieve their English-learning goals and the course learning objectives.



Students should attend all classes and come to class on time and prepared. Attendance is taken seriously. No make-up assignments or exams are allowed. Late homework will NOT be accepted. Students who need to be absent or late for class should notify the instructor via email with a legitimate excuse at least 2 days in advance.



5%       Attendance



15%      Participation & In-class Activities



32%     Essays



8%       Personal & Business Email



18%      Questionnaire & Research Paper



22%     Product Brochure & ETP Trade Show



Students missing 3 or more classes will receive a failing grade for the course. Students who do not complete the Course Project are not allowed to pass the course.



Cell phones and other electronic devices are not allowed to be used in class unless given permission by the instructor to do so. Failure to abide by this class rule will result in automatic failure for the course.


Textbook & Reference

Supplementary materials will be provided.


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