SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentSchedule of College of Commerce Elective Courses for Commerce Students
Course NameIntermediate 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 FD56 _Intermediate Writing

























































































































week



Topic



Content



Activities and Assignments



W1



2/21



?Course Introduction



?Small Talk



? Business News Review



- Orientation



- Small Talk                   Handout 1



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 1



W2



2/28



228 Holiday



No class



 



W3



3/06



?Understanding Data



 Collection



?Composing Business



Message



- Survey & Questionnaire        Handout 2



- Composing Business Message   Handout 3



 



ØIndividual Task 1: Designing a



survey/questionnaire



(For report presentation)



Ø In-class Task 1 (Handout 3)



W4



3/13



?Electronic Message &



Digital Media



- Emails/Messaging/Texting      Handout 4



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 4



Ø In-class Task 2 (Handout 4)



ØIndividual Task 2: e-mail writing



W5



3/20



? Creating the Report



- Creating the Report            Handout 5



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 5



ØIndividual Task 3: Creating the



Report



W6



3/27



? Presenting the Report



- Presentation of the Report



ØIndividual Task 4: Presenting the



  Report



W7



4/3



Tomb Sweeping Festival



No Class



 



W8



4/10



? Introduction to



 Academic Writing



? Paragraphing,



Summarizing, & Citing



- Paragraph & Essay            Handout 6



- Paragraphing, Summarizing, & Citing   



Handout 7



- Exercises in Handout 6 & 7



Ø In-class Task 3 (Handout 7)



W9



4/17



? Writing a Research



Essay



- Writing a Research Essay       Handout 8



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 8



Ø In-class Task 4 (Handout 8)



W10



4/24



? Introduction to



Brochure Design



- Designing a Product Brochure   Handout 9



- Weekly Business News Review



ØGroup Project: Product Brochure



W11



5/01



? Argumentative Essay I



(Expository Essays)



- Structure & Introduction       Handout 10



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 10



ØIndividual Task 5: Argumentative



Essay



§ Group project: Product Brochure



W12



5/08



? Argumentative Essay II



(Expository Essays)



- Body & Conclusion           Handout 11



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 11



ØIndividual Task 5: Argumentative



Essay



§ Group project: Product Brochure



W13



5/15



? Cause & Effect Essays I



- Structure & Introduction       Handout 12



- Weekly Business News Review



- Exercises in Handout 12



ØIndividual Task 6: Cause & Effect



Essay



§ Group project: Product Brochure



W14



5/22



? Cause & Effect Essays II



- Body & Conclusion          Handout 13



- Weekly Business News Review/



- Exercises in Handout 13



ØIndividual Task 6: Cause & Effect



Essay



§ Group project: Product Brochure



W15



5/29



? Narrative & Descriptive



Essay I



? Narrative & Descriptive



Essay II



- Structure & Introduction       Handout 14



- Body & Conclusion              Handout 15



- Exercises in Handout 14 & 15



Ø Individual Task 7: Narrative/



Descriptive Essay



§ Group project: Product Brochure



W16



6/05



ETP Brochures



Display & Presentation



ETP Brochures - Display & Presentation



- ETP Brochures



W17



6/012



?Tutorial Time



One on One Coaching



One on One Coaching



W18



6/16



Starting summer vacation



 



 



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%




  • 7 Individual Tasks (28%)

  • 1 Group Project (10%)

  • 4 In-class Tasks (12%)



Textbook & Reference
Urls about Course
Attachment