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  Advanced Listening and Conversational English
 
發文單位:English Elite Program      張貼日期:2012-12-05  


Course

Advanced Listening and Conversational English

科目代碼:

■大學部課程 □研究所課程

講授-實習-學分:2-0-2

Objective

 

Students must perform at least B2 level on the CEF (equivalent to high intermediate levels of English proficiency on the GEPT, TOEFL and TOEIC tests). To improve students’ note-taking skills. To have confidence sharing their opinion on different lecture topics. To be able to use their notes to complete a quiz based on the lectures listened to in class.

 Course outline and content

 

This course focuses on listening and speaking in academic English. The course is suitable for intermediate to advanced level students. This course continues from the intermediate listening and speaking course focusing on note-taking skills for academic lectures and offers practice giving opinions and being able to discuss lectures with fellow classmates. Emphasis will be on learning key phrases or words that will help improve students’ note-taking skills. Practice lectures will also be accompanied by note-taking quizzes.

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Advanced Listening and Conversational English Course Description
Course Outline This course focuses on listening and speaking in academic English. The course is suitable for intermediate to advanced level students. This course continues from the intermediate listening and speaking course focusing on note-taking skills for academic lectures and offers practice giving opinions and being able to discuss lectures with fellow classmates. Emphasis will be on learning key phrases or words that will help improve students’ note-taking skills. Practice lectures will also be accompanied by note-taking quizzes.
Objectives 1. Students must perform at least B2 level on the CEF (equivalent to high   intermediate levels of English proficiency on the GEPT, TOEFL and TOEIC   tests). 2. To be able to effectively take notes from a lecture. 3. To have confidence sharing their opinion on different lecture topics. 4. To be able to use their notes to complete a quiz based on the lectures listened to   in class. 5. To be able to discuss the lecture maturely with classmates and teacher.
Course Criteria Credit(s) 2 credits, 1 semester
Evaluation Students need to show their performance through note-taking quizzes worth 25%, give a formal presentation worth 25%, and take a course Final worth 25% and attendance worth 25%. 
Learning Content Lecture Ready 2: Strategies for Academic listening, note-taking and discussion contains five units with two chapters in each unit. Each unit focuses on one field of academic study. Each chapter is built around a lecture from a typical course within the field. In each chapter, students are presented with and practice listening, note-taking and discussion strategies. Chapters consist of the following components: Building background knowledge: Think about the topic, reading passage, vocabulary work, review. Prepare to listen and Take Notes: Listening strategy, lecture language, practice lecture, note-taking strategy, note-taking strategy practice. Listen and Take Notes: Predictions, lecture, comprehension, summarizing Discuss the Issue: Discussion strategy, strategy practice, discussion.
Communication Skill  Listening  Speaking  Reading  Writing
Description Student can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar. Student can understand most T.V. news and current affairs programmes. Student can understand the majority of films in standard dialect. Student can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible. They can also take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining their views.

Student can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to their field of interest. They can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

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 Material(s) Lecture Ready3: Strategies for academic listening, note-taking and discussion by Peg Sarosy and Kathy Sherak
Jobs that the students who have completed the course can apply for This course will be useful for students who may plan to live abroad, further their education in an English environment, and work in an environment which will include different nationalities, work in a professional career that may require them to confidently communicate with others in English. Students who take this course should have an interest in academic English and want to further improve their knowledge base.
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