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0107 - 英文作文(一) English Composition (I)

教育目標 Course Target

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to write polished, organized expository essays (essays that explain something) on familiar topics in an academic way. Students should be able to recognize and produce writing that includes a Controlling idea (an argument that is expressed in a topic sentence for a paragraph and a thesis statement for essays), Organizing patterns (such as enumeration and compare-contrast), and Detailed Evidence (using examples, statistics, anecdotes, etc.). Students’ writing should also include Signals (also called “transitions”) that make English writing more fluent, and the writing should have Original ideas—creative content that is not just repeating common or trite thinking. The writing should be Unified with logical coherence, pronoun reference, and repetition of key elements. Finally, students should understand that writing is a Process.In the end of Composition I course, the students should be able to: 1 use different strategies for generating ideas, such as brainstorming, free-writing, and clustering 2 recognize and produce writing that has a main idea (topic sentence & thesis statement) and supporting details 3 write narrative paragraphs that are organized in chronological order 4 write descriptive paragraphs that are organized in spatial order 5 write expository paragraphs that are organized in the order of importance/familiarity/time 6 use transitions to increase coherence

課程概述 Course Description

Composition 1 is a first-year required course. This course introduces students to the writing process and to the conventions of written English, teaches students to write grammatically accurate sentences, well-formed paragraphs with clear topic sentences and supporting details, and coherent short essays. Written assignments include journals, paragraphs, and short essays in one or more drafts. This course is taught in tandem with Oral Training 1.

參考書目 Reference Books

Refining Composition Skills: Rhetoric and Grammar, 5th edition, by Smalley, Ruetten, & Kozyrev

評分方式 Grading

評分項目 Grading Method 配分比例 Grading percentage 說明 Description
Graded writing assignmentsGraded writing assignments
Exams (midterm, final)Exams (midterm, final)
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Course Information


學分 Credit:2-2
上課時間 Course Time:Tuesday/6,7[LAN009]
授課教師 Teacher:廖敏旬
修課班級 Class:外文系1A
選課備註 Memo:1由系辦編班2口訓及作文任一門上期未達60分下期不得續修

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