學期別: 1002 課程名稱: 040017b 英語聽講一(下)
一、課程目標  Course objectives: The purpose of this course is to improve advanced English listening and speaking skills used in informal daily conversation. The learning process will be built around the three movies in the Lord of the Rings Saga. Students will be asked what was said, what it meant, why it was funny, and the like. Small groups will reenact scenes from episodes to practice what they have heard and learned. There will be three enactments – one for each movie. Students will be expected to understand and being able to discuss the plot, characters, themes and intricacies of communication in class discussions and on quizes.

二、師生晤談時間及地點  Instructor office hours: 12:00-13:00 Tuesday & Wednesday

三、授課方式Teaching approach: Instructor will present portions of the move each week with Chinese subtitles, then English subtitles, then none. Understanding and articulating about each scene -- including idioms, jokes, characters, and the like -- will be involved. The second half of the semester will deal more complexly with a full-length movie with discussions on the interaction of the several characters. Students will be asked to give character, plot and theme summaries as well as to do an enactment of a selected scene with other members of a team for both thew sitcom and the movie.

四、評量方式Grading criteria:   25% attendance / Participation / Exercises ; 25% each for three Enactments, the last of which will comprise the Final Exam.

五、參考書目Textbook & references:  CDs of The Lord of the Rings series

六、教學進度(週次、授課主題、教學活動、評量方式/作業、章節)
Course schedule (week, topic, activities, evaluation/assignment, text, etc.):
第1週: 02/21/2012: Introduction to the Spring Semester
第2週: 02/28/2012: PEACE DAY
第3週: 03/06/2012 ~第6週: 03/27/2012: First Movie of the Lord of the Rings 
第7週: 04/03/2012: HOLIDAY

第8週: 04/10/2012 : First enactment
第9週: 04/17/2012 ~第12週: 05/08/2012: Second Movie of the Lord of the Rings
第13週: 05/15/2012: Second Enactment
第14週: 05/22/2012 ~第17週: 06/12/2012: Third Movie of the Lord of the Rings
第18週: 06/19/2012: Final Exam – Third Enactment

七、TA協助事項Teaching Assistant tasks: None

八、備註Remarks: None