課程規劃-高級

  1. 課程目標
    • 本課程以多元文化主題為核心,讓學生藉由英語文學習來認識和理解多元文化。設計脈絡化課程,並搭配與全球化議題相關的內容,以提供學生多元文化交流與溝通的學習情境。讓學生在運用英文口說和寫作表達能力的同時,也能培養對多元社會的興趣和探討能力,進而產生對異文化的包容力,拓展學生國際視野,因而具備成為世界公民的能力。
  2. 課程主軸
    • 本課程的主軸有三:「多元文化」、「溝通能力」以及「全球公民」。
    •  「多元文化」方面:透過文學、文化、語言等真實材料和文學作品,了解當代文化議題,透過英文學習異文化和本土文化的連結,進行跨語言、跨文化溝通。
    •  「全球公民」方面:可以理解全球議題背後的人文關懷,對特定主題進行分析,強調批判式思考。可以運用英文參與全球化議題的討論,並藉由實作落實全球公民的身份。深化學生人文素養,並藉由在地視角,積極加入全球文化圈。
    • 「溝通能力」方面:強調分析、組織、與批判能力。學生必須能夠閱讀特定議題之長篇學術文章,聽懂針對人文議題之對話和演講,並可以寫作論點明確、邏輯通順的書面報告,且能運用口說策略,對指定之議題進行專業報告,或透過創意方式表達論述。
  3. 預期成效
    • 學生在完成本課程後可以達到以下預期目標:
    •  能分析異文化,連結本土文化,並進行田野調查或實作。
    •  提高人文素養,對全球議題有較深的認識,可以針對特定議題進行批判思考,在群組討論中交流意見。
    • 增強英文技能,除聽讀理解外,可以進行接近專業的口頭報告,並撰寫論點明確之書面報告。

This course, centering upon multicultural issues, aims to help students learn and understand multiple cultures through English learning. Its contextualized curriculum relates the contents to issues of globalization to provide students with learning environments in which multicultural interactions and communication are made possible. By producing oral and written works in English, students can develop their interests and curiosities about multicultural societies, which can cultivate their tolerance for different cultures and broaden their global vision, thereby becoming qualified world citizens.

The course centers upon three objectives: multicultural learning, communication skills, and global vision.

Multicultural learning:
By studying authentic materials about literature, culture and language, and literary works, students are expected to understand contemporary cultural issues. By associating foreign cultures with local ones through English learning, the course aims to create cross-language and cross-culture communication opportunities for students.

Global citizens:
Students are expected to understand humanistic concerns in global issues, analyze assigned topics, and think critically. They should also be able to participate in discussions on global issues in English and figure out their roles as world citizens by putting what they have learned into practice. In addition, they should deepen their humanistic disposition and participate actively in a global cultural circle from a local perspective.

Communication skills:
The course emphasizes the development of students’ analytical, organizational, and critical abilities. Students should be able to read and comprehend academic essays on specific issues, understand related conversation and speech, compose written works with clear and logical statements, give professional oral presentations by incorporating specific speaking strategies, and deliver their statements creatively.

By completing this course, students are expected to achieve the following objectives:

Be able to analyze different cultures, associate them with local cultures, and conduct field investigations or put their learning into practice.

Cultivate a humanistic disposition and have a deeper understanding of global issues, be able to think critically of specific issues, and exchange opinions in group discussions.

Enhance their English reading and listening comprehension skills, deliver very good oral presentations, and compose written works with clear statements.