托福測驗寫作與閱讀技巧 (上)(授課教師:楊健威)

  • 2018-08-13
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  • 課程基本資料
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課程名稱 托福測驗寫作與閱讀技巧 (上)
 
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課程英文名稱 TOEFL-iBT: Writing and Reading Skills I
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授課教師姓名 楊健威/政大外文中心、商學院商管英語榮譽學程講師
 
 
  • 課程教學計畫
教學目標及特色  
本課程將帶您了解學術英文在托福考試的應用。本課程介紹學術英文的慣用字詞及章法結構,並深入解析、探討授課教師精選的文章,以熟悉關於不同學術領域的英文論述,如托福常見的歷史、天文學、政治學、商學、心理學、文學等。課程也同時導入閱讀輔助策略如略讀、上下文判讀等,提昇分析式閱讀能力。
課程另一重點為學術寫作,尤其是托福考試指定的申論題寫作。課程將介紹essay的格式及架構,並透過中英文寫作格式的比較讓您掌握英文寫作的特性。您將會了解如何使用主旨句(thesis statement)及主題句(topic sentence),靈活應用連接詞、轉折語銜接句子,使用多種子句變化,並能更精準的使用字詞,從基本的段落寫作開始至完成一篇流暢而結構嚴謹的文章同時熟悉綱要擬定(outlining)、大要撰寫(summary writing)比較文體(comparison & contrast)學員每一至二週將完成指定寫作練習,在課堂上進行發表觀摩及討論並由授課教師批改與討論,讓您發現個人寫作盲點。課程亦輔以真實的托福試題演練分析,讓您對托福考試更為熟悉。

 
課程內容大綱 第一週
 Introduction: Decipher and Produce English
 Practice Test and an Overview
Reading Question Types: an Introduction
 Writing Sample Analysis
 Reading Skills I
Paragraph Structure and Topic Sentence I
 
 
第二週
 Reading: Basic Reading Question Type 1;
 Selected Reading Materials
 Reading Skills II
  Paragraph structure and topic sentence II
  Writing Task 1
 
第三週
 Reading: Basic Reading Question Type 2
 Selected Reading Materials
  Paragraphs and Essay
 Introduction and thesis statement
  Writing Task 2
 
第四週
 Reading: Basic Reading Question Type 3
  Writing: Organization of an Essay;
 Outlining and Drafting
 Developing Your Thesis Statement: Writing Task 3
 
第五週
 Reading: Basic Reading Question Type 4
  Writing: Deciphering Integrated Writing Task
  Summarizing and Paraphrasing
 Conjunctions, Transitions, Compound and Complex Sentences;
 Writing Task 4
 
第六週
 Reading: Basic Reading Question Type 5
Conclusion and Transition Paragraph
  Writing Presentation and Discussion
  Three Main Clauses and Use of Quotations;
 Writing Task 5
 
第七週
  Reading: RL Question Type 9
  Writing: Deciphering Independent Writing Task
  Developing an Argument
  Language in Making Arguments
  Think Map and Outlining
  Writing Task 6
 
第八週
  Reading question Types: a Review
  Integrated Writing Task: simulation practice and Discussion
  Word Usage: reporting and quoting
  Final Writing Task
教材 師自編講義與自備教材
推薦參考書: TOEFL-ibt Official Guide