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本课程以学术英语技能训练为核心,以回答How-to问题方式演绎解法,清晰明了,靶向性强,操作性强,实用性强。共包括四个主题单元,每个单元围绕通用学术英语核心技能,从思、读、听和说、写、词汇通五大方面,通过5个Mini-lecture对其涉及的知识、技巧、方法等进行精讲,通过step-by-step 任务设计进行精练,引导学生开展发现式学习,通过study tips从认知、情感、操作三个层面为学生提供帮助。每个单元的主题为任务实现的素材而设置,即每单元的任务所用素材均属于一个主题范畴。你的学习之旅将是酱紫滴:

Unit 1 Education          Academic focus: How to define

Unit 2 System             Academic focus: How to contextualize background information

Unit 3 Behavior           Academic focus: How to compare and contrast

Unit 4 Psychology         Academic focus: How to explain


课程大纲

Unit 1 Education

Critical thinking: A brief introduction to definition

Reading: Reading for definitions

Listening & Speaking: Definition in lectures

Writing: Four steps to an extended definition

Vocabulary & Structure

Writing an extended definition essay

Self-assessment

Unit 2 System

Critical thinking: Contextualization & Introduction

Reading: Reading contextualization for background information

Listening & Speaking: Contextualization

Writing: Four steps to an effective contextualization

Vocabulary & Structure: Prepositions & prepositional phrases

self -assessment

Unit 3 Behavior

Critical thinking: A brief Introduction to comparison and contrast

Reading: Reading for comparison and contrast

Listening & Speaking: Comparison and contrast in lectures

Writing: Comparison and contrast essays

Vocabulary & Structure: Cohesion: conjunction

Comparison/contrast essay

Self-assessment Test

Unit 4 Psychology

Critical thinking: Explaining notional meanings

Reading: Reading for explanation

Listening & Speaking: Explanation in daily and academic situation

Writing: Writing an explanation logically

Vocabulary & Structure: Academic lexicons and nominalization

Writing to explain a notional meaning

Self-assessment Test




预备知识

学习起点:

一般水平的英语听说读写能力


证书要求

要求学生必须完成课程全部内容,包括学习视频,完成测验、作业, 参与讨论。

参考资料

《通用学术英语I》,高等教育出版社。