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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

Unit 5 Nature             Academic focus: How to summarize

Unit 6 Environment        Academic focus: How to synthesize

Unit 7 Social Lilfe       Academic focus: How to review literature

Unit 8 Technology         Academic focus: How to report




课程大纲

Unit 1 Education

Self-assessment

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

导学案

Unit 2 System

第二单元导学

Critical thinking: Contextualization & Introduction

Reading: Reading contextualization for background information

Listening & Speaking: Contextualization

Writing: Five steps to an effective contextualization

Vocabulary: Prepositions & prepositional phrases

Self -assessment 2

Unit 3 Behavior

Self-assessment 3

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: Cohesion: conjunction

导学案

Unit 4 Psychology

导学案

Critical thinking: Explaining notional meanings

Reading: Reading for explanation

Listening & Speaking: Explanation in daily and academic situation

Writing: Writing an explanation logically

Vocabulary: Academic lexicons and nominalization

Self-assessment 4

Unit 5 Nature

Critical thinking: Summary: A brief introduction

Reading: Reading summaries

Listening & Speaking: Listening for the main ideas and supporting details

Writing: Writing a summary

Vocabulary & structure: Reporting words

Self-assessment

Write a summary

Unit 6 Environment

Critical thinking: a brief introduction to synthesize

Reading: understanding synthesis

Listening & Speaking: organizing information in a synthesis

Writing: writing concession and concession-rebuttals

Vocabulary and structure: concession words and phrases

Self-assessment

Write a concession-rebuttal paragraph about a proper definition for genetically modified food based on the information you get from the text in 2.2, following the steps given in task 2.3 on page 167. You should write no less than 100 words.

Unit 7 Social Life

Critical Thinking: Literature review: an introduction

Reading: The structure of a literature review

Listening and Speaking: Literature review in lectures

Writing: Five steps to a literature review

Vocabulary and Structure: Using signal phrases to present a literature review

Self-assessment

Synthesize information to write a literature review

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。