Course Name:   Topical Discussion (1-2)

Course Code:   30092953009305

Course Classification:  Selective (TCSL majors exclusively)

Aims and Objectives: This course aims to develop students ability to analyze problems in English so that they can freely express their ideas.

Course Contents: Students are organized to hold classroom discussions, debates and seminars on a variety of topics.  Students are supposed to grasp fundamental debating skills and deeply understand the occidental cultural background.  This course is taken as the advanced stage of the spoken English.

Textbook(s): various English materials

Teaching Approach: In-class discussion plus debates

Hours and Credits: 2 hours per week, 2 semester, 72 hours in all; 4 credits

Exams: Oral Examination