Undergraduate Program 2018-08-31T16:11:31+00:00

The Purpose of Establishment

The cradle of bilingual workplace elites

The aim of the Department of Foreign Languages and Applied Linguistics is to train and cultivate students with professional English and Japanese language skills, along with cross-cultural understanding, communication competence, independent analytic and critical thinking skills, and spirits of teamwork and professionalism. Each course is specially designed with considerations of the current social pulse and industrial development to strengthen students’ competitiveness, allowing them to be the elite in the workplace, or professionals in language teaching or academic research.

Features

    The department offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs with suitable courses planned accordingly to the students’ needs and characteristics. The programs are designed to strengthen students’ English and Japanese language skills, and also their language analytical and applicational skills, in hope that students will have the core competitiveness in language teaching, translation, interpretation, and professional language skills. for various academic or industrial occupations. The department’s features are listed below:

  1. Language skills

The courses design aims at improving students’ English and Japanese language proficiency and emphasizes practical language application training. The Whole Language concept is used in English language training by combining listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the courses. Aside from the normal courses, students are required to do extra-curricular reading by finishing 200 simple English books within two years and write 200 short essays regarding the books. On Japanese, freshmen will start from the basic Gojūon (Japanese alphabets) and later advance on that foundation. Junior and senior students are required to read 100 Japanese short essays or illustrations and write short essays.

  1. Specialized courses

The aim of specialized courses is to enrich students with professional linguistic quality, with courses such as fundamental linguistics, language teaching, culture, literature and so on. On language practicum, courses such as translation (including oral interpretation), language for specific purposes (LSP) (e.g.: Business English and Japanese; English for the workplace; journalistic English; tourism Japanese, etc.) are available for students to apply their knowledge and integrate with the industrial workplace.

Lesson Plan

大一:英文、跨文化溝通、語言與文化、日語、日語聽解與表達、英文課外閱讀

大二:進階英文、西洋文學概論、英美文學、日語、日語演說、日語習作、語言學概論、翻譯概論、英文課外閱讀。

大三、大四:(演說與辯論、職場英語、英語溝通技巧、英語簡報技巧、商務溝通、新聞英文、商用英文、閱讀與討論等課程)最少選12學分、日本研究、寫作實務、日文課外閱讀。

除全校共同必修課程外,本系大學部分英、日文組,分組必修課程如下:

    • 英文組課程地圖

    • 日文組課程地圖

Writing Practicum

    To develop students’ ability to apply writing skills in practice, students are required to choose a topic for writing practicum as their graduation goal from the second semester of the third year  until the first semester of the fourth year. The practicum should be completed with only English or Japanese, while each student will individually receive a year of training from an instructor, and present their work in a presentation or an exhibition. The contents of the practicum are divided as follows:

  1. Academic paper writing
  2. ob-related writings, e.g.: market research, specialized survey analysis report, etc.
  3. Teaching material editing (Teacher’s manual editing included)
  4. Translation.

Internship (Relevant regulations can be seen in Yuan Ze University Foreign Languages and Applied Linguistics Department Internship Policy)

Introduction of Lesson

本系學生須修畢130個學分(詳細畢業學分請參考各年級修業規定)始得畢業, 一至四年級課程皆規劃了嚴格的聽、說、讀、寫語言訓練,教學採小班教學, 以提升學生運用英語與日語的能力。三年級開始,學生可自由選擇英文組或日 文組課程為其分組必修科目,使得將所學之外語能力,進一步擴展到未來的專 業領域中。本系的課程不但能為本系畢業學生在學術與職業上提供廣泛的選擇 機會,而且也能提升本校其他科系學生的外語能力。

本系自91學年度起設定外語檢定畢業門檻,要求學生需達到英語TOEFL、GEPT 、IELTS、TOEIC以及日語能力測驗等檢定成績達規定分數以上始可畢業。 另外,為了讓每位學生都能受到老師的關心,本系採用家族導師制,且提供專業實習機會、 設立課後輔導制度。學期中、學期末聖誕節、萬聖節等節日舉辦各項語言學習成果發表活動, 培養學生的團隊精神與語言應用能力。

本系課程設計結構如下:

一、共同必修課程:(21學分)

國文、英文、歷史、民主倫理與法治、國防研究、體育、服務學習等全校共同必修課程。

二、通識教育科目:(10學分)

分有自然科學、社會科學、人文藝術與生命科學四大領域。(本系學生必修「自我經營與生涯發展」社會科學,2學分)

三、系必修課程:(63學分)

◎大一:英文、跨文化溝通、語言與文化、日語、日語聽解與表達、英文課外閱讀。
◎大二:進階英文、西洋文學概論、英美文學、日語、日語演說、日語習作、語言學概論、翻譯概論、英文課外閱讀。
◎大三、大四:(演說與辯論、職場英語、英語溝通技巧、英語簡報技巧、 商務溝通、新聞英文、商用英文、閱讀與討論等課程)最少選12學分、日本研究、寫作實務、日文課外閱讀。

四、分組必修課程:(英文組、日文組必選1組)

◎英文組(19學分):
英文筆譯實務、英文口譯、英文筆譯、翻譯研究、社會語言學、言談分析、專業語文概論、
進階日語。
◎日文組 (19學分):
日語、日文筆譯、日語溝通技巧、日本文學導讀、日語簡報技巧、日語口譯、日語句法導論。

五、選修課程(英文組至少選修17學分、日文組至少選修17學分):

進階英文筆譯、外語習得概論、英語教學理論及方法、英語教材與活動設計、英語簡報技巧、基礎英語口譯、英語口譯實務、語言分析導論、英語語言與文化、劇場藝術、電腦影像處理、多媒體概論、語文電腦輔助教學設計與習作、西洋文學專題(分戲劇、小說、詩、莎士比亞、兒童文學)、英文商用書信寫作、商務溝通、日本語言學概論、新聞日文、日本社會、日本文化、日本社會語言學、商用日文、進階日語聽解、商用日文寫作等。

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