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經濟學專業英文寫作一二Academic English Writing for Economics
Time: Thursdays (四) 9:10 a.m. ~ 12:10 p.m. Social Science Campus (Room 28)
Instructor: Joseph Tao-yi Wang and Edison Chong-Hsien Chiou
中文課程簡介留学生论文网本課程旨在訓練研究生以英文撰寫經濟學期刊論文。課程內容包含基本英文寫作訓練,英文論文架構介紹,經典論文閱讀,以及
實際撰寫論文並投稿。學生也有機會學習如何用英文口頭報告自己的研究。
第一學期是奠定基本的英文寫作基礎,第二學期則是實際撰寫自己的期刊論文。第一學期的課程中,每週均有安排單字與文法進
度,上課時小考指定的內容。課堂上則介紹段落寫作技巧,以及與學術論文相關的五種英文作文文體,分別討論因果關係、過程、分
類、比較,以及議論。學生須撰寫三篇文章,並依教師的建議在完稿前做適度的修改。
第二學期則包含八個單元,每單元涵蓋期刊論文的某個篇章段落。每單元歷時兩週,包含兩小時的英文寫作技巧講述,兩小時的
經典閱讀討論,與兩小時的學生寫作作業討論。每週上課後,學生必須撰寫自己論文的相應段落,交由老師批改,老師並於隔週上課
的後兩小時逐一就學生的論文段落與所有學生一起討論。每週均有寫作作業,使得學生在期末可以完成一篇論文並投稿至某個學術期
刊。另外,學生也必須在課堂上就其論文作20 分鐘的英語口頭報告。
學生學習評量方式與評分標準如下:
1. 寫作作業(50%):繳交作業的期限為當週上完課之後的星期日午夜(上傳至CEIBA 的時間為準),逾期一律視為未交。
2. 課堂評量(50%):第一學期為課堂小考與期末評量,第二學期為英文口頭報告與期刊投稿 (期限為2010 年6 月25 日)。
3. 課堂出席與討論:上課無故不到每次扣總成績10%。
Course Objectives:
This course trains students to write a publishable article in economics. The course includes teaching fundamentals of English writing,
introducing the structure of a research paper, reading path-breaking papers in economics, and actually writing and submitting a research article to
a journal. Students will also learn how to make an oral presentation of their research in English.Course Description and Requirements:
The first semester focuses on English writing basics, and the second on research paper writing. In the first semester, vocabulary lists and
grammar review material will be assigned and quizzed weekly in class. Class lectures focus on writing techniques, including paragraph writing
and five different essay formats related to academic writing: cause/effect, process, classification, comparison/contrast, and argumentation.
Students will be required to write three essays and make appropriate revisions before submitting the final draft.#p#分页标题#e#
The second semester will consist of eight two-week blocks, each focusing on one aspect of academic writing in economics. Each block
consists of two hours of lecture on general writing techniques, two hours devoted to reading novel papers, and two hours on interactive
discussion of students’ own writing (homework assignments). These eight blocks include:
[A]Outline / Thesis Statement (論文大綱/賣點)
[B] Paragraph Writing / Summary (段落寫作/摘要整理)
[C]Article Writing / Introduction (導論)
[D]Data Collection Methods and Model (資料收集方法與理論模型)
[E] Results (研究結果)
[F] Discussion (結果討論)
[G]Conclusion (結論)
[H]Abstract (摘要)
Weekly writing assignments will be given to students. By the end of the term, these assignments can be combined into a research paper ready for
submission. In addition, students are required to give a 20-minute oral presentation of their paper.
Pre-Requisites:
Preliminary results on a specific topic in economics are required to enroll. Basic English composition ability, such as satisfactory grades in
“English Composition I (英文作文一)” is also required and will be tested in the first week (placement test).Evaluation:
1. Weekly writing assignments (50%): to be submitted before midnight on the following Sunday (via CEIBA). No late assignments
accepted.
2. Class Evaluation (50%): Quizzes and Final Evaluation in the Fall; English oral presentation and journal submission (due on June 25,
2010) in the Spring.
3. Attendance and class participation: 10% is deducted for each unaccounted absence
Textbooks:
For the Fall semester:
Oshima, Alice, and Hogue, Ann. 2006. Writing Academic English, 4th edition. NY: Pearson Education Inc. (東華)
Supplementary handouts.
For the Spring semester:
Swales, John M., and Christine B. Feak. 2004. Academic Writing for Graduate Students, 2nd edition. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
(文鶴)
Weissberg, Robert, and Suzanne Buker. 1990. Writing Up Research. London: Prentice Hall.
Supplementary handouts.
References:
Arnaudet, Martin L., and Barrett, Mary Ellen. 1990. Paragraph Development: a Guide for Students of English, 2nd edition. NJ: Prentice Hall
Regents.
Daiker, Donald A., Kerek, Andrew, and Morenberg, Max. 1990. The Writer’s Options: Combining to Composing, 4th edition. NY: Harper Collins.
Donald, Robert B., et al. 1996. Writing Clear Essays, 3rd edition. NJ: Prentice Hall Regents.
Langan, John. 2005. College Writing Skills, 6th edition. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Liao, Posen(廖柏森). 2008. Grammar for the Writing of English Research Paper(英文研究論文寫作:文法指引). Taipei: Jong-Wen Books(眾文圖書).
McCarthy, Michael, and O’Dell, Felicity. 2008. Academic Vocabulary in Use. NY: Cambridge University Press.#p#分页标题#e#
Smalley, Regina L., Mary K. Ruetten, and Joann Rishel Kozyrev. 2001. Refining Composition Skills: Rhetoric and Grammar, 5th edition. Boston:
Heinle & Heinle.
Strunk, William Jr., and White, E. B. 2005. The Elements of Style. NY: Penguin Press.
Tibbetts, Charlene, and Tibbetts, Arn. 1997. Strategies: a Rhetoric and Reader with Handbook, 5th edition. NY: Longman.
Tyner, Thomas E. 1996. College Writing Basics: a Progressive Approach, 4th edition. Belmont: Wadsworth Publishing Company.Academic English Writing for Economics 1: Fundamentals of English Writing
Week Date Weekly Test
AWL Sublist/Grammar
Grammar Review Unit Course Content Assignment
1 0917 N/A Course introduction Placement test
2 0924 N/A Punctuation & Mechanics Paragraph structure Chapter 1
3 1001 AWL 1 1. Articles Unity and coherence Chapter 2
4 1008 AWL 2 2. S-V Agreement Supporting details, Endnote Chapter 3
5 1015 AWL 3 3. Tenses & Aspects From paragraph to essay Chapter 4
6 1022 AWL 4 4. Gerunds & Infinitives From paragraph to essay Chapter 4
7 1029 AWL 1~4 5. Passive Voice Summary, paraphrase, plagiarism Chapter 8
8 1105 Grammar 1~5 6. Prepositions Process essays Chapter 5 Essay 1 -1st draft
9 1112 AWL 5 7. Relative Clauses Process essays Chapter 5 Essay 1 - revision
10 1119 AWL 6 8. Connectors Cause/effect essays Chapter 6 Essay 1 - final draft
11 1126 AWL 7 8. Connectors Cause/effect essays Chapter 6
12 1203 AWL 8 9. Correlative Conjunctions Classification Chapter 7 WCP Essay 2 - 1st draft
13 1210 AWL 5~8 10. Reducing Adverb Clauses Classification Chapter 7 WCP Essay 2 - revision
14 1217 Grammar 6~10 11. Reference Forms Comparison/contrast essays Chapter 7 Essay 2 - final draft
15 1224 AWL 9 12. Emphatic Structures Comparison/contrast essays Chapter 7
16 1231 AWL 10 13. Modal Verbs Argumentative essays Chapter 9 Essay 3 - 1st draft
17 0107 AWL 9~10 & Grammar 11~14 14. Comparatives & Superlatives Argumentative essays Chapter 9 Essay 3 - revision
18 0114 Final Evaluation Essay 3 - final draftAcademic English Writing for Economics 2: Research Paper Writing
Week Date Course Content assignment
1 0225 Course overview (1 hr); [AWEC] Article Structure / Outline / Thesis Statement / Free-writing (2 hr) HW 1: Paper Outline and Free-writing
2 0304 How to give an oral presentation / visualizing your results (2 hr); HW1 discussion (1 hr) ORAL: Presentation Slides
3 0311 [AWEC] Paragraph Writing / Summarizing / Paraphrasing / Information Flow (2 hr); HW1 discussion (1 hr) HW 2: Summary
4 0318 Oral presentations (2hr), HW2 discussion (1 hr)
5 0325 [AWEC] Article Writing / Writing the Introduction (2 hr); Introduction writing in economics (1 hr) HW 3: Introduction Section
6 0401 Sample introductions in economics (1 hr); HW3 discussion (2 hr)
7 0408 [AWEC] Describing Data Collection Methods and Model (2 hr); Methods in economics (1 hr) HW 4: Data Description and Model#p#分页标题#e#
Section
8 0415 Theoretical Predictions in economics (1 hr); HW4 discussion (2 hr)
9 0422 [AWEC] Writing Results (2 hr); Result Description in economics (1 hr) HW 5: Results Section
10 0429 Data commentary in economics (1 hr); HW5 discussion (2 hr)
11 0506 [AWEC] Writing Discussions (2 hr); Robustness Discussion in economics (1 hr) HW 6: Discussion Section
12 0513 Other Discussions in economics (1 hr); HW6 discussion (2 hr)
13 0520 [AWEC] Writing Conclusion (2 hr); Concluding remarks in economics (1 hr) HW 7: Conclusion Section
14 0527 Re-writing the Introduction (1 hr); HW7 discussion (2 hr) HW 8: Introduction Revision
15 0603 Sample introduction revisions in economics (1 hr); HW8 discussion (2 hr) FINAL PROJECT: First draft due
16 0610 [AWEC] Writing Abstract (2 hr); Abstract writing in economics (1 hr) HW 9: Abstract
http://www.ukthesis.org/thesis_sample/17 0617 The submission process in economics (1 hr); HW9 discussion and writing critiques (2 hr) FINAL PROJECT: Second draft due
18 0624 Final Presentation (3hr) FINAL PROJECT: submission proof due

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