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BA in English

English News Reading

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English News Reading

Course Description


Course Title: English News Reading

Course Prerequisites: An Integrated English Course 1- 3Reading Course 1-3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 32

Lecture Hours: 32

Experiment/Computer Hours: 0

Credit: 2.0

Major: English


Course Description:

English News Reading introduces events, issues and trends around the world, which help English learners acquire the latest information and knowledge. The language used in news articles forms a rich source of commonly applied vocabulary and expressions. Reading news articles will definitely provide English learners with a good opportunity to enhance their reading skills. Furthermore, the course is designed to introduce cultural and linguistic phenomena such as different journalism genres, journalism ethics and features. English News Reading is an elective course for English undergraduates.


Textbooks and Course Materials:

1. 张健. 新编英语报刊选读 [M]. 北京: 外语教学与研究出版社, 2013.(Zhang Jian A New Selection of English Newspaper & Magazine Articles. Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2013)

2. 端木义万. 美英报刊阅读教程/第三版. 南京: 南京大学出版社. 2012. (Duanmu Yiwan. Reading Course in American and British News Publications (3rd Edition). Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2012.)

2. 周学艺, 袁宪军. 美英报刊文章选读(上、下册)/第四版. 北京: 北京大学出版社. 2009. (Zhou Xueyi, Yuan Xianjun. Selected Articles from American and British Newspapers and Magazines (4th Edition). Beijing: Peking University Press, 2009.)

Written by: Cao Le


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