－Students can have a good command of the key language points and chunks regarding the following topics: Education, science and technology, important figures, literature, famous speech, cyberspace, world economy, life, culture and world events.
－Students can grasp the main idea and structure of the texts.
Objective on cross-culture communicative competence:
－Students can know more about culture concerning the related topics.
－Students can conduct a series of reading, listening, speaking and writing activities related to the theme of the unit topic, especially can present their unique ideas or demonstrate their provoking thoughts regarding the topics
Objective on English for academic purpose (EAP):
－Students can have a good command of English sentences types, paragraph, styles of writing－narration, description, exposition, argumentation.
－Students can write an abstract, resume/CV, research proposal, presentation in English based on the required format.
Objective on affective factors:
－Students can develop a particular interest and affections upon education, science and technology, literature, cyberspace, world economy, life and culture.
－Students can understand the real life picture of the modern people in terms of their sorrows, new norms, trends, anxieties, and so on.
－Students can develop a positive attitude towards the foreign culture and realize the mutual relation of the cultures and therefore figure out the significance of spreading our native culture through the foreign language as well.
－Students can develop their love for our country and responsibility to make their contributions to China’s development so that we can have much more discourse power on the world stage.