Goals and Core Competencies

  1. To develop basic language and intercultural communication skills in the language(s) chosen.
  2. To promote the knowledge of Europe in Taiwan.
  3. To develop students' basic understanding of the social organization underlying European cultures.
  4. To strengthen students' abilities to introduce aspects of their own culture to members of foreign cultures.
  5. To strengthen students' skills in reflective critical thinking.
  6. To strengthen interaction between students through collaborative learning activities.
Core Competencies
  1. To have the skills needed to understand and use everyday expressions and very basic phrases to express concrete needs.
  2. To have the skills needed to introduce oneself and others, ask and answer questions about personal details such as place of residence, acquaintances and possessions.
  3. To have skills needed to interact with others in a simple way, provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  4. To have skills needed to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geo5.
  5. To have skills needed to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  6. To have skills needed to describe in simple terms aspects of one's own background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.