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Course Content

"MOOCs" stands for "Massive Open Online Courses." To provide high school students with both simultaneous/ unsimultaneous learning experience and to help students have a control over their learning, Center for the Development of Language Teaching and Research/Department of Foreign Languages and Literature of Asia University (Taiwan) has developed these series of materials with video and free download texts.

Leaners can choose to start with the topics they like and move on while interacting with their learning partners online.

All topics are theme-based with task-based activities embedded. The themes can be categorized into: 1. Holidays, 2. Global Issues, and 3. Food.

 
1-1 Dragon-Boat Day Movie Handout
1-2 Mid-Autumn Festival Movie Handout
1-3 Holidays for Tough Guys Movie Handout
1-4 Holiday in the Renaissance Movie Handout
2-1 Global Warming Movie Handout
2-2 Nuclear Power Movie Handout
2-3 Renewable Energy Movie Handout
3-1 Food Movie Handout
3-2 Restaurant Movie Handout
3-3 Recipe Movie Handout

 Take a look of the videos via the link provided. After the warm up, you are highly recommended to read the texts and complete the exercise in order to have a thorough understanding of the topics. Now, let's start your learning journey in Asia MOOCs.
「 Cross-Cultural Communication」
 

Cross-cultural Communication

Unit

Theme

Link

1

Gift Exchanging

Conversation:  https://youtu.be/9qcw84dGfEI

Lecture:  https://youtu.be/eL9qxkeJK4Y

Vocabulary Review:  https://youtu.be/bsTgxtRn6mk

Others:  https://youtu.be/AXLSV6aaicw

2

Language Taboo

Conversation:  https://youtu.be/ImiZKg_LVKw

Lecture:  https://youtu.be/q77sRLWutCU

Vocabulary Review:  https://youtu.be/V1qDPpBqYKw

3

Body Language

Conversation:  https://youtu.be/k6XTQrcPtzQ

Lecture:  https://youtu.be/Ll54Zfp1sZo

Vocabulary Review:  https://youtu.be/1kXBlVvVIbY

4

International Etiquettes: Table Manners

Conversation:  https://youtu.be/UcaKxaAHVWQ

Lecture:  https://youtu.be/rnpBdYpRwcw

Vocabulary Review:  https://youtu.be/Y51LkYFVv0w

Others:  https://youtu.be/IfcRHLDJlzA

5

International Etiquettes: Dress Code

Conversation:  https://youtu.be/cvH97YtC7_g

Lecture:  https://youtu.be/60KJ-ExA1EM

Vocabulary Review:  https://youtu.be/H07Va3jvL5Q

6

Religion Around the Globe

Conversation:  https://youtu.be/k3CC-Jup7iE

Lecture:  https://youtu.be/22oV_Mc69IE

Vocabulary Review:  https://youtu.be/ZKtSVg9ljF0