Vision and Philosophy
The Department of English for Global Communication, established in 2001, is under the College of Human Science and Social Innovation. Based on our school’s motto “Begin from oneself, extend benevolence to all”, in accordance with the educational objectives of our school and college, and consulting with the opinions of our department’s counselors and experts from industries, governments and academia, this department corresponds with the developmental trends of English profession and cultivates professionals of English teaching, international business, and tourism with global vision.

 

With a view to cultivating students’ employment competitiveness, in addition to basic curricula of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and translation, we also established two modules of curriculum: English teaching and professional English. Our department also unites with other departments to offer such interdisciplinary programs as English leader and guide program, children English program, and cultural tourism program. Furthermore, to deepen the learning synergy of transver-sal connection to focus on English communication and translation competency needed in the workplace, our students are
encouraged to apply for the programs of minors, double majors and second specialty.

 

For years, our department has been recommending and sending dozens of students with the subsidy of the Ministry of Education abroad, such as the United States, Japan, Korea, Thailand for student exchange and dual degree programs. In addition, our department signed faculty and students’ mutual exchange agreements with Humber College of Canada to deepen students’ cross-cultural perspective and vision.

 

Highlights and Accolades

(一)加重培養專業化與多元化的英語專業人才:

In curriculum planning, we divide our department-based curriculum into “English Teaching” and “Professional English,” and strengthen the elective courses that develop the two modules. Furthermore, we collaborate with other departments, plan the interdisciplinary integrated programs provided for students to choose from in order to enrich their knowledge and competence, and strengthen their specific specialties. Not only can students learn with expertise, but they can also analyze and assess things objectively, possess the competence of well-rounded thinking, induction, integration and problem-solving, with a view to adapt to the ever-changing business environment.

()課程強調理論與實務之結合:

To achieve the educational objective of “learning for practice” of the Technological and Vocational Education, we enliven teaching content with related courses, academic-industrial cooperation, English projects and software and hardware to achieve the goal of combining the theory of “unity of knowledge and action” with professional skills. To highlight the practice-oriented feature of the Technological and Vocational Education, we request students to be sensitive to industrial trends. Field trips to business operation deepen students’ understanding, help students with personal course selection plan, and train practical and profession talents for the industry. Furthermore, inviting industrial specialists into class to teach or speak enhances the opportunities of connecting our students with industries. We also hold a variety of practical seminars, academic lectures and extension education, engaging in diverse project researches, actively exchanging with community industries, in hope that students can creatively apply theories and knowledge to real workplace career. Hence, student can understand and experience the importance of teamwork and interpersonal relationship.

()重視學術研究與產學合作:

Besides teaching and counseling students, our teachers take the cultivation and performance presentation of academic research seriously to elevate research competence. Exchange with the business industry strengthens teachers’ academic research and enhance the level of academic-industrial cooperation. Furthermore, we aim at working on practical projects and executing thesis projects. Our teachers actively encourage and advise students to apply for “MOST College Student Research Projects” and thesis presentation.

()強化學生的創意思考與創業能力;並鼓勵學生出國至姊妹校進行學術交流,以培育國際觀:

To comply with our school’s development feature of creative thinking and the coming of knowledge economy era, we meticulously plan “English Teaching Module” and “Professional English Module” to encourage students to participate in creative and startup activities and develop students’ competence of problem solving, innovative thinking and startup planning. In the future, we will engage in interdisciplinary collaboration more actively with other departments, encourage students to study abroad, explore English practicum sites for students, cultivate students’ diverse competence of professional English and expand their global vision.

 

Highlights and Accolades

專業英文詞彙PVQC中區區域賽及全國賽,本系參賽學生全數得獎,榮獲大專院校組專業級觀光類前三名。2.榮獲教育部補助學海飛颺暨其他獎助學金出國研習達30餘件。3.多位系友任職新加坡樟宜機場地勤人員。4. 多位系友錄取北京大學及中興大學等國內外研究所。5. 獲得勞動部補助英語領隊導遊人員就業學程。

1.Students of the Department of English for Global Communication were awarded top three prizes in the categories of Hospitality & Tourism, Culinary, Business and Management (Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential) in Central Taiwan District and National Championship.

2.Students were awarded the Ministry of Education grants and other scholarships to study abroad and participate overseas camps.

3.A number of graduates serve ground crew in Singapore Changi Airport.

4.A number of graduates are admitted to domestic and foreign graduate school, including Peking University, National Chung Hsing University, Feng Chia University and others.

5.We obtained the subsidy of the Ministry of Labor to provide students with English leader and guide staff employment courses.

The curriculum of the Department of English for Global Communication is focused on guiding students to English language fluency in speaking, reading, and writing. Students also develop additional professional skills for careers in teaching or business, depending on the concentration they choose. HungKuang is unique in its emphasis on a comprehensive humanistic education. Therefore, students develop a strong liberal arts foundation that sets them apart from their peers.