The School of Foreign Languages and Cultures aims to cultivate outstanding talents with expertise in foreign languages, and strives to equip students with the following core competences:
1. foreign language proficiency in reading, writing, listening, speaking and translation;
2. expertise in foreign languages and knowledge of foreign cultures and literatures;
3. cross-cultural communicative competence;
4. broad world vision.
1. Department of English Language and Literature
The objective of the Department of English Language and Literature is to develop students’ language ability with basic training courses focusing on practical English. The curriculum is designed to improve students’ listening, speaking, reading, writing and translating abilities so that they are equipped with language aptitude and specialties in related fields for future careers. The main goal of the department is to fulfill both cultural and social functions of college education with English teaching in both language and culture
2. Department of Japanese Language and Culture
The Japanese Language and Culture stresses to foster students' abilities in Japanese Language skills, deeper understanding to the Japanese culture and affairs, and also bring up students' international vision, promote the talent for the culture exchange between Taiwan and Japan.
3. Department of German Language and Culture
The Department of German Language and Culture aims to develop students’ skills of German listening, speaking, reading, writing, and translation. Students acquire knowledge of German culture, society, trade and economy, to expand their international view and cross-cultural cognition. For graduate program, we aim to cultivate students to be researchers in German cultural studies.
4. Language Center
We are responsible for: teaching English to all non-English majors, managing the school’s language classroom equipment, and providing various self-access foreign language learning activities.