World Word Web

ANS1406 ~ Integrated English Communication Skills, Winter 2018

Calendar / Class Notes / Resources
Please address all emails concerning this course to ans1406@worldwordweb.com
Schedule, Fall 2017: Saturdays, Jan 20th - April 14th , 9am - 1pm (till noon the 1st 3 weeks), B-3265, 3200 Jean-Brillant  
 
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See an overview of the course work

 

One: Jan 20th Two: Jan 27th Three: Feb 3rd
Introduction Our goals and obstacles problem with Studium lists, emails
Getting to Know Each Other Pronunciation basics, 93 words the verb system
  Learning to listen TED talks
  Fluency practice more from Chapter 1
  Chapter 1 93 commonly mispronounced words
  vocabulary: some ways to approach it  
     
     
Four: Feb 10th Five: Feb 17th Six: Feb 24th
vocabulary: give, take, and get   Midterm Exam (15%)
Simplify legal jaron?  

listening & speaking: 10%

common contractions   reading & writing: 5%
     
     
   

 

Seven: March 3rd Eight: March 10th Nine: March 17th
     
  No Class ~ Reading Week  
     
     
     
Ten: March 24th Eleven: March 31st Thirteen: April 14th
    Final Exam (30%)
   

listening & speaking: 20%

   

reading & writing: 10%

  Twelve: April 7th  
     
     
     
 

An overview of the course work, organized according to the grade parameters set by the department in the course plan.

  In class activities, project, and evaluation, 35% overall   Three types of writing, 10% overall

In class
Emails

Nine classes, not counting the 1st nor the exams. Mostly, you get these points if you are in class and do the activities; they will not all be collected and graded. 1
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Letters
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Paragraphs
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Project 2

Details to be announced. This will include TED talks and your own readings on whatever topic you chose.
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Evaluation 5

some quizzes, more for the exercise than for the grade

   
   
For both exams, all of the details will be announced before the exam; you will even get to see a preview. The exams evaluate your skill and understanding, not your memory -- so I will let you know exactly what you need to do beforehand.

Exercises, 5%   Midterm, listening and speaking, 10%
1 pronunciation list . . audio    
2 reading a text out loud    
3 explaining a word (Taboo)   Midterm, reading and writing, 5%
4 fluency practice    
5 free association   Final, listening and speaking, 20%
       
      Final, reading and writing, 10%
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
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