Academic English (2018-2) – Intermediate 12

ACADEMIC ENGLISH ND01606-12
09:00-10:15 Tuesday
13:15-14:30 Friday
샬롬관 607

REQUIRED TEXT

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Robin Mills and Laurie Frazier.
NorthStar 2 – Listening & Speaking, 4th Edition.
(Pearson Education, 2015).
MyEnglishLab
Institution: 강남대학교
Course ID: 3KYC-KRVX-HN7T-MPNX

EVALUATION
20% Attendance
15% Activities
5% MyEnglishLab
20% Unit Quizzes
20% Final Listening Exam
20% Final Speaking Exam
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Final Grade

ATTENDANCE (20%)
• Be in your seat at the beginning of class time.
• Once you are 40 minutes late, you will be marked absent.
• Three late arrivals = one absence
• One absence = minus 2.2% (1.1% attendance, 1.1% daily participation)
• 1.1% for daily participation is still deducted for excused absences.
• 10 absences = F

ACTIVITIES (15%)
• Class discussion and activities.
• Ask and answer questions in class. Raise your hand for more points.
• Points (1% of your grade) will be deducted each class period for the following:
– – inactivity during group discussions and class activities
– – excessive Korean
– – inappropriate behavior (e.g. sleeping, smartphone use)
• Be active. Effort is more important than ability.

MY ENGLISH LAB (5%)
• Finish all exercises per unit by the due date to receive points. See schedule below.

UNIT QUIZZES (20%)
• Focused on listenings, vocabulary, and grammar from each unit
• Absent on quiz day? Contact me as soon as possible about an excusal. Make up your quiz before next class.

FINAL LISTENING EXAM (20%)
• Comprehensive exams covering sections from all four units studied.

FINAL SPEAKING EXAM (20%)
• One-on-one speaking exam covering topics from all four units studied.

SCHEDULE

SEPT 4-7
• Level placement exams
• Discuss syllabus, class rules, grades, warm-up activity

SEPT 11-21
• Getting used to English again

SEPT 25
CHUSEOK – NO CLASS

SEPT 28 – OCT 12
• Unit 1 – Offbeat Jobs

OCT 9
HANGEUL DAY – NO CLASS

OCT 15
• MyEnglishLab Unit 1 Due

OCT 16
• Unit 1 wrap-up and QUIZ

OCT 19-30
• Unit 2 – Where Does the Time Go?

NOV 1
• MyEnglishLab Unit 2 Due

NOV 2
• Unit 2 wrap-up and QUIZ

NOV 6-16
• Unit 3 – A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

NOV 19
• MyEnglishLab Unit 3 Due

NOV 20
• Unit 3 wrap-up and QUIZ

NOV 23 – DEC 4
• Unit 4 – What Happened to Etiquette?

DEC 6
• MyEnglishLab Unit 4 Due

DEC 7
• Unit 4 wrap-up and QUIZ

DEC 11
• Review for final exams
• Progress Exam

DEC 14
• Final Listening Exam

DEC 18
• Final Speaking Exams

DEC 21 – 9:00 a.m.
• Final Speaking Exams