Academic English (2018-2) – Intermediate 2

ACADEMIC ENGLISH 0D01611-2
17:30-20:00 Friday
샬롬관 503

REQUIRED TEXT

NorthStar4thEd_L&S2.jpg
Robin Mills and Laurie Frazier.
NorthStar 2 – Listening & Speaking, 4th Edition.
(Pearson Education, 2015).
MyEnglishLab
Institution: 강남대학교
Course ID: NAHX-AYHR-WMCA-399P

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 5% (2.5% attendance, 2.5% daily participation)
• 2.5% for daily participation is still deducted for excused absences.
• 5 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 7
• Level placement exams
• Discuss syllabus, class rules, grades, warm-up activity

SEPT 14-21
• Getting used to English again

SEPT 28 – OCT 5
• Unit 1 – Offbeat Jobs

OCT 11
• MyEnglishLab Unit 1 Due

OCT 12
• Unit 1 wrap-up and QUIZ

OCT 12-26
• Unit 2 – Where Does the Time Go?

OCT 25
• MyEnglishLab Unit 2 Due

OCT 26
• Unit 2 wrap-up and QUIZ

NOV 2-9
• Unit 3 – A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

NOV 15
• MyEnglishLab Unit 3 Due

NOV 16
• Unit 3 wrap-up and QUIZ

NOV 16-30
• Unit 4 – What Happened to Etiquette?

NOV 29
• MyEnglishLab Unit 4 Due

NOV 30
• Unit 4 wrap-up and QUIZ

DEC 7
• Review for final exams
• Progress Exam
• Final Listening Exam

DEC 14
• Final Speaking Exams