Academic English – Advanced 1

ACADEMIC ENGLISH ND01608-1
13:15-14:35 Monday
14:40-16:00 Wednesday
샬롬관 503

REQUIRED TEXT


Andrew K. English and Laura Monahon English.
NorthStar 4 – Reading & Writing.
(Pearson Education, 2017).
MyEnglishLab
Institution: 강남대학교
Course ID: HBH2-PFP7-7Q5U-3Z89

EVALUATION
10% Attendance
10% Participation
20% Unit Activities
5% MyEnglishLab
25% Unit Quizzes
15% Final Reading Exam
15% Final Writing Exam
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Final Grade

ATTENDANCE (10%)
PARTICIPATION (10%)
• 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% participation)
• Participation 1.1% is still deducted for excused absences.
• 10 absences = F

UNIT ACTIVITIES (20%)
• Combination of class activities and written assignments.
• Turn your writing assignments in on time and do your best.
• Ask and answer questions in class. Raise your hand for more points.
• 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 (25%)
• Focused on readings, 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 EXAMS (30%)
• Reading and Writing
• Covering sections from all four units studied.

SCHEDULE

MARCH 5-7
• Level placement exams
• Discuss syllabus, class rules, grades, warm-up activity

MARCH 12-28
• Unit 1 – Genius: Nature or Nurture?

APRIL 1
• MyEnglishLab Unit 1 Due

APRIL 2
• Unit 1 wrap-up and QUIZ

APRIL 4-18
• Unit 2 – Facing Life’s Obstacles

APRIL 22
• MyEnglishLab Unit 2 Due

APRIL 23
• Unit 2 wrap-up and QUIZ

APRIL 25 – MAY 14
• Unit 3 – Making Medical Decisions

MAY 7
• Substitute Holiday 대체공유일

MAY 15
• MyEnglishLab Unit 3 Due

MAY 16
• Unit 3 wrap-up and QUIZ

MAY 21 – June 4
• Unit 4 – Instinct or Intellect?

JUNE 6
• Memorial Day 현충일 — NO CLASS!

JUNE 10
• MyEnglishLab Unit 4 Due

JUNE 11
• Unit 4 wrap-up and QUIZ

JUNE 13
• 2018 Local Election Day 지방선거일 — NO CLASS!

JUNE 18
• Review for final exam
• Progress Exam

JUNE 20
• Final Reading Exam

JUNE 21, 2:40 pm
• Final Writing Exam