Academic English – Advanced 3

ACADEMIC ENGLISH ND01608-3
16:05-17:25 Tuesday
11:50-13:10 Thursday
경천관 309

REQUIRED TEXT


Andrew K. English and Laura Monahon English.
NorthStar 4 – Reading & Writing.
(Pearson Education, 2017).
MyEnglishLab
Institution: 강남대학교
Course ID: WY2U-C9FK-BQAO-3G3L

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 6-8
• Level placement exams
• Discuss syllabus, class rules, grades, warm-up activity

MARCH 13-29
• Unit 1 – Genius: Nature or Nurture?

APRIL 2
• MyEnglishLab Unit 1 Due

APRIL 3
• Unit 1 wrap-up and QUIZ

APRIL 5-19
• Unit 2 – Facing Life’s Obstacles

APRIL 23
• MyEnglishLab Unit 2 Due

APRIL 24
• Unit 2 wrap-up and QUIZ

APRIL 26 – MAY 10
• Unit 3 – Making Medical Decisions

MAY 14
• MyEnglishLab Unit 3 Due

MAY 15
• Unit 3 wrap-up and QUIZ

MAY 17 – June 5
• Unit 4 – Instinct or Intellect?

MAY 22
• Buddha’s Birthday 석가탄신일 — NO CLASS!

JUNE 6
• MyEnglishLab Unit 4 Due

JUNE 7
• Unit 4 wrap-up and QUIZ

JUNE 12
• Review for final exam
• Progress Exam

JUNE 14
• Final Reading Exam

JUNE 19
• Final Writing Exam