Academic English – Advanced 1 (2019-1)

ACADEMIC ENGLISH ND01612-01
10:25-11:40 Monday
09:00-10:15 Thursday
샬롬관 308

REQUIRED TEXT


Andrew K. English and Laura Monahon English.
NorthStar 4 – Reading & Writing.
(Pearson Education, 2017).
MyEnglishLab
Institution: 강남대학교
Course ID: PVU3-9TMC

EVALUATION
20% Attendance
20% Unit Activities
5% MyEnglishLab
25% Unit Quizzes
15% Final Writing Exam
15% Final Cumulative Exam
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Final Grade

ATTENDANCE (20%)
• Class begins on time.
• 40 minutes late = absence
• Three late arrivals = one absence
• One absence = minus 2.2%
• Minus 1.1% for excused absences (출석인정) taken from Unit Activities
• 10 absences = F

UNIT ACTIVITIES (20%)
• 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%)
• Cumulative and Writing
• Covering sections from all four units studied.

SCHEDULE

MARCH 4
• Level Test

MARCH 7
• Discuss syllabus, class rules, grades, warm-up activity

MARCH 11 – 28
• Unit 1 – Genius: Nature or Nurture?

MARCH 27
• MyEnglishLab Unit 1 Due

MARCH 28
• Unit 1 wrap-up and QUIZ

APRIL 1 – 22
• Unit 2 – Facing Life’s Obstacles

APRIL 21
• MyEnglishLab Unit 2 Due

APRIL 22
• Unit 2 wrap-up and QUIZ

APRIL 25 – MAY 16
• Unit 3 – Making Medical Decisions

MAY 6
• Children’s Day Observed — NO CLASS!

MAY 15
• MyEnglishLab Unit 3 Due

MAY 16
• Unit 3 wrap-up and QUIZ

MAY 20 – June 10
• Unit 4 – Instinct or Intellect?

JUNE 6
• Memorial Day — NO CLASS!

JUNE 9
• MyEnglishLab Unit 4 Due

JUNE 10
• Unit 4 wrap-up and QUIZ

JUNE 13
• Review for final exam
• Progress Test

JUNE 17
• Final Writing Exam

JUNE 20
• Final Cumulative Exam