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  • Week 1: Introduction; Education Vocabulary and Reading

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    Introductions; Education vocabulary.

    Assignment for Week 2: Do the moodle activities and quizzes. Get a copy of the textbook (electronic or real-life): Brook-Hart, G., Jakeman, V. Complete IELTS Bands 5-6.5 (Students' Book), CUP, 2012. 

    Textbook activity: Read the text on culture shock on pp. 10-11 and prepare your answers to questions 1-13 in exercises 5+6. Get ready for an in-class discussion of culture shock.


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      Take this test to see whether you are ready to enrol in this course. If your grade is lower than 6 points, you should re-consider enrolment in this course or revise extensively from the following textbook: Brook-Hart, G., Jakeman, V. Complete IELTS Bands 4 -5 (Students' Book), CUP, 2012

    • Practice the most frequent academic vocabulary through these interactive online exercises. 

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      Match the collocations 1-9 with their meaning (a-i)

    • Read the following article and answer the related questions in the test below.

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      Answer these statements based on the text on the differences between distance or face-to-face learning.

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      Answer the following questions. Write 220-250 words.

      Q: How has teaching and learning transformed over the past couple of years? Describe your personal experience. Is there anything positive the forced lockdown and distance learning has brought to higher education? Do you do a significant amount of online learning? What does online learning mean to you?

      Before you write your text, read the following article: https://www.theguardian.com/transforming-higher-education/2024/jan/31/high-quality-flexible-learning-from-tech-savvy-teachers-what-students-really-want-from-the-university-experience

      Deadline: Feb 26, 11 p.m.

      React to one of your colleague's texts. Choose one that has not yet been taken.

      Deadline: Feb 29, 11 p.m.