Please study the first part of this handout (most of you got it in class) - College and university system: the UK system. Read the text in B and prepare your answers to exercises 18.2 and 18.3.
For our next class, please prepare the pronunciation of the words on the 2nd page (Words of foreign origin; word formation and lexical stress and frequently mispronounced words.
Challenge yourselves!! Study the words from the AWL by the end of the semester! We will check your progress around mid-semester! If you take 1 sublist a week, you'll become an academic vocabulary expert by January - what a chance! Don't miss it!
Please finish the exercises on p.11 and take the texts in B as an example to help you write a short text about the thing you enjoy most about your studies.
Take the texts in exercise B as an example and write a short text about yourself.
Deadline: October 14, 23 p.m.
For October 22 prepare your answers to the exercise attached below.
Prepare the false friends exercise for October 29.
Start looking for a text/talk/lecture material that you will introduce in the form of a short presentation to your classmates. Prepare a handout with 10-15 keywords from the presentation with their definitions. I can multiply the handout for you if you send it in advance. The presentation dates will be assigned on October 29.
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For our next class on November 5, please find a scholarly text/lecture/video that you are going to present to your colleagues. Bring a copy or link or your notes to class - you are going to introduce your choice to me in a short individual in-class consultation. Also, I would like to draw your attention to the aforementioned Academic Word List challenge (See Topic 1!). We'll try a short in-class quiz comprising the first 3 sublists! GO FOR IT!!!
Homework for November 12: Challenge yourselves and master the first 4 academic wordlist sublists! http://www.englishvocabularyexercises.com/AWL/
A test is imminent!
Flashcards as an inspiration. Create your own set?
Helpful material for delivering presentations. Make sure you incorporate those top tips into your presentation. Presentation length: max 10 minutes+5 minutes for questions and answers.
No assignment for November 19. Enjoy the International Students Day!
Prepare your answers to exercises 3-6 and 3-8 for our next class on November 27.
For our next class on December 3 prepare your answers to the exercises attached below (handed out in class).
We are going to check the academic vocabulary handout during our class on December 10.
Academic Vocabulary in Use.
Study the words in the academic wordlist for a final test in moodle (to be prepared during the Christmas Break).
Merry Christmas, everyone!
Take this quiz in order to get a credit for the course.