Topic outline

  • October 1 - October 8

    Introductions; University vocabulary.

    Assignment for October 8: Do the moodle activities and quizzes. Get ready for an in-class discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of online learning.

    Textbook preparation: 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.

  • October 9 - October 15

    Unit 1

  • October 16 - October 22

    Unit 2 - This week we managed to cover most of Unit 2, apart from the essay writing exercise on pp. 24-26 which will be covered on October 22. Please make sure you check the word-formation rules on p.100 as well as the key grammar of this unit, countable and uncountable knowns, on p. 102. Do exercises 3+4 on p.25 and check with the key. Do Unit 1 and 2 review on pp.26-27 and check with the key. Prepare questions regarding anything you find puzzling. Then we can take the advertised short in-class revision test. If you cannot come to class, you will take the test via moodle.

  • October 23 - October 29

    Revision of Units 1+2. Essay writing session. 

    Homework for October 29: Unit 3: Read the article on pp. 30+31 and prepare your answers to questions 1-14.

  • October 30 - November 5

    Unit 3 - Listening, pp.28-29. Present perfect/Past simple.

    • November 13 - November 19

      Revision Units 3+4; Unit 5

      • December 11 - December 17

        Revision Units 1-8