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.
Match the collocations 1-9 with their meaning (a-i)
Read the following article and answer the related questions
Answer these statements based on the text on the differences between distance or face-to-face learning.
Answer the following questions. Do not write more than 250 words.
Q: How do you think teaching will change in the future? Will distance learning become the most common kind of learning in the future?
Do the vocabulary exercises on p. 12 in our textbooks. Then complete these questions with problem or trouble.
Do the vocabulary exercises on p. 12 in our textbooks. Then complete these questions with affect or effect.
Read the article on pp. 18 and 19 and answer the questions in exercise 7 on p. 19. Do not write more than 250 words. Deadline: October 14, 23 pm. After you publish your ideas, choose 1 of your colleagues' answers and react to it (again, no more than 250 words). 2nd deadline: October 21.
Prepare for our next session (October 15).
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.
Study the rules for word formation on pp. 100-101. Do exercise 4 on p.21 and then complete the sentences in this quiz using the correct form of the word in the brackets.
Prepare your answers to the attached exercises so that we can check them together in class (Oct 22).
If you missed the class on October 22, do the test and check it with the key.
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.
This website offers brilliant tools for essay writing and generally Ielts preparation.
Write an essay of 220-250 words. You can choose either the topic on p. 25, exercise 8 or the following topic (the one from homework exercise):
Some people say that in the modern world it is very difficult for people to have a healthy lifestyle. Others, however, say that it is easy for people to be healthy and fit if they want to be.
Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your knowledge and experience.
Deadline: October 29, 11 p.m.
Name your uploaded file like this: essay1_Name
Don't forget to set your document language into English - to prevent spelling mistakes.
Don't forget to organize your ideas in paragraphs (3-5). Indent the first line of each paragraph OR insert a space between the paragraphs.
Unit 3 - Listening, pp.28-29. Present perfect/Past simple.
Revision Units 3+4; Unit 5
Revision Units 1-8