Course Info. LEVEL TWO. (Reading, Listening, Vocabulary, Grammar, Speaking) 70% of total level grade (Academic essay; grammar and vocabulary in practice) 30 % of total level grade. Tuition Hours. Objectives الأهداف. Three types of interwoven learning outcomes: Knowledge
Course Info LEVEL TWO
(Reading, Listening, Vocabulary, Grammar, Speaking) 70% of total level grade • (Academic essay; grammar and vocabulary in practice) 30%of total level grade
Objectives الأهداف • Three types of interwoven learning outcomes: • Knowledge • Skills (academic skills) • Disposition • Focus on practiceof skills through: • Repetition and recycling • Facilitative environment (e.g. Centres) for • practice opportunites • extra input • feedback • support (Page1, ECCOs, 2003, revised 2008)
First Week • Add/drop • students can request change of classes • some initial confusion, but will sort itself out • Introductory lessons • personal ideas or ideas from course coordinators • meaningful language activities • Take attendance • use the Banner system via e-services on UAEU website (check with buddy or colleagues how to do this) • if Banner not accessible, keep paper attendance
Level Two iBook • Level Two iBook-www.ugru.info/files • Grammar Book (if required) • Grammar apps for iPad
CGE • CGE = Computer Generated Exams • Will use vocabulary and grammar covered in class. • Week 0= Practice Exam • CGE given every three weeks. • Week 12 will cover all weeks 1-11 vocabulary and grammar
Exams • The Midterm and Final Exam will have two listening tasks and three reading tasks. • Midterm Listening - Played 2x • Lecture 2x • Dialogue 2x • Final Exam - Lecture 2x and dialogue 1x • Midterm and Final Reading One scanning section and two long readings (one is a preview)
Preview Readings • Sent out second week of term for midterm exam = 3 preview readings given- only one used. • Sent out after midterm exam for final exam • (Need to clarify if preview readings are the same for midterm and final) • One reading will never be seen before.
Course Work Grade • Teacher will create this. • Each worth 5%. • 1% of this will be a iPad CWG • Ideas - Speaking activities, out of class survey, iPad videos, create an audio book for a lower level.
Class Time • 2 hours of class time • 1 hour in a computer lab (quizzes created by me)