This course will focus on listening and public speaking skills. Students will learn how to discuss a topic and to voice their opinion in a logical way. The course will deal with a variety of contemporary topics. By the end of the course students should feel confident speaking in front of their peers.
2 Unit 1: For News Resisters, No News is Good News.
3 Unit 2: The Achilles Heel.
4 Unit 3: Early to Bed, Early to Rise.
5 Unit 4: The Eye of the Storm.
6 Unit 5: You will Be This Land.
8 Unit 6: It’s Better to Give than to Receive.
9 Unit 7: Emotional Intelligence.
10 Unit 8: Goodbye to the Sit-Down Meal.
11 Unit 9: Finding a Niche: The Lives of Young Immigrants.
12 Unit 10: Technology: A Blessing or a Curse
14 Final Exam.
Ferree, Tess, Sanabria, Kim. North Star High Intermediate Listening and Speaking. Longman, 2003.
20% Class Participation, 80% Tests.
Students should come prepared and have an interest in English.