This course offers an effective way of listening and speaking in English. Students are required to attend all classes and give a presentation in English (5min). All texts are read in English, and discussion and presentations are conducted in English.
The chief objective of the course is to improve students’ skills in listening and speaking in English. By listening to various interviews and talks, students will be able to comprehend academic issues presented in English. Through preparing and delivering the required presentation, students will study how to respond to questions from audiences and hold the audiences’ attention with visual information.
Class 1 General Introduction to the Course
Class 2 Unit 1 Social networks
Class 3 Unit 3 Stories
Class 4 Unit 5 Challenges
Class 5 Unit 6 Into the future
Class 6 Unit 7 Getting along
Class 7 Students’ Presentations
Class 8 Students’ Presentations
Class 9 Unit 8 Food science
Class 10 Unit 9 Success and happiness
Class 11 Unit 10 Going places
Class 12 Unit 11 Culture
Class 13 Unit 12 Ability
Class 14 Summary
Class 15 Final Exam
Viewpoint Level 1: student’s book
(Cambridge University Press)
The course evaluation is based on attendance, participation in discussion, a presentation and final exam.