|Semester||Spring Semester, 2021|
|Department||General Education Courses in Foreign Languages|
|Course Name||College English II|
|Prerequisite||College English I|
Class time will be devoted to activities that allow you to practice and interact in English. To successfully complete the course, you must prepare the assigned homework prior to class and, while in class actively participate in class discussions and pair/group work. Your final grades are determined by the following course components:
Your participation grade will be based on your attendance, homework preparation, and the contribution you make to the learning experience of others. Contribution includes your in-class questions to the instructor, insights and comments regarding class content, answers to the instructor’s questions, and reactions to other students’ contributions.
Oral presentations/projects (30%)
Written assignments (20%)
In addition to the periodic in-class and take-home writing exercises, there will be three written assignments:
All materials, including the readings, handouts, and information provided in class will potentially be included on mid-term and final exams.
The mid-term exam (10%) is a written test, and the final exam (15%) contains a written test and a speaking test. The written tests include vocabulary/grammar questions, a listening/reading section, and short writing tasks.
MOOCs quizzes (10%)
There will be four quizzes from MOOC Unit 4-6. By May 31, all four quizzes have to be done, and the best scores for each quiz will be counted toward this mark.
|Textbook & Reference|
Textbook: Perspectives 4 by Amanda Jeffries, Lewis Lansford, & Daniel Barber (2017). ISBN: 978-1-337-27715-0
BBC Learning English: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish
TED talks: https://www.ted.com/talks
English Grammar Online: https://www.ego4u.com/
Word Roots: https://www.learnthat.org/pages/view/roots.html
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