Monthly Archives: August 2015

Advanced Conversation – Week 2 – August 31st

Video Assignments. Read the directions in the document file. Please record your video (1-130 mins in length) then post it on to Youtube. Then, email me the link before Wed 1159pm. Do not set it to ‘private’. If you do I cannot see it. Noone else will see the youtube clip – only you and me ^^ cbskesl@gmail.com

After you register you should complete Unit 1 in the book. Also by Wednesday 2nd, 1159pm.

Unit 1- Some extra grammar advice from the BBC website.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02zb97k

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/intermediate/unit-15/session-2?ocid=socialflow_twitter

Real Life English

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/intermediate/unit-1/session-4

Activity 1 Haggling in English

Practice- http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/intermediate/unit-1/session-4/activity-2

Idioms in English –

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Reading and Composition August 31st Update

This week we will focus on-

FWT 1 – Witness

FWT 1 Witness

r-and-c-spring-2015-paragraph-writing-checklist

Brainstorming_Processes_for_Process_Essay_Writing (1)

R and C August 31st wk1

Reading and Composition Fall 2015

contact-info-and-schedule-office-hours-Fall2015

classroom-rules-fall2015

R & C 2 2015 Upload Syllabus edit

Useful links and videos for R

For FWT –

R and C Fall 2015 intro

Business Presentation – Fall 2015

https://prezi.com/m-nequjsh7ni/class-details/

BizPrez Student Syllabus Fall 15

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contact-info-and-schedule-office-hours-Fall2015

Speech Topics

Speech #1: Solo Business Person or Idea of Note

Speech #2: Pair Storyboard Korean drama pitch

Midterm Speech: Solo Social Justice Topic or Environmental Topic

Speech #3: Pair Infomercial

Speech #4: Solo Photo Exhibition

Final Speech: Solo Event Planning

First Speeches September 8, 10, 15.

Week

Day 1

Day 2

CONTENT

HOMEWORK

1

8/25

8/27

Course Introduction

Class Speech #1 Workshop

Skills Review/Textbook

Lecture; Group

discussion

Textbook

2

9/1

9/3

Class Speech #1 Workshop

Skills Review/Textbook

Class Speech #1 Workshop

Lecture; Group work; presentations; feedback

Ongoing speech preparation

3
9/8
9/10

9/8/10

Class Speech #1

Class Speech #1

Lecture; Group work; presentations; feedback

Ongoing speech preparation

Advanced Conversation Fall 2015 – Syllabus Details

There are still one or two technical problems right now with the new Touchstone website. Do not register your textbooks until I say “OK”. It should be fixed in a day or two. Until then, just hang tight!

Class Details

https://prezi.com/m-nequjsh7ni/edit/?auth_key=mry2x9o&follow=z4lag3upo0rj

Class Syllabus Details

https://prezi.com/onn3p63sv8h0/advanced-conversation-fall-2014/

Advanced Conversation Syllabus – Fall 2015

adv conv fall 2015 assignments

Video Assignments Fall 2015

contact-info-and-schedule-office-hours-Fall2015

classroom-rules-fall2015

Students_howtoregister_Touchstone_revised

Class Code- mrcbsk2015

You will need to register your textbook ASAP. You should buy it from the school bookstore as it’s cheaper there. You cannot use a copy of this book. Each student needs their own activation code.

Any questions just ask me. I hope that we can enjoy this coming semester together. Relax and smile!

Craig