Academic English

Syllabus (.docx)

Week 0

Aug 23rd-Aug 27th

Learning Objectives:

  • Prepare for entry test over a wide variety of topics.

Week 1

Aug 30th-Sep 3rd

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Learning Objectives:

  • Prepare for entry test over a wide variety of topics.

Week 2

Sep 6th-Sep 10th

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  • Unit 1: Communicating

Learning Objectives:

  • LO 1: Students will be able to introduce themselves and share key details about themselves in English.
  • LO 2: Students will be able to use conversation openers to being a conversation.
  • LO 3: Students will smoothly end active conversations.
  • LO 4: Students will be introduced to the International Phoenetic Alphabet and use it to sound out new vocabulary.

Week 3

Sep 13th-Sep 17th

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  • LO 2: Students will be able to use conversation openers to being a conversation.
  • LO 3: Students will smoothly end active conversations.

Week 4

Sep 20th-Sep 24th

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  • Unit 2: Countries and Cultures

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  • LO 6: Research a foreign university and deliver an oral presentation on that foreign university.

Week 5

Sep 27th-Oct 1st

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Week 6

Oct 11th-Oct 15th

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  • LO 7: Deliver an oral presentation on a foreign university.
  • LO 8: Construct a reasonable argument for the side opposite to one's own beliefs.

Week 7

Oct 18th-Oct 22nd

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  • Unit 3: Modern Lifestyles: Sport and Leisure

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  • LO 9: Engage in impromptu dialogue.

Week 8

Oct 25th-Oct 29th

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Week 9

Nov 1st-Nov 5th

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Week 10

Nov 8th-Nov 12th

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  • Unit 4: Journeys and Travel

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Week 11

Nov 15th-Nov 19th

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Week 12

Nov 22nd-Nov 26th

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Week 13

Nov 29th-Dec 3rd

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  • Unit 5: Living Things

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Week 14

Dec 6th-Dec 10th

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Week 15

Dec 13th-Dec 17th

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Week 16

Dec 20th-Dec 24th

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  • Unit 6: Technology

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Week 17

Dec 27th-Dec 31st

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Week 18

Jan 3rd-Jan 7th

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Week 19

Jan 10th-Jan 14th

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Week 2

Sep 6th-Sep 10th

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  • Unit 1: Communicating

Learning Objectives:

  • LO 4: Students will be introduced to the International Phoenetic Alphabet and use it to sound out new vocabulary.

Week 3

Sep 13th-Sep 17th

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Learning Objectives:

  • LO 5: Students will use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast objects, numbers, or ideas.
  • LO 7: Differentiate nouns and verbs with similar spelling by word stress and pronunciation.

Week 4

Sep 20th-Sep 24th

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  • LO 7: Differentiate nouns and verbs with similar spelling by word stress and pronunciation.
  • LO 6: Become familiar with some details about foreign country through research.

Week 5

Sep 27th-Oct 1st

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Week 6

Oct 11th-Oct 15th

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  • Gameshow:

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Week 7

Oct 18th-Oct 22nd

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  • Unit 3: Modern Lifestyles: Sport and Leisure

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Week 8

Oct 25th-Oct 29th

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Week 9

Nov 1st-Nov 5th

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Week 10

Nov 8th-Nov 12th

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  • Unit 4: Journeys and Travel

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Week 11

Nov 15th-Nov 19th

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Week 12

Nov 22nd-Nov 26th

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Week 13

Nov 29th-Dec 3rd

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  • Unit 5: Living Things

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Week 14

Dec 6th-Dec 10th

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Week 15

Dec 13th-Dec 17th

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Week 16

Dec 20th-Dec 24th

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  • Unit 6: Technology

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Week 17

Dec 27th-Dec 31st

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Week 18

Jan 3rd-Jan 7th

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Week 19

Jan 10th-Jan 14th

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