EI 211 Intermed Speaking & Listening II
FA 2010 HO
Instructor, English as a Second Language/Adjunct Faculty
M.A., Adult Education - English as a Second LanguageB.A., Spanish - Grammar and Literature
August 16 - December 20, 2010
10:00 - 10:50 AM
Textbook: North Star High Intermediate Listening and Speaking,Third Edition, Pearson Longman, by Tess Ferree and Kim Sanabria.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Additional materials will be furnished by the instructor.
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 800-270-4347 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
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Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues and writings. The classroom should be a safe, creative, and respectful environment where all are encouraged and expected to participate. The instructor's role is not only to help students improve their academic skills, but also to further develop the critical thinking and independent learning skills students will need throughout their lives.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
NO electronic devices of any kind will be allowed in the classroom: no cell phones, no iPods, no computers visible or audible during class. Earphones must be removed and put away prior to the start of class. I will confiscate any electronic devices that I see or hear.
Week 1 (8/16-8/20) Introductions, ice breakers, pre-listening & speaking activities. Pre-test. Taking notes on listening activities. Begin Unit 1.Information Overload.
Week 2 (8/23-8/27) Unit 1 Information Overload. Writing activity with oral presentation (1) - sports report. NPR listening activity.
Week 3. (8/30-9/3) Unit 1 continued. Listening activity with oral presentation (2) – television commercials.
Week 6. (9/20- 9-24) Test #1 Units 1-3 on Friday 9/24. Oral presentation (4) – Sleep disorders on Fri 9/24.
Week 7. (9/27-10/1) Unit 4 Animal Intelligence. NPR listening activity. Oral presentation (5) -on animal behavior.
Week 8. (10/4-10/8) Review for midterm exam. Units 1-4. Midterm exam Fri. 10/8. Listening activities on yes/no questions.
Week 9: (10/10 -10/15) Fall Break – no classes.
Week 10: (10/18 -10/22) Unit 5 Longevity: Refusing to be Invisible. Oral presentation (6) on aging and senior citizens, due Friday 10/22. NPR listening activity.
Week 11: (10/24 – 10/29) Unit 5 continued. Oral presentation (7) on family, due Friday 10/29.
Week 12: (11/1-11/5) Unit 6 Giving to others. Oral presentation (8) on philanthropy and philanthropists in our world., due on Friday 11/5. NPR listening activity.
Week 13 (11/8-11/12) *** No class Thursday 11/11 – Veterans Day. Unit 6 continued Grammar review on relative pronouns in adjective clauses. Oral presentation (9) on your favorite non-profit or charitable organization, due on Friday 11/12.
Week 14 (11/15-11/19). Unit 7 What’s the use of homework? Oral presentation (10) on favorite school subject/college major, due on Friday 11/19. NPR listening activity.
Week 15 (11/22-11/24) Unit 7 continued. Speaking activity with stressed and unstressed vowel. Chapter 8 if have time, Goodbye to the sit-down meal. Oral presentation (11) Topic you strongly agree with and topic you disagree with, due Friday 11/24
***Thanksgiving break (11/25-11/28) no classes.
Week 16 (11/29 – 12/3) Review for final exam. Final oral presentation (12), Eating habits - how they've changed over time, due Friday 12/3.
Week 17 (12/6-12/10) Final exam week - no classes.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:8/13/2010 7:37:49 PM