EI 222 Intermediate Grammar II
FA 2010 HO
Instructor - English as an International Language/Adjunct Faculty
M.A., Adult Education - English as a Second LanguageB.A., Spanish - Grammar and Literature
8:00 - 8:50 AM
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
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 (August 16-20): Introductions, ice breakers, syllabus and review with pre-writing and reading activities. Begin Unit 1, Textbook and Workbook. Journal assignment #1 - Interview a classmate.
Week 2 (August 23-27) Unit 1 Text and Workbook. Present and Past. Quiz #1 Unit 1 - Friday August 27.
Week 3 (August 30 - Sept 4) Unit 2 Text and Workbook. Simple past and past progressive. Journal assignment #2 - Write about a significant event in your life using the simple past.
Monday Sept. 6th Labor day - no classes
Week 4 (Sept. 7-11) Unit 3 Text and Workbook. Simple past, present perfect and present perfect progressive. Review for test # 1, units 1-3. Test #1 Friday Sept. 11. Turn in journals Friday 9/11/10.
Week 5 (Sept. 13-18) Unit 4 Text and Workbook. Past perfect and past perfect progressive. Review test in text Part I
Week 6 (Sept. 20-24) Unit 5 Text and Workbook. Future and Future Progressive. NPR listening activity. Journal assignment #3 - write a journal entry using the future tense about a life goal you have.
Week 7 (Sept.27-Oct.1) Unit 6 Future Perfect and Future Perfect Progressive. Review Test II. Quiz #2. Units 4-6, Friday Oct.1.
Week 8 (Oct. 4-8) Unit 7 Yes/No Questions, Tag questions. Review for Midterm. Midterm Exam Friday Oct. 8 (Units 1-7). Turn in journals Friday 10/8/10.
Week 9 Fall Break Oct. 10 -17th - no classes.
Week 10 (Oct.18-22) Unit 8 Text and Workbook. So, too, neither, not either, and but. Journal assignment #4 - write about two family members (compare and contrast) using so, too, neither, not, either, and but as much as possible, due Friday 10/22.
Week 11 (Oct. 25-29) Unit 9 Text and Workbook. Gerunds and Infinitives. Group work using gerunds and infinitives. NPR listening activity.
Week 12 (Nov. 1 – 5) Unit 10 Text and Workbook. Make, have, let, help and get. Journal assignment #5 - pg. 145 in text, rewrite the petition correcting the mistakes.
Week 13 (Nov. 8-12) ***No class Thursday November 11 – Veterans Day. Unit 11, Text and Work Book. Quiz # 3 Units 8, 9 & 10
Week 14 (Nov 15 – 19) Unit 12, Text and Workbook. Turn in Journals Friday 11/19/10.
Week 15 (Nov.21 -24 *** Thanksgiving Break, (Thurs 11/25 -11/28) Unit 13. Text and Workbook – Adjective clauses with subject relative pronouns.
Week 16 (11/29 – 12/3) Review chapters 1 – 13 and Workbook for final exam.
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:8/19/2010 2:32:14 PM