EI 130 Beginning Integrated Skills I
FA 2011 HO
PhD/ Classical Art and Archaeology, Trinity College DublinTESOL/TESL Certification/Oxford Seminars
August 15, 2011-December 9, 2011
11:00 - 11:50 AM
Textbook: Materials will be provided by instructor.
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The teacher's role is to help students become effective
learners. Language acquisition should be an organic process that allows
individuals to work at their own pace, and the teacher must respect each
learner’s abilities and needs.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
90 – 100: A
80 – 89%: B
66 – 79%: C
50 - 65%: D
Below 50%: F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submissions will not be accepted, except by prior arrangement or because of extenuating circumstances/
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Please come to class with a positive attitude and a
willingness to participate, respect the opinions and contributions of others, and
turn off cell phones during class.
Week 1: Aug. 15-19
'to be' practice with a partner, activities TBA
Week 2: Aug. 22-26
Movie: Office Space. Composition: Describe your favorite character from the film and explain why.
Week 3: Aug. 29-Sep. 2
Research and interesting job. Presentation: An interesting job.
Week 4: Sep. 6-9 (No class Sep. 5, Labor Day)
City vs. Country
Presentation: An interesting place to enjoy nature
Week 5: Sep. 12-16
City vs. Country, continued
Reading discussion TBA
Week 6: Sep. 19-23
Movie: Marley and Me. Composition: Compare and contrast views of animals in your country.
Week 7: Sep. 26-30
Presentation: Role play ordering in a restaurant.
Week 8: Oct. 3-7
Act out a dinner party (possibly at a real restaurant). Composition: My ideal dining experience
Fall Break: October 10-15
Week 10: Oct. 17-21
Movie: Amelia. Presentation: Traditional gender roles in my country or Someone who challenged traditional gender roles.
Week 11: Oct. 24-28
Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas. Composition: Write a ghost story.
Week 12: Oct. 31-Nov. 4
Visiting the doctor
Presentation: Role play doctor/patient
Week 13: Nov. 7-10 (No class Nov. 11)
Discuss popular forms of exercise. Presentation: The best way to keep the doctor away
Week 14: Nov. 14-18
Movie: Fiddler on the Roof. Composition: Are traditions important? or Describe a historical event that challenged traditions in your country.
Week 15: Nov. 21-23 (No class Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving)
Project: Write an advertisement for a product and try to sell it to the class.
Week 16: Nov. 28-Dec. 2
Movie: Love, Actually. Composition: My first big holiday away from home.
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