Induction ELC York March 2012

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  • 1. WelcometoELC York
  • 2. First day08.30 – 9.00 Arrival and welcome9.00 – 9.30 Registration with Assistant Registrar9.30 -10.45 Placement test with Assistant Academic Manager10.45 – 11.15 Induction to the school with Academic Manager11.15 – 11.30 Completion of registration or break11.00 – 11.30 Walking tour12.00 – 12.30 Timetable and further details of school12.30 – 13.30 Lunchtime13.30 Afternoon classes start
  • 3. L OCATION OCATION OCATIO L L N Vibrant Friendly HistoriAccessib Uniqu cSafele e All year
  • 4. We arehere ELC
  • 5. Your course Morning classes Afternoon classesYou will follow a textbook. GE20 15 hours of morningEvery Monday, you will have classes plus 5 hours ofa test . afternoon classes.You will be offered a tutorial GE 25 15 hours of morningwith your course co- classes plus 10 hours ofordinator each week. afternoon classes. GE30 15 hours of morning classes plus 15 hours of afternoon classes.
  • 6. Sample Timetable Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday09.00 – 10.30 General General General General General English English English English English11.00 – 12.30 General General General General General English English English English English13.30 – 14.45 Reading & Reading & Reading & Reading & Writing Writing Writing Writing15.00 – 16.15 Listening & Listening & Listening & Listening & Self study Speaking Speaking Speaking Speaking time16.30 – 17.45 Input session Input session Input session Input session Self study (grammar) (grammar) (grammar) (grammar) time16.15 – 17.15 Speaking club Writing club IELTS skills ELC online Self study time (MMC closes at ILP Academic ILP Academic 17.00) Counselling Counselling17.15 -18.00 Self study Self study Self study Self study time time time time
  • 7. Student contract of behaviourAttendance •You should attend all classes. •If you are ill, phone the school to let us know. •If you have an appointment, phone the school to let us know. •Visa nationals must come to 90% of classes
  • 8. Student contract of behaviourBehaviour in class Be on time. Be responsible and polite. Speak only English. Turn off mobile phones and electronic equipment. Do not eat or drink in class. Do not chew gum in the school.
  • 9. Health and Safety• If you hear the fire alarm, please walk out of the school with your teacher.• Meet your teacher at St Samson’s Square.
  • 10. ExtrasDon’t finish at four; there’s so muchmore! Speaking club Improve your Writing IELTS skills Guided e-learning 16.15 – 17.15 Monday – Thursday With qualified teacher FREE! Guided e-learning
  • 11. Independent Learning Plans• You can have an independent learning plan, which will be tailored especially to your needs and circumstances.• Our Independent Learning Plan Co- ordinator will be able to tell you how you can achieve your goals in English language learning.
  • 12. Academic Counselling• Do need help writing a CV and covering letter, or would you like to apply to a British university?• Our Academic Counsellor can give you independent advice and help you complete application forms.• If you would like an independent learning plan or academic counselling, please make an appointment in the Multimedia Centre.
  • 13. Multi-Media CentreThe perfect place for self Our librarian is always happystudy. to help.
  • 14. SocialProgramme Busy all year round!
  • 15. Social ProgrammeWe have at least twoactivities or trips aweek.You can sign up inthe Old CommonRoom.
  • 16. How can we help?I would like to seesomeone about: I should see:• Visa • Kirsti• Passport • Monique• Payments • Monique or Kirsti• Police registration • Dan in the MMC• ISIC (International Student Card) • Dan in the MMC• Railcard (1/3 discount on train travel) • Dan in the MMC• Course • Your teacher, then Joy, then Helen• British university applications • John• Host family/accommodation • Sally• Health (doctor/dentist) • Sally• First Aid • Sally, Nigel or Helen• Holiday request • Kirsti• Staff • Tony
  • 17. Welcome to ELC York