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Welcome to E7 Advanced 2 This course is all about ... THINKING! Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010
Handling E7 <ul><li>Difference between E6 & E7 </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling overloaded / burdened </li></ul><ul><li>Manage yo...
About E7 Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010 <ul><li>Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Individual 10 minute Oral Presentation ...
Thinking Critically <ul><li>What do you think it means? </li></ul><ul><li>Reading something and not accepting it as the tr...
Learning Journal <ul><li>What is a Blog? </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogger.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Course goals and strategies...
Oral Presentations <ul><li>Topic due Monday of Week 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas to get started: </li></ul><ul><li>Week 1: En...
Oral Presentations Topic, Focus and Aim <ul><li>Topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are you interested in presenting? </li></...
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  1. 1. Welcome to E7 Advanced 2 This course is all about ... THINKING! Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010
  2. 2. Handling E7 <ul><li>Difference between E6 & E7 </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling overloaded / burdened </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your time! </li></ul><ul><li>Get into a routine from Day 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain a healthy lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Be an independent learner </li></ul>Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010
  3. 3. About E7 Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010 <ul><li>Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Individual 10 minute Oral Presentation on an aspect relating to the English language </li></ul><ul><li>Listening </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecture style (up to 20 minutes in length) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note taking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short Answer and Sentence Completion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Longer academic texts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short Answer and Sentence Completion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>CRITICAL ANALYSIS! </li></ul>Preparing you for University
  4. 4. Thinking Critically <ul><li>What do you think it means? </li></ul><ul><li>Reading something and not accepting it as the truth </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging writers’ viewpoints </li></ul><ul><li>Premise / Arguments </li></ul><ul><li>Bias </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Logic </li></ul><ul><li>Tone </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul>Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010
  5. 5. Learning Journal <ul><li>What is a Blog? </li></ul><ul><li>www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Course goals and strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion posts </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended websites </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>http:// carlastevens.blogspot.com </li></ul>Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010
  6. 6. Oral Presentations <ul><li>Topic due Monday of Week 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas to get started: </li></ul><ul><li>Week 1: English as an International Language </li></ul><ul><li>Week 2: English is the Global Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Week 3: Language and National Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Week 4: Standard and Non-Standard English </li></ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><li>Your interests </li></ul><ul><li>Your study background / further study </li></ul><ul><li>Your Country </li></ul>Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010
  7. 7. Oral Presentations Topic, Focus and Aim <ul><li>Topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are you interested in presenting? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Aviation English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Focus </li></ul><ul><li>What are you going to specifically talk about? </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. The impact of English pronunciation on the aviation industry </li></ul><ul><li>Aim </li></ul><ul><li>What are you going to do with your topic? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. To investigate how pilots and air traffic controllers understand one another via the radio, to present some case studies of incidents that have had devastating consequences and to offer solutions </li></ul></ul>Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010 Important: You cannot change your topic after your teacher has approved it in Week 2!
  8. 8. Remember Created by Carla Stevens – 25 May 2010
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