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