English Language & Culture 2
Clark University/Shandong Univ. of
Science & Technology
Grades are based on points for:
Short Writing assignments
Your grade is determined by the
number of points you’ve earned
divided by the number of points
More than 4 unexcused absences will
result in a lowering of 3 points off your
E.G. if you miss 5 classes with an
unacceptable excuse and your final grade is
60%, you would earn a 57% final grade.
Three tardies equals 1 absence.
When you are sick or death in the
family, these are excused
World Pass Advanced
About a Boy, N. Hornby, Penguin
The Great Gatsby, F.S. Fitzgerald,
If an assignment is late, you lose
10% of the total points per day.
So if a writing assignment’s value is 20
points, but is 2 days late, you lose 4
You may only turn in a late assignment if
you notify me that there’s a problem 24
hours in advance.
I will not accept an assignment that is
more than one week late.
Plagiarism is dishonesty in school
Handing in a paper from the internet as
your own original work,
Handing in writing that you did not write
Handing in a paper you wrote for
Consequences of Plagiarism
Work that is plagiarized will receive
zero points, an F.
If you plagiarize, you are likely to fail
You do not need to plagiarize. You
are all too smart. If you need help
with an assignment, I can help you. It
is unwise to try to cheat.
Students who cheat on exams, will
receive 0 points.
No cell phones are allowed with the
student while taking an exam.
If you are found to have a cell phone in
or around your desk while taking an
exam, you will receive a zero for that
exam. Period. End of story.
Almost every Monday we will have a
Our first one will be on September
Develop your critical and creative
thinking ability as well as language
Provide cultural insights to other
cultures and reflect on how
cosmopolitian students become
Use film as a text and starting point
for discussion, thinking, and listening
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