November 7,
2009          English Course                             Academic Supervisor: Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar

November 7,
2009          English Course                           Academic Supervisor: Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar

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English Course

  1. 1. November 7, 2009 English Course Academic Supervisor: Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar English Course Syllabus: Interchange Third Edition Series: Starting Monday, November 9, 2009. Academic Supervisor: Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar E-mail Located in Building A- First Floor, available for help outside of class hours by appointment. Textbooks: Interchange Third Edition (Cambridge) By: Jack C. Richards Is going to be distributed to students according to their level including student’s book and workbook: • Interchange 3rd edition Intro • Interchange 3rd edition Book 1 • Interchange 3rd edition Book 2 • Interchange 3rd edition Book 3 Course Description: Students are going to develop their four language skills: listening with comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Speaking and listening skills are in focus. Thus, students will have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary for participating in classroom discussions after an introduction to oral presentation and practical listening. OBJECTIVES • The student will use grammatical structures consistent with intermediate level. • The student will participate in classroom discussion, express opinions and be understood by attentive listeners. • The student will continue to develop oral communication skills including fluency, idea sequencing, accuracy, vocabulary and pronunciation. Page 1 of 2
  2. 2. November 7, 2009 English Course Academic Supervisor: Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar • The student will participate in role-playing, simulating social and academic situations (giving advice, expressing feeling obligations, necessity, permission and drawing conclusions). • The student will ask informational questions and ask for clarification. • The students will prepare oral presentations on familiar topics that will enable them to engage in meaningful conversation and cultural exchange with partners in a variety of settings. • The student will follow orally expressed multi-step directions appropriate to the level. • The student will understand factual information and respond appropriately to comprehension questions. Teaching Methods: presentations, class discussion, computer assisted learning; collaborative activities, computerized data, and others. Course Requirements: In addition to the class time you are required to prepare/practice a conversation outside at class with a partner for a minimum of 5 minutes. Attendance Policy: Please arrive on time. You should attend all classes in order to obtain the most complete educational experience of this course. COURSE POLICIES: • Electronic Devices: Cellular phones should be turned off. • Attendance is expected. • Learning a new language requires practice and class participation is mandatory. • English must be spoken at all times. Page 2 of 2