Sophomore Spoken English & Culture, Autumn Semester. Expressing and exchanging a point of view.

Course timetable semester one (autumn winter 2018-19)

Session Class topic Class Four Thursdays

 

Class Five Class Six

Fridays

1. Hometowns and Beijing

 

18.09.27 18.09.28
2. Expressing likes and dislikes; love/hate game; watch, read, listen. 18.10.04 18.10.05

 

3. Expressing judgments: Fan Bing Bing, celebrity, citizenship (part one) 18.10.11 18.10.12
4. Expressing judgments: Fan Bing Bing, celebrity, citizenship (part two) 18.10.18 18.10.19
5. Talking about Modern love (pt.  one). 18.10.25 18.10.26
6. Talking about Modern love (pt. two) 18.11.01 18.11.02
7. Talking about climate change 18.11.08 18.11.09
8. How to draft and prepare a spoken-word debate presentation 18.11.15 18.11.16
9. Talking about Chinese architecture
18.11.22 18.11.23
10. Debate presentation preparation
18.11.29 18.11.30
11. Talking about America 18.12.06 18.12.07
12. Talking about pop music 18.12.13 18.12.14
13. Speed debates practice in class
18.12.20 18.12.21
14. Speed debates assessment 18.12.27 18.12.28
15. Individual feedback with teacher 19.01.03 19.01.04

Assessment for autumn-winter semester 2018-19

Part One: attendance and participation (20% of total possible marks for the year; 5% attendance; 15% participation)

Criteria for participation involves

+ good citizenship; respectful engagement, supporting each other’s learning, listening.

+ taking part

+ self-development, challenging your self

Part two: Conversation: Discussing a topic and expressing and exchanging a point of view (80% of total possible marks for the semester).

  • 3 minutes themed conversation: (In private, not in front of the whole class)
  • To be presented at end of semester

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