Fresh(wo)men’s Spoken English & Culture, Autumn Semester. Expressing our Likes and Dislikes.

Nimen Hao,

as discussed in class this week, here are the course timetable and some information on the assessment.

Course timetable

Session Class topic Class One

Weds

Class Two/Three

Thurs

1. Hometowns and Beijing 18.09.26 18.09.27
2. Expressing likes and dislikes; love/hate game; watch, read, listen (part one). 18.10.03 18.10.04
3. What’s in a name? (part one) 18.10.10 18.10.11
4. What’s in a name? (part two). 18.10.17 18.10.18
5. Talking about Modern love (part one). 18.10.24 18.10.25
6. Talking about Modern love (part two). 18.10.31 18.11.01
7. Reviewing holiday places: For me, the beach. 18.11.07 18.11.08
8. English Accents: Posh English is the Best? 18.11.14 18.11.15
9. How to draft and prepare a spoken-word review (film, tv, books, etc) 18.11.21 18.11.22
10. Reviewing Western film: Modern superheroes, spies, action, romance 18.11.28

 

18.11.29

 

11. Reviewing Modern Chinese art 18.12.5 18.12.06
12. Chinese and Western pop music 18.12.12 18.12.13
13. Spoken word book reviews: Adventures in the “Bronteverse” 18.12.19 18.12.20
14. Talking about Chinese television series (Yanxi Palace) 18.12.26 18.12.27
15. Watch/read/listen review practice 19.01.02 19.01.03
16. Watch, read, listen presentation (assessment) 19.01.09 19.01.10

Assessment

Part One: attendance and participation (20% of total possible marks; 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: watch, read, listen (80% of total possible marks)

3 minutes spoken word review (book, tv, film, play, musical recording or performance, dance)

(in private, not in front of the whole class)

 

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