The primary purpose of this class is to provide the more advanced student with the opportunity to continue to reinforce good speech habits, to expand her active vocabulary, and to improve her ability to express herself clearly and concisely. The course aims to improve the student's overall competence in communicative English. Class discussions will center around a variety of timely international, social, political, as well as cultural issues through the use of several medium: printed as well as audio visual. Assignmnets will include independent as well as small group research projects and presentations.
Student evaluation will be based on the following criteria: Participation/involvement; quality/completion of work; overall progress; the ability to express oneself clearly and confidently (in oral and written work). Attendance will be mandatory and carefully monitored.
Material will be supplied by the instructor.
Recommended: Thesaurus [Penguin Publication]
Everyone will be expected to participate and speak in English. Each student will be encouraged to be creative, and to make positive contributions to the class. Active participation and discussion will be required. All written work is to be typed, A-4 paper, doubled spaced. No late work, please.
To be announced.
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