Schedules - Syllabus for ECS

General Description

English Communication for Science I-C is only open to students from the faculty of Science and Engineering. This class meets twice a week. This class helps you to build general academic reading, listening, speaking and writing skills in English. Science and engineering will also be studied in English.

Goals and Objectives

This course follows the Curriculum for General Academic Skills

The aim is to help you study in English at the university and overseas

Required Materials

A4 40 pocket plastic folder

No text. Materials supplied by teacher

Evaluation/Assessment Spring

Name % Instructions
Paragraph A 10% Given in class
Paragraph B 10% Given in class
Paragraph C 10% Given in class
Paragraph (Intro/Conclusion)10% Given in class
Participation 10% make a participation plan
Mini presentations 10% Four presentations, one graded.
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% Test at end of term
Minimum 250 words
See learn vocabulary
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 10% One per class
Minimum 25
See do a quickwrite
Speed Reading (SR) 10% Two books per term
Minimum 40
See do a speed reading
Drafting Process (ABC Outline)10% Explained in class

Evaluation/Assessment Fall draft

Some changes

a) Less practice presentations

b) final presentation is was 10%, now 20% (10% slides, 10% video)

c) essay outline was 10%, now not assessed

Name % Instructions
Paragraph A 10% Given in class
Paragraph B 10% Given in class
Paragraph C 10% Given in class
Paragraph (Intro/Conclusion)10% Given in class
Participation 10% make a participation plan
Mini presentations 20% Three presentations, one graded (10% for slides, 10% for video).
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% Test at end of term
Minimum 250 words
See learn vocabulary
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 10% One per class
Minimum 25
See do a quickwrite
Speed Reading (SR) 10% Two books per term
Minimum 40
See do a speed reading

Read this: grading system

Projects Overview

Essay Topic Style
Spring write an essay about ethical consumption 5 paragraph problem-solution essay
Fall write an essay about endangered animals 5 paragraph problem-solution essay

Weekly Schedule