Schedules - Syllabus for EFS

General Description

English for Science I and II will help students develop reading, academic writing, listening, speaking and vocabulary skills using topics related to their majors. Students will also learn basic research skills. For Second-year International Technology Cooperation Education Program (ITCEP) students

Goals and Objectives

This course follows the Curriculum for General Academic Skills, with the addition of

Required Materials

Evaluation/Assessment

Required items

Item % Minimum OK points for extra? Instructions
Projects and Presentations 10% Project A (Poster) No see weekly schedule
Projects and Presentations 20% Project B (Research Paper) No see weekly schedule
Projects and Presentations 10% Project C (TBC) No see weekly schedule
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% 280 minimum, 5% mid-term, 5% finalNo see learn vocabulary
RR (Handwritten) 10% 13 (Every Monday) 5 extra = 5 OK points see log input
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 10% 13 (Every Wednesday) m15 extra = 5 OK points see do a quickwrite
Participation 20% (NG/OK points - absences) This is OK points See get independent learning points
ALC NetAcademy 10% 3 full tests No See use ALC NetAcademy
Speed Reading (SR) 0% 0 max 20 extra = 5 OK points see do a speed reading

Grading system

See grading system

Participation points

See get independent learning points

However, there are special rules for EFS this year:

Class Dates

Class Date Day
1 16-Sep Mon
Class 2 18-Sep Wed
Class 3 23-Sep Mon
Class 4 25-Sep Wed
Class 5 30-Sep Mon
Class 6 2-Oct Wed
Class 7 9-Oct Wed
Class 8 14-Oct Mon
Class 9 16-Oct Wed
Class 10 21-Oct Mon
Class 11 23-Oct Wed
Class 12 28-Oct Mon
Class 13 30-Oct Wed
Class 14 4-Nov Mon
Class 15 6-Nov Wed
Class 16 11-Nov Mon
Class 17 13-Nov Wed
Class 18 18-Nov Mon
Class 19 20-Nov Wed
Class 20 25-Nov Mon
Class 21 27-Nov Wed
Class 22 2-Dec Mon
Class 23 4-Dec Wed
Class 24 9-Dec Mon
Class 25 11-Dec Wed
Class 26 16-Dec Mon
Class 27 18-Dec Wed
Class 28 23-Dec Mon
Class 29 6-Jan Mon
Class 30 8-Jan Wed

Weekly Schedule in Fall (Warning - draft based on last year - this will change)

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Class 4

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Class 5

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Class 9

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Class 10

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Class 13

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Class 15

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Class 18

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Class 19

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Class 20

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Class 21

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Class 22

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Class 23

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Class 24

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Class 25 (Dec 17 Mon)

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Class 26

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Class 27 - Penultimate Class

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Class 28 - Last class

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HW for the future!

Follow your holiday homework plan.

Class 29-30

Spare classes. I'll insert these as we go to slow thing down if we have too much to do in one class, or if the schedule is disrupted by weather or festivals.

Weekly Schedule in Spring

Class 1 - Skills Class 1 (08 Apr: Mon)

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Class 2 - Skills Class 2 (10 Apr: Wed)

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Class 3 (15 Apr: Mon)

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Class 4 (17 Apr: Wed)

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Class 5 (22 Apr: Mon)

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Class 6 (24 Apr: Wed)

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Class 7 (29 Apr: Mon)

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Class 8 (06 May: Mon)

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Class 9 (08 May: Wed)

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Class 10 (13 May: Mon)

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Class 11 (15 May: Wed)

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Class 12 (20 May: Mon)

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Class 13 (22 May: Wed)

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Class 14 (27 May: Mon)

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Class 15 (29 May: Wed)

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Class 16 (03 Jun: Mon)

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Class 17 (05 Jun: Wed)

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Class 18 (10 Jun: Mon)

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Class 19 (12 Jun: Wed)

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Class 20 (17 Jun: Mon)

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Class 21 (19 Jun: Wed)

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Class 22 (24 Jun: Mon)

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Class 23 (26 Jun: Wed)

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Class 24 (01 Jul: Mon)

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Class 25 (03 Jul: Wed)

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Class 26 (08 Jul: Mon)

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Class 27 (10 Jul: Wed)

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Class 28 (15 Jul: Mon)

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Class 29 - Penultimate class (18 Jul: Thu)

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Class 30 - Last Class (22 Jul: Mon)

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HW for the future!

Follow your holiday homework plan.