Schedules - Syllabus for EITC

General Description

This course was until 2019 known as "English for Science", which might appear on some materials and schedules.

English for International Technical Cooperation I and II will help second year students develop reading, academic writing, listening, speaking and vocabulary skills using topics related to their majors. Students will also learn basic research skills. It is mainly for students in the International Technology Cooperation Education Program (ITCEP). This class meets twice a week and is designed to continue providing a strong foundation so that students feel comfortable using English as a tool for communication.

Goals and Objectives

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

Required Materials

Evaluation/Assessment

Name % Instructions
Paragraph A 10% Given in class
Paragraph B 10% Given in class
Paragraph C 10% Given in class
IntroConclusion paragraphs 10% Given in class
Drafting Process 10% Given in class
Participation 10% make a participation plan
Mini presentations 10% Given in class
Number depends on class size
Might change if we stay online
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% One per class
Minimum 25
See do a quickwrite

Evaluation/Assessment Fall DRAFT - WILL DISCUSS AGAIN IN FALL

Name % Instructions
Project 1: Essay 20% Given in class
Project 2: Group Research 20%? Given in class
Project 3: TBC 10%? Given in class
Participation 10% make a participation plan
Mini presentations 10% Three presentations, one graded.
Vocabulary Project (V) 10%? Test at end of term
Minimum 250 words
See learn vocabulary
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 5% One per week (Monday/Wednesday teams)
Minimum 14
See do a quickwrite
Reading/Listing Log 5% One per week (Monday/Wednesday teams)
Minimum 14
Speed Reading (SR) 10% Two books per term
Minimum 40
See do a speed reading

Weekly Schedule