Schedules - Syllabus for GTT

General Description

This class, which is only open to students in the Global Citizenship Program, is designed to help students prepare for fully participating in western-style English-only classes in their academic field.

Goals and Objectives

Objectives are same for both semesters but more is expected in semester two.

This course follows the Curriculum for General Academic Skills

Required Materials

A4 40 pocket plastic folder

Evaluation/Assessment

Required items

Item % Minimum
(NG points if missing)
OK points if extra? Instructions
Referenced Essays 30% (A 15%, B 15%) No see weekly schedule
Final Presentation (Slides+Delivery)15% (Slides 5%, Delivery 10%) No see weekly schedule
Participation 20% =OK-absences-NG+curve Participation IS OK points see do well in class
see get independent learning points
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% (test) 15 words per class (420 total) No see learn vocabulary
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 10% 28 minimum max 5 OK points for 15 extra (total 43) see do a quickwrite
Speed Reading (SR) 10% 1 book (20 readings) minimum max 5 OK points for 20 extra (total 40) see do a speed reading
Research Report (RR Powerpoint) 10% 3 turns per term No see do a speed reading

Grading system

See grading system

Optional ways to get OK points

do well in class
see get independent learning points

Ways to get NG points

Be absent / late NG points only -1 point for absent, -0.5 for late no max. Also, 7 = fail! See do well in class
Forget homework/textbook NG points only -1 per incident no max See do well in class
Not paying attention NG points only -1 per incident no max See do well in class

Notes on assessment

Projects Overview

Essay Topic Style
Spring A write an essay about ethical consumption 5 paragraph problem-solution essay
Spring B write an essay about endangered animals 5 paragraph problem-solution essay
Spring C write an essay about voluntourism criteria-analysis poster presentation
Fall A write an essay about refugees and asylum seekers 9 paragraph problem-solution essay
Fall B write a country case study 9 paragraph problem-solution essay
Fall C do a survey case study powerpoint presentation

CLass Dates for FALL

GTT Date Day
Class 1 17-Sep Tue
Class 2 19-Sep Thu
Class 3 24-Sep Tue
Class 4 26-Sep Thu
Class 5 1-Oct Tue
Class 6 8-Oct Tue
Class 7 10-Oct Thu
Class 8 15-Oct Tue
Class 9 17-Oct Thu
Class 10 24-Oct Thu
Class 11 29-Oct Tue
Class 12 31-Oct Thu
Class 13 5-Nov Tue
Class 14 7-Nov Thu
Class 15 12-Nov Tue
Class 16 14-Nov Thu
Class 17 19-Nov Tue
Class 18 21-Nov Thu
Class 19 26-Nov Tue
Class 20 28-Nov Thu
Class 21 3-Dec Tue
Class 22 5-Dec Thu
Class 23 10-Dec Tue
Class 24 12-Dec Thu
Class 25 17-Dec Tue
Class 26 19-Dec Thu
Class 27 7-Jan Mon
Class 28 9-Jan Thu
Class 29 14-Jan Tue
Class 30 TBC TBC

Draft Weekly Schedule for Fall

Warning - this is likely to change. See Class 28-30

Class 1 - Skills Class 1

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Class 2 - Skills Class 2

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Class 3

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Class 4

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Class 5

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Class 6

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Class 7

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Class 8

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Class 9

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Class 10

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Class 11

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Class 12

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Class 13

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Class 14

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Class 15

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Class 16

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Class 17

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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

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Class 26

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Class 27

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Class 28

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Class 29

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Class 30

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HW for the future!

Follow your holiday homework plan.

Weekly Schedule for Spring

Warning - this is likely to change. Dates to be confirmed after beginning of term exam pre-test schedule is ready.

Class 1 - Skills Class 1

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Class 2 - Skills Class 2

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Class 3

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Class 4

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Class 5

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Class 6

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Class 7 (06 May: Catch up with TT group)

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Combined with class 6. See class 6

Class 8

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Class 9

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Class 10

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Class 11

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Class 12

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Class 13

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Class 14

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Class 15

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Class 16

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Class 17

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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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GRoup A and B finish presentations

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Class 24

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Class 25

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Class 26

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Class 27

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HW for the future!

Follow your holiday homework plan.

Class 28-30

Throughout the term we'll move classes around for lectures and exams. These classes will be assigned later.