Schedules - Syllabus for SSB

General Description

Study Skills for Business 1 (SSB1) in the spring semester and SSB 2 in the fall semester will improve students’

English skills by focusing on developing writing, listening, note-taking, and speaking skills as well as vocabulary.

Students in the Faculty of Business Administration should take Study Skills for Business 1 (SSB1) in the spring

semester and SSB 2 in the fall semester together with Business English (BE) 1 in the spring semester and BE 2 in

the fall semester.

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

Item % Minimum
(NG points if not)
OK points for extra?
see get independent learning points
Instructions
Homework (Powerpoint RR) 25% 5 presentations 5 OK points for written RR on Powerpoint topic see weekly schedule
Paragraphs 30% 3 paragraphs (ABC) (10% each) No Spring: write an essay about ethical consumption
Fall: write an essay about endangered animals
Participation 20% =NG-Attendance+OK Participation is OK points see get independent learning points
English Forum 5% 5% for 5 visits max 5 OK points for 5 more (total 10) see use the Self Access Centre
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 5% 28 minimum max 5 OK points for 15 extra (total 43) see do a quickwrite
Speed Reading (SR) 5% 1 book (20 readings) minimum max 5 OK points for 20 extra (total 40) see do a speed reading
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% (test) 10 words per class (280 total) No see learn vocabulary

Read this: grading system

Report Content

Report List Spring

RR1 = outline Practice - not graded Print only
RR2 = outline 10% Print and email
RR3 = outline a lecture Practice - not Graded Print only
RR4 = outline a lecture 10% Print and email
RR5 = outline and combine sources (i.e. RR3+RR1 Practice - not Graded Print only
RR6 = outline and combine sources (i.e. RR3+RR1 10% Print and email

Report List Fall

RR1 = outline and combine sources (i.e. RR3+RR1 Practice - not Graded Print only
RR2 = outline and combine sources (i.e. RR3+RR1 10% Print and email
RR3 = outline an academic article Practice - not Graded Print only
RR4 = outline an academic article 10% Print and email
RR5 = outline and combine sources (i.e. lecture+academic article Practice - not Graded Print only
RR6 = outline and combine sources (i.e. lecture+academic article 10% Print and email

Weekly schedule for Fall 2019

Small class, so schedule changes every week.

To make this easier to do, schedule is now on Google Drive