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

Required items and points for doing extra

Item % Minimum
(NG points if not)
OK points for extra?
see get independent learning points
Instructions
Paragraphs 30% 3 paragraphs (ABC) (10% each) No see weekly schedule
Homework (RR) 30% 6 reports
(RR2,4,6 assessed)
Do "Logs" instead see weekly schedule
Participation 20% =NG-Attendance+OK Participation is OK points see get independent learning points
Self Access (Writing Centre) 5% 5% for 2 visits No see use the Self Access Centre
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
Logs (Reading/Listening activities) OK/NG only 6 minimum (matching RR1-6) max 5 OK points for 5 extra (total 11) see log input
Speed Reading (SR) OK/NG only 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

Grading system

See grading system

Essay content

Report Content

Report List Spring

RR1 = outline a news article Practice - not graded Print only
RR2 = outline a news article 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 articlePractice - not Graded Print only
RR4 = outline an academic article10% 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

Class 1 - Skills Class 1 (Thu 04/04)

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Class 2 - Skills Class 2 (Mon 04/08)

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Review the basics:

Writing Class 1 (Mon 04/15)

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Writing Class 2 (Mon 04/22)

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Writing Class 3 (Mon 05/06)

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Writing Class 4 (Mon 05/13)

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Writing Class 5 (Mon 05/20)

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Writing Class 6 (Mon 05/27)

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Writing Class 7 (Mon 06/03)

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Writing Class 8 (Mon 06/10)

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Writing Class 9 (Mon 06/17)

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Writing Class 10 (Mon 06/24)

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Writing Class 11 (Mon 07/01)

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Writing Class 12 (Mon 07/08)

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Writing Class 13 (Mon 07/15)

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Report Class 1 (Thu 04/11)

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Report Class 2 (Thu 04/18)

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Report Class 3 (Thu 04/25)

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Report Class 4 (Thu 05/09)

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Report Class 5 (Thu 05/16)

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Report Class 6 (Thu 05/23)

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Report Class 7 (Thu 05/30)

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Report Class 8 (Thu 06/06

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Report Class 9 (Thu 06/13)

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Report Class 10 (Thu 06/20)

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Report Class 11 (Thu 06/27)

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Report Class 12 (Thu 07/04)

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Report Class 13 (Thu 07/11)

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Class 29 - Penultimate class (Thu 07/18)

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Class 30 - Last Class (Mon 07/22)

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HW for the future!

Follow your holiday homework plan.