2016-2017



Course book: FCE Gold Plus

Semester 2


DEADLINE FOR ALL PORTFOLIO ASSIGNMENTS TO BE POSTED ONLINE: May 20th



Portfolio-see details below for obligatory written assignments to be posted on this wiki as shown in class on the respective class page under your name- deadline May 20th ( at the end of that day I will lock the page).




REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION:




Requirements:
  • notebook- NB
  • text-book- SB
  • attention in class
  • dictionary at hand- even in class
  • portfolio which includes: NB, SB, worksheets, tests, online posts on the online portfolio page, homework




Marks:




1. Test – BEGINNING of April




2. Online Portfolio-see details below for obligatory written assignments to be posted on this wiki on the correct page for each type of assignment and class- Deadline for these to be posted: May 20th




3.Oral presentation (teaching done by students in pairs) : at any time during the semester, before June 2nd and not on the day with the test. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in a mark of 3.





SEE DETAILS BELOW





4. Class Activity and participation in competitions




Teaching done by students



DETAILS




Presentations- in pairs- teaching done by students:



The presentations will last between 10-15 minutes. Each pair's presentation- not the people in the pair, but the presentation (teaching) -will be evaluated by another pair and by the teacher based on certain criteria which are to be found in the file section under the name grila prezentare orala. In your presentation (teaching) you may use any available props or materials but you and your colleague/s must speak, not read.



THE TEACHING SESSION MAY NOT START UNTIL THE CITATION OF SOURCES IS CHECKED AND ACKNOWLEDGED AS ACCEPTABLE.






Cite the sources in your presentations as follows (you are given two examples):


a. If it is an internet source:


*****http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advertising**** (21.02.2010 18:32) = the whole link and the day and the time when you accessed it


b. If it is a book:


*Stan Le Roy Wilson, Mass Media/Mass Culture: An Introduction Updated 1993 Edition, New York, McGraw-Hill, Inc., pages 62, 63, 124, 151.= author, title, place-town, publishing house, year of appearance, pages that you have used





Topic for the presentations in pairs (You will teach these and you already know your topic and your partner)
  1. Advertising in UK/ Advertising in USA- famous brands and famous slogans
  2. History of internet
  3. Life in the Middle Ages in England
  4. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury/ A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  5. Celebrations in UK and Australia
  6. British Modern Music
  7. Education(stages and exams) in UK and USA
  8. How to write a CV
  9. How to write a letter of application
  10. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens- a bildungs roman
  11. Katrina Hurricane
  12. The Lake Poets
  13. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  14. Strange laws all around the world
  15. Tourist Attractions in UK/ USA/ Australia/ Canada
  16. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift- a satire
  17. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll – a key novel
  18. Enlightenment in USA
  19. Modernist writers in UK and USA
  20. The Hippie Generation- Woodstock Festival
  21. Virginia Woolf and her art




PORTFOLIO DETAILS







DEADLINE FOR ALL PORTFOLIO ASSIGNMENTS TO BE POSTED ONLINE: May 16th


Help to be found in the Writing Theory section!!!!




1. Report



Your college magazine has asked you to write a report called ''Changing Ambitions". Write about the way in which young people's ambitions have changed during the last twenty years and how you think they may continue to change in the future- approx. 150 words





2. Essay




Write an essay expressing your opinion on the following topic: Children today are given too much freedom. Sustain your opinion with relevant arguments and examples.



(250 words)




3. Story



Write a story entitled "The torment" .



(250 words)


REMINDER: YOU CAN FIND HELP FOR WRITING IN THE WRITING THEORY SECTION OF THIS BLOG.