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Syllabus 2019-20 - 12213003 - Instrumental English 4: Advanced Course (Inglés instrumental 4: ampliación)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Estudios ingleses
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Instrumental English 4: Advanced Course
CODE: 12213003 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 0
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Contents per unit

Unit 1

  • Vocabulary: words with different but related meaning; word pairs; dramatic adverbs.
  • Grammar: formal and informal ways of comparing; position of adverbials.
  • Reading: quirky behaviour; advertising is dead - long live advertising! A short story extract.
  • Listening: four friends talking about quirky behaviour; people talking about advertising campaigns; short stories.
  • Speaking: talking about unusual habits; help with pronunciation; showing surprise; discussing effective advertising campaigns; telling a story.
  • Writing: Connecting words: purpose; punctuation: commas; Writing task:  an article about advertising

Unit 2

  • Vocabulary: phrases with get; phrasal nouns; metaphors
  • Grammar: conditionals; impersonal report structures.
  • Reading: It's a hard life! We'll be watching you.
  • Listening: interview with a science journalist; people discussing state intervention in their countries; extract from a TV programme.
  • Speaking: discussing open and closed prisons;  help with pronunciation:  Leaving out /t/; reporting and giving opinions on news headlines; role play.
  • Writing: Connecting words: condition; punctuation: colons and semi-colons; writing task:  an essay giving opinions on an issue.

Unit 3

  • Vocabulary: phrases with time; word building: suffixes; idiomatic phrases.
  • Grammar: past verb forms with present or future meaning;  wherever, whoever, whatever, etc.
  • Reading: one person can make a difference; feel the fear; a modern poem:  The Pros and Cons.
  • Listening: a talk about an environmental campaigner; a radio programme about emotions; a discussion about gender.
  • Speaking: choosing a famous person to spend an evening with;  help with pronunciation:  linking sounds; discussing things which frighten you; discussing gender  .
  • Writing: connecting words: cause and effect (1); spelling: commonly misspelled words; writing task:  an online posting about an issue.

Unit 4

  • Vocabulary:  price and  cost; word building: productive suffixes; word issues and economics.
  • Grammar: simple v continuous: verbs with different meanings; a/an v one; few, a few, quite a few.
  • Reading: more money, more happiness; mobile phones - the new cash?
  • Listening: Can money buy you happiness? A radio programme about Satish Kumar; a lecture on the importance of economics.
  • Speaking: discussion about experiences v possessions;  help with pronunciation: contrast and contradictions; planning how to raise awareness about an issue  ; giving a two-minute talk.
  • Writing: connecting words: cause and effect (2); spelling: -  ible or-  able; writing task:  making a semi-formal/formal complaint.

Unit 5

  • Vocabulary: noun collocations; adjective-noun collocations; colloquial language.
  • Grammar: subject/verb agreement; verbs with different meanings; modal verbs: levels of certainty about the past, present and future.
  • Reading: great service; born to fly; a book review.
  • Listening: a radio programme about inventions; people discussing the secret of success; language-learning strategies.
  • Speaking: prioritising useful inventions;  help with pronunciation: review: preparing to give a talk; discussing achievements; discussing future language-learning strategies.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

This course has a practical orientation. In the weekly whole-group session, the teacher will explain the most important aspects of each unit, following the contents in the last five units in the book 'Face2face Advanced'. In the three practice sessions per week, where students will be asked to be active participants, tasks and exercises will be done or revised related to grammatical aspects, vocabulary, use of English, as well as to the development of the four skills (speaking, writing, listening and speaking).

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The mark obtained in the continuous assessment (attendance and participation, 20% + oral presentations and written texts, 30%) will be added up to the mark obtained in the written examination (50%).

The correspondence between assessment procedures, competences and learning outcomes is the following:

S1 - G1, G7, E1, E16, E28 - R01, R04, R08, R09, R11

S2 - G1, G7, E1, E16, E28 - R01, R04, R08, R09, R11

S3 -  G1, G7, E1, E16, E28 - R01, R04, R06, R08, R09, R11

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
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    • Notes: There is also an available copy at the library.
  • Face2face : advanced : student's book. Edition: 2nd ed, reprint.. Author: Cunningham, Gillie. Publisher: London : Cambridge University Press, 2013-2015  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
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  • Oxford collocations dictionary : for students of English. Edition: 2nd ed.. Author: -. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009  (Library)
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  • Collins Cobuild advanced dictionary of English. Edition: 7th. ed.. Author: -. Publisher: Boston : National Geographic Learning ; Glasgow (England) : Harper Collins, 2012  (Library)
  • Cambridge international dictionary of phrasal verbs. Edition: 1st published, 17th printing. Author: -. Publisher: Cambridge: University Press, 2002  (Library)
  • Study writing: a course in written english for academic and professional purposes. Edition: -. Author: Hamp Lyons, Liz. Publisher: Cambridge: University Press, 1993  (Library)
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  • Cambridge academic english : an integrated skills course for EAP : Advanced. Edition: -. Author: Hewings, Martin. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012  (Library)
  • English phrasal verbs in use : advanced. Edition: 7th printing. Author: McCarthy, Michael. Publisher: Cambridge : University of Cambridge, 2013  (Library)
  • Oxford advanced learner's dictionary of current English. Edition: 9th ed.. Author: Hornby, A.S.. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015  (Library)
  • Advanced writing with English in use : CAE . Edition: -. Author: Cory, Hugh. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009  (Library)
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  • English collocations in use: advanced : how words work together for fluent and natural English, self-study and classroom use . Edition: -. Author: O'Dell, Felicity. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008  (Library)
  • Macmillan English dictionary for advanced learners. Edition: 2nd ed. Author: -. Publisher: Oxford: Macmillan Education, 2007  (Library)
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  • Longman advanced learner's grammar: a self-study reference & practice book with answers. Edition: 5th. impr.. Author: Foley, Mark.. Publisher: Harlow: Peaeson Education, 2006.  (Library)
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