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Syllabus 2019-20 - 12312010 - English Language 3 (Inglés 3)

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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 Filología hispánica
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: English Language 3
CODE: 12312010 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 0
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. Grammatical contents
  2. Lexical contents
  3. Functions
  4. The four skills: writing, reading, speaking and listening.

1.1. Questions and answers. Grammar ( question formation), vocabulary working out meaning from context), pronunciation (friendly intonation, showing interest. 
1.2. Do you believe in it? Grammar ( auxiliary verbs; the...the...+ comparatives ), vocabulary (compound adjecives, modifiers), pronunciation ( intonation and sentence rhythm). 
2.1. Call the doctor? Grammar ( present perfect simple and continuous), vocabulary (illnesses and injuries), pronunciation (sibilant sounds and /k/; word stress). 
2.2. Older and Wiser? Grammar ( using adjectives as nouns, adjective order present perfect simple and continuous), vocabulary (clothes and fashion), pronunciation (vowel sounds). 
3.1. The truth about air travel. Grammar (narrative tenses, past perfect continuous; so/such...that), vocabulary (air travel), pronunciation (regular and irregular past forms, sentence rhythm). 
3.2. Incredibly short stories. Grammar ( the position of adverbs and adverbial phrases), vocabulary (adverbs and adverbial phrases), pronunciation (word stress and intonation). 
4.1. Eco-guilt.. Grammar ( future perfect and future continuous), vocabulary (the environment, the weather), pronunciation ( vowel sounds).
4.2. Are you a risk taker? Grammar ( zero and first conditionals, future time clauses), vocabulary (expressions with take), pronunciation (sentence stress and rhythm).
5.1. The survivor's club. Grammar (unreal conditionals), vocabulary (feelings), pronunciation (word stress). 
5.2. It drives me mad! Grammar (structures after wish), vocabulary ( expressing feelings with verbs or -ed/-ing adjectives), pronunciation (sentence rhythm and intonation).

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Group classes: theory and practise.

Oral presentations.

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  • Lecture (theory): 1 hour per week
  • Lecture (practice): 3 hours per week
  • Homework: 6 hours per week

N.B.: As the subject will be entirely taught in English, no distinction will be made between regular students and PATIE students as regards methodology.

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

  • Theoretical contents (final exam): 50%
  • Attendance and active participation: 20%
  • Assignments (portfolio) and oral presentation (speaking): 30%

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

  • S1: CB4; G06, G09, T06, T13; R31.
  • S2: CB1, CB5; G02, H12, H20, H23, T01, T03, T08, T14; R29, R30, R32
  • S3: CB2, CB3; E16, H21, T04, T05, T11; R33.

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N.B. (1): In order to pass the subject it will be necessary to get at least 5/10 considering all the assessment criteria above.

N.B. (2): as for the dates for the final exam, international students should note that, unless there are exceptional reasons, no alternative dates to the official ones will be offered to them, as they will be considered in exactly the same terms as the rest of the students. All official exams will take place in May-June (regular exams or "convocatoria ordinaria") and -if the student does not pass the subject- in June-July (extraordinary exams or "convocatoria extraordinaria").

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • English file: upper-intermediate. Edition: 3rd. ed.. Author: Latham-Koenig, Christina. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
    • Notes: Students will need the student's book and workbook.
     (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • A practical English grammar. Edition: 4ª th ed., 20 th imp.. Author: Thomson, A. J.. Publisher: Oxford [etc.]: University Press, (2000 impr.  (Library)
  • Oxford modern English grammar. Edition: -. Author: Aarts, Bas. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011  (Library)
  • Macmillan English dictionary for advanced learners. Edition: 2nd ed. Author: -. Publisher: Oxford: Macmillan Education, 2007  (Library)
  • Macmillan phrasal verbs plus . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Oxford : Macmillan Education, 2005  (Library)
  • Practical English usage. Edition: 3rd ed., fully rev.. Author: Swan, Michael, 1936-. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.  (Library)
  • Oxford guide to English grammar. Edition: 1st published, 7th impression. Author: Eastwood, John. Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002  (Library)
  • Current English grammar. Edition: -. Author: Chalker, Sylvia. Publisher: London: Macmillan, 1984  (Library)
  • Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English. Edition: 2nd. ed., 15th print.. Author: Hewings, Martin. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012  (Library)
  • Advanced listening and speaking. Edition: -. Author: Gude, Kathy. Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, ccop. 1999  (Library)
  • First certificate trainer : six practice tests with answers. Edition: 1st published, 4th printing. Author: May, Peter, 1951-. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012  (Library)
  • Advanced vocabulary & idiom. Edition: -. Author: Thomas, B. J.. Publisher: Harlow: Longman, 2003  (Library)
  • Longman pronunciation dictionary. Edition: 3rd., 2ª imp.. Author: Wells, J. C.. Publisher: Essex: Longman, 2008+ 1 CD-ROM  (Library)
  • English phonetics and phonology: a practical course. Edition: 3rd ed., 4th printing. Author: Roach, Peter. Publisher: Cambridge [etc.]: Cambridge University, 2002  (Library)
  • Test your English idioms. Edition: -. Author: Watcyn-Jones, Peter. Publisher: London: Penguin, 1990  (Library)
  • Reasons for listening. Edition: -. Author: Scarbrough, David. Publisher: Cambridge [etc.]: Cambridge University Press, 1984  (Library)
  • Reading between the lines: integrated language and literature activities. Edition: 1st published, 3rd printing. Author: McRae, John. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986  (Library)
  • Oxford advanced learner's dictionary of current English. Edition: 9th ed.. Author: Hornby, A.S.. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015  (Library)
  • The Penguin English grammar A-Z for advanced students. Edition: -. Author: Broughton, Geoffrey. Publisher: London [etc.]: Penguin Books, 1990  (Library)
  • English grammar word by word. Edition: -. Author: Chalker, Sylvia. Publisher: Surrey : Nelson, 1990  (Library)
  • The big picture : B2, upper intermediate.. Edition: 1ª ed.. Author: Brewster, Simon. Publisher: [Madrid] : Richmond, D.L. 2012  (Library)
  • The big picture : B2, upper intermediate.. Edition: 1ª ed.. Author: Lane, Alastair. Publisher: [Madrid] : Richmond, D.L. 2012  (Library)