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Syllabus 2019-20 - 12312011 - English Language 4 (Inglés 4)

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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 4
CODE: 12312011 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 0
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

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 feeligns with verbs or -ed/-ing  adjectives), pronunciation (sentence rhythm and intonation).

6.1. Music and emotion. Grammar ( gerunds and infinitives), vocabulary (music), pronunciation ( words that come from other languages).

6.2. Sleeping Beauty. Grammar (used to, be used to, get used to), vocabulary (sleep), pronunciation (sentence stress and linking).

7.1. Don't argue. Grammar ( past medals:   must, might/ may, should, can't, couldn't +   have, etc.; would rather), vocabulary (verbs often confused), pronunciation (weak form of   have).

7.2. Actors acting. Grammar ( verbs of the senses), vocabulary (the body), pronunciation ( silent letters). 

8.1. Beat the robbers... and the burglars. Grammar ( the passive (all forms);   it is   said that ..., he is thought to ..., etc.; have something done), vocabulary (crime and punishment), pronunciation (the letter u).

8.2. Breaking news. Grammar (   reporting verbs), vocabulary (   the media), pronunciation (word stress).

9.1. Truth and lies. Grammar ( clauses of contrast and purpose;   whatever, whenever, etc.), vocabulary (advertising, business), pronunciation ( changing stress on nouns and verbs).

9.2. Megacities. Grammar ( uncountable and plural nouns), vocabulary ( word building   : prefixes and   suffixes), pronunciation (   wo   r   d   stress   with pre   fi   xes and s   u   ffixes).

10.1. The dark side of the moon. Grammar (   quantifiers:   all, every, both, etc.), vocabulary (science), pronunciation (stress in word families).

10.2. The power of words. Grammar (articles), vocabulary (collocation, word pairs), pronunciation ( pausing and sentence stress).

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The classes will be a combination of theoretical and practical aspects.

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

  1. Attendance and participation in class. 20% max.
  2. Final exam. 50% max.
  3. Speaking (15%  max.) and Composition Writing (15% max.) in the classroom.

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • English File Upper-Intermediate Student's Book + Workbook with Key Pack . Edition: 3rd. Author: Latham-Koenig, Christina . Publisher: OXFORD.
    • Notes: Students will need the student's book and workbook.
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Practical english usage. Edition: 3rd ed., fully rev.. Author: Swan, Michael, 1936-. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.  (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)
  • English Grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of Engli. Edition: 4th ed, 7th. repr.. Author: Murphy, Raymond, 1943-. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014  (Library)
  • Oxford dictionary of English [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 3rd ed. edited by Angus Stevenson. Author: -. Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2010  (Library)