UNIVERSITY OF BAHRAIN  ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE

Semester 2, 2013-2014

 

 

 

 

 

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COURSE DESCRIPTION FOR ENGLR 015

ENGLR 015 PACING SCHEDULE February - June 2014

 

Weeks

1 & 2

 

1. Present Simple Positive   - Study the Form and Continue with the Exercises

2. Present Simple Positive  - Singular / Plural Subject

3. Practise Spelling - Complete the Sentences

4. Present Simple Negative - Study the Form and Complete the Sentences

5. Present Simple Positive, Negative & Questions - Study the Form

6. Practise - Positive

7. Practise - Negative

8. Present Simple - Revision

Select Readings Chapter 1 - Listen

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

 

Week 3

 

1. The Paragraph - from Al Hitty website

2. Online practice with TOPIC SENTENCES

3. SR Chapter 1 vocabulary quiz 1 - Gap Fill

4. SR Chapter 1 vocabulary quiz 2 - M/C

5. SR Chapter 1 reading quiz

6. More Reading (Past)

 

Week 4

 

 

 

1. Topic Sentences M/C

2. SR Chapter 2 vocabulary quiz 1 - Gap Fill

3. SR Chapter 2 vocabulary quiz 2 - M/C

4. SR Chapter 2 reading quiz

5. Simple Past  Positive - What Mr Bean Did and Practice

6. Sentence Structure

7. Subject Pronouns

8. Object Pronouns      

9. am / is / are?

10. Practice - was / were

Select Readings Chapter 2 - Listen

Mika's Homestay in London

 

Week 5

 

1. Adjectives for People and Places

2. Adjective Game - Opposites

3. Past Simple Regular Verbs  - Study the form and Continue with the Exercises

4. Irregular Past Simple

5. Past Simple Irregular Verbs - Verb "to be" and others

6. Simple Past: Negatives and Questions

SUPPLEMENTARY

1. Present Simple Spelling  

2.Online activities to improve Writing:

 a) Jumbled Sentences    2. Adjectives -ed / -ing

 b) Adverbs of Frequency - Study

 c)  Adverbs of Frequency - Practice

 

Week 6

 

1. SR Chapter 4 Reading

2. SR Chapter 4 Vocabulary Gap Fill

Select Readings Chapter 4 - Listen

Helping Others

Monday 24th March Test 1 (30%) 

SR Chapters 1,  2 & 4 and EAW Units 1 and 2

 

Study Advice for Test 1

Select Readings:

  • Chapters 1, 2 & 4 reading topics and types of question (main idea, T / F etc)

  • Vocabulary - pages 5, 7 & 10; 15, 17 & 20; 35, 37 & 40

Effective Academic Writing Unit 1 & 2:

  • Identifying TS / SS / CS see page 24

  • Present Simple, Positive, Negative & Question

  • Past Simple, Positive, Negative & Question 

  • Write a Descriptive Paragraph with TS, at least 3 SS and CS

 a) Verb "to be" - Positive & Negative

 b) Practice

 c) Present Simple Positive

 d) Practice

 e) Present Simple Negative

 f) Practice

 

Week 7

 

 

1. Present Simple verb "to be" Study   Practise

2. Past Simple

3. EAW a / an   Study    Practise

4. Word Order - Adjectives  8 jumbled sentences - WRITE them correctly.

5. Adjectives - Comparative & Superlative    Study   Practise 

 

Week 8

 

1. Word Order (2 or more adjectives):

           opinion+size+fact+age+colour+nationality

e.g I've got a lovely big cheap old blue Japanese car.

  • Practise 1 - WRITE these 8 sentences in your notebook.

 

2. Subject-Verb Agreement (Singular or Plural?)

3. Present Simple Negative Study (doesn't don't)

Week 9

 

MID-SEMESTER BREAK FOR STUDENTS

 

Week 10

 

1. SR Chapter 5 Reading

2. SR Chapter 5 Vocabulary M/C

3. More Adjectives:  

4. Verb "to be" - am / is / are

Week 11    

 

 

1. SR Chapter 6 - Reading

2. SR Chapter 6 - Making Inferences

3. SR Chapter 6 Vocabulary - Gap Fill

 

EAW Unit 4

1. Time order words - How to Make an Omelette

2. should / must

 

Week 12 

  

 

1. Writing

2. Order of Adjectives EAW Unit 2 - Video Link

3. EAW Editing 1

4. SR Chapter 5 Vocabulary M/C (Test 2 Revision)

5. SR Chapter 5 Vocabulary Gap Fill (Test 2 Revision)

6. SR Chapter 8 reading quiz

7. SR Chapter 8 Vocabulary - M/C

8. SR Chapter 8 Vocabulary - Gap Fill and Gap Fill Extra

9. Imperatives: Lesson, Exercises 1, 2 and 3

10. Modals: must not / don't have to: Lesson, Exercises 1 and 2

 

Week 13     

 

Test 2 Total 30% - Monday 12th May 2014

SR: Chapters 5, 6 & 8

EAW: Unit 4

Week 14

Select Readings

1. SR Chapter 10 Vocabulary Matching

2. SR Chapter 10 Vocabulary Gap Fill

3. Present & Past Simple online revision

4. More Suffixes - Crossword Puzzle

5. More Reading - Pronoun References

6. Punctuation - using commas

 

Week 15

 

 

1. FACT or OPINION

2. There is / There are / It is

3. There is (was) / are (were)

4.  Because / Because of

 

What is Plagiarism?

1. Introducing Plagiarism

2. Cheating or Plagiarism - Click on the links

3. Citations & References

4. Watch this video clip

5. Online Quiz - Is It Plagiarism?

 

Supplementary

1. SR Chapter 11 Vocabulary Matching

2. SR Chapter 11 Vocabulary Gap Fill

 

Week 16

 

Revision for Final Exam:

Select Readings

  • Vocabulary from Chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10

  • Reading topics from the same chapters

Effective Academic Writing 

  • Grammar points from Part 4 in Units 1, 2, 4 & 6

  • Paragraph 6 - Opinion  

e.g. Should students be allowed to use their mobile phone in an exam?  Why or why not?

 

  1. ENGLR 015 FINAL EXAM

  2. BRING ID CARD WITH YOUR PHOTOGRAPH.

  3. BRING 2 OR MORE PENS.

  4. SWITCH YOUR MOBILE PHONE OFF!

  5. COME EARLY.

 

Saturday 7th June 11:30 - 1:30

Location to be confirmed