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UofW August Intensive Program Level 1 Morning Class

The University of Winnipeg -


August Intensive Program 2017
Level 1 Morning Class

Carey Roess
c.roess@uwinnipeg.ca
August 1 - September 1, 2017
Monday - Friday; 9:00am - 12:00pm
1A13

Course Description
The level 1 Morning Class includes all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking,

and listening. We will study vocabulary and grammar that will help you describe people

and events, and to give and receive instructions. We will use phrasal verbs and

collocations in conversation and writing, and collaborate with classmates on a group

project. Students are responsible for a reflection journal to be discussed in class.

Further details about assignment are to come.

Course Objectives
At the end of the course I will be able to

use new vocabulary to make my writing and speaking more imaginative and
descriptive.

identify the main idea in texts and paragraphs.

use language to express my ideas and opinions.

write a simple story or description of event using basic time expressions.

identify key details in a simple recorded dialogue or narrative.


UofW August Intensive Program Level 1 Morning Class

Course Units and Objectives

Law & Justice


Students will:
ask simple questions to find out about a subject.
read a simple text and extract factual details.
get the gist of short, simple stories if told slowly and clearly.
write short basic descriptions of past events and activities.
identify specific info in simple brochures and short articles.

The Environment
Students will:
write short, basic descriptions of people, places and things.
ask simple questions in a face-to-face survey.
use basic connectors like and, but, so & then.
make basic inferences from simple information in a short text.

Culture
Students will:
write a simple story or description of an event using basic time expressions.
Describe peoples everyday lives using a short series of simple phrases and
expressions.
Understand short, simple narratives and biographies.
Give an example of something in a very simple text using like or for example.

Indigenous Canadians
Students will:
Can read a simple text and extract factual details.
Can understand short, simple narratives and biographies.
Can write short basic descriptions of past events and activities.
UofW August Intensive Program Level 1 Morning Class

Can identify key details in a simple recorded dialogue or narrative.


Can follow short, simple social exchanges.
Can ask simple questions to find out about a subject.
Make a short, rehearsed announcement on a familiar topic.

Course Schedule

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

1 2
3 4

CLASSES START!! Visit to the


Legislative
Building
7
8 9
10
11

NO SCHOOL
Test - Group 1 Stand Alone
HOLIDAY Unit

14 15 16 17 18

Final Writing
Assignment due

21
22
23
24 25

R & L Test Collaborative Grad 1-3


Project
Presentations

28
29
30
31
September 1

Visit to the Test - Group 2 Stand Alone Grad 1-3


Legislative Unit
Building
UofW August Intensive Program Level 1 Morning Class

Grading Scale
Grading Information

1. Collaborative Project 30% A+ 96 100% C+ 66 - 69


2. Final Writing Assignment 30% A 91 95 C 57 - 65
3. Reading and listening Test 15%
A- 83 90 D 50 - 56
4. Test 10%
B+ 75 82 F < 50
5. Reflection Journal 15%
B 70 74

Important Policies

Attendance and Punctuality: Students are required to attend all classes.


Students who arrive up to 15 minutes late are marked late, those who
arrive more than 15 minutes late will be marked absent.

Assignments and Tests: Students are required to complete all


assignments and tests as scheduled in the course outline. Students who
miss a test or assignment will receive 0 unless they provide the program
coordinator a doctors note.

Cell Phone Use: Students may use their cell phones in class for learning
purposes only.

English Only Policy: Students are required to speak English at all times
during class.

Participation: Students are required to participate in all class activities.