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Week

In-Class Homework

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Course description & textbook

Diagnostic speaking: impromptu speech

Ch. 1: Cultural Anthropology, p. 4

Due: 9/27 - Buy supplies and Textbook, Quest 3: Listening and Speaking

My Town: Advantages/Disadvantages

Quest 3: pages 5-6 (C, D, E)

 

Ch. 1: Cultural Anthropology, p. 7-11

 

 Quest AudioFiles

Week 1 - Pronunciation Diagnostic (Wimba) - due Sunday 9/30

Quest 3: pages 12-14 & prepare an anecdote to share on Tuesday

 

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Ch. 1: Cultural Anthropology, p. 14-20 and Vocabulary list

Quest 3: READ pages 21, 22 & 25; WRITE p. 23-24

Learn 5 Vocabulary Words

 

Ch. 1: Cultural Anthropology, p. 27-29 and Vocabulary list

American Speech Sounds in Language Computer Lab, CT 235

Quest 3: p.19 E & p.20 F (listen to "Quest AudioFiles" above) write answers to turn in

pages 29 E - use a vocab. word in each of your 6 questions - EMAIL your 6 questions to Penny by Sunday.

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Ch. 1: Quiz

Ch. 2: p. 40-48

Quest 3: p.45, 46 & 47 C (listen to "Quest AudioFiles" above). Write answers for p.47C to turn in.

Select a topic for your Informational Speech

 [optional homework: Quest 3: p.40-42]

 

Penny's Informational Speech -- Gluten-Free Food:  Fad or Trend?

Begin preparations for 1st speech - Informational

Language Computer Lab - research & "Learn to Speak English"/Pronunciation feedback

Prepare for your Informational Speech:
  1. about 3 sources (print p.1 of each)
  2. write detailed outline with sources at bottom (have tutor sign)
  3. Shorten to 1-page brief outline (bring 8 copies on day of your speech)
  4. practice with tutor in CT208, sign

4

Practice your speech with a partner in class

Quest 3: Ch. 3: Developing Nations, p.67-79                              Vocabulary list

Practice your speech (many times), see above. Bring a flashdrive & 8 copies of brief outline for your speech.

Quest 3: Ch. 3, p.69-72F, Turn in p.72F, p.78-79, 81A-82B.

 

Info. Speeches: Justin, Yoshi, Rie, Bora (Oct.18)

Quest 3: Ch. 3

Wimba #2 - What Makes You Thin?

Quest 3: Ch. 3, p.82-85, p.87-88

[Practice your speech]

5

Info. Speeches: Yu Lim, Reina, Sophia, Angela (Oct.23)

Quest 3: Ch. 3

Word Stress list

Quest 3: Ch. 3, p.89-91, 93B

Word Stress handout

[Practice your speech]

 

Info. Speeches: Kay, Tommy, Yekta, Lahyun (Oct.25)

Quest 3: Ch. 3 - note-taking practice

Word Stress, Ex. 1 handout

 

Quest 3: Ch. 3, p.94F - use a vocab. word in each of your 6 questions & EMAIL your 6 questions to Penny by Sunday.

Word Stress chart - see email for resource

[Practice your speech]

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Info. Speeches: Mohammad, Takahiro, Jessica, Jung (Oct.30)

Quest 3: Ch. 3

Word Stress

Progress Report-Current Grade!

Review Quest 3: Ch. 3 & Word Stress for Midterm Exam

 

Word Stress Game

Midterm Exam - Part I

 

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Midterm Exam - Part II

Quest 3: Ch.4 The Global Economy, p. 97-104

Quest 3: p.100-105 & p. 112-113 (+ listen to AudioFiles in Week 1)

 

Quest 3: Ch.4, p.108-115 Quest 3: p.116-119 + AudioFiles

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Quest 3: Ch.4, p.117-124 Quest 3: p.127-130

[p.128 B is optional for Extra Credit]

 

Quest 3: p.124-125

Go to Computer Lab CT235

Quest 3: Ch. 4: Write 4 comprehension questions about Ch. 4 - use a vocab. word in each of your 4 questions and make at least one question Multiple Choice. Then EMAIL your 4 questions to Penny by Sunday.

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Persuasive Speech Preparation

Quiz ch. 4 Vocabulary (we'll study in class before the quiz)

Prepare your Persuasive Speech (4-6 minutes + 5 min. Q/A):
  1. about 3 sources (print p.1 of each)
  2. write detailed outline with sources at bottom (have tutor sign)
  3. Shorten to 1-page brief outline (bring 8 copies on your speech day)
  4. practice with tutor in CT208, sign

Extra Credit hmwk: Thanksgiving Survey

 

No Class - Thanksgiving Holiday Eat some traditional Thanksgiving food: turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, etc.

OR Spend time with friends/family.

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 Practice your persuasive speech in class

Begin Ch. 7 - Endangered Species (p. 206-212)

Practice your speech (many times), see above. Bring a flashdrive, your long speech outline with sources, & 9 copies of brief outline for your speech.

p. 207-209 F (write 1 of the 3 choices)

p. 211-212 C

 

Thurs. 11/29 - Persuasive Speeches: Tommy, Justin, Yoshi, Bora, Ayesha

Quest 3: p. 213-216

Wimba #3 - Phone message

p. 219-221 A & B

Practice your speech

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Tues. 12/4 - Persuasive Speeches: Reina, Jessica, Jung, Sophia, Rie, Takahiro

Quest 3: chapter 7

Word Stress

Crossword Puzzle

Study for Final Exam (including Dialog Prompts & ch. 7 vocab)

Practice your speech

 

Thurs. 12/6 - Persuasive Speeches: Lahyun, Mohammad, Yekta, Angela, Ke

Final Exam - Day 1 (Listening, Note Taking, Vocab)

Study for Final Exam

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Tues., Dec. 11, 2012         3:30-5:50 pm

Final Exam - Day 2 (Comprehension Questions, IPA, Word Stress, Speech components)

    

                     HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

 

 



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