Schedules - Syllabus for SSB

Malc Prentice

General Description

Study Skills for Business 1 (SSB1) in the spring semester and SSB 2 in the fall semester will improve students'

English skills by focusing on developing writing, listening, note-taking, and speaking skills as well as vocabulary.

Students in the Faculty of Business Administration should take Study Skills for Business 1 (SSB1) in the spring

semester and SSB 2 in the fall semester together with Business English (BE) 1 in the spring semester and BE 2 in

the fall semester.

Goals and Objectives

This course follows the Curriculum for General Academic Skills

The aim is to help you study in English at the university and overseas

Required Materials

A4 40 pocket plastic folder

No text. Materials supplied by teacher

Evaluation/Assessment

Required items and points for doing extra

Item % Minimum
(NG points if not)
OK points for extra?
see get independent learning points
Instructions
Paragraphs 30% 3 paragraphs (ABC) (10% each) No see weekly schedule
Homework (RR) 30% 6 reports
(RR2,4,6 assessed)
Do "Logs" instead see weekly schedule
Participation 20% =NG-Attendance+OK Participation is OK points see get independent learning points
Self Access (Writing Centre) 5% 5% for 2 visits No see use the Self Access Centre
English FOrum 5% 5% for 5 visits max 5 OK points for 5 more (total 10) see use the Self Access Centre
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 5% 28 minimum max 5 OK points for 15 extra (total 43) see do a quickwrite
Logs (Reading/Listening activities) OK/NG only 6 minimum (matching RR1-6) max 5 OK points for 5 extra (total 11) see log input
Speed Reading (SR) OK/NG only 1 book (20 readings) minimum max 5 OK points for 20 extra (total 40) see do a speed reading
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% (test) 10 words per class (280 total) No, but the test is on ALL words in list.
Minimum not enough to pass test.
see learn vocabulary

Grading system

See grading system

Essay content

Report Content

Report List Spring

RR1 = outline a news article Practice - not graded Print only
RR2 = outline a news article 10% Print and email
RR3 = outline a lecture Practice - not Graded Print only
RR4 = outline a lecture 10% Print and email
RR5 = Combined (RR3 lecture+RR1 related news) Practice - not Graded Print only
RR6 = Combined (RR3 lecture+RR1 related news) 10% Print and email

Report List Fall

RR1 = Combined (lecture + related news) Practice - not Graded Print only
RR2 = Combined (lecture + related news) 10% Print and email
RR3 = outline an academic articlePractice - not Graded Print only
RR4 = outline an academic article10% Print and email
RR5 = Combined Academic (lecture+article) Practice - not graded Print only
RR6 = Combined Academic (lecture+article) 10% Print and email

Weekly Schedule

Class 1 - Skills Class 1 ()

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Class 2 - Skills Class 2 ()

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Writing Class 1 (24 Sep 2018)

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Writing Class 2 (DOne on Wed due to typhoon)

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Writing Class 3 (Oct 15- Mon)

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Writing Class 4 (Oct 22-Mon)

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Writing Class 5 (Oct 29-Mon)

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Writing Class 6 (Nov 5-Mon)

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Writing Class 7 (Nov 12-Mon)

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Writing Class 8 (Nov 19 Mon)

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Writing Class 9 (Nov 26 Mon)

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Writing Class 10 (Dec 3 Mon)

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Writing Class 11 (Dec 10 Mon)

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Writing Class 12 (Dec 17 Mon)

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Writing Class 13 (Jan 7 Mon)

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Report Class 1 (Sep 26 Wed)

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Report Class 2 (Oct 3 Wed)

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Report Class 3 (Oct 10 Wed)

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Report Class 4 (Oct 17 Wed)

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Report Class 5 (Oct 24 WED)

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Report Class 6 (Oct 31 Wed)

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Report Class 7 (Nov 7 Wed)

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Report Class 8 (Nov 14 Wed)

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Report Class 9 (Nov 21 Wed)

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Report Class 10 (Nov 28 Wed)

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Report Class 11 (Dec 5 Wed)

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Report Class 12 (Dec 12 Wed)

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Report Class 13 (Dec 19 Wed)

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Class 29 - Penultimate class (Jan 9 Wed)

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Class 30 - Last Class (Jan 16 Mon class on Wednesday)

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HW for the future!

Follow your holiday homework plan.

TYPHOON CLASS Jan 17-TUESDAY