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Semester 1

English / M1101

Unit 2 – Unit 3 – Unit 4 – Unit 5 – Final Exams

Unit 1

 

Global English

1 TD / 1 TP (3 hours total)

All course material is available on Moodle and must be downloaded prior to the beginning of each session.

Reading / Writing

Article/Questions: Jill Stein for The Economist (Aug 10th 2013): ‘Nous Twitterons’, The French language is getting battered by social media

See original article →

TOEIC Practice / Grammar Review

Grammar Review: Adjectives vs Adverbs

Online exercises and articles

 

Adjectives and Adverbs–What’s the Difference? on Grammarly Blog*

 

*Grammerly Blog is a great, slightly offbeat website dedicated to English grammar and more generally, English usage.

 

Adjectives and Adverbs on BBC Learning English

(You might also want to take a look at the activities regarding adverb position: intermediate 15 & intermediate 19)

 

Englisch Hilfen is a German website with a wealth of information and exercises with answers that will prove very helpful to those of you in need of a serious brush-up of their English grammar.

 

Exercise 1 – Exercise 2 – Exercise 3 – Exercise 4

Listening

The Open University: The History of English in Ten Minutes – See the 10 tracks

In this session, we will use the video “Global English”, but you might want to take a look at the other nine videos of this course on the history of English.

 

Ted Talks: The World’s English Mania – The more advanced students among you will probably have time to take on a more challenging activity by completing the transcript of this Ted Talk show about the overwhelming popularity of the English language – View the video on Ted Talks

Speaking

In this session, we will focus on the most common sound of the English language: the “schwa”. This sound may correspond to any written short vowel in a weak syllable. Make sure you have downloaded the pronunciation exercises on the bureau virtuel. For more information and practice, please review the following links.

 

BBC Learning English pronunciation tips: Tim’s Workshop – archive

Article on The Mental Floss: read.