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Welcome to English listening and Speaking. Mrs. Sonia Meyer. Syllabus. Syllabus: an outline of the subjects in a course of study or teaching Outline: a general description or plan giving the essential features of something but not the detail. My Information. Mrs. Sonia Meyer - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Mrs. Sonia Meyer

  • Syllabus: an outline of the subjects in a course of study or teachingOutline: a general description or plan giving the essential features of something but not the detail

  • Mrs. Sonia MeyerWebsite: sonia.meyercraft.netPhone: 132-6170-7513Email: sonia@meyercraft.net

  • PresentationsLanguage PartnerClass ParticipationMidtermFinal

  • Story TellingA life changing momentYour happiest momentYou saddest momentAny personal storyPersuasiveConvince us to support an important causePersuade us to one side of a controversial issueConvince us to buy something

  • CategoryDescription%Content on SpeechWas the speech either story-telling or persuasive? Was the speech interesting? Did the speech have a logical organization?1Presentation StyleDid the speaker speak loudly? Did he/she make eye contact with the audience? Did he/she only read from a paper?1Clarity of SpeechHow fluently did the speaker speak? Could I understand his/her words? Was his/her pronunciation good?1

  • You may choose a classmate as your English language partner. You must meet with your language partner once a week and during this time you can only speak in English with each other. As proof of your meeting, I want you to take a picture of the two of you together and send it to me. Dont forget to write your names in the email.

  • This is a major percentage of your grade meaning it is very important! Attendance is required and especially important for language learning. I expect students to participate by speaking in class, asking questions, and talking during group discussions.

  • Midterm: Group presentationFinal: Mock interview

  • CategoryOf 25%Class Participation52 Presentations6Midterm Project8Language Partner Pictures2Final4

  • Each unexcused absence will result in 2 points deduction from your final grade. If you happen to miss a class for legitimate reasons, e.g. sickness, accident, please let me know ahead of time. Please only use English during class time.

  • Attend a lecture by a foreign professor (English-speaking)take a picture of yourself at the lecturewrite a 1-page paper about your thoughts on his or her lectureGo to the Beijing American Center ( 2801 100020 )Take a picture of yourself therebring back a pamphlet with your name written on it

  • Excuse me professor, can you please slow down?Excuse me professor, can you repeat what you just said?Excuse me professor, what does transcribe mean?Im sorry professor, I dont understand.Im sorry professor, I dont know the answer.

  • Transcribe the lyrics of El Paso by Marty RobbinsAudio file on websiteOr find it online