Mondays-Thursdays: 8:00-9:00 Fridays:11:00-13:00

Aula:11

19/09/2011
General Presentations (Salón de Actos)
22/09/2011
Placement Test.
23/09/2011
Subject guidelines.
26/09/2011
Subject guidelines.
Revision main mistakes: False-friends related to academic field.
29/09/2011
Opening Ceremony University Year
30/09/2011
Unit 1: focus on Vocabulary.
Homework:
  • Search for definitions, phonetics, examples and synonyms of the main vocabulary appeared in the unit.
  • Complete exercises and write down a composition about your academic background as in the example in exercise 2 of the worksheet.
  • Take photocopies from "reprografía": Extra listening exercises
3/10/2011
Revision on how to make questions (ex4. worksheet)
6/10/2011
Talking about academic background. Student's Introductions
Unit 1: Vocabulary focus, ex from pages 6, 7.
Grammar Points reminded: Modals (obligation) and Reported speech (related to orders)
7/10/2011
Unit 1: Listening: Lectures (114,115), focus on linkers and expressions used in oral speech, different from the written speech.- Verb stuctures: to Let sb do sth; enable sb to do sth ; to be allowed to do sth=Permitir que alguien haga algo
- Grammar points reminded: Present perfect uses.
- Composition writing structure of argumentations (advantages, disadvantages): Introduction 2 page 115.
Homework:
  • With transcripts on pages 114,115,116 answer questions related to comprehension from pages 8 & 9.
  • Summary: Questions to answer from pages 114,115,116.
    • What is law? Write a definition.
    • Write the meaning of bar, fair and law in general and legal English.
    • How many branches of law are there?
    • State: Positive and negative aspects of a jury system.
    • From Listening 1.6: Write the types of note-taking used on page 11: flowchart, tree-diagram, headings and notes, spidergram, table, timeline, two columns.
10/10/2011
End of Unit 1(exercise correction) Beginning Unit 2
Listening Practice exercises about legal English, extra photocopies to practise the format.
Homework for next session:
  • Read about some people who have had a great influence on the development of the law and do exercise B on page 16.You will need to do some research on Internet.
  • Give positive and negative aspects of a jury system using the ideas debated in class. Put them into a composition writing format follow the for and against model.
13/10/2011
Unit 2:Listening Practice exercises about legal English, extra photocopies to practise the format.
14/10/2011
Unit 2:Oral practice: Identification of important achievements in law and the people who did it, page 16
Reading comprehension from page 17.
Teams for oral presentations (important to come to class to hand in the names of the members of your group)

17/10/2011
Revision of Tenses and Modal verbs.
Conjugate: Irregular verbs study.
20/10/2011
Unit 3: Focus on Vocabulary: Crimes and Civil wrongs
Homework:
  • Exercises A to F, page 22
21/10/2011
Unit 3: Listening Section: pages 117, 118. Vocabulary Revision: exercice F page 22.
Homework for next session:
  • Read and listen transcripts from unit 3 and answer the following:
    • Answer the questions provided on page 24 (from pages 117,118)
    • Types of trespass to the people. Explain the difference (page 119)
    • List the defences that are available to a person sued for trespass to the person
    • Exercises G/H page 26
24/10/2011
End of Unit 3. Listening Comprehension page 119
Homework:
27/10/2011
End of Unit 3: Focus on homework.
Homework for next session:
  • Write a composition about the clues to success, don't forget to give reasons for your answers.
28/10/2011
Progress Test: Continuous Assessment. Grammar, Listening comprehension and vocabulary (legal vocab. and irregular verbs) AVISO IMPORTANTE: Probablemente habrá un cambio de aula para el mismo: Aula 1A
31/10/2011
Do and don'ts at a job interview
3/11/2011
Progress test revision

Homework: Watch the following tips for:
4/11/2011
Job interviews
Homework:
Prepare your CV on europass

You'll have to look for a real job abroad, related to your C.V, write a letter of application for the job together with your C.V and send it to me. Follow the model in Cover Letters.
7/11/2011
Letter writing: Cover letters (letters of application for a job)
  • Extra material for this section:
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Nota: For the ones who haven't got the book yet, I have left at "Reprografía" the three chapters we'll deal with in the following sessions.
Homework:
10/11/2011
Beginning of Unit 7: Contract-Employment Law. Vocabulary issues.
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11/11/2011
Unit 7: Listening Section exercises.
Grammar: Conditional Clauses. Exercises
Homework:
14/11/2011
Homework Correction
Unit 7:Section 7.2; 7.3
17/11/2011
Unit 7:Section 7.4 Page 59 exercise A
To revise Unit 7: translate
18/11/2011
Oral Presentations: Signposting language
Discourse Linkers: Listening page125 exercise D page 58
Case Notes: Tables and diagrams=visual aid
21/11/2011
Unit 9: Employment Law
Exercises page 70 &71
24/11/2011
Unit 9: Employment law.
Grammar:Word Formation
25/11/2011
Listening presentation pages: 126, 127, 128.
Grammar: Conditional Clauses. Exercises
Homework:
  • Exercise D: page 72 Complete the notes from the listening parts 1&2
  • Summary: what is the difference between unfair dismissal and wrong dissmisal ?
  • Exercise D: page 73 listen and read from page129 ( part 3)and complete the chart.

Nota: Recoged material de temas 11&12 en copistería.
28/11/2011
Homework correction from Unit 9.
Homework:
  • Exercise D: page 73 listen and read from page129 ( part 3)and complete the chart.
  • To revise Unit 9: Translate the following sentences.
1/12/2011
Reading Comprehension from transcripts on page 129, exercise D.
2/12/2011
Study case: Wise Group v Mitchell
Unit 11:International Law: Linkers and vocabulary.
Homework:
5/12/2011
Homework:
9/12/2011

12/12/2011
Review for the exam: Passive voice, word-formation, vocab, linkers for compositons,...


To revise Unit 11: Translate
15/12/2011
Entrega de la versión escrita del proyecto oral a través de correo unican.
You will have to send the written version by email before the 16th December 2011:.
  • Using your unican email addresses
  • Including an Introduction ( with a presentation of the group members), a glossary of important vocab you have learnt, it will also help the audience to follow your presentation), a division of the contents, and the references you have used for your reseach.
  • Times New Roman 12, double-spaced typing.
16/12/2011
Progress Test: Continuous Assessment. Reading Comprehension, Listening comprehension and vocabulary (legal vocab. and irregular verbs)
Aula 1-A
19/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 1, 2
Unit 12: Human rights law
Entrega de notas de Evaluación continua.
22/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 3, 4
Homework from Unit 12: Human rights law:
  • Exercise A page 94. Group rights from box a into Vasek's three generations.
  • Exercise E: page 94 Explain Headlines. What abuses of Human Rights does each headline refer to?
  • Exercise H: page 96 Spot the mistakes, (punctuation and quotation)
  • Exercise I: Page 96, 97: Summarize arguments for and against the US ratifying the CRC.
9/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 5, 6
12/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 7, 8
13/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 9, 10 (1,2,)
16/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 11,12,13
19/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Exam Practice (3,4)
20/01/2012
Fiesta. Patrón de Derecho.