Grupo A: Mondays-Tuesdays: 9:00-11:00 Aula 11

19/09/2011
General Presentations (Salón de Actos)
20/09/2011
Placement Test.
26/09/2011
Subject guidelines.
Revision main mistakes: False-friends related to academic field.
27/09/2011
Test. (Vicerrectorado)
3/10/2011
Unit 1: focus on Vocabulary.
Revision on how to make questions (ex4. worksheet)
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.
4/10/2011
Unit 1: Vocabulary focus, ex from pages 6, 7.
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
- Subject questions. Passives and Reported speech (related to orders)
Homework:
  • With transcripts on pages 114-115, 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 (p 116): 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.
11/10/2011
Unit 2: Identification of important achievements in law and the people who did it (page 16).
Reading comprehension from page 17, focus on vocabulary and expressions appeared.
Teams for oral presentations (important to come to class to hand in the names of the members of your group)

Homework for next session:

  • Search for definitions (2 possible ones-general&legal-), phonetics, examples and synonyms of the main vocabulary appeared on pages 14&18 (table)
  • Summarise each paragraph with your own words: Reading comprehension from page 17.
  • Conjugate: Irregular verbs study.
17/10/2011
Revision of Tenses and Modal verbs.
Unit 3: Focus on Vocabulary: Crimes and Civil wrongs
Exercises A to F page 22.
18/10/2011
Unit 3: Listening Section: pages 117, 118. Answer the questions provided on page 24. Vocabulary Revision: exercice F page 22.
Listening Comprehension: Ted's Talk Analysis, example of presentations.
Richard St. John: "Success is a continuous journey"
Homework for next session:
  • Discussion for next session: Which key elements does Richard John mention? Explain each one.
  • Read and listen transcripts from page119 and answer the following:
    • 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
    • Write a composition about the clues to success, don't forget to give reasons for your answers.
24/10/2011
End of Unit 3: Focus on homework.
25/10/2011
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
Job interviews

Homework: Watch the following tips for:

  • 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
Beginning of Unit 7: Contract-Employment Law. Vocabulary issues.
Letter writing: Cover letters (letters of application for a job)
  • Extra material for this section:

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:
8/11/2011
Beginning of Unit 7: Contract-Employment Law. Vocabulary issues.
Homework:
  • Exercises D&E from page 55
NOTA IMPORTANTE: EL VIERNES 11 A PARTIR DE LAS 12:45, SE HARÁ REUNIÓN DE GRUPOS DE TRABAJO PARA LAS PRESENTACIONES ORALES
14/11/2011
Progress Test, el alumno comprobará los errores
Unit 7:Section 7.2
Homework correction (listening and Exercises D&E from page 55)
15/11/2011
Unit 7:Section 7.3
Homework:
21/11/2011
Unit 9: Employment law. Exercises page 70 &71
Grammar:Word Formation
22/11/2011
Unit 9: Employment law.
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.
To revise Unit 9: Translate the following sentences.
29/11/2011
End of Unit 9
5/12/2011
Unit 11:International Law: Linkers and vocabulary.
Reading Comprehension questions page 88, answers from page 131;Exercise B
Homework:
12/12/2011
Review for the exam: Passive voice, word-formation, vocab, linkers for compositons,...

To revise Unit 11: Translate

Entrega de la versión escrita del proyecto oral a través de email 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.
13/12/2011
Progress Test: Continuous Assessment. Reading Comprehension, Listening comprehension and vocabulary (legal vocab. and irregular verbs)
aula1A
19/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups 1, 2
Unit 12: Human rights law
Entrega de notas de Evaluación Continua
20/12/2011
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
10/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 7, 8,
16/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 9, 10
-Exam revision
17/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS: Groups: 11, 12, 13
- Exam revision