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.
  • external image pdf.png False_friends_academic background.pdf
  • Take photocopies from "reprografía": Extra listening exercises.
4/10/2011
Unit 1: Vocabulary focus, ex from pages 6, 7.external image vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation.png Vocab Unit 1.pptx
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 acomposition 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 external image vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation.png Vocab_3.pptx
18/10/2011
Unit 3: Listening Section. Vocabulary Revision.
24/10/2011
Listening Comprehension: Ted's Talk Analysis,
Richard St. John: "Success is a continuous journey"
Discussion afterwards.
25/10/2011
Progress Test: Continuous Assessment. Grammar, Listening comprehension and vocabulary (legal vocab. and irregular verbs)
31/10/2011
Job interviews

Homework: Watch the following tips for:

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

8/11/2011

14/11/2011

15/11/2011

21/11/2011
Progress Test: Continuous Assessment. Reading Comprehension, Listening comprehension and vocabulary (legal vocab. and irregular verbs)
22/11/2011

28/11/2011

29/11/2011

5/12/2011

12/12/2011

13/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
19/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
20/12/2011
Progress Test: Use of English and Writing.
9/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
10/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
16/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
17/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS

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.external image vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation.png Vocab Unit 1.pptx
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.
  • external image pdf.png False_friends_academic background.pdf
  • 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 acomposition 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.
Unit 3: Focus on Vocabulary: Crimes and Civil wrongs external image vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation.png Vocab_3.pptx
20/10/2011
Unit 3: Listening Section.
Vocabulary Revision.
21/10/2011
Listening Comprehension: Ted's Talk Analysis,
Richard St. John: "Success is a continuous journey"
Discussion afterwards.
24/10/2011

27/10/2011

28/10/2011
Progress Test: Continuous Assessment. Grammar, Listening comprehension and vocabulary (legal vocab. and irregular verbs)
31/10/2011

3/11/2011
Job interviews

Homework: Watch the following tips for:
4/11/2011
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

10/11/2011

11/11/2011

14/11/2011

17/11/2011

18/11/2011

21/11/2011
Progress Test: Continuous Assessment. Reading Comprehension, Listening comprehension and vocabulary (legal vocab. and irregular verbs)
24/11/2011

25/11/2011

28/11/2011

1/12/2011

2/12/2011

5/12/2011

9/12/2011

12/12/2011

15/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
16/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
19/12/2011
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
22/12/2011
Progress Test: Use of English and Writing.
9/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
12/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
13/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
16/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
19/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS
20/01/2012
ORAL PRESENTATIONS