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Welcome to the Academic English Course! All handouts, course information, readings, and general information will be posted here after class. Make sure this space becomes a habit for you to check daily. Course Professor: Edurne Cristina Rodriguez Office Hours: Contact by email or WeChat Email: edurnecristinarodriguez@c4dmti.com WeChat ID: wxid_vuchvckj4t3b12 Assignments and Evaluation
A) Participation 10% B) Short Written Assignments 8 x 5% = 40% Short Assignment #1 due Monday, January 20th, 2020 Short Assignment #5 due Friday, April 3rd, 2020 Short Assignment #2 due Monday, February 3rd, 2020 Short Assignment #6 10% due Monday, March 30th, 2020 Short Assignment #3 due Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 Short Assignment #7 due Wednesday, April 6th, 2020 Short Assignment #4 due Monday, March 9th, 2020 C) Major Presentation 25% D) Final Exam 15% Date Thursday, April 9th, 2020 by midnight, exams will be distributed Monday, April 6th, 2020 E) Interview 10% March 24, 25, 26
Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 Welcome Jiangsu Students! 1. Introduction – AGO Tour • Syllabus handed out today • Short Assignment #1 Assigned today – due Monday, January 20th Reading List Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott Where the Water Meets the Shore by Laurie Rodgers A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare HOMEWORK 1. Go to a public library and find a copy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, or search for an ebook online before next week. 2. Take a picture of your art piece from the AGO today 3. Read Elements of Art and Principles of Design from the PDF below. Monday, January 20th, 2020 2. Introduction to Satire and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland • Essay structure explained • Assignment #1 due by midnight • Assignment #2 assigned today – due Monday, February 3rd • . Essay Outline – due Wednesday, January 29th HOMEWORK 1. Start reading Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 2. Remember to hand in your Assignment #1 by the end of today! Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 3. Essay Structure and Working on Introductory Paragraph • . Analysis of an essay • Starting Alice's Adventures in Wonderland • . Working on our Essay Outline • . Tests handed back today HOMEWORK 1. Start reading Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 2. Start research for the introductory paragraph of your essay outline Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 5. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Background on the Victorian Period • . Satirical terms and definitions • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland • . Working on our Essay Outline HOMEWORK 1. Finish reading Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 2. Work on your essay outline Happy Chinese New Year! 春节快乐 Monday, January 27th, 2020 6. Summary on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland • . Working on our Essay Outline HOMEWORK 1. Essay Outline due on Wednesday 2. Work on your essay outline Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 7. Starting Wuthering Heights • Introduction to Wuthering Heights Themes and Period • . Watching Wuthering Heights 2009 series adaptation by BBC • . Assignment #3 assigned today – due Wednesday, February 19th HOMEWORK 1. Essay Outline due TOMORROW AT THE START OF CLASS FOR REVIEW 2. Finish your essay outline 3. Start reading Wuthering Heights Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 8. Wuthering Heights and Ted Talks • Lecture for Wuthering Heights; author and period settings • . Watching Wuthering Heights 2009 series adaptation by BBC • . Ted Talk lecture, preparing for presentations HOMEWORK 1. Essay Outline due today 2. Start reading Wuthering Heights, chapters 1-10 Monday, February 3rd, 2020 11. Wuthering Heights and Business Component Introduction • Lecture for Wuthering Heights on chapters 1-10 • . The Seven C's HOMEWORK 1. Assignment #2 due today via email by midnight 2. Read Wuthering Heights Chapters 10-14 by tomorrow Week of February 4th – February 7th, 2020 12. Wuthering Heights and Business Component Introduction • Lecture for Wuthering Heights on chapters 10-14, 14-20, 20-27, 27-34 • . Starting our Business Plans, which is Assignment #4 and #5 • Friday Presentations • . Assignment #3 is worked on HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #3, #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday 3. Read Wuthering Heights Monday, February 10th, 2020 16. The Outsiders Introduction, and Business Development • Movie day, The Outsiders 1983 version • . Continuing our business plans HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #3, #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 17. Legislative Assembly Field Trip • Visiting Queen's Park and Learning about the Canadian Governmental System HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #3, #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 18. Business Development • . Continuing our business plans HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #3, #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Thursday, February 13th, 2020 19. Business Development and Poetry Day • Continuing our business plans • Laurie and Sara Rodgers coming to give a talk on their book, Where the Water Meets the Shore HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #3, #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Friday, February 14th, 2020 20. Business Development • Continuing our business plans • Presentations HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #3, #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Reading Week Trip to Niagara Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 9:00 Meeting at MMF 11:00 Arrival at Crowne Plaza–Fallsview hotel in Niagara Falls, and tour of town 12:00 Lunch at the Hardrock Cafe 1:00 Tour of the Falls 4:00 Check-in at hotel, and free time 9:00 Watching the falls at night, lit up. Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 10:00 Check out of hotel 10:15 Visiting Collection Outlet at Niagara 1:30 Traveling to Niagara-on-the-Lake 2:00 Peller Estates Winery Tour 3:30 Bus back to Toronto Monday, February 24th, 2020 21. Presentations and The Outsiders Introduction • Presentations • The Outsiders Introduction • Free-period HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday 3. Start Reading The Outsiders, Chapters 1 and 2 due next class. Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 22. The Outsiders Chapters 1, 2, and Business Component • The Outsiders chapters 1, 2 • Free-period • Business assignment HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday 3. Start Reading The Outsiders, Chapters 3 and 4 due next class. Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 23. The Outsiders Chapters 3 & 4, and Business Component • The Outsiders chapters 3 & 4 • Free-period • Business assignment HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday 3. Start Reading The Outsiders, Chapters 5 and 6 due next class. Friday, February 28th, 2020 24. The Outsiders Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8 • The Outsiders chapters 5-9 • Free-period • Assignments handed back today HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday 3. Start Reading The Outsiders, Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12 due Monday. Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 26. The Outsiders Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12 • The Outsiders chapters 9-12 • Free-period • Flatland movie HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 27. Business Plan Outline • Working in groups on the outline HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #4, and #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Week of March 9th–13th, 2020 Business Plan Outline, Preparing for Interviews, Cover Letters, Resumes, etc. • Working in groups on the outline • Preparing Interview slots • Working on CVs and resumes • LinkedIn profiles • Headshots • Assignment 4 due Monday, March 9 by midnight. HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5, and #6 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday

Interview Time Slots

1. Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

9:30 - 9:45 Zenan Li

9:45 - 10:00 Kai Chen

10:00 - 10:15 Chi Zhang

10:15 - 10:30 Xinran Zhou

10:30 - 10:45 Hengzhi Li

10:45 - 11:00 Zihao Fang

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11:30 - 11:45 Pei Yang

11:45 - 12:00 Yiwen Wang

12:00 - 12:15 Yijia Zhang

 

2. Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

9:30 - 9:45 Yanjun Shen

9:45 - 10:00 Lingfeng Gong

10:00 - 10:15 Xiaowei Pu

10:15 - 10:30 Xingyu Xu

10:30 - 10:45 Yuchen Zhang

10:45 - 11:00 Jiahao Liu

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11:30 - 11:45 Xueyu Chang

11:45 - 12:00 Xin Wang

12:00 - 12:15 Lei Yan

 

3. Thursday, March 26th, 2020

9:30 - 9:45 Long Zhang

9:45 - 10:00 Cheng Zhu

10:00 - 10:15 Feifan Gao

10:15 - 10:30 Hanxiao Qian

10:30 - 10:45 Jinlong Zhou

 

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Monday, March 16th, 2020 33. Flatland Introduction • Working in groups on the outline • Flatland Introduction and Themes HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 35. Interview Preparation • Working in groups on the outline • Interview Outline • Cover Letter Outline HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday 3. Finish your CV and cover letters for after the weekend. Friday, March 20th, 2020 36. Final Essay Assignment • Working in groups on the outline • Interview Outline • Cover Letter Outline • Assignment #5 due Friday, April 3rd, 2020 HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Work on presentations if you're presenting Friday 3. Finish your CV and cover letters for after the weekend. Monday, March 23rd, 2020 37. Finalizing the Business Component • Working in groups on the outline • Interview Outline • Cover Letter Outline • Assignment #6 due Monday, March 30th, 2020 HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Work on Assignment #6 3. Finish your CV and cover letters for today! Tuesday, March 24th, Wednesday, March 25th, Thursday, March 26th INTERVIEWS Friday, March 27th, 2020 41. Flatland Parts I and II • Working in groups on the outline • Finish notes for Flatland • Work on comparative essay • Assignment #6 due Monday, March 30th, 2020 HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Work on Assignment #6 Monday, March 30th, 2020 42. Shakespeare Introduction and Special Computer Science Guest, Ibai Victor • Starting Shakespeare • Guest Lecturer • Work on comparative essay • Assignment #6 due TODAY by midnight HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Read Act 1, in A Midsummer Night's Dream 3. Work on Assignment #7 due Monday, April 6th Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 43. Shakespeare Act 1 • Shakespeare • Work on comparative essay HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Read Act 2, in A Midsummer Night's Dream 3. Work on Assignment #7 due Monday, April 6th Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 45. Shakespeare Act 2 • Shakespeare • Work on comparative essay HOMEWORK 1. Work on Assignment #5 2. Read Act 3,4 in A Midsummer Night's Dream 3. Work on Assignment #7 due Monday, April 6th
Course Syllabus 2020
Elements of Art
Principles of Design
Short Assignment #1
Review for Formal Analysis
Formal Analysis of Jack Chamber's "Diego Reading"
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ebook
Short Assignment #2
Essay Outline
Aesop's Fables
Introduction to Satire Lecture Notes
Essay Example 1
Essay Example 2
Answers to Pop Quiz
How to Cite a Work
Lecture 5
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Analytical Summary
Major Presentation Outline
Wuthering Heights Novella Online
Wuthering Heights 2009 Movie Part One
Wuthering Heights 2009 Movie Part Two
Short Assignment #3 Outline
Lecture on Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights and the Romantic and Victorian Periods
Lecture on Wuthering Heights Chapter 1-10
The Seven C's of Communication
Lecture on Wuthering Heights Chapters 10-14
Lecture on Wuthering Heights Chapters 14-20
Lecture on Wuthering Heights Chapters 20-27
Lecture on Wuthering Heights Chapters 27-34
The Outsiders ebook
The Outsiders Lecture
The Outsiders Chapters 1, 2 Lecture
The Outsiders Chapters 3, 4 Lecture
Short Assignment #4 Outline
The Outsiders Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8 Lecture
The Outsiders Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12 Lecture
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions ebook
Business Plan Outline
Flatland Introduction Summary
Interview Outline
Cover Letter Outline
Comparative Essay Outline
Short Assignment #5 Outline
Business Plan Outline FINISHED
Startup Budget EXCEL
Table of Contents
Short Assignment #6 Outline
Flatland Summary Part I
Flatland Summary Part II
A Midsummer Night's Dream ebook
Group Effort Sheet
A Midsummer Night's Dream Introduction
Shakespeare Act 1
Short Assignment #7 Outline
Shakespeare Act 2
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