CGSE ENG 4236
2ème Année Management,2ème Année Télécom
This course involves studying the world in which we live from the perspective of modern dilemmas.
- What are these?
- How to manage them?
- Finding solutions?
• Improvement of oral communication skills in English
• Working on accuracy through grammar workshops
• Improving writing through effective note taking
• understanding written/spoken English more easily
• Developing teamwork and leadership skills
• Practicing critical thinking
The purpose of this course is to discover modern day concerns and problem solving in a global context. Content is varied, from new technologies to human rights issues. An interactive course with students working in teams to research, analyze and present findings. Activities include talk shows, debates, discussions, presentations, with lots of opportunity for students to interact. These alternate with viewing/listening, reading and writing activities.
This is a highly interactive course, with strong emphasis on spoken English. Homework assignments include reading, writing and research in preparation for the following lessons. Students work individually and in teams. Each team will work on a project which deals with modern dilemmas, the findings and conclusion of which will be presented to the class (mega presentation). PS all assignments are graded.
50% CC 50% CF
Validating the Tandem course will add 2 bonus points in the continuous assessment grade of the corresponding language course.
Chaque absence injustifiée entrainera 1 point en moins sur votre note de CC.
The classroom experience will focus on achieving high-level written and oral communication. To achieve this goal, students will work through a rigorous drafting & editing process both of their written work & oral presentations. Specific coaching will be provided to help students meet the goals they set themselves during the semester.
Programme grande école,Programme Ingénieur,Programme Bachelor
Part one Discovery
-Discovering the notion of a dilemma
-Dilemmas past and present
Morality and ethics
-The new poly-lemma
Part two Project
Part three Mega presentations
Please note, the above schedule is a guideline only.