General English 2

Catalogue des cours de Institut Mines-Télécom Business School

Code

CUGE ENG 3277

Niveau

L3

Population

1ère Année Management,Bachelor 1ère année,1ère Année Télécom

Domaine

Anglais

Langue

Anglais/English

Crédits ECTS

3

Heures programmées

30

Charge de travail

75

Coordonnateur(s)

Département

  • Langues et Sciences Humaines

Introduction

Learners will increase their level of confidence in English Spoken-interaction, through energetic, group-centered activities, supplemented by intensive vocabulary-learning.

Acquis d'apprentissage

By the end of the course learners will:
-have acquired a solid vocabulary base from which to work
-have increased motivation to attend English language courses
-have acquired conversational automatisms and improved their English pronunciation
-be able to overcome linguistic problems to make themselves understood
-be more confident and competent in general conversational in English
-be more ready to contribute during English language classes
-have practiced conversational English through a variety of task-based RPs
-have increased their functional and strategic listening skills
-have understood and practiced a range of features involved in clear pronunciation
-have ‘played games’ and ‘had fun’ in English, in pairs, groups, and as a class.
-Be able to express their opinions clearly, and agree & disagree in English
-Have produced and delivered a presentation about a current English-language cultural artefact of their choosing (TV, Film, Book etc.)
-Be ready to participate in a higher-level language courses.

Contenu

Learners will improve their vocabulary, spoken confidence and motivation in English, with the aim of increasing the speed of progression in further language courses.

Attentes du cours

Learners are expected to maintain a high level of attention during sessions, and be ready to ‘get involved’ in the activities, maintaining English throughout pair work, group work, and whole-class discussion.

Learners will be given a vocabulary booklet from which they will be expected to learn and revise key elements of vocabulary (approx.. 40 items / week)

Students are expected to be open to new ideas and to be capable of assimilating them as part of an ongoing process to improve their speaking skills in English.

Grading will be heavily weighted towards continuous involvement and participation. Learners will be graded on their Punctuality, Motivation, Involvement, Focus, Positivity and Completion of homework to a high standard.

Learners will produce a variety of work throughout the semester, and will collect this work into a ‘portfolio’ to be graded as part of the CF, to be defined by the teacher.

The level of interaction and involvement is similar to that encountered in professional life.
Students are expected to be open to new ideas and to be capable of assimilating them as part of an ongoing process to improve their speaking skills in English.

Grading will be heavily weighted towards continuous involvement and participation. Learners will be graded on their Punctuality, Motivation, Involvement, Focus, Positivity and Completion of homework to a high standard.

Learners will produce a variety of work throughout the semester, and will collect this work into a ‘portfolio’ to be graded as part of the CF, to be defined by the teacher.

The level of interaction and involvement is similar to that encountered in professional life.

Prérequis

B1: The coure of ROBIC

Evaluation

• 50% Continuous assessment (CC) as participation in classroom activities
(punctual, motivated, active, collaborative, focused, positive, completing homework)

• 50% Final examination submitted as a ‘portfolio’ of work, of which
o 80% ‘Portfolio’ Grade (Minimum of 4 ‘documents’ – from teacher-defined list)
o 20% Final task

Approches pédagogiques

Regular Pronunciation exercises (‘tongue twisters’, limericks, reading speeches)
Regular low-stakes testing of vocabulary and guided self-study
Regular listening exercises focusing on a specific strategy or part of connected speech
Circumlocution ‘games’
Storytelling and writing anecdotes
Language Games (Quizlet, ‘Taboo’, Times up, The post-it game…)

Programme

Programme grande école,Programme Ingénieur,Programme Bachelor

Fiche mise à jour le 08/07/2020