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  • miho

    • Long time I left this. Now Amy's friends are at our house and having fun. They are happy because all are same class after the break again. 7 years ago
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course schedule

The course schedule is shown below. Click on the module for details.

module 0 – orientation (Nov 27 – Dec 4)

  • Nov 27: Start of module 0
  • Dec 4: End of module 0 (back to top)

module 1 – people and places (Dec 5 – Dec 11)

  • Dec 5: Start of module 1
  • Dec 6: m1 writing1 – essay  (100-150 words) about your hometown – first draft
  • Dec 7: reading text
  • Dec 7: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Dec 8: Study morning
  • Dec 8: m1 writing2 – essay (100-150 words) about your hometown – second draft
  • Dec 11: m1 reading – comprehension quiz
  • Dec 11: m1 listening – comrehension quiz
  • Dec 11: m1 blog – post on blogger about your hometown
  • Dec 11: m1 twitter – tweets on twitter
  • Dec 11: m1 podcastpodcast about yourself
  • Dec 11: m1 presentation – hometowns on google docs
  • Dec 11: End of module 1 (back to top)

module 2 – food (Dec 12 – Dec 18)

  • Dec 12: Start of module 2
  • Dec 13: reading text
  • Dec 13: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Dec 14: Study morning
  • Dec 14: m2 writing1 – recipe from your country – first draft
  • Dec 16: m2 writing2 – recipe from your country – second draft
  • Dec 18: m2 reading – comprehension quiz
  • Dec 18: m2 listening – comrehension quiz
  • Dec 18: m2 blog – post a recipe on blogger
  • Dec 18: m2 twitter – at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Dec 18: m2 podcastpodcast about a recipe
  • Dec 18: m2 presentation – recipes on google docs
  • Dec 18: End of module 2 (back to top)

module 3 – season’s greetings (Dec 19 – Dec 29)

  • Dec 19: Start of module 3
  • Dec 21: reading text
  • Dec 21: m3 reading – comprehension quiz
  • Dec 22: listening – 4 texts  (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Dec 22: m3 listening – comrehension quiz
  • Dec 23: Study morning
  • Dec 23: m3 writing1 – Christmas in your country – first draft
  • Dec 24: m3 writing2 – Christmas in your country – second draft
  • Dec 29: m3 blog – post on blogger about Christmas in your country
  • Dec 29: m3 twitter – at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Dec 29: m3 podcastpodcast about Christmas in your country
  • Dec 29: m3 presentation – Christmas in your country on google docs
  • Dec 29: End of module 3 (back to top)

module 4 – new year’s festivities (Dec 19 – Dec 29)

  • Dec 30: Start of module 4
  • Dec  31: reading text
  • Dec  31: m4 reading – comprehension quiz
  • Jan 2: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Jan 2: m4 listening listening comprehension quiz
  • Jan 4: m4 writing 1 – Your Christmas holiday – draft 1
  • Jan 5: m4 writing 2 – Your Christmas holiday – draft 2
  • Jan 8: m4 twitter – at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Jan 8: m4 blog – post on blogger about your Christmas holiday
  • Jan 8: m4 podcast – podcast about your Christmas holiday
  • Jan 8: m4 presentation – your Christmas holiday on google docs
  • Jan 8: End of module 4 (back to top)

module 5 – favourite places (Jan 9 – Jan 15)

  • Jan 9: Start of module 5
  • Jan 9: reading text
  • Jan 9: m5 reading – comprehension quiz
  • Jan 10: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Jan 10: m5 listening listening comprehension quiz
  • Jan 11: m5 writing 1 – Your favourite childhood place – draft 1
  • Jan 12: m5 writing 2 – Your favourite childhood place – draft 2
  • Jan 15: m5 twitter – at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Jan 15: m5 blog – post on blogger about your favourite childhood place
  • Jan 15: m5 podcast – podcast about your favourite childhood place
  • Jan 15: m5 presentation – your favourite childhood place on google docs
  • Jan 15: End of module 5 (back to top)

module 6 – now and then (Jan 16 – Jan 22)

  • Jan 16: Start of module 6
  • Jan 17: reading text
  • Jan 17: m6 reading – comprehension quiz
  • Jan 17: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3,  4)
  • Jan 17: m6 listening – listening comprehension quiz
  • Jan 19: m6 writing 1 – changes in your life – draft 1
  • Jan 20: m6 writing 2 – changes in your life – draft 2
  • Jan 22: m6 twitter – at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Jan 22: m6 blog – post on blogger about the changes in your life
  • Jan 22: m6 podcastpodcast about the changes in your life
  • Jan 22: m6 presentation – the changes in your life on google docs
  • Jan 22: End of module 6 (back to top)

module 7 – the future (Jan 23 – Jan 29)

  • Jan 23: Start of module 7
  • Jan 24: reading text
  • Jan 24: m7 reading – reading comprehension quiz
  • Jan 24: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Jan 24: m7 listeninglistening comprehension quiz
  • Jan 26: m7 writing 1 – your future plans – draft 1
  • Jan 27: m7 writing 2 – your future plans – draft 2
  • Jan 29: m7 twitter – at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Jan 29: m7 blog – post on blogger about your future plans
  • Jan 29: m7 podcastpodcast about your future plans
  • Jan 29: m7 presentation – your future plans on google docs
  • Jan 29: End of module 7 (back to top)

module 8 – protecting the environment (Jan 30 – Feb 5)

  • Jan 30: Start of module 8
  • Jan 31: reading text
  • Jan 31: m8 reading – reading comprehension quiz
  • Jan 31: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Jan 31: m8 listeninglistening comprehension quiz
  • Feb 2: m8 writing 1 – protecting the environment – draft 1
  • Feb 3: m8 writing 2 – protecting the environment – draft 2
  • Feb 5: m8 twitter – at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Feb 5: m8 blog – post on blogger about protecting the environment
  • Feb 5: m8 podcastpodcast about protecting the environment
  • Feb 5: m8 presentation –  protecting the environment on google docs
  • Feb 5: End of module 8 (back to top)

module 9 – city versus country (Feb 6 – Feb 12)

  • Feb 6: Start of module 9
  • Feb 7: reading text
  • Feb 7: m9 readingreading comprehension quiz
  • Feb 7: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Feb 7: m9 listening – listening comprehension quiz
  • Feb 9: m9 writing 1 – city/country life in your country – draft 1
  • Feb 10: m9 writing 2 – city/country life in your country – draft 2
  • Feb 12: m8 twitter – post at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Feb 12: m8 blog – post on blogger about city/country life in your country
  • Feb 12: m9 podcast – podcast about city/country life in your country
  • Feb 12: m9 presentation – city/country life in your country on google docs
  • Feb 12: End of module 9 (back to top)

module 10 – looking back at your study (Feb 13 – Feb 19)

  • Feb 13: Start of module 10
  • Feb 14: reading text
  • Feb 14: m10 readingreading comprehension quiz
  • Feb 14: listening – 4 texts (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Feb 14: m10 listening – listening comprehension quiz
  • Feb 16: m10 writing 1 – your learning experiences in this course – draft 1
  • Feb 17: m10 writing 2 – your learning experiences in this course – draft 2
  • Feb 19: m10 twitter – post at least 10 tweets on twitter – 5 about your learning
  • Feb 19: m10 blog – post on blogger about your learning experiences in this course
  • Feb 19: m10 podcastpodcast about your learning experiences in this course
  • Feb 19: m10 presentationpresentation: your learning experiences in this course on google docs
  • Feb 19: End of module/course survey
  • Feb 19: End of module 10  (back to top)

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