1. Relative relationships
In this module, students will: 1.1. Use defining and non-defining relative clauses and learn about the causative passive with “have” and “get”. 1.2. Use phrasal verbs and specific vocabulary to describe people. 1.3 Write an article/email. 1.4. Practice Reading paper (multiple choice). 1.5. Practice Use of English paper (multiple-choice cloze, open cloze, transformations). 1.6. Practice Listening paper (multiple matching, multiple choice). 1.7. Prepare for the collaborative task (part 3) and the interview (part 1) in the Speaking paper.
2. Value For Money
In this module students will: 2.1. Review the present perfect simple and continuous, review language to express preferences. 2.2. Learn vocabulary for shopping, towns and villages and paraphrasing. 2.3. Write an email and an essay. 2.4. Practise Reading paper (gapped text). 2.5. Practise Use of English (open cloze and transformations). 2.6. Practice Listening paper (sentence completion and multiple choice). 2.7. Speak about photos, prepare for the interview.
3. Up and Away
In this module, students will: 3.1. Review future tenses and time linkers. 3.2. Use phrasal verbs and vocabulary of sleep and travel. 3.3. Write an essay and an article. 3.4. Practice Reading paper (gapped text). 3.5 Practice Use of English paper (word formation, transformations, multiple-choice cloze). 3.6. Practice Listening paper (multiple choice, multiple matching). 3.7. Speak about photos, prepare for the interview.
Students may opt to follow a continuous assessment system (work and tests) at specified times during the academic year. If the final result of the Continuous Assessment is below 5 (the pass mark) students may take the final annual exam (written & oral) in January or
February which will also be passed with a 5. To be able to take the First Cambridge Exam at the end of the course, a mark of 55% is needed.
The mark of this subject for those following the continuous Assessment will be the higher mark between the sum of all tasks and the one from the January exam.
MID-TERM EXAM 30%
JANUARY EXAM 20%
SPEAKING TESTS 20%
Final exams (January or February):
Writing (minimum 4): 20%
A minimum mark of 4 is required in the writing section of the final exams.
Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Segons normativa de la Universitat de Girona:
La qualificació de "No Presentat" exhaureix convocatòria de qualificació als efectes previstos en la normativa de Permanència i progressió en estudis de grau de la Universitat de Girona.
Students are advised against plagiarism. Any detected and proved case of plagiarism will automatically be marked as a “0” (zero).
Students following the continuous assessment can miss 1 test or any evaluation task with no need of justification, except January and/or February exams where only a medical or work justification will be needed and accepted. Under no circumstances can any of the speaking
tests, tests and seminars be taken on a different date; however, this will not affect students’ mark. At the beginning of the course students will be provided with some further guidelines on the subject.