1. Mystery and Imagination
In this module, students will: 1. Review modal verbs of speculation and deduction, review
question tags and contrast linkers. 2. Learn expressions and phrasal verbs with “give”, use
vocabulary to describe ways of looking. 3. Write a review. 4. Practice Reading paper (multiple
choice and multiple matching). 5. Practice Use of English paper (word formation, open cloze,
multiple-choice cloze, transformations). 6. Practice Listening paper (multiple choice, sentence
completion). 7. Prepare for Speaking: collaborative task. 8. Review all parts of the FCE exam
(Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking).
2. Nothing but the truth
In this module, students will: 1. Review be-passives and passives using reporting verbs, review
“too” and “enough”. 2. Learn vocabulary of crime and punishment and phrasal verbs, learn
paraphrasing and recording techniques. 3. Write an article and an essay. 4. Practise Reading
paper (multiple choice). 5. Practice Use of English (transformations, multiple-choice cloze). 6.
Practice Listening paper (multiple choice, multiple matching). 7. Speak about photos.
3. What On Earth’s Going On?
In this module students will: 1. Review the use of so, neither and nor. Review language to use
conditional structures. 2. Learn vocabulary connected to weather. Study phrasal verbs and
expressions with “put”. 3. Write an email, an essay, and a review. 4. Practise Reading paper
(multiple matching and gapped text). 5. Practise Use of English paper (open cloze and
transformations). 6. Practice Listening paper (multiple choice and multiple matching). 7.
Prepare for Speaking: Collaborative task.
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 May/June or June/July 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 65% 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 May/June exam.
MID-TERM EXAM 30%
MAY/JUNE EXAM 20%
SPEAKING TESTS 20%
Final exams (June or July):
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 May/June and/or June/July 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.