ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE
UNIVERSITY PREPARATION PROGRAM
WRITTEN EXPRESSION 3A
CLASS TIME M
TEXTS Understanding and Using English Grammar 3E, Vol. A
Blueprints 1 Composition Skills for Academic Writing
MATERIALS White, 8 ½ x 11 lined paper
An English/English Dictionary (Longman Dictionary of American English recommended)
A plastic or heavy cardboard 3
You will receive points for each activity you do in this class. You must have a total average of 75% or higher AND pass your final timed writing exam to receive a passing grade and move to the next level.
A = 93
B = 84
C = 75
*D = 0
*F = 0
*Students with 12 or more absences will receive an F and may be terminated from the program. Students with 10 or 11 absences will receive a D and will have to repeat the level. Three tardies of 5 or more minutes to class equal one absence.
Assignments lose 10% of their value per day late. No work will be accepted more than two days after the due date. All assignments are due AT THE BEGINNING of the class period. All assignments must be in hard copy form. No floppy disks are accepted.
students will be written only for those receiving a final grade of B or
higher. A 3
· TOEFL 2/21
· No classes 1/19, 2/16
· Final Exam TBA
IT IS IMPORTANT TO DO THE FOLLOWING:
1. Be on time to class.
2. Come to class everyday. Contact me or a classmate to find out your assignments if you must be absent.
3. Bring your own materials with you daily.
4. Have your work done on time. Do it yourself. Be very careful not to plagiarize. Cheating/plagiarism will result in a 0 for the assignment or test. Repeated cheating/plagiarism will result in class failure.
5. Speak English in the classroom.
7. Be respectful of differences in learning and teaching styles.
8. Dont eat during class.
your cell phones turned off during class time. (
10. Keep all homework, quizzes and tests neatly organized in a notebook.
11. Take pride in your work. Make sure it is neat and easy to read.
12. Focus on the positive.
13. Participate fully!!!!!
14. Read teacher feedback and respond appropriately.
15. Keep a list of new vocabulary, expressions, consistent grammar errors and misspelled words in your pocket notebook. Review it regularly.