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 This course introduces a range of topics. The objective is to enhance your English skills, expand your English vocabulary, and give you experience with writing, speaking and listening in English for presen-tation and discussion. An additional aim is the development of critical thinking through active learning.
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 Improvement of English speaking fluency, vocabulary expansion, and development of the skills neces-sary for taking part in discussions. Students preparing for external exams such as IELTS or TOEIC should find this course useful.
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 Week 1: What is the worldfs most precious resource?
 Week 2: Asia's rivers and the populations dependent on them
 Week 3: Food as a freshwater export
 Week 4: Review and discussion
 Week 5: The tragedy of the commons
 Week 6: Introduction to Western Art I
 Week 7: Introduction to Western Art II
 Week 8: Review and discussion
 Week 9: The internet and privacy
 Week 10: The internet and politics
 Week 11: The internet and the economy
 Week 12: Review and discussion
 Week 13: A history of Christmas
 Week 14: Student presentations - preparation
 Week 15: Student presentations - make a presentation on a topic of your choice
 
y‹³ˆç•û–@z
 We will study topics collected from publications such as National Geographic, and other English sources. Essential vocabulary and background knowledge will be reviewed. For vocabulary develop-ment, there will be homework featuring words with high frequencies of usage, and you will be asked to write a summary of each review and discussion.
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 Evaluation will be based on attendance (45%), your contribution to class (25%) and homework (30%).
 
 
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 English will be the working language of the classroom.
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 Be curious and seek to improve your English.

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