The audio files that are related to the questions that are due on Wednesday, January 10th will be downloadable here, along with any further instructions or comments.
The homework that is due Friday, 1/12/2018:
Please submit a paper copy in class with the class name, the Professor’s name, the date, your name and student number. If you are unable to submit a paper copy, please submit a .doc file to firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?
“Young people should be well-informed about current events”
Your answer should include:
- An opening statement that agrees or disagrees
- Reason 1, followed by support
- Reason 2, followed by support
- A concluding sentence signaling the end of your answer.
Final Exam Information
Final Exam Date and Time: 10:00 AM sharp, Tuesday January 17, 2018
The Final Exam Format
Part A: Listening
Length: 20 minutes
Value: 40 points (4×10)
Questions 1, 2: Conversation based audio, Problem/Solution answer
Sample question: p.120 in the course textbook
Questions 3,4: Lecture based audio, Fill in/Provide missing information
Sample question: p.122
Part B: Reading
Length: 40 minutes
Value: (6×10) 60 points
Question 1: Keywords, re-write passage
Sample Question: p. 42
Question 2: Main idea, support
Sample Question: p.110
Question 3: (3 short questions) Respond to Questions
Question 4: (3 short questions) Respond to Information Provided
Question 5: Describe a picture
Question 6: Express an opinion (agree or disagree)
Total: (10×10 points) 100 points
Sample Questions for 3-6 of the reading section:
Question 3 Sample Questions:
Imagine that a friend is talking to you on the phone. You are talking about movies.
- What movie did you watch most recently
- That sounds fun. How and where did you watch it?
- I’m going to see a movie this weekend. Can you recommend a good place to watch it?
Question 4 Sample Questions:
Three questions will be asked like the ones based on the table in the sample below:
Questions 5 Sample Question:
Describe the picture in 30 seconds (in our test you will have about 5 minutes and should write a short paragraph of 4-6 sentences).
Question 6 Sample Question:
For new employees, it is more important to get acquainted with colleagues and supervisors over doing anything else.