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2021/2022

Английский язык для общих коммуникативных целей. Продвинутый курс - 1

Статус: Факультатив
Когда читается: 1, 2 модуль
Охват аудитории: для своего кампуса
Преподаватели: Баранова Татьяна Александровна, Букина Анна Викторовна, Быстрова Елена Вячеславовна, Гриднева Екатерина Михайловна, Данилова Елизавета Андреевна, Дымова Елена Евгеньевна, Жаворонкова Анна Робертовна, Журавлёва Анна Петровна, Завалина Анастасия Владимировна, Замковая Мария Александровна, Иловайская Виктория Олеговна, Ильченко Ольга Алексеевна, Ильяшенко Ольга Александровна, Казачкова Александра Викторовна, Калашников Александр Владимирович, Каменская Ольга Олеговна, Колмакова Анжелика Владимировна, Красильникова Елена Михайловна, Крюкова Елизавета Сергеевна, Кузнецова Виктория Максимовна, Левина Анастасия Алексеевна, Левитская Галина Юрьевна, Локтионова Мария Олеговна, Лосева Алла Владимировна, Макаренко Виктор Петрович, Медведева Екатерина Павловна, Мирзаева Дарья Улхановна, Морозова Татьяна Александровна, Нургалеева Татьяна Галинуровна, Панькина Лидия Анатольевна, Перышкова Екатерина Вячеславовна, Попова Анна Игоревна, Ракитин Павел Юрьевич, Репникова Вероника Сергеевна, Ривлина Александра Абрамовна, Самородова Татьяна Олеговна, Сароян Татевик, Свириденко Ольга Юрьевна, Сенникова Ксения Георгиевна, Сивер Екатерина Сергеевна, Сидорова Анастасия Андреевна, Сильдимирова Марина Александровна, Симанова Марина Ахметовна, Хавронич Алина Алексеевна, Шустова Елена Дмитриевна
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 3
Контактные часы: 48

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The discipline refers to the variable educational tracks offered to students of the curricula for bachelor's and master's degree at choice while mastering the optional course of English in accordance with the Concept of Development of English-language Communicative Competence of HSE Students. “English for General Communication Purposes. Advanced course” is a course that aims (1) to build students’ confidence in using English in different life situations and contexts, i.e. home, university, work, tourism, and (2) to develop students’ language skills and communicative competences to B2 level (HSE Scale 60-69). The course is designed to assist students in achieving the level of independent users through developing reading, listening, writing and speaking skills, attaining excellence in vocabulary management and grammatical accuracy. The course offers a variety of authentic materials that familiarize students with real English expressions and scenarios, provides an array of contemporary topics for discussion and develops 21st century skills such as critical thinking, text analysis, and digital literacy. The course develops a solid general English base for further success in learning English for academic or special purposes, taking international examinations, as well as future academic studies and research.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The complex development of skills and competences for general communication of the C1 level (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), HSE Scale 70-79 points);
  • The improvement of students’ command of English for interpersonal and intercultural communication;
  • The enhancement of receptive and productive skills related to general purposes;
  • The expansion of vocabulary on a variety of topics;
  • The expansion of grammar structures in use.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • To develop skills of using basic listening techniques (predicting, understanding main ideas and details)
  • To develop skills of using basic reading techniques skimming and scanning (predicting, understanding main ideas, understanding details)
  • To develop understanding of articles, reports, straightforward and specialised texts concerned with contemporary problems at the threshold/vantage/effective operational proficiency level
  • To develop understanding of lectures and learning context
  • To develop writing skills (email / summary / essay)
  • To form skills of note-taking
  • To form understanding of text structure
  • To improve understanding of dialogues and polylogues on both familiar and unfamiliar topics
  • To participate in dialogues on general, academic and professional topics. (active listening, questioning, responding to questions, emphasizing, discussion strategies)
  • To produce monologues (informative/descriptive/argumentative/persuasive speech)
  • To produce presentations (informative/descriptive/argumentative/persuasive speech)
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Education and employment
  • Tourism and conservation
  • International relations
  • Health and care
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Written assessment
    Written assessment includes: minimum 1 reading test, minimum 1 listening test, minimum 2 vocabulary and grammar tests, minimum 2 written works (email and summary). Criteria: see the files attached. Tests can be retaken if the absence has been officially documented. The elements of written assessment must be retaken within 10 working days after the day a student returns to classes.
  • non-blocking Oral assessment
    Oral assessment includes minimum 1 monologue on a given topic and minimum 1 discussion in the format of a Q&A session.
  • non-blocking Independent work assessment
    Independent work includes activities that students do at home, activities that students do in the classroom and online work. The elements of independent work cannot be retaken.
  • non-blocking Final Assessment
    The final assessment is held within 10 days before the exam period. The final assessment includes one listening test and one written work (summary). The assessment tasks can be of different types. The final written assessment is conducted in Zoom/MsTeams/other platform. Students connect to the videoconference 10 minutes before the exam begins; the teacher sends a task, creates separate sessions and assigns the participants of the meeting to these breakout rooms if necessary. During the exam, it is prohibited to: communicate (using social media, with people in the room), cheat, give the exam variant to others to have it done, listen to the audio file more than twice, pause the audio, use dictionaries, translators or other sources. During the exam, the student is allowed to: use blank sheets of paper for drafts, open the audios in other web-browsers or download the audio to the computer and open it there. A short-term communication failure during the Exam is considered to be a loss of a network connection for up to 5 minutes. A long-term communication failure during the Exam is the loss of a network connection for more than 5 minutes. It is not possible to complete the Exam in case of a long-term communication failure.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.25 * Independent work assessment + 0.3 * Final Assessment + 0.25 * Written assessment + 0.2 * Oral assessment
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • New language leader: advanced : coursebook, , 2015

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Berry, R. (2018). English Grammar : A Resource Book for Students (Vol. 2nd edition). [Place of publication not identified]: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1753147
  • Качалова, К.Н. Практическая грамматика английского языка с упражнениями и ключами : учебник / К. Н. Качалова, Е. Е. Израилевич. — Санкт-Петербург : КАРО, 2018. - 608 с. - ISBN 978-5-9925-0716-4. - Режим доступа: https://new.znanium.com/catalog/product/1047576