English Foundations Term 1 Student Syllabus Class: $%&

Teacher: Email: Office: Jorge Ulloa ulloa-j@kifl.ac.jp Nakamura Bldg., 5th Floor

Materials & Textbooks
Textbooks / Materials Fifty-Fifty Book 0ne New Password 2 Extensive Reading Crown Magazine KIFL Writing Booklet First Grading Period (April 15 – June 10) Units 1-3 Unit 1 (Chapters 1-4 + review) None April/May issue. Pages 4-25 Writing Assignments 1. Well-formatted Paragraph Second Grading Period (June 11 – July 29) Units 4-7 Units 2 (Chapters 5-8 + review) ER Program June/July issue. Pages 37-53 Writing Assignments 1. Descriptive Essay

VISTA Orientation

2 visits over the first and second grading periods.

Grading
There are two grading periods: April 15 – June 10 and June 11 –July 29. For each grading period, you will receive an A, B, C, D or F as a final grade. 1st Grading Period 1. Final Reading Test 2. Writing Assignments A. Well-formatted Paragraph 3. Final Speaking Test 20% 20% 20% 2nd Grading Period 1. Final Reading Test 2. Writing Assignments A. Descriptive Essay 3. Final Speaking Test 4. Extensive Reading 60% 1. Uses English in class 2. Focuses on in-class activities 3. Completes HW & assignments 4. Attendance 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 100% 1. Uses English in class 2. Focuses on in-class activities 3. Completes HW & assignments 4. Attendance 20% 20% 10% 60% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 100% 10%

Attendance
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. All students must attend at least 75% of their classes. If you are absent 6 or more times, you will fail and get an ‘F’ grade. You are allowed 5 absences and two lates in this class. Three lates equals one absence. Students are marked "late" if you are 0 - 15 minutes late. If you are more than 15 minutes late then you will be marked absent. If you are late because of a train delay, then go the Student Affairs Department in the Building 1, 1st floor lobby and get an excused late form. Fill out the form and show it to the teacher. You will not be marked absent.

English Foundations Level 4

Term 1 2013-14

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Do your best. 4. Turn off all mobile telephones in class. Speak only in English to your EIC teachers and classmates. 7. tests and hand-outs for this class in the same binder or location. 8. 6. 9. 5. textbook. Bring your notebook. pens and pencils and a dictionary to class everyday. Be respectful and polite to your classmates and teachers. Keep all your notes. Other Important Information Golden Week Classes on National Holidays Saturday. use the ‘Silent Mode’. Enjoy your classes and your time at KIFL. July 15 English Foundations Level 4 Term 1 2013-14 2 . Do not sleep in class. 10. 3. Or. Do not leave your textbooks in the classroom. May 6 There will be classes on the following National Holidays: Monday. Do not talk while the teacher is talking.Class Rules to Make Studying Easy 1. 2. and study hard. April 27 – Monday.

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