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SUBJECTS INFORMATION AREA SUBJECT: ACADEMIC NUMBER CREDITS: COURSE DURATION: CHARACTERISTICS: INICIATION DATE: FINALIZATION DATE: SUBJECTS ABSTRACT: HUMANISTIC ENGLISH 2 A (2) TWO In person number hours: THEORETICAL PRACTICE 5 th August 2013 15th November 2013 The process of globalization that has been carried out in the last years, as well as the advance of the science and the technology in Colombia, has promoted the need of the English as the second language both for professionals and for academicians. For this reason the student of the department of the Public Accounting of the Foundation St Martin University needs for his/her professional development the knowledge of this language, in order to confront the needs and the requirements of the national and international, public or private organizations for which are working. It is because of it that the department of accounting European has decided to adopt the standards proposed in the Common European Frame of Reference for the education of the foreign and like that languages to educate integral students. GENERAL Educate integrally book-keepers in the Foundation Sant Martin University that they handle a level of language corresponding to the level A2 of the European Frame of Common Reference. To increase the above mentioned level of long-term language to the level B1 and immediately afterwards to the B2. SPECIFICS Use the TIC as tool of the auto-learning work. Increase in a progressive way the vocabulary of accounting area. Develop an Oral Project each semester SCHEDULE / CLASSROOMS : Monday 4-6 Thursday 8-10 32


CONTENTS ABSTRACT 1. TEMA 2 Home life. a. The time. b. Days of the week

c. d. e. f. 2. Present simple affirmative and negative form. Prepositions of time. Daily routine. Present simple question.

TEMA 3 Free time activities. a. Adverbs of frequency b. Free time activities. c. Likes and dislikes. TEMA 4. Past simple. Thinking back. a. How was your holiday? (Past simple verb to be.) b. Talk about your past. (past simple: affirmative, negative, question/ regular and irregular verbs) c. Narrating a story. ADITIONAL THE STUDENTS WILL DO READINGS ABOUT ACCOUNTING AND ACCOUNTS FOR ADQUIRE VOCABULARY TO PUT IN PRACTICE THE GRAMATICAL STRUCTURES TEACHING


COMPETENCES, ACHIEVEMENTS, METHODOLOGIC STRATEGIES COMPETENCES Interpretative Competences The development of these competitions will be in a gradual way, as the student deals each of the levels, since, this one must go acquiring the necessary vocabulary in order that in a future it could do a rational abstraction of the legal texts on having finished all the levels to be able to defend with the second language in his/her work life. Cognitive Competences The development of these competitions will be realized in each of levels, in order that the student having finished achieves a systematic and causal understanding of the practices and accounting procedures across readings, documents you will discipline of the international context in the second language. ACHIEVEMENTS The achievements in this case will be across the competences of the language, which will be develop of the following form: The levels A: they will take charge of the development of the grammatical and reading competences. The levels B: they will develop the competences of oral, writing production and listening. It is necessary to take in account that in each level they are going to work all the competitions, but that, a major deepening will be done of these depending the levels A or B. The first thing that it is necessary to take in account is the methodology which will be participative,where the students across the development of the class. would achieve with the use of workshops, exhibitions, playful activities and literary readings and own others of the accounting topic, that they facilitate the incorporation of debates of different topics, and that they allow in addition, improve the pronunciation and the acquisition of new vocabulary.


STRATEGIES AND CRITERIA EVALUATION Diagnostic Exam Educational Exam This exam will be realized the first day of class to know the language level of the students This exam looking for thought of different strategies work in class that the students achieve implement the own knowledge of subject in the familiar, social and work life. This exam will be realized to take in account the development activities in class as writing and oral exams proposal by the teacher to show the advances obtain during the semester. Take to account as criteria exam during the semester, the exams presentation and final exam that involve the total of knowledge seen and woorked during the same. In a same way and according to the characteristics own of the subject will be to take in account the following criteria:

Summative Exam

Criteria Exam


Class Activities 30% (Conversations, Oral Presentations and Participation) Oral Project 30% Final Exam 40% Autoevatuation

9-13 september 7-11 october 18-22 november



Presentation and sign of documents


Sign the forms to hand over Accounting Public Department. Evaluate the level of the students

Diagnostic Test and hand over of the first workshop


Diagnostic Test.

Brainstorm to talk about the routines. Mental Map Explanation Reinforcement with a Bingo Time and Routines Verbs. The student can says and writes the hour in two ways. Numbers Review


Board Explanation Simple Present explanation (affirmative, negative form ) Time Quiz Extra exercise and use of the workshop Quiz Presentation The student writes about the activities that he/ she practices everyday and holidays Annex informacin to the platform.

Reinforcement Exercises (Simple Present) Quiz about Routines verbs


Do cooperatives activities to reinforcement the learning.. Oral activity: The student talks with the classmates about his/her routine. Evaluate the learning process of the students

First Exam

Writing Exam.

Notes socialization, doubts clarification and review

Reinforce the learning-teaching process of the students Workshop: Reinforcement exercises

Simple Present Tense WH questions yes/no questions

The student could ask to his/her classmates about the different activities that practices everyday Do a Survey .Annex informacin to the platform

The student could write about the frequency of his/her activities. Adverbs of Frequency Answer and write about classmates activities. Grammar Reinforcement


Likes/Dislikes .

The student could write about his/her likes or classmates likes or dislikes Reinforce the topics seen in class Workshops Review Grammar Reinforce


Topics Review Workshop


Second Exam Hand over of the Second workshop

Evaluate the learning process of the students Writing Exam Review and doubts clarification


Notes Socialization and Simple Past Introduction Past of verb to be

The student talks about his/her past experiences, the places that visited etc. Oral activity Create the story (Colored paper)


Simple Past explanation (affirmative, negativa and questions forms)

The student talks about the different activities that he/she has realized in the past. The student will write a short story. Past of verb to be (Quiz) Annex informacin to the platform


Reinforcement Exercises (Simple Past)

Reinforcement about topics seen in the classroom Review Workshop


General Review Reading about career

The student could write short paragraphs about his/her career and talks about them. Use autentic material

Final Exam


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