English One
Winter Term 2009-10
Fridays, 10−12 am; room 049, Computer Science building, Takustr. 9.
Office Hours: Mon 10-12 on Campfire or by appointment


Dates given on this page always refer to the lesson a particular homework task is due for. If you have any questions at all, please don't be afraid to write an e-mail and ask.

Continuous assignments
– Read in your book for at least 15 minutes every day.
– Look up at least two words or phrases from your book every day and keep a vocabulary book (or equivalent) including English definitions and example sentences for each word you add.

4 December
– Put up the results of your research on London (Food and Drink, Museums, Tourist Attractions, Landmarks) on the Exploratorium page. There's a new section on London.

27 November
– See 20 November.

20 November
– Summarize your research in a section on the Exploratorium page, keeping in mind that you should be providing to your fellow students a concise guide to the most interesting points you investigated.

13 November
– Follow up your investigations in a grammar book, thesaurus, or dictionary, as your topic demands.
– Hopefully you will find examples in your books that seem not to conform to the rules or ideas that you have of how something should work. Bring a couple of these examples to class.

6 November
– Bring a couple of examples from your books that show possible problems with the principles and ideas that you worked on during last week's class. What questions do they pose to you?

30 October
– Read "The Selfish Giant" (PDF) to the end and finish the task of the group you were in last Friday. (Mark and name all different tenses; mark and look up unfamiliar words; mark all "there are" constructions; mark all irregular verbs and give their infinitive, past tense, and past participle forms; mark all sentences that conform to the subject–verb–object [+ time expression] pattern.)

23 October
– Nothing yet.

16 October
– This is our first session. Just come as you are.
Topic revision: r6 - 30 Nov 2009, PeterMonnerjahn


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