Quarter 4 homework

Oral Communication

  • Review pronunciation, dialogue vocabulary, article vocabulary, conversation strategies for units 1-24 of Orbits. The speaking test will cover units 18-24, please review those articles.
  • Speaking test with your assigned partner, choose one topic from units 18-24 in Orbits, do the research task, and discuss this in the speaking test. You both must have the same topic, but can have different research articles to share. Keep your conversation authentic, do not write and rehearse a script. Scripted speaking tests usually look bad, and get marked down a lot. An authentic conversation always looks better.
  • NB.: Conversation strategies in units 23 & 24 will help you a lot in the speaking test.
  • Attend World Plaza, and practice using the vocabulary and conversation strategies
  • Word Engine, at least 300 correct responses a week
  • Final speaking test and exam will focus on content from units 18 to 24 from Orbits.
  • In our final class we will practice vocabulary. Please study vocabulary for this class.
  • Work hard, study, relax, do self-care, enjoy life.

Communication Skills (Humanities)

  • Review Orbits unit 1-13 mini dialogues, pronunciation, dialogues & Conversation Strategies; Into Literacy.
  • Possible speaking test topics: Into Literacy My Week in Palau Day 2 (p61-3); ‘Staying in an AirBnB or a Hotel’ (p38-9); Worker Rights (p107); Health & Nutrition (p108-9); Orbits story thoughts, feelings, and opinions; or an Extensive Reading book.
  • Extensive Reading, at least 4,000 words a week, and write a report for Thursdays.
  • Attend World Plaza, and practice using the vocabulary and conversation strategies
  • Word Engine, at least 300 correct responses a week
  • Have fun.

Literacy

  • Review all writing skills studied this year.
  • Review vocabulary (p33) and article (p38-9) for ‘Staying in an AirBnB or a Hotel’, and business press Release structure and language in Into Literacy.
  • Tasks 11 & 12: Final Learning Report (see p5 of course information handout), due 21st Jan 2019
  • Word Engine, at least 300 correct responses a week
  • Extensive reading reports are due on the 21st Jan (at least 3,500 words a week), and keep weekly reports.
  • Enjoy life

Communication Skills (Economics)

  • Review Active units 5 & 6 pronunciation, dialogue vocabulary, grammar.
  • Speaking test could include the following: Cover to Cover unit 6 Ageing p76-78, unit 7 p86-7 Survival After Eight Days at Sea, An Amazing Athlete, unit 11, p146-7, or your extensive reading.
  • Attend World Plaza, and practice small talk and conversation skills.
  • Have fun

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