Course Description/ Objective: This class is designed to provide students with the opportunity to prepare for the Listening portion of the TOEIC test. The instructor will use the textbook and additional supplementary materials to provide an environment whereby students can improve their TOEIC listening score. It is HIGHLY recommended that all students create and keep a TOEIC vocabulary journal/dictionary.
You are expected to behave appropriately in your class. This means:
Turn off your cellular phone.
Pay attention to the teacher.
Do no talk when your teacher or your classmates are talking.
Participate in class. If the teacher asks you a question, try to answer it.
Bring your book, pencil, paper and dictionary to class every day. You cannot learn English if you do not have a book.
It is university policy that you attend every class. Failure to attend class will lower your final grade. You cannot expect to improve your English if you do not come to class. If you are late for class 3 times, it will count as 1 absence. If you are absent, you MUST talk to your Department Head and obtain an excused absence form. That form must then be given to your instructor. .
This class will use the grade distribution scale in accordance with the University policy. It is applicable to all freshman, sophomore and junior classes offered by the Dept. of General English regardless of class size.
A+ ~ A0: 30% or below
There are two scheduled standardized exams (TOEIC) for this course, namely: Midterm Exam, and Final Exam. Your instructor may also choose to give tests and/or quizzes at other times during the semester which are to be counted as part of your homework/participation grade.