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Today is: November 19, 2017



EFL/ESL Level II Course

Date:


For credit-seeking English language learners, the next starting date will be in January, 2010.

Course Description

Email:


Interested English language learners should send an email to ____.

Facilitators:

Weekly Activities

Assessment

Week 1

Listen to the essential questions for this week!



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Benjamin Stewart, EFL Educator.




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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • Why do you think someone's physical appearance is important for some people?
    • How do people decide on the clothes they are to buy?
    • Why is it so important what someone wears? Or is it important?





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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 2

Listen to the essential questions for this week!



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Benjamin Stewart, EFL Educator.





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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • How important is it for people to follow patterns when choosing what to wear?
    • Why is reality television so popular these days?
    • How should youth balance watching TV with other activities?





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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 3

Listen to the essential questions for this week!



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so this copy of the video is no longer available.
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Benjamin Stewart, EFL Educator.




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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • Why are people drawn to reality T.V.? What's a reality show that has not been developed yet in your country that would be a great success?
    • What factors make people hopeful? How much is innate and how much is based on personal experience?
    • It's common for Americans to talk about the American Dream. Do you believe it exists? What is your dream and how will you achieve it?





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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 4

Listen to the essential questions for this week!



The Blip.tv service shut down in August, 2015,
so this copy of the video is no longer available.
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Benjamin Stewart, EFL Educator.





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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • Do you think people can create and modify their hopes and desires or do you think hopes and desires are solely based on one's destiny? Why?
    • How can people keep better track of items they usually lose (i.e., keys, watch, glasses, etc.)?
    • How could the university implement a lost-and-found department that would be useful to faculty and students?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 5

Listen to the essential questions for this week!



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so this copy of the video is no longer available.
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Benjamin Stewart, EFL Educator.





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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • What determines value?
    • How do you find good buys when shopping?
    • How can shopping lead to addictive behavior?





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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 6

Listen to the essential questions for this week!



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so this copy of the video is no longer available.
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Benjamin Stewart, EFL Educator.





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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • How can doing sports mislead people into becoming fit over the long haul.
    • How do people really see you? Has their perception changed over the years?
    • Why is stress one of the most common health problems?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 7

Listen to the essential questions for this week!



The Blip.tv service shut down in August, 2015,
so this copy of the video is no longer available.
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Benjamin Stewart, EFL Educator.





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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • How can life changes affect ones health?
    • What is your opinion about olympic athletes, and do you think they are born gifted or their talent comes only from hard work?
    • What makes a person good-looking person? Why?





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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 8



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • Why are people so influenced by fashion and T.V. trends?
    • How do you relate to the following phrase: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
    • How different are people around the world, and what culture do you feel more attracted to?





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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 9



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • How does technology influence your your life?
    • How do you evaluate websites in order to assure the information you are receiving is valid and reliable?
    • How can technology make you a better life-long learning?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 10



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • Why do people give in to peer pressure?
    • Why do people choose to live in the city or country?
    • How can heavily-populated cities improve traffic conditions?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 11



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • What is justice?
    • How is justice being carried out in your local community?
    • Why is justice often seen differently among people? Do you agree with the phrase an eye for an eye?





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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 12



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • When is revenge warranted?
    • Do you believe in the phrase "revenge is sweet"? Why?
    • What are the most extreme weather conditions that you have ever experienced? How did you cope?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 13



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • Why is weather becoming more agressive and unsettled nowadays?
    • Why is "thinking green" a hot topic today?
    • How can you reverse the effects of global warming?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 14



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • What comes to mind when you see this picture? What do you see, how does the picture make you feel? How might others feel? And how does this image relate to an experience you have had?
    • How does one's personality match personal weather condition preferences?
    • How has global warming affected your daily life?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 15



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Objectives
  • Understanding:
  • Essential questions
    • What inventions have had the greatest impact on your daily life?
    • How do people make decisions when choosing the best college to attend?
    • What crazy experiences have you had in your life? And why do you think you still remember them?




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Assessment

1) Weekly live discussions via Educators 2.0, 2) Weekly writing assignments, and 3)Weekly forum discussions


Week 16






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Assessment

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