Week 1 2 Disappearing Languages

Topics: Writing Pages: 6 (417 words) Published: November 24, 2014
Ira Rasikawati
UKRIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
Language Training Center

Unit 7: Disappearing Languages

Agenda
1. More about EAP
2. Basic Reading Skills,
3. Unit 7:Core Vocabulary, Collocations
4. Unit 7: The Rise and Fall of Languages

1. MORE ABOUT EAP

STANDARD COMPETENCY
Students are able to argue for and against
an idea in writing and orally in response to
an academic text

BASIC COMPETENCIES
1. Locate topics, main ideas, and supporting
details of academic texts
2. Predict the meaning of an academic text

3. Distinguish fact and opinion
4. Select information

5. Interpret information collected
6. Summarize data gathering results
7. Select appropriate vocabulary words to
express an idea
8. Produce arguments for and againts an idea

9. Write argumentative statements using
appropriate sentence structure

EAP GRADING POLICY
TYPE
PEER REVIEWED RETELLING

MATERIALS
Retelling of Text

PEER ASSESSED PRESENTATION Reading Response
Presentation
PARAGRAPH /
Paragraph(s)/Journal
JOURNAL WRITING
MID TEST (UTS)
Written Exam – Online
FINAL TEST (UAS)

%
20%
20%
20%
20%

English Proficiency Test 20%
– Online

GRADING POLICY
TYPE
PEER REVIEWED
RETELLING
PEER ASSESSED
PRESENTATION
PARAGRAPH /
JOURNAL WRITING
MID TEST (UTS)
FINAL TEST (UAS)

MATERIALS
Retelling of Text

%
20%

Reading Response
Presentation
Paragraph(s)/Journal

20%

Written Exam – Online
English Proficiency Test –
Online

20%
20%

20%

Classroom Rules
1. Be Punctual*
2. Mobile Phone OFF
3. Speak in English
4. No Late Submissions
5. Be reliable**
*attendance is not counted 15 minutes after lesson starts
** including plagiarism is intolerable

LESSON TOPICS
Week Unit

Topic

1-2

Introduction
Diappearing
Languages

Course Description and Policies
The diappearance of other languages
because of English

3

Vocabulary Skills

(N)GSL and (N)AWL

4-5

Our Crowded Earth Overpopulation

6

Do Great Athletes
Deserve Great
Salaries

UTS

The pros and cons of high salaries

Week Unit

Topic

7

Doubts about global warming

8-9

The Global Warming
Myth?
Is Beauty Skin Deep?

10-11 Animals as Food
12
Review of units 7-12
UAS

Tattoos and cosmetic surgery

Factory farming of animals

2. BASIC READING SKILLS

SKIMMING
When ?

 To get the gist of a text
 Only one item to find from a text
 Limited time

SKIMMING
How ?
 Read title
 Read introduction or first paragraph
 Read first sentence of every paragraph
 Look at pictures, charts, or graphs
 Look at italicized/boldface words/phrases
 Read summary or last paragraph

SCANNING
When ?

 To search for key terms
 To find specific information
 To decide whether a text has the
answer you are looking for

SCANNING
How ?

 Look at text structure
 Notice words/phrases in bold faces,
italics, different fonts/size
 Check if any: keywords given by author

CONCLUSION
TO SKIM AND SCAN
 Cover entire page
 Look at visual clues
 Look at graphs, charts, titles, captions

3. UNIT 7
CORE VOCABULARY, COLLOCATIONS

4. UNIT 7 TEXT:
THE RISE AND FALL OF LANGUAGES

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