ENG302 - Conversation 2 (C2_S22)
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Unit One: And we're off!
Unit contents: Review of commonly used English verb tenses: simple and continuous. Dynamic and Stative verbs. Describing accomplishments and key characteristics.
Dr. Hwang's excellent paper explaining the stative continuous aspect:
Unit Two: The Future of Food
Unit contents: Real conditionals. Clauses with after, until, and when. Describing popular trends and talking about preparing food.
Unit Three: What's it worth?
Unit contents: Too and enough. Modifying comparisons. Talking about time, money, prices, and value.
Unit Four: Going Glocal
Unit contents: Modals of speculation. Subject and object relative clauses. Talking about advertising and people in the media.
Unit Five: True Stories
Unit contents: Past perfect. Was/were going to; was/were supposed to. Describing stories. Making and changing plans.
Midterm Exam Instructions
The midterm exam contains two parts. Oral Exam: Show what you know in a four minute conversation with your partner using prompts from the units we have studied in the first half of the semester. Written exam: a fill-in-the-blank exam testing student knowledge of the grammar and vocabulary from units one through five.
Unit Six: Community Action
Unit contents: Present and past passive. Passive with modals. Discussing charities and volunteer work. Offering, refusing, and excepting help.
Unit Eight: Lifestyles
Unit contents: Present unreal conditionals. I wish. Describing jobs and talking about work/life balance. Talking about wishes and regrets. Describing options.
Video: Loneliest Jobs in the World
Unit Nine: Yes, you can!
Unit contents: Prohibition, permission, and obligation (in both present and past tense). Talking about rules and regulations in the past and in everyday life today.
Unit Ten: What if...?
Unit contents: Past unreal conditionals. Modals of past probability. Talking about discoveries and mistakes. Speculating about events in the past, alternatives, and possibilities.
Unit Eleven: Contrasts
Unit contents: Gerunds and infinitives after forget, remember, and stop. Causative verbs help, let, and make. Discussing college life and scientific facts.
Final Exam Instructions
Like the midterm exam, the final contains two parts. Oral Exam: Show what you know in a four minute conversation with your partner using prompts from the units we have studied in the second half of the semester. Written exam: a fill-in-the-blank exam testing student knowledge of the grammar and vocabulary from units 6, 8, 9, 10, and 11.
Goldstein, Ben & Jones, Ceri (2019). Evolve 4: Student Book. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-1-108-40531-7