DOUGHERTY Julia Esther

Inglese 1 (groups C, D) Jeremy Magorian will substitute for Dougherty

Pubblicato il 03/12/2019

Dear Students, 

As of tomorrow, Dec 4th, Jeremy Magorian will be taking over my classes until the end of the month. You can attend his lessons following our original schedule. 

 

 

Dear students, 

Unfortunately, I will not be able to return to Ca' Foscari this semester. So please continue to attend another teacher's lessons. Should a substitute be found, I will let you know immediately. 

Best wishes, 

Julia D. 

 

 

 

For now, you should try to attend another CEL's course. The smaller classes that have room for you are Una Conboy's group E (Thursday 15.45- 17.15, Friday 8.45-1200) and John Moore's group B (Wed 17.30 - 19, Friday 14 - 17.15).  Hopefully, another teacher will be able to subsitute for me following my usual timetable. I will let you know if that happens! 

 

 

Dear Students,

Unfortunately, I have broken my foot and will be away from the university from now until the end of November. I will let you know asap what provisions have been made for you and whose lessons you should attend in the meantime. I will see you again in December. 

 

 

Friday Oct 25

Read or listen to something to discuss in class. 

Vocabulary Bank p 163 

p 145 Grammar Bank 3B

Bring in your paragraphs about a historical film or series for me to correct. 

 

 

 

Monday Oct 21 

EF Grammar Bank 3A 

workbook 3A 4, 6

MyGrammarLab p 303, 308, 309 (you will find them in Moodle)

Think about a historical film or documentary or TV series to discuss in class. 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday Oct 18

EF  p 23, read text

p 162 Vocabulary Bank 'get' 

Read or listen to something to discuss. Here is one suggestion:   https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/10/14/here-are-indigenous-people-christopher-columbus-his-men-could-not-annihilate/    

Find the document titled 'do and make collocations in use' in Moodle, grammar and lexis folder and complete the exercise. 

MyGrammarLab 69, 71 

workbook 2B 3, 4, 6 

 

Monday Oct 7 English File  Grammar Bank 2B 

p 114 Writing - do everything except the writing itself  

Friday Oct 11  write report from p 114, workbook 2A 1,2,3,4, 5 2B 1,2 

Find the document titled 'Go, get, become, turn Collocations in Use' in Moodle, grammar and lexis folder and complete it. 

Read or listen to something to discuss in class.. One suggestion: https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/does-modern-dating-encourage-racial-prejudice/p0774g45?autoplay=true

 

Books: for those who haven't purchased the textbook or grammar reference book yet, this is the information you need.  English File Advanced third edition, Oxford,  ISBN 978-0-19-450219-1 

                                                                                                                                                MyGrammarLab Advanced C1/C2, Pearson, ISBN 978-1-4082-9911-1

 

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English File Grammar Bank 1B 

Find the document titled 'Linking Words EF exercise' in Moodle (Grammar and Lexis folder) and compete part a

I will give you feedback on your writing assignment in class 

 

 

 

 

English File workbook: unit 1A 6, 1B 2, 6

Writing p 113   Use the tips and follow the instructions 

Read or listen to a piece of news to report on in small groups in class. 

Some websites of interest: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=the+guardian+international+edition

https://time.com/magazine/europe/

https://www.bbc.com/

https://www.nytimes.com/

 

Inglese 2 Jeremy Magorian will substitute for Dougherty

Pubblicato il 03/12/2019

Dear Students, 

As of tomorrow, Dec 4th, Jeremy Magorian will take over my classes until the end of the December. You can attend his lessons following our original schedule. 

 

Dear Students, 

Unfortunately, i will not be able to resume teaching this semester. So you will have to continue attending whomever's class fits into your schedule until the Christmas holidays. Should anything change and a substitute found, I will inform you immediately! 

Best wishes, 

Julia D. 

 

 

 

Please find another class in the second year that you are able to attend for the time being. Look up the courses held by John Bleasdale, Una Conboy and Nick Brown.  Hopefully, another teacher will be brought in to substitute for me following our usual schedule. I will let you know as sson as I have more information! 

 

Dear Students, 

Unfortunately, I have broken my foot and will be away from the university until the end of November. I will let you know asap what provisions have been made for you. 

You can send me the essay due for next Wednesday at juliadoug@unive.it as an attachment. 

I will see you again in December. 

 

 

Monday Oct 28 

Headway: write email p 114

                  p41  exercise 5

                  p 115  exercise 3, 4 

workbook unit 4 Reading, p 29 4, exam practice p 30, 31 

 

Wednesday Oct 30 

Headway: p 115 write a comparison of two cities, regions or countries 

Read or listen to something to discuss. This article comparing two sides of the Bering Strait is a suggestion: https://www.economist.com/international/2019/10/17/russias-chukotka-and-americas-alaska-are-an-era-apart

 

Wednesday Oct 23

Read this article to discuss in class. Think about the meanings of the following words as they are used in the text: peel away, far-fetched, envisaged, crafted, albeit, understate, avenge, flush with, avail oneself of, rekindle, chief. Find an example of inversion. //www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/10/ireland-britain-brexit-reunification/600328/

MyGrammarLab MyGrammarLab p 139 (2), 141 (2), 145  (4); use the Grammar Reference in Headway, the explanations in MGL and the document titled 'Modality' in Moodle, (grammar and lexis file) to help you

Find the document titled 'Gerunds and Infinitives' in Moodle, Translations folder and complete the exercise for Wednesday

For next Monday, look at p114. You will write a formal email following the prompts at the bottom of the page.

 

Monday Oct 21

workbook unit 4 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, Vocab 2 

 

Wednesday Oct 16

Read something about fake news, deception, mindbending, etc. Here is a suggestion. https://time.com/5695252/christopher-wylie-cambridge-analytica-book/

workbook unit 3 p 18, 19, 22, 23

MyGrammarLab exercises from 45, 46 

Listen to this TED talk twice: https://www.ted.com/talks/robert_muggah_the_biggest_risks_facing_cities_and_some_solutions?language=en#t-502978

Then answer the questions you'll find in Moodle (Listening folder). Short answers for 1-point questions and long answers (30 words or so) for 3-point answers. 

We didn't have time to look at your answers on Monday, so you can hand them in on Wednesday, after some peer correction. 

 

Monday Oct 14 

Write a report (p 113 Headway) and bring it to class. I will correct your work with you individually. 

Listen to this TED talk twice: https://www.ted.com/talks/robert_muggah_the_biggest_risks_facing_cities_and_some_solutions?language=en#t-502978

Then answer the questions you'll find in Moodle (Listening folder). Short answers for 1-point questions and long answers (30 words or so) for 3-point answers. If you bring your answers to class on Monday, we can look at them together. 

Wednesday Oct 16

Read something about fake news, deception, mindbending, etc. Here is a suggestion. https://time.com/5695252/christopher-wylie-cambridge-analytica-book/

workbook unit 3 p 18, 19, 22, 23

MyGrammarLab exercises from 45, 46 

 

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Monday Oct 7

Headway workbook unit 3 reading p 20, 21

Read what you can of the first article on inequality and glance at the graphs in the second. We will listen to a TED talk on the subject on Monday. https://qz.com/924034/how-to-reduce-inequality-history-suggests-the-only-effective-ways-are-death-and-destruction/https://ourworldindata.org/income-inequality (you will find a series of graphs here; you can add countries such as Italy to the third and fourth ones)

 

Wednesday Oct 9  

Headway p 27 gerunds and infinitives 1,2,3,4, 5, 6 (use the reference on p 151,152 to help you) 

Find something to discuss in class. Here is a suggestion from the BBC: https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20190913-how-to-slow-down-the-worlds-fastest-shrinking-country

Headway p 27 gerunds and infinitives 1,2,3,4, 5, 6 (use the reference on p 151,152 to help you) 

p 112 Report writing: do parts 5 and 6 

 

 

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Read something to discuss in class. You might find one of the following articles of interest: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/sep/25/try-before-you-buy-german-city-offers-workers-a-free-one-month-stayhttps://time.com/5686184/indigenous-lesson-climate-change/

workbook: unit 2 (1,2,3 Vocab 1,2,3,4,5) 

 

 

Monday Sept 30 

Find the exercises titled C1 Vocabulary in Moodle, (Grammar and Lexis folder) and try to complete it. Don't spend too much time pondering choices you are not sure about. Some words can be used more than once and some gaps can take more than one word. 

Complete ex 6, p 21 in Headway, Student's Book 

 

 

 

 

Monday Sept 23 - translate the sentences to be found in Moodle (translation folder, sentences from Headway unit 1)

Think about one of your favourite books and try to persuade someone else to read it too.

workbook: unit 1 1, 2, 3, 4  (we will correct a few of these in class)

 

Wednesday Sept 25: Write a personal profile, using some of the lexis and structures proposed in the sample profile on p 109. You will read your profile to some of your classmates.

Read an article from some English language news source. Underline any interesting words you find. You will discuss this in small groups at the beginning of the lesson.

The Guardian, the BBC, TIME magazine, the New York Times, etc.

 

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