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Week One 2008 spring Reading and Writing
Syllabus basic information weekly syllabus mid-term exams and final exams Basic course design text book
Weekly homework Write on a B5 paper ( ). (by handwriting) A list of 30 words. Select at least 20 out of these 30 words and give a sample sentence to each word. Turn in on the due date. For details, refer to the course webpage.
samples Showcase (v.): This comedy sketch showcases their unique style of humor. powerhouse (n.): The Internet is becoming a commercial powerhouse. upgrade (n.): The worlds agency for assuring global security in nuclear installations needs an upgrade. ferret out (v. phr.): The team is trying to ferret out missing details. badmouth (v.) Stop badmouthing him all the time.
Week one (list of 30 words) airwavesassassinationbilingual communicateconductdialect diplomacyecumenicalextraordinary implementincorporatedinstructions invadelingua francamemorandums nativeofficialoverwhelming periodicalspotentialreplace residentslangstate-run statisticsstatustransportation verbalvesselswidespread
Due (the first weekly homework) 2008/03/ /03/ /03/ /03/ /03/13
Weekly quiz Writing class: grammar and vocabulary test Reading class: listening and vocabulary test
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