Educational guide 2014_15
Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución
Grao en Tradución e Interpretación
 Subjects
  Language 2, IV: English
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
(*)1. Traces of the past (*)Participle clauses.Word Formation (2), phrasal verbs with off and in.
Reading:Themed texts
Listening:a local historial talking about shipwrecks
Speaking: 1 minute speech
Writing: a competition entry
(*)2. The big issues (*)Conditionals, expressions with end.
Reading:Mean machines
Listening:a radio interview with a volunteer in Nepal
Speaking:discuss a problem solving task based on visual prompts
Writing: a magazine article
(*)3. It's a crime (*)Passives, vocabulary about crime and punishment, phrasal verbs with out and over.
Reading:Writing Crime fiction
Listening:conversations about crime
Speaking:discuss a problem solving task based on written prompts
Writing:a report
(*)4. Buying ans selling (*)Mixed conditionals and wishes, expressions about business and shopping, easily confused words (2), word formation.
Reading: The appeal of ebay
Listening:an interview with the managing director of an advertising agency.
Speaking:interaction: agreeing or disagreeing, expressing ideas about an issue,
Writing: a summary
(*)5. Entertainment or art? (*)Comparatives and superlatives, vocabulary about art and entertainment, three-part phrasal verbs.
Reading: Themed texts: Is it art?
Listening:a radio programme about films
Speaking:2-3 minute speech
Writing:a review
(*)6. A changing world (*)Expressions with earth, world and ground. Emphasis
Reading:Changing places
Listening:a debate about nuclear power
Speaking:discussing, suggesting alternatives.
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