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Introduction The Assignments

The Assignments

Here is a summary of all of the assignments you will need to do and the number of points allotted to each assignment. This is important to note as the points vary from assignment to assignment. The assignments are written, oral, or a combination of the two. When gathering material for your assignments from the net and books it’s especially important that you note the sources of your quotations and ideas in order to avoid plagiarism.

E-mail your assignments to your teacher as Word documents or as typed double-spaced documents sent by snail mail. Be sure to type your name and "English C" on every page. Your teacher will return your assignments with comments. For more detailed instructions about the different modules and assignments, click on the links to see the respective pages.

Begin with number 1, Getting Started.
Do the other assignments in the order that suits you best.

1. Getting started (10 points)

2. Pub Life (10 points)

3. Media (10 points)
Choose one of three different writing tasks (400-600 words) where you compare and analyse news reports from different English-speaking countries mediated by different media.

4. Caroline and Jeff (10 points)

5. Literature (30 points)
Write a paper (600-800 words) on one of the following:

6. English in the World Today (20 points)
Choose between one of the following tasks: an academically written essay, and or development of an information packet for people interested in working in an English speaking country. Both assignments should be between 800 and 1000 words.

7. Presenting Your Opinion (10 points)
Defend your opinion on a current social issue by:


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