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English - Students - 3FME2047

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  • Number of hours

    • Lectures : 0
    • Tutorials : 24.0
    • Laboratory works : 0
    • Projects : 0
    • Internship : 0
    • Written tests : 0
    ECTS : 40.0
  • Officials : Elisabeth FOURES

Goals

Learning outcomes :

  • To communicate in English in the printing, paper and converting industries as well as in the engineering world in general.
  • To acquire professional skills associated with the world of work and "sell" your skills to future employers or internship directors.
  • To improve your general English and prepare for TOEIC at the end of your studies: a score of 785 equivalent to B2 is required to obtain an engineering degree.
Contact Elizabeth FOURES

Content

Based on the five skills of National Education , the English program is designed to help students :

Bring up their level of daily English (vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation & communication).
Learn to communicate in English in the industrial printing , stationery and processing as well as in the world of engineering in general.
Acquire professional skills related to the world of work and "sell" their skills to future employers or training period directors.
Improve their general English and prepare for the TOEIC at the end of their studies: a score of 785 is equivalent to B2 required for obtaining engineering degree .
Expand their vocabulary knowledge and ease with oral production and interaction.

The first year is different from others because it provides an overview of the business world and industries as well as upgrading of basic English .

The topics covered are:

Points of basic grammar and classic mistakes ( revision of the basic rules).
Points of basic pronunciation ( revision of the basic rules).
English "social" and business - Informal vs . formal .
Travel & business dinners.
Receiving/welcoming industry partners.
The language of oral presentations.
Techniques of public presentations ( slideshow management and non-verbal communication).
Resumes and cover letters (introduction to the drafting of these documents targeting international , style , format, language base).
The world of work (vocabulary and expressions related to business).
Paper and Printing ( discovery vocabulary and technical terms ) .

The targeted skills are :

Acquire a solid foundation in grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.
Improve comprehension and oral expression.
Understand the differences in informal and formal languages ??by practicing role plays and scenarios.
Mastering the techniques of presentation.
Write resumes and cover letters.
Write a review on a book.
Acquire the technical vocabulary of the various sectors .



Prerequisites

none

Tests

Semester 5 - The exam is given in english only 

GRADING:
Essay 1 (present your classmate): 20%
Participation: 20%
Vocabulary /Grammar quiz(zes): 20%
VALET: 10%
Oral Presentation (in groups) Oral EXAM 30% (à noter: seule examen orale est rattrapable pour cette matière)

(à noter: seule examen orale est rattrapable pour cette matière)

SEMESTER 2
CV + Cover Letter 20% Participation 10%
Essay 2(Book Review)15% Talk 20%
VALET 10% Oral exam 25%

exams ecrits rattrapables



1) Small Talk / Expressing Opinions /Cross-Cultural Communication
2) Graph Language + Description
3) Presentation Skills
4) Innovative Technology
• -Describing products and trends
• -Technical vocabulary

GRADING 1E + 1A (CFA) – semester 1: (2019-20)

Small Talk, Expressing Opinions and Cross-Cultural Awareness – (Evaluation based on in-class activities) 15%
QUIZ – Grammar and Vocabulary 20%
Written Graph description / Summary 20%
Participation / Homework / HitList 1 15%
ORAL PRESENTATION (Innovative Product in the Paper, Printing or Biomaterial field) (in groups) 30%

Participation is graded on the following criteria:
1. Using personal initiative.
2. Communicating only in English in class and outside of class with your teachers.
3. Taking an active and positive role in class.
4. Being well prepared for class and all assigned work and presentations.
5. Attendance and arriving ON TIME!
(The Hitlist 1 is a list of words you must know how to pronounce correctly. Towards the end of the semester your teacher will test you individually.)

Rattrapable= Uniquement le présentation oral (30%)

Calendar

The course exists in the following branches:

Additional Information

Semester 5 - This course is given in english only EN

Curriculum->Pagora Engineer - Student->Semester 5


Sécurité-Environnement
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Bibliography

Livret/Booklet rédigé par l'équipe enseignant d'anglais à Pagora.

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Date of update July 23, 2020

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