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Nha Trang Teacher-Training College

Department of Foreign Languages


English Section
Teacher Ha Van Sinh

British Life Syllabus for Anh 2 (2005-2006)


Time 60 periods
Objectives

to provide students with opportunities to explore basic knowledge about the UK in


terms of geography, education, society and lifestyle so that they can enhance their
pragmatic/socio-linguistic competence in using English in communication;
to assist students in understanding the cultural aspects introduced in secondary school
and some other popular textbooks;
to improve students skills in reading to collect information and for presentations,
critical thinking and discussing in English.

Schedule
Seminars (40 periods)
Introduction Snapshot Differences between the UK and Vietnam (3 periods)
Group job assignment
Creativity and Culture
Economy
Education
England
Food & Drink
Government
Monarchy
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Social Issues
Sports
Tourism
Transport
Wales
Textbook projects (20 periods)
Lifelines 1, 2, 3

Assessment
1. Seminar (60%)
2. Textbook projects (40%)

References
1. www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/uk.html
2. www.britainusa.com (All About Britain)
3. Dictionary of BRITAIN (Adrian Room, CUP 1986)
4. Life in Britain (Brookes and Fraenkel, )
5. Britain Explored (Harvey and Jones, )
6. Focus on Britain Today (Larvey)
7. Spotlight on Britain (Sherin et al, )
8. 2000 Years of British Life (Fry, )
9. The Making of the United Kingdom (Kelly et al, )
10. Britain 1995 (Central Office of Information, HMSO)
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Nha Trang Teacher-Training College


Department of Foreign Languages
English Section
Teacher Ha van Sinh

British Life Syllabus for Anh 3 (2005-2006)


Time 60 periods
Objectives

to provide students with opportunities to explore basic knowledge about the UK in


terms of geography, education, society and lifestyle so that they can enhance their
pragmatic/socio-linguistic competence in using English in communication;
to assist students in understanding the cultural aspects introduced in secondary school
and some other popular textbooks;
to improve students skills in reading to collect information and for presentations,
critical thinking and discussing in English.

Schedule
Seminars (30 periods, including classwork & oral presentation)
Topic
Group
Requirements
Geography
(2)
Contents include: (a) an overview of the
topic & (b) an interesting fact
Government & Monarchy (3)
Religion
(2)
Oral presentation with (a) Microsoft
PowerPoint, (b) other visuals, (c) handouts
Education
(2)
for the audience with main points and list of
Economy & Everyday Life (2)
references
Transport
(2)
Food & Drink
(2)
Timing: (a) 30 minutes for presenting & (b)
30 minutes for questions from the audience
Sports & Competition
(2)
Cross-cultural understanding (15 periods)
Textbook Project (15 periods)

Assessment
3. Seminar (40%)
4. Textbook project (20%)
5. Final test (40%)

References
11. www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/uk.html
12. www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki
13. www.britainusa.com (All About Britain)
14. Britain The country and its people: an introduction for learners of English (James
ODriscoll)
15. Dictionary of BRITAIN (Adrian Room, CUP 1986)
16. Life in Britain (Brookes and Fraenkel, )
17. Britain Explored (Harvey and Jones, )
18. Focus on Britain Today (Larvey)
19. Spotlight on Britain (Sherin et al, )
20. 2000 Years of British Life (Fry, )
21. The Making of the United Kingdom (Kelly et al, )
22. Britain 1995 (Central Office of Information, HMSO)

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Nha Trang Teacher-Training College


Department of Foreign Languages
English Section
Teacher Ha van Sinh

British Life Syllabus for Anh 3 (2004-2005)


Time 60 periods
Objectives

to provide students with opportunities to explore basic knowledge about the UK in


terms of geography, education, society and lifestyle so that they can enhance their
pragmatic/socio-linguistic competence in using English in communication;
to assist students in understanding the cultural aspects introduced in secondary school
and some other popular textbooks;
to improve students skills in reading to collect information and for presentations,
critical thinking and discussing in English.

Schedule
Seminars (40 periods)
Introduction Snapshot Differences between the UK and Vietnam (3 periods)
Group job assignment
Creativity and Culture
Economy
Education
England
Food & Drink
Government
Monarchy
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Social Issues
Sports
Tourism
Transport
Wales
Textbook projects (20 periods)
Lifelines 1, 2, 3

Assessment
6. Seminar (60%)
7. Textbook projects (40%)

References
23. www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/uk.html
24. www.britainusa.com (All About Britain)
25. Dictionary of BRITAIN (Adrian Room, CUP 1986)
26. Life in Britain (Brookes and Fraenkel, )
27. Britain Explored (Harvey and Jones, )
28. Focus on Britain Today (Larvey)
29. Spotlight on Britain (Sherin et al, )
30. 2000 Years of British Life (Fry, )
31. The Making of the United Kingdom (Kelly et al, )
32. Britain 1995 (Central Office of Information, HMSO)
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