CAMBRIDGE/CONVERSATION - Ideally 12: 50 - 14:30 - Tuesdays
All students must participate as if preparing for the Cambridge exam. We will do six practice tests. You are expected to get at least a 55% on each, and to improve in two areas (reading, writing, listening).
70% - Participation - Come to class and actively participate. Don’t skip class, especially days when practice tests are given!
30% - Practice Tests - Improvement in two areas (see below)
CAMBRIDGE: If you improve in two areas, you will receive a 1 for practice tests and a Bescheinigung for Cambridge.
CONVERSATION: You must take at least four practice tests. If you do not improve in two areas, you will receive a 2 for practice tests and Bescheinigung for Conversation.
October 28 - Introduction
November 4 - Listening Test Strategies
November 11 - Listening Practice Test
November 18 - Writing Test Strategies
Speaking/Language in Use
November 25 - Writing Practice Test (expect to stay late this day)
December 2 - Reading Test Strategies
Speaking/Language in use
December 9 - Reading Practice Test
December 16 - Language in Use
January 13 - Language in Use
January 20 - Listening Practice Test 2
January 27 - Writing Practice Test 2 - (Expect to stay late this day)
February 3 - Reading Practice Test 2
February 10 - Last chance to improve on Listening, Writing or Reading test. You may choose up to two tests, but keep in mind that Writing is 1 hour 20 minutes, Listening is 40 minutes and Reading is 1 hour.