Wednesday, April 26, 2017

1C - Homework for Week of May 2

For Tuesday /Wednesday, do the following exercises in the book:

1) page 78, exercise 8
2) page 78, exercise 9
3) page 79, exercise 10 in your activity journal!! Write 80-100 words in the proper format.)
(another option:  write an email to your American friend about spring in Austria.  What has the weather been like so far, and what are you looking forward to in the summer?)
4) page 79, read the text "Rise in Street Theft"
5) page 80, exercises 1, 2, 3
6) page 81, exericse 6

(If you want to work ahead, do page 81, exercise 4, 5 and page 82, exercise 7-8.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

4C - Homework for Monday, May 8

1) On your own, read the texts in Unit 6 about global warming (page 78, p. 79, p. 80) and do the accompanying tasks.

2) Be able to describe the greenhouse effect in your own words

3) Turn in outlines for company presentations

Updated May 4, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

4C, Group A - Presentations Topics (dates TBA)

Fabian - Sikorsky
Almir - Cool Amphibious Manufacturing International
Valentin - Aston Martin
Elma - Voestalpine Texas
Edon - Roteform Miami
Tobias - Jaguar
Raphael - Tesla
Thomas - John Deere
Manuel - APC
Michael - Boeing
Larissa - General Electric
Ivan - Harley Davidson

4C, Group B - Presentation topics (dates TBA)

Dzenis - Cool Amphibious Manufacturing International
Pascal - Learjet
Daniel - Cessna
Julian E. - John Deere
J├╝rgen - Aston Martin
Vjencislav - Bentley (what is the difference between a Bentley and a Rolls Royce?)
Mike - Caterpillar
Julian L. - Harley Davidson
Julian S. - Jaguar
Nick - Tesla
Matthias - Sikorsky

4C - Outline for Company Presentations

OUTLINE FOR COMPANIES
1.       Description of the company
a.        What do they produce?
2.       History and Mission (brief, no more than one minute = 3 slides)
a.        Who?
b.       What?
c.        Where?
d.       When?
3.       Environment and Sustainability
a.        Sourcing of materials
b.       Commitment to the environment (Think sustainability, green energy, CO2/pollution/waste reduction, recycling)
4.       Describe a specific product
a.        What?
b.       Where?
c.        How?
d.       Materials used
e.       Specifications
f.         Significance
5.       World Wide Reputation
a.        Why is this company/product so popular/well-respected?
6.       Job Opportunities
a.        What kind of job opportunities exist for engineers?

b.       Do they have an internship program?

Monday, April 3, 2017

5C - In Class, Monday, April 3

We are practicing DIALOGUES today.  So that everything flows smoothly, follow this guide:

1) Finish NGO topics? / hand in rewrites

2) Get into groups of THREE
 - each student should have a different Diplomproject
 (- each student should have a different NGO)

EACH STUDENT HAS 7-10 minutes to speak and answer questions.  Don't rush through this!

3) Student 1 gives an overview of his Diplomarbeit in English (1-2 minutes)
- Students 2 & 3 listen carefully
- Students 2 & 3 ask questions about the Diplomarbeit in English
- Student 1 should try to answer the questions in English as best he can

4) Student 2 gives an overview of his Diplomarbeit in English (1-2 minutes)
- Students 1 & 3 listen carefully.
- Students 1 & 3 ask questions about the Diplomarbeit in English
- Student 2 should try to answer the questions in English as best he can

5)  Student 3 gives an overview of his Diplomarbeit in English (1-2 minutes)
- Students 1 & 2 listen carefully.
- Students 1 & 2 ask questions about the Diplomarbeit in English
- Student 3 should try to answer the questions in English as best he can

STUDENTS WHO NEED/WANT TO PRESENT THEIR DIPLOMARBEIT TO DR JO-JO can leave their group at any time and do what needs to be done.  Do not wait until the last minute!