Make your own free website on Tripod.com

UVGS 1A 1999/2000: Jørn's English class

Home
August September
Legend:
Bold = English class
Green = vacation
Blue = tests, writing
Purple = alternative activities, no English class
Red = red-letter day, no school
Wk  Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

30                    31   2  3  4  5  6  7 32   9 10 11 12 13 14 15 

33  16 17 18 19 20 21 22 

34  23 24 25 26 27 28 29 

35  30 31
Wk  Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

35         1  2  3  4 36   6  7  8  9 10 11 12 

37  13 14 15 16 17 18 19 

38  20 21 22 23 24 25 26 

39  27 28 29 30
  Weeks  34-37: The English-speaking world. 
Texts:
"Do You Know Your English-speaking  ...?
"English Around the World"
"The Ant-Eater"
"An Australian Outline"
"A Canadian Overview"
cont-d:
"From Oslo to Heaven in Half ..."
"Good Advice is Rarer Than Rubies"

Weeks 37-41: US history and geography.
"Geographical Update"
"Going Home"
"The Last Leaf"

October November December
Wk  Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

39                2 40   4  5  6  7  8  9 10 

41  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 

42  18 19 20 21 22 23 24 

43  25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Wk  Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su

44   2  3  4  5  6 45   8  9 10 11 12 13 14 

46  15 16 17 18 19 20 21 

47  22 23 24 25 26 27 28 

48  29 30
Wk Mo Tu  We Th Fr Sa Su

48         1  2  3  4 49   6  7  8  9 10 11 12 

50  13 14 15 16 17 18 19 

51  20 21 22 23 24 25 26

52  27 28 29 30 31
cont'd:
"Looking at the USA - a historical ..."
"Tsali of the Cherokees"

Weeks 41-45: The UK - history and geography.
Texts:
"Geographical Britain - a Fact-file"
"Parker 51"
"Britain - a  Sense of the Past"

cont'd:
"Father and Son"
"Northern Ireland Today"
"Bringing Belfast Together"

Weeks 45-50: US values and beliefs
Texts:
"The American People"
"I See You Never"
"Thank You, Ma'm"

cont'd:
"The American System of Government"
"Understanding Americans"
"Mercedes Benz"
 
 
 
 

 

January February March
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Wk

                   1 

 2  3  4  5  6  7  8  1

 9 10 11 12 13 14 15  2

16 17 18 19 20 21 22  3

23 24 25 26 27 28 29  4

30 31 
 
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Wk

       1  2  3  4  5  5

 6  7  8  9 10 11 12  6

13 14 15 16 17 18 19  7

20 21 22 23 24 25 26  8

27 28 29              9
 
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Wk

          1  2  3  4  9

 5  6  7  8  9 10 11 10

12 13 14 15 16 17 18 11

19 20 21 22 23 24 25 12

26 27 28 29 30 31    13
 
Weeks 1-2: US values and beliefs (cont'd)

January 14: end of first term.

Weeks 3-6: UK values and beliefs (aspects of society) 
Texts:
"A Question of Faith"
"In Britain"
"The British System of Government"

cont'd:
"Enoch's Two Letters"

February 10: School ski trip

Weeks 6-11: Novel (to be selected later)

cont'd:
Novel

Weeks 11-14: Work, education and the environment
Texts:
"Made in America"
"Frog Pond"
"A Year at an American High School"
 

April May June
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Wk

                   1 13

 2  3  4  5  6  7  8 14

 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 15

16 17 18 19 20 21 22 16

23 24 25 26 27 28 29 17

30 
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Wk

    1  2  3  4  5  6 18

 7  8  9 10 11 12 13 19

14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20

21 22 23 24 25 26 27 21

28 29 30 31          22    
 
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Wk

             1  2  3 22

 4  5  6  7  8  9 10 23

11 12 13 14 15 16 17 24

18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

25 26 27 28 29 30    26
 
cont'd:
"How to be an Englishman"
"Education - a Pathway to Equality"
"Working Britain"

April 6-14: 5-hour tests (no classes)
 

Weeks 17-22: Revision +

May 16: soccer cup

June 5: possible written exam, English

June 19:  possible oral exam, English