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Universidad Nacional Abierta y a Distancia

Academic and Research Vice-rector


Activities guide and evaluation rubric

1. General description of the course

Faculty or Academic Vicerrectoría de Relaciones Internacionales


Unit
Academic Level Professional, specialization, master
Academic Field Common basic interdisciplinary training
Course name English B1+
Course code 900004
Course type Methodological Can be re- Yes No ☒
opened
Number of credits 3

2. Description of the activity

Physical Remote
☐ ☐ Simulator ☐
laboratory laboratory
Type of
Specialized Professional
practice Field works ☐ ☐ ☐
software experiences
Other ☒ Which: Skype
Type of activity: Individual ☒ Collaborative ☐ Number of weeks 9
Moment of
Initial ☐ Intermediate ☒ Final ☐
evaluation:
Score of the activity (if Delivering environment: Collaborative
70
applicable): Learning
Starting date: October 01 , 2018
st Closing date: November 20th, 2018
Competence to develop: Speaking
Topics to develop:
Present simple
Present progressive
Future Tense
Steps, phases of the learning strategy to develop:
The student is going to record three videos, trying to improve from the
first to the third his/her fluency, pronunciation and sentences structures in
English. The student has to upload the video in a youtube channel, the
channel is provided by the course in the forum.
Activities to develop:

PHASE 1: VIDEO 1 “A normal day”

 For this first video, you are going to introduce yourself with the following
information:
Full name.
Age.
Program
Place of work.
Place of living.

After that, you must record a video in which you are going to talk about what
a normal day is like for you, from when you wake up until you go to bed at
night.

Ex: Hello, my name is _________, I am ___ years old, I am studying _____


I work in _______ and I live in _______. My day starts at 6:00 a.m. I wake
up, then I brush my teeth at 6:15 a.m., after that I prepare breakfast at
6:30…

Vocabulary and explanation to have in mind:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxISeXIPh9g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fr00BsHUmxU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuXACPrJNHw

Linking words that you can use in your video:


https://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/sample/ite/gs/gs_38.html

Practice your pronunciation with:


www.neospeech.com

 Upload the video in the English B1+ youtube channel.


 Share the link of the video in the forum.
 During the following week, your tutor is going to give you recommendations
and suggestions to improve for the second video.
PHASE 2: Video 2 “Choose a topic”

From the following topics, you have to choose one, to develop your second video.

 In the kitchen (preparing lunch or dinner). The student has to record the
process to prepare a meal.

 At work, during few minutes the student must talk about the things she/he
has to do that day at work.

 Simulating a date in a restaurant, the student is going to simulate a date in a


restaurant, the idea is to have a conversation with his/her date and the
waiter/waitress (his/her family can help).

 Simulating doing shopping, the student is going to simulate an afternoon at


the mall (his/her family can help).

Practice your pronunciation with:


www.neospeech.com

 Upload the video in the English B1+ youtube channel.


 Share the link of the video in the forum.
 During the following week, your tutor is going to give you recommendations
and suggestions to improve for the third video.

PHASE 3: Video 3 “Choose a topic”

From the following topics, you have to choose one, to develop your third video (has
to be different from the second).

 In the kitchen (preparing lunch or dinner). The student has to record the
process to prepare a meal.

 At work, during few minutes the student must talk about the things she/he
has to do that day at work.
 Simulating a date in a restaurant, the student is going to simulate a date in a
restaurant, the idea is to have a conversation with his/her date and the
waiter/waitress (his/her family can help).

 Simulating doing shopping, the student is going to simulate an afternoon at


the mall (his/her family can help).

Practice your pronunciation with:


www.neospeech.com

 Upload the video in the English B1+ youtube channel.


 Share the link of the video in the forum.
 During the following week, your tutor is going to give you recommendations
and suggestions.

To have in mind:

You have to upload the video in the corresponding week. You can’t upload
the three videos in the last week of the activity.

Environment
for the Collaborative Learning
development
Individual
Three Video recordings in the forum having in mind the
following schedule:

Opening and socialization of


Oct. 1st – Oct. 07th
the activity.
Share the video 1 in the
Products to Oct. 08th – Oct. 14th
forum.
deliver by
Retroalimentation and
student Oct. 15th – Oct. 21st
suggestions from the tutor.
Share the video 2 in the
Oct. 22nd – Oct. 28th
forum.
Retroalimentation and
Oct. 29th – Nov. 04th
suggestions from the tutor.
Share the video 3 in the
Nov. 05th – Nov. 11th
forum.
Retroalimentation and
Nov. 12th – Nov. 20th
suggestions from the tutor.

General guidelines for the collaborative work

Planning of
activities for
You have to upload 3 videos in the English B1+ youtube channel
the
and share each link in the forum having in mind the schedule
development of
given.
collaborative
work
Roles to
perform by the
No roles
student in the
collaborative
group
Roles and
responsibility
for the delivery No roles
of products by
students
Use of
N/A
references
In the agreement 029 of December 13, 2013, article 99, the
mistakes that infringe upon the academic order, among others,
are the following: paragraph e) “To plagiarize is to present as
your own work the whole or part of a writing, report, task or
document of invention performed by another person. It also
implies the use of cites or lack of references, or includes cites
Plagiarism where there is no coincidence between them and the reference”
policy and paragraph f)”To reproduce, or copy for profit, educational
resources or results of research products, which have intellectual
rights reserved for the University”.

The academic punishments that the student will face are:


a) In case of academic fraud proved in the academic work or
evaluation, the score achieved will be zero (0.0) without leading
to disciplinary measures.
b) In case of plagiarism proved in the academic work of any
nature, the score achieved will be zero (0.0), without leading to
disciplinary measures.

To know how the documents must be cited, check the following


document:
Centro de Escritura Javeriano ( ) Normas APA. Sexta edición.
Taken from
http://centrodeescritura.javerianacali.edu.co/index.php?option=c
om_content&view=article&id=138:normas-
apa&catid=45:referencias-bibliograficas&Itemid=
4. Evaluation rubric

Evaluation rubric
Activity type: Individual ☒ Collaborative ☐
Moment of
Initial ☐ Intermediate ☒ Final ☐
evaluation
Items to Levels of performance of individual activity
Score
evaluate High score Media score Low score
The student
The student records There is no
records the video
the video 1, but it evidence of video
1, describing
does not fully recording and
his/her day as a
correspond to the forum participation.
daily routine and
parts allocated in the
covers all
Video 1 guide. The student 10
aspects allocated
The video is not fully uploads the video
in the guide. The
understandable or has out of the given
video is clear and
some inaudible parts. schedule.
understandable.
(up to 10
(up to 5 points) (up to 0 points)
points)
The student The student records
There is no
records the video the video 2, but it
evidence of video
2, choosing one does not fully
recording and
of the topics correspond to the
forum participation.
given and covers parts allocated in the
all aspects guide.
Video 2 The student 15
allocated in the
uploads the video
guide. The video The video is not fully
out of the given
is clear and understandable or has
schedule.
understandable. some inaudible parts.
(up to 15
(up to 8 points) (up to 0 points)
points)
The student The student records
There is no
records the video the video 3, but it
evidence of video
3, choosing one does not fully
Video 3 recording and 20
of the topics correspond to the
forum participation.
given and covers parts allocated in the
all aspects guide.
allocated in the The student
guide. The video The video is not fully uploads the video
is clear and understandable or out of the given
understandable. has some inaudible schedule.
parts.
(up to 20
(up to 12 points) (up to 0 points)
points)
The student
improves his/her The student does
oral skills having The student improves not improve his/her
in mind the his/her oral skills, but oral skills according
Tutor’s suggestions anyway needs more to the tutor’s
25
suggestions given by the practice. suggestions in the
tutor in the video 1 and 2.
videos 1 and 2.
(up to 25
(up to 15 points) (up to 0 points)
points)
Final score 70