Category Archives: 2012 Fall

  • Welcome!

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by mrgord in Anglophone Cultures Through Films, Fall 2012.

    Welcome to the Fall 2012 semester! At the moment, I haven’t got a lot to post about, but I will provide you with a syllabus for this course: Syllabus for Anglophone Cultures Through Film, Fall 2012 The link is a PDF, the format I’ll use for most handouts in this class. I’ll try update this […]

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  • Welcome!

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by mrgord in Mythology & Biblical Narrative, Fall 2012.

    Welcome to the Fall 2012 semester! At the moment, I haven’t got a lot to post about, but I will provide you with a syllabus for this course: Syllabus for Greek Mythology and Biblical Narrative, Fall 2012 The link is a PDF, the format I’ll use for most handouts in this class. I’ll try update […]

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  • Welcome!

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Welcome to the Fall 2012 semester! At the moment, I haven’t got a lot to post about, but I will provide you with a syllabus for this course: Syllabus for Public Speaking, Fall 2012 The link is a PDF, the format I’ll use for most handouts in this class. I’ll try update this page regularly […]

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  • Welcome!

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by mrgord in Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012.

    Welcome to the Fall 2012 semester! At the moment, I haven’t got a lot to post about, but I will provide you with a syllabus for this course: Syllabus for Listening & Speaking, Fall 2011 The link is a PDF, the format I’ll use for most handouts in this class. I’ll try update this page […]

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  • Homework from Week 1

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by mrgord in Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012.

    During our first class back in Week 1, I split you into four groups and asked you to develop some (ie. 3) ideas for Group Challenges, which you would explain to the class during our next meeting, on Tuesday, 4 September. Therefore, to be ready for Tuesday’s class, you need to be prepared to explain […]

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  • Homework for 5 September

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Folks, On 3 September you did your “self-introduction” speeches. As promised, I will give you a summary of the things I thought were well done, and which could be handled better, in the self-introduction speeches you gave in front of the class. In fact, I went ahead and recorded a video summarizing the main points. […]

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  • Homework and Stuff…

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by mrgord in Mythology & Biblical Narrative, Fall 2012.

    Hi folks, Today in class, I told you I’d update our class website, and, well, here’s the update. As I mentioned in class, one of the texts (not the only one) that we’ll be reading this semester is Bulfinch’s Mythology (1855). It is a very famous and well-known book by the author Thomas Bulfinch, on […]

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  • Stuff to Practice

    Posted on September 6, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2012.

    Last time, we worked on “self-presentation.” For homework, you should practice whatever aspects of that were brought up in class: posture, facial expression, walking with confidence, finding a “home position” for your hands, and so on. Next week, we’ll spend  our first class (on 10 Sept) working on some other basics for public speaking, like […]

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  • Coming Soon: Challenges Link!

    Posted on September 6, 2012 by mrgord in Listening & Speaking 1, Fall 2012.

    Folks, I’m writing this on the evening of Thursday, 6 September. I’m going to update this post soon with a link to a page containing a full list of the Student Challenges you will undertake this semester. (Tonight or tomorrow.) Please check back soon to see the list, and remember my advice: start in on […]

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  • Films

    Posted on September 6, 2012 by mrgord in Anglophone Cultures Through Films, Fall 2012.

    Hi everyone, Okay, so if you dropped by the office, you found The Muppet Movie is there, like I promised. If not, make sure to drop by the office as soon as possible to get it. Sorry it took a day extra, I was having technical difficulties. I told you that you should also re-watch […]

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