martes, 10 de febrero de 2009

Welcome to the Business English course students

This is to welcome my new students of idioma Empresarial I - Inglés who attend in the morning. Hi!, how are you?

I hope you are happy and that you have had a brilliant learning experience with your examination period.

The first thing I would like to tell you is that you can post any comments you like in English to this blog. Comments and suggestions on the lessons are particularly welcome.

To start, this is the course syllabus.

This is also a forum for this year's special volunteer work, which will consist in:

* you get a group (the larger the better, but you you can also get rid of people who do not share in the work of the group.

* The goal of the group will be two-fold:

** First, to create a blog of the group, preferably in English.

** Second, to use the blog regularly as a portfolio for the volunteer group presentation you will give to the rest of the class in May (3 or 4 minute oral participation per group member).

To create the blog, just follow the instruction in this page. It is a really simple three-step process. Once you have created the group's blog, post a link to it as an answer to this post.

In the blog you have to keep a record of:


* The group meetings (in the form of minutes for each group meeting; they must be agreed upon and signed by every member of the group and given conformity by the teacher after they've been voted; for each meeting there must be a secretary to take notes for doing the minutes; The secretarial post should rotate among the members of the work group; the first point in the agenda of each meeting will be to vote the previous minutes).
* The materials used for the preparation of the presentation (links, scanned material, etc.)
* The conceptual maps prepared on the topic of the presentation.
* The outline versions of the presentation.
* The videos or mp3 files with the rehearsals of the presentation.
* The final video of the presentation.

The topic will be free and should be agreed upon by the members of the group in the first meeting.

The group needs to agree on a group name, and have the blog linked in an answer to this post.

Any conceptual maps made by the teams that you consider valuable can also be included as a answer to this post and will be marked by the teacher as an extra volunteer work.

Good luck and good team work!

39 comentarios:

Juan dijo...

Hi Jesus!
i talk in the name of the team "heineken" and we want congratulations you for your blog.
We wait for new actualizations
bye!

B.A. dijo...

Hi Jesus, we're Business Area. We've decided to do the voluntary project. Our names are Natalia, Alberto, Germán, Pablo, Arantxa y Sergio. Thanks for your welcome.
Hope to see you soon!
Mark Twain

Juan dijo...

The author of the sentence is Mark Twain

greatest bussinesswomen dijo...

hi JESUS! WE ARE GREATEST BUSSINESSWOMEN. THE AUTOR IS MARK TWAIN. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION

The Butterfly Company dijo...

Hello! We are "The Butterfly Company". We want to tell you we are enjoying very much our English classes. We have decided to do the volunteer work but don't agree yet about it.
The author is Mark Twain.
Bye!

jomes dijo...

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” Mark Twain

the big three dijo...

Hi Jesus, We are the new group of class. We like your way of giving the lessons. The author of the phrase is mark Twain

DREAM TEAM dijo...

Hi Jesus!!!
You blog is very well!!
We are The DREAM TEAM and the author of the sentence is Mark Tawin.
Thank you for welcome!!
bye

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jesús montero melchor dijo...

Thanks very much to you all for your enthusiasm and nice comments. See u 2morrow in class. Cheers!

PS.- As you can see, Heineken, Business Area and Juan (do you speak on behalf of the Richard's Girls team?) are the ones to get the extra points, though the rest of teams contributions will also be taken into account at the end of the course for the mark, as will do all contributions in our lessons and blogs.

Bye!

Richar´s Girls dijo...

Hi Jesus!
We´re Richar´s Girls. We have decided that we are going to do the voluntary project. The next week we will decided the topic of this project.
The author is Mark Twain.
Bye!

Business Area dijo...
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Business Area dijo...

An Anonymous Saudi said this oration.
Business Area

greatest bussinesswomen dijo...

hi jesus! the sentence is a saudi proverb. thanks for you attention.

The butterfly company dijo...

Hello! We are The Butterfly Company. The author is Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.

DREAM TEAM dijo...

hello!!!
this sentence is a saudi proverb.
probably is anonime.

thank you

Anónimo dijo...

Saudi Arabs
Jomes

Anónimo dijo...

SAUDI ARABS

JOMES

Anónimo dijo...

prueba
Jesús

Anónimo dijo...

The author of this phrase is an Anonymous Saudi Arabian.
bye!
We are the richar´s girls

Anónimo dijo...

Hi!! We are The Big Three Team.
Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
Bye.

Business Area dijo...

We are Business Area, and we want to make a do a correction in our comment. It's a sentence of Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. He was from EAU, and he was Prime Minister of his country from 1979 until 1990. Sorry, and hope to write you soon ;)

Business Area dijo...

Our blog is

www.business-area-project.blogspot.com

->Business Area

The Dream Team dijo...

Hi Jesus!
This is our blog
http://thedreamteam09.blogspot.com/

The Dream Team

the big three dijo...

our blog is:

http://thebigthree-3.blogspot.com

THE BIG THREE

Anónimo dijo...

to Business area:
I could not make the comment on your blog though I have already subscribed to it.

Here's my intended comment, anyway:
It is nice to see that you have started your blog as a team. I hope you find this medium useful for your volunteer project work and to improve your skills using English.

Nuclear power is a hot issue at the moment. As you know, today Italy has signed an agreement with France to take up nuclear power generation after many years with the help of French technology.

Here's a link to a BBCNews article on it.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7908434.stm

You can count on me for help if you need it.

All the best,

Jesús

Anónimo dijo...

To the Dream Team,

neither could I post my comment to your welcoming blog post.

Congratulations, anyway, on your new blog.

I am looking forward to learning about the main points of your topic, endangered species, isn't it?

All the best!

Jesús Montero

Anónimo dijo...

For David, Virginia and Manuel, the BIG-3.
As you can see, I am the first follower of your blog. And it is nice to see that you have included your names in your blog info section. It is common sense to do so, but you are the first and that's what counts.

I look forward to your topic and outline of the main ideas.

All the best,

Jesús Montero

jomes dijo...

Hi Jesus!
the JOMES group decided in the last meeting that the topic to the project will be the impact of company in the nature, in the minute of meeting we present our ideas
Bye!

The butterfly company dijo...

Hi Jesus! This is the link to our blog.

http://butterflycompany.blogspot.com/

the big three dijo...

Hi Jesús, we want that you see our new post the voluntary work of may.
Thank you, bye

Richar´s Girls dijo...

Hi Jesus!! We already have our blog made with the first post.
The url is http://richarsgirls.blogspot.com/2009/02/richars-girls-proyect-topic-and-theme.html

Bye!!

jomes dijo...

our blog is:
http://jomes2009.blogspot.com

Heineken Group dijo...

Hi Jesus,i am Jull from Heineken Group!
To the end we manage to publish this commentary...jajaja well,Here I leave you the link of our blog:
http://www.heinekengroup.blogspot.com/

Heineken Group dijo...
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Anónimo dijo...

Hi Jesus!
We are Richar´s Girls.
We want to do a question to you:
To do the presentation, we expose our work or do a summary to explain in class?

Bye!

The Dream Team dijo...

Hi Jesús!
You can see our conceptual map about the voluntary work in our blog
Bye!

Ivone dijo...

Hola,

Soy Ivone y quiero hacerte una propuesta para unirte a nuestro programa de afiliados. ¿Puedes facilitarme una dirección de mail a la cual te pueda escribir?

Muchas gracias,

Ivone