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University of VictoriaIntroduction to IT English
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Course Evaluation

Units Assignments and Tasks Points Value of Assignments
Unit 1
The Anything Machine
Unit 1 Task
Part One
Listen to audio and take notes. Answer the question based on the listening practice.
Part Two
Write ten sentences based on the information in the chart.
   
Unit 2
Using Software
Assignment 1
Part One
Read “OpenOffice” article. Write main ideas and details of the article.
Part Two
a. Read the description and then, write a three sentence introduction.
b. Write directions in 5-10 sentences for using a piece of software.
Part One — 10 points
Part Two — 10 points
Total — 20 points
Part One — 5%
Part Two — 5%
Total — 10%
Unit 3
Digital Devices
Unit 3 Task
Part One
List causative verbs in the audio section.
Part Two
Write ten sentences using the causative verbs.
   
Unit 4
Desktop Hardware
Unit 4 Task
Part One
Listen to the video dialogue. List the comparative and superlative adjectives in the audio.
Part Two
Write ten sentences comparing the three computers.
   
Unit 5
Peripherals
Assignment 2
Part One
Write ten sentences using descriptive adjective to describe the peripherals.
Part Two
Write a 110-150 word paragraph expressing a preference for purchasing a peripheral.
Part One — 5 points
Part Two — 10 points
Total — 15 Points
Part One — 5%
Part Two — 10%
Total — 15%
Unit 6
The Internet
Unit 6 Task
Part One
Write a description of how to find Adobe by listing 10 steps in the process.
Part Two
Listen to the audio. Identify the modals.
   
Unit 7
The World Wide Web
Assignment 3
Part One
Listen to audio List steps for buying a cellphone based on audio. Respond to five questions based audio using time clauses.
Part Two
Write 100-150 word paragraph telling how to purchase a software package.
Part One — 8 points
Part Two — 10 points
Total — 18 points
Part One — 5%
Part Two — 10%
Total — 15%
Unit 8
Networks
Unit 8 Task
Read article about Networks. Answer ten questions.
   
Unit 9
Security
Assignment 4
Part One
Read article on Internet Security. Answer 10 questions.
Part Two
Fill out ID password form Respond to e-mail request for information about internet security.
Part One — 10 points
Part Two — 7 points
Total — 17 Points
Part One — 5%
Part Two — 10%
Total — 15%
Unit 10
Digital Media
Assignment 5
Part One
Listen to audio. Fill in missing information. Complete ten sentences.
Part Two
Write ten sentences using modals of ability.
Part One — 12 points
Part Two — 5 points
Total — 17 points
Part One — 5%
Part Two — 10%
Total — 15%
Unit 11
Communicating Online
Unit 11 Task
Part One
Listen to audio about help-desk call. Fill out "Help desk Report" form.
Part Two
Send a 100-150 word e-mail response.
   
Unit 12
The IT Workforce
Assignment Six
Part One
Listen to audio. Write ten sentences using action verbs.
Part Two
Write a letter applying to the job posting.
Part One — 10 points
Part Two — 10 points
Total — 20 points
Part One — 5%
Part Two — 10%
Total — 15%
Course Examination Final Exam
Part One
Multiple Choice Exam.
Part Two
Written Project.
Part One — 30 points
Part Two — 10 points
Total — 40 points
Part One — 5%
Part Two — 10%
Total — 15%
Total     100%
Pass Mark       80%