GS 101 Speaking Assessment 1- Cultural Values and Assumptions
Purpose: Present students with an opportunity to increase writing and speaking fluency through their exploration of
cultural values and assumptions found in American culture.
Components to incl
Questions for focus-group interviews:
This study focuses on first year international students views on whether and to what extent class
projects support their academic needs and create opportunities for sociocultural adjustment.
1. Please reflect on your
On August 29, I join the iOS development club callout. More than 50 people
show up, and they provide free pizza and drink for us, which is very nice. Their
official website is http:/purdueiosdevclub.com/. Their purpose is to help Purdue
students become fa
The most interesting event I joined so far at Purdue is BoilerMake. BoilerMake is a 36 hours
hackathon hold by Purdue Hackers Club. Participants are supposed to stay in the stadium 36 hours
for coding, and building software or hardware.
For me, they first
First Year Composition: ENG 106i
Instructor: Negin H. Goodrich
Purdue University, English Department
Definition of Autobiographical Essay*
Unlike a biography, which is a true account of someone else's life, an autobiography is a writer's
own account of hi
THE STEPS OF SUMMARY WRITING
What is a summary?
A summary article is a condensation of ideas and information, so you cannot include every detail.
In other words, it is a brief restatement - IN YOUR OWN WORDS of what the contents of the
Conformity vs. Individuality
Humans are social beings who by nature are designed to coexist with one another. We
often think that individual self takes most importance but people often end up still following th
The day is glorious, with a blue sky and soft breeze. The foods wonderful, with the
cheese seeping into the warm bread and the berries bursting in our mouths. Everything would
be perfect if this really was a holiday, if all the day off meant was roaming t
I would like to talk about the paragraph I chose in the Hunger Game, The day is
glorious, with a blue sky and soft breeze. The foods . for the names to be called out.
(Suzanne, 2008, p. 9) I think the passage I chose give me a feeling that Kat a
After reading this passage, I personally suggest Rue is the person who Kat trust the most
in this game. The passage I am using to proof is: Don't go. Rue tightens her grip on my
hand. Course not. Stay
Hunger game: Of course, Ive never been on a train, as travel between the districts is
forbidden except for officially sanctioned duties.
American ways(politic): Mature people, in general American view, resolve their
differences through discussion and comp
I already talking about gender for two weeks journal and I just looking for some
different focus on sport and religion. However, the presentation of sport back to
discrimination again and the discussion
Sentence breaking down
Don't go. Rue tightens her grip on my hand. Course not. Staying right here, I
say. I move in closer to her, pulling her head onto my lap. I gently brush the dark,
thick hair back behind her ear. Sing, she says, but I barely catch th
On November 25, 2014, I met with my language partner Dong San Lee. He said that
he had a group meeting at 6pm, so we met in the Union at 6.30pm. After the greeting,
he asked me how I felt about Purdue. I responded him without any hesitation that it
IRB application supplemental document #2
PI: L. Cheng CIs: S. Song and S. Fehrman
Project Title: the use of project-based learning approach on international students
academic and sociocultural adjustment
Investigator(s): Sunyung Song, Lix
GS 100 Spring 2016
Fluency Pretest &
Postest will be
scheduled as needed.
assignments are due
by midnight on the
GS 100: American Language and Culture for International Students I
Syllabus for Spring 2016
Classroom: REC 117 or REC 116
Instructor Name: Chelsy Albertson
Email: [email protected]
Office: HEAV B13
Office hours: TTh 10:30-1:15
American Ways Chapter Introduction and Ch. 22
of, relating to, or involving conscious mental activities (such as
thinking, understanding, learning, and remembering)
causing emotion or feeling.
the feeling that y
In his online article, OSU scientist questions the moral basis of a vegan diet, which was
published in the News & Research Communications on May 3, 2002, Peg Herring discusses
professor Steven Daviss research that provides a new perspective to a classical
Didi Kirsten Tatlow interviewed Yong Zhao, a Chinese professor of education at
the University of Oregon, and published his interview report Q. and A.: Yong Zhao on
Education and Authoritarianism in China in the New York Times on September 14, 2014 . Zhao
When this semester ends, our journey just begin.
Before I came to the states, I kept asking myself the initiatives to study abroad in the states. I want
to study in the North America, but it is not because my parents tell me to do so. I want to study in
On October 16, I joined the group discussion about Dr.SS research. I came to the
meeting location 30 minutes earlier. The interview went very smoothly, and everyone
felt comfortable about it. Dr.SS asked us the questions about the usefulness of each
On September 14 2014, I join the Purdue Hackers callout. First of all, Hackers are not
crackers, and they posted on their PPT that To us, the word hacker does not mean
breaking into computer security systems. Instead we use the term "cracker" to
Part 1: the Perceptions of Project 3 Presentation (the VoiceThread Presentation)
Directions: Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following
1. What are two things that you did really well in this presentation and/or the Q/A session?
I speak fluently, and looks like very confident. I have lots of body language, such as my hand
gesture, eye contact, and body moment, which interacts with audienc
On October 9, 2014, I observed two presentation at ENGL620. I was the first GS volunteer to
participate in this observation. Presenters are international graduate students who want to become
The first presenter Sayan Basak, an Indiana
Computer Scientist: Tomorrows magician and wizard
Magician creates illusions in his show, wizard foresees the future in fairytale, and
computer scientist achieves all of them but does more in real life. Why computer
scientist can do that?
Project2 interview reflection
Friday, March 31, 2017
In the Friday before the spring break, I have an interview with my academic advisor, Ms.
Morgan, to know better about social media impact in American culture and to fin
Saturday, February 25, 2017
My inspiration is a picture of a car which was manufactured by Lamborghini. In the
picture, there is a car which looks so fascinating. It is a special edition car that the car
PLaCE: GS 101 Spring 2017
Project 2 Self Evaluation (20 pts.)
Name: Yidi Du
Objective: Students will be able to identify their strengths and areas for improvement regarding their
oral presentation skills, language skills, use of visual aids, etc.
PLaCE: Spring 2017 (430)
Name: Yidi Du
Reading Guide 11 Howls Moving Castle
Choose 10 vocabulary words from chapters.
Wobbly baggier shabby meltingly
Shimmer ceremoniously nimble
Usher hysterical firm up
What is the most challenging thing ab
The email looks good!
Dear Professor Morgan,
This is Yidi Du. Im currently taking GS101 in the Purdue Language and Cultural Exchange
(PLaCE) Program. For my class, I am required to interview an expert to learn more about
American culture and social relati
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Experiences with Racial Conflict
This is the journal 3 of GS101 class and as we learned something about racial in the American
Ways. So, I would like to talk about my opinion