By vs Until

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Both until and by indicate “any time before, but not later than.”

Until tells us how long a situation continues. If something happens until a particular time, you stop doing it at that time.

For example:

They lived in a small house until September 2003.
(They stopped living there in September.)

I will be away until Wednesday.
(I will be back on Wednesday.)

We also use until in negative sentences.

For example:

Details will not be available until January.
(January is the earliest you can expect to receive the details.)

If something happens by a particular time, it happens at or before that time. It is often used to indicate a deadline.

For example:

You have to finish by August 31.
(August 31 is the last day you can finish; you may finish before this date.)

We also use by when asking questions.

For example:

Will the details be available by December?
(This asks if they will be ready no later than December.)

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In vs On vs At

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October 19, 2016 · 1:55 pm

Writing lab

If you need help with your English writing, Chonnam National University has a free writing lab for all students in 인문대3  308호.

This is a good opportunity to improve your writing skills outside of class.

Monday to Friday from 3:00 – 6:00pm until December 21st. It’s best to make an appointment with the writing lab, although you can just show up and ask for help.

Email: jnuenglab@gmail.com

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ELL 3044 – Business English (실용비즈니스영어)

Please read – grading-policy

Exam schedule
Mon/Wed class – Monday, Dec 19
Tue/Thu class – Thursday, Dec 15

Last class
Mon/Wed – Wed, Dec 14
Tue/Thur – Tue, Dec 13

Presentation schedule (Tues/Thurs class)
Tuesday, Dec 13 – 1. Abby’s group   2. 대훈’s group   3. 주비’s group

Presentation – group-presentation
Presentation criteria – presentation-criteria

Tues/Thurs class HW #1 – homework-1
Tues/Thurs class HW #2 – homework-2
Tues/Thurs class HW #3 – homework-3

Mon/Wed class HW #1 – homework-1b

Week 11 (Nov 21-24)
Globalization – globalization
Globalization ppt – globalization-ppt
Globalization

Culture in business – culture-in-business
Culture in business ppt – culture-in-business

Week 10 (Nov 14-17)
Bargaining – bargain
Bargaining ppt – bargain-ppt
Risk – risk
Risk ppt – risk-ppt
Risk video

Reading large numbers 1
Reading large numbers 2
Reading large numbers 3

Week 9 (Nov 7-10)
Writing feedback (capitalize / fanboys) – Capitalize/fanboys
Counterfeiting video
Ethics – ethics
Ethics ppt – ethics-ppt

Money & Graphs – money-and-graphs
Money & Graphs ppt – money-and-graphs
Graphs example video
Graphs handout – graphs-continued

“Food for thought” (something to consider):
$75,000USD makes you happy
Happiness and money
Money and happiness

Week 8 (Oct 31-Nov 3)
Advertising – advertising
Advertising ppt – advertising
Branding – branding
Branding ppt – branding
Branding video

What companies are affiliates

Midterm test (30%)
Monday/Wednesday class during class time (9- 10:30) Monday, Oct 24
Tuesday/Thursday class during class time (10:30-noon) Tuesday, Oct 25

Week 7 (Oct 17-20)
First day – around-the-office-advice
First day ppt – around-the-office-ppt
Do’s and Don’t’s
Cubicle
Water cooler talk

Agree/Disagree – ell-3044-agree-disagree
Agree/Disagree ppt – ell-3044-agree-disagree

Week 6 (Oct 10-13)
Interview practice – job-role-play
Interview body language
Interview mistakes (sample questions) – job-interview-part-2
Interview mistakes – interview-mistakes

Week 5 (Oct 4-6)
Interview questions – communicating-job-interview
Interview questions ppt – communicating-job-interview
Interview questions

Resume – resume
Resume ppt – resume
Resume assignment (Tues/Thurs class) – resume-assignment_tr

Week 4 (Sept 26-29)
Cover letter – cover-letter
Cover letter ppt – cover-letter ppt

Cover letter assignment (Mon/Wed class) – cover-letter-assignment_mon
Cover letter assignment (Tue/Thu class) – cover-letter-assignment_tues

Resume – resume
Resume ppt – resume
Resume assignment (Mon/Wed class) – resume-assignment

Communicating and circumlocution – communicating2

Week 3 (Sept 19-22) After 추석
Job interview skills – communicating
Job interview skills ppt – communicating
Job interview skills
Job interview skills

Application tips
Application tips2
Application tips3

Submit feedback sheet – ell-3044-needs-analysis
Job applications – application
Job applications ppt –ell3044-ppt-applications
BR application – job-application baskin robbins
Teacher application – job-application teaching job

Week 2 (Sept 8 – Sept 13) Before 추석
Job hunting – Job hunting
Job hunting ppt – Job hunting ppt
Job hunting tips – video1
Job hunting tips – video2

Will a robot take your future job?

Week 1 (Sept 1 – Sept 8)
Monday / Wednesday syllabus (계획서) – ELL 3044a syllabus
Monday / Wednesday class introduction (정보) – ELL 3044a intro ppt

Tuesday / Thursday syllabus (계획서) – ELL 3044b syllabus
Tuesday / Thursday class introduction (정보) – ELL 3044b intro ppt

Business quiz – Business quiz

Business greetings – Business Greetings
Business greetings ppt – Business greetings ppts
Business greetings
Getting acquainted

Greetings example

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ELL 2035 – Media (미디어영어)

Please read – grading-policy

Last class
Mon/Wed – Wed, Dec 14 – ell-2035-course-feedback
Tue/Thur – Tue, Dec 13 – ell-2035-course-feedback-2

Exam schedule
Mon/Wed class – Monday, Dec 19
Tue/Thu class – Thursday, Dec 15
1. Listening1 (class vocab) – 5 questions/5 points
2. Listening2 (expressions) – 5 questions/5 points
3. Vocabulary (in class) – 15 questions/7.5 points
4. Konglish (videos) – 5 questions/2.5 points
5. Short answers – 10 questions/5 points
6. Long answers – 5 questions/5 points
Total – 30% / 30 points / 45 questions

Week 13 (Dec 5-8)
Interview (10%)
Video presentations (10%)

Social media – ell-2035-sns
Social media ppt – ell-2035-sns

Week 12 (Nov 28-Dec 1)
Stereotypes of Westerners – ell-2035-stereotypes
Stereotypes of Westerners ppt – ell-2035-stereotypes
Stereotypes of Koreans
Stereotypes of foreigners in Korea

Quiz #2
expressions_master-list
Answers page 1 – expressions_answers_page1
Answers page 2 – expressions_answers_page2
Answers page 3 – expressions_answers_page3
Answers page 4 – expressions_answers_page4

Week 11 (Nov 21-24)
Beauty – ell-2035-beauty
Beauty ppt – beauty
S-line
Tanning
Small face
America the beautiful

Fashion – ell-2035-beauty-fashion
Fashion ppt – fashion
Tattoos

Week 10 (Nov 14-17)
Horror – ell-2035-horror
Horror ppt – ell-2035-horror
Night of the Living Dead
DED Talk
Shaun of the Dead
Zombies in other media

Superstitions – ell-2035-superstition
Superstitions ppt – ell-2035-superstition
Origin of superstitions
Fan death
Fan death2

Week 9 (Nov 7-10)
Native speaker mistakes – common-mistakes-native-speakers-make
Movies – Movies
Movies ppt – movies

Common mistakes #10 – common-mistakes-10
Movies 2 – Movies2
Movies 2 ppt – movies2

Week 8 (Oct 31-Nov 3)
“Colla-oh” – ft-colla-oh
Drinking – ell-2035-drinking
Drinking ppt – ell-2035-drugs
Drinking ad parody
Hangover clip
Drinking in pop culture1
Drinking in pop culture2
Drinking in pop culture3

Drinking 2 – ell-2035-drinking2
Drinking 2 ppt – ell-2035-drinking
Common mistakes 9 – common-mistakes-9
Beer goggles
Ain’t – aint
Common Mistakes (native speakers make) – common-mistakes-native-speakers-make

Midterm Test (30%)
Monday/Wednesday class during class time (1:00-2:30) Monday, October 24
Tuesday/Thursday class during class time (9:00-10:30) Tuesday, October 25

Week 7 (Oct 17-20)
Common Mistakes 7 – common-mistakes-7
LGBT – ell-2035-lgbt
LGBT ppt – ell-2035-lgbt-ppt
Media’s stereotype
Glee

put on vs wear vs take off – gr-clothes
Common mistakes 8 –  common-mistakes-8

Exam review questions – ell-2035-exam-review

Week 6 (Oct 10-13)
Quiz (Monday/Wednesday class) – Monday, Oct 10
Quiz (Tuesday/Thursday class) – Tuesday, Oct 11

What would you do? (handout) – lgbt-wwyd
What would you do? (ppt) – lgbt-wwyd-ppt
What would you do?

Week 5 (Oct 4-6)
Common Mistakes 6 – common-mistakes-6
Subcultures 2 (learning English) – ell-2035-education
Learning English – ell-2035-education
Joey

Common Mistakes 5 –  common-mistakes-5
Differences – differences
Subcultures – ell-2035-subcultures
Subcultures – subcultures
Big Bang Theory clip

Week 4 (Sept 26-29)
Love 2 – Love and music
Love 2 ppt – Love-and-music-ppt
Common Mistakes 4 – Common mistakes-4

Love – Love
Love ppt – love-ppt
Video 1
Video 2
Common Mistakes review – Common mistakes review

Week 3 (Sept 19-22) After 추석
Common Mistakes 3 – common-mistakes3
Family 2 – Family2
Family 2 ppt – Family2
Family commercial

Submit feedback sheet – ell-2035-needs-analysis
Common Mistakes 1 – common-mistakes-1
Common Mistakes 2 – common-mistakes2

Family vocabulary
Family – ell-2035-family
Family ppt – family
Family in the media

Week 2 (Sept 8–13) Before 추석
Gestures –ELL 2035 Gestures
Gestures ppt – Gestures ppt
Air Quotes1   Air Quotes2   AirQuotes3   AirQuotes4
Got your nose
Gestures   Gestures guide

Week 1 (Sept 1-8)
Monday / Wednesday Syllabus (계획서) – ELL 2035a syllabus
Monday / Wednesday Class introduction (정보) ppt – ELL 2035a intro ppt

Tuesday / Thursday Syllabus (계획서)- ELL 2035b syllabus
Tuesday / Thursday Class introduction (정보) ppt – ELL 2035b intro ppt

First meeting ppt – ELL 2035 intro
Ellen – Small Talk

Intro to Cultural Iceberg – Culture
Intro to Cultural Iceberg ppt – Culture ppt

American Office
Japanese Office
Madonna – American Pie

Edward T Hall’s Cultural Iceberg theory from his book, Beyond Culture (1976)
Cultural Iceberg

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Suppose it didn’t?

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August 1, 2016 · 12:42 am

In vs On

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May 7, 2016 · 8:19 pm