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Friday, March 25, 2011

Homework for Week 5 Day 1

Do not forget to do the work at Then complete the following in the book:

  1. Page 42-44, Vocabulary A, Review & Expand 1 & 2
  2. Page 45-46, Grammar 1 & 2

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

This is the homework for Week 4 Day 2:

  1. assigments
  2. Page 36, Background and Vocabulary
  3. Page 38, Listening One: Ultrarunner
  4. Page 38, Listening for Main Ideas
  5. Page 38, Listening for Details

Friday, March 18, 2011

Homework Due for Week 4 Day 1

This is the homework for Week 4 Day 1:
  1. assigments
  2. Page 26, A: Vocabulary Review
  3. Page 27-28, Expand 1 & 2
  4. Page 28-29, B: Grammar: Modals of Advice 1 & 2

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Homework Due for Week 3 Day 2

This is the homework for Week 3 Day 2:

  1. assigments
  2. Page 22, A: Listening One: Lily's Story
  3. Page 22, Listening for Main Ideas
  4. Page 22-23, Listening for Details
  5. Page 24, Express Opinions

Friday, March 11, 2011

Problems with

I got this very good question from a student today. I want to share his question and my answer with everyone. I think it will help anyone with the same problem.
Hi, Mr.Kerson,

I'm kyungwon university student. Sir, I have a problem about my assignment. I completed my assignment except 'Unit 1 - Vocabulary: Review', yesterday. Because the assignment have webpage error. I tried to solve this, but I couldn't do anything.

Here is my response:
Dear Student,

Thank you for telling me about your situation. In the future, please refer any problems and errors with the website to the NorthstarLab help desk: or to the support email address: They should be able to help you with your problem quickly in Korean. I hope this helps.
Best regards,

Mr. Kerson

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Homework Due for Week 3 Day 1

This is the homework for Week 3 Day 1:

  1. assigments
  2. Page 9, Expand 1 & 2
  3. Page 11-12, Grammar 1, & 2

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Homework for Week 1

The first homework assignments are due for Academic English 2 this week.

They are:

  1. Unit 1 - Background and Vocabulary Preview
  2. Unit 1 - Background and Vocabulary Flashcards
  3. Personal Profile w/ Picture

The first two need to be completed online via your account. The third assigment should be downloaded and completed on your own if you did not recieve it in class.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

How to Register for

All students in Acdemic English 2A MUST register for MyNorthStarLab to access the class homework and online activities. You will need three things: 1) the access code included in your NorthStar 3 book; 2) the class code available here; 3) your student ID.

There are four places where you can learn how to register:

  1. In class
  2. By viewing "추가로 Access Code 등록하는 방법" at the NorthStar Help Desk or below:
  3. By viewing the How to Register in English under the video section of
  4. By viewing the PowerPoint presentation in English: How to Register for MyNorthStarLab.

Introduction to our Textbook, NorthStar 3

Here is a PowerPoint Introduction to our textbook, NorthStar 3. If you want to remain in this class and level, buy this book as soon as possible (by week 1, lesson 2). You should only buy it from the Kyungwon campus bookstore to get your Access Code. We will start using the book in the second week of class.

Class Policies and Procedures

This PowerPoint presentation describes the class policies. The highlights are:

  1. Respect the professor, other students, and the university
  2. No cheating
  3. Be on time. Lateness will count against you.
  4. Grades are earned on a curve.