Formation ECAM Arts & Métiers
Ingénieur généraliste en 5 ans
Données Générales
Programme Académique Formation ECAM Arts & Métiers :
Type d'EC Cours
Cours : 4h01
TD : 22h00
Durée totale : 34h00
Statut :
Période :
Langue d'enseignement :
Acquis d'apprentissage
TOEIC preparation: (For students still to validate their TOEIC)

Strengthen vocabulary
Improve listening and reading comprehension
Attain a minimum official score of 800 required to graduate

Advanced English: (For students who have already validated their TOEIC)

Expand vocabulary
Practice and improve oral expression and fluency through participation in student-led discussions on a variety of topics (current affairs, technology, politics, sport …)
Create, animate and manage a workshop for fellow students
Produce a written report evaluating the workshop
Develop the ability to evaluate oneself and one's peers
Present a technical subject (ATS group presentation)
Learning objectives:
TOEIC preparation: Skills related to CEFR B2 level
Listening comprehension:
Can understand standard spoken language on both familiar and unfamiliar topics normally encountered in personal, academic or vocational life.
Can understand the main ideas of complex speech on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in listener's field of specialisation.
Can follow extended speech with complex lines of argument, for example in lectures, radio documentaries and live interviews.
Reading comprehension:
Can understand a broad range of texts and specialised articles.
Can identify the content and relevance of news items, articles and reports.

Advanced English: Skills related to CEFR C1/C2 level:
Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning
Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions
Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes
Can produce clear well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Has a good command of a very broad lexical repertoire, including idiomatic expressions, colloquialisms and an awareness of connotative levels of meaning.
TOEIC preparation:
Lessons every week.
Close study of practice papers.
Revision of grammar and vocabulary.
Strategies and techniques for the TOEIC

Advanced English: Lessons every other week / Homework & Workshop preparation the other weeks

First part is a student-led discussion based on a variety of sources provided at the beginning of the module. Sources originate from newspapers, podcasts, websites etc. Students are encouraged to choose unfamiliar subjects and themes in order to expand vocabulary and lexical range. Teachers provide feedback and grammar corrections at the end of every session.

Second part is a workshop. Groups of 2 or 3 students lead a workshop they have previously prepared on a subject appropriate for final year engineering students. Interactive elements, debates and active participation are encouraged. Teachers and peers provide feedback after each session.

Following their workshop, students complete a 750-word report evaluating their performance and reflecting on its success.

Prérequis / corequis
ECAM 4 Anglais semestre 8.
A mock TOEIC in the first session is given to evaluate current levels

TOEIC preparation: Students with a mock score of 795 or less

Advanced English: a minimum official TOEIC score of 800 or a minimum mock TOEIC score of 850

Students who have mock TOEIC scores between 800 and 850 decide which group to join after consultation with teachers.
Target Score Second Edition, Talcott/Tullis, Cambridge University Press, 2007
Tests complets pour le TOEIC, Lougheed, Pearson Education, 2018
Les Guides Officiels du TOEIC, ETS, Hachette Livre, 2018
Vocabulaire et grammaire pour le TOEIC, Lougheed, Pearson France, 2014
English Grammar in Use, Murphy, Cambridge University Press, 2014

Required reading and audio/visual elements for Advanced English groups are provided at the beginning of the module. Example resources include recent articles from The Guardian, The New York Times, American Scientist
Nature Coefficient Objectifs
1Produce a grammatically accurate and detailed report demonstrating ability to self-evaluate and reflect on points for improvement. Written test for TOEIC preparation module.1Devoir écrit
2Present a technical subject (ATS groups) to a professional standard1Devoir oral
3Demonstrate engagement with class content and active participation. Improve spoken English and ability to communicate on a broad range of topics. Deliver and animate a workshop for Advanced English module.1Contrôle continu