Attachments: 1. Class Schedule 2. Common Errors Attachment 1-- Class Schedule Date Subject Readings 1/20 MLK JR DAY, NO CLASS n/a 1/27 Welcome & Class Overview Listening: The Neglected Skill Lesson 13 2/3 AF Heritage (pt I) Lesson 12 2/10 AF Heritage (pt II) Lesson 12 2/17 AF Installations Lesson 14 2/24 War and the US Military Lesson 15 3/3 Review Lessons 12-15 *BACKGROUND/BRIEFING TOPICS DUE 3/10 Exam #1 Lessons 12-15 3/17 SPRING BREAK – NO CLASS N/A 3/24 AF Core Values Lesson 16 4/1 The AF Leader Lesson 17 4/8 Human Relations Lesson 18 *BACKGROUND PAPERS DUE 4/15 The Oath of Office Lesson 19 4/22 Briefings 4/29 Briefings/Exam Review Lessons 16-19 5/6 Exam #2 Lessons 16-19 “Integrity First, Service Before Self, Excellence In All We Do”
Attachment 2--Common Errors Not following syllabus!!! Grammar! Punctuation! “Like Pakistan English is used frequently in industry and in the government.” WRONG “Like Pakistan, English is used frequently in industry and in the government.” Correct Not putting commas after dates. Putting apostrophes in years—“During the 1800’s there were no airplanes.” WRONG “During the 1800s, there were no airplanes.” Run-on sentences—“Since 2005, North Korea has continually expressed a desire to enter negotiations with its neighboring countries and the US, but after each argument or treaty, North Korea has committed actions which contradict these agreements and bring North Korea’s intentions into question.” WRONG “Since 2005, North Korea has continually expressed a desire to enter negotiations with its neighboring countries and the US. Unfortunately, after each argument or treaty, North Korea has committed actions which contradict these agreements. This brings North Korea’s intentions into question.” Double words in sentence: “Allow myself to introduce myself.” Spelling out numbers less than or equal to 10, spell out. Greater than 10, write the number. “Two hundred seventy three thousand four hundred and ninety seven dollars” WRONG “$273,497” correct An “a” sub-bullet without a “b” Using contractions—do not do it. It is a formal paper. Common Briefing Errors Standing behind podium—do not do it. You should not be reading off notes. That is the only reason to stand behind a podium
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