Saturday, March 01, 2008

Thanks to Faisal, Alzahra, & Abdelraheem!

Hi Students,

I'd especially like to thank, Faisal for being the first student who created his blog, named About Me Faisal.

I'd also like to thank Abdelraheem for being the first student who sent me an SMS as well as Alzahra who was the third student who sent her SMS. However, I haven't received the URLs of your blogs yet!

I look forward to reading your posts to your blogs and to communicating with you online and learning, together!

Thank you for your interest in learning and improving your English skills.

See you in class, tomorrow!

Week 1 - HW Assignments!

Hi Class,

Your first homework assignments using technology for this week are the following:

1) Please send me an SMS with your name and student ID number.

(Please note, my mobile phone number is included in the handout with some information about this course, which I gave you earlier in class).

2) Create your Writing Blog using

(Please note, you will use your blog to post your writing assignments, in addition to anything useful you'd like to share with all of us. Also, please follow the instructions I gave in class on how to create a blog by blogger. If you still need help with that, let me know, please).

3) Do exercise A on page 10 in your workbook.

Good luck!

Welcome to English for Engineering 123 Blog - Spring 2008

Dear students,

Welcome to English for Engineering course #123 section #4!

This blog was created to be used for our online communication and learning, together!

I will be using this blog to post important announcements, including those related to homework assignments, in addition to useful links relevant to the content of this English course, including writing, grammar, and reading. So, please try to visit this blog as often as possible so that you don't miss important information.

Also, you could send your questions or comments about any part of the course by using the comment section provided at the bottom of each post on this blog. If you need help to post your comments or questions please let me know when we meet face-to-face in class.

I hope you enjoy this course and find it beneficial to improve your English.

Wishing you all the best of luck and a happy Spring 2008 semester!