Welcome to HKUST! Welcome to Lang 5000! Remember: Grades are earned, NOT given. Lang 5000 Attendance Regulations 10 minutes late = ½ Class 30 minutes late = Absence 80% Attendance requirement 5+ classes missed = F (no exemptions) Lang 5000 Attendance Regulations 3 Absences: Warning letter 5+ Absences: Failure letter Conference leave is NOT an excused absence for the Center for Language Education & Lang 5000 Consequences Lack of involvement in English speaking practice outside of class, iLANG Events, at least 2-3 hours per week may result in low levels of improvement. Focus on: Internationalizing; thinking of the possibilities of living and working in the global village! Getting involved; class time is not enough to succeed. You need to get involved in iSpeak & iAction activities: http://ilang.cle.ust.hk/ Wishing you success! Explore & improve! Welcome to HKUST! Welcome to Lang 5000!