Course Description: This course is designed for low intermediate students in English as a Foreign language.
Course Objective: During this session students will enhance their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills while exploring the following themes: improvements, historic events, the future, and milestones and qualities for success. Students will also explore grammar topics such as modals used for making suggestions, adverbs, prepositions, time clauses and infinitive clauses.
Approach: Language is a creative and constantly evolving tool for communication. It is best acquired when a communicative and cooperative approach is taken with a focus on forms, dynamic activities, technology integration, and ample student practice time.
Methodology: We highly encourageample task-oriented practice time in pairs, trios and groups as well as the use of eclectic methodologies to enhance student learning.
We strongly suggest the following inside-classroom dynamics: warm up activities, mingling activities, pantomime / gestures, role playing, rotating dialogues, chain drills, elicitation, self / peer correction, cooperative learning, and individual pronunciation correction as applicable to the course.
Student Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the session, the student will be able to:
Identify main ideas related to listening material based on a variety of topics
Identify the main idea and supporting details of an article
Organize and compose a biography
Recognize words and forms that signal differences between past, present, and future forms
Respond to key questions using newly acquired vocabulary