Course Description: This course is designed for advanced 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: relationships, appearance, and science and technology. They will also explore grammatical topics such as phrasal verbs, gerund and infinitive constructions, verb pattern review, and indefinite and definite articles.
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:
Use contextual clues to infer meaning of new vocabulary in reading passages
Write a composition with a clear thesis statement and supporting details
Identify the main idea and supporting details while reading various types of passages
Identify the main idea and supporting details related to listening material based on a variety of topics