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: changing times, consumer culture, and animals. Students will also explore grammatical topics such as relative pronouns, verbs in the subjunctive, and noun 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:
Demonstrate comprehension of edited and authentic articles
Demonstrate control of an expanding range of more complicated sentence structures including the use of the subjunctive
Compose, develop and combine sentences to improve writing style using noun clauses
Identify main idea and supporting details related to listening material