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: language, exceptional people, and business matters. Students will also explore grammatical topics such as passives, adjectives, and conditional sentences.
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 ofmore complicated sentence structures including the use of the passives
Compose, develop and combine sentences to improve writing style using compound adjectives
Identify main idea and supporting details related to listening material
Plan and organize an essay (persuasive or biographical