|Teachers||Charles J. Lewis|
|Grade, Semester||Year 1 1st semest [General Basic Subjects]|
|Category||General Basic Subjects|
|Elective, Credits||Elective 1credit|
This is a fun and interactive course. During the course, special attention is given to proper pronunciation, building vocabulary and conversation skills. Speech practice quizzes will be given.
The course aims to introduce basic English skills including grammar, vocabulary and conversation skills while building overall confidence in using the English language.
Grading will be in four areas.
Classroom participation: 25%
Written Test: 25% & Oral Test: 25%
|Textbook||The New English Firsthand 1 (4/E) (Pearson Longman) |
Pen, Pencil, Notebook. Each student is expected to contribute positively to the learning environment of the English classroom. This includes group discussions, asking and answering questions in English. You will also be given homework from time to time.
This syllabus is flexible and maybe adjusted to meet student needs.
|1||Introduction: Course outline. Course requirements and grading system. Listening and speaking tips.|
|2||It’s nice to meet you 1: Greetings, self-introduction and exchanging personal information.|
|3||It’s nice to meet you 2: Personal description including hobbies and family. Introduction to speech.|
|4||Who are they talking about? 1: Describing appearances using adjectives. Summary speech.|
|5||Who are they talking about? 2: Describing relationships. Descriptive adjectives.|
|6||When do you start? 1:|
|7||When do you start? 2: Talking about daily activities, schedules and frequency adverbs.|
|8||Where does this go? 1: Location prepositions.|
|9||Where does this go? 2: Describing rooms and objects.|
|10||How do I get there? 1: Verbs and prepositions of movement.|
|11||How do I get there? 2: Asking and giving street directions/stores/services.|
|12||What happened? 1: Regular and irregular verbs.|
|13||What happened? 2: Describing your past.|
|14||Final Review: Review all that has been covered in class. Test preparation.|