Colloquial English2
TeachersCharles J. Lewis
Grade, SemesterYear 1 2nd semest [General Basic Subjects]
CategoryGeneral Basic Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 1credit
 Syllabus Number0A116

Course Description

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.

Course Objectives

The course aims to introduce basic English skills including grammar, vocabulary and conversation skills while building overall confidence in using the English language.

Grading Policy

Grading will be in four areas.
 Attendance: 25%
 Classroom participation: 25%
 Written Test: 25% & Oral Test: 25%

Textbook and Reference

TextbookThe New English Firsthand 1 (4/E) (Pearson Longman)
ISBN: 9789880030598



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.


1Introduction: Course outline. Course requirements and grading system. Listening and speaking tips.
2I’d love that job 1: Occupations and skills.
3I’d love that job 2: Individual skills and abilities. Talking about interests.
4What’s playing? 1: Skills in asking questions.
5What’s playing? 2: Skills in giving long and short answers.
6What are you going to do? 1: Talking about plans and predictions.
7What are you going to do? 2: Future actions / ambitions. Vacation plans.
8How much is this? 1: Comparing things. Comparative adjectives.
9How much is this? 2: Shopping. Clothing. Accessories.
10How do you make it? 1: Giving instructions.
11How do you make it? 2: Understanding instructions. Describing a sequence.
12Listen to the music 1: Talking about and comparing music.
13Listen to the music 2: Asking about music. Talking about music you like/dislike.
14Final Review: Review all that has been covered in class. Test preparation.
15Final Test.