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Students will learn make a presentation and ask questions of their classmates after each
Students will master skills for presenting opinions clearly on a variety of topics.
They will learn phrases and expressions giving them confidence to express ideas.
They will research these topics in order to provide statistics and relevant data to support an opinion in a class discussion. Write a well-structured paper to enable a lively presentation.
1st Class Goals. What's News?
2nd Always Late
3rd Parental Leave.
4th A Right to Choose.
6th A Way to Escape.
7th A Presentation on One of the Above Topics
8th A Career Choice
9th Animals in Our Lives.
10th Choosing a Theme for Presentation
11th Capital Punishment vs Life in Prison.
12th Christmas in Poland.
13th New Year Resolutions
14th Presentation and Question Time
15th Looking Back
For lesson 1 to 6 and 8 to 14 students will write their opinions of the class discussion. For lesson 7
students will prepare a presentation on one of the topics discussed in class. At lesson 14, students will present and question classmates on a topic of their choice.
Every class begins with an introduction to the topic to be discussed and new vocabulary.
Midterm presentation (30%), Final presentation (40%)
Active participation in the classroom (30%)
There will be no textbook. However, your teacher will provide articles and handouts which you will
keep in a file that you must bring to class each week.
English will be the working language of the classroom. This is your chance to interact in English with your teacher and classmates – at all times.
Up-to-the-minute magazine and newspaper articles will be provided for discussion in class. You will supplement this with research to support your opinions for debating.
To fully understand an issue, you must look at it from all sides. Discussion and presentation helps you to do that. This course will improve your English-speaking ability, brush up your research skills, and give you a better understanding of the issues that touch your everyday lives. Work as a team and convince us - Your Team Is Right!
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