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Become more confident and competent speakers of English through practice, guidance and vocabulary development.
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• Gain confidence speaking English about familiar topics
• Increase active vocabulary
• Increase proficiency of verb tense accuracy when speaking
Week 1: Introductions and class overview – class goals and building a vocabulary diary
Week 2: Simple present & past tense review– talking about your daily life and what you did in High School (or last year for returning students)
Week 3: Skills Workshop – Asking and answering questions (learning how to listen for key information)
Week 4: Speaking Task 1 - Talking about your home town (with Q&A)
Week 5: Present perfect tense review – talking about things youfve done
Week 6: Skills Workshop – How to have gEnglish Smalltalkh (Answer – Add – Ask)
Week 7: One-on-one and group Smalltalk – open topics and given topics
Week 8: Speaking Task 2 – Group Smalltalk; keeping a conversation flowing
Week 9: Skills Workshop – Talk about any topic! Learn how to speak with confidence for a few minutes on any topic.
Week 10: Practicing spontaneous speech on various topics.
Week 11: Speaking Task 3 – Talk on a Topic
Week 12: Skills Workshop – Preparing for an interview in English
Week 13: Practice interview skills by interviewing classmates
Week 14: Speaking Task 4 – Interview with teacher
Week 15: Speaking Task 4 – Interview with teacher
Learner-Centered; Constructivist – After establishing the foundation of the learnersf English language level, communicative language skills and confidence to use English are developed through goal-oriented tasks with transparent objectives and assessment points; students learn in a structured but very active classroom where the teacher aims to facilitate learning through classroom activities and assignments focused on the learner.
• Speaking Tasks 60% (Talking about my home town 10%; Group Smalltalk 15%; Talk on a Topic 20%; Interview with teacher 15%)
• Homework – 20%
• Attendance – 10%
• Class Participation – 10%
Provided by the teacher
Provided by the teacher
Students should bring an English – Japanese dictionary to every class; students will be required to keep a vocabulary diary.
Your English is better than you think it is! Through this class I will help you to really understand just how much and how well you can speak and improve your English. Letfs talk!
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