ESL Level 2: Intermediate Level

This course is designed to improve students' accuracy in using English in classroom situations, and to help them understand the changing world around them. Students will study and interpret a range of texts and produce a variety of forms of writing. Activities will also help students to develop their oral presentation skills and acquire study skills (including note-taking and summarizing skills) that will enhance their ability to learn all subjects.

Oral and Visual Communication

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  1. Initiate and take part in conversations, participate in classroom discussions, and make short oral presentations, with teacher guidance, using a variety of subject-specific words and expressions;

  2. Communicate orally using a variety of the conventions of English grammar with some accuracy;

  3. Use appropriately a variety of features of formal and informal communication in English;

  4. Create and analyze a variety of media works.

Reading

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  1. Choose and read books at the appropriate reading level for a variety of purposes;

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of subject-specific terms;

  3. Read for specific purposes, with teacher guidance;

  4. Locate and evaluate resource materials for guided research and career exploration, with teacher guidance.

Writing

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  1. Write in a variety of forms for various purposes and audiences;

  2. Use the writing process, with teacher guidance, with an emphaziz on peer and independent review of content and organization;

  3. Arrange ideas in logical order and present them in linked sentences and simple paragraphs;

  4. Use a variety of sentence patterns and conventions of standard English with some accuracy in written work.

Social and Cultural Competence

Overall Expectations

By the end of this course, students will:

  1. Use knowledge of various culture and history in school and social situations;

  2. Respond appropriately in most teaching and learning situations.

Topic Coverage

Week

Topic

1

 Following Instructions and Directions (1)

2

Following Instructions and Directions (2)

3

Vocabulary and Expression Study (1)

4

Vocabulary and Expression Study (2)

5

Conversations, Speeches, Writing Essays

and Public Letters

6

Cost : $ 3,050.00 (US Dollars)

Duration: 6 Weeks [ Monday to Friday ] 8am to 5pm

Start and End Date: December 27 to February 5, 2011

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