BCC Intensive English Program – Grade SevenCourse Syllabus for Semester 1 / 2012-2013Course Objectives:
This course is an outcomes-based, English language enrichment course designed todevelop and consolidate students’ skills in the areas of Listening, Speaking, Readingand Writing. Specific course objectives include:
To encourage students to be active and constructive in their own learning, usingEnglish as a tool to create meaning, seek knowledge, and to interact effectivelywith others in the school context and in the broader community.
To extend students’ competence and confidence in using English in a range of demanding and challenging contexts.
To integrate learning English with other areas of the College curriculum.
To encourage students to become responsible, independent, reflective learners.
To promote an atmosphere of collaboration and co-operation amongst students.
English in Mind – Book 1 (Herbert Puchta and Jeff Stranks, 2010)
Teaching – Learning Materials and Resources
Student coursebook; workbook; support and assistance of Thai Language Teachers;flashcards; audio cassettes; supplementary video cassettes; materials to complete projects and activities (construction paper, coloured markers, paint etc); overhead projector; television; video; cassette/CD player.
WeekTopicWeek 1: May 14 – 18Introduction/Getting to know you
Distribution of materials and ice-breaking activities.
Week 2: May 21 – 25Week 3: May 28 – June 1Unit 1: Free time
Student Book pages 6-13
What do you do with your free time?
Students will read texts and listen to audio about hobbies and clubs. Theywill talk about their free time activities and about their likes and dislikes.Students will study present simple; positive and negative and questions andshort answers. They will also study
like + ing
Week 4: June 4 – 8Week 5: June 11 – 15Unit 2: Helping other people
Student Book pages 14-21
Are you a volunteer?
Students will read texts and listen to audio about volunteer activities. Theywill also talk about activities happening now, housework, and arranging tomeet and making plans.