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English Language Syllabus Second Level Nivel del MCERL A2 (Basic) Objetivos Generales Describir en trminos sencillos aspectos

de su pasado y su entorno as como cuestiones relacionadas con sus necesidades inmediatas. Describir actividades no usuales, expresar logros y referirse a proyectos actuales.

Objetivos Especficos Comprender frases y expresiones de uso frecuente relacionadas con reas de experiencia que le son especialmente relevantes (informacin bsica sobre s mismo y su familia, compras, lugares de inters, ocupaciones, etc.) Comparar lugares, personas, situaciones. Describir actividades del pasado. Describir personas, objetos y lugares del pasado. Narrar experiencias pasadas. Expresar hbitos pasados. Expresar gustos, preferencias, estados de nimo, etc. Comprender y extraer informacin bsica de textos y discursos. Adquirir lxico relacionado con la realidad cotidiana. Describir proyectos que se estn llevando a cabo en el presente. UNIT 1. Talking about memories VOCABULARY Simple past regular verbs Simple past irregular verbs GRAMMAR Simple past: regular and irregular affirmative forms. Time expressions for the past tenses PRONUNCIATION Simple past tense endings /-ed / READING COMPETENCE A biography about famous people LISTENING COMPETENCE An interview to someone famous SPEAKING COMPETENCE An interview about a classmates biography WRITING COMPETENCE Writing a biography about a classmate TIME 6 HOURS

2. Going on vacation

Adjectives to describe vacations. Items you take on a trip. Means of transportation

Simple Past: affirmative, negative forms, Yes-no questions short answers Wh- questions Regular and irregular verb spelling,

Pronunciation of regular verb past tense.

A reading about someones holiday.

Dialogues between two friends speaking about their past holidays.

Describing a past holiday Speaking about the previous day activities

A paragraph describing past events


3. Living in the past

Subjects School supplies Clothes

Used to Would Have to /had to Must

Used to Have to/had to

A reading about someones school life

Dialogues about school life in the past

Describing past routines and habits Describing past obligation and necessity

A paragraph about grandparents education A paragraph about obligations in the past A paragraph comparing two places Writing about the best places to visit in the world Suggesting someone to visit the most amazing places in Ecuador


4. Visiting famous places

Adjectives describing places Adverbs of manner Famous landmarks.

Adjectives and adverbs Comparatives and superlatives Modal verb SHOULD

Should Intonation questions of choice /er/

A reading about interesting geographic spots in the world Famous cities Natural World Wonders

Listenings about places and landmarks.

Describing similarities and differences Giving suggestions Asking about and describing places Describing tourist spots


5. Getting better

Parts of the body Health/Illnesses Remedies

Imperatives, Modal verbs CAN; COULD; MAY, WOULD/SHOULD Adjectives with ED and ING

Reduced form of Could you Would you Consonant contrast /t/, //

A reading about medicine and home remedies A reading about a conversation of a patient and a doctor

Dialogues between a patient and a doctor A dialogue at a drugstore

Describing minor illnesses Advising someone about a health problem, Telling someone what to do if they are sick

A paragraph describing the last time you got sick, how you felt, and what you did


6. Love and relationships

Nouns related to relationships (fianc) Verbs related to feelings. Linking words

Past Progressive When, while, adverbs of time Spelling rules of ING

Yes-No questions and answers

A Story Past Events

A dialogue about past experiences

Narrating a story Talking about past experiences and events

A short story about an unusual experience Summary of a movie


7. Eating out

Food Restaurants Adjectives to describe food Cooking verbs and adverbs

Countable and uncountable nouns Quantifiers: Some, many, much, any, a little, a few, no. Too, Enough, too much, too many

Stress in sentences with TOO and ENOUGH

Dialogues in a restaurant Dialogues about shopping for groceries

Preparing a recipe

Ordering a meal in a restaurant Talking about food and habits

Writing about favorite restaurants. (the food, service, atmosphere, price)


8. Making plans

Words related to Holidays, Anniversaries, Graduations, Surprise parties. Verbs for the future: plan, hope, expect, want, would like Time expressions for future

Future Be going to Affirmative, negative statements Yes/no questions Short answers Wh- questions Describing future plans Predicting the future based on evidence

Reduced form of Going to

A reading about family celebrations around the world

Dialogues speaking about future plans Dialogues preparing a surprise party

Describing future plans for a family or friendly gatherings

A paragraph describing a future family gathering

6 hours