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ANALYSIS OF THE MATERIAL: ZOOM IN 1

JULIETH CADENA CARREÑO

WILLMAR SALAZAR OBESO

UNIVERSIDAD DEL ATLÁNTICO FOREIGN LANGUAGES. IX SEMESTER DISEÑO DE MATERIALES, ELECTIVA DE PROFUNDIZACIÓN BARRANQUILLA, 2013-I

The school offered good facilities in order to carry out listening and visual extra materials that the book has. WHO IS THE MATERIAL INTENDED TO The book was designed to A1 students in primary school. Also. The book does not make distinction in gender. CONTEXT It a six-level primary English course especially designed for children who are complete beginners. the course offers in addition to the book. The language is presented by units: eighteen four-page units divided into two lessons. The ancient students who graduate from this pre-school already knew some words and commands in English before start first grade course. It has revision units.DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTEXT WHERE THE MATERIAL IS USED CONTEXT A. The preferred learning styles are auditory and visual ones. The proficiency level is leading to A1. It is used in first grade English course at Grow and Learn school. a bilingual school in Paraiso neighborhood. Describe the context where you currently teaching The material to analyze in this work is named “Zoom in 1” published by MM Publications and created by Mitchell and Parker in London to ESL students. full color Workbook with stickers and an interactive CD-ROM to reinforce lesson through stimulating STEP 1 . Students are in a range of ages from 6 to 8 years old. ZOOM IN 1 does not require a previous language learning experience of the target language. It was not designed to a special social class. grammar and pronunciation review every six units (grammar is not showed in an explicit way) and special sections on crosscultural information leading to projects.

WHAT ARE THE AIMS? ACTUALLY WHAT THEY ARE SAID TO BE The goal of the book is to provide students and teachers everywhere with high quality. innovative educational materials.material that includes stories. First stages of the lessons point at reading and listening competences and then. The book strives to increase the effectiveness in the classroom to learning the foreign language. songs. speaking and writing basic skills according to the Colombian standards. STEP 2 . reading. Skills are developed in a natural way. AIMS WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF YOUR COURSE? The aim of the course is to catch children’s interest to learn English by promoting interaction to the language and developing listening. The book is leading by a communicative methodology through the presentation of real situations that take place in the foreign context. games and karaoke. Authors conceive the language in a functional conception as a way to communication. at speaking and writing.