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SSB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMME

STAGE 1 :PREPARATION PHASE

LESSON FOCUS DESCRIPTION RESOURCES


1 Taking the diagnostic exam How to read exam Module on exam
instructions. administration

To determine the starting Diagnostic Exam


level of each student. Question Paper
Diagnostic Exam
Answer Sheet

Student Profile
Recording Form

2 Listening and Speaking Introduction to Phonics in the Phonics card:


Phonics and Phonetics English language and Vowels/Consonants
Preparation for Listening and phonetic symbols Diagraphs
Speaking Skills.
Phonics Card Game Phonetic symbols
Messages in phonetic
Preparation how to use an Dictionary Time symbols
English dictionary to look up a Introduction to phonetic
word for the meaning and symbols. English Language
pronounce it . Dictionary
Writing messages with
phonetic symbols

3 Listening Skill Instructions for playing


Follow simle instructions for Play Word Bingo 1-25 Word Bingo.
game Word Bingo Card Sets
Vocabulary Situational Contexts for 1-25
Recognition of words on the nouns : Classroom, School,
sight list House. Grammar modules
Grammar and SAL Worksheets
Common Nouns (Common SAL: Plural forms of nouns for :
Objects) SAL: Countable and Countable and
Countable and Uncountable Uncountable Nouns Uncountable Nouns
Nouns andplural nouns
Singular and Plural Nouns

4 Back to Basics: Listening and Speaking List of greetings and


Greetings and Introductions Learn to greet each other introductions
Introduce S&T format
Introduction to Show and Tell Greet and speak 3-5 Show and Tell Format
(S&T) sentences about an object
Simple questions. Grammar module on
Grammar quantifiers and
Quantifiers and Articles SAL: Quantifiers and articles articles, common and
Common and Proper Nouns SAL: Common and Proper proper nouns
Nouns
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SSB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMME

STAGE 1 :PREPARATION PHASE (continued)

LESSON FOCUS DESCRIPTION RESOURCES


5 Start Show And Tell Basic Comprehension and Worksheet on The
Introduction to Thinking Skills: Fairy Tales
Grammar Clouds and Branches
Regular Verbs The Fairy Tales
Irregular Verbs Teaching Module on
To give students an Tenses on Verbs
Very brief introduction to understanding of the effects of
Tenses: Changes to forms tenses on verbs
of Verbs SAL Worksheets for
SAL: Plural forms of regular Regular andIrregular
and Irregular verbs Verbs

6 Show And Tell Listening and Speaking S&T format


One person presents
Sentence Structure in Sentence Game
English language: Sentence Game Word cards for
S-V Subject, Verb,
S-V-O Song Comprehension: Green, Adjectives, Adverbs,
S-V-Adj Green Grass of Home (focus Nouns
S-V-Adv on Verbs and adjectives)
S-V-N Song Worksheet and
Grammar: module notes for
Grammar: Placement of adjectives in a Green Green Grass
Introduction to Adjectives sentence of Home

Writing: Writing: Grammar module on


Describing a person. 3-5 sentences with blanks for adjectives
adjectives to describe a
person SAL Worksheet for
Sentence Structure
SAL: Sentence Structures
7 Show And Tell Listening and Speaking S&T format
One person presents
Robotman and
Grammar: The Present Using the Present tense for present tense cards
Tense everyday activities and habits
using common basic verbs. Reading Passage 1

Vocabulary and drill: Robotman to practice singular Grammar module on


Robotman and present and plural verbs of present present tense
tense tense
Reading: SAL: Present Tense
Comprehension Passage: Maria Goes To School Picture Stimulus on
Maria Goes To School (Focus on Present tense) everyday habits
worksheet
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SSB ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMME

STAGE 1 :PREPARATION PHASE (continued)

LESSON FOCUS DESCRIPTION RESOURCES


8 Show And Tell Listening and Speaking S&T format
One person presents
Reading Passage 2
Comprehension Passage: Reading:
Trouble in School Trouble in School (Focus on Grammar module on
present continuous tense) present continuous
Grammar: Grammar: Present Continuous tense
Present Continuous tense tense to describe everyday
activities) SAL Worksheets on
present continuous
Writing: tense for everyday
Write 3-5 sentences with activities.
Present Continuous tense to
show what you do everyday

9 Show And Tell Listening and Speaking S&T format


One person presents
Listening and Reading: Songsheet
Dont Cry Joni Listening Comprehension:
Song: Dont Cry Joni Module notes for
(Focus on rhyming words and teaching song
writing a message)
Homonyms list
Vocabulary: Homonyms Dictionary Time Dictionary and
words with similar sounds Verbalising words with almost phonetic symbols
similar sounds. Find out the
meanings Module notes for
song lesson
Writing: Writing;
Write a message and read Format for an informal
to receiver message. Tense to use

10 Show And Tell Listening and Speaking S&T format


One person presents

Edutainment: Word Bingo with different set Word Bingo Cards


of Words A1-A25 A1-A25
Word Bingo
Fox Game Fox Game with Game Cards Fox Game Boards,
on present and present Dice, Counters,
Writing: continuos tenses game Cards
A simple friendly letter
Writing: Simple friendly letter
Teach simple friendly letter format notes
format
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Learning Outcomes Expected After Stage One


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