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Karina Ramrez Martnez CEDIQ

General objective:
To develop confidence in the students ability to communicate

effectively, so that he/she can understand real-life English and express himself/herself clearly in any situation.

Specific objective:
At the end of the course the student will develop the

ability to understand, speak, read and write real-life English.

The student will be able to understand and produce

language to talk about himself/herself and other people, to make statements, questions and answers in present, past and future structures, to talk about common subjects related to everyday-English, to express feelings, likes and dislikes, abilities, habits, description, location, time, frequency, advice, imperative, interests, surprise, etc.

84 horas
3 horas a la semana 1hr 30 min. por da

Say hello and good bye Introduce yourself

Exchange personal information

Spell names

The verb to be
Yes/No questions and short answers Questions with Whats ? Answers with its

Expressions to say hello and good-bye

Personal information Everyday expressions

Recognize responses to hello and good bye.
Listening: personal information and complete

application form. Reading: Different types of identification cards and documents. Writing: Complete an application. Speaking practice: Meetings and greetings.

Ask and say where people are
Name personal items and classroom objects Ask and say where things are in a room Make requests Give classroom instructions Apologize


Verb to be with 3rd person in statements Yes/No questions and short answers Article a, an and the This and these Noun plurals Questions with Where? Possessive s and s


Personal items Classroom objects Prepositions and expressions of location

Listening: Classroom conversation and say where

students are. Reading: classroom conversation. Writing: questions about location. Speaking: Role-play Giving and following instructions

Talk about favorite celebrities. Describe peoples personalities. Talk about friends and family

Possessive adjectives.
The verb be in statements. Yes/No question and short answer.

Information questions with be

Types of celebrities. Basic adjectives.

Adjectives to describe personality.

Family members. Numbers 10-101

Listening: Peoples description of their friends and fill

in the missing words. Reading: A family tree. Writing: questions about people. Speaking: question-answer exercise about friends and family.

Describe a typical morning in

your home. Discuss weekly routines. Get to know someone. Talk about lifestyles.

Simple Present
Statements Yes/No questions and short answers.

Verbs for everyday activities.
Days of the week. Time expressions for routines.

Listening: Listen to answers and infer the questions.
Listen for information in a conversation and complete

a chart about teenagers habits. Reading: magazine article about how much time people spend on daily activities over a lifetime. Writing: e-mail message about a 3rd person. Speaking: question-answer exercise about everyday activities.

Discuss free-time activities. Talk about TV shows you like and dont like.

Talk about TV-viewing habits.

Simple Present information questions.
Frequency adverbs.

Verbs for everyday activities.
Days of the week. Time expressions for routines.

Listening: Listen to conversations and predict what

people say next. Listen for the ways two people use their computers. Reading: magazine and questionnaire about internet use. Writing: a message to a web site about yourself. Link ideas using with and but Speaking: pair work questionnaire about favorite web sites.

Describe a neighborhood. Ask for and tell the time. Make suggestions. Discuss advertising.

Theres & There are.
Quantifiers. Adjectives before nouns

Telling time.
Suggestions with Lets.

Neighborhood places. Basic adjectives.

Expressions for telling the time.

Listening: radio broadcast for the times and places of events.
Listen for topics in a conversation and then react to statements. Reading: a variety of classified ads from a local newspaper. Writing: ad for a bulletin board. Use prepositions for time and place: between, through, at, on, for, and,

fromto Speaking: Talking about upcoming events.

Describe the weather. Leave phone messages.

Talk about sports and exercise.

Say how your week is going. Give exercise advice.

Present continous statements.
Yes/No questions and short answers. Information questions.


Weather. Sports and exercise with play, do and go.

Common responses to good and bad news.

Listening: Listen to people talk about their week and

react appropriately. Listen to conversations and identify what type of exercise each person does and why he or she enjoys it. Reading: article about the benefits of walking for exercise. Writing: short article giving advice about exercise. Use imperatives to give advice. Speaking: discuss questions about current hot topics.

Talk about clothes. Ask for and give prices.

Shop for gifts.

Discuss shopping habits.

Like to, want to, need to and have to.
Questions with How much? This, these, that, those.

Clothing and accessories.
Jewelry. Colors.

Shopping expressions.
Prices. Time to think expressions. Conversation sounds.

Listening: listen to a conversation in a store and write

prices of items and which items people buy. Listen to someone talk about shopping and identify shopping preferences and habits. Reading: a page from a travel web site with information, pictures and travel advice. Writing: web page for tourists. Speaking: role- play in a travel agency.

Give sightseeing information. Talk about countries you want to travel to. Disscuss international foods, places and people.

Can and Cant.

Sightseeing activities.
Countries. Regions.


Listening: Listen to a person talking about

international foods and identify shopping preferences and habits. Reading: article about famous shopping spots around the world. Writing: recommendation for a shoppers guide. Link ideas with because Speaking: Tourist information in different countries.

Ask for and give information about recent past.
Describe the past week. Talk about how you remember things.

Simple Past statements.
Yes/No questions and short answers.

Simple Past irregular verbs.
Time expressions for the past. Fixed expressions.

Listening: listen to people describe their week and

choose a response. Listen for how people remember things and identify the methods they use. Reading: a week in Ashleys life from her personal journal. Writing: personal journal. Order events with before, after, when and then. Speaking: questionnare about past events.

Describe experiences such as your first day of school or

work. Talk about a vacation. Tell a funny story.

Simple Past of be in statements.
Yes/No questions and short answers. Simple Past information questions.

Adjectives to describe feelings.
Expressions with go and get.

Listening: listen to a conversation about last weekend and identify

main topics and details. Listen to two stories, identify the details and then predict the endings. Reading: letter telling a funny story about a readers true experience. Writing: complete a funny story. Use punctuation to show direct quotations or speech. Speaking: ask and answer questions to guess where each person went on vacation. Group work: Telling a crazy story.

Talk about food likes and dislikes and eating habits.
Make requests and offers. Invite someone to a meal.

Make recommendations.

Countable and Uncountable nouns
How much? and How many? Would you like to and Id like to Some and Any. A lot of, much and many.

Foods and food groups.
Expressions for eating habits. Adjectives to describe restaurants.

Listening: listen to people talking about lunch and

identify what they want, then react to statements. Listen to someone tell a friend about a restaurant and identify important details about it. Reading: restaurant descriptions and recommendations. Writing: restaurant review. Use adjectives to describe restaurants. Speaking: questionnare about eating habits.

Partial Exam: Every 3 Units.
Homework (Workbook). Participation in class: the student must answer,

produce, complete or talk in English during class.

Review: Every 3 Units.