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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.

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

Topics
Say hello and good bye Introduce yourself

Exchange personal information


Spell names

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

Vocabulary:
Expressions to say hello and good-bye

Numbers
Personal information Everyday expressions

Activities:
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.

UNIT 2
Topics
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

Grammar:

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

Vocabulary:

Personal items Classroom objects Prepositions and expressions of location

Activities:
Listening: Classroom conversation and say where

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

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

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

Information questions with be

Vocabulary:
Types of celebrities. Basic adjectives.

Adjectives to describe personality.


Family members. Numbers 10-101

Activities:
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.

Topics:
Describe a typical morning in

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

Grammar:
Simple Present
Statements Yes/No questions and short answers.

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

Activities:
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.

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

Talk about TV-viewing habits.

Grammar:
Simple Present information questions.
Frequency adverbs.

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

Activities:
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.

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

Grammar:
Theres & There are.
Quantifiers. Adjectives before nouns

Telling time.
Suggestions with Lets.

Vocabulary:
Neighborhood places. Basic adjectives.

Expressions for telling the time.

Activities:
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.

Topics:
Describe the weather. Leave phone messages.

Talk about sports and exercise.


Say how your week is going. Give exercise advice.

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

Imperatives.

Vocabulary:
Seasons.
Weather. Sports and exercise with play, do and go.

Common responses to good and bad news.

Activities:
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.

Topics:
Talk about clothes. Ask for and give prices.

Shop for gifts.


Discuss shopping habits.

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

Vocabulary:
Clothing and accessories.
Jewelry. Colors.

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

Activities:
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.

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

Grammar:
Can and Cant.

Vocabulary:
Sightseeing activities.
Countries. Regions.

Languages.
Nationalities.

Activities:
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.

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

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

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

Activities:
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.

Topics:
Describe experiences such as your first day of school or

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

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

Vocabulary:
Adjectives to describe feelings.
Expressions with go and get.

Activities:
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.

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

Make recommendations.

Grammar:
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.

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

Activities:
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.

Evaluation:
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.