El alumno ha desarrollado estructuras mas complejas del lenguaje, todas ellas se ponen en practica en conversaciones, debates, lecturas, etc.
WEEK 1 – FRIENDS
Grammar: Question forms, Tense review, Questions with prepositions, Subject questions, Adverbs of frequency. Vocabulary: Frienship, places.
Type in your whiteboard the following and ask the students about whether they agree or disagree with this.
Speaking & Reading Section
- Type in your whiteboard the names of 5 people you care about (a friend, a relative, singer, famous, etc.) and then let the students to ask you questions about them: Who’s John? When did you meet him? How long have you known him?, etc.
- Ask them to type in the names of 5 people they care about and then tell them to ask each other questions about the people they typed in.
- Play the following video and find out if any of the students have watched the TV show «Friends»
- Play the following game with your students.
- Have a short conversation with your students about the celebrities they saw in the previous activity.
- Ask them questions about those celebrities and focus on the way you ask the questions.
Speaking & Grammar
Grammar: word order in questions
- Focus students’ attention on the question forms below and explain which tenses theses questions are in (simple present, simple past, present perfect, etc.):
Where are you from? Have you got a cat? Where have you bought your car? Do you read books? When does your mother go to work? Did Max play football? What did you play yesterday evening? Who runs to the shop? Who did Mandy call last Monday?
- After explaining each example make sure students understand the following:
When making questions…
- … the auxiliary comes before the subject, not after it (highligh examples above)
- … if there is no other auxiliary verb, use do.
- … if there is another auxiliary verb, don’t use do. (
do you can swim?)
- … What, Who, Where, How, etc. (WH questions) come at the beginning.
- Make sure students understand the word order in questions and then ask them to complete the following activity:
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- Get a student to read aloud the questions: Where are you from? What kind of music do you listen to? from the previous activity.
- Focus on the position of the preposition and explain why the prepositions are at the end of the sentence.
Note: When a question word is the object of a preposition, the preposition often comes at the end of the clause, especially in the informal spoken language.
What are you interested in?
Where did you get it from?
- Ask them to complete the following activity:
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- If there is time left have a cassual conversation using what they have learned.
- Begin the session asking every student about the people they talked about on the previous session activity 1.
- Type in the board «being a good friend» and ask them what they understand about being a true friend.
- Do you consider yourself a good friend?
- Have you helped a friend when they needed it?
- How long have you been friends?
- Are you still in touch with this person?
- How are you in touch with them?
Speaking & Listening Section
- Ask the students to listen the following activity and answer the questions.
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- Ask the students to complete the following frienship quizz with you.
- Ask the students the following questions: how often do you talk to your friends? how do you contact them? are you still in touch with them? (if they don’t know what «still in touch» means, take time to explain it).
- The following audio is a short interview done with random people on the street, listen to the audio with the students and ask them to focus on the frequence people see their friends.
Speaking & Grammar Section
Adverbs of Frecuency
Accede al plan de estudios de cada nivel aquí:
En este nivel el alumno adopta ideas básicas del lenguaje, desarrolla la estructura gramatical y mejora su sensibilidad auditiva. Esto le ayudara a desarrollar mayor confianza durante el curso.
El alumno comienza a utilizar preguntas con mayor fluidez, comienza a estructurar utilizando preposiciones y mantiene conversaciones mas estables con ayuda del maestro.
En este nivel el alumno entra en transición a nivel intermedio. En el proceso, aprende ideas que le ayudaran a ser independiente en el idioma y conversar sin ayuda de un tutor.
El alumno aprende estructuras avanzadas del lenguaje, sigue practicando modismos y compartiendo su punto de vista de diferentes temas complejos.
Se pondrá en practica todo lo aprendido durante el curso. Compartirá exposiciones, proyectos y relatos a sus propios compañeros, el alumno concluye con su curso.