This course is for students who have been learning English for six months or more. They will be able to use a limited range of functional phrases and will be starting to build a small vocabulary in key areas.
Sample ‘can do’ statements
- I can use numbers in different ways
- I can describe people's hair and clothes
- I can name different types of food and drink
- I can name and describe places in a town
- I can ask for and give directions
Why choose this course?
The course gives learners an early experience of communicating successfully in English with a native speaker. They will also have the opportunity to use English with other students in a range of games and activities. Participants will quickly come to realise that language learning is about being able to apply knowledge and skills to exchange ideas and information – and that this is possible even with limited linguistic resources.
Learning activities include:
- Mingling activities
- Information exchanges
- Matching, labelling and re-ordering activities
- Number games and quizzes
- ‘Run and touch’ games
- Races and running dictations
- Circle games
- Flashcard games
- Role-plays and simulations
CORE WORKBOOK LESSONS
- Six True Things
- Find Someone Who...
- The New You
- The Human Body
- Clothes and Fashion
- The United Kingdom
- Describe the Picture
- Food and Drink
- In Town
- How Do I Get There?
- Happy Shoppers
GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES – WEEKLY PROGRAMMES OF STUDY
|Lesson 1||Icebreaking Activities||Numbers||The United Kingdom||In Town||Revision activities
End of course games
|Lesson 2||Six True Things||The Human Body||Describe the Picture||How Do I Get There?|
|Lesson 3||Find Someone Who…||Clothes and Fashion||Food and Drink||Happy Shoppers|
|Lesson 4||The New You||Tailored lessons||Project completion|
|Lesson 5||Project groups and topic choices||Initial project preparation||Ongoing work on projects||Ongoing work on projects||Afternoon show performance or preparation for evening performance|
|Lesson 6||Preparation and rehearsals for end of course show or presentation|