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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

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Listening and speaking

Contact hours: 6 per week

 

Course description:

                                This course covers listening and speaking skills. It is a developmental study of English 102. This is designed to help students develop more skills in communicative competence, specifically in oral communication. With the use of real-life situation activities, it will help the students handle language effectively, accurately, and efficiently as a tool for sharing with others their thoughts, ideas, feelings, and pragmatic experiences. The focus of the course is on the functional and interactive aspect of the language acquisition.

Text book: Interchange (Third Edition) by Jack C. Richards with Jonathan hull and Susan proctor.

 

Activities

Listening

Speaking

Titles / Topics

Lecture

Week

'' class profile'' finding about a classmate's childhood

Reduced form of used to

Listening to people talk about their past

Self-study: listening to people discuss their favorite childhood memories

 

 

Speaking ( open group discussion )

 

Introducing your self; talking about yourself, exchanging personal information; remembering your childhood; asking about someone's childhood.

A time to remember.

People; childhood; memories

1

 

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

4

1

''tourism campaign '' suggesting ways to attract tourists to a city

syllable stress listening to a description of a transportation system

self-study:

listening to people ask for information

speaking ( open group discussion )

 

 

Talking about transportation and transportation problems; evaluating city services; asking for and giving information

Caught in the rush

Transportation; transportation  problems; city services giving information

 

 

 

Revision / practice test

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

2

''wishful thinking'' finding out about classmate's wishes

 

Unpronounced vowels

Listening to people talk about capsule hotels

Self-study: listening to people ask & answer questions about apartments for rent

Speaking ( open group discussion )

 

Describing positive and negative features; making comparisons; talking about lifestyle changes; expressing wishes

Time for a change!

houses and apartments; lifestyle changes; wishes

1

 

2

 

3

 

 

4

3

''risky business'' collecting personal information from classmates

Consonant clusters

Listening to descriptions of foods

Self-study: listening to people talk about food

 

Speaking ( open groups discussions )

Talking about food; expressing likes and dislikes; describing a favorite snack; giving instructions

I've never heard of that

Food; recipes; instructions; cooking methods

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

          

4

''fun vacations ''

Deciding on a trip

Linked sounds with /w/and /y/

Listening to travel advice

Self-study: listening to people discuss vacation plans

 

Speaking ( open group discussions 0

Describing vacation plans; giving travel advice; planning a vacation

Going places

Travel; vacations; plans

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

5

''that's no excuse'' apologizing and making excuses

Stress in two-part verbs

Listening to results of a survey

Self-study: listening to people make requests

 

Speaking ( open group discussions )

 

Making requests; accepting and refusing requests; complaining; apologizing; giving excuses

Ok. No problem!

Complaints; household chores; requests; excuses; apologies

 

 

 

 

Revision / practice test

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

6

'' talk radio''

Giving advice to classmates

Syllable stress

Listening to a radio program;

Listening to people give advice

Self-study: listening to people discuss computers

 

Speaking ( open group discussion )

Describing technology; giving instructions; giving suggestions

What's this for?

Technology; instructions

1

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

4

7

''once in a blue moon''

Finding out how classmates celebrate special events

Stress and rhythm

Listening to description of carnival

Self-study: listening to someone talk about Halloween

 

Speaking (open group discussions )

 

Describing holidays, festival, customs, and special events

Let's celebrate!

Holidays; festivals; customs; celebrations

1

 

2

 

3

 

 

4

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

''consider the consequences''

Agreeing & disagreeing with classmates

Intonation in statements with time phrases

Listening to people talk about changes

Self-study: listening to people discuss technology

 

Speaking ( open group discussions)

Talking about changes; comparing time periods; describing possibilities

Back to the future

Life in the past, present, and future; changes and contrasts; consequences

 

 

 

 

 

Revision / Practice test

1

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

4

9

''dream job''

Deciding which job to apply for

Unreleased and released/t/ and /d/

Listening to people talk about their job preferences

Self-study: listening to a student election debate

 

Speaking ( open group discussions )

Describing abilities and skills; talking about job preferences; describing personality traits

i don't like working on weekends!

Abilities and skills; job preferences; personality traits ; careers

1

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

4

10

'' who is this by?'' sharing information about famous works

The letter o

Listening to descriptions of monuments; listening for information about a country

Self-study: listening for information about the statue of liberty

 

Speaking ( open group discussions )

Talking about landmarks and monuments; describing countries; discussing facts

It's really worth seeing!

Landmarks of monuments; world knowledge

1

 

2

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

4

11

''life is like a game''

Playing a board game

Contrastive stress in responses

Listening to people talk about recent experiences

Self-study; listening to people talk about events in their careers

 

Speaking ( open group discussions )

Asking about someone's past; describing recent experiences

It could happen to you!

Information about someone's past; recent past events

 

 

 

 

 

Revision / Practice test

1

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

4

12

''Famous faces''

Asking classmates' opinions about movies and TV shows

Emphatic stress

Listening for opinions; listening to a movie review

Self-study: listening to people talk about a book

 

Speaking ( open group discussions )

Describing movies and books; talking about actors and actresses; asking for giving reactions and opinions

Cook book, terrible movie!

Entertainment; movies and books; reactions and opinions

1

 

2

 

 

3

 

 

4

 

13

''What's going on?''

Interpreting body language

Pitch

Listening to people talk about the meaning of signs

Self-study: listening to people discuss street signs

 

Speaking ( open group discussions )

Interpreting body language; explaining gestures & meanings; describing emotions; asking about signs and meanings

So that's what it means!

Nonverbal communication; gestures & meaning; signs; drawing conclusions

1

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

4

14

''Do the right thing!''

Deciding what to do in a difficult situation

Reduction of have

Listening to people talk about predicaments; listening to a radio talk show

Self-study: listening to people describe situations

 

Speaking ( open group discussions )

Speculating about the past and future events; describing a predicament; giving advice & suggestions

What would you do?

Money; hopes; predicaments; speculations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revision / Practice test

1

 

 

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

4

15

 

 

Grammar

Contact hours: 6 per week

Course description:

                               This course covers grammar, reading and writing skills. It is a developmental study of English 102. This is designed to prepare the students to read, comprehend and understand correct grammatical use of language. At the end of the course students are expected to be confident in basic grammar rules. In addition, this course provides the students with extensive systematic and well- integrated practice in reading comprehension and vocabulary building. It also introduces learners to basic writing skills through a gradual step-by-step approach.

Text book: Interchange (Third Edition) by Jack C. Richards with Jonathan Hull and Susan Proctor.

Reading & writing

Grammar

Titles / Topics

Lecture

Week

Writing a paragraph about your childhood

'' Nicole Kidman: New Hollywood Royalty''. Reading about an actress's career.

Past tense; used to for habitual actions

A time to remember

People; childhood; memories

1

 

 

 

2

1

Writing a letter to the editor '' New Ways of getting around''. Reading about new transportation inventions

Adverbs of quantity with count & uncount nouns; too many, too much, fewer, less, more, not enough; indirect questions forms of Wh- questions

Caught in the rush

Transportation; transportation problems; city services

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2

2

Writing an e-mail describing an apartment

''Break Those Bad Habits'': reading about ways to end bad habits

Evaluation & comparisons with adjectives: not… enough, too, (not) as… as; evaluations & comparisons with nouns; not enough …, too much / many, …, (not) as much/ many … as; wish

Time for a change!

Houses and apartments; lifestyle changes; wishes

1

 

 

 

 

 

2

3

Writing a recipe

''Food and Mood'': reading about how food affects the way we feel

Simple past vs. present perfect; sequence adverbs : first, then, next, after that, finally

I've never heard of that!

Food; recipes; instructions; cooking methods

1

 

 

2

4

Writing travel suggestions

''Getting Away From It All'' :

Reading tips from an expert backpacker

Future with be going to & will; modals for necessity & suggestion :must, need to, (don't) have to, better, ought to, should (not)

Going place

Travel ;vacations; plans

1

 

 

 

 

 

2

5

Writing a set of guidelines

'' Neighbor vs. Neighbor'':

Reading about ways to deal with neighbors

Two-part verbs; will for responding to requests; requests with modals and would you mind……?

Ok. No problem!

Complaints; household chores; requests; excuses; apologies

1

 

 

 

2

6

Writing a note giving instructions

''A Day in your Life- in the year 2020'' : reading about life in the future

Infinitives and gerunds & for uses & purposes; imperatives & infinitives for giving suggestions

What's this for?

Technology instructions

 

 

 

*First midterm exam

1

 

 

 

 

 

2

7

Writing a travel guide

'' Unique customs'' : reading about holidays and unusual customs

Relative clause of time; adverbial clauses of time: when, after, before

Let's celebrate!

Holidays; festivals; customs; celebrations

1

 

 

2

8

Writing a description of a person

'' Are You in Love?'' : reading about the signs of being in love

 

Time contrasts; conditional sentences with if clauses

Back to the future

Life in the past, present, and future; changes and contrasts; sequences

1

 

 

2

9

Writing a cover letter for a job application

''Find the Job That's Right for You! '' : reading about how to find a perfect job

Gerunds; short responses; clauses with because

I don't like working on weekends!

Abilities and skills; job preferences; personality traits; careers

1

 

 

 

 

 

2

10

Writing a guidebook introduction

'' A guide to Unusual Museums'' : reading about interesting museums

Passive with by (simple past ); passive without by (simple present)

It's really worth seeing!

Landmarks and monuments; world knowledge

1

 

 

 

2

11

Writing a short story

''Child Prodigies'' : reading about gifted children

Past continuous vs. simple past; present perfect continuous

It could happen to you!

Information about someone's past; recent past events

1

 

 

2

12

Writing a movie review

''The Magic of Potter'': reading about an author's career

Participle as adjectives; relative clauses

Good book, terrible movie!

Entertainment; movies and books; reactions and opinions

1

 

 

2

13

Writing a list of rules

''Pearls of Wisdom'': reading about proverbs

Modals and adverbs: might, may, could, must, maybe, perhaps, possibly, probably, definitely, permission, obligation, and prohibition

So that's what it means!

 Nonverbal communication; gestures and meanings; signs; drawing conclusions

1

 

 

 

 

 

2

14

Writing a letter to an advice columnist

''Ask Amy'' : reading an advice column

Unreal conditional sentences with if clause; past modals

What would you do?

Money; hopes; predicaments; speculations

 

 

Second midterm exam*

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2

15

 

 

 

Prepared by Manal al Tammami

 

 
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