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English for international communication

  1. 1. ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION Mod:CEI-2 This is a multi-level course in English as a second or foreign languagefor young adults or adults. This course covers all the skills to learn a newlanguage; listening, speaking, reading and writing. It reflects the fact that English is the world’s major language ofinternational communication and it is not limited to any country, region orculture. This course is designed for beginner students needing a throughpresentation of basic functions, grammar and vocabulary. It is a self-contained course covering all four language skills. Each level providesbetween 60 to 90 hours of class instruction whichprepares students toenter into a stimulating English world.GOALS The primary goal is to teach communicative competence – that is the ability to communicate in English according to the situation, purpose, and role of the students. To improve students self-confidence on English learning. To masterize students’ pronunciation focusing on North American accent. To motivate students with technological tools. To reinforce information learned in previous courses.
  2. 2. MIND MAPCONTENTS Unit 9 Broccoli is good for you.Questions for discussion What do you like to eat?Do you like vegetables?What is your favorite vegetable?What do you eat for breakfast?
  3. 3. What do you eat for lunch?What do you usually eat for dinner?Describe the things that are in the food pyramidGrammar Focus :Countable vs.uncountableCountable uncountableSingular plural singular onlyan apple apples Im eating an apple yogurt Im eating yogurt.a carrot carrots Apples are my favorite fruit. beef yogurt is delicious.a potato potatoes I like potatoes broccoli I love yogurt.check this link in this exercise and practice your memory. Then divide the words intotwo lists.
  4. 4. Unit 10 You can play baseball really well!*What sports do people play in your country?*Do you like sports?*What sports do you play?I cant ice-skate! Grammar: Can for abilityI I IYou You YouHe can sing very well Can he sing? Yes, he can.She cant sing at all she she cant.We we weThey they theyWhat do you hear? Can for ability.Follow thislink:http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=511&level=0&unit=10&type=Cup_word_up&stage=2
  5. 5. SIMPLE PRESENT: WH-QUESTIONSWhat sports do you play? I play baseball and I go skiing.Who do you play baseball with? With some friends from work. We have a team.When does your team practice? We practice on Saturdays.What time do you practice on Saturdays? We start at ten oclock in the morning.Where do you go skiing? I go skiing in Colorado.What do your parents think of skiing? They think its dangerous.DRAG AND DROP Sports; simple present - Wh questions.Follow this link:http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=343&level=0&unit=10&type=Cup_drag_and_drop&stage=2PRACTICEWrite questions for these answers.1. A: -------------------------------------------------------------? B: I like ice-skating, but I really love volleyball!2. A: -------------------------------------------------------------? B: Volleyball? I play it in the summer.3. A: -------------------------------------------------------------? B: My brother and sister play with me.4. A: -------------------------------------------------------------? B: We usually play in our yard or at the beach.5. A: -------------------------------------------------------------? B: Our parents think its great sport. They enjoy it, too.UNSCRAMBLE THE SENTENCE Simple present
  6. 6. Follow this link:http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=491&level=0&unit=10&type=Cup_sentence_ordering&stage=2WORD SEARCH: Sports.Follow thislink: http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=326&level=0&unit=10&type=Cup_word_search&stage=2WORD POWER: Abilities and talentsComplete the word map with abilities and talents from the list. Add two expressions toeach category.Cook dance drawdrive a car fix a car ice-skateplay soccer play the piano repair TVsride a bike sing skispeak a foreign language swim use a computerwrite poetry sports brainstorming
  7. 7. Grammar Focus. Simple present Wh-questions How many What is your What time is Go ahead 1 step music Cds do name? it? you have? What color are your eyes?What time do How many When is Who is your best Sorry, go back you eat the brothers do Christmas? friend? 2 steps breakfast? you have?Where do you live? Why do youWhen is your Who is your Where do you like to wear birthday? teacher? study? jeans? Unit 11
  8. 8. What are you going to do?WORD POWERDatesA. Practice the months and the ordinal numbers.Solve the crossword following this link:Ordinal Numbers - CrosswordB. Pair Work. Practice saying these dates. 1. January 1 "January first"
  9. 9. 2. 6/30 "June thirtieth" 3. July 4 4. May 18 5. October 31 6. 2/14 7. 5/25 8. 11/2ConversationA.Listen and practice.http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/downloads.do#IntroAmy: Are you going to do anything exciting this weekend?Philip: Well, Im going to celebrate my birthday.Amy:Fabulous! When is your birthday, exactly?Philip:It is August ninth - Sunday.Amy:So what are your plans?Philip: Well, my friend keila is going to take me out for dinner.Amy:Nice! Is she going to order a cake?Philip:Yeah, and the waiters are probably going to sing "Happy Birthday" to me. It s so embarrassing!B.Class activity. Make a list of your classmates birthdays. How many people have birthdaysthis week? this month? in the same month? on the same day?When is your birthday?July 21st.When is your birthday?GRAMMAR FORMto be (am, are, is) + going to + infinitive
  10. 10. ExamplesAffirmative sentences:I am going toplay handball. You are going toplay handball.Im going to play handball. Youre going toplay handball.Negative sentences: You are not going toplay handball.I am not going to play handball. Youre not going to play handball.Im not going to play handball. You arent going to play handball.Questions:Am I going toplay handball? Are you going toplay handball?ATTENTION!!Do not mix up with the Present Progressive! going to-future Present ProgressiveHes going toread the book. Hes reading the book.Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form sentences. Use the going to-future.
  11. 11. Example: She _____________ a present for her mother. (to buy)Answer: She is going to buy a present for her mother. or Shes going to buy a presentfor her mother.1) He his friend. (to phone)2) We a new computer game. (to play)3) My sister TV. (to watch)4) You a picnic next Tuesday. (to have)5) Jane to the office. (to go)6) They to the bus stop this afternoon. (to walk)7) His brother a letter to his uncle today. (to write)8) She her aunt. (to visit)9) I my homework after school. (to do)10) Sophie and Nick her friends. (to meet)Would you like to have more fun with "be going to"?.. the following link is going tohelp you to reinforce this new grammar structure...http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=440&level=0&unit=11&type=Cup_matching&stage=Grammar Practice.A. Are you going to do any of these things this weekend? Write 10sentences. Then compare with a partner:
  12. 12. Things Im going to do this weekend Things Im not going to do this weekendIm going to see friends I m not going to watch TV.B. Pair work. Ask questions about your partners plans for the weekend. Are you going to see a movie this weekend? Yes, I am. I m going to see the new Tom Cruise movie Are you going to go with a friend?...Pronunciation A. Going to is sometimes pronounced /gana/ in conversation. Ask another classmate about weekend plans. Try to reduce going to to /gana/.
  13. 13. Unit 12 What’s the matter?Dr. Clark: Hello, Ms.West. How are you today?Ms.West: I feel terrible.Dr. Clark: So, what´s wrong, exactly?Ms.West: I´m exhausted.Dr. Clark: Hmm. Why are you so tired?Ms.West: I just can´t sleep at night.Dr. Clark: Ok. Let´s take a kook at you.Dr. Clark: I´m going to give you some pills. Take one pill every night after dinnerMs.West: Ok.Dr. Clark: And don´t drink coffee, tea or soda.Ms.West: No soda?Dr. Clark: No. And don´t work too hard.Ms. West: All right. Thanks, Dr. Clark.
  14. 14. Giving AdviceA: I have a stomachache.B: Don´t eat any heavy food today!Follow this link and practice your new vocabularyhttp://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=513&level=0&unit=12&type=Cup_word_up&stage=2Health ProblemsFollow this link and practice your new vocabulary!http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=373&level=0&unit=12&type=Cup_gallery&stage=2DRAG AND DROP Illnesses and expressions
  15. 15. Follow this link and practice your new vocabulary!http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=344&level=0&unit=12&type=Cup_drag_and_drop&stage=2
  16. 16. WHICH WORD DOESNT BELONG? Parts of the bodyFollow this link and practice your new vocabulary!http://www2.cambridge.org/interchangearcade/launch.do?activityID=332&level=0&unit=12&type=Cup_odd_word_out&stage=2CONCLUSION Upon finishing this course students will be able to speak fluentlyabout food that is good or bad for them, food likes and dislikes and eatinghabits. At the same time they will be able to talk about sports, talents andabilities. They will be able to give information about future plans, holidaysand celebrations as well. Finally they will increase their abilities to talk about illnesses andhealth problems by giving advice and instructions. This course will teach students to understand language that is at ahigher level than they can produce, and this prepares them to make thetransition from the classroom to the real world; enjoying the use oftechnological tools to improve their English as part of their learningprocess.