English Syllabus 1 A


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English Syllabus 1 A

  1. 1. English: Level 1High-beginner1A - 30 hours8 UnitsTopics Speaking Grammar Reading / Writing / Vocabulary Listening / PronunciationUnit 1 Wh- questions and statements with be; Introducing yourself and friends; asking Yes/No questions and short answers with Reading about greeting customs aroundIntroductions; greetings names and about someone e.g Are you on be; Contractions; subject pronouns; the world: Writing questions about Listening for personal info questions andtitles; countries and nationalities vacation?; exchanging personal info possessive adjectives personal information; filling out forms conversationUnit 2 Simple present Wh- questions e.g. What do you do? and statements; adjectives to Reading conversations, writing and give opinions: That`s interesting! My job is vocabulary related to the topic; names of Unstressed words- prepositions of time:Occupations and workplaces; daily Describing work/school giving opinions boring, etc.; time expressions at, in, on, occupations: Write a description about Listening for and practicing pronunciationschedules, clock time about jobs; talking about daily schedules around, early, late, before, after your job e.g. part-time, etc. of vocabulary itemsUnit 3 Demonstratives this/that these/those; one/ Comparing prices in your country and the Talking about prices, giving opinions ones; questions How much? and Which U.S.: Reading about different ways ofSpending habits, shopping and about prices; talking about preferences, one?; comparisons with adjectives e.g. shopping: Vocabulary - common Linked sounds; linking final consonants toprices; clothing and personal items; comparing things; buying and selling cheaper then, nicer than; adjectives to collocations of nouns and material e.g. the vowels that follow them: Listening tocolors and materials things (ebay) give opinions: That`s expensive! leather bag topic/grammar related conversationUnit 4 Simple present Yes/No and Wh- questions with do e.g. Do you like jazz? Who do you like?; Question What kind...?; object pronouns; modal word would forMusic; movies; TV programs; invitations; verb+to+verb for making Reading about famous actors/musicians: Intonation of Yes/No and Wh- questions:entertainers; invitations and Talking about likes and dislikes; giving excuses e.g. I need to study. I have to Vocabulary of music/movie/TV genres: Listening to invitations; identifying musicalexcuses; dates and times opinions; making invitations and excuses work. Writing invitations and excuses. stylesReview. Stop and check.Unit 5 Topic related vocabulary: Writing about Talking about family and family Present continuous Yes/No and Wh- your family members and your family life: members; exchanging info about what is questions; statements and short answers; Reading about an American family: Blending with does e.g. What doesFamilies; family relations and happening in or around the present; determiners (quantifiers): all, almost all, Reading topic/grammar related she...?: Listening to people talk aboutfamily life describing family life most, many, a lot of, some, etc. conversation their familyUnit 6 Asking about and describing daily/weekly Adverbs of frequency; questions with Sentence stress-adverbs of frequency are routines and exercise; talking about how How? How often...? How much time...? Reading about fitness: Writing about stressed: Listening for verb phrases, often you do things; talking about what How long...? How well...? How good...?; favorite activities: do, go, play + sports activities, listening to conversations aboutSports and exercise; routines you can do Short answers verb phrases free-time activities and daily routinesUnit 7 Past simple Yes/No and Wh- questions; Reading about different kinds of Reduced forms of Did you...? What did Talking about past events; giving statements with regular and irregular vacations: Writing a post card: Adjectives you...?: Listening to topic/grammar relatedFree-time and weekend activities; opinions about past experiences; talking verbs; short answers; past tense of be e.g. describing events: Collocations with Did, conversations and adjectives describingvacations about vacations (using pictures) Were you away last weekend? It was.... had, went, took, etc. eventsUnit 8 There is, there are; one, any, some; Adjectives to describe places and Asking about and describing locations of prepositions of place for describing where neighborhoods; topic and grammar Reduced form of there is; linking words inStores and places in the city; places; asking about and describing stores/buildings are; How much...? How related reading: Writing about where you there are: Rhythm, stress and intonationneighborhoods; houses and neighborhoods; asking about quantities many...? Countable and uncountable live/describing your home: Comparing two of target language: Listening to topicapartments How many...? How much...? nouns neighborhoods related conversationsFinal Review