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This Intermediate English Course as a Foreign Language course for non- native English speakers. Increase competency in Standard English with a focus on Speaking, Listening, Intermediate grammar & reading skills. There is a strong focus on both accuracy and fluency. The course covers Intermediate English Lessons based on contemporary, real-world topics that are relevant to students' lives such as free time and entertainment. The underlying philosophy of the course is that Language is best learned when it is used for meaningful communication.</p>
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|Section 1: Getting to know you|
1. Create simple past statements using the verb to be in the past.
1. Create questions in the past using the verb to be
Simple past statements
Simple past questions
Practice Exercise: Where did you learn to skate?
The simple past regular & irregular verbs PPT
Listening: Life as an immigrant
Vocabulary: Childhood memories
Positive & negative statements with "used to"
Questions with "used to"
Used to PPT
Listening: Celebrity Interview
Reading: Nicole Kidman New Hollywood Royalty
|Section 2: Transportation Services|
Count & non-count nouns
Count and Non-count nouns; some and any PPT
Adverbs of quantity: too much & too many
Adverbs of quantity: fewer, less, more & enough
Vocabulary: Transportation and places around town
Listening: Singapore solves it.
Indirect questions with be
Indirect questions with do & did
1. Develop skills in skimming and reading for detail
Sections 1 & 2 Progress check link: http://freeenglishcourses.blogspot.com/2012/12/sections-1-2-progress-check.html
|Section 3: Time for a change!|
Evaluations with adjectives
Evaluations with nouns
Comparisons with adjectives
Comparisons with nouns
Listening: Capsule Hotels
Vocabulary: Houses & Apartments
Expressing wishes with regular & irregular verbs
Expressing wishes with be
Expressing wishes with modal verbs
Listening: I really need a change!
Reading: Break those bad habits
|Section 4: Have you ever tried ethnic food?|
Have you ever eaten snails? Present perfect questions
Simple past vs Present perfect
Simple past vs. present perfect & present perfect progressive
Simple past, present perfect & present perfect progressive PPT
Vocabulary: Food preparation and recipes
Reading: Food and mood
|Sections 3 & 4 Progress check link: http://freeenglishcourses.blogspot.com/2012/12/sections-3-4-progress-check.html|
|Section 5: What are you going to do for your next vacations?|
Future plans with be going to
Will vs. be going to for future plans
Listening tourists tips
Vocabulary: Recreational activities
Modals for necessity
Modals for suggestions
1. Assess one's ability to ask and answer questions about plans using be going to and will
2. Assess one's ability to give travel advice using modals for necessity and suggestion.
Reading: Getting away from it all
|Section 6: Family complaints|
Transitive phrasal verbs
Intransitive phrasal verbs
Phrasal Verbs separable and inseparable PPT
Listening: Turn down the TV!
Two-part verbs; will for responding to requests
Vocabulary; Household shores
Requests; can could, will, could & would you mind
Requests; can, could, will, would, would you mind PPT
Requests with modals and would you mind?
Reading: Neighbor vs. Neighbor
|Sections 5 & 6 progress check link: http://freeenglishcourses.blogspot.com/2012/12/sections-5-6-progress-check.html|
|Section 7: What do you use your computer for?|
Infinitives and gerunds for uses and purposes
Gerunds subject & object PPT
Vocabulary: The world of computers
1. Develop skills in listening for details
Imperatives and infinitives for giving suggestions
Reading: A day in your life in the year 2020
|Section 8: What's your favorite holiday?|
Relative clauses of time
Adverbial clauses of time
Listening: Marriage customs
Reading: Unique Customs
|Sections 7 & 8 progress check link: http://freeenglishcourses.blogspot.com/2012/12/sections-7-8-progress-check.html|
Hi, my name is Joe. I'm a native English teacher from the United States. My interests are Online education and business and I also enjoy playing basketball during my free time.
I have a degree in business administration from Texas State University. I've been teaching English for 10 years and online since 2012. Since then I have had the pleasure to teach students from all over the world and learned a lot about their amazing culture and customs. I also have experience designing, creating and publishing online English courses
My classes are very dynamic and fun: During the lessons I focus on getting my students to speak and reach fluency by discussing real world topics such as traveling & culture, entertainment, world news, technology and any special interests that my students may have such as technical vocabulary in any field.
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