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Chatterbox L1

Primary 1 – Primary 2

10 (Suggested)

1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

Course Name: Chatterbox L1

Level: Primary 1 – Primary 2

No. of Lessons: 10 (Suggested)

Lesson Duration: 1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Instructors: Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

Objectives

Eureka’s Chatterbox series is designed to enhance the listening and speaking abilities of English learners from 4 years of age and up. The series is compatible with the Trinity GESE examinations.

Features

Eureka’s Chatterbox Level 1 is comparable to Grade 1 of the GESE exam. Students will be able to:

  • understand simple instructions through appropriate actions,
  • give short answers to simple questions and request for information,
  • respond to questions promptly and effectively, and
  • understand and use vocabulary related to: the classroom, the face and body, animals, numbers, everyday clothing, etc.

Chatterbox Level 1 and the Grade 1 exam correspond to the Pre-A1 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Outline

Unit 1: Hello! How are you?


    • Hello song
    • My name is…
    • How old are you? (numbers 1-10)
    • Where are you from?
    • Countries
    • Consolidation: Greetings

Unit 2: Getting to know others!


    • Hello song
    • Feelings and emotions
    • Exchanging information
    • Getting to know others
    • Subject pronouns
    • This and that

Unit 3: In the Classroom


    • Hello song
    • I am / You are
    • Things in the classroom
    • Memory game
    • have/has
    • Class rules (imperatives)
    • Short vowel sounds
    • a/an/the

Unit 4: My Body


    • The head and the body
    • Head, shoulders, knees and toes song
    • Using our body parts
    • Adjectives (for descriptions)
    • Possessive adjectives (my, his, etc.)
    • My best friend and I
    • Long vowel sounds

Unit 5: Animal Kingdom


    • Hello song
    • Animals: Where do I live?
    • Walk and talk like a …
    • Adjectives and their opposites
    • My favourite animal
    • Animal poems

Unit 6: One, two, three…


    • Hello song
    • Can you count to 20?
    • Singular or plural?
    • There is / there are
    • Number song
    • Picture description
    • Crazy consonants: /b/ vs. /p/

Unit 7: Colourful Life


    • Hello song
    • Colour the rainbow
    • Listen and colour
    • This / that / these / those
    • At the park
    • Question time
    • Spot the difference

Unit 8: My Wardrobe


    • Hello song
    • The clothes I wear
    • Talking about clothes
    • What item is missing?
    • What are they wearing?
    • Are these your shoes?
    • Crazy consonants: /s/ vs. /sh/

Unit 9: Family Time


    • Hello song
    • Family tree
    • Talking about my family
    • Family activities
    • Activity charades
    • My toys
    • Crazy consonants: /l/ vs. /r/

Unit 10: A day in the life of…


    • Hello song
    • Days and time
    • Simple present tense
    • Picture story
    • Listening to orders
    • This is the way song
    • Crazy consonants: /g/ vs. /k/