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English Speaking Level 7

Secondary 1 – Secondary 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: English Speaking Level 7

Level: Secondary 1 – Secondary 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

This course aims at building up students’ confidence in speaking English. Practice makes perfect, and the goal here is to introduce vocabulary and conversations that students will come across in daily life. Themes vary from ordering food to talking about good news and bad news. The course aims to teach correct expressions and phrases that can be used in small talk whilst introducing interesting aspects of the western culture.

Features

Targeted expressions and phrases related to each topic will be introduced in the different units. Warm-up exercises are designed to boost confidence, and facilitate students to interact with each other. Students will practise their oral skills with a native-speaking English teacher as well as fellow classmates through role plays, songs and interesting activities.

Outline

Unit 1: Introduction and Greeting


    • Self-Introduction
    • Dialogue 1: Greetings
    • Useful Expressions: How are you?
    • Dialogues 2-3: Making Introductions
    • Useful Expressions: I’m doing very well.
    • Write a Scene: Do you know my friend?
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Meeting at a Party
    • Vocabulary

Unit 2: At the Supermarket


    • Dialogue 1: What do we need?
    • Dialogue 2: Could you do me a favour?
    • Dialogue 3: Lining up at the Cash Register
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Shopping for Dinner
    • Vocabulary

Unit 3: At the Restaurant


    • Tongue Twister
    • Dialogue 1: Welcome to McDonald’s
    • Dialogue 2: What would you like?
    • Restaurant Game
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: A Special Night Out
    • Vocabulary

Unit 4: Shopping


    • Dialogues 1-3: I’m looking for a shirt.
    • Dialogue 4: May I help you?
    • Dialogues 5-6: It’s a bit too short!
    • Useful Expressions: Getting the Right Clothes
    • Write a Scene: What a bargain!
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Christmas Shopping
    • Vocabulary

Unit 5: Getting Around Town


    • Dialogues 1-2: Can you tell me how to get to …?
    • Useful Expressions: Asking and Giving Directions
    • Write a Scene: Excuse me. I am lost.
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Lost in a New City
    • Vocabulary

Unit 6: Using Public Transportation


    • Dialogues 1-3: Is this bus number 42?
    • Write a Scene: Can you tell me how to get to …?
    • Useful Expressions: Get on the bus!
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Taking the Wrong Train
    • Vocabulary

Unit 7: Calling People


    • Dialogues 1-4: Telephone Conversations
    • Useful Expressions: I can’t talk right now.
    • Dialogue 5: I want to report an emergency!
    • Useful Expressions: Taking a Message
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Calling the Customer Service Hotline
    • Vocabulary

Unit 8: Good News! Bad News!


    • Dialogues 1-3: What’s new with you?
    • Poem: What’s wrong?
    • Useful Expressions: Greeting Cards
    • Useful Expressions: How would you respond?
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Catching up with Old Friends
    • Vocabulary

Unit 9: Weekend Plan


    • Dialogue 1: What’s your plan for this weekend?
    • Vocabulary: What’s the weather like?
    • Dialogue 2: What do you want to do today?
    • Dialogue 3: I’m afraid I can’t.
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Let’s stay indoors!
    • Vocabulary

Unit 10: Leisure Activities


    • Dialogue 1: What do you like to do?
    • Dialogue 2: Let’s do something this weekend!
    • Dialogues 3-4: How about …?
    • Useful Expressions: Sports Vocabulary
    • Listening and Reading Aloud: Finding a Hobby
    • Vocabulary