Listening and Speaking

Level One Listening and Speaking — Term A
Students will focus on developing competency in everyday conversational situations.

GOALS
1.     Speak confidently and effectively in a variety of everyday survival situations
2.     Understand expected behavior in these everyday survival situations
3.     Improve clarity and accuracy of pronunciation through accent reduction training
4.     Learn the sounds, rhythms and intonation of standard American English

OBJECTIVES

Listening and Speaking
1.     Understand basic commands and warnings (i.e., sit down, stand up, look out)
2.     Communicate simple needs and wants using formulaic structures and basic modals
3.     Understand and follow directions relating to sequence and location (cooking; directions)
4.     Introduce oneself and others using formulaic expressions
5.     Ask and tell time; use basic time expressions, including dates
6.     Ask about and respond to questions about the weather

Pronunciation:
1.     Learn to articulate vowel/consonant sounds of standard American English using IPA
2.     Produce and identify meaning change through intonation
3.     Use linking and contractions

Level One Listening and Speaking — Term B
Students will focus on developing competency in everyday conversational situations.

GOALS
1.     Speak confidently and effectively in a variety of everyday survival situations
2.     Understand expected behavior in these everyday survival situations
3.     Improve clarity and accuracy of pronunciation through accent reduction training
4.     Learn the sounds, rhythms and intonation of standard American English
5.
      Develop speaking confidence through simple oral presentations on various student topics

OBJECTIVES

Listening and Speaking
1.     Use shopping language to purchase clothing and food
2.     Order food and drinks using a menu; understand basic table manners
3.     Supermarket: asking for help in finding items. Comparing items, prices.
4.     Use the telephone to call for help or information; take and leave simple messages
5.     Express ability, obligation, likes and dislikes using formulaic structures and basic modals
6.     Idioms: understand and use basic idiomatic expressions
7.     Give simple oral presentations on a variety of student-chosen topics

Pronunciation:
1.     Learn to articulate vowel/consonant sounds of standard American English using IPA
2.     Produce and identify meaning change through intonation
3.     Use linking and contractions

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