Teacher: Cha Nolasco Lessons: 4/ week
The main objective of the course is to provide the students with the opportunity to practice their communication skills in English using the resources on the internet and in the class. Practice in reading and writing in English is provided through a private class blog where students write their experiences and ideas and comment on the posts of others in the class. These are discussed in class so that the students are able to practice their speaking and listening skills in English as well.
Posts on different topics are written by students every week. Examples include “Introducing myself”, “My favourite place in the world”, and “Tips for travelling well”. Students comment on each other’s post. Different types of online reading materials are also studied to improve reading skills in English. Grammar, spelling and vocabulary building are covered in the course.
The class blog is the main learning tool for English language practice for reading and writing as well as for speaking and listening. Student presentations, grammar exercises, and a daily newscast based on the reading of online material are also featured. Language games for speaking and listening are used to enhance the learning experience.