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WORK PLAN 1st TERM 2012-2013
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WEEK| TOPIC (S)| TEXTS/ MATERIAL| WAYS OF WORKING| OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING TARGETS| ASSESSMENT| 34-35| Introduction| “A Secret for Two” (hand out)“Where Do I Come From?”(Listening Comprehension)| Reading short storyDiscussing text i pairs/ full classListeningAnswering questions afterwards| Practice in informal communicationListening comprehension practice: English accents| InformalVocabulary TestWritten letter about yourself to be handed in| 36| Starting Out(Chapter 1)| Discovery Trail (Game)Ernest Hemingway:“A Day’s Wait”(pp. 21-24)| GroupsListening/ reading short storyDoing tasks/ discussing in classResearch on Ernest Hemingway| Getting used to talk in EnglishPractice in informal communicationIntroduction to literature and elementary literary analysis| Informal| 37| Starting Out(Chapter one)| “How Do You Learn Best?”(pp. 14-18)“Getting to Know Your Dictionary”(pp.28-31)Melvin Burgess:“Whose Face Do You See?” (pp. 43-50)Literary Terms: Prose(hand out)| Individual workGrammar lectureDoing tasksListening to short storyDoing tasks in pairsClass conversationLecture| Insight into language acquisition strategiesPractice in the use of monolingual dictionariesLearning precise grammatical terminology and phonetics; grammar and punctuationMore work with literary analysisInsight into literary terminology and how to use terms in written work| Informal| 38| Writing| “A Day’s Wait” and “Whose Face Do You See?”| Revision of short stories and literary termsWriting in class| Practice in structuring a cohesive essay with focus on linking words and concord| Formal: Two-hour writing session| 39| PoetryFilm| “An Introduction to Poetry”(pp. 35-39)Literary Terms: Poetry(hand out)“From Film to Literature-Billy Elliot”(pp.53-55)| Reading poemsCreating own poems (in pairs)Understanding poemsWatching the filmAnalyzing it| Introduction to poetry as a genreLearning how to appreciate poetryLearning how to analyze...