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TSU
ENGLISH PROGRAM

ENGLISH V

GLOBAL LEVEL COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS PROFILE

Basic
communication
It is at this level that the majority of descriptors stating social functions are to be found, like use simple everyday polite forms of greeting and address; greet people, ask how they are and react to news; handle very short social exchanges; ask and answer questions about what they do at work and in free time; make and respond to invitations; discuss what to do, where to go and make arrangements to meet; make and accept offers. 1. Quarter

Fifth
2. Content hours
20
3. Practical hours
40
4. Total hours
60
5. Weekly hours
4
6. Aim of this course
Expressing emotions, strengths and difficulties when you learn a new language as well as the expression of actions that started in the past and continued up to the present. To use in context the expression of the future to make plans, predictions as well as common phrases when talking about the future. To discuss everyday practical issues in a simple way: what to do, where to go and make arrangements to meet, as well as to make and to respond to suggestions. To agree and to disagree with others.

UNITS
HOURS

CONTENT
PRACTICAL
TOTALS
I. Learning another language it’s so easy!
10
20
30
II. What will you do on your next holidays?
10
20
30
Totales
20
40
60
ENGLISH 5

UNITS

1. Unit
I. Learning another language it’s so easy!
2. Content hours
10
3. Practical hours
20
4. Total hours
30
5. The aim of this unit
To describe habits and routines in the present and in the past. To ask and answer questions about routines in the present and in the past. To express emotions, strengths, feelings and difficulties when you learn a new language.

Situations
Knowing
(content)
Knowing how
(functions)
Knowing how to be
(Independent work)
Talking about your experiences in learning a second language in informal and formal discussions.

To make a survey about the best learning (languages) styles

To give advice on how to improve your language skills.

Wh questions in present, present continuous, past, past continuous. (recycled knowledge)

Present perfect.
How long have you…?
For and since.
(new content)

Simple past vs Present perfect.
(this topic will be recycle during the next two quarters)

Asking and answering questions about habits and routines in the past and in the present when learning languages.

Asking and reporting information about others learning experiences.

Talking about emotions, strengths, feelings and difficulties When learning something new

difference between am,are,is, and was, were
Past expressions (…ago)
Activities in the present vs activities in the past (comparing 2 different moments in time) Final task

For tourism students:

To get information for promoting tourism and language learning of Spanish in Playa del Carmen. Read the next article for ideas.
http://traveltipsplus.com/cultural-tourism-and-language-learning/

For the rest of the students:

To make a list of can do’s they must have acquired in order to be users of English in their careers. To identify what they can and can’t do now and to find good ways of improving by themselves. Read the next example taken from a forum and ask your students to think about an answer. (You can modify it according to your needs)

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/forum-topic/how-start-20-years-old-teacher

Vocabulary
Privilege skill (s) to develop

Expressions of feelings (it’s so easy, it’s very useful to, It’s so awful when you..)

Languages skills (writing, speaking, reading and listening)

Giving recommendations
(Why don’t you try to listen to more music in English? / You should take notes while you listen. / It’s better to ask your teacher when you don’t understand. / You have to make the effort to speak with a native speaker.

Speaking and listening...

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