Syllabus for English as a Second Language, Level 1GOALS:Students will learn to carry out simple commands pertaining to classroom routines, state personal preferences and answer WH questions. Using visuals and graphic organizers they will identify content and concepts with labels, lists, or short phrases from content related text. Students will show general improvement in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Comprehension skills will increase through out the content areas while acquiring the necessary grammar to succeed.OBJECTIVES:These are designed to cover listening, speaking, vocabulary, reading and writing skills through specific grammar activities across the 21st century core content areas.1. Teaching sound system, ABCs2. Teaching simple commands3. Learning to use present, past, and future verb tenses4. Understanding instructions5. Learning prepositions of location6. How to use count/non-count nouns7. Knowing when to use articles8. Learning basic sentence structure9. Yes / No questions and tag questions10. Simple paragraph writingVOCABULARY:1. Emotions and Feelings2. The Human Body3. Ailments and Symptoms4. Clothing5. The language of Math, Science and History6. Reading skills and concepts, i.e. narrator, setting, tone, theme...7. Basic idioms, proverbs, superstitions8. HolidaysREADING AND WRITING:We will read short passages together in class and finish the year by reading a book. Students will practice various types of writing and will finish the year with a book report and reflective essays.
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