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Course Guidelines

posted Apr 10, 2012, 10:11 PM by Vincent Marx   [ updated May 24, 2012, 8:18 AM ]
Course Guidelines

Lesson Format
• Each lesson is written at 3 levels (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced). READ THEM ALL.
• Each lesson has four sections (a short reading, a key word section, a conversation section,
and useful phrases section),
• Each unit will address all forms of communication (reading, listening, writing, and
speaking).

Readings
• Advanced students can learn level 3 by understanding the context from levels 1 and 2.
• Intermediate students can learn level 2 by understanding the context from level 1, and they
can challenge themselves to learn more complex English sentences by reading level 3.
• Beginners can learn level 1 by reading the “Key Word” section, and they can challenge
themselves to learn more complex English sentences by reading levels 2 and 3.

Key Word Section
• Sometimes difficult words need to be used because of the subject matter. These words will
be explained in this section.
• Try to learn the meanings without a dictionary.

Conversation Section
• Advanced students can learn level 3 by understanding the context from levels 1 and 2.
• Intermediate students can learn level 2 by understanding the context from level 1, and they
can challenge themselves to learn more complex English sentences by reading level 3.
• Beginners can learn level 1 by reading the “Key Word” section, and they can challenge
themselves to learn more complex English sentences by reading levels 2 and 3.

Useful Phrases
• These phrases can be used to help guide conversations during class.

Assignment (Writing/Recording/Listening/Speaking
• Each student will write a short paragraph related to the topic.
• After the text is corrected, a recording of students writing will be put on line for download.
• Students will listen to the recording and practice speaking.
• The following week, students will recite from memory.
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Vincent Marx,
Apr 10, 2012, 10:11 PM
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