L8-APL Module 3 Listening/Speaking

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

This course focuses on basic English grammar skills for beginning English learners. Topics covered include articles, be verbs, and possessive forms.

For the course syllabus, student forms, and policies, please refer to Student Resources on the TLC website.

Course Objectives:

8.LS.1 Associate causes and effects from a variety of sources.

• 8.LS.2 Brainstorm solutions, classify information, and determine the accuracy of information collected from sources.

• 8.LS.3 Deliver a 5-minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.

• 8.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.

• 9.LS.1 Use quotations and reported speech to support oral arguments.

• 9.LS.2 Deliver a 5 to 7-minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.

• 9.LS.3 Respond in complete sentences to impromptu open-ended questions about class topics.

Complete academic research on assigned or selected topics.

• Identify the differences between Critical Analysis and Process Analysis.

• Write a Process Analysis essay describing your plans to complete the course requirements for APL Module 3.

• Create questions to use for an interview.

• Develop and administer a poll.

• Develop and deliver a PowerPoint or Prezi on a thematic topic.

• Write in an analytical style.

Learning modules

  • Week One
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Spider Silk Note-taking and Discussion

    • Western Heritage Art or Similar (Presentation)

    • Difficult Situations (Partner Interviews)

    • Partner Advice (How to Organize)

    • Note-taking (Organization)

    • Interview (Second Most Frequent)

  • Week Two
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Mandela Effect, Impromptu Speech (L8)

    • Mandela Effect, Impromptu Speech + Quote (L9)

    • Mandela Effect, Impromptu Speech and Reason (APL)

    • An Admired Person (Presentation)

    • Cause and Effect Speech (L8)

    • Quotes and Significance Speecch (L9)

    • Business Strategy Cause Effect Speech (APL)

    • Responsive Questions about Speeches

    • News Clip (based on report)

    • One Question (re: News Clip)

    • List of Twelve Words

  • Week Three
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Scam Examples

    • Interviews

    • Three Ways to Protect Identity

    • Partner Scam Presentations

  • Week Four
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • One Thing Gleaned from Partner (Identity Theft)

    • Mandatory Question on Presentations

    • Presentation (L9)

    • Presentation (L8)

    • Presentation (APL)

    • Final Exam (L8)

    • Listening and Note-taking Exercise (L9)

About the Instructor

52 courses

216 students


Joe Sorrell


Hello! My name is Joe Sorrell, and I would like to be part of your success with English. I have studied many tricky and sticky language concepts over the years and have developed strategies to help students overcome their language-learning anxieties. My graduate studies and experiences have helped me earn a deep and enduring appreciation for international students and the unique challenges language-learners sometimes experience. If I can be of service, please contact me and be sure to forward any difficult language situations that we can face . . . together!


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