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L8-L9-APL Module 4 Listening/Speaking

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

This course focuses on advanced English skills for advanced English learners.

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.


APL

Students will be able to:

• Complete academic research on assigned or selected topics.

• Describe and identify details in events observed either in person or via media (e.g. television, news, YouTube, etc.).

• Create questions to use for an interview.

• Develop and administer a poll.

• Discuss cause and effect of various situations or occurrences in politics, science, history, etc.

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

Learning modules

  • Week One
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Sharing a Happy Movie Ending, L8-L9

    • Partnering re: Two Million Dollars

    • Stork and Fox (Mini-speech)

    • Presenting Partner's Anecdote (Judging a Book), L8-L9

    • Five Recipe Action Verbs

    • Favorite Song Title

    • Sharing a Happy Movie Ending, APL

    • Presenting Partner's Anecdote (Judging a Book), APL

  • Week Two
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Favorite DIY (Clip), L8-L9

    • Two Mottoes and Meanings (Board)

    • I.P.A. Sounds in Ten Additional Words

    • Q Skills, Pp. 6-7, Action Responses

    • Summary of Audio (Hiring a Friend), L8-L9

    • Favorite DIY (Clip), APL

    • Summary of Audio (Hiring a Friend), APL

  • Week Three
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Describing a Conspiracy Theory, L8-L9

    • Five Ways to Mend a Fence (L8)

    • Five Ways to Cause Effective Change

    • Five Ways to Mend a Fence + Social Situation (L9)

    • Five Ways to Mend a Fence + Business Situation (APL)

    • Question about a Conspiracy Theory

    • Describing a Conspiracy Theory, APL

    • A Conspiracy Theory (Written)

    • Hiring the Right People (Q Audio) Notes, L8

    • Hiring the Right People (Q Audio) Notes + Two Examples, L9

    • Hiring the Right People (Q Audio) Notes + Five Questions, APL

  • Week Four
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Good at a Job or Enjoying a Job (Partners)

    • Small Talk

    • Presentation, L8

    • Final Exam, L9

    • Presentation, APL

    • Final Exam, L8

    • Class Involvement, L9-APL

About the Instructor

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Joe Sorrell

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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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