Spoken English Classes
Develop greater skills in listening and speaking for basic communication in the classroom, outside the classroom and at work. Introduction of basic grammar, expand reading and writing skills. Refine skills needed in conversations beyond survival needs. Function independently in most familiar situations and use appropriate language in routine social situations.
Fluency and communication skills. Self-monitor effectively when using basic grammatical structure and introduction to more complex structures. Cultural values and thinking patterns are introduced through discussions, readings and writing. Listening, speaking, reading and writing skills to function satisfactorily in most real-life situations related to immediate needs.
Skills needed to function effectively in familiar and unfamiliar social situations and familiar work situations. Communication needed to discuss/interpret cultural differences and use English to solve problems outside the class. University preparation with a focus on writing, listening and reading skills. Developing thesis statements and a deep understanding of Comparison/Contrast, Cause/Effect and Effect essay styles. Introduction to academic vocabulary and rhetoric while developing critical thinking skills.