Course description:
The Intensive Power Native course introduces students to the sound systems of English, and to the principles used in the characterization of such sounds through intensive one-on-one instruction. It also addresses pronunciation problems arising from the student’s native language and the sounds of English. Students are exposed to Idiomatic Expressions which further increases their skill in becoming competent in the English language.

 

Number of classes

1:1 Native (1H) + 1:1 (4H) + Native Group (2H) + Vocabulary (1H) + Saturday Class (2H)

 

Course requirements:
– Student only at L.2 (Middle Beginner) or above can join the course

Learning outcome:

1:1 Class (Native Class)
Intonation and Pronunciation

With American or British teachers, students can learn American Expression, improve their intonation and pronunciation skills within a short period of time. It helps them recognize and pronounce English sounds thru guided instruction.

1:1 Class (Native Class)
Intensive English Grammar

It aims at students who want to improve their writing and grammar skills with the native speaker’s way of teaching.

1:8 Class (Native Class)

Native classes give students opportunities to focus more in their pronunciation intonation, and as well as their listening skills.

 

Recommended study duration:
4-24 weeks

Instructional methods:

Teaching method/s: Class discussion facilitated by the teacher
Classroom activities: Lectures, exercises, homework checking

 

Text and additional resources/materials: 

Speaking books:
– SLE
– Expressway 1
– New Interchange
– Pronunciation pairs
– Express yourself
– Let’s talk
– Talk talk talk
– Teen talk
– Impact issues
– Let’s argue 20
– Make your point 20
– What do you think
– Small group discussion for UNI/HS students
– Developing tactics for listening

Reading books:
– Easy true stories
– Very easy true stories
– More true stories
– Even more true stories
– Reading advantage 1-4
– Short stories A-D
– Facts and figures
– Can you believe it 1-3

Grammar books:
– Basic grammar in use
– Grammar in use intermediate
– Grammar time 1-5
– Side by side
– New interchange
– Interchange
– New headway upper intermediate
– Exploring English

Writing books:
– Composition practice book
– Get ready to write
– Ready to write
– Ready to write more
– Weaving it together
– Exploring English

Course outline and level development:

Classes

What you learn

Time

1:1 class (ESL Class) Reading, writing, speaking, grammar, and listening

4 hours

1:1 class (Native Class) Intonation and Pronunciation Class
Intensive English Grammar

1 hour

1:8 class (Native Class) Conversation class, Intonation and Pronunciation class, CNN class, and Intensive English Grammar

2 hours

Vocabulary Class Vocabulary (optional)

1 hour

 

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Sample Timetable:

Time

Subject

Class type

08:00- 08:50 am

Speaking

1:1

08:55- 09:45 am

Intonation and Pronunciation

1:1 Native

09:50- 10:40 am

Grammar

1:1

10:45- 11:35 am

Writing

1:1

11:40 am- 12:30 pm

CNN

1:8 group class

12:30- 01:25 pm

Lunch

01:30- 02:20 pm

Conversation

1:8

02:25- 03:15 pm

Reading

1:1

03:20- 04:10 pm

Speaking and pronunciation

1:8 Native group class

04:15- 05:05 pm

Free class