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Level 3-4 Reading/Writing

  • language: English
  • duration: 4 weeks
  • start date: 5:00 PM Sep. 10 2019
Academic English

About this Course

Level 3 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for beginning English learners. Topics covered include writing simple paragraphs. Level 4 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for intermediate English learners. Topics covered include paraphrasing, written argument, and academic writing skills.

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


Level 3 Course Objectives

·      3.RW.1 Produce writing plans using graphic organizers.

·      3.RW.2 Identify facts and opinions within a paragraph.

·      3.RW.3 Identify main ideas and distinguish from supporting details in short passages.

·      3.RW.4 Produce descriptive and opinion paragraphs that include topic sentences, detailed supporting sentences, effective transitions, concluding sentences, and proper punctuation and capitalization.

 

Level 3 Integrated Objectives

·      3.LS.1 Identify and verbally produce statements of fact and opinion.

·      3.LS.2 Take notes from a variety of sources using various graphic organizers.

·      3.LS.3 Deliver a planned presentation on class topics.

·      3.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.

·      3.G.1 Produce affirmative and negative simple statements and questions with simple past verbs.

·      3.G.2 Produce past time clauses in sentences (before, after, as soon as, while, and when).

·      3.G.3 Produce affirmative and negative simple sentences and questions with past progressive verbs.

·      3.G.4 Produce simple sentences and respond to questions with can, could, be able to, and know how to.

·      3.G.5 Produce compound sentences using coordinating conjunctions (and, but, or, and so).


Level 4 Course Objectives

  • 4.RW.1 Determine appropriate synonyms and antonyms of target adjectives.
  • 4.RW.2 Produce transition words (on the other hand, however, therefore, and in addition) using correct
  • punctuation.
  • 4.RW.3 Identify and produce basic thesis statements.
  • 4.RW.4 Produce an essay outline.
  • 4.RW.5 Produce a 3-4 paragraph descriptive essay
  • 4.RW.6 Respond to written questions about short essays.


Level 4 Integrated Objectives

  • 4.G.1 Identify comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs in sentences.
  • 4.G.2 Produce sentences and respond to questions with modals (could, would, should, may, can, have to, and
  • must).
  • 4.G.3 Produce sentences and respond to questions with future verbs (will, be going to, might, and may).
  • 4.G.4 Produce future time clauses in sentences (before, after, as soon as, and when).
  • 4.G.5. Identify and produce noun clauses (subject and adjective compliment).
  • 4.LS.1 Restate information obtained orally.
  • 4.LS.2 Take notes and talk about information heard from multiple sources.
  • 4.LS.3 Produce sentences with target phrasal verbs.
  • 4.LS.4 Deliver a planned presentation on class topics with visuals.
  • 4.LS.5 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics. 


Homework

Students will receive regular homework assignments to reinforce skills learned in class. Students must complete homework on or before the date it is due. Homework is included in the final course grade.


Make-up Work

It is the student’s responsibility to arrange with each instructor to make up work he/she might have missed. It may be necessary for the student to receive tutoring for additional help from an instructor with make-up work. TLC’s Make-up Policy may be found in Student Resources at www.thelanguagecompany.com/index.php?student-resources.


Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are strictly prohibited. TLC’s Academic Integrity Policy may be found in Student Resources atwww.thelanguagecompany.com/index.php?student-resources.


Attendance

TLC considers every class to be important for a student’s academic progress. TLC’s Attendance Policy may be found inStudent Resources at www.thelanguagecompany.com/index.php?student-resources.


Level Advancement

To pass a level, students must achieve a 2.0 GPA or greater and meet the requirements of the attendance policy. Failure to do so will result in the student repeating the level.


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Learning modules

  • Week 1
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Parts of Speech

    • HW Vocabulary Words

    • Capital Letters

    • Paragraph In-Class

    • Unit 7 Vocabulary Level 3

  • Week 2
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Unit 7 Vocabulary Test

    • HW FANBOYS sentences

    • In Class Adjective Sentences and Punctuation

    • In-Class Prefix worksheet

    • HW Supporting Details

  • Week 3
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • L3 Reading/Writing Unit 7 Test

    • L4 Reading/Writing Unit 7 Test

    • Subject/Object/Possessive Pronouns

    • HW Transitional Words

    • In class Paragraph

    • HW Synonyms/Antonyms

    • Level 3 Vocabulary Test Unit 8

    • Level 4 Vocabulary Test Unit 8

  • Week 4
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • HW Topic Sentence

    • Graphic Organizer

    • HW Fact-Opinion

    • L3 CFE

    • L4 LFE

About the Instructor

6 courses

25 students

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Susie Marazita

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