Level 1-2 Reading/Writing

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

Level 1 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for beginning English learners. Topics covered include producing simple sentences and answering questions. Level 2 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for beginning English learners. Topics covered include writing simple paragraphs.

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

Level 1

Course Objectives

  • 1.RW.1 Identify logical order of events in a series of sentences.
  • 1.RW.2 Identify details in simple reading passages.
  • 1.RW.3 Produce simple sentences with capital letters, periods, correct spacing, and proper word order.
  • 1.RW.4 Produce answers to questions about short texts.

Integrated Objectives

  • 1.LS.1 Produce answers to simple yes/no and information questions.
  • 1.LS.2 Identify sequence and the main ideas in oral statements.
  • 1.LS.3 Deliver simple sentences about personal preferences and/or routines.
  • 1.G.1 Identify basic parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs of frequency, and pronouns).
  • 1.G.2 Produce simple sentences with simple present verbs.
  • 1.G.3 Describe objects and activities using prepositions of place and time in simple sentences.
  • 1.G.4. Identify present progressive verbs in simple sentences.

Level 2

Course Objectives

  • 2.RW.1 Identify and produce correct formatting and components of simple paragraphs (title, topic sentence, details and examples in supporting sentences, and concluding sentence).
  • 2.RW.2 Identify topics and controlling ideas in topic sentences.
  • 2.RW.3 List steps of the writing process (prewrite, write, revise, and edit) in order.
  • 2.RW.4 Respond to questions about short paragraphs.
  • 2.RW.5 Produce descriptive and process paragraphs with correct formatting and paragraph components with
  • logical order and appropriate transitions.

Integrated Objectives:

  • 2.LS.1 Produce and respond to information questions.
  • 2.LS.2 Organize information presented orally into logical order.
  • 2.LS.3 Deliver a short presentation describing a simple process and/or a routine.
  • 2.G.1 Identify and produce count and non-count nouns and produce appropriate articles.
  • 2.G.2 Produce measurement words within simple sentences (some, a little, much, many, and a lot of).
  • 2.G.3 Identify and produce possessive adjectives within a sentence.
  • 2.G.4 Identify simple past and past progressive verbs in affirmative and negative statements and questions.
  • 2.G.5 Produce sentences and respond to questions with present progressive verbs.


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

Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are strictly prohibited. TLC’s Academic Integrity Policy may be found in Student Resources


TLC considers every class to be important for a student’s academic progress. TLC’s Attendance Policy may be found inStudent Resources at

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.


Learning modules

  • Week 1
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Classwork - SVC / SVO

    • homework

    • Classwork - Question Words

    • L1 Reading Comprehension Evaluation

    • L2 Reading Comprehension Evaluation

  • Week 2
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Homework Week 2

    • Classwork - 5 sentences

    • L1 In-Class Writing

    • L2 In-Class Writing

    • Classwork - Comprehension Questions

  • Week 3
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Classwork - Order

    • L1 Evaluation Order

    • L2 Evaluation Paragraphs

    • Homework

    • Classwork - finish the sentence

  • Week 4
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Homework

    • Classwork - Sentences

    • Classwork - Order/Transitions

    • L1 Final

    • L2 Final

About the Instructor

35 courses

115 students


Jay Bunge



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