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Level 4-5 Reading/Writing

  • language: English
  • duration: 4 weeks
  • start date: 5:00 PM Oct. 08 2019
Academic English

About this Course

Level 4 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for intermediate English learners. Topics covered include paraphrasing, written argument, and academic writing skills. Level 5 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 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. 


Level 5 Course Objectives

  • 5.RW.1 Identify the meaning of words using context clues.
  • 5.RW.2 Identify and produce counterarguments and refutations in simple essays.
  • 5.RW.3 Identify strong and weak arguments.
  • 5.RW.4 Produce paraphrases of short passages using basic citation.
  • 5.RW.5 Produce a 5-paragraph opinion essay with a logical counterargument and refutation, a variety of compound and complex sentences, and transition words. 


Integrated Objectives

  • 5.LS.1 Identify and paraphrase specific details in oral arguments.
  • 5.LS.2 Summarize short speeches or presentations.
  • 5.LS.3 Deliver a planned oral presentation on class topics with visuals.
  • 5.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.
  • 5.G.1 Produce affirmative and negative statements and questions with present perfect and present perfect progressive verbs.
  • 5.G.2 Produce sentences with comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs.
  • 5.G.3 Produce adverb clauses of cause, contrast, and time.
  • 5.G.4 Identify passive voice (simple past, simple present, and simple future verbs)


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

    • HW Cultural Mannerisms

    • Article Gestures Main Idea, Supporting Details

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 4

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 5

    • Reading/Writing Study Guide Level 4

  • Week 2
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Level 4 Vocabulary Test Unit 3

    • Level 5 Vocabulary Test Unit 3

    • HW Unit 3 Main Ideas and Details

    • HW Reading 2 Unit 3

    • In-Class Prefix

    • In Class Prefix

    • In-Class Level 5 Sentence Order

    • In-Class Level 4 Verbs with (s)

    • Reading/Writing Test Unit 3 Level 4

    • Reading/Writing Unit 3 Test Level 5

  • Week 3
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • HW Vocabulary words Unit 2

    • In-Class Paragraph

    • HW Transitional words

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 4

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 5

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 4

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 5

    • HW Study Guide R/W 5

  • Week 4
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 4

    • In-Class Paragraph Level 5

    • HW Study Guide R/W

    • Reading/Writing Level 4

    • Reading/Writing Final Level 5

About the Instructor

6 courses

25 students

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Susie Marazita

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