L3 Listening/Speaking

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

Level 3 focuses on basic English communication skills for beginning English learners. Topics covered include presentations and applications for asking and answering questions.

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

Level 3 Course 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.

Level 3 Integrated Objectives

• 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).

• 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. 


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
    • Classwork: Write sentences with verbs on board

    • HW Write out numbers of family members on mom and dad's side

    • Classwork: Speaking activity

  • Week 2
    • Quiz II

    • Classwork: Fact Opinion Activity

    • Classwork: Speaking Activity

    • HW: 2 facts/2 opinions

    • Presentation: Dream Job

  • Week 3
    • Classwork: Graphic Organizer Activity

    • HW: 3 Opinion Sentences

    • Classwork: Objective 2 practice

    • Impromptu Presentation

  • Week 4
    • Classwork: Speaking Activity

    • Classwork: LFE practice

    • L3 LFE

About the Instructor

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368 students


Heather Marks



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