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Section: Upper intermediate level

Days: Friday and Saturday


Time:
Total hours: 56 hrs./ 8
per week.
Place: Escuela de Lenguas San Cristbal
Instructor: Mario Luis Ochoa Camacho
Approach: Experimental learning, Task based learning
Course Focus: Reading comprehension skills, Vocabulary development,
Process writing techniques, critical thinking, Note taking skills, and
practice of word forms, Idioms, English use useful language, cultural
items and fixed phrases.
Overall aim: By the end of the course, candidates will be better skilled to
communicate effectively in English in a variety of practical contexts.
Objectives:

Be able to talk on a familiar topic.


Keep up a conversation on a fairly wide range of topics.
Be able to scan texts for relevant information.
Be able to write a simple report of a factual nature and begin to
evaluate, advise, etc.
Make notes while someone is talking.
Express opinions and give reasons.
Ask for clarification and further information.
Be able to present arguments, using a limited range of expression
Be able to identify mistakes and Knowing how to avoid them

Content

We
ek

Verb tenses
(perfect aspect)

Defining and
non-definig relative
cluses

Grammar

Vocabular

Wor
d
for
mat
ion,

Compound
adjectives,
Advertising and
Marketing

Rea
ding

Multi
ple
matching,

Multi
ple choice

Draftin
g and
organising,

*Parag
raph
planning

Inform
al letter
*
R
e
g
i
s
t
e
r

Writin

ing

Listen

Multipl
e choice,

Radio
programme

ing

Speak

Exam
focus:
conversation
(1)

Giving
opinions

Use
Of English

Modal verbs

Gerunds and
infinitives

Conditionals
(Overview)

Conditional
(advanced)

Adjectives
of character,
word formation,
collocations,
fixed phrases
and idioms

Multi
ple choice,
gaped text

Checki
ng for
mistakes,

Article
*
i
n
t
r
o
d
u
c
t
o
r
y

Multipl
e matching,
Multiple
choice

Langu
age of
possibility
and
speculation

Multipl
e choice

p
a
r
a
g
r
a
p
h
s

Intensifiers/mo
difiers

Intensifying

Word
formation,

Sports

Multi
ple
matching,

A
reference,

Compe

comparative

Hypothetical
meaning-wish

Substitution/ell
ipsis

Ways of
referring to the
future

Verb patterns

Direct and
reported speech

Reporting
words

idioms

Word +
prepositions

Easily
confused words

Phrasal
verbs

Words with
similar meaning

Three part
phrasal verbs

gaped text

Multi
ple choice,
gaped text

tition Entry

*addin
g interests

*being
persuasive

Propos
al
*
d
i
f
f
e
r
e
n
c
e
b
e
t
w
e
e
n
r
e
p
o

r
t
a
n
d
p
r
o
p
o
s
a
l

Review of
Narrative tenses

Emphasis
(cleft sentences with
what)

Countable/unc
ountable nouns

Introductory it

Modal verbs 2

Emphasis with
inversion

Passives 1

The future in
the past

Dependent
prepositionsadjectives and
nouns,

Phrasal
verbs and
compound nouns

Multi
ple
matching,
gaped text

Report

*writin
g plans

*dos
and donts

Article

Expression
with take, mind
and brains

Phrasal
verbs and
expresssions with
think

Idiomatic

Multi
ple choice

Essay

*prese
ntation of
arguments

*linkin
g words and
Phrases

Participle
clauses

Passives 2

Note:

language/
colllocations

Adverbials
expressing
attitude

Communic
ation-idioms,
similes

Multi
ple
matching,
gaped text

Propos
al (part 2)

*organ
isation

*check
ing for
mistakes