To further develop students’ abilities to understand what they listen to or read and to convey information, ideas, etc. by speaking or writing in English, and to foster a positive attitude toward communication through dealing with a wide variety of topics
Communicative Activities (Students have to play the role of senders and receivers of
information, ideas etc.)
Integrating reading activities with listening, speaking and writing activities
Writing down information, ideas, etc. in English in accordance with the situation and the purpose, and to foster a positive attitude toward communicating by utilizing these abilities
Situations and functions: Situations for communication on an individual groups or in groups or communication aimed at a larger number of people and situations for creative communication
Functions for smoothing human relationship, transmitting feelings and information, ideas and intentions, instigation actions etc.
Language elements: Sentence Patterns and grammar
Topics and vocabulary: A variety of suitable topics in accordance with the level of students’ mental, physical and linguistic development, as well as their interests and concerns, covering topics that relate to the daily lives etc.
Teaching Methods: Incorporating team-teaching, pair work, group work, etc. as appropriate and utilizing audio visual teaching materials, communication networks, etc. Moreover, classes are composed with students from different lands or countries, thus developing students’ communication abilities and to deepen their international understanding.
Evaluation Criteria and Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessments
Homework is checked for completeness, accuracy, and understanding
Class work is evaluated overall by the teacher;
Quizzes, multiple choice, short answers and open-ended items are given as needed to check comprehension and development of skills
In written responses, emphasis is placed on organization, focus, elaboration, accuracy, and depth of understanding
Essay and composition assignments are given in timed and untimed settings and are assessed based on organization and individuality
* Qualitative and quantitative assessments are made on students throughout the course. The qualitative one is the overall evaluation by class teacher and the quantitative one is the students’ performance in the monthly test. To proceed to the higher level in English, students are required to get average score of 70 throughout the course and get 75 in the test taken at the end of the previous course.
TEACHER-STUDENT RATIO is 1:20
|Minimum Age||Academic qualification||Proficiency Level||Course Outcomes||Duration||Mode of delivery||Awarding Body|
|9 years||A pass in Primary 5 Level Education in home country||Obtained 31-44 marks in JE Educational College English Placement test||Certificate||Full-time/
|Classroom-based teaching||JE Educational College|