Course

INGLÉS B1 + (INTERMEDIATE) (CURSO UNIVERSIDAD SÉNIOR)

Basic data

Start and end dates

Since 10/22/19 to 5/14/20

Registration Date

Closed registration since 9/10/19 8:30 AM


Duration

100 classroom hours,
10 Credits ECTS

Venue

CENTRO DE LENGUAS
VALÈNCIA

Objectives

This class is for non-native speakers of English with the ability to function independently in English in most contexts. Particular emphasis on vocabulary development, and the consolidation of pronunciation and oral and written language skills needed for effective communication in academic, vocational, and community settings.

When

MORNING

MARTES Y JUEVES: 09:00-11:00

Fee

210 €
210,00 € - Público en general
Alumnos con reserva de plaza del curso anterior desde el 2 de julio
Alumnado senior del curso 2018-19, con prueba de nivel, desde el 11 de julio
Alumnado de nuevo ingreso, siempre mayor de 55 años, a partir del 23 de julio



Contents



LISTENING C1+.1
A lecture and a conversation.
Understanding the introduction to a lecture and using abbreviations.
A questions and answers session and a debate.
Taking notes during a Q&A and activating prior knowledge

SPEAKING C1+ .1
Signaling additional aspects of a topic and presenting in pairs.
Responding to an argument.
Discussing and debate

VOCABULARY C1+.1
Suffixes
Two-part verbs with out

GRAMMAR AND PRONUNCIATION C1+.1
Passive voice.
Linking with word-final t
Adjective clauses.
Saying an linking -s endings

CRITICAL THINKING C1+.1:
Analyzing Evidence.
Evaluating, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context
Analyzing text organization.
Personalizing, making inferences, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context
Applying ideas.
Inferring meaning, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context


WRITING C1+.1:
A cause-effect essay.
Using cohesive devices and reviewing essay writing
A persuasive essay.
Using appositives and reviewing the thesis statement
An evaluative essay.
Using restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses. Supporting a thesis.

READING C1+.1:
An argumentative essay.
Understanding cohesion, main ideas, details and infographics.
An explanatory/persuasive report.
Understanding appositives, main ideas and details. Identifying problems, reasons and solutions.
An expository/classification article.
Using a concept map.



LISTENING C1+.2
A news report and a conversation.
Listening for specific information and using an outline
A lecture and a podcast.
Listening for advantages and using columns.
A podcast and a conversation.
Listening for clarification and using a time line.


SPEAKING C1+ .2
Conducting a survey.
Defining terms and managing nervousness.
Handling audience questions.

VOCABULARY C1+.2
Suffix -ive
Using collocations
Suffixes -and and -ist

GRAMMAR AND PRONUNCIATION C1+.2
Tag questions.
Intonation for clarification.
Gerund Phrases.
Saying parentheticals.
Modals of past and possibility.
Linking with you or your.

CRITICAL THINKING C1+.2:
Understanding multi-word units.
Understanding visual data, inferring meaning, synthesizing.
Evaluating sources.
Analyzing, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context.

WRITING C1+.2:
A comparative essay. Using sentences with initial phrases and organizing a comparative essay.
A summary essay. Avoiding plagiarism and paraphrasing.

READING C1+.2:
A case study article. Understanding sentences with initial phrases, main ideas and supporting ideas.
An explanatory article. Understanding complex sentences. Purpose and summarizing.

EVALUACIÓN: La evaluación del curso se basará en la asistencia y participación en clase de cada alumno además de en un examen final.

ASSESSMENT: Students will be assessed according to their level of interaction in class and their marks on the final exam.

More information

Objetives:

MAYORES DE 55 AÑOS

Require Knowledge:


LISTENING C1+.1
A lecture and a conversation.
Understanding the introduction to a lecture and using abbreviations.
A questions and answers session and a debate.
Taking notes during a Q&A and activating prior knowledge

SPEAKING C1+ .1
Signaling additional aspects of a topic and presenting in pairs.
Responding to an argument.
Discussing and debate

VOCABULARY C1+.1
Suffixes
Two-part verbs with out

GRAMMAR AND PRONUNCIATION C1+.1
Passive voice.
Linking with word-final t
Adjective clauses.
Saying an linking -s endings

CRITICAL THINKING C1+.1:
Analyzing Evidence.
Evaluating, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context
Analyzing text organization.
Personalizing, making inferences, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context
Applying ideas.
Inferring meaning, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context


WRITING C1+.1:
A cause-effect essay.
Using cohesive devices and reviewing essay writing
A persuasive essay.
Using appositives and reviewing the thesis statement
An evaluative essay.
Using restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses. Supporting a thesis.

READING C1+.1:
An argumentative essay.
Understanding cohesion, main ideas, details and infographics.
An explanatory/persuasive report.
Understanding appositives, main ideas and details. Identifying problems, reasons and solutions.
An expository/classification article.
Using a concept map.



LISTENING C1+.2
A news report and a conversation.
Listening for specific information and using an outline
A lecture and a podcast.
Listening for advantages and using columns.
A podcast and a conversation.
Listening for clarification and using a time line.


SPEAKING C1+ .2
Conducting a survey.
Defining terms and managing nervousness.
Handling audience questions.

VOCABULARY C1+.2
Suffix -ive
Using collocations
Suffixes -and and -ist

GRAMMAR AND PRONUNCIATION C1+.2
Tag questions.
Intonation for clarification.
Gerund Phrases.
Saying parentheticals.
Modals of past and possibility.
Linking with you or your.

CRITICAL THINKING C1+.2:
Understanding multi-word units.
Understanding visual data, inferring meaning, synthesizing.
Evaluating sources.
Analyzing, synthesizing, guessing meaning from context.

WRITING C1+.2:
A comparative essay. Using sentences with initial phrases and organizing a comparative essay.
A summary essay. Avoiding plagiarism and paraphrasing.

READING C1+.2:
A case study article. Understanding sentences with initial phrases, main ideas and supporting ideas.
An explanatory article. Understanding complex sentences. Purpose and summarizing.

EVALUACIÓN: La evaluación del curso se basará en la asistencia y participación en clase de cada alumno además de en un examen final.

ASSESSMENT: Students will be assessed according to their level of interaction in class and their marks on the final exam.

Responsible of activity

Director/a Centro de Lenguas

Speakers

espacioYvonne Mclucas

Contact

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