YEAR 11 SECOND LANGUAGE ENGLISH
*English as a Second Language coursebook and workbook - Peter Lucantoni
*Summary and Note-taking- Marian Barry
* English as a Second Language for Cambridge IGCSE- Oxford University Press, Chris Akhurst, Lucy Bowley
* Practice Tests for IGCSE English as a Second Language- Reading and writing, Marian Barry, Barbara Campbell
Jan 3-5, 2017
Unit 6- Media and films
October 9-13, 2016
This will be done in class on Google doc.
Some of the things we are able to do today as a result of science are amazing when you look at how life was 50 years ago. It makes you wonder what humans could achieve in 50 years’ time.
Choose an area in which you would like to see a great scientific advance that would help people.
You will need to assign research and presentation roles to each group member. You need to:
Listen to various audio texts to answer implicit and explicit questions.
October 2- 6, 2016
-Course book pages 68, 69
-Reading Comprehension- About Dancing Bear
-Daily reading for 30 minutes
Students are expected to:
• understand and communicate arguments, ideas and information both at a straightforward and a more complex level
• structure work so the reader can follow the argument from the beginning to the end
• select material from texts and develop it in relationship to the question, sufficient to show some independence of thought
• describe and reflect upon experience and express effectively what is felt and imagined
• recognise and explain underlying meaning and the writer’s attitude to the subject matter
• vary style straightforwardly in different types of writing and give evidence of a good range of language
• spell and punctuate accurately, with few, if any, mistakes
• use well-constructed paragraphs and sentences (of average complexity) and obey standard grammatical conventions
• speak clearly and confidently in response to other speakers and occasionally take the initiative.
• carry out a range of writing tasks in response to a written stimulus, on a range of topics, including completing a form, writing a postcard, a letter, a summary or extended piece of writing in an appropriate, accurate and clear form of English
• describe, report and give a wide range of information
• identify, organise, structure and present material in an appropriate format and register for a particular audience or purpose, e.g. an article for a school newspaper
• demonstrate competence in a range of speaking activities, e.g. respond to questions on a range of topics including past and present schooling, future plans, current affairs
• respond confidently to new, topical ideas
• conduct a sustained conversation with a sense of audience and purpose
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
English Mock Exam on the 19th of January
Date of the Listening Exam will be announced soon