|Speaking Everyday English|
The curriculum is designed to focus on speaking English with instructor feedback on pronunciation and enunciation. While learning to speak English from an English native speaking person, the learner learns about life skills and the essentials of daily living skills in the United States.
One of the important skills in preparing for an American academic institution is learning the essentials of being successful in an academic environment as well as how to function in an American classroom ranging from participation in discussions, listening and communicating. Likewise for a business professional, you learn to be adept in verbal communication and present yourself professionally. The instructor facilitates discussion while student learns to speak English drawing upon her knowledge and experiences.
An exceptional resource given to AdSum students is the access to World Book Reference Database Center which is rich in content for writing and research, encyclopedic reference, acquiring new vocabulary, practical developments of English, topics on green technology, history and places, and including digital books on classics.
Prerequisites: High School Level English
Basic computer skills
Duration: 2 hours per week
Course 1 - Introduction
The learner gets acquainted with the online classroom environment and knows the digital facility. Class members will introduce themselves and to each other, and learns the various forms of expressions with greetings and farewells.
Course 2 - Daily Living Skills
The class discusses family, heritage and how to make friends by initiating a conversation and maintaining communication. The topics also includes learning to express time, environment and basic daily living needs.
Course 3 - Relating to Community
The instructor will draw upon the learner's own interests and talk about his/her community of interests. The discussion extends to exploring countries, culture, places of attractions and landmarks.
Course 4 - Entertainment and Recreation
The learner has fun with using digital tools to explore entertainment and recreation. The learner is trained to be able to distinguish good selection of digital materials for further language development in speaking.
Course 5 - Communications
Young adult learners are immersed in the world of cell phones and the video media for communication. Learners become aware of the usage of words in conversational English through these digital channels. The class members practice speaking with the awareness of influencing or persuasion.
Course 6 - Consumer Education
The sessions overall focus on consumer education. The class covers buying an item in a store, read content on lables and discuss spending.
Course 7 - Buildings and Transportation
The class sessions focus on the ability to give directions and engage in conversations about how to travel. The learner will have the ability to describe residential and commercial buildings and businesses.
Course 8 - Health
The young adult learners discuss nutrition, wellness and good healthy practices
Course 9 - Schools
The sessions focus on understanding schools and life in another country especially the U.S. The learner achieves the preparedness in verbal communication for furthering their education or work in an English speaking country.
Tuition: 36 weeks (about 9 month program) includes World Book Web Reference Database Center, books, software, guidance to college and university admission.
One payment term - Fees: US$2,880