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STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF CARCHI

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PROGRAM PROFESSOR:

IVAN FUERTES.

ACADEMIC SEMESTER: OCTOBER 2011 – FEBRUARUY 2012 LEVEL: Fourth

Tulcán, October 2011


I.

BASIC DATA OF THE MODULE

CODE: EPPUPEC KIND OF COMPETENCE: GENERIC: (X) SPECIFIC: ( ) CREDITS: LEVEL 5 FOURTH

REQUIREMENTS:  Have approved English A2.1  Have taken the placement test  Basic Knowledge of NTICs.  Interest for learning and active performance.  Attitude to work in team.  Attitude to participate in class.

PROFESSOR: NAME: CONTACT TELEPHONE: E-MAIL:

Msc Iván Fuertes 062290233 093880984 Guillermo.fuertes@upec.edu.ec

II. FORMATIVE ROUTE Problematic Node (General Problem) Limited development of the macro communicative English skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Global Competence Learners can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, schools, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arrive whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanation for opinions and plans. Specific Competence Learners can understand sentences and expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (basic family information, to go shopping, LOCAL GEOGRAPHY, EMPLOYMENT). Can communicate in a simple way in familiar topics and daily life. Can describe, in simple, terms, aspects about his / her preparation, the immediate environment and subjects if immediate necessity.

Nº 1 2

ACHIEVEMENT LEVELS THEORETICAL BASIC (Understanding) THEORETICAL

COMPETENCE ELEMENTS (Systematic actions to make the competence) To identify basic vocabulary and structures through listening, reading, speaking and writing about fashion, sports, health. To analyze the differences between Present Perfect Simple and


SUPERIOR (Critical analysis)

3

4

THEORETICAL PRACTICAL ACCEPTABLE THEORETICAL PRACTICAL ADVANCED PRACTICE

5

THEORETIC CREATIVE

Past Simple through reading listening, speaking, and writing about dangerous jobs, fashion, healthy problems, and TV programs. To demonstrate by dialogues the development of linguistics skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) using the past tense and time expressions. Applying the different ways of communication (listening, Reading, speaking and writing) with satisfactory performance using present perfect simple: how long…..?, for, since and vocabulary about jobs, action sports, money and work. Making projects that permitted apply the English language useful in personal, public, occupational and educational domain. And each one is described in terms of location, institutions or organizations, persons, objects, events, operations and texts.

Inter-discipline Work (integrated knowledge of the modules in the same semester which help to get this competence)  Oral and writing report according to the level  Techniques of Studying  NTICs and Elaboration of Projects


III. LEARNING METHODOLOGY DIDACTIC APPROACH: ( Methodology for performing the competences ) Methodology of Learning Based in Problems Methodology to develop the logical thought Simulations. Experiential cycle. Multiple Intelligences, Communicative Approach, Total Physical Response, Community Language Learning Whole Language, Task-Based Language Teaching, Showing videos, readings, articles etc.

UNIT COMPETENCE Learners can clearly understand information and share information about culture and communication, actions to protect our planet, teen problems and people around the world, showing respect, creativity and self esteem MODULE COMPETENCE

ELEMENTS OF COMPETENCE

MODULE 1. Express some facts about obligations and responsibilities, as well possibilities in the present or future by means simple grammar structures

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Ask for a favor and for someone’s opinion Talk on the phone Make polite offers and requests and deductions Understand messages Express obligations, prohibitions and purposes Arguing for and against

MODULE 2. Ask and give information about their lives facts, make comparisons, simulate conversations by means of reported speech

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Discuss facts Make comparisons Describe geographical features Express disappointment and preferences Report events Write new articles Make wishes Talk about imaginary situations


MODULE 3. Describe feelings and problems, talk about imaginary situations and wishes and distinguish between formal and informal language

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Give instructions Express concern and surprise Make wishes Ask and give information and advice Describe an accident and people`s feelings Asking for confirmation

MODULE 4. Describe feelings and accidents, ask and understand information about how to protect our planet describe festivals and celebrations as well give advice and suggestions

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Report statements, commands, requests and questions Express interest and surprise Narrate events Describe feelings Talk about famous buildings and structures Transfer from verbal to visual information Describe, festivals events and celebrations

COMPETENCE ELEMENTS

COGNITIVE CONTENTS What knowledge?

PROCEDURE CONTENTS How to apply?

1 To identify basic vocabulary and structures through listening, reading, speaking and writing about wild animals, computers, aliments and illnesses

DANGER.

Vocabulary To match the pictures with the words and check the answers. Structures To differ the present perfect simple and past simple then complete the table Reading To find through the reading specific information.

Knowledge and Application of vocabulary: jobs, sports, fashion, healthy habits. Structures: time expressions (ever, never, before, always, so far, once, twice), How much, How many, Relative

MOTIVATIONAL AFFECTIVE CONTENTS Which attitudes with? Having interest on the topic Asking and answering questions with “Have you ever…?” sharing information with others

SPECIFIC DIDACTIC STRATEGIES Strategies, methods and techniques

TIME 20 H

 Role play  Work in pairs  Exchange information  Match  Analysis  Individual development  Heuristic


pronouns, modal auxiliaries: must/have to, should, question tags. Difference between the sounds: /e/, /i:/.

2. To identifying and describing people`s clothes, expressing preference through reading listening, speaking, and writing about fashion, shops and prices

NOWADAYS Knowledge and Application of vocabulary: Fashion, Clothes, Prices, Money, Work, Computers. Structures: Asking and giving information, giving reason, expressing necessity: must/have to.

Listening/Pronunciation To play the CD and hear the quiz “Go on! I dare you!”, and find out how adventurous you are. To distinguish the sounds /e/ /i/ Speaking To act out a role play in pairs Writing To replace some words with pronouns, and then write your eating habits. Vocabulary To compare the photos with the words and match, to deduce the meaning of the words. Structures To talk about prices using How much? Too/Enough. Relative pronouns: who/which/that Reading To understand the reading by looking at the pictures and predicting new words, Listening/Pronunciation To play the CD and hear conversations, a radio show, to distinguish the sounds / e/ /i:/ Speaking To dramatize the dialogues in pairs Writing To complete the text with the words in the box

conversation  Observation  Watch the video

Respecting the turn to talk. Expressing needs and feelings. Honesty Showing interest

20 H  Role play  Work in pairs  Exchange information  Match  Analysis  Individual development  Heuristic conversation  Observation  Watch the video


3. To demonstrate by dialogues the development of linguistics skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) using the past tense and time expressions

4. Apply the different ways of communication (listening, Reading, speaking and writing ) with satisfactory performance using Present Simple Passive and Past Simple Passive and vocabulary related to theater and music

FILLIMG GOOD Knowledge and Application of vocabulary: Aliments and illnesses, sports and fitness, food and drink Structures: giving advice: should/shouldn`t, question tags, -ing form.

ENTERTAINMENT Knowledge and Application of vocabulary: words related to movies and music business Structures: all/Both/Neither/None Finding things in common, agreeing and disagreeing, expressing opinion

Vocabulary To look at the pictures with the words and deduce the meaning. Structures To notice the formation of –ing form Reading To underline the unknown words read all the phrases and guesses the meaning. Listening/Pronunciation To play the CD and hear conversations, To listen and distinguish the sounds / u/, /u:/ Speaking To generate dialogues in pairs about a healthy/unhealthy habits, stress, staying in shape Writing To write a short paragraph giving advice Vocabulary Find words in the box which mean: stage, performance, audience, audition, lines, play Structures To identify the present perfect passive and past perfect passive Reading To deduce the meaning of the unknown words from the context, explain when necessary.

Interesting on the topic Recognizing the importance of the English language Correcting others’ mistakes with respect Respecting other cultures Listening others

Doing tasks with responsibility and enthusiasm Self confidence for communicating in English Accepting criticisms Correcting mistakes with kindness Search sources of information

20 H  Role play  Work in pairs  Exchange information  Match  Analysis  Individual development  Heuristic conversation  Observation  Watch the video

 Role play  Work in pairs  Exchange information  Match  Analysis  Individual development  Heuristic conversation

20 H


Listening/Pronunciation Working in group To listen conversations, an Correcting each other advertisement then choose the with kindness correct answers. To listen and distinguish the silent letters Speaking To generate spontaneous dialogues in pairs expressing opinion, preference and finding things in common, discussing facts Writing To write a sort paragraph about music and movies

 Observation  Watch the video

Inference details Intonation in questions Main idea details Inference details Main dea details Inference Reduction forms Rhythm of complex sentences Free speaking

AUDIO LABORAORY ACTIVITIES

Shopping International food Getting here World market Making a difference Personalities Youth culture Dreams

At the store Food and cultures Visiting Singapore It’s good business Helping the environment People are different Coming of age The meaning of dreams

Collaboration Respecting the others Act with honesty Work with perseverance Enthusiasm Punctuality Effort

SPEAKING PRACTICE

Free topics

Interact with native speakers

Self esteem Self-confidence for communicating in English

80 H TOTAL

5. Making projects that permitted apply the

Project 1 What kind of food do you and your classmates eat

Interview five of them and find out. Working in group Make a bar chart like the one

 Interview


English language useful in personal, public, occupational and educational domain. And each one is described in terms of location, institutions or organizations, persons, objects, events, operations and texts.

every day? Project 2 Imagine your school organizes a talent show and you are taking part doing something you are very good at (e.g. singing, dancing, playing a musical instrument) Project 3 Make a certificate/award for your best friend and write what makes him/her so special for you. Also, write his/her characteristics. Project 4 You are advertising a technological gadget (e.g. an iPod).

below and then write a paragraph with your findings. Write about your talent and draw Self working or stick pictures.

 Pictures  Drawing  Letters

Self esteem responsability

Self working  Pictures  Drawing designs

Stick a picture of the two of you together.

Self working Find a photo and information about it and make a list of its features.

 Pictures  Videos

TOTAL…………………………………….80H FINAL PRODUCT.-

Learners can clearly understand information and share information about culture and communication, actions to protect our planet, teen problems and people around the world, showing respect, creativity and self esteem  TO PASS THE EXAMS (KET - ISE O - TOEFEL 96-125)


IV. EVALUATION PLAN

WEIGHING UP SCORE Average GRADE 1 1 2

3

DOSSIER

GRADE 2 1 2

Module averages DOSSIER

70 % ( 7 marks) 30% ( 3 marks)

GRADE 3 FINAL EXAM ORAL PROJECT

30% ( 3 marks) 70 % ( 7 marks)

9.0 to 10.0 8.0 to 8.9 7.0 to 7.9 4.0 to 6.9

3

DOSSIER

GARDE 3 O.P F.T

Distinction- (Pass with merit) Credit- ( Pass) Pass – ( Narrow Fail) Fail

Specific Competence Learners can understand sentences and expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (basic family information, to go shopping, LOCAL geography, employment). Can communicate in a simple way in familiar topics and daily life. Can describe, in simple, terms, aspects about his / her preparation, the immediate environment and subjects if immediate necessity LEVEL

1

2

3

ACHIEVEMENT INDICATORS (BASED IN THE LEVES) To match the pictures with the words and check the answers. To differ countable and uncountable nouns, then complete the table Respecting likes and dislikes about the food

To discover the formation and use of the present progressive and simple present, to explain when we use why or because for answering. To understand the reading by looking at the pictures and predicting new words, Expressing needs and feelings. Showing interest To underline the unknown words read all the phrases and guess the meaning. To play the CD and hear conversations, To listen and distinguish the sounds / t /, / d /, / id /

INSTRUMENTS OF VALUATION  Reading texts and correct mistakes  Writing paragraphs about different topics  Dialogues in pairs  Questions, Texts  Listening for selecting information  Watching the video for selecting information  Reading texts and correct mistakes  Writing paragraphs about different topics  Dialogues in pairs  Questions, Tests  Listening for selecting information  Watching the video for selecting information  Reading texts and correct mistakes  Writing paragraphs about different topics  Dialogues in pairs  Questions, Texts


To generate dialogues in pairs about a  Listening for selecting information trip  Watching the video for selecting Recognizing the importance of the information English language  Reading texts and correct mistakes  Writing paragraphs about different topics  Dialogues in pairs 4  Questions  Listening for selecting information  Watching the video for selecting information  tests To apply English language use according  Grammar and Vocabulary the domains  Discourse Management 5  Pronunciation  Interactive Communication FINAL PRODUCT. Learners can understand sentences and expressions related to areas of immediate relevance (basic family information, to go shopping, LOCAL geography, employment). Can communicate in a simple way in familiar topics and daily life. Can describe, in simple, terms, aspects about his / her preparation, the immediate environment and subjects if immediate necessity To generate spontaneous dialogues in pairs about future event To write a short paragraph about plans for the weekend.. Self confidence for communicating in English Search sources of information

 TO PASS THE EXAMS (KET - ISE O - TOEFEL 96-125) TECHNIQUES AND INSTRUMENTS (suggested): Graphic organizers, investigation reports, folders. Portfolios: Observation: Interview: Test: Projects:

Teachers and students Observation Guide Interview Guides Questionnaire Innovative practices English language use


PROCESS OF VALUATION Application of: oneself-evaluation, co-evaluation, hetero-evaluation with evidences, using techniques and instruments to value competences. DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION FORMATIVE EVALUATION PERFORMING EVALUATION Achievement Indicators ( requirements)  Determine the level of vocabulary and knowledge grammar structures through a questionnaire.  Diagnose the level of fluency and correct pronunciation through a dialogue.

Evidences of procedure and attitude contents Identify basic vocabulary about food, celebration, vacation and our world. Discover the differences among present simple, present progressive, past and future tenses

Promotion They will be able to:  Identify vocabulary about food, celebrations, vacation, and our world. 

Compare grammar structures like: countable and uncountable nouns, would like, How much / many /, Regular and irregular verbs, Time expressions, Present, Past, Future Tenses, Prepositions, etc.

Express needs and feelings.  Read paragraphs to select general and specific information

To generate dialogues in pairs about different topics

 Listen the dialogues for specific information

Recognize the importance of the English language

Write short paragraphs about plans for the weekend, food, celebrations.

Understand the text and predict new word through reading.

Distinguish the different sounds as: /g/, /dz/, /n/, / ŋ /, / t /, / d /, / id / and silent letters.

To generate dialogues with satisfactory performance (speaking)

To write short paragraphs about trips, vacation.

Self confidence for communicating in English


V. TABLE OF INSTRUCTIVE GUIDES FOR AUTONOMOUS WORK

# GUIDE

ELEMENTS Element 1

1

2

3

4

To identify basic vocabulary and structures through listening, reading, speaking and writing about food and drink Element 2 To analyze the differences between present simple and present progressive through reading listening, speaking, and writing about dates, season, celebration and jobs. Element 3 To demonstrate by dialogues the development of linguistics skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) using the past tense and time expressions

Element 4

INSTRUCTIONS (INDICATIONS)  Develop the Workbook, Module 5.  Read and listen the CD-ROM which contains dialogues, stories texts and songs.  Prepare oral lessons in pairs each class about the last topic.  Develop the Workbook, Module 5.  Read and listen the CD-ROM which contains dialogues, stories texts and songs.  Prepare oral lessons in pairs each class about the last topic.

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 Develop the Workbook, Module 5.  Read and listen the CD-ROM which contains dialogues, stories texts and songs.  Prepare oral lessons in pairs each class about the last topic.

 

 Develop

the

Workbook,

RESOURCES FINAL PRODUCT Professor- students  To identify basic Student’s Book and vocabulary and Workbook. grammar structures CD-ROM, Tests CD, Class about food and drink CD, Laboratory. computer, infocus Internet, Videos Professor- students  Compare grammar Student’s Book and structures like: Workbook. countable and CD-ROM, Tests CD, Class uncountable nouns, CD, Laboratory. would like, How much computer, infocus / many /, Regular and Internet, Videos irregular verbs, Prepositions, etc. Professor- students  Understand the text Student’s Book and and predict new Workbook. words. CD-ROM, Tests CD, Class  Distinguish the CD, Laboratory. different sounds as:/ g computer, data projector /, / dz /, / n / / ŋ /, / t Internet, Videos /, / d /, / id / and silent letters.  To generate small dialogues with satisfactory performance. Professor- students  To generate dialogues

TIME 10H

10 H

10H

10H


To Apply the different ways of communication (listening, Reading, speaking and writing ) with satisfactory performance using future tenses and vocabulary about places and countries Element 5 Making projects that permitted apply the English language useful in personal, public, occupational and educational domain. And each one is described in terms of location, institutions or organizations, persons, objects, events, operations and texts

5

Module 5.  Read and listen the CD-ROM which contains dialogues, stories texts and songs.  Prepare oral lessons in pairs each class about the last topic.

 Student’s Book and Workbook.  CD-ROM, Tests CD, Class CD, Laboratory. computer, infocus  Internet, Videos

Project 1 What kind of food do you and your  Papers classmates eat every day?  Students Interview five of them and find out.  Data projector Make a bar chart like the one below and then write a paragraph with your findings. Project 2 Imagine your school organizes a  Pictures talent show and you are taking part  Posters doing something you are very good at (e.g. singing, dancing, playing a musical instrument) Write about your talent and draw or stick pictures. Project 3 Make a certificate/award for your  Drawing design best friend and write what makes  Computer software him/her so special for you. Also,  Pictures write his/her characteristics. Stick a picture of the two of you together.

with satisfactory performance and write short paragraphs about trips, vacation, food, celebrations. The students are able to 40H apply the English language skills development during the class (listening, speaking, reading, writing) in communication


Project 4 You are advertising a technological  Pictures gadget (e.g. an iPod).  Videos Find a photo and information about it and make a list of its features. TOTAL ………………………………………………80 H


VI. BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Elementary Book B : Student’s Book, Ss’ Work Book , Teacher’s book Oxford ESL Dictionary Oxford Practical English Usage Oxford Practice Grammar Live English Grammar Elementary Top Grammar Pre-intermediate Channel Grammar Hand Book Sample KET Exams-Cambridge Steven Brown. Active listening www.englishtown.com www.learnenglishfeelgodd.com http://records.viu.ca/~johnstoi/eng366/lectures/lectures.htm http://www.grammardoc.com/eng205/lect.htm http://www.miguelmllop.com/practice/intermediate/readingcomprehension/readingcompindex. htm (DIFFERENT READINGS) http://www.saberingles.com.ar/reading/index.html http://www.agendaweb.org/ (GRAMMAR IN CONTEXT) http://www.ilv.ucl.ac.be/gramlink-an/exercices/present/present14.htm (GRAMMAR ESERCISE) http://www.usingenglish.com/comprehension/23.html (ENGLISH READINGS) http://www.esoeonline.org/main-index/index-exercises/readingexs/elem/brightonemc.htm (READINGS WITH QUESTIONS LISTENINGS) http://www.agendaweb.org/verbs/present_progressive-exercises.html

www.profesordeingles.com www.clase.com www.lylabschool.com www.mmpubications

DIDACTIC RESOURCES:       

Student’s Book. Workbook. Audio CD, CD ROM Tests CD, Class CD Laboratory. Internet. Videos


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Music Board Markers Eraser Graphics Maps Clothes, school tools, products, etc. ( Things of the environment)

VII. EVIDENCES 7.1 STUDENTS’ ROLL N° 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 114 15 16 17 18 19 20

CAICEDO ORTIZ ANDREA ELIZABETH REVELO PAILLACHO JONATHAN PAUL RODRÍGUES VACA JÉFFERSON RAMIRO MORILLO AYALA ALICIA ALEJANDRA ARCOS DELGADO DAYANA GABRIELA MEJÍA AYALA LIZETH KATHERINE CHAPUEL YANDÚN JOHN FREDY ARELLANO CHUNGANÁ EVELYN KARINA ERAZO BOLAÑOS FREDY RAMIRO DE LA VEGA DELGADO RUTH MARITZA FIGUEROA MALTE MERCEDES ELIZABETH ROMO GUEVARA YESSENIA AMRIBEL ROMÁN TIRIRA GLORIA MARINA RIVADENEIRA SANTACRUZ DIANA CAROLINA POZO HAMORRO KARLA YESSENIA GUEPUD CUASTUMAL LUIS FERNANDO SARCHI CAMPAÑA MÓNICA ANABEL GUERRÓN CAIEDO JÉSSICA ALEJANDRA MEJÍA NAVARRO DORA ESEMRALDA RUBIO PAZ MARIA ALEJANDRA


7.2 ACADEMIC SCHEDULE

ACADEMIC SEMESTER OCTOBER 2011 - FEBRUARY 2012 UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA ESTATAL DEL CARCHI ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PROGRAM ACTIVITIES STARTING CLASS ENDING CLASS DELIVERY GRADES FIRST TERM GRADE SECOND TERM GRADE FINAL GRADE FAILURE EVALUATION DELIVERY FAILURE GRADES

DATES OCTOBER 2011 OCTOBER 3RD 2011 MARCH 2ND 2012

NOVEMBER 21ST 22ND JANUARY 12TH 13TH FEBRUARY 23TH 24TH FEBRUARY 28TH


7.3 CURRICULAR GRID

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY CURRICULUM

BASIC USER

INDEPENDENT USER

A

B

A1

A2

A2+

BEGININNG

INTERMEDIATE

INTERMEDIATE

LEVELS

I

A1.1 I

A1.2 II

A2.1 III

B1+

ADVANCED

II

A2.2 IV

A2.2.1 V

A2.2.2 VI

B1.1 VII

40 CREDITS THE PROGRAMM

5 CREDITS EACH LEVEL

80 HOURS CLASSES

80 HOURS AUTONOMY WORKING

TOTAL PROGRAMM HOURS 640 HOURS CLASSES 640 HOURS AUTONOMY WORKING

B1.2 VIII


7.4 CLASSES SCHEDULE PROFESSOR: Lic. Ivรกn Fuertes ENGLISH

SATURDAY MORNING

HOURS A WEEK

07H00 12H00

5

PROFICIENCY PROGRAM LEVEL 4TH

_______________________________ Msc . Ivรกn Fuertes English Professor

DELIVERY DATE: October 2011.


LEVL 4TH