Introduction to ESL

Introduction to ESL
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Learning another language is vital for success in today’s world, whether you need to communicate in the workplace or are traveling. This course provides an introduction to the English language. Our course aims to teach basic English vocabulary, grammar, literacy, and conversation skills to individuals with little or no knowledge of the English language. We will cover the proper ways to structure sentences and communicate in a conversational way to others.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall basic English greetings and their correct responses
  • Identify correct verb phrases and tenses
  • Recognize basic English sentence structure
  • Identify how to engage in dialogue scenarios

Introduction to ESL Module 1 
Meeting People, Habits, Customs and Routines

Module one focuses on meeting people, talking about family, and how to introduce someone to another person. We will look at the six steps to meeting someone. Other items of interest include the reading process and writing a complete sentence.

  • Meeting and Greeting people
  • Introductions
  • BE Verb
  • Adjectives and adverbs
  • Simple Present Verb Tense

Introduction to ESL Module 2 
Food Shopping, Restaurants and Getting Around Town

Module two focuses on the vocabulary and verbs for getting around town and eating out at a restaurant.  It includes vocabulary necessary to order from a menu and provides directions on how to get around in the community.

  • Talking About What People Are Doing
  • Eating at a Restaurant
  • Giving and Getting Directions
  • Present Progressive Verb Tense
  • Asking WH Question

Introduction to ESL Module 3 
Recreation, Hobbies and Making Friends

Module three focuses on talking about what you did in the past, for example what you did over the weekend. It will also include conversations on how to meet and make new friends.  Areas of interest will be with hobbies and recreation.

  • Time Expressions In the Past
  • How to Make Friends and Have a Conversation
  • Spending Time with Friends
  • Simple Past Verb Tense
  • Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns

Introduction to ESL Module 4
Health, Medicine, Shopping and Clothing

Module four focuses on what to do when you are sick.  It includes dialogue on how to describe your symptoms and illness to the doctor. Other areas of interest are vocabulary for shopping at a clothing store.

  • Consulting a Doctor
  • Talking about Clothes
  • Present Perfect Progressive Tense
  • Future Verb Tense
  • Object Pronouns

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.