English Language Course

ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The English Language course in Dubai is a perfect understanding of grammatical language with an effective usage of timing or tenses in conversation and day to day interactions to get command over self-description, putting and answering to the situational questions, learning an art of explaining ideas along with improvement of accent, word sounds, formal and informal language besides.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective of English Language Course is to develop the students’ general capacity to a level that enables them to use English language in their professional and academic environment. The students learn to pronounce, read and write. They acquire their knowledge of fundamental grammatical structures and functions (e.g. sentence types, tenses, voice, parts of speech, word order, expressing possibility, obligation, necessity, prohibition, criticism; expressing preferences, making assumptions; asking for/ refusing/giving permission; making offers, suggestions, etc.) They acquire their fundamental vocabulary to fulfill the above mentioned functions in roles, topics and discussions. At Bright Future Training Institute the students are taught to be able to converse on different topics (people, jobs, places to visit, festivals/celebrations, disasters/accidents, eating habits, sports/hobbies, environment, education, entertainment, transport, crime, etc.). In Spoken English course the students learn to understand spoken language. Listening texts include monologues and interacting speakers. They are taught to focus on understanding the gist, the main points, look for detail or specific information, and deduce the meaning. The students are offered adapted/instructional reading material and are encouraged to learn to use different strategies for different reading purposes: identifying the main points in a text, looking for detail, locating specific information in a text, understanding a text structure, etc. The students are expected to learn to produce written texts of various types: formal / informal / transactional letters, argumentative essays (expressing opinions, for and against), narration (story writing), memoranda and notes.

THE WRITING MODULE

The objective of English Language Writing module is to develop the students’ writing skills to enable them to respond to input applying information to a specified task, to elicit, to select, to summarize information in essays (160- 250 words):

A- THE BASIC AND ADVANCE GRAMMAR STRUCTURE.
B- THE GRAMMATICAL RANGES.
C- MAKING UP GRAMMAR BASED NOTES IN CLASS ROOM.
D- WRITING ON RANDOM TOPICS.
E- LEXICAL RESOURCE.
F- CONNOTATION.
G- COHERENCE.

THE SPEAKING MODULE

The objective of English Language Speaking module is to develop the students’ speaking skills to enable them to use general, social and professional language (within the framework of Breakthrough level):

H- ORAL PRESENTATION
I- PRONOUNCIATION AND WORD SOUNDS
J- SPEAKING OF COMMON ROUTINE
K- SITUATIONAL SPEAKING.
L- GROUP DISCUSSION
M- IMPROVEMENT OF BODY LANGUAGE
N- FORMAL AND INFORMAL LANGUAGE

THE READING MODULE

The objective of English Language Reading module is to develop the students’ reading skills to enable them to skim an adapted text for main idea, to scan an adapted text for specific information, to interpret an adapted text for inferences:

O- Skimming & scanning
P- Detailed reading
Q- Guessing unknown words from context
R- Understanding text organization
S- Recognizing argument and counter-argument
T- Distinguishing between main information and supporting detail
U- Fact and opinion, hypothesis versus evidence; summarizing and note-taking

THE LISTENING MODULE

The objective of English Language Listening module is to develop the students’ listening skills to enable them to understand and apply specific information from the input. V- General comprehension (listening for gist, listening for detailed information, evaluating the importance of information). W- Lectures (identifying the topic and main themes, identifying relationships among major ideas, comprehending key information).

THE BASIC GRAMMAR CLASS

1- PRACTICAL USE OF GRAMMAR:

A. Basic use of is, Am, Are, Has, Have, Had, (Is, Am, Are)to, (Has, Have, Had)to
B. Present Tense
C. Past Tense
D. Future Tense
E. Use of auxiliary verbs (Would, Should, Could)
F. Conditional Sentences.
G. Causative Sentences.

CORRECT USE OF:

H. Nouns
I. Pronouns
J. Verbs
K. Adjective
L. Adverb
M. Preposition
N. Conjunction
O. Articles
P. Interjection

2- SOUNDS AND PRONUNCIATION

Q. The beginning sounds of words.
R. The Ending sounds of words.
S. C- The Contraction.
T. D- The Pronunciation.

3- DAILY SPEAKING PRESENTATION

U. Introductions.
V. Greetings.
W. Brief meetings. (At home, with friends, in office, in the market).
X. Daily routine.
Y. Likings & disliking.
Z. Weathers.

THE ADVANCE LANGUAGE CLASS

A. Learning the sounds of the words. (Beginning Sounds and Ending Sounds).
B. Learning the contraction.
C. Improvement of pronunciation.
D. Lexical resource.
E. Frequently confused words.
F. Frequently misused words.
G. Phrases, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, phrasal verbs and adjectives.
H. General vocabulary for certain occasions.
I. Improvement of body language.

DESCRIPTIONS:

J. Describing your personality- to give an effective introduction of yourself.
K. Describing a situation- providing artistic information about a place, city or building.
L. Describing hobbies- cohesive briefing of a hobby with necessary details.
M. Describing parties or incidents- learning an art to describe an incident good or bad.
N. Describing likes and dislikes- quite personal subjective and objective feelings about eating
or wearing habits, choice of profession, family relations and leisure and pleasures and
other unavoidable social activities and personal reflections.

CONVERSATIONS:

A. Topic speaking- daily presentation before the class to speak on a given topic and
thereafter answering to the follow up questions from the class.
B. Group Discussion.
C. Specific and organized conversation in a group of people.

PRESENTATONS:

A. Introductions.
B. Greetings.
C. Brief meetings. (At home, with friends, in office, in the market).
D. Daily routine.
E. Likings.
F. Disliking.
G. Weathers.
H. Future plans.
I. Hobbies.
J. Professions.
K. Interview.
L. Writing on the topics. (On daily basis).
M. Oral presentation before the class. (On daily basis).

Learn the art of English Language from the linguistic experts.

THE ADVANCE LANGUAGE CLASS

A. Learning the sounds of the words. (Beginning Sounds and Ending Sounds).
B. Learning the contraction.
C. Improvement of pronunciation.
D. Lexical resource.
E. Frequently confused words.
F. Frequently misused words.
G. Phrases, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, phrasal verbs and adjectives.
H. General vocabulary for certain occasions.
I. Improvement of body language.

DESCRIPTIONS:

J. Describing your personality- to give an effective introduction of yourself.
K. Describing a situation- providing artistic information about a place, city or building.
L. Describing hobbies- cohesive briefing of a hobby with necessary details.
M. Describing parties or incidents- learning an art to describe an incident good or bad.
N. Describing likes and dislikes- quite personal subjective and objective feelings about eating
or wearing habits, choice of profession, family relations and leisure and pleasures and
other unavoidable social activities and personal reflections.

CONVERSATIONS:

A. Topic speaking- daily presentation before the class to speak on a given topic and
thereafter answering to the follow up questions from the class.
B. Group Discussion.
C. Specific and organized conversation in a group of people.

PRESENTATONS:

A. Introductions.
B. Greetings.
C. Brief meetings. (At home, with friends, in office, in the market).
D. Daily routine.
E. Likings.
F. Disliking.
G. Weathers.
H. Future plans.
I. Hobbies.
J. Professions.
K. Interview.
L. Writing on the topics. (On daily basis).
M. Oral presentation before the class. (On daily basis).
Learn the art of English Language from the linguistic experts.

Muhammad Fahid