COC ESL 400 Evening Spring Trimester 2014 Block 2 Week 1 Recap (Lessons 1 – 4 / 28 Apr – 1 May 2014)

Core

NorthStar: Listening and Speaking, Level 4

We began Unit 1 of NorthStar 4 and used both the Second and Third Editions. In the 2nd Ed. we worked through pages 1 – 7 and in the 3rd Ed. we did pages 1 – 4 as well as Exercise 1 on page 10.

Lab Work

Students did the first 3 exercises from ESL 101: American English, a Saylor course.

News Hour

We listened to, read and discussed these 2 articles from Breaking News English.com:

  1. Tourist Deported for Buddha Tattoo (25th April, 2014)
  2. Teachers cyber-bullied by students and parents (27th April, 2014)

Daily Recaps

  1. Mon 28 Apr – Lesson 1
  2. Tue 29 Apr – Lesson 2
  3. Wed 30 Apr – Lesson 3