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Paul Sparks, Sino-Canadian International College, Guangxi University, Nanning.
Plans for "Watch, Listen & Speak"
Listening & Speaking, Course Outline
In Class Test No.1 =
In Class Test No.2 =
Assignment No.1 (Group
Presentation) = 10%
Assignment No.2 = 10%
Homework = 5%
Attendance = 5%
Mid-Term Exam = 15%
Final Exam = 30%
Course Description: “Watch, Listen and
Speak” has been designed to improve individual ability to communicate
effectively in a variety of situations. This course will demonstrate how
English should be adapted for various situations. This course will be based
around oral English, using discussion and debate to analyse how the English
language can be used effectively. Listening and vocabulary are integrated
within the course. Role-play and group activities will be used regularly.
Supplementary resources will be used throughout the course in addition to
the textbook. Assignments should be submitted on A4 size paper or on floppy
disk, they should be typed using “Microsoft Word” only, hand written
work will not be accepted.
Objectives: By the end of this course students
will be able to:
Use a variety of methods to improve speaking and listening.
● Distinguish the difference between direct and
● Apply appropriate English to various situations.
● Improve pronunciation.
Tapestry Listening and Speaking 3 Textbook.
● Video clips, movies and other visual media.
● Tapes, Cd’s and other audio material.
● Lesson handouts.