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Advanced Conversation Vol.1 English course

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Finn Jones

Speak English

From United Kingdom

has taught 369 sessions.

大家好! 我是Finn,來自英國,我在台灣擁有教師資格,目前定居於美國。 我是一位英語母語者,會流利的普通話。我有一口“標準”英國口音(接收發音),但必要時我也可以降低。 我在實體教室教ESL約6年,有3年的線上教學經驗。我相信在全英語環境中的結構學習是一種方式。 除了紮實的課程,我也想在課程中介紹文化、歷史背景、西方幽默和時事。畢竟這些元素被低估了,但這關乎語言的理解。與我一起學習英語就像在海外旅行! 讓我們輕鬆學習,事半功倍。 如果你尋求實際的互動或客制化課...

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Information of the Courses

  • Language Levels

    Intermediate 1 - Advanced 1


    Can give a prepared straightforward presentation on a familiar topic within his/her field.

  • What Will I Learn?

    A mix of Historic Events, Business Matters, Health Matters, Mini-Debate and occasional Holiday & Events of teacher’s or student’s choice. The stable lessons are listed below.

Introduction

Historic Events lessons are based on life-changing events and news stories that have captivated the world. Each lesson includes a two-page reading on the history and significance of the event as well as comprehension questions, vocabulary development tasks, and discussion questions.

Business Matters lesson plan provides high-level readings and discussion topics for Business English students. The topics are about real-life issues and cases in the modern business world. The lessons include comprehension questions, pair jigsaw readings, vocabulary development tasks, and group assignments.

Health Matters lessons are based on modern topics about healthy living and are centred around magazine-style lists. After reading and discussing the passage, students are invited to create their own related lists. Lessons include quotes for discussion and role-play activities.

Mini-Debates contain readings based on hot topics from the news. Lessons include warm-up questions, a reading, vocabulary development tasks, and two statements for debate. Mini-debates are useful for exam prep classes where students must learn to speak or write opinions on both sides of an issue.

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

  • All materials are provided by instructor. Students have the option of preview upon request.

Who is your target student?

  • Intermediate to advanced learners who are interested in improving language proficiency and polishing up language skills.

At the end of your course, students will be able to…

  • Be able to utilise the new vocabulary
  • Be able to express point of views fluently
  • Improve general language skills
  • Have better understanding of grammar and western culture

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1: Historic Events: The Titanic

  • Lesson 2: Historic Events: Brexit, Fukushima Disaster

  • Lesson 3: Business Matters: Artificial Intelligence

  • Lesson 4: Business Matters: Credit Cards, Loans, and Debt

  • Lesson 5: Health Matters: E-Cigarettes

  • Lesson 6: Health Matters: Organic Food

  • Lesson 7: Mini-Debates: Advertising to Children

  • Lesson 8: Mini-Debates: Cheating

  • Lesson 9: Holiday & Events: Father's Day

  • Lesson 10: Holiday & Events: Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Purchasing notice:

  • The duration of a trial session is about 25 minutes.
  • The duration of a private session is about 50 minutes.

Instructions:

  • Enter the website 10 minutes before the class starts. Click “Calendar” on the function bar, find the class, click “Go to class”, and then you will be in the classroom on ZOOM!
  • If you haven’t downloaded ZOOM, the system will direct you to download it when you first click “Go to class”.
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  • In order to have a successful class experience, we suggest you use a microphone or headphones/microphone combination, and ensure that your network is stable prior to the class. You may also use a high-definition video camera (optional).
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