CANG 9111 et CANG 9211 _ B2 _ Speaking & Listening
Do you understand English when you read it, but not when you hear it? Do you have trouble saying exactly what you mean when you speak in English? Then this class is for you!
Content & methodology
The exercises are inspired by C1 Advanced exam questions, and are designed to take you from a B2 speaking level to a C1 speaking level.
You will be in groups of maximum 8 students.
Each week there will be:
- solo, pair, and group speaking exercises
- a different pronunciation point to practice
- idiomatic expressions for colloquial and professional English
- listening exercises in class and for homework
You will be exposed to a range of different English accents from all around the world, and you will be taught different listening techniques.
| ||Main topic||Pronunciation point|
|Class 1||Expressing yourself in an inexact way||Sound and spelling; ea, ee and ie|
|Class 2||Giving advice||Emphatic stress|
|Class 3||Paraphrasing and summarising||Consonant groups across two words|
|Class 4||Being tactful in formal discussions||Homophones in words and connected speech|
|Class 5||Recalling and speculating||Main stress|
|Class 6||Organising a presentation||Tone in comment phrases|
|Class 7||Negotiating||Intonation in implied questions|
|Class 8||Dealing with conflict||Sound and spelling: foreign words in English|
|Class 9||Turn-taking||Tone in question tags|
|Class 10||Final speaking exam|| |
|Class 11||Final presentations|| |
| ||assessment||25%||class quizzes|
|50%||final exams||25%||final speaking exam (in groups of two or three)|
| || ||25%||final presentation (solo)|