Begin with CCVC phonics

Unit 1: Greetings

 

  • Topic: Greetings & Self-introductions Dialogue
  • Communication Objectives: This lesson will teach kids to introduce themselves and greet people the first time they meet.  Watch the dialogue and learn.
  • Language Objectives: To learn to use expressions related to self-introductions and greeting someone for the first time.

 Sentence Structures:

  • What's your name?
  • My name is Rita.
  • I'm Bob.
  • Nice to meet you, Bob.
  • Nice to meet you too, Rita

 

  • Topic: Greetings & Self-introductions Lesson Grammar & Vocabulary
  • Vocabulary:  nice, meet, you, what, is, name, Rita, Bob, Mary
  • Grammar:  Learn the question form 'What is..' to ask about a person's name. You will also learn another way of telling someone your name. Kids will also learn to  use contractions which is more natural in spoken English.

 

  • My name is Mary. I'm Mary.
  • My name is Rita. /I'm Rita.

Contractions:

  • I'm Bob. / I am Bob.
  • I'm Patrick. / I am Patrick.

Question Format

  • What is...? / What is your name?
  • What's...? / What's your name? (contracted form)

Adjective & verbs in greeting:

  • Nice  / Nice(adj.) to meet(verb) you.

Unit 2: First day at school

 

  • Topic: First Day at School
  • Communication Objectives: This lesson will help kids review basic greetings and also teach kids how to introduce friends. It will also teach learners how to express a need.
  • Language Objectives: Learn to use expressions to greet, help a lost person and introduce a friend to another.

 

  • Sentence Structures:
    • Good morning, Bob.
    • How are you today?
    • I'm fine, thanks.
    • Do you need any help?
    • I'm looking for Class 3A.
    • This is my friend, Bob.
    • Bob is our new classmate.
  • Vocabulary:  classmate, looking, class, morning, same, friend

 

  • Topic: First day in School
  • Vocabulary:  Class, looking, fine
  • Grammar:  This lesson will help kids learn to use more contractions in everyday dialogue. It is an addition to previous lessons.

 Contractions:

  • I'm looking for class 3 A. / I am looking for class 3 A.
  • I'm fine, thanks./ I am fine, thanks.

Unit 3: Birthday

 

  • Topic: How old is your friend?
  • Communication Objectives: Children will learn to use more expressions when talking about age and birth days.
  • Language Objectives: To learn new expressions to ask and answer questions about your age and the age of others.

 Sentence Structures:

  • Are you six years old, Patrick?
  • Yes, I am.
  • How old are you, Bob?
  • I'm almost six.
  • How old is Rita?
  • She's four.
  • You are four.

 

  • Topic: Birthday and asking about age.
  • Vocabulary:  numbers 1 - 10, old, almost, six, how
  • Grammar:  Learn the question format 'How old are...?/How old is...?' to ask about a person's age.  This lesson will also introduce a non-question word, format for asking about age and contractions. Kids will also learn to use the verb 'to be' with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd-person singular.

 Question Word Questions:

  • How old are you, Bob?
  • How old is Lisa?

Non-question Word Question:

  • Are you six years old?

Contractions:

  • I'm four. / I am four.  
  • She's four. / She is four.

1st, 2nd and 3rd-person singular with verb 'to be' in the present tense:

  • I am four. (1st person singular)
  • Your are  four. (2nd person singular)
  • She is four. (3rd  person singular)

Unit 4: Colors

 

  • Topic: Colors description dialogue
  • Communication Objectives: Children will learn to describe things using colors. They will learn the necessary words and expressions used when description thinks. They will also learn to express preference for colors.
  • Language Objectives:  to learn to use adjectives of color to describe things and to express 'like' for different colors.

 Sentence Structures:

  • This peach is pink.
  • What's your favorite color?
  • I like green.
  • Mary likes purple.
  • Those oranges are not yellow. They are orange.

 

  • Topic: My favorite colors
  • Vocabulary:  yellow, red, orange, green, purple, pink, apple, like, favorite
  • Grammar:  This lesson on color will focus on expressing color preferences using adjectives of color. An adjective describes a noun - therefore colors are adjectives used to describe things (a yellow banana - What's yellow? A banana. The lesson also teaches learners how to use the verb 'to like' in the 3rd-person singular

 Adjectives(colors) Nouns (fruits):

  • a green(adj.)  apple (noun)
  • purple (adj.)  grapes (noun)
  • an orange (adj.)  orange (noun)  
  • a pink (adj.)  peach (noun)  

First-Person Singular:

  • What color do  you like?
  • like purple.

Third Person Singular:

  • What color does she like?
  • She likes purple.
  • Mary likes purple.

Unit 5: Counting 1 to 10

 

  • Topic: counting one to ten
  • Communication Objectives: This lesson will teach kids to count from 1 - 10 and to ask to give information about numbers.
  • Language Objectives: To learn to use numbers to describe things. This lesson will also help kids learn to ask questions about numbers using the 'How many..?' question format.

 Sentence Structures:

  • How many ducks can you see?
  • I can see many ducks.
  • Let's count them.
  • There are seven ducks.

 

  • Topic: Learning to count from one to ten.
  • Vocabulary:  numbers - one, two, three, four, five, six, to ten, ducks
  • Grammar:  Numbers tend to function as adjectives which are used to describe things, especially when we ask using a description prompting question format ' How many..?' If we ask 'How many..?' we want a number description of the noun. We are also suggesting that the noun can be counted. We will also look at plural and singular forms of nouns. Usually we add 's' to turn nouns into plural form but it can be trickier with a few nouns as we will see.

 Numbers & Countable Nouns

  • one apple / five  apples

Noun Plurals ending with 'S':

  • one pig / two pigs/ three pigs
  • one apple / two apples/ three apples

Plurals of Nouns Ending with 'ch/sh/x/s/' Add 'es':

  • one peach / two peaches/ three peaches
  • one dish / two dishes/ three dishes
  • one fox/ two foxes/ three foxes
  • one bus / two buses/ three buses

Plural Nouns that Change the Vowel

  • mouse / mice
  • foot / feet 

Unit 6: Farm animals

 

  • Topic: Let's talk about farm animals
  • Communication Objectives: Children will learn to describe animals on the farm and express preferences.
  • Language Objectives:  To learn to ask and answer yes or no questions using animals on the farm vocabulary.

 Sentence Structures:

  • That's not horse.
  • It's a donkey.
  • Do you have any sheep?
  • Yes, I do.
  • I like horses.
  • I don't like these geese.
  • I like cats and dogs.

 

  • Topic: Farm animals lesson
  • Vocabulary:  donkey, horse, chickens, sheep, goose, dog, cow, cat
  • Grammar:  This lesson on farm animals, mostly using the nouns in plural form.  The lesson teaches responses to 'yes' or 'no' questions.

 Vowel Changing Noun Plurals:

  • a  goose/ two geese/ three geese

Do you like geese?
Noun plurals that do not change spelling

  • a  sheep/ two sheep/ three sheep

Close-ended question

  • Do you like geese?
  • Yes, I do.
  • No, I don't

Begin with phonics and basic words reading.

Unit 7: Fruits

 

  • Topic: Fruit Market
  • Communication Objectives: Students will learn to talk about fruits.
  • Language Objectives:  To learn to ask and answer questions using fruit vocabulary.

 Sentence Structures:

  • I want two apples.
  • What fruits do you like?
  • I like oranges.


  • Topic: Fruits Lesson
  • Vocabulary:  apples, peaches, oranges, watermelon, mango
  • Grammar:  In this lesson we will learn to use the names of fruits in plural form. We will also learn to use the articles 'a' before nouns beginning with consonants and 'an' for nouns beginning with vowels.

 Articles 'a' / 'an':

  • a  peach , a  watermelon ,
  • an  orange , an  apple

Unit 8: Body parts

 

  • Topic: Body parts dialogue
  • Communication Objectives: To learn to talk about body parts.
  • Language Objectives:  To learn to describe parts of the body using basic adjectives.

 Sentence Structures:

  • It has two big eyes.
  • Your monkey has a small nose.
  • It has short legs.

 

  • Topic: Body parts sentences 
  • Vocabulary:  eyes, ears, nose, arm, mouth, foot, toes
  • Grammar:  We will learn adjectives to describe parts of the body. An adjective describes a noun. Body part nouns can be described by adjectives - long, short,

 Adjectives:

  • long arms
  • short legs
  • big eyes
  • small eyes

Auxiliary Verb 'to have' in Present Simple, 1st, 2nd, 3rd person singular and plural

  • I have big eyes.
  • You have big eyes.
  • He  has big eyes.
  • We have big eyes.
  • You have big eyes.
  • They have big eyes

Unit 9: Family

 

  • Topic: Family members short dialogue
  • Communication Objectives: To learn to talk about members of a family.
  • Language Objectives:  To learn to describe members of the family and what they do.

 Sentence Structures:

  • It's my family photo.
  • Is that you?
  • Is this your sister?
  • Who is this?
  • My mother is a teacher.
  • My father is a dentist.

 

  • Topic: Family members sentences and words
  • Vocabulary:  father, mother, sister, brother, grandpa, grandma, dentist, teacher
  • Grammar:  This lesson focuses on close ended questions with demonstrative pronouns (this/these) and questions with the question word 'Who' for asking about people.

 Close ended questions & Demonstrative pronouns:

  • Is this your father (close ended question format)
  • Are these your parents (close ended question format)
  • This  is my father.

Demonstrative Pronouns (Plural/Singular)
This/These/That

Unit 10: This/These/That/Those

 

  • Topic: This, that, These, Those & School Supplies Dialogue
  • Communication Objectives: To learn to ask about one or many things. The lesson will use a school supplies vocabulary to build sentences.
  • Language Objectives:  To learn to use demonstrative pronouns in plural and singular forms to ask about one or more things. In doing this, learners will learn school materials and stationery vocabulary.

 Sentence Structures:

  • What's this?
  • It's a pen.
  • What's that?
  • It's an eraser.
  • What are these?
  • They're crayons.
  • Are those crayons, too?

 

  • Topic: Demonstrative pronouns - this, that, those, these and School Supplies
  • Vocabulary:  crayons, pencils, ruler, eraser, draw, write, pen, sharpener, notebook, pencil box, backpack
  • Grammar:  This lesson focuses on using demonstrative pronouns in sentences and questions. We will also learn to ask and answer questions using contractions.

 We use demonstrative pronouns to ask about things that are near or at a distance from the speaker.

Demonstrative pronouns singular

  • This: What's this?  ( for singular objects  that are near)
  • This: What's this?  ( for singular objects that are at a distance)

Demonstrative pronouns plural

  • These: What are these?  ( for plural objects  that are near)
  • Those: What are those?  ( for plural objects that are at a distance)

Unit 11: Toys

 

  • Topic: Toys and Prepositions of Place
  • Communication Objectives: To learn to talk about the positions of things in a room.
  • Language Objectives:  To learn to use at least five prepositions of place to give information on the whereabouts of objects in a room.

 Sentence Structures:

  • Where is my teddy bear?
  • Is it under the bed?
  • Is it on the shelf?
  • It's behind the TV. 
  • It's not in my school bag.

 

  • Topic: Prepositions of place and toys vocabulary lesson.
  • Vocabulary:  teddy bear, robot, car, ball, balloon, block
  • Grammar:  This lesson focuses on the use of prepositions of place (in, on, under,  next to, behind) to talk about the locations of things. We will also look at a few new contractions.

 Prepositions of Place in Sentences

  • in the box
  • under the box
  • next to the box
  • behind the box
  • in front of the box 
  • on the box

Contractions:

  • Where's...? / Where is...?  
  • What's your...? / What is your...? 
  • No it isn't. / No, it is not.
  • I don't like. / I do not like.

Process

Time

 

The lesson is around 45 minutes.

Emphasis on the phonics (2 minutes)

Revision of the preceding unit (10 minutes)

New content (10 minutes)

Practice (10 minutes)

Worksheet (8 minutes)

Homework preparation (5 minutes)

Worksheet

Worksheet will be based on the reading comprehension. The students will also start producing small essay of 20 words. The homework will be a recap of the preceding units which are really important for the progression of the students. We have to make sure that the students are comfortable with the level 1,2 and 3 contents.

Evaluation

As usual, 75% should be understand before the next level. A specific evaluation should also be made for the phonics and the writing. The students should be able to write, read and understand the main vocabulary of level 1,2 and 3.