IE 091A: Listening & Speaking 1
Focuses on developing listening and speaking skills through listening for syllable stress, recognizing word boundaries and reduced forms of speech, and listening for opinions. Speech is developed through role plays, targeted vocabulary, surveys, and asking ‘5-W’ and follow-up questions.
IE 091B: Reading, Writing & Study Skills 1
Students are trained in pre-reading and active reading skills such as questioning, predicting, sequencing, and cause and effect. Producing well developed sentences is the focus of writing, while paragraph writing is introduced.
IE 092A: Listening & Speaking 2
Students gain listening skills such as listening for a speaker’s attitude, word recognition, understanding directions, following sequences and understanding cause and effect. Speaking skills include expressing opinions, participating in panel discussions, describing steps in a process, and making suggestions.
IE 092B: Reading, Writing & Study Skills 2
Focuses on developing reading, writing, and study skills, as well as critical thinking skills such as analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating. Using context to understand unfamiliar words, making charts to organize information, summarizing skills, taking notes, and identifying author’s purpose are skills taught to develop reading ability. Topic sentence writing, prewriting skills, and writing of paragraphs of different genres are the writing focus.
IE 093A: Listening & Speaking 3
Develops listening and speaking skills through listening for intonation, phrases, distinguishing fact from opinion, and figurative expressions. The focus of development for speaking skills includes the use of idioms, intonation to convey meaning, methods of introduction in a presentation, giving explanations using reasons, tag questions, and modals. Skills for gaining information from an academic lecture are introduced.
IE 093B: Reading, Writing & Study Skills 3
Reading, writing, and study skills are increased through training in scanning, reading for gist, and utilizing headings, footnotes, photos and other extra-textual material for gaining understanding. Writing paragraphs of different genres is introduced and practiced. Beginning essay skills are introduced.
IE 094A: Listening & Speaking 4
Focuses on developing listening and speaking skills. Specifically, students are trained in how to take notes in an academic lecture, using notes to prepare for tests, and what to listen for in informal classroom interviews. Participation in classroom discussions and formal presentation skills are also taught.
IE 094B: Reading, Writing & Study Skills 4
Students learn how to read academic texts, how to think critically about what has been read, strategies for vocabulary development, techniques for note-taking, and test preparation methodologies. Essay writing is developed and practiced.
IE 095A: Listening & Speaking 5
Focuses on developing listening and speaking skills through brainstorming, thinking critically about a topic and then stating your opinion, and participating in active classroom discussions. Listening for stressed words, vocal cues, opinions, and drawing inferences are taught.
IE 095B: Reading, Writing & Study Skills 5
Focuses on developing reading, writing, and study skills. Main reading skills presented are personalizing the text, skimming, increasing reading speed, and reading for details as well as main ideas. Writing skills include using passive voice, linking ideas in a text, and writing several genres of essay.