Listening & Speaking Curricula Area


(Last updated: May 16, 2011)

Note:
1. All of the files are in Microsoft Word format (.doc), which can be viewed and edited by Word 97 or above. There are some pdf files too.
2. Targeted levels are given for each material, but some of them can be modified and adapted to a different level.
3. To donate materials, please contact Tsui-Ping Cheng. Thank you.

Important Announcements

Content

Date

Getting Started

To teachers continuing in Listening/Speaking

To teachers new or coming back to Listening/Speaking

12/21/06

 

Semester Planning

Category

Description

Date

Curriculum Related Documents

Listening & Speaking Curriculum Philosophy

This is the curriculum philosophy statement of the Listening & Speaking curriculum area

11/20/03

Listening & Speaking Level Separation Chart

This chart tells how ELI 70 and 80) are related (or separated).

8/24/04

Listening & Speaking Goals and Objectives

This is the Goals and Objectives, and Course descriptions for ELI 70 and 80.

11/20/03

Syllabus Templates

Syllabus Template for 70

Syllabus Template for 80

 

 

Please use this template to create your syllabi. There have been updates on some boilerplates (e.g. on plagiarism, projects, student learning outcomes, etc.), so continuing GAs should also have a look.

12/15/10

Syllabi and Calendars

Latest Syllabi & Calendars

Syllabi, Annotated Syllabi, and Calendars of Fall 2005 to latest

12/15/10

Archives

Archives of Old Syllabi and Calendars

Syllabi, Annotated Syllabi, and Calendars of Spring 2005 and before

9/30/06

 

 

Housekeeping

 

Category

Description

Date

Midterm Evaluation

Examples of evaluation forms and teacher self-reflection form

12/16/10

Needs Analysis/Learner Autonomy

Examples of student input form and background information sheet

12/21/06

Listening and speaking links

Useful websites (send your favorite links!)

05/13/11

Others

Ice breakers, on-campus resources, in-house material list, WebCT, textbook answer keys, etc.

05/11/11

 

 

Major Projects for Both 70 and 80

 

Category

Note

Date

Listening and Note-Taking

Materials for listening exercise, listening projects, note-taking materials, online materials

05/11/11

Individual & Group Presentation

IMPORTANT!  Teachers of ELI 80 are strongly encouraged to implement "Process approach to GPS" that was developed by Arganbright and Chang in Fall 2003 (the guideline is available here).

12/15/10

Discussion Circle Leading

Discussion circle guideline, description of leader and participants, common discussion problems, discussion feedback forms, useful discussion language. 

03/17/10

Expert Interview

IMPORTANT!  If you plan to assign the Expert Interview Project, please see the Expert Interview Project Boilerplate.

05/11/11

Pronunciation

Pronunciation project, discussion on pronunciation, major features of English pronunciation

12/15/10

Vocabulary and Idiom

 

02/24/10

 

Research on Listening & Speaking

Category

Description

Date

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Readings related to Listening and Speaking in PDF format

05/16/11


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