Weeks 3-4

12 Week Language Program

Select one of the following lessons.

 

Lesson 31 - Understand a description of a simple market scene

Materials

Methods

Picture or drawing of market scene and items including things like:
Produce
Shops
Buyers
Sellers
Baskets

Association

 

Lesson 32 - Market actions

Materials

Methods

Picture of items or toys to use with market scene to describe when saying things like:
The woman is buying vegetables.
The man is selling fruit.

TPR
Picture Description
Substitution

 

Lesson 33 - Days of the week

Materials

Picture or display of days of the week

Methods

Association

 

Lesson 34 - Intro to time

Materials

Methods

Association

TPR

Clock or watch with numbers and hands

 

Lesson 35 - Practice telling time

Materials

What time is it?

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 36 - Daily routine using time

Materials

What did you do this morning?
I woke up at 7:30 am.
I read my Bible for 30 minutes.
I took at shower at 8:00 am.

Methods

Procedure

 

Lesson 37 - Make an appointment

Materials

See you Thursday at noon.

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 38 - Describe a simple familiar picture

Materials

A picture that is simple and familiar to you

Methods

Picture Description – Describe a picture to your language helper.  Your helper may ask questions to help you with the description.  Have your helper describe it back to you. 

 

Lesson 39 - Describe of a picture of Jesus healing the paralytic (Mark 2:1-12) 

Materials

Picture of Jesus healing the paralytic

Methods

Picture Description

 

Lesson 40 - Make requests

Materials

May I go with you?
May I come tomorrow?
Please let me sit down.
Please let me read.

Methods

Substitution

 

Lesson 41 - Getting something fixed or serviced

Materials

Please fix my lamp.
What is wrong with it?
It is broken.
It does not work.

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 42 - Utilities or cell phone set-up

Materials

I need to turn on electricity at my office.
What is your address?
Do you have a previous account?
No I just rented the office today.

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 43 - Opening a bank account

Materials

I need to open a bank account.
May I see your passport?
How much do you want to deposit?

Methods

Roleplay 

 

Lesson 44 - Months of the year

Materials

Calendar of months

Methods

Association

 

Lesson 45 - Special days of the year

Materials

Methods

Birthdays
Special holidays
When is your birthday?
We celebrate Christmas on December 25th.

Roleplay

 

Lesson 46 - Seasons and weather

Materials

Methods

Picture or sketch describing seasons and weather:
Summer
Winter
Rainy
Sunny
Windy

Association

 

Lesson 47 - Talking about the weather

Materials

I am taking an umbrella to work today because it is raining.
Is it cold outside?

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 48 - Phone etiquette

Materials

Methods

I would like to speak with…
I am calling because…
Who do you want to speak with?
There is no one here by that name.

Roleplay

 

Lesson 49 - Visiting a neighbor 

Materials

I have come to say hello.
I have come to bring you this gift.
I have made this dessert for you.

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 50 - Receiving a guest

Materials

Welcome
Please have some tea.

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 51 - Treating a friend to a meal

Materials

Please join me for a meal; my treat.
Is this a convenient time for you?

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 52 - Ordering and paying for a meal

Materials

I would like to have…
Would you bring me the bill?

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 53 - Making tea or coffee

Materials

Methods

Real or pretend utensils and ingredients

for making coffee or tea
First grind the beans
Then boil the water

Procedure – Using real or pretend utensils and ingredients describe the series or process of making tea or coffee.  Your helper may ask questions to help you.  Your helper can then describe it back to you.  

 

Lesson 54 - Making a snack or a simple meal

Materials

Methods

Real or pretend utensils and ingredients

for making a snack or a simple meal
First you do this
Then you do that.

Procedure – Using real or pretend utensils and ingredients describe the series or process of making a snack or simple meal.  Your helper may ask questions to help you.  Your helper can then describe it back to you.  

 

Lesson 55 - Extended family names

Materials

A picture or chart describing kinship terms such as
Paternal grandmother
Brother-in-law

Methods

Association

 

Lesson 56 - Your family tree

Materials

A picture or chart of your extended family

Methods

Roleplay
Picture Description

 

Lesson 57 - What did you do yesterday?

Materials

Journal notes in the language about your day

Methods

Interview - your language helper asks you questions about what you did yesterday.
Event Description - describe what you did yesterday.

 

Lesson 58 - Describe your visit with your neighbor

Materials

Notes and pictures from your time with your neighbor

Methods

Interview
Event Description

 

Lesson 59 - Describe a cultural excursion

Materials

Notes and pictures from your excursion

Methods

Interview
Event Description

 

Lesson 60 - Describe events from Mark 2:1-12 about Jesus healing the paralytic

Materials

Picture or sketch of the story
Mark 2:1-12 text

Methods

Event Description

End of Weeks 3-4

You have come to the end of your second two weeks of learning.  
Great work!

Submit a 5-7 minute recording of a sample of what you learned.  
Do not read it.
You may use notes.
You may use dialogue with your helper or someone else.