Weeks 5-6

12 Week Language Program

Select one of the following lessons.

 

Lesson 61 - Parts of the body

Materials

Methods

Picture or drawing of human body:
Head
Neck
Arms
Legs

Association

 

Lesson 62 - Body actions

Materials

Methods

Raise your arms
Shake your head
I am tapping my finger

TPR

 

Lesson 63 - Basic occupations

Materials

Pictures of people doing different work:
Police
Taxi driver
Chef

Methods

Association

 

Lesson 64 - Talking about work

Materials

Methods

Roleplay

What do you do for a living?
What other jobs have you done?

 

Lesson 65 - Hobbies and pastimes

Materials

Pictures of people doing hobbies or pastimes:
Chess
Backgammon
Sports
Running

Methods

Association

 

Lesson 66 - Talking about hobbies or pastimes

Materials

What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to play chess

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 67 - Inviting someone to enjoy doing something together

Materials

Would you like to come over to play a game at our house?
Would you like to see a football match together?

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 68 - Colors

Materials

A palette of colors

Methods

Association

 

Lesson 69 - Types of clothes

Materials

Examples or picture of types of clothes

Methods

Association

 

Lesson 70 - Shopping for clothes

Materials

Examples of different kinds and colors of clothes

Methods

TPR
Roleplay

 

Lesson 71 - Talk about what you prefer

Materials

Methods

Pictures or examples of things you prefer
Hobbies
Clothes

Interview - Your language helper asks you questions about what you prefer.  Then you ask your language helper about what she prefers.

 

Lesson 72 - Bargaining or declining to buy something

Materials

Will you take this much?
No thank you I don’t want this.
That’s too expensive.
Do you have another one like this?

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 73 - Returning or exchanging something an item

Materials

This broke right after I bought it.
I would like my money back.
Will you give me a refund?
Here is my receipt.

Methods

Roleplay 

 

Lesson 74 - Traditional or specialty shops

Materials

Pictures of traditional or specialty shops
Deli
Baker
Baklava maker

Methods

Roleplay
Interview

 

Lesson 75 - Giving and taking instructions

Materials

Methods

Clean the table
Wash your hands

TPR
Roleplay

 

Lesson 76 - Geographical features

Materials

Methods

Picture or sketch including:
Mountains
Beach
Farmland

Association

 

Lesson 77 - The geography or your home and host countries

Materials

Picture or sketch of both countries’ geographical interests

Methods

Scene Description
Interview

 

Lesson 78 - Describe the setting of a real or pretend holiday 

Materials

Methods

Pictures of locations with scenic beauty

Scene Description
Interview

 

Lesson 79 - Talk about where you like to go for a holiday

Materials

Pictures of beautiful locations
What do you like about this place?
Do you want to back?

Methods

Scene Description
Interview

 

Lesson 80 - Sicknesses

Materials

Descriptions or pictures of common illnesses
Flu
Broken bone

Methods

Association
Interview

 

Lesson 81 - When you are sick

Materials

Going to the hospital or doctor
I am sick

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 82 - Feelings or emotions

Materials

Pictures or descriptions of feelings and emotions
Happy
Sad
Angry

Methods

Association
Interview

 

Lesson 83 - Talking about emotions

Materials

Methods

I feel sad today because...
I feel happy today because…

Interview

 

Lesson 84 - Personal descriptions

Materials

Methods

Picture or description of the following:
Thin
Heavy
Tall
Short
Curly hair
Dark skinned

Association
Interview

 

Lesson 85 - Compliments and apologies

Materials

Thank you for your help.
I’m sorry for your trouble.
Please forgive me for not calling.

Methods

Interview
Roleplay

 

Lesson 86 - Emergency!

Materials

Help!
Thief!
Please call the police!

Methods

Roleplay

 

Lesson 87 - 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 88 - Describe your visit with your neighbor or a cultural excursion

Materials

Notes and pictures from your experience

Methods

Interview
Event Description

 

Lesson 89 - A few more power tools

Materials

Methods

I have a few questions.
You know!?
Never mind...
What I mean is...
I was saying that...
"It depends on the situation..."
"All of these mean _______."
"Each one of these means _______."
Unfortunately..."
Did you see this?
Do you remember what we talked about last week?
Do you remember that we talked about _________ last week?
Can you add anything to this?
Do you want to add anything to this?
I'm not certain
If I'm not mistaken...
Never mind
Just then you said...
I have a few questions about _______.
Absolutely!
What were we talking about?
So...
It is unclear/clear.
Let me tell you what I tried to explain.
Can you explain that to me?
Can you describe that to me?

Repetition
Interview

 

Lesson 90 - Describe events in greater detail 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 5-7

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

Submit a 8-10 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.