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#dct syllabus 4


     Syllabus 4 – ‘Nachos’* (see footnote)

 Started September 17th 2014  

Week Activity Comments
0 Evaluation Syllabus 3/ Plan syllabus 4

Revision of phrasal verbs

1 How to start a conversation

Vocabulary: Feelings

Coffee Machine conversation

2 Reading: The Homeless coder

Grammar: articles and prepositions

Ancient history/ medieval history

3 Paper powerpoints (t)

Make a logo (t)

How to be more productive (t)

4 Depersonalising: giving bad news


5 Perfect tensesConditionals

Telling a joke

6 Phrasal verbs & Idioms/ fixed expressions
7 Listening to non-native speakers/ Listening to native speakers

Watching – comment on videos

8 Leadership (t)Negotiating with your bossDealing with conflicts
9 Teleconference/ skype  – Business writing (integrated task)
10 Free week – you can add your suggestions if you here if you like!

*syllabus is a boring word – I’m going to start calling the syllabus a name from now on. After evaluating #dct syllabus 3, we retired to the pub and ate…nachos. And so the idea was born…

(t) – suggested teacher activity (learners are free to reject these activities)

apologies for formatting! that’s the way it turned out!



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