Module: Listening&Speaking

Module: Listening&Speaking
Number of hours: 120
The aim of this module is preparing students for the Listening and Speaking components of the International English Language Testing System as well as helping students to develop communication skills. 
Listening and Speaking course covers the following topics:
1. Work
2. Food
3. Languages
4. Health and medicine
5. Environment and ecology
6. Education and learning
7. Culture
8. Globalisation
9. Science
Listening skills
1. Understanding lectures
2. Predicting
3. Monitoring
4. Responding
5. Clarifying
6. Inferencing
7. Finding central information in sentences
8. Recognising sentence connections (e.g. cause and effect, contrast, listing, etc.)
9. Evaluating the importance of information
10. Note-taking
11. Filling in gaps in texts
12. Completing a note-frame
Speaking skills
1. Structuring a presentation.
2. Using signposts and language signals to organize and give a presentation.
3. Presenting.
4. Expressing your opinion.
5. Expressing agreement and disagreement.
6. Language of persuasion.
7. Language of reason.
8. Planning a meeting. Preparing a communication strategy.
9. Learning how to get your point across.
10. Making sure you are being understood.
11. Choosing an appropriate speaking style in presentations, meetings, negotiations.
Improve your Skills for IELTS 4.5-6.0 Listening&Speaking. Macmillan.