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Teaching Beginning Level ESL Effectively: Curriculum Guide Excerpts

Professor Miriam is a New York State licensed Education Administrator.

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Excerpt: ESL Beginning Level Curriculum Guide


The below beginning level ESL curriculum guide was designed to serve non-English speaking students who have lived in the United States for less than one year. They have a standardized reading and English test score at the first percentile and or speak no English or have had an interrupted education in their native language. Enjoy the students and teach ESL effectively!

Preview: ESL Beginning Level Curriculum Guide

ESL Beginning Level Instructional Goals and Objectives Beginning Level ESL Reading Instructional Goals

Read silently a short passage of at least two paragraphs in length

Demonstrate comprehension by responding to oral or written questions within his/her range of vocabulary and grammar

Understand written directions

Writing

Write a guided composition of 1 to 3 paragraphs using coherent sequence, correct syntax, and correct spelling

Use correctly the basic punctuation marks of period, coma and capitalization

Students will understand the beginning level grammatical structures as a basis for developing reading and writing skills

Listening and Speaking

Develop ability to discriminate and produce the vowel and consonant sounds of English,

Comprehend routine classroom directions oral and written

Produce sentences, responses to questions, and connected discourse

Grammatical Structures

Acquire functional competence in the use of the basic grammatical structures for the beginning level

Understand and use correctly beginning level words

Objectives:

Grammatical Structures

1. Present tense: to be verbs

Affirmative

Interrogative

Negative

SHORT ANSWERS

2. Pronouns: subjects, i, you, he, she, it, we, you, they

3. Articles: a, an, the

4. Nouns: plural forms (regular, irregular)

5. Interrogatives: who, what

6. Demonstrative pronouns: this, that, these, those

7. Present continuous tense: verbs: to be

8. Simple present tense

9. Adverbs of frequency: every day, usually, seldom,

Etc.,

10. Prepositions of time: at, on, in

11. Interrogatives: how many?

12. Expletives: it and there

13. Nouns: possessive

14. Possessive adjectives: my, your, his, hers, its, our,

Their,

15. Past tense verbs: regular and irregular

Reading Objectives:

Reading skills at the word level

Association of words with pictures
identification of vowels, consonants and syllables
identification of contractions and their long forms

Adore the students and impart ESL efficiently!

REFERENCES:

Please see our new ESL intermediate curriculum guide and student workbook with ready-made student activities, instructional plans, and a teacher answer key for busy teachers. Please see:

The ESL Intermediate Curriculum Guide and Student ESL and Spanish History Workbook with Answer Key

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1733266313. This book can be ordered at Amazon or by contacting eslexcellence@aol.com.

ESL Beginning Level Assessments, Curriculum Guide, Lesson Plans, Booklist,

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/ESL-Beginning-Level-Assessments-Curriculum-Lesson-Plans-Booklist-151557

Intermediate ESL: Course Description, Booklist, Assessments, Curriculum Guide

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Intermediate-ESL-Course-Description-Booklist-Assessments-Curriculum-Guide-152226

THE ESL EXCELLENCE INSTITUTE GREAT TEACHER RESOURCES

http://www.theeslexcellenceinstitute.com/

ESL Students needing free beginning level practice, go to: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1wlfwpmSGZE2Iq_TIdDvcLkQvkM-jrqqL0BtwqzeRc5A

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GREAT FREE ESL LESSONS

https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1wlfwpmSGZE2Iq_TIdDvcLkQvkM-jrqqL0BtwqzeRc5A