IEP110 Listening & Speaking
- Demonstrate various contractions with be.
- Use listing words in a three-minute presentation.
- Clearly differentiate between the pronunciations of can and can’t.
- Employ strategies to give examples in a three-minute presentation.
- Express opinions, in a three-minute presentation.
- Express the main ideas of a text.
- Locate details in a text.
- Identify reasons in a text.
- Recognize the referent of a pronoun, on a test.
- Identify instances of speculation in a text.
- Describe the setting and character(s) of a short story, in a presentation
- Create coherence in paragraphs by avoiding fragments.
- Generate ideas for a paragraph via brainstorming techniques.
- For each paragraph, write a topic sentence, body sentences which support the topic sentence, and a concluding sentence.
- Write sentences using past, present, and future tenses.
- Employ a variety of simple, compound, and complex sentences, in order to make paragraphs more interesting.
- Write a descriptive paragraph, using sense impressions.
- Compose sentences using the present simple tense with adverbs of frequency as well as the present progressive tense.
- Correctly construct sentences with the past simple tense and past time clauses.
- Express future using will, be going to, and present progressive tense.
- Differentiate between count and noncount nouns, and choose appropriate quantifiers for each.
- Use adjectives before nouns and after linking verbs.
- Correctly employ adverbs of manner.
- Select the correct comparative and superlative forms of adjectives and adverbs.
- Demonstrate correct pronunciation of simple past –ed endings.
- Express likes and dislikes, in a four-minute presentation.
- Use descriptive adjectives, in a four-minute presentation.
- Employ time markers when telling a story, in a four-minute presentation.
- Produce speech using various contractions with will.
- Infer the purpose of a text.
- Summarize a reading passage.
- Identify examples in a reading passage.
- Infer a writer’s attitude in a text.
- Summarize and recount the plot of a short story, in a four-minute presentation.
- Recognize examples of plagiarism, on a test.
- Outline brainstormed ideas, following standard outline format for paragraphs.
- Locate sources of information in the library or on the Internet.
- Develop paragraph outlines into narrative, process, definition, descriptive, and opinion paragraphs.
- Support the topic sentence of a paragraph using examples, reasons, explanations, and/or details.
- Support ideas in paragraphs with quotations.
- Correctly form and use present real conditionals.
- Accurately express ideas using the habitual past.
- Use corresponding measurement words with noncount nouns.
- Compose sentences using the present perfect tense.
- Accurately employ prepositions in sentences.
- Use proper stress for content words.
- Employ strategies to give clarification.
- Describe a problem and solution, in a five-minute presentation.
- Explain a point, in a five-minute presentation.
- Express suggestions, in a five-minute presentation.
- Infer the meaning of words from context, on a test.
- Interpret a word as a noun or verb, depending on context, on a test.
- Analyze problems and solutions in a text.
- Infer unstated information based on what is given in a text.
- Recognize processes and sequencing in a text.
- Identify opinions in a text.
- Identify the conflict in a short story, in a presentation.
- Order ideas in paragraphs logically.
- Use standard essay structure in an opinion essay.
- Compose a thesis statement which is supported by the essay.
- Employ transitions that show sequence in a process essay.
- Generate proper citations for sources.
- Construct sentences with future time clauses.
- Accurately express ideas using modals of probability.
- Compose sentences using transitive phrasal verbs.
- Use a gerund or an infinitive correctly, following a particular verb.
- Accurately formulate adjective clauses within sentences.
- Employ appropriate transitions, in an eight-minute presentation.
- Accurately apply intonation for yes/no and wh- questions.
- Summarize information, in an eight-minute presentation.
- Express cause and effect, in an eight-minute presentation.
- Correctly use expressions to rephrase information or ideas.
- Recognize metaphors and similes in a text.
- Interpret maps, on a test.
- Identify cause and effect in a text.
- Identify relevant information and evidence in a text.
- Differentiate theories from facts in a text.
- Infer the theme of a short story, in a presentation.
- Employ connecting expressions that show comparison and contrast in a comparison and contrast essay.
- Support ideas in an essay with paraphrases and/or summaries of information from sources.
- Create unity by focusing on the main idea of each paragraph.
- Identify effective strategies for annotating texts and taking notes from sources for a summary-response essay, on a test.
- Create coherence in paragraphs by avoiding run-on sentences and comma splices.
- Synthesize information from two or more articles.
- Produce a counterargument and refutation, and avoid faulty logic, in order to strengthen the validity of the claim in an argument essay.
- Correctly construct sentences in the past, present, and future tenses using the simple, progressive, perfect, and perfect progressive aspects.
- Accurately express ideas using modals of regret, obligation, and past probability.
- Appropriately use non-count nouns as count nouns.
- Choose the indefinite article, definite article, or no article, depending on the noun which follows and the intended meaning.
- Use reflexive and indefinite pronouns in sentences.
- Recognize whether a gerund or an infinitive should follow a noun, noun + of, adjective, or preposition.
- Effectively employ rhetorical questions in a ten-minute presentation.
- Support a point with numerical data in a ten-minute presentation.
- Use proper syllable stress in words with certain suffixes, in a ten-minute presentation.
- Express probability in a ten-minute presentation.
- Employ word stress for emphasis in a ten-minute presentation.
- Analyze and evaluate evidence in a text.
- Differentiate levels of certainty, on a test.
- Categorize information, on a test.
- Identify pros and cons, on a test.
- Analyze quotes in a text.
- Identify the point of view of a short story, in a presentation.
- Create coherence in the essay by maintaining parallel structures.
- Employ connecting expressions that show cause and effect in a cause and effect essay.
- Evaluate internet sources and select credible sources, on a test.
- Write a problem-solution essay which describes the problem and the proposed solution as well as an alternative solution and refutation of the alternative.
- Formulate strong arguments in an argumentative essay by using various types of evidence.
- Analyze the writing prompt of a timed essay, on a test.
- Compose tag questions.
- Create sentences using noun clauses.
- Accurately express ideas using reported speech.
- Correctly construct sentences using passive voice.
- Accurately use present/future unreal conditionals.
- Express ideas with descriptive language, in a twelve-minute presentation.
- Produce correct intonation in tag questions, in a twelve-minute presentation.
- Illustrate a concept with an analogy, in a twelve-minute presentation.
- Employ strategies to introduce new topics, in a twelve-minute presentation.
- Use expressions to signal reasons, in a twelve-minute presentation.
- Identify and analyze arguments and counterarguments in a text.
- Evaluate visual data and infographics, on a test.
- Recognize appositives in a text.
- Interpret passive voice sentences, on a test.
- Interpret the tone of a short story, in a presentation.
- Identify effective evidence from sources to support points in the research paper.
- Create a detailed outline by expanding the rough outline with evidence.
- Support ideas in the essay by smoothly integrating paraphrased or quoted evidence from sources.
- Write an engaging hook, using one of seven techniques.
- Generate correct APA in-text citations and a reference page.
- Compose simple, compound, and complex sentences using transitions, coordinators, and subordinators.
- Correctly construct sentences using various common patterns and expressions which show cause and effect.
- Correctly form and use –ing participle phrases that show cause and effect.
- Create sentences using parallel structure.
- Accurately express ideas using complex noun phrases.
- Correctly construct sentences using various common patterns and expressions which show comparison and contrast.
- Accurately formulate past modals and modal-like expressions within sentences.
- Use phrases to signal additional aspects of a topic, in a fifteen-minute presentation.
- Express parenthetical information, in a fifteen-minute presentation.
- Explain terms by defining them, in a fifteen-minute presentation.
- Support information in a presentation by referencing research studies.
- Point out important information by using expressions that show emphasis.
- Identify cohesive devices in a text.
- Analyze the organization of a text as well as evidence presented.
- Interpret sentences with initial phrases, on a test.
- Synthesize information from multiple sources, on a test.
- Evaluate sources of quotes in a text.
- Recognize levels of formality in a text.
- Interpret the style of a short story, in a presentation.
- Use correct verb forms and tenses, including modals, to maintain coherence in the essay.
- Interpret figures of speech, on a test.
- Employ conditionals; passive voice; and adjective, adverb, and noun clauses accurately.
- Create coherence in the essay by avoiding sentence structure and word order errors.
- Compose paragraphs containing connecting expressions which join ideas correctly and smoothly.
- Use evidence from student-chosen outside sources as well as textbook sources to write a five-page research paper.
- Correctly use appositives in sentences.
- Construct sentences using various common words and phrases which show classification and definition.
- Accurately express ideas using various types of adverb clauses and phrases.
- Accurately formulate past unreal conditionals within sentences.
- Correctly use phrases that limit overgeneralization and phrases used in summary-response writing.
- Express ideas using common words and phrases for argumentation in persuasive writing.