English Language Course For BIS Parents - Badr International Schools

English Language Course For BIS Parents The course started together with the beginning of students' summer course. It was suggested for the purpose of giving a hand to parents for the sake of improving their English language and to provide

The course started together with the beginning of students' summer course. It was suggested for the purpose of giving a hand to parents for the sake of improving their English language and to provide them with everyday English. The following procedures were taken:

·         A placement test at the beginning of the course decided the level of parents in English. They nearly have equal levels.

·         The course was four days a week " Sunday – Wednesday"

·         It started at 9 a.m and ended by 12 with 10 minutes break

·         The main focus was on language used in different situations

·         More care was given to listening as one of the main skills in learning English

·         A handout with some tasks and simple listening comprehension exercises was distributed

·         Audio –visual materials enhanced interaction and let parents be exposed to native speakers accent.

·         Inductive technique was used in teaching grammar , not giving grammar rules but on how to use grammar to speak accurately and correctly.

·         A special facebook page was especially designed for parents to keep them updated with useful material

 

 

 

·         Reference books:

-          Basic Oxford Skills -  by Ruth Gairns & Stuart Redman

-          Tactics for listening -  by Jack C. Richards