English foundation program - High school

  • The program is divided into 3  focus areas.
    1. Foundation of English
    2. Reading
    3. Essay writing / Creative writing

     

    Foundation of English 

    • Sentence structure
      1. Parts Of Speech [Phrase / Clause / Simple / Complex / Compound Sentences]
    • Punctuation
      1. Grammar Punctuation [ Stop Punctuation (, ; .) Go Punctuation (: -) Special Punctuations(! double dash double comma )]
    • Common Errors
      1. Common Errors [IMPACTS: Illogical Meaning, Modifiers, Pronouns, Agreement, Connectors, Tenses, Sentence Structure]
    • Types of sentences
      1. Types Of Sentences [Simple / Complex / Compound]
    • Vocabulary
      1. (Root Words /Prefix / Suffix 1000 common words and exercises)
    • Exercises
      1. Exercises on diction / flow / cohesion / grammar / punctuation

    Reading

    • Understanding STOP[Scope / Tone / Organization / Purpose]
    • Understanding Skimming Scanning Searching
    • Understanding Discourse Markers [Green Signals / U Turns / Point / Example / Explanations]
    • Identifying nature of passage (Narrative /Science / Humanities)
    • Science passages [Problem, Experiment, Solution, Inference / Actions ]
    • Humanities Passage [ Social Problem / Background Information / Solutions And Suggestions]
    • How to break long sentences
    • Speed Reading Techniques (First Para, Last Para. First Line of Every Para)
    • Writing Annotations (Paragraph Heading – Understanding The Flow)
    • Understanding tone [political / scientific / ]
    • Diction[1000+ common words / words in context / how to deal with difficult vocabulary]
    • Answering the questions
      1. Answer Easy Questions First
      2. Understanding Nature Of Questions [Word Based / Line Based / Paragraph Based / Passage Based]
      3. Window of information [contract / expand]
      4. Process of elimination
    • Exercises
      1. Reading Comprehension Exercises (Easy To Difficult)

    Essay Writing / Creative Writing

    • Steps
      1. Prompt / Plan / Produce / Proofread
    • Types of essays
      1. Narrative / Persuasive / Informational
    • Elements of writing
      1. Elements of style [Diction / Paragraphing / Figures of Speech]
    • Elements of writing
      1. Elements of persuasion [Ethos / Pathos / Logos]
    • Elements of writing
      1. Sample Essays – Learning through shadowing
    • Essay Writing
      1. Essay writing exercises

     

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