Jungle Course English Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate

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Опис

Після проходження цього рівня курсу ви можете зрозуміти основні ідеї складного тексту як на конкретні, так і на абстрактні теми, включаючи технічні дискусії в галузі ІТ. Може взаємодіяти з носіями мови без напруги для будь-якої із сторін. Може дати чіткий, детальний текст з широкого кола предметів та пояснити точку зору на актуальну проблему, надаючи переваги та недоліки різних варіантів.

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Програма курсу

English Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate курс - 3 місяці. Максимум практики. Максимум знань.

*кожна тема складається з 80% практики.

2 заняття на тиждень по 2 години. Тільки Англійська.

Вартість: 10 000 грн.

План

Topic 1. Living in a digital age. Computer essentials

  • Listening : Computers at work. Different types of computer.
  • Reading : The digital age. The magic of computer. Advertising slogans. What is the computer.
  • Speaking : Discussing what computers do. Describing a diagram.
  • Writing : An email explaining the benefits of laptops.
  • Grammar : Collocations. Classifying.
  • Vocabulary : Basic computer terms, computers in education, banks, offices, airports, libraries, entertainment, etc. Basic hardware and software terminology.

Topic 2. Inside the system. Buying a computer

  • Listening : A PC system. In a computer shop. Choosing the right computer.
  • Reading : Technical specifications. What is inside a PC system? How memory is measured. Computer adverts.
  • Speaking : Describing your ideal computer system. Role play - buying a computer.
  • Writing : Notes about your ideal computer system. An email recommending a computer.
  • Grammar : Defining relative clauses. Language functions in a computer shop.
  • Vocabulary : Processor, chip, control unit, etc. Units of memory : KM, MB, GB, etc.

Topic 3. Speaking Time. Computers today

  • Function : Repeating of previous material.

Topic 4. Type, click and talk! Capture your favourite image

  • Listening : Describing input devices. Mouse actions. Scanners.
  • Reading : Interacting with your computer. Speech recognition systems. The eyes of your computer. Press release : a digital camera.
  • Writing : A recommendation letter about computer.
  • Speaking : Describing input devices. Describing a camera.
  • Grammar : Superlative. Suffixes.
  • Vocabulary : Input / Output devices, groups of keys, mouse actions, scanners, cameras.

Topic 5. Display screens and ergonomics. Choosing a printer

  • Listening : Choosing the right display device. Ergonomics. Multi-function printers.
  • Reading : How screen displays work. Which type of printer should I buy? Printer adverts.
  • Speaking : Discussing which display devices you would most like to own. Choosing the right printer.
  • Writing : Guidelines for an ergonomic office. An email to a friend comparing two printers.
  • Grammar : Instructions and advice. Connectors. Comparatives.
  • Vocabulary : Display screens, ergonomics. Types of printer, printer technology.

Topic 6. Devices for the disabled. Speaking Time

  • Listening : Assistive technologies for the blind.
  • Reading : Computers for disabled.
  • Speaking : Discussing assistive technology.
  • Writing : An email summarizing the different assistive technologies available.
  • Grammar : Noun phrases.
  • Vocabulary : Devices for the disabled.

Topic 7. Magnetic storage. Optical storage

  • Listening : Buying a portable hard drive. CDs and DVDs.
  • Reading : Magnetic storage. Optical discs and drives.
  • Speaking : Discussing how to protect your data. Choosing storage devices.
  • Writing : An email explaining hard drive precautions. A post on a forum discussion about format wars.
  • Grammar : Precautions. Word building. Connectors.
  • Vocabulary : Types of magnetic storage, technical details of magnetic storage. Types of optical storage, technical details of optical storage.

Topic 8. Flash memory.

  • Listening : Flash drives.
  • Reading : Memory in a flash!
  • Speaking : Describing flash drives.
  • Writing : A text message to a friend explaining the difference between MP3 and MP4.
  • Grammar : Word building.
  • Vocabulary : Types of flash drive, technical details of flash memory.

Topic 9. Speaking Time. Storage devices

  • Function : Repeating and practicing of previous material.

Topic 10. The operating systems. Word Processing

  • Listening : Windows Vista. The Cut and Paste technique.
  • Reading : GUI operating systems. WP tools.
  • Speaking : Comparing user interfaces. Giving instructions for carrying out tasks in Word.
  • Writing : A summary of a text. Instructions for using Find and Replace in Word.
  • Grammar : Countable and uncountable nouns. Articles. Giving and following instructions.
  • Vocabulary : GUIs, the WIMP environment, desktop features, etc. Functions and features of word processors.

Topic 11. Spreadsheets and databases

  • Listening : The Excel spreadsheet program.
  • Reading : An invoice and covering letter. Databases.
  • Speaking : Discussing the software you use at home and at work.
  • Writing : A fax of complaint.
  • Grammar : Plurals.
  • Vocabulary : Functions and features of spreadsheets and databases.

Topic 12. Speaking Times. Basic software

  • Function : Repeating and practicing of previous material.

Topic 13. The Internet and email. The Web

  • Listening : Internet basics. E-commerce and online banking.
  • Reading : Internet FAQs. Email features. A typical web page. The collectives of cyberspace.
  • Speaking : Discussing controversial issues related to the Internet.
  • Writing : A replying email. An article for work newsletter about the latest Internet phenomena.
  • Grammar : Questions. Collocations. Prefixes.
  • Vocabulary : E-commerce, online banking, online chatting, videoconferencing.

Topic 14. Chat and conferencing. Internet security

  • Listening : At a cyber café. Safety online for children.
  • Reading : Virtual meetings. Netiquette. Security and privacy on the Internet. The history of hacking.
  • Speaking : Discussing online chatting.
  • Writing : Online conversation using abbreviations. Summarizing a discussion.
  • Grammar : Past Simple. Chat abbreviations. Collocations.
  • Vocabulary : Security, privacy, abbreviations.

Topic 15. Speaking Time. Faces of the Internet

  • Function : Repeating and practicing of previous material.

Topic 16. Graphics and design. Desktop publishing

  • Listening : The toolbox. Steps in a DTP publication.
  • Reading : Computer graphics. What is desktop publishing? Steps in a DTP publication.
  • Speaking : Describing graphics. Discussing the pros and cons of e-publishing versus paper publishing.
  • Writing : A letter to a newspaper.
  • Grammar : The - ing form. Order of adjectives.
  • Vocabulary : Graphics software, desktop publishing.

Topic 17. Multimedia. Web design

  • Listening : Components and system requirements. Designing a website.
  • Reading : Multimedia magic! Web page design.
  • Speaking : Discussing how multimedia is used in different situations.
  • Writing : An email about the use of multimedia. An entry for the blog.
  • Grammar : Modal verbs. Conditional sentences.
  • Vocabulary : Main components and applications of multimedia system.

Topic 18.Speaking Time. Creative software.

  • Function : Repeating and practicing of previous material.

Topic 19. Program design and computer language. Java

  • Listening : Steps in programming. The history of Java.
  • Reading : Computer languages. Java applets. A letter of application.
  • Speaking : Discussing programming and Java applets.
  • Writing : Making detailed notes. An explanation of steps.
  • Grammar : The infinitive. The -ed form.
  • Vocabulary : programming, Java language.

Topic 20. Speaking Time. Programming and jobs in ICT.

  • Function : Repeating and practicing of previous material.
  • Listening : IT professionals. A job interview.
  • Reading : Job adverts. A letter of application.

Topic 21. Communication systems. Networks

  • Listening : VoIP technology. Small networks.
  • Reading : Channels of communication. Networking FAQs.
  • Speaking : Describing networks.
  • Writing : Summarizing discussion. Description of the network.
  • Grammar : Phrasal verbs. The passive.
  • Vocabulary : Different ICT systems, basics of networking.

Topic 22. Video games. New technologies

  • Listening : Present and future trends in gaming. RFID tags.
  • Reading : Game genres. Future trends.
  • Speaking : Describing different game platforms and genres. Making predictions about future trends.
  • Writing : A For and Against essay. Writing predictions.
  • Grammar : Future forms. Adverbs.
  • Vocabulary : types of games, arguments, mobile gaming, nanotechnology.

Topic 23. Speaking Time

  • Function : Repeating and practicing of previous material.

Topic 24. Final Exam

  • Listening tasks.
  • Reading tasks.
  • Grammar tasks.
  • Writing task.
  • Speaking task.

Bonus. Preparation for tech interview

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Викладачі

English Mentor

Inna Zhurakivska

English Mentor

Ментор англійської мови більше 6 років. Я займаюся підготовкою до інтерв'ю; Проводжу заняття IT Speaking Club, відповідно до рівня знань мови; також допоможу кожному зрозуміти граматику англійської мови. Під час викладання я використовую на своїх уроках відеоматеріали, художні аудіофайли, журнали та газети на технічні теми. Це допоможе підвищити не тільки рівень англійської мови, а й технічний бекграунд.

English Mentor

Yuliia Hromova

English Mentor

Займаюсь викладанням англійської мови більше 5 років. Вирішую труднощі у вивченні мови та застосовую різні підходи викладання. Я допоможу покращити розмовні навички. Після занять ти зможеш: Спілкуватися з клієнтами; Вивчати професійну літературу; Розуміти термінологію; Працювати з технічною документацією.

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