COURSE SYLLABUS
 
The course plan is designed for students who wish to study TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language) in Cebu Leaders Academy 153.
Our program aims to enrich the skills in the following areas; Vocabulary, Background Knowledge, Prose Summary, Classifications integrated with the four macro- skills; Reading/Writing/Listening/ Speaking. The lessons are well-planned and are arranged accordingly so that the learner will have the organized learning that is needed to be able to absorb the lessons well.
Our program is intended for a 12-week study; provided that the student has achieved full comprehension of the language and must have qualified at least the Intermediate level before he could start the program.
Weekly tests and Monthly check-up tests are provided to ensure quality learning. The scores will be based on the TOEFL Scoring with 120 as the Perfect score.
The school offers a Step-Up Program for TOEFL Takers. The school will give an extended one (1) month study with free tuition, given the following conditions:
 
· Student will enroll on a 12-week TOEFL program
· The student is a qualified Intermediate level and must have an initial score of 60 during the entrance test.
· The student should not commit any tardiness or absences from his attendance within 12 weeks
· The student has conformed with all the tasks and assignments given by the teachers
· The student will obtain a total score of 100 after the final TOEFL Test.
· Board and lodging is excluded from the offer once the student will avail the free tuition program.
· Terms and conditions shall be discussed by the student and the management.
 
  TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
(12-WEEK PROGRAM)
TEST AREA TARGET SKILLS RESOURCE MATERIALS
TOEFL READING Vocabulary
Reference
Knowing Details
Making inference
Insert Text
Rhetorical Purpose
Sentence Simplification
Prose Summary
Classification
The IBT TOEFL Master
(READING)
New Edition
TOEFL LISTENING Understanding the Outline
Understanding Direct Details
Understanding Organization and Relationship
Making inferences and Analysis
Pragmatic Understanding: Functions and Stances
Conversations on Campus Situations
Mini-Listening Test
THE IBT TOEFL (Master)
(LISTENING)
New Edition
TOEFL WRITING Task 1-Integrated Task
Part 1-Casting-Doubt Type Question
Part 2-Problem-Solution Type Questions
Task 2-Independent Task
Part 1-Essay Organization
Part 2-Topic Essay
The IBT TOEFL Master (WRITING)
TOEFL SPEAKING Independent Task
Q1-Personal Preference
Q2-Paired Choice
Integrated Task
Q3-Situational Fit &Explanation
Q4-General and Specific
Q5-Problem and Solution
Q6-Lecture & Summary
THE IBT TOEFL Actual Test
( SPEAKING)
  TOEFL MOCK TEST The IBT TOEFL Master Computer-Based Test
 
  SAMPLE CLASS PROGRAM
Target Skills No. of Hours
LISTENING 2
READING 2
WRITING 2
SPEAKING 1
VOCABULARY 1
TOTAL 8 hours/day
Note: *Student will have the weekly tests and the monthly check-up test.
 
  SAMPLE CLASS SCHEDULE
Time Subject Type of Class
08:20-09:10 TOEFL LISTENING Group(1:4)
09:20-10:10
10:20-11:10 TOEFL READING 1:1
11:20-12:10
12:10-01:10 LUNCH BREAK
01:10-02:00 TOEFL WRITING Group(1:4)
02:10-03:00
03:10-04:00 TOEFL Speaking 1:1
04:10-05:00
Note: *Student has the option to change a Group Class to 1:1 Class
          *The change of class is subject to price change.
 
  TOEFL CLASS PLAN
Section No.of Hours No.of Days
Reading 30 15
Listening 30 15
Speaking {Integrated Task}
                 {Independent Task}
15 7.5
15 7.5
Writing {Independent Task}
        {Integrated Task}
15 7.5
15 7.5
Total 120 60
 
  TOEIC COURSE OUTLINE (4-WEEK PROGRAM)
FOCUS: TOEIC SPEAKING & WRITING
PERIOD OF STUDY TARGET SKILLS EVALUATION CRITERIA REFERENCE MATERIAL
TOEIC (SPEAKING)  

TACTICS for TOEIC
SPEAKING & WRITING

    DAY 1 TOEIC (OVERVIEW)
DAY 2 PHONETIC ALPHABET
DAY 3-4 Question 1-2 (Read a Text Aloud) ·Pronunciation
·Intonation & stress
DAY 5-6 Question 3 (Describe a Picture) ·All of the above plus
·Grammar
·Vocabulary
·cohesion
DAY 7-8 Question 4-6 (Respond to Questions) ·all of the above plus
·relevance of content
·completeness of content
TOEIC SPEAKING
    DAY 9-10 Question 7-9 (Respond to questions using information provided ·All of the above  
DAY 11-12 Question 10 (Propose a Solution) ·All of the above
DAY 13-14 Question 11 (Express an Opinion) ·All of the above
DAY 15 Mini-test (Speaking)  
TOEIC WRITING
    DAY 1 OVERVIEW (WRITING TEST)    
DAY 2-4 Question 1-5(Write a sentence based on a picture ·grammar
·relevance of sentences to the pictures
DAY 5-7 Question 6-7 (Respond to a Written Request) ·variety/quality of sentences
·vocabulary organization
DAY 8-10 Question 8 ( Write an opinion Essay) ·whether the opinion is supported with reasons/examples
·grammar
·vocabulary
·organization
DAY 11-13 Enrichment activity to Question 8  
DAY 14-15 Mini-TEST (WRITING)
  DAY 16-DAY 20 MOCK TEST Compiled Materials  
 
  TOEIC COURSE OUTLINE (8-WEEK PROGRAM)
Period of Study Target Skills Reference Material
    TOEIC LISTENING BARRON’S? TOEIC TEST PREPARATION? (5TH EDITION)
  DAY 1-2 OVERVIEW (LISTENING PART)
  DAY 3-5 ANALYZING PHOTOGRAPHS
  DAY 6-9 ANALYZING ANSWER CHOICE
  DAY 10-13 ANALYZING ANSWER CHOICE
  DAY 14-20 ANALYZING QUESTION TYPES
     
  DAY 21 SPEAKING SCORES
  DAY 22-25 ANALYZING? LANGUAGE FUNCTION
  DAY 26-30 ANALYZING LANGUAGE FUNCTION
  DAY 31-35 MINI-TEST
    TOEIC READING
  DAY 1-2 OVERVIEW (READING PART)
  DAY 3-6 READING TARGET 5-6
  DAY 7-10 ANALYZING VOCABULARY
  DAY 11-15 ANALYZING GRAMMAR
  DAY 16-18 MINI-TEST (PARTS 5-6)
     
  DAY 19-25 READING COMPREHENSION TARGETS
  DAY 26 -32 READING COMPREHENSION PASSAGES
  DAY 33

MINI-TEST (READING COMPREHENSION 7)

  DAY 34-35

MOCK TEST (LISTENING & READING PART)

    TOEIC (SPEAKING)  
  DAY 1-3 (OVERVIEW) TACTICS FOR TOEIC SPEAKING & WRITING
  DAY 4-5 PHONETIC ALPHABET
  DAY 6-7 Question 1-2 (Read a Text Aloud)
  DAY 8-10 Question 3 (Describe a Picture)
  DAY 11-14 Question 4-6 (Respond to Questions)
     
  DAY 15-17 Question 7-9 (Respond to questions using information provided
  DAY 18-20 Question 10 (Propose a Solution)
  DAY 21-24 Question 11 (Express an Opinion)
  DAY 25 -33 Mini- test (Speaking)
  DAY 34-35 OVERVIEW (WRITING TEST)
WEEK 7 TOEIC WRITING  
  DAY 1-7 Question 1-5(Write a sentence based on a picture
  DAY 8-14 Question 6-7 (Respond to a Written Request)
  DAY 15-21 Question 8 ( Write an opinion Essay)
  DAY 22-27 Enrichment activity to Question 8
  DAY 28-34 Mini-TEST (WRITING)
WEEK 8    
  DAY 35-40 MOCK TEST
 
  IELTS COURSE OUTLINE (8-WEEK PROGRAM)
PERIOD OF STUDY TARGET SKILLS REFERENCE BOOKS
  (ACADEMIC) (GENERAL)

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7
IELTS FOUNDATION

STEP INTO IELTS
DAY 1-3 IELTS (OVERVIEW) IELTS (OVERVIEW)
DAY 4-11 IELTS (PRE-TEST) IELTS (PRE-TEST)
DAY 12-19 SKILLS REVIEW (SKIMMING/SCANNING) SKILLS REVIEW (SKIMMING/SCANNING)
DAY 20-30 COMPREHENSION PRACTICE COMPREHENSION PRACTICE
DAY 31-40 ACCENT REDUCTION (BRITISH) ACCENT REDUCTION (BRITISH)
     
DAY 1 - 40 IELTS VOCABULARY IELTS VOCABULARY
  IELTS LISTENING IELTS ACADEMIC
DAY 1-7 Multiple Choice/ Short-Answer Questions Multiple Choice/ Short?Answer Questions
DAY 8-14 Sentence Completion Sentence Completion
DAY 15-22 Notes/form/table/summary/flow-chart completion Notes/form/table/summary/flow-chart completion
DAY 23-31 Labeling a diagram/plan/map Labeling a diagram/plan/map
DAY 32-40 Classification/matching Classification/matching
  IELTS READING IELTS READING
DAY 1-7 Multiple Choice/ short-answer questions Multiple Choice/ short-answer questions  
DAY 8-14 Sentence Completion/flow-chart/ table completion Sentence Completion/flow-chart/ table completion  
DAY 15-22 Diagram label completion/ Classification Diagram? label completion/ Classification  
DAY 23-31 Matching/ Paragraph Heading Matching/ Paragraph Heading  
DAY 32-40 Yes / No/ Not Given- True/ False/ Not Given Yes / No/ Not Given- True/ False/ Not Given  
  ACADEMIC WRITING TASK 1 GENERAL (WRITING) TASK 1  
DAY 1-7 Paragraph Organization Explaining Situations

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7
IELTS FOUNDATION

STEP INTO IELTS
DAY 8-14 Comparing Data Knowing personal correspondence
DAY 15-22 Describing stages of a Process Providing General Factual Information
DAY 23-31 Describing object or Event Expressing Needs/Opinions/Complaint
DAY 32-40 Explaining How Something Works Writing practice(Personal correspondence)
  ACADEMIC WRITING TASK 2 GENERAL WRITING TASK 2
DAY 1 - 4 Presenting solution to a Problem Provide general factual Information
DAY 5-8 Justifying an? Opinion Outline a Problem/ Present a Solution
DAY 9-12 Comparing/ Contrasting Evidence Present/ Justify an Opinion
DAY 13-16 Evaluating/ Challenging Ideas Evaluate/ Challenge Ideas
DAY 17-20 Writing Techniques Writing Assessment
  IELTS SPEAKING IELTS SPEAKING
DAY 1-7 Pronunciation Drill/ Stress Pattern Pronunciation Drill/ Stress Pattern
DAY 8-14 Brainstorming/ Organizing of Ideas Brainstorming/ Organizing of Ideas
DAY 15-22 Use of Transition Words Use of Transition Words
DAY 23-31 Speaking Practice Speaking Practice
DAY 32-40 Speaking Practice Speaking Practice
       
  MOCK TEST MOCK TEST COMPILED MATERIALS
 
  SAMPLE CLASS PROGRAM
IELTS ACADEMIC IELTS GENERAL
Target Skills No. of Hours Target Skills No. of Hours
LISTENING 2 LISTENING 2
READING 2 READING 2
WRITING 2 WRITING 2
SPEAKING 1 SPEAKING 1
VOCABULARY 1 VOCABULARY 1
TOTAL 8 hours/day TOTAL 8 hours/day
Note: *Student has the option to add 2 hours in the evening for the Dictation Class
 
  SAMPLE CLASS SCHEDULE
Time Subject Type of Class
08:20-09:10 IELTS LISTENING Group(1:4)
09:20-10:10
10:20-11:10 IELTS READING 1:1
11:20-12:10
12:10-01:10 LUNCH BREAK
01:10-02:00 IELTS WRITING Group(1:4)
02:10-03:00
03:10-04:00 IELTS Speaking 1:1
04:10-05:00 IELTS Vocabulary Group(1:4)
05:00-06:00 DINNER BREAK
06:00-08:00 Dictation Class Group (1:10)
Note: *Student has the option to change a Group Class to 1:1 Class
The 6 pm to 8 pm class is optional.