Session Date Topic Evaluation Percentage
#1 May 8th Vowel Sounds    
#2 May 15th Vowel Sounds    
#3 May 22nd Vowel Sounds    
#4 May 29th Diphthong Sounds Quiz 5%
#5 June 5th Consonant Sounds    
#6 June 12th Consonant Sounds    
#7 June  19th Consonant Sounds Quiz 10%
#8 June 26th   Midterm Written and Oral Exam 25%
#9 July 3rd


Rythm and Intonation    
#10 July 10th   Oral Assignment (A)  



#11 July 17th   Oral Assignment (B)
#12 July 24th Regular Past Tense Pronunciation    
#13 July 31   Oral Assignment 10%
#14 August 7th Final Review Quiz 10%
#15 August 14th   Final Written and Oral Exam 30%

Oral Communication and Pronunciation III

  1. Chronogram: Oral Communication and Pronunciation III
  2. Program: Oral Communication and Pronunciation III
Date Thursdays Saturdays
#1 Overview: Review of Phonetic Symbols Globalization
#2 The Phonetic Alphabet: Vowels Globalization
#3 The Phonetic Alphabet: Diphtongs Education
#4 The Phonetic Alphabet: Consonants Medicine
#5 Word Transcription Medicine
#6 Word Transcription Risk
#7 Midterm Written Exam (20%) Midterm Oral Exam (10%)
#8 Pronunciation of “s” and “ed” endings Manufacturing
#9 Phrasal Verbs Environment
#10 Phrasal Verbs Environment
#11 Modal Verbs Architecture
#12 Active and Passive Voice Energy
#13 Complex Prepositions Art and Design
#14 Verbs followed by Infinitives Ageing
#15 Final  Written Exam (15%) Final Oral  Exam (15%)

Introduction to Literature

  1. Topic:  Types of Conflicts and Points of View 
  2. Topic:  Characterization, themes and settings
  3. Topic:  Literary Genres: Poetry / The Road not Taken
  4. Topic:  Literary Genres: Fiction and Non-Fiction
  5. Topic:  Literary Genres: Short- Stories –  An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  6. Topic:  Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
  7. Midterm Exam
  8. Topic:  Literary Work: The Cactus and The Dark Brown Dog
  9. Topic:  Literary Movements / Rubric
  10. Topic:  Literary Movements
  11. Topic:  Literary Movements
  12. Topic: Literary Movements
  13. Topic: Literary works made Film: American Psycho and On the Road
  14. Topic:  Animal Farm by George Orwell
  15. Final Exam


Lesson A

  1. Topic:  Antropology: Culture ShockAudio
  2. Topic:  Antropology: Third World Kids Audio
  3. Topic:  Biology-Animal IntelligenceAudio
  4. Topic:  Biology: The Variety of Life on Earth
  5. Topic:  Developing Nations
  6. Topic:  Developing Nations
  7. Topic:  Midterm Written Exam (2o%)
  8. Topic:  Environmental Health – What happens to our  trash?Audio
  9. Topic:  Environmental Health – What happens to our  trash? Audio
  10. Topic:  Endangered Species
  11. Topic:  Phrasal Verbs
  12. Topic:  Phrasal Verbs
  13. Topic:  Day Off
  14. Topic: Midterm Written Exam (2o%)

Lesson B

  1. Topic:  Pronunciation Review : Vowel and Diphthongs, Phonetic Transcriptions
  2. Topic:  Pronunciation: Front Vowels Practice
  3. Topic:  Oral Task (5%)
  4. Topic:  Pronunciation: Central Vowels
  5. Topic:  Pronunciation:  Back Vowels
  6. Topic: Oral Task (5%)
  7. Topic:  Midterm Oral Exam (10%)
  8. Topic:  Consonants Clusters
  9. Topic:  Oral Task (5%)
  10. Topic:  Group Presentation (15%)
  11. Topic:  Long and Short Vowels
  12. Topic:  Oral Task (5%)
  13. Topic:  Oral Task (5%)
  14. Topic: Final Oral Exam ( 10%)


  1. Topic:  Teaching Across Age andProficiency Levels
  2. Topic:  Techniques and Materials
  3. Topic:  Lesson Planning
  4. Topic:  Initiating Interaction in the classroom
  5. Topic:  Classroom Management
  6. Topic:  Teaching Activities using Technology
  7. Topic:  Integrating the Four skills
  8. Topic:  Teaching Listening
  9. Topic:  Teaching Speaking
  10. Topic:  Teaching Reading
  11. Topic:  Teaching Writing
  12. Topic:  Form- Focused Instruction
  13. Topic:  Teaching Activities: Part A
  14. Topic:  Teaching Activities Part B



In Oral Communication II, the student is expected to show a positive attitude toward learning English, to improve his listening and speaking skills and to develop more his/her fluency.

Lesson A

  1. Topic: Career Planning
  2. Topic: Career Planning
  3. Topic: Global Economy
  4. Topic: Global Economy 
  5. Topic: Animals
  6. Topic: Animals
  7. Topic: Midterm Written Exam (20%)
  8. Topic: Nutrition
  9. Topic: Family  Trends
  10. Topic: Individual Presentations (10%)
  11. Topic: Fashion 
  12. Topic: Films
  13. Topic: Film Discussion: Se7en
  14. Topic: Final Written Exam (20%)

Lesson B

  1. Topic: Career Planning
  2. Topic: Global Economy
  3. Topic: Global Economy
  4. Topic: Individual Presentations (10%)
  5. Topic: Animals
  6. Topic: Group Presentation (10%)
  7. Topic: Oral Exam (10%)
  8. Topic: Nutrition 
  9. Topic: Family Trends
  10. Topic: Individual Presentations continues
  11. Topic: Fashion
  12. Topic: Films
  13. Topic: Group Presentation (10%)
  14.  Topic: Oral Exam (10%)

Technical English

  1. Topic: Pronunciation basics
  2. Topic: Tenses in  English
  3. Topic: Parts of the Speech 
  4. Topic: Types of sentences / Reading Comprehension (5%)
  5. Topic: Writing a paragraph / Reading Comprehension (5%)
  6. Topic: Preparing a Resume
  7. Topic: The Human Body  and Systems / Presentation of a topic (25%)
  8. Topic: The Human Body  and Systems / Reading Comprehension (5%)
  9. Topic:  Diseases/Mental Disorders /Infections  / Reading Comprehension (5%)
  10. Topic: Signs and Symptoms
  11. Topic:  Ways to prevent and cure a diseases/ Reading Comprehension (5%)
  12. Topic:  Accidents and Emergencies
  13. Topic:  Presentation of a case (25%)
  14. Topic:   Hygiene
  15. Final:   Final Exam (25%)

Reading Skills

In reading skills, the students will be able  to comprehend texts, use vocabulary, apply reading skills and improve his communication as they discuss topics and short stories.

The book used to teach is Well Read 1

  1. Topic: The Sociology of Food / Chronogram
  2. Topic: The Sociology of Food
  3. Topic: Technology in Movies 
  4. Topic: Technology in Movies / Assignment #1
  5. Topic: Sports Psychology / Assignment #2
  6. Topic: The Culture of Music / Assignment #3
  7. Midterm Exam
  8. Topic: Global Community  / Short Story: The Gift Of The Magi
  9. Topic: Business Etiquete/ Short Story: The Last Leaf
  10. Topic: Business Etiquete
  11. Topic: Fashion Philosophy / Short Story: The Little Match Girl
  12. Topic: Fashion Philosophy / Short Story: An Angel in Disguise
  13. Topic: Ethics in Education /  Assignment
  14. Topic: Ethics in Education  / Short Story: The Monkey´s Paw
  15. Final Exam


Websites and Resources

  1. WordPress: It is the best blogging platform
  2. Blogger: It is the second best blogging platform
  3. Slideshare:  The Youtube  for slideshows and documents
  4. Quizlet: The best online memorization tool
  5. Canva: The easiest  design program in the world
  6. Clipgrab: A friendly downloader for youtube and other sites
  7. Teaching for MEP: All things MEP (Teaching English In Costa Rica)



  • Lesson #1: Introduction to Language Assessment (Overview)
  • Lesson#2: Testing, Assessing and Teaching
  • Lesson#3:  Principles of Language Assessment
  • Lesson#4:  Designing Classroom Language Tests
  • Lesson#5:  Understanding the Nature of Standarized Tests
  • Lesson#6:  Understanding Assessment based on the current MEP Guidelines
  • Lesson#7:  Applying MEP Policies into Testing
  • Lesson#8:  Midterm Exam
  • Lesson#9:  Assessing Listening
  • Lesson#10: Assessing Speaking
  • Lesson#11:  —————
  • Lesson#12:  Assessing Reading and Writing
  • Lesson#13:  Alternative Assessment method  and Types of Rubrics
  • Lesson#14:  Assessing Skills
  • Lesson#15:  Final Exam

Introduction to Drama

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