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ESL ELL EFL Intermediate Academic and Practical Vocabulary

In this four-week FLEX course, students will improve their academic and everyday English vocabulary
Elle O'Keeffe, MBA PhD
88 total reviews for this teacher
New class
Class
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
9-11
year olds
3-9
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific

Sun, Oct 2

Oct 2 – 30 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
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Description

Class Experience

Students will build their vocabulary to include words used in science, math, and geography, as well as those used to talk about school, home, and family. 

Students will build vocabulary through discussion and exercises about antonyms and synonyms. 

Students will build vocabulary and accuracy when using homophones and homographs. 

Learners will learn to analyze and build words using prefixes and suffixes. 

Course Schedule

Week One
Week of September 11
Topics: Vocabulary List One: adjectives and adverbs, Vocabulary List Two: prefixes and suffixes
Instructional Videos will be posted on Sunday and Thursday
Written exercises will be posted on Monday and Friday
Adjective and Adverb crossword puzzle 
Prefix and suffix Kahoot!
Creative project: write an acrostic poem using adverbs and adjectives from Vocabulary List One

Week Two
Week of September 18
Topics: Vocabulary List One: antonyms, Vocabulary List Two: synonyms
Instructional Videos will be posted on Sunday and Thursday
Written exercises will be posted on Monday and Friday
antonym and synonym memory game
antonym and synonym conversation challenge
Creative project: write a song about antonyms from Vocabulary List One that can be sung to the tune of your favorite song

Week Three
Week of September 25
Topics: Vocabulary List One: the vocabulary of science, math, and geography, Vocabulary List Two: prefixes and suffixes
Instructional Videos will be posted on Sunday and Thursday
Written exercises will be posted on Monday and Friday
The vocabulary of science, math, and geography Kahoot!
Prefix and suffix ad lib
Creative project: create a presentation in Powerpoint, Google Slides, or Canva teaching 4 of the words from Vocabulary List One

Week Four
Week of October 2
Topics: Vocabulary List One: homophones and homographs, Vocabulary List Two: the vocabulary of school, family, and home
Instructional Videos will be posted on Sunday and Thursday
Written exercises will be posted on Monday and Friday
Homophone and homograph criss-cross puzzle 
The vocabulary of school, family, and home fallen phrase puzzle
Creative project: write three puns using homophones and homographs from Vocabulary List One
I have earned a BA in English literature, an MA in technical writing, and a Ph.D. in English texts and technology. My education has allowed me to teach English to middle school, high school, and university students for more than 20 years. 
Students will complete assignments, games, and the optional creative activities at their own pace each week. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
We will use Kahoot! which requires using the link provided. Learners do not need to register or create an account. 
All materials will be provided. We will use Kahoot! which requires using the link provided. Learners do not need to register or create an account. 

Teacher

Elle O'Keeffe, MBA PhD
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Lives in the United States
Reader, Writer, and all-around Nerd
88 total reviews
63 completed classes

About Me

I teach English literature, conversation, and document design classes for native English speakers and English language learners. My teaching career began 20 years ago in a large high school and has since included 1:1 language coaching, university...Β 
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