Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction & Content Library

    • Introduction to the Virtual Language Laboratory

    • Using Zoom

    • Course Library & Important Links (UPDATED)

    • Pre-Work Quiz

  • 2

    Week 1

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Study Strategy - Memorizing Vocabulary

    • Goals and Theme (Online Discussion #1)

    • High-Frequency Words List - Intermediate A

    • Week 1 Live Class Video

  • 3

    Week 2

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Study Strategy - High-Frequency Words

    • Task - Adding More Vocabulary (Online Discussion #2)

    • New Article & New Community Space (This is big news!)

    • Week 2 Live Class Video

  • 4

    Week 3

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Study Strategy - Domain-Specific Vocabulary

    • Task - Let's Find High-Frequency Words in Context (Online Discussion #3)

    • Week 3 Live Class Video

  • 5

    Week 4

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Task - Theme-Specific Research (Online Discussion #4)

    • Task - Image Chart

    • Week 4 Live Class & Activity Instructions

    • Task - Video Submission

  • 6

    Week 5 - Halfway Mark

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Week 5 Live Class

  • 7

    Week 6

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Task - Textual Analysis Chart Part 1

    • Task - Textual Analysis Chart Part 2 (Online Discussion #5)

    • Study Strategy - Making Connections on Your Own

    • Task - Language Patterns (Online Discussion #6)

    • Week 6 Live Class

  • 8

    Week 7

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Task - Practice Some Phrases

    • Task - Write A Story (Online Discussion #7)

    • Task - Illustrate Your Story

    • Week 7 Live Class

  • 9

    Week 8

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Task - Let's Add More Words! (Online Discussion #8)

    • Task - Practice Speaking

  • 10

    Week 9

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Study Strategy - Conversation Buddy

    • Task - Practice Language Structures (Online Discussion #9)

    • Task - Image Chart

  • 11

    Week 10 - Coming Full Circle

    • Live Weekly Class (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM PDT)

    • Task - Share your Progress

    • Reflection on Growth (Online Discussion #10)

    • End-of-Class Survey