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Leveling our Young Learners

Let's find out how we can identify their level.

If we remember our way of leveling our adult students, there are descriptors we can follow. We have created one for our young students based on research, experience and the 51talk leveling system.

This is what we use to level our students:

We indicate the number of stars based on their performance per category in our lesson. 

Now, using the same tool, let's follow these descriptors for our young learners.

Pronunciation and Intonation:

1 Point:

Student did not have a clear pronunciation & intonation, and there are many mistakes.

2 Points:

Student did not have a very clear pronunciation & intonation, and there are some mistakes.

3 Points: 

Student had a clear pronunciation, some of them are correct, and some of them wrong. And we hope student could have a better intonation.

4 Points: 

Student had a clear pronunciation, most of them are correct, but there are a few mistakes. And we hope student could have a better intonation.

5 Points:

Student had a clear pronunciation & intonation, and all of them are correct. 

Reading Comprehension:

1 Point: 

Student could not understand the reading passage, or use phonics for reading at all. Could not finish reading tasks.

2 Points: 

Student could understand the reading passage, but could not use phonics for reading. Could not read out loud.

3 Points: 

Student could understand the reading passage, and could use some phonics. But could not read fluently, and with many mistakes.

4 Points: 

Student could understand the reading passage, and could use some phonics. Student could read fluently, but with some mistakes.

5 Points

Student could understand the reading passage, and could use some phonics. Student could read fluently, and with almost no mistakes.

Vocabulary:

1 Point:

Student was not familiar with all the words / target language being presented and only produced isolated words. 

2 Points:

Student knew few words presented but demonstrates limited range and control of the target language.

3 Points:

Student was able to talk about the target language but can only convey basic points about the words.

4 Points:

Student had a clear pronunciation, most of them are correct, but there are a few mistakes. And we hope student could have a better intonation.

5 Points:

Student had a clear pronunciation & intonation, and all of them are correct. 

Oral expression:

1 Point:

Student could not interact with teacher, or answer teacher’s questions at all.

2 Points: 

Student could barely interact with teacher, or answer teacher’s questions. But could say some single words

3 Points:

Student could interact with teacher, or answer some of teacher’s questions. But could not express fluently or with many mistakes.

4 Points:

Student could interact with teacher, or answer some of teacher’s questions. Student could express fluently, but with some mistakes.

5 Points:

Student could interact with teacher and answer teacher’s questions fluently with very few mistakes.

Listening comprehension:

1 Point:

Student could not understand teacher’s language, and could not follow teacher’s instructions at all.

2 Points:

Student could not understand most of teacher’s language, and could not follow most of teacher’s instructions. But student could finish a few tasks in the lesson.

3 Points:

Student could understand around half of teacher’s language, and could finish around half of the tasks by following teacher’s instructions.

4 Points:

Student could understand most of teacher’s language, and could finish most of the tasks by following teacher’s instructions.

5 Points:

Student could completely understand teacher’s language, and finish all the tasks by following teacher’s instructions.

True or False

  • Student could not understand most of teacher’s language, and could not follow most of teacher’s instructions. But student could finish a few tasks in the lesson. Student could barely interact with teacher, or answer teacher’s questions. But could say some single words Student could understand the reading passage, but could not use phonics for reading. Could not read out loud. Student did not have a very clear pronunciation & intonation, and there are some mistakes. Student knew few words presented but demonstrates limited range and control of the target language. Therefore, the student is Level 1.
  • Student could not understand teacher’s language, and could not follow teacher’s instructions at all. Student could not interact with teacher, or answer teacher’s questions at all. Student could not understand the reading passage, or use phonics for reading at all. Could not finish reading tasks. Student did not have a clear pronunciation & intonation, and there are many mistakes. Student was not familiar with all the words / target language being presented and only produced isolated words. Therefore, the student is Level 1.
  • Student could not understand teacher’s language, and could not follow teacher’s instructions at all. Student could barely interact with teacher, or answer teacher’s questions. But could say some single words Student could understand the reading passage, but could not use phonics for reading. Could not read out loud. Student did not have a very clear pronunciation & intonation, and there are some mistakes. Student knew few words presented but demonstrates limited range and control of the target language. Therefore, the student is Level 1.
  • Student could not understand teacher’s language, and could not follow teacher’s instructions at all. Student could interact with teacher, or answer some of teacher’s questions. But could not express fluently or with many mistakes. Student could understand the reading passage, but could not use phonics for reading. Could not read out loud. Student did not have a very clear pronunciation & intonation, and there are some mistakes. Student was able to talk about the target language but can only convey basic points about the words. Therefore, the student is Level 1.
  • Student could understand most of teacher’s language, and could finish most of the tasks by following teacher’s instructions. Student could interact with teacher, or answer some of teacher’s questions. Student could express fluently, but with some mistakes. Student could understand the reading passage, and could use some phonics. Student could read fluently, but with some mistakes. Student had a clear pronunciation, most of them are correct, but there are a few mistakes. And we hope student could have a better intonation. Student was able to talk about all the words presented/target language but uses the words with limited flexibility. Therefore, the student is Level 1.
  • Student could understand most of teacher’s language, and could finish most of the tasks by following teacher’s instructions. Student could interact with teacher, or answer some of teacher’s questions. Student could express fluently, but with some mistakes. Student could understand the reading passage, and could use some phonics. Student could read fluently, but with some mistakes. Student had a clear pronunciation, most of them are correct, but there are a few mistakes. And we hope student could have a better intonation. Student was able to talk about all the words presented/target language but uses the words with limited flexibility. Therefore, the student is Level 4.

Choose the right level

Video Analisys

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Figure out the level of the student.
  3. Tick your answer.

  • Level 1
  • Level 0
  • Level 2
  • Level 4

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What's in store for your students if they enroll?

We offer...

A brand-new English language curriculum with a design of sophistication, covering all levels from K to G6, or from kindergarten to grade six. For each grade, there are eighteen units, each of which contains eight lessons, for a total of 144 sessions for each grade and 1008 for the whole curriculum.

Classic English Junior 4 (CEJ4) design

This course is designed so that it will closely relate to the student's daily life, nature, and the social context which kids at specific ages might come into contact with.


*(Level 0) 

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The course style is also designed according to kid's visual preferences. There are games and other activities that appeal to young learners.



                                                                     *(Level 1 - 3)

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These activities and interaction are ways for us to present new words and target languages. Altogether, they make great training in the four language skills - listening, speaking, reading, writing.


*(Level 4 - 6)

Which designs are included in our CEJ4?

  • It is a brand-new English language curriculum with a design of sophistication.
  • Contents closely related to daily life, nature, and the social context which kids at specific ages might come into contact with.
  • The font styles are easily recognized by the students with it's rounded shapes and big font sizes.
  • The pictures and questions are designed for kids according to their visual preferences.
  • There are games and other activities in the lesson that promotes interactivity and appeal.
  • The characters resemble real life characters that students can relate to.
  • Overall, it's a good training for the four language skills.

CEJ Concept and Objectives

These are what the students should be able to do in these levels.

These are the topics and activities per student level.

What skills do they acquire during their lessons?

  • All-around improvement in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • The mastery of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, language forms and knowledge
  • Learning through Communicative Approach *(learning through the use of the real meaning)
  • Learning through CLIL Approach 2 *(Content and language integrated learning)
  • The Key Skills A 21st Century Citizen Must Have

What happens when the finish a grade?

After the completion of each grade, students will be awarded a certificate as a proof of achievement. The Certificate of Completion issued by 51Talk.

Let's Match

  • Level 0
    Can read the alphabet, identify small and capital letters
  • Levels 1 - 3
    Can use every day English to communicate and express personal ideas
  • Levels 4 - 6
    Can communicate freely, and discuss familiar topics

Let's put these in order

Put the course syllabus in order for a level 0 student (ages 3 - 6)

  • Conversation
  • Letter
  • Conversation
  • Review (1)
  • Conversation
  • Letter
  • Conversation
  • Review (2)

Let's Fill in the Blanks

  1. All-around improvement in listening,  , reading and   skills
  2. The mastery of  , pronunciation, grammar, language   and knowledge
  3. The Communicative Approach *(learning through the use of the )
  4. Learning through CLIL Approach 2 *(and language learning)
  5. The Skills A 21st Century Must Have

 

After the completion of each grade, students will be awarded a as a proof of achievement. The issued by 51Talk.