Explanations Definitions Examples
We know that English Language Conversation Skills consists of language abilities, conversation skills, social skills, culture knowledge and non-verbal communication skills.
English Conversation Lessons can be on one or more of the language skills or fully integrated practice sessions.
English conversation lesson examples include consonant and vowel pronunciation, syllable stress patterns in words, intonation and timing for phrases and expressions, polite words, formal vocabulary, slang and jargon use, correct greetings, use of active sentence constructions, listening carefully, answering directly, using correct gestures to reinforce or further explain spoken words.
English Conversation Classes tend to be fully integrated practice sessions. The conversation partner can be fellow language students or native speakers or ESL teachers.
The English Conversation Classes can be free-flowing with no corrections or be interrupted for corrections or interrupted for corrections and specific lesson review and then continued.
Some English Conversation Class ESL teachers require their students to write new vocabulary words and some will record the entire conversation class so that the students can play back the entire class to repeat and review all the words and pronunciation.
English Conversation Classes can be practice sessions for casual, informal, gossip, face-to-face and everyday conversations.
English Conversation Classes can be practice sessions for conferences, formal, polite, interview, two-way, presentations, consultation, or business small talk.
English Conversation Classes can be practice sessions for chitchat, Q and A, heart-to-heart talk, confab, powwow, bull sessions, talkfest, gabfest, pillow talk and rap sessions.
English Conversation Classes can be fully integrated practice sessions for academic subjects, leisure topics, politics, religion, sports, hobbies, activities, and interests.
English Conversation Classes can be fully integrated practice sessions for sports. The class can be structured to talk about amateur sports, Olympic sports or professional sports and maybe a specific sport like hockey or football. The sports conversation classes can cover sub-topics like leagues, past winners, current standings, coaches, owners, star players, salaries, statistics, dream teams, and future predictions.
English Conversation Classes can be fully integrated practice sessions for business conversations. How to introduce yourself your company and your products for sale. How to present to one person and small groups and larger groups. How to ask questions and how to answer questions. How to compare and contrast products and services. How to negotiate prices.
English Conversation Classes can be fully integrated practice sessions for music or movies. Some of the classes can be academic and discuss genre or style or methods. Some of the classes can be gossip such as "Brad and Angelina did this ..." or "Britney Spears was seen doing ..."
As a summary English Conversation Classes can be designed for the number, age, level and interests of the students. English Conversation Classes can be designed for the type of conversation, subjects of the conversation, topics and sub-topics of the conversation.
English Conversation Lessons and Classes Explanations Definitions Examples
There are several dictionary definitions for classes and lessons:
A group of students taught together according to a standing or a level or a subject.
A group of students meeting regularly to study a subject under the guidance of a teacher
A number of pupils in a school or a college, pursuing the same studies, ranked together, or graduated in the same year.
A group of students who meet at a regularly scheduled time or period to study the same subject.Lessons:
A section into which a course of study is divided; (ie) a single, continuous session of formal instruction in a subject; "The class was divided into 50 lessons".
The instruction given during one class or instruction period.
An exercise or assignment that a student is to prepare or learn within a given time.
Something that needs to be learned or the event through which it is learned.
A lesson is a course of instruction or anything instructive.
Something from which a person learns or should learn (ie) an instructive example.
A useful piece of practical wisdom acquired by experience or study.
Links to English classes available in Toronto and Vancouver
Link to ESL English Class page 1 - Basic English Language Skills
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