CIP English On - Online Course - Speaking and Discussion

Speaking and Discussion

Speaking and Discussion Course is the most recommendable course and the most effective way to be heard and be understood.  This course is tailored to fit the needs of individual learners according to their age, English level and requirement. This course is Student centered wherein students are exposed to variety of dialogues and speeches for formal and informal speaking. We aim to help the students achieve clarity in the meaning of the English spoken.

General Objectives

  • Engage the students in various topics.
  • Learn how to stress keywords and sentences
  • Develop the skills needed for accurate and effective speaking
  • Perform an oral task based on reading, writing or listening inputs
  • Be able to see their progress in using speaking skills


  • Course Length:           4 to 24 weeks
  • Start Date:           Every Monday
  • Required Level:           Beginner to Advance
  • Required Age:           15 and above
  • Unit of Study:           25 / 50 minutes
  • Teacher             :           Filipino / Native
  • Teaching Tool:           One on One video class through Zoom, Skype, etc.
  • Progress Report:           After 20 sessions
  • Textbook:           Will be selected after the level test

Skill Output

This table shows the skills that will be covered in Speaking and Discussion Course.  Reflected also are the different levels and what is expected for each level.

Level Fluency and Interaction Pronunciation Vocabulary and Expression Grammar and Structure
Proficient                                 701 Can deliver public speech and interacts in different topics and environment. Is able to communicate with the sound and music of Standard American English Can use various figures of speech in meaningful sentences. Understands and uses a wide range of vocabulary and idioms. Can understand advanced grammar rule and applies it. Can receive and understand new grammatical information with less confusion.
Advance                                  601 Can interact with ease on different topics. Communicates the words with clarity and consistency Demonstrate understanding of complex words and relationships between words

comparing complex words

Can express ideas and opinions using correct grammar. Has mastered the usage of different tenses. Formulates long sentence using connectors.
Upper Intermediate        501 Can express oneself spontaneously. Work with the natural rhythm of spoken American English, avoiding the habit of pronouncing every word in a phrase as a content word Identify context clues such as restatement and/or contrast that enhance comprehension of new words Easily identifies switch time reference when recounting an experience or sharing a story. Properly arranges word order.
Intermediate                             401 Can initiate discourse and take turns in a developing topic for conversation Recognize and avoid common errors in the pronunciation and tries to demonstrate proper pronunciation Identifies connotative and denotative word meanings, and/or synonyms and antonyms Can put across his mind comfortably in a conversation. Tries to express using higher level of grammatical points.
Pre-Intermediate             301 Can initiate conversation on familiar topics and is able to keep the conversation going Recognize sound in a variety of context Make connections between new words and known vocabulary based on context clues Constructs narrative as in recounting experiences.
High Elementary                 201A Can interact on familiar topics with pauses convey a range of meanings, emotions or situations using intonations in statements, commands and questions Can use a range of affixation to produce basic words. Follows simple instructions and uses the grammatical points taught in daily conversation
Elementary                               201B Can make short utterances that are understandable Identifies voiced and voiceless sounds, syllabification, and aspiration and unaspiration of the three stop-plosive consonant groups. Can produce synonyms and antonyms of basic words Engages in a simple dialogue using daily sentence
Low Elementary                    201C Can interact in a simple way using very familiar expressions Use the guidelines for syllabication to correctly divide words. Can use frequently used words and expressions Can construct simple sentences with clear meaning. Responds with simple sentence and ask, simple questions.
Beginner                                101A Can ask and answer about simple personal details Identify individual sounds within a word. Can recognize and use a range of vocabulary Can understand and construct very simple sentences
Pre-Beginner                           101B Has very limited interactive and comprehension skill Demonstrate proper pronunciation of each vowel. Can understand very simple and commonly used expressions Responds to guided sentence construction