IGBO LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL SCHOOL
COURSE CALENDAR AND CONTENTS (2010-2011)
First Day of Classes: September 19, 2010
Last Day of Classes: June 19, 2011
Venue: Balfour Collegiate, College Avenue, Regina
Time: Sunday, 2:00PM – 4:00PM
We will use audiovisual teaching method (smart class, recorded lessons, printed lesson notes, projector and loud speakers, etc.) to enable our students learn Igbo language faster and in an effective way. This course comprises 22 lessons and 9 written or oral expression quizzes. Our method includes in-class grammar drills, pronunciation and conversation activities, and recorded lessons that students can access from their homes.
SEPTEMBER 19, 26 AND OCTOBER 3, 2010
Lesson 0: Introduction to Igbo School Online + Locating course materials. Lesson 1: Igbo Alphabet + Igbo Nouns + Parts of the human body. Lesson 2: Counting: Numbers from 1 to 50. Lesson Notes and Quiz one.
OCTOBER 17, 24 AND 31, 2010
Lesson 3: Introducing Yourself + Subject Pronouns + verb "ibu" + professions. Lesson 4: Introducing other people + written composition + saying place of origin + asking questions. Lesson Notes and Quiz Two.
NOVEMBER 7, 21 AND 28, 2010
Lesson 5: Verb "icho" (to want) + Present + Progressive + Profession. Lesson 6: More on verb Icho + Inwe and other verbs + Proverbs + Culture. Lesson Notes and Quiz Three.
DECEMBER 5, 2010, JANUARY 16 AND 23, 2011
Lesson 7: Greeting. Lesson 8: More on greeting + culture + song + idiom + proverbs. Lesson Notes and Quiz Four.
JANUARY 30, FEBRUARY 6 AND 13, 2011
Lesson 9: Reading + Telling the clock time. Lesson 10: Talking about festivals + Christmas + New Year wishes. Lesson Notes andQuiz Five.
FEBRUARY 27, MARCH 6 AND 13, 2011
Lesson 11: Counting Techniques: Higher Numbers 1 to billions. Lesson 12: Verb Iga (Present Tense) + Telling Where You Are Going.Lesson Notes and Quiz Six.
MARCH 27, APRIL 3 AND 10, 2011
Lesson 19: Reading of prescribed texts + Emphatic Pronouns + Verbs ilu and Imu. Lesson 20: Expressing One's Age + Verb Idi.Lesson 21: Expressing One's Age + Verb Igba. Lesson 22: Expressing One's Age + Dialogue.
Lesson 13: Verb Iga (Past Tense) + Telling Where You Went. Lesson 14: Verb Iga (Future Tense) + Telling Where You Will Go.Lesson Notes and Quiz Seven.
APRIL 17, MAY 8 AND 15, 2011
Lesson 15: Negation (Present / Past / Future Tenses). Lesson 16: Question Formation: YES or NO questions - Past / Present / Future.Lesson Notes and Quiz Eight.
MAY 22, 29 AND JUNE 5, 2011
Lesson 17: Telling what you are, were and will be. Lesson 18: Text + Possessive adjectives + verbs ito and inwe. Lesson Notes andQuiz Nine.
JUNE 12 and 19, 2011