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Total Conversation Program (TCP)

Objective

  • To give students the language and confidence to communicate effectively in common face-to-face situations

Logistics

  • One lesson per week
  • Conversation only
  • Up to 50 students per class
  • Delivered through SINE multimedia PowerPoint presentations

Fife-Step Methodology

18 Sessions Per Term

10 Conversation Sessions

2 Everyday English sessions

3 skills focus sessions

3 standard test sessions

TCP Student Books - Fast Track

SINE has developed the Fast Track series of student books to enable students to gain the maximum benefit from the TCP program. SINE provides one colour Fast Track student books for each student each term. These allow the students to keep a clear written record of all vocabulary and target language covered.

  • There are 18 sessions of TCP per term.
  • Ten sessions focus on conversation.
  • Two sessions focus on everyday English.
  • Three sessions are skills specific with one session each on listening, writing, and reading.
  • There are three standardized test sessions allowing for accurate records of progress and comparisons between schools and between teachers.