Age: 14-16

Language Proficiency Level: Intermediate

Native Language Background: Various

Class Size: 12 students

Content Area: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

Class Needs/Goals: Students will be able to use recourses in order to express/state their opinions, acknowledging the opponent's views and convincing the audience that their own argument is stronger.

Computer Experience: Students are efficient users of Word, Internet and PowerPoint.

Recent Class Work: Includes a movie unit, informative-argumentative essays, a field trip to the local theater and interaction with the actors and the director.