Opportunities is a new five-level course for teenagers. Modules of topic-based units provide rich, contemporary content based on a wide variety of information themes. With a discovery approach to grammar and an upfront focus on vocabulary, Opportunities ensures the most effective language learning for students.
New Reading and Listening texts motivate students to speak and think in English. New Exam Zones in the Powerbook build students exam skills and confidence.
Discovery approach to grammar and an up-front focus on vocabulary gives students maximum opportunity to learn * Educational and cultural input encourages students to learn more than just English and make lessons more memorable * Learner stra
* Grammar focus lessons guide students through the language and give thorough grammar practice. * Skills focus lessons and communication workshops provide a solid skills base. * Learning strategies throughout teach students how to become independent learners. * Culture corners give students a taste of life in the English speaking world. * Regular use of the FREE Mini-Dictionary extends students' vocabulary further. * Graded activities in the Language Powerbook provide practice for students of mixed levels.
*New Reading and Listening Texts motivate students to speak and think in English. *New exam zones in the Powerbook build students' exam skills and confidence. *New comprehensive testing programme provides total evaluation for students *Grammar and skills development give students a solid base for learning. *Training in independent study skills ensures good learning habits. *Cross curricular and cross cultural topics motivate students and engage their interest in the wider world.
Challenges provides * Coursebooks that can be completed in one year, giving students a clear sense of progress * Informative and engaging topics that involve teenagers in their learning * Unique features on word building and sentence pattern
* Discovery approach to grammar and an up-front focus on vocabulary gives students maximum opportunity to learn * Educational and cultural input encourages students to learn more than just English and make lessons more memorable * Learner strategies help students become better language learners * Quick Tests make assessment easier * The Video Workbook allows students to see and feel the culture that goes with the English language, through six documentary-type episodes on different elements of life in Britain
*'Check your grammar and vocabulary' and 'Check your progress' sections *'Word Power' boxes contain new vocabulary items *'Key Word bank' pages expand new vocabulary * Includes clearly labelled graded exercises * Mini-grammar offers additional explanation of the grammar covered * Self-assessment tests for students * Module diary allow students to check and assess what they have learnt *'Working with Dictionaries' section
In this level the theme of challenge in such topics as the achievements of talented women in history, dealing with teenage problems and fighting against tyranny. The characters in this level are at a school of performing arts: they have to do auditions, perform a piece of music and a song, make a film and give a presentation.
World Class is a four-stage course for secondary students of English. Each stage provides 90-100 classroom lessons. Once they have completed World Class 4 (intermediate level), students should be ready to move on to a First Certificate course. The course combines facts about the world with stories of fantasy and fiction, practical activities and everyday topics. This cross-curricular approach builds on students' natural curiosity. Because the modules contain the kind of material which students enjoy in their own language, they can relate to what they are learning. World Class student's books are divided into seven theme-based modules. Each module includes authentic reading material and ends with a revision lesson. Student's books also include an illustrated mini-dictionary which contains definitions and pictures of important new words. This feature encourages learner independence, expands vocabulary and improves dictionary skills. Teacher's books include detailed step-by-step lesson plans and suggestions for extra activities, as well as an integrated system of continuous assessment. Class cassettes contain all the listening texts and pronunciation exercises featured in the student's books. For extra practice, the activity books provide a variety of additional exercise material and learner training activities. Students can use the activity book cassettes in class or for extra listening practice at home. World Class 1 is intended for students studying English at the beginning of secondary level. It combines imaginative topics, games and activities with a systematic introduction to all the basic language areas. The themes are relevant and provide an interesting context for "Language Focus" and practice activities. World Class 1 enables students to become more independent in their learning, it bridges the gap from primary to secondary English.