There's more to writing ELT reading and listening comprehension activities than meets the eye! This module, written by experienced author Caroline Krantz, deconstructs and demystifies the process of writing great comprehension activities that really work. Tips, checklists and practical tasks with detailed keys will guide you through the decisions you need to take and the pitfalls you need to avoid. The module provides an invaluable bank of question stems and rubrics that you'll come back to time and time again. By the end of the module you'll have everything you need to write your own watertight comprehension activities. This module forms part of the ELT Teacher 2 Writer training course. The training modules are designed to help you write better ELT materials, either for publication, or simply to improve the quality of your self-produced classroom materials.
Changes is a four-level general English course for adult and young adult learners. Changes ensures that students have every opportunity to develop confident communicative ability as well as accuracy in English.
This book offers a range of perspectives and insights from around the world on the teaching and learning of listening, speaking, reading and writing. It brings together contributors from across six continents, who analyse a wide range of teaching and learning contexts, including primary, secondary, tertiary, private, and adult ESL/EFL classes. In doing so, they provide locally relevant accounts that nonetheless resonate with other contexts and wider concerns. This informative and practical edited collection will appeal to students and scholars who are interested in the four building blocks of language learning, as well as language education and teacher education.
In conformity with the objectives and recommendations of the latest National Curriculum Framework, we have developed Get Smart—A Multi-skill English Language Course comprising Coursebooks for Primers A and B and Primary Classes (Grades 1 to 5), and Workbooks and Literature Readers for Primary Classes (Grades 1 to 5). This series adopts an eclectic approach which keeps the child in the centre of learning and encourages teacher-student interaction as well as collaborative and experiential learning. This series follows the latest teaching-learning pedagogy and lays emphasis on the four language skills—listening, speaking, reading and writing—along with vocabulary and grammar. It combines the advantages of structural and communicative approaches. The universally accepted themes and language-learning activities have been blended for the progressive development of learning abilities, besides teaching life skills and values for the learner’s holistic development. Special Features of the Coursebooks • Themes include a wide range of universally-accepted prose and poetry. • Warm Up comprises a hands-on exercise or activity having direct relevance to the theme of the text. • Use Word Check tests whether the learners have understood the difficult words taught in the text. • Sum-up Text includes exercises covering textual questions that develop and test factual, inferential, evaluative and predictive understanding of the lesson. • Word Wise hones the pronunciation and vocabulary skills of the learners through a wide variety of topics. • Grammar Check consists of explanations and examples followed by exercises that not only help learners understand grammatical concepts but also apply them in various situations. • Listener’s Lap develops the listening skills of the learners through interesting texts, short poems, anecdotes, etc. along with the exercises based on these texts. • Speaking Track paves the way for the learners to participate in dialogue, role-play, choral speaking and other activities to enhance their communicative skills. • Pen Down includes different types of creative writing exercises used in everyday communication. • Finish Line at the end of every lesson, focuses on cooperative and collaborative activities that the learners may use in real-life situations Goyal Brothers Prakashan
This title highlights aspects of progression and continuity in the teaching of English across the Foundation and Primary years and encourages readers to develop an understanding of key principles and the confidence to apply these appropriately to their classroom practice.
Interchange Third edition is a four-level series for adult and young-adult learners of English from the beginning to the high-intermediate level. The Interchange Third Edition Level 1 Student's Book builds on the foundations established in the Intro for accurate and fluent communication, extending grammatical, lexical, and functional skills. Topics such as school, work, leisure activities, entertainment, and food are presented in unique ways using interesting real-life information. The Student's Book contains 16 teaching units, frequent progress checks that allow students to assess and monitor their own learning, and a listening self-study section. Included is a Student Audio CD that contains the conversation, pronunciation, and self-study sections from the Student's Book.
Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking provides the fundamental knowledge that ESL and EFL teachers need to teach the four language skills. This foundational text, written by internationally renowned experts in the field, explains why skills-based teaching is at the heart of effective instruction in English for academic purposes (EAP) contexts. Each of the four main sections of the book helps readers understand how each skill—reading, writing, listening, and speaking—works and explains what research has to say about successful skill performance. Pedagogically focused chapters apply this information to principles for EAP curriculum design and to instructional activities and tasks adaptable in a wide range of language-learning contexts. Options for assessment and the role of digital technologies are considered for each skill, and essential information on integrated-skill instruction is provided. Moving from theory to practice, this teacher-friendly text is an essential resource for courses in TESOL programs, for in-service teacher-training seminars, and for practicing EAP teachers who want to upgrade their teaching abilities and knowledge bases.
An exciting, seven-level course that enhances young learners' thinking skills, sharpening their memory while improving their language skills. This exciting seven-level course enhances your students' thinking skills, improving their memory along with their language skills. Super Minds develops creativity with visualisation exercises and art and craft activities, explores social values with lively stories and encourages cross-curricular thinking with fascinating 'English for school' sections. For ease of use, this Level 1 Teacher's Book is interleaved with pages from the Student's Book. It includes detailed lesson aims, clear instructions and a vast array of extra activities.