Compact Key for Schools Workbook (PDF + CD)
Other / 20 April, 2015

Compact Key for Schools is a focused, 50 – 60 hour course for the Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools exam. The Workbook without answers provides further practice of language and vocabulary introduced in the Student’s Book with a six-page section focusing specifically on vocabulary. The accompanying Audio CD contains extra listening material for practice at home, including exam-style tasks.

Compact Key for Schools Student’s Book (PDF + CD)
Other / 20 April, 2015

Compact Key for Schools is a focused, 50 – 60 hour course for the Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools exam. This Student’s Book features twelve topic-based units with focused exam preparation to maximise the performance of school-age learners. Units contain pages on Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Grammar and Vocabulary. A Grammar reference covers key areas in the syllabus and unit-based wordlists include target vocabulary with definitions. A Speaking Guide provides extra support for this paper. The accompanying CD-ROM provides interactive grammar, vocabulary and exam skills tasks including listening. The Student’s Book includes a full practice test. A further practice test with audio is available online. Class Audio CD containing the listening material for this course is available separately.

The MICHIGAN Guide to Writing Well and Success on High-Stakes Tests (PDF)
Other / 17 April, 2015

  The MICHIGAN Guide to Writing Well and Success on High-Stakes Tests The Writing Template Book is a practical how-to guide for academic writers. Because good writers automatically develop their own internal writing templates that impose clarity and structure on their material, this text provides template examples to help less experienced writers produce the reliable, replicable syntax that is essential to good writing. The Writing Template Book provides numerous examples and practice exercises on writing summaries, thesis sentences, introductions, conclusions, and the bodies of typical essays and papers.

Technical Writing for Success, Third Edition (PDF)
Other / 12 April, 2015

Taking an applied approach to teaching workplace writing, Technical Writing for Success, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive text designed to focus on skills that employers demand in today’s workplace-thinking, listening, composing, revising, and editing. Students are encouraged to acquire many workplace skills through integrated and applied instruction so that mastering technical writing is relevant and exciting.   Abundant model documents reflect Office 2007 formats and include questions providing critical thinking opportunities. This comprehensive text features an engaging writing style, student and real-world models, write-to-learn activities, expanded oral presentation coverage, and much more. Technical Writing for Success, 3rd Edition provides instruction on the less common documents not covered in general communication texts, e.g., proposals, news releases, science lab reports, and instructions. Chapter contents include technical research; writing for the Web; brief informative, brief investigative and recommendation reports; as well as technical reading.   Features/Benefits “Communication Dilemma” focuses on happenings in the workplace that provide real-world situations for critical thinking. “Communication Technologies” introduce cutting edge communication systems to broaden awareness of emerging technologies. Chapter on “Technical Reading” equips students for reading in the workplace. “Warm Up” activity in every section focuses students on what they already know about the subject. “Stop and…

Reading Challenge 3 2nd Edition (PDF + CD)
Other / 30 March, 2015

Reading Challenge, Second Edition is a three-book non-fiction reading series designed for intermediate to advanced English language learners. The series presents a wide range of topics through controlled language aimed to engage the interest of readers while ensuring that the content remains accessible. The graded reading passages found in three books of the Reading Challengeseries allow learners to comfortably progress from easily accessble readings to more challenging ones through repeated exposure to frequently encountered non-fiction language structures and vocabulary. In addition to developing students’ reading skills, the exercises in the Reading Challenge series provide learners the opportunity to practice listening, speaking, and writing through activities specifically targeting each of these skills. Key Features Non-fiction passages accessible to low-proficiency readers Annotated vocabulary to facilitate comprehension of reading passages Multiple vocabulary and reading development exercises in each unit Common idiomatic expressions within each passage Useful grammar points to promote students’ reading and writing skills Extension activities to allow further reflection on the topic Listening, speaking, and writing exercises to reinforce students’ acquisition of language structures Free Audio CD includes all reading passage and listening exercises

Reading Challenge 2 2nd Edition (PDF + CD)
Other / 29 March, 2015

Reading Challenge, Second Edition is a three-book non-fiction reading series designed for intermediate to advanced English language learners. The series presents a wide range of topics through controlled language aimed to engage the interest of readers while ensuring that the content remains accessible. The graded reading passages found in three books of the Reading Challengeseries allow learners to comfortably progress from easily accessble readings to more challenging ones through repeated exposure to frequently encountered non-fiction language structures and vocabulary. In addition to developing students’ reading skills, the exercises in the Reading Challenge series provide learners the opportunity to practice listening, speaking, and writing through activities specifically targeting each of these skills. Key Features Non-fiction passages accessible to low-proficiency readers Annotated vocabulary to facilitate comprehension of reading passages Multiple vocabulary and reading development exercises in each unit Common idiomatic expressions within each passage Useful grammar points to promote students’ reading and writing skills Extension activities to allow further reflection on the topic Listening, speaking, and writing exercises to reinforce students’ acquisition of language structures Free Audio CD includes all reading passage and listening exercises

Reading Challenge 1 Second Edition- Malarcher Casey, Janzen Andrea. (PDF + CD)
Other / 27 March, 2015

Reading Challenge, Second Edition is a three-book non-fiction reading series designed for intermediate to advanced English language learners. The series presents a wide range of topics through controlled language aimed to engage the interest of readers while ensuring that the content remains accessible. The graded reading passages found in three books of the Reading Challenge series allow learners to comfortably progress from easily accessible readings to more challenging ones through repeated exposure to frequently encountered non-fiction language structures and vocabulary. In addition to developing students’ reading skills, the exercises in the Reading Challenge series provide learners the opportunity to practice listening, speaking, and writing through activities specifically targeting each of these skills. Key Features: – Non-fiction passages accessible to low-proficiency readers – Annotated vocabulary to facilitate comprehension of reading passages – Multiple vocabulary and reading development exercises in each unit – Common idiomatic expressions within each passage – Extension activities to allow further reflection on the topic – Listening, speaking, and writing exercises to reinforce students’ acquisition of language structures

Basic Tactics for Listening 3 Edition Teacher’s Book (PDF)
Other / 23 March, 2015

Tactics For Listening is a comprehensive, three-level listening series that features high-interest topics to engage and motivate students. The Teacher’s Book with audio CD includes guidelines for each activity; the Midterm and Final tests with CD; vocabulary lists and tapescripts for the audio program and photocopiable worksheets; optional extension activities; and an answer key.

New Headway Pronunciation Course: Elementary. Sarah Cunningham & Peter Moor (PDF + CD)
Other / 12 March, 2015

A course in English pronunciation to complement New Headway. The units can stand alone. Nice cartoons with gentle sense of humour. The authors must be real professionals: they have included a mixture of phonemes that different nationalities find difficult; and a range of Stress, Rhythm and Intonation subjects all covered in a very practical way and including times and dates.

Better English Pronunciation Second Edition. J. D. O’Connor (PDF + CD)
Other / 12 March, 2015

This is the new edition of a highly successful and widely used text on pronunciation. It provides a systematic and thorough introduction to the pronunciation of English to help intermediate and more advanced students improve their production of the spoken language. After a short introduction to pronunciation problems the author explains how the speech organs work; he then deals with each sound separately before dealing with words in combination, rhythm-patterns and intonation. Practice material is given at intervals throughout the book. The particular difficulties of the speakers of certain other languages are noted, and remedial exercises provided. A recording of all the practice material in the book is available on cassettes.