Top Notch is a dynamic 4-level course for international communication, sets a new standard using the natural language that people really speak. With a rock-solid approach, Top Notch provides students with an opportunity to confirm their own progress at the end of every easy-to-teach lesson.
Joan Saslow is the author of a number of textbook series for adults and young adults, including Ready to Go, Workplace Plus, and Literacy Plus. She was also the Series Director of True Colors: An EFL Course for Real Communication, and of True Voices, an EFL video course. Ms. Saslow’s special interest is in distinguishing the needs of the EFL and ESL learner and creating materials appropriate for each. Ms. Saslow has taught in Chile and the United States in a variety of programs, including binational centers, academic programs, intensive language programs, and workplace programs. Ms. Saslow has been an editor, a teacher-trainer, a language learner, and a frequent speaker at gatherings of English teachers throughout the world.
Allen Ascher, formerly Director of the International English Language Institute at Hunter College, has been a teacher, teacher-trainer, author, and publisher. He has taught in language and teacher-training programs in both China and the United States. Mr. Ascher has an MA in Applied Linguistics from Ohio University. Mr. Ascher is author of Think About Editing: A Grammar Editing Guide for ESL Writers. As a publisher, he played a key role in the creation of some of the most widely used materials for adults. Mr. Ascher has provided lively workshops for teachers throughout the United States, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East.
Content CD-ROM: interactive workbook (fill in, true/false, sentence scramble, multiple choice), games and puzzles (spelling, crossword, quiz show), Top Notch Pop (Songs / Karakoke), speaking practice (role play, play/record)
1) STUDENT'S BOOK
---original version (single JPEGs in RAR, 1 file, 199 MB) by lucius5
---converted version (1 PDF
---size reduced version (1 PDF in RAR 3.20, 10.2 MB) by Pumukl
2) PREVIEW (of software interface)
1) NRG VERSION (NRG in RAR, 230 MB, splitted into 3 parts)
(Image has to be mounted first before running, or burn with Nero)
2) EXE VERSION (EXE in RAR, 83 MB, 1 file) by Pumukl
(just unrar and run "Top_Notch.exe") See technical note below!
(Tested on Win98 / 2000-SP4 / XP Pro SP2)
- This disk can be played as an interactive CD-ROM or as an audio CD - you have to use the NRG version, if you want to use this CD as an Audio CD in your CD player!
- For the exercises -as shown in the SAMPLE above- you can use the EXE-version.
3) TEACHER'S BOOK
---original version (single PDF in RAR splitted into 4 parts,
---size reduced version (1 PDF in RAR , 14.4 MB) by decabristka
4) TEACHER'S RESOURCE CD
--- PDF in RAR, 23,48 MB
---PDF, 7,94 MB
6) Class Audio Program add thanks to JohnyMoyata
---MP3 107572 KB , in rar