Active Skills for Communication is an exciting new three-level series that develops learners' speaking and listening skills. Written by ELT specialists Curtis Kelly and Chuck Sandy, with series consultant Neil J. Anderson, the series uses the ACTIVE approach to help learners become more fluent, confident-and active-speakers of English. Each unit contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step activities that lead toward a major speaking task. The tasks are based on real-life situations and are designed to increase self confidence and foster positive attitudes towards learning English.
The most up-to-date TOEFL test prep manual on the market, the fifteenth edition of Barron's TOEFL iBT is available in options that include a book with two MP3 CDs and CD ROM.
A general overview of the TOEFL Ibt. Seven model TOEFL iBT tests with answer explanations and sample writing and speaking responses. A review of required academic skills, including note taking, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing. A review of language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English.
Talk toolkits of teachers and children: An analysis of talk between teachers and children On the carpet:Organising talk with children when starting and finishing lessons Ground rules for exploratory talk: Why is exploratory talk so important? Speaking and listening for reading and writing: Basing reading and writing on talk, using story examples Talk for learning across the curriculum: Strategies which stimulate and support exploratory talk in any curriculum area Talk about opinions and feelings: Exploratory talk to elicit opinions and reasons, using a story example
Perfect English Grammar: The Indispensable Guide to Excellent Writing and Speaking
Expert linguist Grant Barrett gives you all the tools you need to improve your everyday communication―from perfecting your punctuation to polishing your speaking skills―with his accessible, go-to grammar guide.