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Insight is a new five-level English course for secondary students. It is a thought-provoking course which will challenge your students to reach their full potential. insight Student's Book is packed full of interesting, thought provoking topics and information rich texts which challenge students' opinions. Speaking tasks encourage your students to express their own opinions and to reflect on the information they have read and heard, really engaging with the material.
Teaching notes for every lesson in the Student's Book Ideas for additional activities Ideas for ways to support weaker students and stretch stronger students Culture and language notes.
The Writing Tutor consists of a selection of skills pages with information on how to write different types of texts, including essays, CVs, letters, movie reports, etc. Each of the skills pages comes with an example, background how-to information and useful phrases that enable the students to express their ideas appropriately and following academic standards.
The last decade has been one of dramatic progress in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP). This hitherto largely academic discipline has found itself at the center of an information revolution ushered in by the Internet age, as demand for human-computer communication and information access has exploded. Emerging applications in computer-assisted infor mation production and dissemination, automated understanding of news, understanding of spoken language, and processing of foreign languages have given impetus to research that resulted in a new generation of robust tools, systems, and commercial products.
Quick Work is a short course in Business English that providels material for approximately 30 hours of classroom teaching. Is very suitable for an intensive course and focuses on user's practical needs. Topics covered: Organisations, visitors and visits, sharing ideas (at the meeting), exchanging information (e-mails, phone calls), solving problems (products, advertising). Grammar brush up exercises.
Incorporating iPad Technology: Creating More Effective Language Classrooms
This article presents the benefits of utilizing the iPad in the ESL classroom, showing how lessons can become more effective, paving the way for more motivating and engaging English language learning. It also provides information which guides ESL teachers in choosing appropriate apps for transformative lessons and information on apps that have been used in ESL classrooms.