Teaching young learners english focuses on teaching English as a foreign language to children aged 7-12. It presents foundational concepts, best practices and practical suggestions on how to develop lessons and activities for the energetic and curious minds of young learners in the 21st C classroom.
One of the few points about education upon which pretty much everyone involved – parents, teachers, heads, governors, politicians and even (not that they are often asked their opinion) the children themselves – is in agreement, is that teaching young people to read and write is amongst the most important things schools can and should do.
Lights flash, sirens sound, and a fire truck speeds down the street toward a burning building. This may sound thrilling, but fighting fires ultimately requires an extreme amount of dedication and courage. This book gives young readers a glimpse of the risks firefighters face, as well as the heroism that helps save lives.
An elderly man reads to an elderly woman every day from a yellowed notebook that he carries around with him. He hopes that this notebook, which contains the memories of his love and life, will jog her memory, but it is not to be. Yet, he tries each day and does not give up because within its pages tells the story of Noah Taylor Calhoun, a young Southerner, and his great passion and love for Allison Nelson.
What is the difference between a rock and a gem? What makes the Hope Diamond so special? Why are some minerals fluorescent? Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1,200 stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult.
O. Henry's short story “One Thousand Dollars” opens with a brief and polite conversation between a young man and a lawyer. The lawyer offers the young man one thousand dollars, his apparent inheritance from a recently deceased uncle. “Young Gillian,” the young man in question, chuckles at the peculiar and specific amount of his inheritance. He marvels that, had his uncle bestowed a much larger or a much smaller amount of money upon him, he would better understand the bequest. As it stands, however, he is puzzled and stunned by the legacy of one thousand dollars exactly.
The Set Sail! Series focuses on getting young learners to enjoy communicating in English through a wide variety of activities in all four skills. Its pupil-centred approach motivates young learners, thus ensuring a positive experience in the English language classroom. In Set Sail! 3 and 4 pupils are exposed to across-the-curriculum sections which increase their level of engagement and improve their learning as pupils interact with their classmates, teachers, and members of the community while exploring other subject areas.