Next Generation is a two-level course for Bachillerato, combining complete preparation for the Pruebas de Accesso a la Universidad (PAU) exams with material that helps learners improve their English language skills for life. Teacher's Resource Book 2 combines comprehensive teaching notes for the six units of the Student's Book with photocopiable worksheets providing extra practice of vocabulary, grammar, writing and phrasal verbs, as well as tests, mock PAU exams and answer keys to the Workbook and all photocopiable activities. It also comes with the Class Audio CDs.
A complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology which combines academic material with practical exercises, both written and recorded. Since the publication of the first edition in 1983, this course has established itself as the most practical, comprehensive text in the field and become widely used in many parts of the world in universities and other institutions of higher education. It is used by both native and non-native speakers alike, and is suitable for those training to teach English as well as those studying the language at an advanced level. This new edition takes into account recent developments in the teaching of phonology. It includes updated references, fuller coverage of intonation, and a new chapter on different varieties of English with illustrative recorded material. English Phonetics and Phonology bridges the gap between simple pronunciation handbooks and technical phonetics and phonology textbooks. It presents the basic factual material and crucial theoretical issues in a practical and readable way. At the end of each chapter there are notes giving information on further reading, discussion of the more challenging issues, written exercises and, where appropriate, suggestions for teachers. In addition the audio CDs include recorded exercises for every chapter which are particularly helpful for non-native speakers. A full answer key is available at the back of the book. Additional exercises and other supporting material are available online.
Focus on Pronunciation 1 gives beginning to high-beginning students the tools, tips, and techniques to help them speak English clearly and accurately. The variety of activities and accessible style makes learning fun. A five-part structure allows focused practice in individual sound areas: Vowels; Consonants; Syllables and Stress in Words; Rhythms; and Intonation. Features Clear explanations and diagrams make the text easy to use. Engaging activities, including games and high-interest listening and speaking tasks, guide students from controlled practice to communicative interaction. Self-study material and audio CDs offer students a wealth of practice outside the classroom.
Complete CAE is a new course for the 2008 updated CAE exam. Informed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus and providing a complete CAE exam paper specially prepared for publication by Cambridge ESOL, it is the most authentic exam preparation course available. Complete CAE combines the very best in contemporary classroom practice with first-hand knowledge of the challenges students face. There are exercises to help students avoid repeating the typical mistakes that real CAE candidates make, as revealed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus. This topic-based course covers every part of the CAE exam in detail, ensuring that students are fully equipped to tackle each part of every paper. In addition, the accompanying free CD-ROM enables students to focus on their own particular areas of difficulty and work at their own pace.