SPEAKOUT has been developed in association with BBC Worldwide and BBC Learning English. SPEAKOUT is a comprehensive six-level general English course for adults that builds confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing using authentic materials from the BBC. With its wide range of support material, it meets the diverse needs of learners in a variety of teaching situations and helps to bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world. The real world in your classroom. Authentic DVD material from the BBC provides the springboard for meaningful speaking and writing tasks. Downloadable Video podcasts of real-life interviews provide models of authentic English. In addition, regular work on listening and speaking strategies equips students for communication in the real world. ActiveBook. - Students' Book in digital format - Integrated audio and video - Video podcasts for your mobile phone.
Improve your IELTS Skills is aimed at students between bands 4.5 and 7.5. The series has three preparation courses, Academic Reading, Academic Writing, and Listening and Speaking. The courses develop language, skills and test techniques to help students achieve a higher IELTS score. The three books in the series may be used together as a complete course or may be used to target specific skills. Or they may be used separately to supplement other coursebooks.
Focusing on IELTS: Listening and speaking skills, second edition, contains practical, in-depth strategies for developing listening and speaking skills in preparation for the IELTS examination. Ideal for independent study or class use, it has been designed for students who need to focus on specific test skills. Key features: - clear, up-to-date explanation of what is in the IELTS Listening and Speaking Tests; - explicit information about how IELTS candidates are assessed; - in-depth instruction to build specific test skills and strategies; - eighty-five exercises to extend skills and strategies; - expanded sections on vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation, designed to boost test performance; - practical guidance on how to develop a self-study program; - one complete Listening Practice Test; - three complete Speaking Practice Tests, with detailed analysis of each candidate's performance; - complete sets of questions for the three Speaking Tests; - full transcripts and answer key for all exercises and Practice Tests; - student-friendly design and layout; - four audio CDs featuring international accents.
The Student's Book without answers contains 8 topic-based units with stimulating speaking activities, a language reference, grammar and vocabulary explanations and examples, to ensure that students gain skills practice for each of the four papers of the IELTS test. The CD-ROM contains additional skills, grammar, vocabulary and listening exercises. A Testbank access code for four online IELTS Academic practice tests is inside this book (class-code from teacher required). Class Audio CDs, containing the recordings for the listening exercises, are available packaged separately or as part of the Student's Book Pack.