Language focus on real, useful language and high-frequency expressions, and are text, topic, and context driven.
Functional Language and Final Task sections bring together the smaller pieces to help students see “the big picture” via practical, real-life tasks.
A strong, systematic vocabulary building strand focuses on both lexical fields and vocabulary systems.
Notice boxes draw attention to generative patterns and the living/changing nature of language.
Avoidance/challenging of stereotypes – intercultural awareness foregrounded, e.g. inclusion of situations where no native speakers are present (as models for tasks).
A move away from traditional UK and USA settings to more global contexts.
An emphasis on “global English”, with a wide variety of non-native and non-standard accents in the audio program.
Inclusion of different text types from the ELT norm – new genres (e.g. blog posts), literary texts, signs, etc.
VLE-based tracking: teachers can see how well students have performed on interactive activities and whether they have completed them.
Student-focused social networking features: students will be motivated to use English in a format that has established popularity.
A “live” website: content will be added and updated regularly, which will encourage users to return frequently.
User-friendly: teachers can register their students to use the website independently, or they can integrate the content of the website into their teaching.
|Produto sob encomenda||Sim|
|Editora||Richmond - Moderna|
|Ano da edição||2012|
|Autor||Jones,Ceri; Goldstein, Ben|