Includes everything you need to continue refining English skills including grammar explanations, vocabulary building exercises and Cambridge Exam practice, listening and reading comprehension. Preparation assistance is provided for TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS.
English Advanced | Key features
- A focus on accuracy and fluency
- Contemporary, real-world topics
- Grammar in communicative contexts
- Task-based listening activities
- A thorough pronunciation syllabus
- Frequent progress checks
English Advanced | book contents
Unit 1 – That’s what friends are for!
Personality types and qualities; relationships; turn ons and turn offs
Unit 2 – Career moves
Jobs; careers of the future; job skills; summer jobs
Unit 3 – Could you do me a favour?
Favours; formal and informal requests; messages
Unit 4 – What a story!
The media; news stories; exceptional events
Unit 5 – Crossing cultures
Cultural comparisons and culture shock; moving abroad; emotions; customs; tourism and travel abroad
Unit 6 – What’s wrong with it?
Consumer complaints; everyday problems; electronics; repairs
Unit 7 – The world we live in
The environment; world problems; current issues
Unit 8 – Lifelong learning
Education; learner choices; strategies for learning; personal qualities
Unit 9 – Improvements
Everyday services; recommendations; self-improvement
Unit 10 – The past and the future
Historic events and people; biography; the future
Unit 11 – Life’s little lessons
Milestones and turning points; behaviour and personality; regrets
Unit 12 – The right stuff
Qualities for success; successful businesses; advertising
Unit 13 – That’s a possibility.
Pet peeves; unexplained events; reactions; complicated situations and advice
Unit 14 – Behind the scenes
How a movie is made; media professions; processes; the entertainment industry
Unit 15 – There should be a law!
Recommendations; opinions; local concerns; controversial issues
Unit 16 – Challenges and accomplishments
Challenges; accomplishments; goals; volunteering