Students with limited knowledge of English will learn basic conversation, pronunciation, and grammar that will enable the student to function in a totally English environment.
English Beginner | 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 Beginner | Book contents
Unit 1 – Please call me Beth.
Introductions and greetings; names, countries and nationalities
Unit 2 – What do you do?
Jobs, workplaces and school; daily schedules; clock time
Unit 3 – How much is it?
Shopping and prices; clothing and personal items; colours and materials
Unit 4 – I really like hip-hop.
Music, movies and TV programs; entertainers; invitations and excuses; dates and times
Unit 5 – I come from a big family.
Families; typical families
Unit 6 – How often do you exercise?
Sports, fitness activities and exercise; routines
Unit 7 – We had a great time!
Free-time and weekend activities
Unit 8 – What’s your neighbourhood like?
Stores and places in a city; neighbourhoods; houses and apartments
Unit 9 – What does she look like?
Appearance and dress; clothing and clothing styles; people
Unit 10 – Have you ever ridden a camel?
Past experiences; unusual activities
Unit 11 – It’s a very exciting place!
Cities; hometowns; countries
Unit 12 – It really works!
Health problems; medication and remedies; products in a pharmacy
Unit 13 – May I take your order?
Food and restaurants
Unit 14 – The biggest and the best!
World geography and facts; countries
Unit 15 – I’m going to a soccer match.
Invitations and excuses; leisure-time activities; telephone messages
Unit 16 – A change for the better!
Life changes; plans and hopes for the future