Focus on Grammar 1 / Edition 2 available in Multimedia Set
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- Pearson Education ESL
With a fresh new design and a host of updated exercises and activities, the popular Focus on Grammar series is more practical and accessible than ever. Known for its focus on English grammar through contextualized listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities, this lively integrated skills course helps students bridge the gap between comprehending grammatical structures and actually using them.
Centered on thematic instruction, Focus on Grammar combines controlled and communicative practice in a consistent approach that’s a proven success among students at all levels. Each unit progresses through four steps: Grammar in Context, Grammar Presentation, Focused Practice, and Communication Practice, using a unique format that makes the program easy for students to understand – and for teachers to implement.
Each Student Book features:
- Clear presentations and charts that make grammar easy to learn.
- Creative activities that stimulate communication.
- New high-interest readings that are rich in content.
- From Grammar to Writing sections that build composition skills.
- Review Tests to confirm progress and improve scores on standardized tests.
- New Internet activities for individual, pair, or group work.
Other Components (Available Separately):
- Workbook offers a wealth of additional exercises.
- Audio CD provides opportunities for both task-based and extended listening.
- CD-ROM software features contextualized, interactive activities for listening, reading, and writing practice.
- Teacher’s Manual includes numerous teaching tips, audioscripts for all recorded exercises, and a CD-ROM with PowerPoint presentations and blackline masters. Also includes Student Book Answer Key.
- New Assessment Package for each lever features placement, diagnostic, and achievement tests; general proficiency tests; audio CD with scripts; and test-generating software with thousands of items to create class-appropriate tests.
- Transparencies of all grammar charts in the Student Books help instructors point out important patterns and structures.
- Test-generating CD-ROM allows teachers to create and customize tests quickly and easily, and is available alone or in the Assessment Package.
- Companion Website provides students with grammar practice in new contexts through web-based exercises.
For online work, see Focus on Grammar Interactive 1.
|Publisher:||Pearson Education ESL|
|Edition description:||Includes audio CD|
|Product dimensions:||8.35(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.53(d)|
About the Author
Joshua Cole (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His research focuses on gender and the history of population sciences, colonial violence, and the politics of memory in nineteenth- and twentieth-century France, Germany, and Algeria. He is the author of The Power of Large Numbers: Population, Politics and Gender in Nineteenth-Century France.
John Robertson received both his M.A. and his Ph.D. in ancient history from the University of Pennsylvania. A specialist in the social and economic history of the ancient Near East, Professor Robertson has published several articles in major scholarly journals and contributed articles to such major reference works as the recently published Civilizations of the Ancient Near East.
Thomas Max Safley is associate professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania. A specialist in the economic and social history of early modern Europe, his particular research interests include the history of the Reformation, the family, charity, work, and business. In addition to numerous articles and reviews, Professor Safley is the author of Let No Man Put Asunder: The Control of Marriage in the German Southwest, 1550—1620 (1984) and Charity and Economy in the Orphanages of Early Modern Augsburg (1996).
Carol Symes (Ph.D. Harvard University) is Associate Professor of History and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the History Department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where she has won the top teaching award in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Her main areas of study include medieval Europe, especially France and England; cultural history; history of information media and communication technologies; and history of theatre. She is the author of A Common Stage: Theater and Public Life in Medieval Arras.