Touchstone = Student Book + Workbook
Touchstone’s unique comprehensive syllabus offers truly communicative pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing tasks. With Touchstone in print, teachers and students are guaranteed lively lessons of personalized, learner-centered interaction exposure to natural English, and the development of learning strategies that students can take beyond the classroom.
Student Book features
- The ConversationStrategy lesson, which covers the important syllabus area of conversation management techniques
- A Vocabulary notebook, which offers practical learning tips and personalised activities while systematically covering vocabulary-building strategies
- Figure it out tasks, which offers practical learning tips and personalised Word sort tasks, which encourage students to take an active role in learning new vocabulary
- Personalized speaking practice is integrated with all language and skills activities
- Grammar is presented in natural contexts, with inductive tasks that develop language awareness.
Teachers Edition features
The interleaved Teacher’s Edition contains practical, step-by-step teaching notes for each page of the Student’s Book. It also offers:
- A wide variety of optional interactive classroom tasks geared to both small and large classes
- Extra homework ideas for each lesson
- Language notes that not only provide an overview of the language presented in each unit, but also give useful information, drawn from the Corpus, on the frequency of grammatical forms, words and expressions
- A photocopiable testing package containing twelve written and oral quizzes
- An audio CD which provides the recordings for the listening tasks in the testing package
- Audio scripts for all recorded material
- Unit by unit language summaries which include the unit vocabulary and expressions
- The Workbook answer key
Other Modes of Study Available
Touchstone Blended = Student Book + Online Workbook
Use the online Workbook to blend with the Student’ Book to offer studying flexibility.
Touchstone Premium Blended = Student Book + Online Workbook + Online Course
The fully-flexible blended learning course, providing a blended learning solution for any teaching situation.
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