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Cambridge Connection English Level 8 Coursebook for ICSE Schools
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  • ISBN:9781108377805
  • Format:Print/online bundle
  • Subject(s):English Language and Literature
  • Qualification:ICSE
  • Author(s):Sunirmal Chakravarthi, Anita Shourie
  • Available from: August 2017

Based on the latest CISCE curriculum, this is a language-rich series for the teaching and learning of English for classes 1 to 8.

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    Cambridge Connection – English is a eight-level series for the teaching and learning of English for classes 1 to 8.Based on the latest CISCE curriculum, it is a holistic course that inculcates in learners an appreciation for literature; proficiency in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing (LSRW); and a spirit of enquiry and lifelong learning. The course encourages active participation of learners in the process of knowledge construction through ample individual, pair and group work as well as self-assessment. The series comprises Coursebooks 1 to 8, Workbooks 1 to 8, comprehensive Teacher’s Books and TRP+.

  • Contents
    • Warm-ups to bring out real-life connections with the themes; In-text questions and facts to aid comprehension and offer additional information; About the Author, Poet and Playwright to place the texts in perspective

    • Comprehension to inculcate literal, inferential and critical reading

    • Language in Use with graded grammar for a clear understanding of language structures; Word Power to make vocabulary acquisition dynamic and diverse; Special sections for emphasis on Dictionary Work, Spelling and Punctuation

    • Listening and Speaking with pronunciation practice, practice in listening for various functions as well as expression in a variety of situations

    • Writing to hone functional and creative expression

    • Guided and research-based Activity sections to bring a real-life connect to concepts; Projects to inculcate research and presentation skills, ethics of teamwork and the ability to synthesise information

    • Life Skills to promote critical thinking and responsible social participation

    • My Learning pages offer self-evaluation slips to help students reflect upon and track their progress. The slips can be cut out and submitted to teachers for record keeping

    • Quick Connect, a detachable poster, provides a quick grammar review. The images when scanned offer additional resources.

    • Digital solutions TRP+ and Explore App with audio-visual elements for a dynamic learning experience. TRP+ offers structured teaching tools and stimulating learning experiences in classrooms with the help of Rich audio-visual elements—animations, slide shows and interactive units; Lesson plans and delivery tools; Test Maker to prepare worksheets and tests.

    • Introduction
    • Sneak Peek
    • The Sniper [Liam O'Flaherty]
    • Lake Isle of Innisfree [William Butler Yeats]
    • Sayonara [Anne Lindbergh]
    • The Village Blacksmith [Henry Wadsworth Longfellow]
    • The Eyes Have It [Ruskin Bond]
    • O Captain! My Captain! [Walt Whitman]
    • The Lady or the Tiger? [Frank Richard Stockton]
    • Zoos [Henry Louis Mencken]
    • I Run Away to Dover [Charles Dickens]
    • The Open Window [Hector Hugh Munro]
    • Where the Mind Is Without Fear [Rabindranath Tagore]
    • I Keep My Tryst with Everest [Bachendri Pal]
    • A Retrieved Reformation [William Sydney Porter]
    • The Battle of Blenheim [Robert Southey]
    • The Bet [Anton Chekhov]
    • The Last Stand at Thermopylae [Charles Morris]
    • On Killing a Tree [Gieve Patel]
    • Mark Antony's Speech [William Shakespeare]

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