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Four Corners

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Four Corners is an integrated four-skills English course for adults and young adults.

Easy and enjoyable to teach, it combines proven communicative methodology with a practical outcomes-based approach. Four Corners features a clear presentation of vocabulary, a thorough grammar syllabus, and an everyday functional language lesson in every unit together with systematic practice of all four skills. Four Corners places special emphasis on helping students become confident and competent speakers of English. Speaking activities at the end of every lesson, tied to clearly labelled measurable outcomes, enable students to see the results of their learning and help them see their progress.

Four Corners

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  • Easy to use and reliable approach for busy teachers, especially non-native English speaking teachers. The familiar activity types, clear signposting and scaffolding of Four Corners help teachers deliver enjoyable and effective lessons in every class.
  • By presenting and practicing functional language as a separate strand of the syllabus, Four Corners helps students master the key phrases and expressions they need to communicate effectively in everyday situations.
  • By finishing each lesson with a task-based Speaking activity, Four Corners lets students use the language they have just learned to talk about themselves, giving them a sense of accomplishment and confidence in their ability to communicate.

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Beginning – Intermediate

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Online Workbooks

Our Online Workbooks allow students to collaborate and communicate, and enable teachers to easily track work and progress.Teachers can register on the Cambridge Learning Management System (CLMS) and check them out.

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Interview with Jack C. Richards

A video interview with the author of Four Corners where he introduces you to the course and its core proposition.

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