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The Standby Book

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The Standby Book

The Standby Book
Activities for the Language Classroom


Seth Lindstromberg

English Type

International English







Date Published

September 1997

Product description

The Standby Book is an anthology of more than 120 language learning activities contributed by 33 teachers. It includes complete lesson suggestions; activities which can be used to build complete lessons; suggestions for variations and extensions of the activities; example texts and photocopiable handouts. Activities cover areas including conversation practice; vocabulary learning; reading; writing; fluency practice; warming up and changing pace; team building; confidence building; revision and for fun. The Standby Book has been compiled as a support for teachers who teach young adults and adults on General English courses, groups of business and professional people, students of English for Academic Purposes, Literature or those following exam preparation courses.

Key features

  • Provides more than 120 language teaching activities suitable for use with adult and young adult learners.
  • Activities are appropriate for use in a wide range of situations, including EAP, ESP and exam classes.
  • Activities are contributed by 33 experienced teachers, many of them published authors.

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