- Format:Cambridge Elevate
- Subject(s):English as a Second Language
- Qualification:Cambridge Checkpoint
- Author(s):Chris Barker, Libby Mitchell
- Available from: September 2016
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Cambridge Global English Stages 7-9 follow the Cambridge Lower Secondary English as a Second Language (ESL) Curriculum Framework.
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The Cambridge Elevate edition of Coursebook 8 is organised into eighteen thematic units based on the Cambridge International Examinations Scheme of Work for Stage 8. The topics and situations are selected to reflect this diversity and encourage learning about each other’s lives through the medium of English. It presents realistic listening, speaking, reading and writing tasks, as well as end-of-unit projects similar to those students might encounter in the context of a first-language school. After every other unit there is a literature spread, featuring authentic prose, poetry, plays and songs from a variety of sources. CEFR Level B1.
Stages 7-9 help to prepare learners for the Cambridge International Examinations Secondary 1 Checkpoint test
18 thematic units.
9 review units offer the opportunity to check and assess progress
Literature spreads, featuring authentic prose and poetry from a variety of sources
Skills-based approach to language learning
'Language tip' features highlight valuable linguistic points.
'Did you know?' features help students understand cultural nuances of language use.
'Use of English' features focus on key grammatical structures which are then practised in the unit.
Audio CD with recordings of literature texts and dialogues in Stage 8.
- 1. Languages of the world
- 2. E-communication
- Review of Units 1–2
- 3. Rivers and coasts
- 4. Great expeditions
- Review of Units 3–4
- 5. Sports and hobbies
- 6. Entertainment and media
- Review of Units 5–6
- 7. Household routines
- 8. Habitat interactions
- Review of Units 7–8
- 9. Buildings and structures
- 10. Design and shape
- Review of Units 9–10
- 11. Personality types
- 12. People and their jobs
- Review of Units 11–12
- 13. Shops and services
- 14. Possessions and personal space
- Review of Units 13–14
- 15. Natural disasters
- 16. Survivors
- Review of Units 15–16
- 17. Summer season
- 18. Using English
- Review of Units 17–18.
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