Letter to the Coursebook Writers

Levels: intermediate to advanced.
Ages: teens; adults.
Type: writing a real letter; reflecting on progress; class discussion; homework.
Skills: listening; speaking; writing drafts and final copies of the letter.
Language focus: vocab and grammar of formal letters; vocab – agreeing/disagreeing/expressing opinions.

Listening/Speaking: 4-Way Dictation

Levels: strong elementary to advanced.
Ages: kids; teens; adults.
Type: working with recordings and tapescripts.
Skills: listening.
Language focus: revising vocabulary and grammar; textual cohesion.

Grammar/Vocabulary Revision: Text-Stripping

Levels: strong pre-intermediate to advanced.
Ages: teens; adults.
Type: working with written texts.
Skills: listening; speaking; reading; writing; pronunciation (precision and clarity).
Language focus: grammar and vocab structures from the text; textual cohesion and register.