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True to Life Pre-Intermediate Personal Study Audio CD: English for Adult Learners (True to Life)by Ruth Gairns
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True to Life is a new three-level course designed to meet the needs of todays adult learners. By concentrating on themes, language and learning styles which are relevant to adults, a high level of motivation is assured. The course places a particular emphasis on fluency and productive skills, while providing extensive practice of language forms. At each level True to Life offers: Tasks and content which will successfully engage the interest of adult learners throughout the course The opportunity for learners to contribute their own knowledge, experience and creativity Cyclical review and development in each unit A wide range of cross-cultural themes Dual level recordings for many of the listening tasks, for flexibility and challenge A Visual Dictionary component in the Personal Study Workbook, for vocabulary development
True to Life is a five-level course for adults. To ensure a high level of motivation, the course focuses on contemporary themes, language and learning styles that are relevant to adult learners. The Starter level provides between 40 and 60 hours of class work. The other levels provide between 72 and 96 hours of class work, depending on the various options used. The range of extra materials - photocopiable worksheets, tests and videos - create a comprehensive and flexible teaching package. The ready-made lessons can be used as they stand, saving teacher time, or adapted using the optional activities suggested in the Teacher's Book.
True to Life is a five level course designed specifically for adult learners.
Table of Contents
1 Getting started; 2 Asking questions; 3 Streetlife; 4 Creativity; 5 You and your body; 6 Learning - past and present; 7 Letters that tell a story; 8 Take it or leave it; 9 Food and drink; 10 Feelings: the good, the bad and the ugly; 11 Weather; 12 Romance; 13 It's better to travel than to arrive; 14 Possessions; 15 Rules; 16 Keeping the customer satisfied; 17 Picture this!; 18 Lists; 19 Put your trust in others; 20 The senses; 21 Time; 22 A sense of history; 23 Whose life is it anyway?; 24 Cinema and the arts.
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