Synopses & Reviews
Q: Skills for Success
is a six-level series with two strands, Reading and Writing
and Listening and Speaking
Q: Skills for Success uses an essential question in every unit to connect critical thinking, language skills and learning outcomes. The series provides students with the language skills needed to achieve academic success.
Q is a result of an extensive development process involving thousands of teachers and hundreds of students around the word. Their views and opinions helped shape the content of the series. Q is grounded in teaching theory as well as real-world classroom practice, making it the most learner-centered series available.
· Clearly identified learning outcomes focus students on the goal of instruction.
· Thought-provoking unit questions provide a critical thinking framework for each unit.
· Explicit skills instruction builds language proficiency.
· Q Online Practice provides new content and practice activities for every unit.
Q: Skills for Success is a six-level series with two strands, Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking. The series provides students with:
Clearly identifed learning outcomes that focus students on the goal of instruction
Thought-provoking unit questions that provide a critical thinking framework for each unit
Explicit skills instruction that builds student's language profciency
All new content and practice activities for every unit, approximately 20 hours of practice per strand, with Q Online Practice.
About the Author
Miles Craven has a diploma in TEFLA from Bell Cambridge, United Kingdom. He has over twenty years' experience in English language teaching, as a teacher, teacher-trainer, examiner and materials writer. He has taught students in private language schools, British Council centers and universities, in Italy, Portugal, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan and the UK. Miles is author or co-author of several courses. He has written many articles and online materials, and regularly presents at conferences and workshops. Miles also helps coordinate the Business English Programme at the Møller Centre, Churchill College, University of Cambridge. His research focuses on developing skills and strategies to help learners improve their reading, listening and speaking ability.
Kristin D. Sherman holds a Masters in Education, TESL, from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She has taught ESL at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC for more than fifteen years, and has taught a variety of subjects, including grammar, listening/speaking, reading and composition. She has written several student books, teachers editions and workbooks in the area of academic ESL/EFL. In addition, she has delivered trainings internationally on ESL/ELL methodology.