||Focus on Vocabulary |
Level 1: Diane Schmitt, Norbert Schmitt and David Mann Level 2: Diane Schmitt and Norbert Schmitt
Now in an expanded two-book series, the research-based Focus on Vocabulary breaks down the
task of vocabulary acquisition into achievable, short-term language goals.
Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary fi lls the gap between high-frequency and lowerfrequency
vocabulary preparing intermediate to high-intermediate students for the kinds of
words found in novels, newspapers, fi lms, and social and workplace settings.
Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List uses thorough recycling of academic
words and well-crafted exercises to introduce high-intermediate and advanced students to the
vocabulary they need for academic and test-taking success.
||Real Reading |
Series Editors: Lynn Bonesteel Series Consultant: Paul Nation with David Wiese and Alice Savage
Regardless of reading level, eff ective comprehension begins when language learners engage
with content in a meaningful and authentic way, as readers do in their native language. Real
Reading creates an authentic reading experience through carefully controlled texts, meaningfocused
exercises, and extensive vocabulary development.
||Reading Power Series |
Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries
Now in a new edition, this four-level series continues to focus on a unique process methodology
– encouraging students to develop a strategic approach and begin to view reading in English as
a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise. Expanded emphasis on vocabulary
acquisition and learning strategies, and updated Extensive Reading sections, help students
develop the multiple skills and strategies necessary for success.
||The Longman Academic Writing Series |
Alice Oshima, Ann Hogue and Linda Butler
This popular series gives students the pedagogical support to quickly improve their writing
as well as providing them with tools for academic success, by developing student writing
from composing sentences to writing academic essays. At each level, the proven formula for
success includes the complete writing process from prewriting to revision, complete with
clear explanations, extensive practice, and consistent practice with sentence mechanics and
grammar. Online CriterionSM© Publisher’s Version, available with levels 3 and 4, provides
instant online feedback on student writing.
||Contemporary Topics |
Make academic lectures accessible to students
who are preparing for college or university
classes in English.
Students develop listening and note-taking
skills while listening to academically diverse
lectures. Listening strategies include predicting,
inferring, listening for the main idea, and
listening for details.
New DVD features:
• academic lectures in college settings create a
more authentic classroom experience
• PowerPoint presentations, note-taking tips
and optional subtitles
• small-group discussions with video-based
||EAP Now! |
Series Editors: Kathy Cox and David Hill
EAP Now! equips students with the necessary English language skills required for academic study
at university or other tertiary level institutions. Using a thematic approach, each unit addresses
the four key skills along with Grammar, Critical Thinking and Note-Taking. Tasks guide students
through model academic assignments, including essays and sample questions, enabling students
to practice their skills.