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2014-2015 Catalogue


WELCOME TO RICHMOND WORLD Richmond is an international ELT publisher. We offer a complete range of print and online resources for young learners, teenagers and adults. Richmond International is based in Oxford, with partners across the world. We are committed to the development of appropriate, dynamic and innovative teaching materials. Continual teacher development and training form the foundation of our service to your teaching staff and institution. Richmond Publishing began in London in 1992 and is now present in nearly 50 countries throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our objective is to produce and publish materials for the teaching of English as a foreign language. Our main goal is to provide solutions for both educators and learners in all of the countries in which we operate, while respecting the uniqueness of each country and culture. A Richmond educator counts on innovative print and digital content that meet their current needs and anticipate their future ones. As an additional benefit, Richmond’s team of education specialists closely monitor the ever-changing challenges and opportunities which crop up in all types of classrooms.

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IELTS

TOEIC

TOEIC BRIDGE

TOEFL

ALTE levels

Common European Framework

Cambridge ESOL Examinations General English

level 3

A2 Waystage

level 3

(A2) ALTE Level 1

397-433 32-42 46 46 110 115 90 70 3.0

397-433 32-42 46 46 110 115 90 70 3.0

IBT

Listening

Reading

Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

level 3

level 2

level 3

level 2

level 3

PBT

(C2) ALTE Level 5

(C1) ALTE Level 4

(B2) ALTE Level 3

(B1) ALTE Level 2

level 2

(A1) Breakthrough

C2 Mastery

C1 Effective Operational Proficiency

B2 Vantage

B1 Threshold

level 2

level 3

4.5 - 5

120

120

275

275

86

84

43-61

437-510

level 4

level 3

level 2

level 4

level 3

4.5 - 5

120

120

275

275

86

84

43-61

437-510

level 4

level 2

level 1

level 4

level 2

level 1

level 4

level 2

level 2

level 3 level 4

English in Go For It Everything Next Step Motion

A1 Breakthrough

CPE

CAE

FCE

PET

KET

INTERNATIONAL REFERENCE BENCHMARKS

level 4

level 2

5.0 - 6.0

150

160

385

400

62-91

513-587

level 2

level 1

level 4

level 2

5.0 - 6.0

150

160

385

400

62-91

513-587

level 4

level 3

level 2

level 1

level 3

level 1

level 2

level 1

level 3

level 2

3.5 - 4.5

120

120

275

275

86

84

43-61

437-510

level 2

level 1

level 2

level 1

level 2

level 1

5.0 - 6.0

150

160

385

400

62-91

513-587

level 5

level 4

level 3

level 1 & 2

level 5

level 4

level 3

level 1 & 2

level 5

level 4

level 3

5.0 - 6.0

150

160

385

400

62-91

513-587

level 3

level 2

level 1

level 3

level 2

level 1

level 3

level 2

6.5 - 7.0

200

200

455

490

113-120

590-637

level 5

level 4

level 3

level 2

level 1

level 5

level 4

level 3

level 2

6.5 - 7.0

200

200

455

490

113-120

590-637

level 5

level 4

level 3

level 2

level 1

level 5

level 4

level 3

level 2

level 1

level 5

level 5

level 1

level 4

level 3

level 2

American Big Picture

level 4

level 3

level 2

Essential New American New Business Express English ID Awesome American English Framework

YOUNG ADULT AND ADULT COURSES

level 1

Target B1 / B2

Reference Chart Secondary, Young Adult and Adult Courses


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ALTE levels

Common European Framework

Cambridge ESOL Examinations General English

Young Learners English (YLE)

(C2) ALTE Level 5

(C1) ALTE Level 4

(B2) ALTE Level 3

(B1) ALTE Level 2

(A2) ALTE Level 1

(A1) Breakthrough

C2 Mastery

C1 Effective Operational Proficiency

B2 Vantage

B1 Threshold

A2 Waystage

A1 Breakthrough

CPE

CAE

FCE

PET

KET

Flyers

Movers

Starters

INTERNATIONAL REFERENCE BENCHMARKS

level 6

level 6

Abracadabra level 6

Join In level 6

BEEP level 6

Fun Way level 6

Twistaround

level 6

level 6

level 6

level 4

Cool Kids

PRIMARY BOOKS

level 6

level 5

level 6

level 5

level 6

level 6

level 5

level 3

Lighthouse

Reference Chart Primary

level 6

level 4

level 6

level 4

level 6

level 6

level 4

level 2

Skyrocket

level 6

level 5

level 4

level 6

level 5

level 4

level 6

level 5

level 5

level 4

level 2

Thumbs Up!


2014-2015 Catalogue

Index 1-2 Hours

SPLIT

PreSchool Friends Beginners 9 Little Tots 9 Pebbles 10 Primary Abracadabra 12 Friends 16 Magic 16 Join In 17 Fun Way 17 Secondary Friends 19 Cool Time 19 Everything 20 Teen Winners 20 Go for It! 21 Young Adults Friends 23 Essential American English 24

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PreSchool Jelly Beans 27 New Sprinkles 28 Gumdrops 30 Primary Grammar Corner 35 Beep 36 TwistAround 39 Cool Kids 39 Secondary Everything 41 Next Step 42 Young Adult Visual Grammar 44 English ID 46 American Big Picture 47 Vocabulary Builder 48 Elevator 50 Business Express 51 New American Framework 51

5 + Hours

NEW EDITION

PreSchool I Can! 55 Tippy Toes 56 Richmond Preschool Digipack 58 I Can Do Math! 59 I Can Trace and Cut 59 Spotlight K 60 Primary Lighthouse 63 Skyrocket 64 Thumbs Up! 68 Spotlight on English 70 Secondary Awesome 73 English ID 76 English In Motion 78 Spotlight on Literature N.E. 80 Young Adults English Grammar In Steps 83 American Big Picture 84 @Work 86 Elevator 88 Target 88 New American Framework 89 Business Express 89 Pass The TOEIC Test 90


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FRIENDS BEGINNERS Friends Beginners is a four-level course for students in preschool which is based on thematic units. Your students will learn vocabulary and basic grammar structures through fun methods which are oriented towards everyday communication.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 1 to 4

Includes a description of the competency developed on each page!

• Lessons adequately planned for a class period. • Relevant vocabulary per unit. • Frequent expressions for student use.

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components & resources For Students • Student’s Book

For Teachers • Teacher’s Guide

LITTLE TOTS Gabriela Zapiain

Little Tots is a three-level series for preschool children. The series incorporates the most effective and modern teaching methodologies. Little Tots teaches the whole child: emotionally, physically and socially.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 3

• Fine-motor skill development throughout the unit. • Songs and cutouts to use with the units.

• Helps very young children develop pre-writing skills. • Class management flexibility exists by including both core and extension activities. • Games, hands-on projects and cross-curricular activities. • Songs and rhymes to sing along with and role play.

components & resources For Students • • • • •

Student’s Book Student’s CD Picture Dictionary Cutouts (Levels 2 - 3) Popout Cards (Level 1)

For Teachers • • • •

Teacher’s Book Class CD Posters Fully colored Picture Dictionary

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PEBBLES

Marlina Bahena

Fun activity mat and pebble puppet included

Number of levels: 3

Pebbles is an exciting threelevel preschool course which introduces very young children to English through a series of fun and stimulating activities. It helps students reach their full potential in each developmental area: cognitive, emotional, linguistic, physical and social. Important and basic values, such as good manners and respect for others, are also reinforced. Pebbles provides core material as well as optional and integratedlearning activities that young children will love.

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components & resources For Students KEY FEATURES • Pictionary Puzzles for children to practice vocabulary in fun and interactive ways. • Tracing material for kids to develop pre-writing skills. • Fun Activity Mat.

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Student’s Book Resource Booklet Hands-on Activity Pad Student’s CD

For Teachers • • • • •

Teacher’s Guide Class CD Flashcards Fun Activity Mat Pebble Puppet


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ABRACADABRA CEFR A1

Lenore Cohen and Sarah Fash

Number of levels: 6

Abracadabra is a new six-level primary series that fosters English language learning through a variety of attractive and colorful resources, like posters, flashcards, comic strips, songs, games and optical illusions. The activities in Abracadabra are designed to encourage the constant recycling of vocabulary and language structures so that students discover how language works and start using it gradually and successfully. Abracadabra also promotes the development of the four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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KEY FEATURES • Each Unit features a Unit Opener, which triggers curiosity and activates prior knowledge. • A Pictionary per Unit. • Word Cards for students. • Holiday crafts. • Attractive optical illusions that encourage students’ critical thinking skills and use of English. • Student’s CD with all the songs, stories, and vocabulary of the Pictionaries. • A Review section per Unit.

• A Functional Language section at the end of each Unit, for students to learn everyday expressions. • Teacher’s Guide in Spanish, featuring interleaved SB pages, with answer key. • Teacher’s Resource CD with all the projectable posters and the audio tracks from the SB, plus useful materials, such as Tests, Fast Finishers activities, Abracadabra Start (Unit 0), Word Lists, and more.


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Students are encouraged to find the similarities and differences between the Unit Opener and the poster.

The Unit Opener is designed to introduce and review vocabulary.

Abracadabra features a section with optical illusions related to the content of each Unit to foster both visual skills and communication.

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components & resources

For Students • The Student’s Book consists of nine Units and extras, such as a Pictionary per Unit, Holiday Crafts pages, and Word Cards.

The Word Cards are reproductions of the teacher’s Flashcards that students use in fun language activities throughout the course.

The new vocabulary of each Unit is presented on the Pictionary pages. The words have been recorded for students to practice pronunciation.

Units 3, 6, and 9 of the Student’s Book feature a story presented as a comic strip to develop students’ reading skills.

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Student’s CD: All the course audios have been recorded by native speakers of English.


1-2

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For Teachers

• Teacher’s Guide: The Teacher’s Guide is in Spanish and contains clear, detailed instructions. It also provides suggestions for extra class activities. • Teacher’s Resource CD with Audio: This component includes the audio recordings, projectable posters, and projectable Flashcards. It also contains useful materials such as Abracadabra Start (Unit 0), Abracadabra Tests, Abracadabra Achievers (diplomas), extra holidays crafts, Fast Finishers, and Word Lists. The extended versions of the comic strips are also included.

The first pages of the Teacher’s Guide feature different sections on methodology, assessment, and language review and presentation, among others, to provide concepts, tips, and activities to work with the poster, Flashcards, Word Cards, songs, and comic strips.

Flashcards: Each Unit has a set of colorful Flashcards to present and practice vocabulary.

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FRIENDS Friends is a six-level course for primary which is based on thematic units and accomplishments oriented towards communication. In each unit you will find key vocabulary and inductive grammar which allows the student to reach productive areas according to his/her age.

• Games and dynamic activities which make learning a fun process for both teachers and students.

components & resources

KEY FEATURES • Clear and easy-to-follow methodological suggestions. • Extra activities for the development of the four basic skills. • Short term goals which allow students to note their immediate progress.

For Students • Student’s Book

For Teachers • Teacher’s Guide • Class CD

Number of levels: 1 to 6

MAGIC

Alison Blair, Jane Cadwallader, Christopher Burden and Jeremy Edgar

Magic is an attractive, easy-to-use six-level course for young primary level learners. It offers gradual progression to build students’ confidence and practices all four skills equally: listening, speaking, reading and writing; Magic (in a clear manner) presents language structures and vocabulary and features a set of Magic Game Cards for each student.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 6

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• Games, stories, projects and wide variety of extra activities. • Inductive presentation so students learn grammar by discovering the rules. • A practical and useful interleaved teacher’s book.

components & resources For Students • Student’s book • Fun Pad

For Teachers • • • • •

Teacher’s book Picture Dictionary Holiday activities Posters Fun pad with answers, flashcards


1-2

hours

JOIN IN

CEFR Pre-Starters Starter

Number of levels: 6

Justyna Piekarowicz, Amanda Guppy, Patricia Cervantes, María Gabriela Zapiain Diana Pombo and Claudia Bonilla

Join In is an attractive sixlevel course for primary school students. Throughout the series, core vocabulary and grammar are presented and practiced in simple, meaningful contexts. Join In places great emphasis on building students’ pronunciation and listening comprehension skills through a variety of stimulating activities. The course includes motivating resources such as stickers, which offer students visual and manual learning support, as well as being fun to use. A section in each unit is dedicated to a different kind of intelligence, enabling students to increase their learning potential progressively.

to practice their pronunciation and stress in sentences, phrases and words. • Stickers for learning and practicing grammar and vocabulary. • The opportunity for students to develop different intelligences.

KEY FEATURES

For Teachers

• Help for students to develop their listening comprehension skills with five CDs of audio material. • Ample opportunities for students

components & resources For Students • • • • • • • •

Student’s Book Student’s CD Home Activities Cutouts Teacher’s Book Posters Class CD Home Activities Teacher’s Edition

FUN WAY Fun Way is six-level series for primary school children. It provides attractive and stimulating materials within a well-structured program and offers extensive practice of target vocabulary and grammar. The course includes literature and a variety of authentic texts to stimulate an appreciation for reading. The program also includes songs, games and dialogues to motivate and encourage active participation in class.

KEY FEATURES Number of levels: 6 Andrew Starling, Claudia Bonilla, Ana Foncerrada and Roxanne Scott

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Multiple intelligence activities. Interactive cutouts. Pronunciation practice activities. Original stories and varied texts. Skills development activities. Songs and rhymes to sing along with and role play.

CEFR A1

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book • Home Practice • Cutouts & Picture Dictionary Booklet • Student’s CD

For Teachers • • • •

Teacher’s Guide Class CD Flashcards Teacher’s Resource CD

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FRIENDS Friends is a five-level program for secondary schools. It presents English in a fun and practical way, thus making it easier to acquire. Friends has been specially edited for Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, creating a more familiar context for students from these countries and making learning more meaningful for them.

• Review pages which consolidate learning. • “Survival English” sections for immediate application.

components & resources

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 3

• Provides a familiar context for students learning English in Central America. • Language presentations clearly illustrated at the beginning of every unit. • Fun activities to make language practice more effective.

CEFR A1 A2 Cool Time is an English course designed for today’s teenagers. This exciting new three-level course emphasizes self-expression and reflection on language, and enables students to progress in the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 3

Yadira Estrada Guevara and Adriana Dopazo

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• Activities that encourage the analysis, discovery and acquisition of language. • Opportunities to listen to different English accents in meaningful contexts. • Practice in oral and written communication.

For Students • Student’s book

For Teachers • Teacher’s annotated edition • CD with teaching material (levels 7, 8 and 9)

COOL TIME • Opportunities to read authentic texts for practice and consolidation. • Useful language through stimulating themes • Activities to promote systematic recycling.

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book • Student’s CD

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Class Posters

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1-2

hours

EVERYTHING

SPLIT

Jim Lawley and Rodrigo Fernández

edition

CEFR A1 A2

Includes Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM

Number of levels: 3

Everything is an exciting threelevel course in American English for teenagers, with a particular emphasis on reading and writing strategies. The course is organized in a clear and structured way, providing students with models and strategies to facilitate learning. The methodology ensures that students are guided carefully through the course and that they learn how to use English in real-life situations.

KEY FEATURES • Clear design and structure that makes teaching and learning easy and fun. • Emphasis on reading and writing strategies.

• Songs with listening, pronunciation and grammar exercises. • Pages of cultural notes related to English-speaking countries. • Projects linked to the unit themes that facilitate group work.

components & resources For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Practice Book Consolidation Units Booklet CD-ROM

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM • Class CD

TEEN WINNERS Teen Winners is a three-level English course especially created for secondary students at beginner’s level. It presents and practices English in interesting and meaningful contexts that will help students acquire the language naturally.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 3

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• Develops the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. • Encourages reflection on the language. • Includes systematic recycling of material.

• Facilitates classroom management with activities designed for large groups. • Provides word lists of key vocabulary and a grammar reference section.

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book • Student’s CD

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Class Posters


1-2

hours Adriana Dopazo

CEFR A1 A2 B1

GO FOR IT!

Number of levels: 3

Go for It! is a three level-series for teenage students of English. It aims at making the learning process a steady and enjoyable experience for both students and teachers. The language is presented through reallife texts with activities that allow students to interact by interpreting the texts and producing their own in order to participate in society.

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KEY FEATURES • Provides opportunities to focus on different language areas, reflect on them and gradually draw conclusions on how the language works. • Offers frequent pair and group work activities to build students’ confidence and independence. • Includes a wide range of interesting and practical tasks and ongoing projects that promote authentic and practical use of the language.

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book • Student’s CD

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Posters

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FRIENDS

Number of levels: 2

Friends is a two-level program for high school students. It presents English in a fun and practical way, making language acquisition easy. This series has been specially edited for Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, placing the language in a local context and therefore making learning more meaningful.

KEY FEATURES

• Neat and organized layout with clear linguistic progression. • Provides a familiar context for students learning English in Central America.

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• Learning Objectives, Grammar and Vocabulary are clearly presented at the beginning of every unit. • Practice activities make learning fun and effective. • Reading with comprehension exercises. • Revision activities and exercises to consolidate language acquisition. • “Survival English” sections for immediate application.

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book

For Teachers • Teacher’s Annotated edition • CD with teaching materials (levels 10-11)

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ESSENTIAL AMERICAN ENGLISH www.

CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2

Paul Seligson

Number of levels: 5

Essential American English is a five-level course with a comprehensive digital book for interactive whiteboards. The course is designed for learners who want to quickly improve their English. The fresh content and clear-cut methodology makes Essential American English a popular choice for learners and educators alike. The self-study sections found inside the integrated Activity Book facilitate independent investigation and learning.

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KEY FEATURES • All the course components available in a digital format. • Rapid progress builds learner confidence while its easy methodology maximizes classroom time. • Contemporary content and reallife situations to stimulate learning. • Personalization and focus on independent learning help learners assimilate language more effectively.

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book with Integrated Activity Book • Student’s CD-ROM

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book with Photocopiable Resources • Class Audio CD • Digital Book • Website Materials


3 - 5 HOURS


3-5

hours Rebecca Williams, Adela Trabolsi and Katy Smith

JELLY BEANS

Number of levels: 3

Big book available in digital format

Jelly Beans is a three-level series for preschool children that aims to engage and motivate young learners. Through an array of stimulating components and activities, Jelly Beans exposes children to authentic English while relying on their innate abilities to acquire a second language.

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KEY FEATURES • Extensive exposure to natural language through varied activities. • Lessons revolve around games, hands-on projects, literature, rhymes and songs. • Cross-curricular, multiple intelligences and values activities further promote emotional and intellectual development. • Interactive posters, a picture dictionary and poster cutouts help bring vocabulary alive. • Supplementary readings through Richmond Little Readers.

For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Student’s CD Stickers Activity Book

For Teachers • Teacher’s Guide in Spanish and English • Class CD • Posters • Poster Cutouts • Stick Puppets • Big Book

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hours

NEW SPRINKLES

Rebecca Williams

New Sprinkles is a 3-level course for preschool children which offers extensive exposure to English in a natural way. It encourages learners to interact with the language in meaningful ways through a wellbalanced variety of components that will ensure effective learning. The series is based on the theory that language acquisition is different from language learning, where each student acquires language at his or her own pace.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 3

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• Takes advantage of children’s natural ability to acquire language. • Incorporates Immersion, the Natural Approach and Total Physical Response. • Observes the natural stages of language learning: Preproduction, Early Production and Speech Emergence. • Builds on children’s developmental skills. • Each Student’s CD includes recordings by native speakers of all the songs, rhymes, chants and stories that appear in the Teacher’s Guide and Big Book for students’ personal use.


3-5

hours

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book + Stickers + Big Book stories • Activity Pad • Student’s CD

For Teachers • Teacher’s Guide (English and Spanish) • Cutouts • Teacher’s CD • Big Book • CD-ROM with vocabulary • CD-ROM with songs and chants • Flashcards

Variety of skills, including gross and fine motor, visual and auditory discrimination as well as prereading and prewriting.

Fun and meaningful activities that teach language and vocabulary, while developing skills appropriate to age.

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GUMDROPS

Rebecca Lee Williams

Number of levels: 4

A wonderful adventure in four delicious flavors! Gumdrops is an exciting, comprehensive, four-level preschool series that incorporates the most recent methodology proven to be effective in teaching English to little ones. It provides students with positive early childhood experiences in a wide range of relevant contexts. Gumdrops gives children an opportunity to learn a second language at a very young age through fun and motivating child-centered activities.

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KEY FEATURES • Observes the natural stages of language learning: Preproduction, Early Production and Speech Emergence. • Helps students develop six crucial areas of learning: Personal, Social and Emotional Development; Communication, Language and Literacy; Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy; Knowledge of the World; Artistic Development and Physical Development. • Gives students multiple exposure to each new lexical group through

fun and focused vocabulary practice. • Gumdrops Nursery and Gumdrops 1 feature fun Apps for children to play and learn everywhere they go. • Gumdrops 2 and Gumdrops 3 feature an Interactive CD-ROM with engaging extension activities.


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Each unit ends with a page that offers students the opportunity to review the vocabulary and language presented in the unit.

The Unit Opener is a vividly illustrated page at the beginning of each unit which facilitates the presentation of new vocabulary and is used to activate prior knowledge of the theme.

components & resources For Students • • • • •

Student’s Book Activity Pad Student’s CD Student’s (Resource Pack): - Finger Puppets - Stickers - Mini-flashcards App for iPad, iPhone and Android (Levels Nursery and 1) • Interactive CD-ROM (Levels 2 and 3)

For Teachers • • • • • •

Teacher’s Guide Big Books Posters & Cutouts Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM Class CD Classroom Language Cards

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Gumdrops offers a theme-related values page at the end of each unit that facilitates the presentation to help students learn and develop important character traits in all areas of learning.

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Activity Pad

The Student’s Audio/Interactive CD-ROM contains chants, rhymes, songs and stories recorded by native English speakers for students to listen to outside the classroom. Sixteen engaging and fun interactive games are also included on the CD-ROM.

Activity apps related to Gumdrops Levels Nursery and 1 foster children’s psychomotor development as well as their listening and reading skills.

Student’s Resource Pack contains:

Mini-flashcards

Stickers

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Finger Puppets


3-5

hours

Gumdrops Teacher’s Guide offers comprehensive, step-by-step notes that are interleaved with the Student’s Book and Activity Pad pages. These easyto-follow notes allow teachers to organize their classes at a glance and ensure that the content of each lesson contains a variety of activity types that are both developmentally appropriate and appealing to students.

Big Books

Classroom Language Cards

Class Audio

Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM * The Gumdrops Support Booklet contains valuable tips for presenting language and vocabulary, developing skills and making the most of all of the Gumdrops components * Unit 0 and Track 0, to be used on the first days of classes * Fast Finishers pages * Photocopiable assessments for each unit * A Generic Progress Chart template * Scrapbook covers for each unit * Picture Dictionary pages * Numerous templates

Gumdrops Posters

Cutouts

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3-5

hours CEFR A1 A2 B1

GRAMMAR CORNER Casey Kim, Robin Kim, Soo Kim, Jayne Lee and Jason Wilburn

Number of levels: 6

Grammar Corner is a supplementary grammar series that supplements all Richmond primary courses. Grammar Corner presents age-appropriate grammar in a natural way. Learners recycle and consolidate the grammar concepts and build upon them. Achievable but challenging grammar targets help learners maintain a sense of achievement and motivation.

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American English Natural Methodology Spiral Syllabus Cumulative Quizzes Grammar Boxes Games and Comics Extra Worksheets for each lesson Two sets of complete Progress Tests

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book

For Teachers • Teacher’s Guide • Photocopiable Worksheets • Photocopiable Tests

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CEFR A1

Brendan Dunne and Robin Newton

Number of levels: 6

components & resources Beep is a new six-level course for elementary education. It is based on the guiding principle that all contexts and situations in which English is presented should be meaningful and relevant and draw on the students’ own worlds. The wide variety of materials allow teachers flexible pacing covering 3 to 5 hours of class a week.

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KEY FEATURES • Student’s Book / Activity Book Combo. • CLIL lessons. • Phonics through tongue twisters. • Literacy lessons. • Songs and chants to present vocabulary and structures. • Arts and Crafts (levels 1-4). • Evaluations found on the Resource CD.

For Students • Student’s Book & Activity Book combo • Student’s Class Audio • Stickers (Levels 1 and 2) • Playing Cards (Levels 1-4)

For Teachers • • • •

Teacher’s Book Posters Flashcards Puppet included in the flashcards pack (Levels 1 and 2) • Class Audio • Resource CD


3-5

hours

For Teachers

• Student‘s Book / Activity Book: The Student’s Book / Activity Book combo includes a wide variety of activities such as surveys and personalized writing tasks among others, to cater to different learning styles and help students develop different competences. Chants, games, songs, stories and tongue twisters make learning a fun experience.

• Student‘s Audio: The students receive a CD with all the chants, songs and stories from their books. The CD also contains the Picture Dictionary tracks from the Activity Book. • Playing Cards (Levels 1-4): The playing cards are used to play review games. • Stickers (Levels 1 and 2): The stickers are used to complete some of the Student’s Book activities.

For Teachers

• Teacher’s Book: The Beep Teacher’s Book contains step-by-step instructions for each lesson. There are also suggestions on how to get the most out of the additional materials such as flashcards, playing cards and posters. • Class Audio: Teachers receive a complete audio CD with all the chants, listening activities, songs and stories. • Posters: There is a double-sided poster for each unit to present vocabulary, practice tongue twisters and play review games. • Flashcards: These help with the presentation of the lesson’s vocabulary. There are also many suggested activities in the Teacher’s Book using the Flashcards. • Resource CD: The Resource CD contains a wealth of optional photocopiable worksheets. • Beep Puppet (Levels 1 and 2): The Beep puppet is used in Getting Started and Finishing Up activities.

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Every unit features a double-page spread with a colorful story. A pre-reading activity at the top of the spread provides an opportunity for students to practice the vocabulary using the comic strip illustrations.

CLIL

CLIL lessons explore a curriculum area related to the unit’s theme.

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PHONICS

At the end of each unit is a comic strip featuring Beep, the robot. This is followed by a tongue twister that allows students to have fun practicing pronunciation.


3-5

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TWIST AROUND

Twistaround is a fascinating six-level series for children learning English in primary school that motivates students with up-to-date and highly interesting topics. Twistaround incorporates the most modern methodologies to facilitate the learning of a second language while developing the four skills of speaking, writing, reading and listening.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 6

the teacher to adapt according to the needs of the class. • Integrates activities and varied topics including traditional and modern literature, to reinforce learning.

components & resources For Students

• Harnesses children’s innate language-learning skills. • Follows the natural stages of language learning. • Incorporates immersion, the Natural Approach and Total Physical Response. • Offers a wide range of activities for

Peter Jeffery, Andrea Littlewood, Alison Blair, Jane Cadwallader, Claudia Bonilla and Silvia Zapiain

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For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Posters • Class CD

COOL KIDS

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Cool Kids is a six-level series for primary school children. It caters to different learning styles and encourages student participation, giving them opportunities to use the language in a meaningful way. It also fosters learner autonomy and increases creativity and problemsolving skills.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 6

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• Cool Pictionary presents vocabulary in context with reinforcing practice activities. • Cool Expressions provides useful everyday expressions. • Cool Grammar highlights examples of new grammar structures. • Cool Crafts reinforces learning and develops creative skills.

Student’s Book Cutouts and Holidays Student’s CD Fun Pad

Gabriela Zapiain, Silvia Zapiain, Joep van der Werff, Andrew Starling, Jeanette Greenwell, Ana Foncerrada, Martha Fernández, Erika Lizárraga, Karen Castro-Gustavsson, Suzanne Guerrero, Michael Rowe, Julián Trejo and Claudia Bonilla

components & resources For Students • • • • •

Student’s Book Workbook Student’s CD Student’s CD-ROM Cool Comics (Optional)

For Teachers • • • •

Teacher’s Guide Class CD Resource CD-ROM Flashcards

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EVERYTHING

SPLIT edition

Jim Lawley and Rodrigo Fernández

Number of levels: 3

Everything is an exciting threelevel course in American English for teenagers, with a particular emphasis on reading and writing strategies. The course is organized in a clear and structured way, providing students with models and strategies to facilitate learning. The methodology ensures that students are guided carefully through the course and that they learn how to use English in real-life situations.

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KEY FEATURES • Clear design and structure that make teaching and learning easy and fun. • Emphasis on reading and writing strategies. • Songs with listening, pronunciation and grammar exercises. • Pages of cultural notes related to English-speaking countries. • Projects linked to the unit themes that facilitate group work.

components & resources For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Practice Book Consolidation Units Booklet CD-ROM

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM • Class CD

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NEXT STEP

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Carol Lethaby and Simon Brewster

New digital book

Number of levels: 4

Next Step is a four-level course that takes students from elementary to intermediate. It follows a comprehensive grammar syllabus and offers plenty of opportunity for students to practice and personalize what they have learned. It features class projects, a magazine and encourages the use of new technology and media in English.

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components & resources

KEY FEATURES • Motivating, age-appropriate projects and grammar reference in each unit. • Special emphasis on pronunciation and speaking activities. • Check it Out boxes to make students aware of language features. • Interactive CD-ROM with eight activities per unit. • Editable tests included with the Class Audio CD.

For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Practice Book CD-ROM Digital Book

For Teachers • • • • •

Teacher’s Book Class CDs & Tests Tests downloadable and adaptable Posters Digital Book


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Written by the highly respected author and trainer Jim Scrivener, Visual Grammar is a brand-new grammar book with a difference. It enables young adult and adult students to take the unusual approach of visualizing how each grammar point functions, before embarking on their practice activities. Each one-page unit contains a visual presentation of the grammar point, followed by a variety of different exercise types. The book also offers unique presentation software for use in class. Visual Grammar is available with or without answers.

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Jim Scrivener

KEY FEATURES • 96 one-page units of presentation and practice. • Main grammar points divided into manageable bite-size chunks. • MP3 recordings of all main grammar points. • Online practice included with the textbook. • Colour-coded units distinguish between different groups of grammar points. • Internet quizzes that encourage students to find their own visuals online.

Number of levels: 1

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book (with and without answer key) • Digital Book


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All the main grammar points are broken down into manageable bitesize chunks.

Further (trackable) practice activities are available online for all registered users.

Although there is no separate Teacher’s Book to accompany Visual Grammar, the material is highly appropriate for use in class. The Digital Book contains animated presentations of the grammar point from each unit and the Visual Grammar Learning Platform allows teachers to assign and track specific activities for their students as well as create paper or online tests.

Learning platform available

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ENGLISH ID

CEFR A1 A2 B1

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Paul Seligson, Ricardo Sili, Ray Shoulder, Cris Gontow, Carol Lethaby, Tom Abraham, Luiz Otávio Barros, Tom Abraham, Jose Luiz Morales and Pamela Vittorio

English ID is a four-level series for young adults and adults with an emphasis on speaking both accurately and fluently. It accelerates the learning process with a range of exciting strategies that encourage students to express themselves and build their new identity in English. The material builds on students’ existing knowledge of English and introduces new language through authentic texts and audiovisual material, including actual YouTube videos and the engaging ID Café, a

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tailor-made sitcom-style video. With its user-friendly format, English ID is a highly flexible course which offers 80–120 hours of material per level.

KEY FEATURES • ID Skills and ID in Action pages offer extra listening, reading and functional language practice in every unit. • Cyber English boxes help students to understand the influence of internet language and texting on the English language.

• Flexi-lesson structure provides additional material for longer lessons. • Review section at the end of every two units including games and activities. • ID Writing section and Grammar bank at the end of each level. • Use of YouTube videos and the ID Café. • Wide range of native and nonnative accents.


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AMERICAN BIG PICTURE www.

SPLIT edition

Ben Goldstein, Ceri Jones, Bess Bradfield, Carol Lethaby, Alastair Lane, Simon Brewster, Mark Lloyd, Rob Metcalf and Lucy Norris

CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2 C1

Number of levels: Starter +5

American Big Picture is a highly visual 6-level course for adult and young adult learners. Real-life, relevant, international contexts combine with striking images to engage the mind. Carefully graded activities supply the opportunities and support American Big Picture learners need to express themselves with confidence. The series provides 90-120 hours of core classroom material, complemented by a wealth of digital and print resources.

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KEY FEATURES • Fresh, real-life, relevant contexts allow students to personalize their new language. • Carefully graded and selected reading and listening material matches each level. • Language focus is on authentic, useful language and highfrequency expressions. • The language is driven by text, topic and content. • The Functional Language pages allow learners to practice the target language in everyday situations.

• A systematic vocabulary building strand encourages experimentation with new words and phrases in realistic contexts. • Notice boxes highlight the emerging key language points. • A variety of cultural contexts are highlighted through different global perspectives. • Both native and non-native speakers are the focus of the integrated audio program.

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The Richmond Vocabulary Builders are vocabulary books for adults and young adults. Each book is divided into 50 doublepage units which present and practice vocabulary in context, while also helping with collocations and grammar patterns. The access code at the back of the book unlocks the Richmond Learning Platform. Here learners discover more practice activities to work on alone or as assigned by the teacher. Tests can also be created to take online or print and bring to class. The Richmond Vocabulary Builders are available with or without key.

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CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2

Elizabeth Walter & Kate Woodford

KEY FEATURES • Notes on the main differences between American and British English. • Ideal preparation for the Cambridge English exams. • Online practice included with the textbook. • Audio dialogues use the words in their real context with a mix of accents. Extra functional tips boxes throughout each unit. • ”Use the words you’ve learned” section at the end of every unit allows students to personalize the new vocabulary.

Number of levels: 2

components & resources For Students • Student’s Pack (with or without answer key) • Learning Platform


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Many of the exercises have been recorded and are available to download from the Richmond Vocabulary Builder Learning Platform.

Students are encouraged to progress from learning single words to learning how to put them with other words to make useful, natural sentences.

A chance for students to practise what they have learnt in the unit.

There is no separate Teacher’s book but teachers can register on the Richmond Vocabulary Builder Learning Platform to gain access to the trackable extra activities that accompany both Builders and also to Test Studio, Richmond’s userfriendly test generator.

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ELEVATOR

CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2

Thomas Ottway, Lucy Norris, Lynda Edwards, David Gray, Michael Downie and Juan Manuel Jiménez

Number of levels: 4

Elevator is a motivating four-level general English course that combines topic-based content with a specific, easy-to-teach methodology. Learners enjoy its fast-paced lessons which offer a real sense of progress. Elevator provides graded reading and listening sections, systematic help with pronunciation and plenty of opportunities for oral practice.

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components & resources

KEY FEATURES • Clear grammar presentation and practice. • Strong focus on high-frequency vocabulary, lexical sets, collocations and idioms. • Carefully selected reading and listening material graded to each level. • Clearly structured guided writing activities with a real world focus.

For Students • • • • •

Student’s Book Language Lift Workbook Student’s CD CD-ROM

For Teachers • • • •

Teacher’s Book Teacher’s Resource Bank Class CD Placement Test


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Number of levels: 2 Evania Alves, Marcos Carvalho, Eugenia Witzler, Paulo Henrique, Robert Wyatt, Vidal Varella and Dan Brogan

BUSINESS EXPRESS

Business Express is an American English course designed for professional people in all walks of life who need to communicate in English at work and in their personal lives. It is a two-level course that takes students from an elementary to an upperintermediate level. Business Express is based on two core principles: Express Progress - which gives learners a real sense of advancement, and Express Yourself - which enables learners to communicate effectively in English in situations of real interest to their professional and social requirements.

learners to deal with authentic texts. • Frequent review to consolidate and recycle language. • Interesting and motivating case studies. • Grammar reference with extra exercises.

KEY FEATURES

• Student’s Book • Workbook • Audio CD

• Covers the business, travel and social needs of professional people. • Clear organization. • Real-life content of immediate use and relevance. • Wide range of reading genres prepares

components & resources For Students

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Audio CDs

NEW AMERICAN FRAMEWORK

SPLIT edition

Number of levels: 6 Ben Goldstein, Leanne Gray, Gill Holley, Peter Jeffery, Ceri Jones, Mark Lloyd, Rob Metcalf and Lucy Norris

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New American Framework is an exciting six-level English course which highlights oral communication, personalization and debate through dynamic, contemporary topics. Our dynamic New American Framework substantially refines and updates American Framework while retaining all the best features of the original course’s approach to skills work, inductive grammar and natural English.

KEY FEATURES • Flexible format- up to 120 hours mapped with CEFR objectives. • Inductive grammar, with meaningful activities and an emphasis on learner autonomy. • Integrated World English DVD with authentic interviews for crosscultural comparison. • Reference Guide booklet with grammar explanations, vocabulary and transcripts.

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components & resources For Students • • • • • •

Student’s Book Reference Guide Student’s CD-ROM Workbook Student’s Audio CD Interactive Online Activities

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Teacher’s Book Teacher’s Resource Book Class Audio CD DVD Website Test Studio Online Videos and Author Interviews

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Elizabeth Domoney and Rebecca Williams (Series Consultant)

Free Student’s song and story CD

Number of levels: 3

I Can! is an exciting three-level course for preschool children. It provides teachers with innovative and clear materials within a well-structured program. I Can! enables children to acquire a language while engaging in age-appropriate developmental activities. The series aims to help children do things independently, as well as work together in groups.

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KEY FEATURES • Authentic and traditional children’s literature. • Review page in every unit • Skills development and multiple intelligence activities. • Projects. • Lit Kit (Literature Kit): an exclusive feature that provides 2 extra activities that can be copied, related to each story.

For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Practice Book Student’s CD I Can! Color Book

For Teachers • • • • • •

Teacher’s Book Story Cards Class CD Stick Puppets Interactive Poster Lit Kit

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TIPPY TOES

Rebecca Williams

Number of levels: 3

KEY FEATURES

Tippy Toes is an exciting preschool series for very young children. It helps students develop in the crucial areas of learning and development: Personal and Social Development, Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Knowing About the World and the Environment, Artistic Development, and Health Development.

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• Fun activities that help children assimilate concepts, grammar structures and vocabulary. • Original and traditional stories that develop vocabulary and pronunciation skills, model natural language and develop cognitive skills. • Each unit contains a class project, a section on social values and a language review. • A phonics program that teaches children basic letter-sound relationships.


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The pages of the lessons present the necessary materials, objectives, structures and vocabulary. Each lesson is divided into four sections.

For Students • • • • • • •

Student’s Book Stickers Activity Book Student’s CD Phonics Booklet Interactive CD (levels 2 and 3) Tippy Toes App for iPad, iPhone and Android (level 1)

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Teacher’s Book Class CD Big Book Posters Cutouts Fun Activity Mat

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RICHMOND PRESCHOOL DIGIPAK

eStories CD-ROM contains a selection of beautifully illustrated children’s stories. The stories are accompanied by music and are a great way of introducing young children to the joys of reading. There are three levels in all and eight stories per level. The stories can be projected onto an interactive whiteboard and are an excellent resource for inspiring students. They can be used with any EFL series at preschool level.

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Flashcards CD-ROM contains a set of full-color flashcards that are organized by theme, and are an excellent tool for presenting and reinforcing vocabulary. The flashcards add variety to any class and are a great resource for motivating students. They can be used with any EFL series at preschool level.

Songs CD-ROM contains all the most popular and fun songs that young children love. The songs are organized by theme so they are easy to find. The lyrics for each song are included and can be projected on interactive whiteboards. They are an excellent resource for students, and help them with the learning of a new language. They can be used with any EFL series at preschool level.


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I CAN DO MATH! I Can Do Math is an engaging three level series designed to introduce preschool learners to the world of mathematics. Varied activities develop students’ abilities and allow them to communicate and respond to basic mathematical concepts in the English language.

KEY FEATURES Teacher’s resource booklet included

Number of levels: 3

• Fun activities that help children assimilate concepts, grammar structures and vocabulary. • Original and traditional stories that develop cognitive skills, model natural language, strengthen pronunciation skills and vocabulary strategies.

• Each unit features a class project, a language review section and social values. • A phonics program that teaches children basic letter-sound relationships.

components & resources

For Students • Student’s Book

For Teachers

• Teacher’s Resource Booklet

I CAN TRACE AND CUT I Can Trace and Cut is a threelevel series that provides preschool children with fun activities for developing fine motor skills. The I Can Trace and Cut series is designed for students to attain visual motor coordination skills and dexterity which allow development in physical agility and artistic creativity. The clear structure of the activities encourages continuous progress, as students learn to manipulate a variety of implements used in painting, drawing, writing and other manual tasks. Straightforward instructions offer students a relevant setting for practicing English as well.

components & resources

Teacher’s resource booklet included

For Students • Student’s Book

Number of levels: 3

For Teachers

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SPOTLIGHT K

Spotlight on English K is a comprehensive, Standards-based program for English language learners (ELLs) designed to help K students gain and develop English language proficiency, access grade-level content, and successfully transition to the mainstream classroom. Spotlight on English K provides teachers with the tools necessary to empower ELLs to acquire the English language accurately and achieve competency in the four language functions of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Spotlight on English K is part of a balanced program that brings

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together all of the successful current methodologies, plus innovative teaching strategies enabling teachers to provide direct language instruction, differentiated instruction and opportunities for students to practice Academic English.

KEY FEATURES • Addresses students of different language Proficiency Levels (Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced) and as such the teacher will find strategies and activities that are appropriate.

• Written to ensure Universal Access, thereby allowing the teacher to easily assist any student by means of the activities in the section entitled Meeting Individual Needs. This section helps students with different learning modalities, reading difficulties, learning disabilities, or a combination of special instruction needs, leading to the student’s success. Interventions may be at the Benchmark, Strategic or Intensive level. • Takes into consideration Multiple Intelligences should the teacher require these extension activities.


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components & resources For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Activity Pad Assessments Thematic Library

For Teachers • • • • • •

Teacher’s Guide Assessment Teacher’s Manual Blackline Masters Poster Cutouts Audio CD Big Books

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LIGHTHOUSE Robin Newton, Brendan Dunne, David Gray, Michael Downie and Juan Manuel Jiménez

CD-ROM including activities for values and celebrations.

Lighthouse is a six-level series that aims to help primary students navigate the occasionally rough seas of learning English. It integrates modern language teaching practices with traditional classroom needs, and helps students successfully acquire the four language skills. As a result, the learners use English in real-life situations.

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KEY FEATURES • Structured grammarbased program to promote communicative language use across the four skill areas. • Pair and group work activities to build students’ confidence and independence. • A variety of dynamic materials and activities, including songs, chants, stickers, games, word kits and craft projects. • Promotes universal values and celebrates cultural differences through a variety of colorful, inclass craft activities.

Number of levels: 6

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Student’s Book Student’s CD Activity Book Stickers

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Sarah Fash, Andrew Starling, Lindsay Ruggles and Sarah Conway

Number of levels: 3

Skyrocket is a six-level series for elementary school learners. Each unit of Skyrocket is content-based, to encourage children to focus on the topic more than on the structures and vocabulary being presented. There is, however, a very solid and structured grammar syllabus throughout the series. As a plus, Skyrocket offers a literature section every three units (Skyrocket to Literature) that allows students to experience reading for pleasure. Skyrocket offers a wide variety of fun activities, such as games, songs, puzzles and more, in order to reach

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different types of intelligences and learning styles. Skyrocket offers a range of components to cater to every teacher’s needs and to develop different interests, abilities and skills. Among these, we include Value Activities, Communicative Grammar Games, Holidays, Multiple Intelligence Activities and more.

KEY FEATURES • Promotes learner autonomy. • Fosters collaborative learning. • Develops receptive and productive skills. • Develops critical thinking and life skills. • Has its own grammar book. • Offers digital resources for the teacher and the student.


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For Students Student’s Book

Student‘s CD. Includes the songs, the stories and extra listening comprehension practice.

Practice Book. Consolidates and reinforces grammar and vocabulary. richmondcan.com

Online Games. Website activities.

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For Teachers

Class Audio. Includes all listening activities from the Student’s Book, plus the test audios.

Teacher’s Guide. Complete notes to develop the lesson, plus extra activities and more.

Digital Media Projects. In class or at home projects to use computers, cell phones, Internet, software and more. Posters and Word Cards. One poster per unit, includes word cards.

Teacher’s Resource CD. A variety of downloadable materials for further practice, thematic classes or evaluation.

Values Holidays

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Skyrocket Your Grammar Student’s Book. Colorful, concise grammar explanations and lots of practice.

Skyrocket Your Grammar. Class Audio.

Skyrocket Your Grammar Teacher’s Guide. Includes board games, answer keys and audio script.

Digital Book. Digital resources for the teacher. richmondcan.com

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THUMBS UP!

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CEFR A1 A2 B1

Sarah Fash, Suzanne Harris, Martyn Hobbs and Julia Keddle

Digital Book for Teachers

Thumbs Up! is a six-level primary series that motivates children to learn English while developing other areas of knowledge. Every child is an individual with unique abilities and strengths, and Thumbs Up! helps students discover their own pathway to learning. Through cross-curricular themes, games, multiple intelligence activities, poems, songs and values, Thumbs Up! fosters students’ critical thinking skills, creativity and natural curiosity in other curriculum subjects.

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KEY FEATURES • Emergent grammar in a spiral program: students discover grammar rules at their own pace over several presentations. • Cross-curricular spreads with hands-on projects where the focus is on meaning and not on form, as in first language acquisition. • A structured reading skills program with original stories, a comprehensive phonics and spelling program, and a six-level writing program. • A values program, featuring the Thumbs Up Gang comic strip.

Number of levels: 6

• Assessments, worksheets, templates, flashcards, vocabulary lists and word cards. • Practice on every page Eight topicbased units that offer a balance of work in the four skill areas: speaking, listening, writing and reading.


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Includes student audio CD with songs and stories.

Eight topic-based units that offer a balance of work in the four skill areas: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

components & resources For Students • • • • • •

Student’s Book Practice Book Student’s CD (Interactive + Audio) Phonics Booklet Website Cutouts Booklet

For Teachers • Teacher’s Guide in five easy-tocarry booklets • Class CD • Poster and Poster Cutouts • Digital Book • Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM (with flashcards, word cards, templates, grammar worksheets and assessments)

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SPOTLIGHT ON ENGLISH CEFR A1 A2 B1

Number of levels: 6

Spotlight on English is a comprehensive, Standards-based program for English language learners (ELLs) designed to help K-6 student’s gain and develop English language proficiency, while studying grade-level content. The course exposes students to grade-level academic English while providing teachers with the tools necessary to empower their learners to acquire the language accurately and achieve competency in listening, reading, writing and speaking. Spotlight on English is a balanced

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program that not only provides the academic language students need, but also brings together proven methodologies and innovative teaching strategies.

KEY FEATURES • Based on scientific research. • Aligned to the US National Curriculum and Content-area standards.

• Created with a content-rich framework - language arts, math, science, social studies, music, and art. • Developed with multi-level teaching strategies for differentiated instruction in every lesson. • Designed to deliver direct, structured, and inclusive language instruction.


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hours The eight thematic units in each level are divided into three main sections: Spotlight on Reading, Spotlight on Literature and Spotlight on Content.

Key vocabulary for the story is introduced at the very start.

Engaging, real-life content and images.

Students are involved in pre-reading activities.

Key words are highlighted throughout the text.

components & resources For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Practice Book Interactive CD-ROM Thematic Library

For Teachers • • • • • • •

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Teacher’s Guide Assessments Teacher’s Manual Blackline Masters Class Audio CD Poster Cutouts (level K) Big Books (level K) Teacher’s Digital Resource Pack

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CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2

Number of levels: 4 Awesome New Edition is a four-level course in general English for the 21st Century that takes students from an elementary level to an upperintermediate level. By the end of the course, students will have reached the Vantage (B2 or FCE) level of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages. The lessons take the best from Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) and feature elements of the Lexical Approach, Task and Content Based Learning, and Integrated Skills teaching.

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KEY FEATURES • Provides 90 –120 hours of classroom teaching plus 120 hours of autonomous learner activities. • Integrates grammar, vocabulary, functions, skills, pronunciation and study strategies in a multi-layered syllabus. • Relevant and updated texts suitable for today’s students. • Enables students to communicate in varied situations. • Includes a Magazine section with fun activities and natural texts

about relevant topics for teens. • Presents 21st Century learning skills that foster learner autonomy and promote development of IT literacy. • Teaches students to use online resources for giving presentations, making videos, slide shows, blogs and web pages. • Encourages students to discover new grammar in texts and formulate rules about its use.

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Awesome New Edition Student’s Book consists of nine units (each with 9–12 hours of classroom teaching) and a Pairwork section with communicative free-practice activities. Each 12-page unit includes a doublepage introductory lesson that reviews previous language and introduces the unit theme, followed by three double-page grammar and vocabulary lessons including development of language skills and pronunciation.

A Magazine section with fun activities and integrated skills tasks review the target language from the unit. Updated Learning English in the 21st Century and Project pages include technology-based activities.

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components & resources

Student‘s Book This component includes: • Natural reading and listening texts that systematically develop language skills and sub-skills while exposing students to new language in context. • Text exploitation tasks as used in international exams. • Inductive grammar focuses so students discover new grammar in the skills texts. • Regular “Look” boxes with clear grammar rules for students to apply deductively. • Vocabulary sections featuring high-frequency lexical sets, collocations, word families and more. • Pronunciation activities focusing on features of connected speech, phonemes, intonation and stress. • Communicative speaking activities involving personalization, gapped information, role-play and more.

Reference Guide

Digital Book • Awesome New Edition Digital Book contains the entire Student’s Book as well as the audios from the Student’s Book and interactive self-study activities in all areas (reading, writing, listening and grammar) • Book pages.

Practice Book

Resource Book

For Teachers

Class CDs and Tests

Teacher’s Book This component includes: • Interleaved Student’s Book and Teacher’s Book pages. • Clear aims for every activity. • Step-by-step teaching notes for the Student’s Book activities and their answer keys. • Warm-up and Extension activities on every page, and activities to promote universal values. • Cultural notes to promote understanding and tolerance. • Transcripts of Student’s Book listening tracks. • Practice Book answer key. Posters

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ENGLISH ID Paul Seligson, Ricardo Sili, Ray Shoulder, Cris Gontow, Carol Lethaby, Tom Abraham, Luiz Otávio Barros, Tom Abraham, Jose Luiz Morales and Pamela Vittorio

www.

CEFR A1 A2 B1

English ID is a four-level series for young adults and adults with an emphasis on speaking both accurately and fluently. It accelerates the learning process with a range of exciting strategies that encourage students to express themselves and build their new identity in English. The material builds on students’ existing knowledge of English and introduces new language through authentic texts and audiovisual material, including actual YouTube videos and the engaging ID Café, a tailor-made sitcom-style video. With its user-friendly format, English ID is a highly flexible course which offers 80–120 hours of material per level. Number of levels: Starter + 3

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components & resources

Student’s Book

For Students • Student’s Book (with portal access code). • Workbook. • Split editions (except for Starter). • Student’s Book + Workbook A (with portal access code). • Student’s Book + Workbook B (with portal access code).

Student’s Book + Workbok A Student’s Book + Workbok B

Workbook

For Teachers

Learning platform avaible

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Teacher’s Book. Class CD. DVD (ID Café). Digital Book. Learning Platform.

Teacher’s Boook

DVD (ID Café)

Digital Book

Learning Platform Class CD

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ENGLISH IN MOTION www.

CEFR A1 A2 B1

Robert Campbell, Gill Holley and Robert Metcalf

Number of levels: 4 English In motion is a dynamic four-level course that thoroughly integrates practice of the four skills with work on vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. • Language is presented through relevant, up-to-date topics. • Practice begins with meaningful controlled exercises before developing into freer, personalized activities. • Songs used to motivate students, and a DVD links with the course themes, giving students the chance to see real teenagers talk about their lives.

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KEY FEATURES • Digital book provides the complete course with options to adapt, extend, and customize. • Student’s Multi-ROM contains extra interactive material. • Cultural aspects and CLIL objectives for every unit. • My Portfolio section to encourage personalization and self-study. • Course website.


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Practice starts with controlled exercises & develops into freer, personalised activities.

Special English You Need sections present language for everyday situations. Culture and CLIL integrated into each unit.

components & resources For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Workbook Student’s Multi-ROM My Portfolio downloadable online

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Teacher’s Book Class CDs Teacher’s All-in-one Book Tests Test CD DVD Digital Book Website

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SPOTLIGHT ON LITERATURE CEFR A1 A2 B1

New Edition

Number of levels: Starter 6

KEY FEATURES Spotlight on Literature New Edition is a literature-based program that consolidates English skills for teenage and young adult learners. It features culturally diverse literary texts together with varied activities that strengthen reading comprehension and critical literary analysis.

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Spotlight on Literature New Edition also includes lessons on grammar and vocabulary from the reading selections and activities to develop critical thinking, classroom discussion, group work, individual work and creative writing.

• Brief biographies and interesting facts relating to each reading. • Separate vocabulary and grammar development sections. • Two-page grammar tests after every other chapter. • Integrated workbook with further practice exercises.


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components & resources For Teachers • Teacher’s Guide • Class CD

For Students • Student’s Book (with integrated workbook) Grammar & Writing Student´s Handbook richmondcan.com

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CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2

David Bolton and Noel Goodey

Ideal for both self-study and classroom use, English Grammar in Steps Practice Book is a comprehensive practice book which covers the essential grammatical structures needed by pre-intermediate to upper-intermediate students. The new editions follow exactly the same syllabus as the popular original editions, but now with fully updated texts and brand new images. Both books are also now available in editions either with or without an answer key.

KEY FEATURES

Number of levels: 2

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• Grammar and exercises presented in natural contexts. • Clear step-by-step explanations and intensive practice for each grammar point. • English Grammar in Steps covers the grammar needed by learners studying for the Cambridge English First Certificate Exam. • Consequently, the practice book contains extensive examples of First Certificate Exam type activities.

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AMERICAN BIG PICTURE CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2 C1

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Ben Goldstein, Ceri Jones, Bess Bradfield, Carol Lethaby, Alastair Lane, Simon Brewster, Mark Lloyd, Rob Metcalf and Lucy Norris

Full Edition Number of levels: Starter +5 American Big Picture is a highly visual 6-level course for adult and young adult learners. Real-life, relevant, international contexts combine with striking images to engage the mind. Carefully graded activities provide the opportunities and support American Big Picture learners need to express themselves with confidence. The series provides 90-120 hours of core classroom material, complemented by a wealth of digital and print resources.

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KEY FEATURES • Fresh, real-life, relevant contexts allow students to personalize their new language. • Carefully graded and selected reading and listening material matches each level. • Language focus is on authentic, useful language and highfrequency expressions. • The language is driven by text, topic and content • The Functional Language pages allow learners to practice the target language in everyday situations.

• A systematic vocabulary building strand encourages experimentation with new words and phrases in realistic contexts. • Notice boxes highlight the emerging key language points. • A variety of cultural contexts are highlighted through different global perspectives. • Both native and non-native speakers are the focus of the integrated audio program.


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components & resources

For Students • • • •

Student’s Book Workbook with Audio CD Downloadable audio Interactive online activities

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Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD Digital Book Test Studio Online videos and author interviews • Teacher’s Resource Book • DVD • Learning Platform

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@WORK

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CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2

Louis Rogers, Anna Cowper, James Greenan, Marion Grussendorf, Pete Sharma, James Styring and Alastair Lane

@work is the perfect course for anyone who needs to communicate in English at work, regardless of their profession or job title. @work brings a light-hearted and non-executive approach to English learning and is also suitable for pre-work tertiary students. Available in 4 levels, the @work Student’s Book material offers a minimum of 60 hours of study. The course is virtually endless if you choose to integrate the engaging wealth of additional digital components: a fully digital workbook, the Business Mazes and the video skills modules. These work-environment videos cover presentations, negotiations, socializing, communication and meetings. Whatever the industry, whatever the job, @work will suit any employee, preparing them to conduct business outside the boardroom and the classroom.

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Number of levels: 4

KEY FEATURES • Avoids the usual Business English clichés by teaching practical, getthe-job done language. • Takes a solid, upfront approach towards dealing with grammar. • Flexible materials offer learners and educators choice over course content management. • 12-page Email Writing section per level. • Business Mazes. • Video modules: presentations, negotiations, socializing, communications and meetings online.

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book Pack - Student’s Book with access code • Workbook Pack - Workbook - Audio CD • eWorkbook

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Class Audio CD • Learning Platform


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Units open with an opportunity for students to engage in general conversation about the subject before exploring it in more detail.

Realistic reading, listening, vocabulary and lead to personalised speaking tasks.

The Teacher’s Book assumes no specific Business English knowledge and will appeal to teachers of all levels and experience. The class audio and audioscripts, role-play task sheets, extra teacher’s notes and answers are all available via the @work Learning Platform, together with a host of fully-trackable extra student activities.

The Help Box highlights more difficult language points.

Further practice available online.

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ELEVATOR

Thomas Ottway, Lucy Norris, Lynda Edwards, David Gray, Michael Downie and Juan Manuel Jiménez

Elevator is a motivating four-level general English course that combines topic-based content with a specific, easy-to-teach methodology. Learners enjoy its fast-paced lessons which offer a real sense of progress. Elevator provides graded reading and listening sections, systematic help with pronunciation and plenty of opportunities for oral practice.

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Number of levels: 4

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• Clear grammar presentation and practice. • Strong focus on high-frequency vocabulary, lexical sets, collocations and idioms. • Carefully selected reading and listening material graded to each level. • Clearly structured guided writing activities with a real world focus.

components & resources For Students • • • • •

Student’s Book Language Lift Workbook Student’s CD CD-ROM

For Teachers • • • •

Teacher’s Book Teacher’s Resource Bank Class CD Placement Test

CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2 Michael Downie, David Gray and Juan Manuel Jiménez

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Number of levels: 2

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• Target B1 and Target B2 take students to the B1 and B2 CEF levels respectively through the use of interesting topics and extensive practice. • Target B1 and Target B2 extend students’ knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, as well as developing language skills in a clear and systematic way. • The Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM includes three full mock exams to help students prepare for international English language tests. • Links new information to students’ prior knowledge to facilitate the integration of knowledge. • Develops understanding in other curricular areas, such as art and social studies.


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NEW AMERICAN FRAMEWORK New American Framework is an exciting six-level English course which highlights oral communication, personalization and debate through dynamic, contemporary topics. Our dynamic New American Framework substantially refines and updates American Framework while retaining all the best features of the original course’s approach to skills work, inductive grammar and natural English.

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Number of levels: 6

Ben Goldstein, Leanne Gray, Gill Holley, Peter Jeffery, Ceri Jones, Mark Lloyd, Rob Metcalf and Lucy Norris

• Flexible format- up to 120 hours mapped with CEFR objectives. • Inductive grammar, with meaningful activities and an emphasis on learner autonomy. • Integrated World English DVD with authentic interviews for crosscultural comparison. • Reference Guide booklet with grammar explanations, vocabulary and transcripts.

CEFR A1 A2 B1

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components & resources For Students • • • • • •

Student’s Book Reference Guide Student’s CD-ROM Workbook Student’s Audio CD Interactive Online Activities

For Teachers • • • • • • •

Teacher’s Book Teacher’s Resource Book Class Audio CD DVD Website Test Studio Online Videos and Author Interviews

BUSINESS EXPRESS

Business Express is an American English course designed for professional people in all walks of life who need to communicate in English at work and in their personal lives. It is a two-level course that takes students from an elementary to an upperintermediate level. Business Express is based on two core principles: Express Progress - which gives learners a real sense of advancement, and Express Yourself - which enables learners to communicate effectively in English in situations of real interest to their professional and social requirements.

Number of levels: 2

CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2 C1

• Covers the business, travel and social needs of professional people. • Clear organization. • Real-life content of immediate use and relevance. • Wide range of reading genres prepares learners to deal with authentic texts.

Evania Alves, Marcos Carvalho, Eugenia Witzler, Paulo Henrique, Robert Wyatt , Vidal Varella and Dan Brogan

• Frequent review to consolidate and recycle language. • Interesting and motivating case studies. • Grammar reference with extra exercises.

components & resources For Students • Student’s Book • Workbook • Audio CD

For Teachers • Teacher’s Book • Audio CDs

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PASS THE TOEIC TEST

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CEFR A1 A2 B1 B2 C1

Miles Craven

Number of levels: 3

Pass the TOEIC Test is a thoroughly comprehensive, authentic, and up-to-date preparation course for the TOEIC test. Ideal for self-study or class use, the course builds confidence and boosts test scores for students on the Listening and Reading sections of the TOEIC test.

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KEY FEATURES • Over 1,500 high-quality practice items. • Clear, step-by-step skills development. • Effective test-taking strategies. • Preview tests and full-lenght review tests for each part.

• Regular Mini Tests assess performance at every stage. • Full- lenght Listening Comprehension Test and Reading Test. • Grammar and Vocabulary sections focus on language use. • Two complete Practice Tests for reliable assessment.


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