Starting Skills in English Listening and Speaking Part A Course Book Have you studied English at school? Do you need to improve your listening and speaking? Then you need Starting Skills in English Listening and Speaking. This course helps you hear and produce basic English. In Part A you learn how to hear and say 200 key words in isolation and context from eight key knowledge areas. You will also learn to: * ask about abilities; * hear and say key sounds in English; * ask about new words; * define objects; * describe objects - colour and size; * describe places; * hear and say key questions; * identify key factual information in speech; * introduce yourself; * listen for examples; * predict information in a talk; * predict the next word or phrase in a sentence; * talk about bar charts and pie charts; * talk about facts in the past; * talk about yourself; * and understand classroom instructions. Starting Skills in English Part B Listening and Speaking is also available. There are linked courses in Reading and Writing and Vocabulary and Grammar. See the Skills in English website at skillsinenglish.com for additional materials and help. Key Features * Listening texts a maximum of 400 words * Speaking tasks are short paragraphs * Teacher's Book containing a full answer key, language and culture notes, methodology notes and transcript of listening material * Allows beginners immediate access to study of academic English skills * Available as three books - Listening and Speaking, Reading and Writing, Vocabulary and Grammar - at two levels * Ideal for false beginners, i.e., students who have not achieved their full potential in English at school Accompanying Teacher's Book, audio, Student Test Pack and Teacher Test Booklet also available.
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