Mr and Mrs White and their son Herbert are perfectly happy. They live a quiet life, and there’s nothing they want. But when an old friend arrives one night with a fantastic story of a magical charm that can grant wishes… well, it probably isn’t true anyway. So why not make a wish? This adaptation of the classic horror story by W.W. Jacobs is suitable for high intermediate English learners.
O. Henry’s classic short story about a young couple who are very much in love, but who have no money. Christmas is coming, and each wants to buy a special gift. And so each comes up with a secret plan… what could possibly go wrong? This adaptation for high intermediate readers (CEFR B2) includes discussion questions and a vocabulary section. The original story is included at the back of the book.
This short guide to using games in the ESL/EFL classroom gives guiding principles for creating and selecting games to use, and then gives three in-depth examples of games for your own classroom, with photos of the games in use and a discussion of adaptations and variations. While all of the example language is from English-teaching contexts, the games would work equally well for other languages.
This concise, practical guide shows you how to use Facebook to make friends with people you don’t already know, encourage more interaction on your own page, post successfully in groups, and more, so you can make the personal and professional connections that will enhance your life and further your social media goals. Detailed suggestions for what to say and do are included throughout the book.
MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX’s most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on enrollments & rate of completion) advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study. Suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English.
Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve writing – both with pen and paper and typing. By applying these methods, you will write more, write faster, and write more correct and more interesting papers and letters
Twenty-five essays on teaching English as a second language by renowned ELT materials writer and teacher trainer Dorothy Zemach. The wide variety of topics include classroom management, testing and assessment, teaching reading strategies, coping with cheating and plagiarism, teaching visual learners, culture shock, the value of a non-native teacher, and recognizing and overcoming teacher burnout.