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Text Book Dilema



miss_marina...
Chile

Text Book Dilema
 
Hello everyone !!
 
I have to find a new book to work with my secondary students. They have 6 hours of English a week and I need something that can motivate them to learn or to speak in english.
If you have any ideas, or suggestions, please feel free to let me know.
 
A lot of hugs for all of you,
Marina.

10 Aug 2009      



Mar0919
Mexico

Have you taken a look at "Access" from Express Publishing? I m going to use that one this year, it looks very interesting, hope my ss like it!

10 Aug 2009     



miss_marina...
Chile

I think they would! they seem to be really interesting. Thanks for your replay.
 
I was using "Adventures" from Oxford. A four level course. But next year, I will have 2 new levels. I was thinking about "English in Mind" from Cambridge, but I don t think my students are prepared enough for these books. They have a good level of english, but they are really inmature. They like pictures and colors... so It s kind of complicated. I don t know if I m going to be their teacher next year, but I want to leave them a good material for them to work with.
I will take a deeper look to "Access". Thanks again and see you later !

10 Aug 2009     



Tere-arg
Argentina

I am using "English in mind" this year. It is suitable for teens: colourful, with texts and  short dialogues using common everyday expressions.

I like them, but prefer "New English File" for older or more mature students in  the same levels.


10 Aug 2009     



arkel
Ireland

I have had really good results with English in Mind when I used it with teens. For adults I use Face2face, CUP.

10 Aug 2009     



anitarobi
Croatia

Cutting Edge Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate and Advanced, and also Countdown to FCE... I ve also used Adventures with my teenage sts - it s great!
Anita

10 Aug 2009     



miss_marina...
Chile

thank you all for your comments!!

11 Aug 2009