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    1. 2. CONNECT Jack C. Richards Carlos Barbisan Chuck Sandy
    2. 4. <ul><li>Who is it aimed at? </li></ul><ul><li>Teenagers (11-15) </li></ul><ul><li>How many levels? Four </li></ul><ul><li>Connect 1 – Beginner </li></ul><ul><li>Connect 2 – High beginner </li></ul><ul><li>Connect 3 – Pre-intermediate </li></ul><ul><li>Connect 4 – Intermediate </li></ul>
    3. 5. Components <ul><li>Student´s Book </li></ul><ul><li>Workbook </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher´s edition </li></ul><ul><li>Audio cassettes/ Audio CDs </li></ul>
    4. 6. What’s the main feature of the course? Up-to-date, high interest content
    5. 8. How many skills are included in Connect ? Four Which two skills are most focused on? Listening and speaking
    6. 9. How is the student’s book organized? <ul><li>Eight units </li></ul><ul><li>Five lessons in each unit for a total of 40 lessons </li></ul><ul><li>A mini-review in each unit (two lessons) </li></ul><ul><li>A review at the end of each unit </li></ul>
    7. 10. How is the student’s book organized? UNIT Lesson Lesson Lesson Lesson Lesson Review Mini
    8. 11. Skills Grammar Skills Vocabulary Skills
    9. 12. What is special about the vocabulary? FEATURED AND TAUGHT IN ALL 4 LEVELS.
    10. 13. What is special about the grammar? <ul><li>Taught in bite size manageable steps so students really get it. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s always presented first in context so students can see what the grammar means and how it is used before studying it. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening checks on tape for grammar tasks so students can learn to self-correct. </li></ul>
    11. 14. What is special about the speaking tasks? <ul><li>They are personalized where possible </li></ul><ul><li>Involve pair and group work to maximize student’s talking time </li></ul><ul><li>Use the vocabulary and grammar of the lesson </li></ul>
    12. 15. Example
    13. 16. What is special about the listening tasks? <ul><li>They use the grammar and vocabulary from the lesson and often recycle language </li></ul>
    14. 18. <ul><li>A: _____ is beautiful. </li></ul><ul><li>_______ is boring. </li></ul><ul><li>____ is exciting </li></ul>B: _____ is beautiful. _______ is boring. ____ is exciting
    15. 20. What is special about the reading tasks? <ul><li>Really high interest </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of factual content </li></ul><ul><li>Feature the grammar and vocabulary in a new context </li></ul>
    16. 21. What is special about the writing tasks? <ul><li>They follow naturally from the reading task </li></ul><ul><li>Most are personalized </li></ul><ul><li>The reading provides a model for the writing </li></ul>
    17. 22. <ul><li>Review games </li></ul>
    18. 24. Two special sections at the back of the book : <ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Take students beyond manipulation of language into various subject areas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning logs </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a unit by unit record of student’s learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help students identify their strengths and weaknesses </li></ul></ul></ul>
    19. 25. Workbook <ul><li>Provides reinforcement for reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Contains a “ Check Yourself ” section at the end of the book </li></ul>
    20. 26. Teacher´s Edition <ul><li>Step by step procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Includes tapescripts </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions for optional tests </li></ul><ul><li>Worsheets for extra practice </li></ul><ul><li>A section on games </li></ul><ul><li>Answers to all wb exercises </li></ul><ul><li>SB with answer key directly on the sb page </li></ul>
    21. 27. Audio Program <ul><li>Includes grammar, reading and vocabulary exercises </li></ul><ul><li>The section “Listen and check your answers” helps to diminish TTT </li></ul>
    22. 28. Connect Grammar Readers More Grammar Dictionaries Best
    23. 29. CONNECT Jack C. Richards Carlos Barbisan Chuck Sandy
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