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  1. 3. American English CEF Level: B1 (PET) Young Adults and Adults Quick Catalogue Review
  2. 4. CAN DO STATEMENTS FOR LEVEL B1: <ul><li>Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar </li></ul><ul><li>matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an </li></ul><ul><li>area where the language is spoken. </li></ul><ul><li>Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar </li></ul><ul><li>or of personal interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and </li></ul><ul><li>ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions </li></ul><ul><li>and plans. </li></ul>
  3. 5. The course <ul><li>4 levels (intro to 3) </li></ul><ul><li>American English </li></ul><ul><li>Young adults and adults </li></ul><ul><li>70 to 120 hours (full edition) </li></ul><ul><li>35 to 60 hours (split edition: A / B) </li></ul><ul><li>4 skills instruction </li></ul>
  4. 6. COMPONENTS www.cambridge.org/interchange Test Crafter NEW Interchange Third Edition/Passages Placement and Evaluation Package Whiteboard Software Network NEW Teacher's Resource Book Full Contact B Workbook B Full Contact A Workbook A Whiteboard Software Student's Book B with Self-study Audio CD CD-ROM for Windows Student's Book A with Self-study Audio CD Lab Audio CDs Class Audio CDs Lab Guide Class Audio Cassettes Video Teacher's Guide Teacher's Edition Video Activity Book Workbook Video/NTSC Student's Book Video/DVD Student's Book with Self-study Audio CD
  5. 7. Students’ needs <ul><li>Engaging activities </li></ul><ul><li>Clear goals and procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for personalization </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Achievable results </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul>
  6. 8. Key features <ul><li>Real world topics </li></ul><ul><li>Conversational language </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar in communicative contexts </li></ul><ul><li>Task-based listening activities </li></ul><ul><li>Student-centered </li></ul><ul><li>Complete teacher support </li></ul>
  7. 9. Unit format <ul><li>Units integrate topics, functions, grammar and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Two lesson-sequences within each unit </li></ul><ul><li>Activities build on each other, culminating in fluency activity </li></ul><ul><li>Activities can serve as a springboard for supplementary practice </li></ul>
  8. 10. Unit format <ul><li>16 units </li></ul><ul><li>16 communication tasks (interchange activities) </li></ul><ul><li>8 Progress checks </li></ul><ul><li>Two topical or functional sections </li></ul><ul><li>Perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>16 projects </li></ul><ul><li>16 self-study listening activities </li></ul>Cycle 1 Cycle 2
  9. 11. Unit content <ul><li>Snapshot </li></ul><ul><li>Word power </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar focus </li></ul><ul><li>Pronunciation </li></ul><ul><li>Interchange </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Arcade: different kinds of interactive activities on the internet! </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Fluency exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Listening </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Self-study listenings </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul>
  10. 12. Snapshot <ul><li>Introduces the topic </li></ul><ul><li>Provides real world information </li></ul><ul><li>Builds receptive & productive vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Is presented in graphic form (easy to read) </li></ul><ul><li>Includes follow-up questions (discussion) </li></ul>
  11. 13. Snapshot
  12. 14. Word Power <ul><li>Develops Ss´ vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Is related to the unit </li></ul><ul><li>Includes variety of exercises (word maps and collocations) </li></ul><ul><li>Is followed by oral and written practice (vocabulary in context) </li></ul>
  13. 15. Word Power
  14. 16. Word Power 5. Haircut 4. Wash and dry clothes 3. Department store 2. Area 1. Neighbourhood Give an example Elicit an example Give a definition Elicit a definition Mime Translate Vocabulary
  15. 17. Conversation <ul><li>Introduces new function or grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a communicative and situational context </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as a model for conversational expressions </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a listening task </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on accurate repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Avoids “reading like” intonation </li></ul>
  16. 18. Conversation
  17. 19. Models <ul><li>Practical </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful </li></ul><ul><li>Memorable </li></ul><ul><li>Transferable </li></ul>
  18. 20. Conversation
  19. 21. Conversation TEACHING STEPS THE TEACHING STEPS: ___ Check students’ comprehension. ___ Books open. Students read silently as they listen once more. ___ Set the scene. Set a focus question. ___ Students practice the conversation. ___ Books closed. Students listen once or twice to the audio program. ___ Explain unfamiliar vocabulary 1 2 3 6 5 4
  20. 22. Conversation TEACHING STRATEGIES Looking at the picture for … Predicting Telling the story Disappearing dialog Musical dialog Substitution dialog Moving dialog Stand up, sit down Say it with feeling Onion Ring Look up and say technique
  21. 23. Grammar Focus <ul><li>Summary of grammar items </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises in context </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled to freer practice </li></ul><ul><li>Communicative exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Personal context (often) </li></ul>
  22. 24. Grammar Focus
  23. 25. <ul><li>THE TEACHING STEPS OF THE GRAMMAR FOCUS </li></ul><ul><li>Elicit or explain the rules. Inductive or deductive teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Present examples sentences using the audio program. </li></ul><ul><li>Model the task. </li></ul><ul><li>Students complete the task. </li></ul><ul><li>Check answers with the class. Peer correction. </li></ul>Grammar Focus
  24. 26. Pronunciation <ul><li>Highlights pronunciation features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rhythm, stress, intonation, blending, reductions, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is taken from “Conversation” or “Grammar Focus” sections </li></ul><ul><li>Improves listening & speaking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Builds student’s awareness & confidence </li></ul>
  25. 27. Pronunciation
  26. 28. Pronunciation <ul><li>THE TEACHING TIPS </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce the presentation using the audio program/ model intonation. </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight the pronunciation feature. </li></ul><ul><li>Model the pronunciation and have students practice it. </li></ul><ul><li>Check individual responses. </li></ul>
  27. 29. Fluency exercises <ul><li>They are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pair or group work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Role plays and class activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interchange activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More personalized practice </li></ul><ul><li>Real-life content in a safe environment </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful experience </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for individual participation </li></ul>
  28. 30. Fluency exercises
  29. 31. Fluency exercises
  30. 32. <ul><li>THE TEACHING STEPS </li></ul><ul><li>Set the scene and review the model. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain and model the task. </li></ul><ul><li>Divide the class into pairs or groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Students complete the task. </li></ul><ul><li>Give students feedback. </li></ul>Fluency exercises
  31. 33. www.cambridge.org/interchangearcade www.cambridge.org/interchange Web support
  32. 43. THANKS!!!