English for Starters is an English course for Primary and Preparatory level students in Syria. English for Starters includes a Student's Book, two cassettes with listening material, Workbook and Teacher's Book. These materials are based on the General Framework and Outcomes of English Curricula in Syria, where this language is regarded as a foreign language. The English for Starters materials have approached the language skills in an integrated way in terms of the tasks and activities for both learners and teachers.
Reach into Backpack and discover a course packed full of exciting activities and bursting with opportunities to learn and use English! Backpack focuses on getting young learners to enjoy communicating in English and takes a highly integrated approach to developing grammar, vocabulary and all four language skills. Throughout Backpack there is a lively mix of illustrations, photography, chants, songs, games, TPR and project work. Teachers will find it clear and logical to teach with, and learners will love its exciting and dynamic activities.
English for Starters incorporates both international cultural topics as well as topics researched specifically for Syrian students learning English. The series provides examples of the natural environment of Syria and upholds the country’s cultural, social and moral values on both a national and local scale. Syrian social characters, and their roles in society, play an important part in the content of the series. With a discovery approach to grammar and an upfront focus on vocabulary, English for Starters ensures the most effective language learning for Syrian students.
The PTE General Skills Boosters have been specially written to help you become familiar with the format and content of the PTE General Test. They contain five full practice tests, plus language and skills development sections in each unit to help you to improve your general level of English as well as your score in the test.