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Life Advanced with DVD, 1st Edition

  • British English
  • Paul Dummett
  • John Hughes
  • Helen Stephenson
  • ISBN-10: 1133315739
  • ISBN-13: 9781133315735
  • 176 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Welcome to Life, an exciting new six-level adult series that turns learning English into an exploration of the world we live in. Drawing on National Geographic content, Life transforms the learning experience into a fabulous journey with irresistible images, articles and videos that engage students like no series before. Bring Life into your classroom!

Features

  • Comprehensive grammar, vocabulary, functions, pronunciation and skills syllabuses address the needs of contemporary students, and then Life goes one step further to enrich communication and critical thinking.

  • Grammar is presented in context with full explanations and extensive additional support.

  • Vocabulary is introduced thematically with further focus at lexical and morphological levels in Word focus and Word building sections.

  • Real Life lessons model and practice everyday functions and pronunciation is dealt with in depth.

  • Every lesson ends with a productive outcome, such as speaking or writing.

About the Author

Paul Dummett

Paul Dummett is a teacher and writer based in Oxford, UK, where he ran his own school teaching English to professionals from 1996 to 2006. He currently teaches refugee children in Palestine and Jordan with The Hands Up project. His main interests are the use of images and narrative in language teaching and how these can aid deeper learning and memory. Seeking out writing projects that explore these interests he has found a natural home at National Geographic Learning, co-authoring titles such as Life and Keynote and acting as a Course Consultant for Look, a seven-level primary series. He enjoys travel, exercise and live music/spoken word performance.

John Hughes

John Hughes has worked in ELT for twenty years as a teacher, teacher trainer and director of studies. Currently, he runs training courses, both face-to-face and online. He is also an author with over 20 ELT books. His books for Cengage Learning and National Geographic Learning include Spotlight on FCE, Practical Grammar, Total Business and the new six-level National Geographic course for adult learners called Life.

Helen Stephenson

Helen Stephenson first taught business English in the 1980s. She has written in-house training courses and a course for upper-secondary students. She teaches at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Lessons for life
Unit 2: More than a job
Unit 3: Four walls
Unit 4: Innovation
Unit 5: The writer's journey
Unit 6: Body matters
Unit 7: Stories from history
Unit 8: Digital media
Unit 9: The music in us
Unit 10: Social living
Unit 11: Reason and emotion
Unit 12: Landscapes

Communication Activities
Grammar Summary
Audio Scripts

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Life Advanced: ExamView CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1285451155 | ISBN-13: 9781285451152)
Life Advanced: Interactive Whiteboard DVD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 113331838X | ISBN-13: 9781133318385)
Life Advanced: Teacher's Book with Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1133315771 | ISBN-13: 9781133315773)

Student Supplements

Life Advanced: Workbook with Key and Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1133315763 | ISBN-13: 9781133315766)
Life Advanced: Workbook without Key plus Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1305508394 | ISBN-13: 9781305508392)
Life Advanced: MyLife Online Resources, Printed Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285857305 | ISBN-13: 9781285857305)