World Pass Upper Intermediate: Expanding English Fluency

  • AUTHORS: Susan Stempleski; James R. Morgan; Nancy Douglas; Kristin L. Johannsen; Andy Curtis
  • ISBN-13: 9780838406694 
  • 176 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2006     Published
  • Level(s): C1 | High-intermediate
  • List Price = $ 35.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $27.00
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Overview

About The Product

To help students expand their fluency, World Pass focuses on dynamic vocabulary building, essential grammar, and stimulating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that emphasize the language they need for real world communication.

Features

  • fluency practice through a wide variety of communicative activities.
  • For added conversation fluency practice, each "Listening" section ends with an "Ask & Answer"discussion task.
  • Each "Speaking" section presents a specific speaking skill or strategy and an open-ended communicative task to help expand fluency.
  • The "Reading" and "Writing" sections provide instruction and practice with the types of tasks and skills that upper-level students need.
  • "Expansion Pages" are designed as an optional self-study section, offering students an opportunity to go beyond what is presented in the unit and allowing teachers greater flexibility.
  • Each unit ends with a consolidating "Communication" section that practices the language covered in the unit. Frequent Review Units also help learners solidify the language they have learned.
  • Extensive teacher support in the Teacher's Edition includes "Lesson Planning Guides" for each unit, photocopiable CNN video worksheets, and a variety of helpful teaching hints and suggestions.
  • "Professional Development Pages," a reflective teaching course by Andy Curtis, uses lectures, questions, and reflective activities to guide teachers through their professional development as they teach with World Pass.
  • An Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView Pro allows instructors to create and customize tests and quizzes quickly and easily.
  • A Teacher's Resource Book with reproducible student activities and a Teacher Web site offer an abundance of ready-to-implement resources.
  • Two Workbook formats! In addition to printed versions, the Workbooks are available online, offering auto-graded exercises and a learning management system that allows both teachers and learners to track progress.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Susan Stempleski

    Susan Stempleski is the World Link series editor, teacher trainer, and noted author of several texts on teaching with film and video. She currently teaches at the Hunter College Intensive English Language Institute of the City University of New York and Columbia University Teacher's College, New York City.

  • James R. Morgan

    James Morgan is the co-author of Cengage's best-selling series World Link. He has taught English in Japan and worked as an in-house development editor for a major ELT publisher. Since 1998, he has been a freelance writer and editor of English language learning materials, specializing in grammar and video. He believes the way to unlock each student's potential is through materials that are current, engaging, and meaningful. When he is not working at his computer, he enjoys traveling and learning about other cultures.

  • Nancy Douglas

    Nancy Douglas is a teacher, materials writer, and editor who has been in ELT for over twenty years. She has extensive experience working with students from around the world and has co-authored several courses, including the best-selling series World Link and Reading Explorer. She has also edited print and Web-based materials for English language learners as well as professional development courses for teachers.

  • Kristin L. Johannsen

    Kristin Johannsen held an MA in Applied English Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She had extensive experience teaching English in Japan, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, France, and the United States. She has presented her ideas on global issues at multiple conferences around the world and was a published author. She spoke several languages including French, German, Spanish, Norwegian, and Korean.

  • Andy Curtis

    Andy Curtis received his M.A. in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching in 1992, and his Ph.D. in International Education in 1996, both from the University of York in England. From 2007 to 2011, Dr Curtis was the Director of the English Language Teaching Unit at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction within the Faculty of Education there. From 2002 to 2005, Dr. Curtis was the Executive Director of the School of English at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada. Over the last 20 years, Dr Curtis has worked with and presented to approximately 25,000 teachers in 30 different countries and territories, and he has published more than 100 books, chapters, and academic papers.

Table of Contents

Unit 1. What's the Story?
Unit 2.Technology.
Unit 3. Personality.
Review. Units 1-3.
Unit 4. Make an Impact.
Unit 5. Believe It or Not.
Unit 6. Today's Workplace.
Review. Units 4-6.
Unit 7. Does Crime Pay?
Unit 8. Big Spender?
Unit 9. Family Matters.
Review. Units 7-9.
Unit 10. Travel & Vacation.
Unit 11. Men & Women.
Unit 12. Emergency!
Review. Units 10-12.
Language Summaries.
Grammar Summaries.
Skills Index.
Expansion Pages Answer Key.

New to this Edition

  • A "Vocabulary Builder" activity helps learners expand vocabulary through the use of particular vocabulary-building tools, such as learning to use word families, root words, or compound nouns.

Components

Teacher Components

  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate and Advanced: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 1413023266 | ISBN-13: 9781413023268)
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: Teacher's Edition  (ISBN-10: 0838425682 | ISBN-13: 9780838425688)
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: Teacher's Resource Book  (ISBN-10: 0838425666 | ISBN-13: 9780838425664)
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: CNN® DVD  (ISBN-10: 1413010776 | ISBN-13: 9781413010770)
    To help students expand their fluency, World Pass focuses on dynamic vocabulary building, essential grammar, and stimulating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that emphasize the language they need for real world communication.
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: CNN® Video  (ISBN-10: 0838446574 | ISBN-13: 9780838446577)
    To help students expand their fluency, World Pass focuses on dynamic vocabulary building, essential grammar, and stimulating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that emphasize the language they need for real world communication.

Student Supplements

  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: Combo Split A  (ISBN-10: 1413010881 | ISBN-13: 9781413010886)
    To help students expand their fluency, World Pass focuses on dynamic vocabulary building, essential grammar, and stimulating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that emphasize the language they need for real world communication.
    List Price = 34.95  | CengageBrain Price = 34.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 26.25
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: Combo Split B  (ISBN-10: 141301089X | ISBN-13: 9781413010893)
    To help students expand their fluency, World Pass focuses on dynamic vocabulary building, essential grammar, and stimulating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that emphasize the language they need for real world communication.
    List Price = 34.95  | CengageBrain Price = 34.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 26.25
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0838425674 | ISBN-13: 9780838425671)
    To help students expand their fluency, World Pass focuses on dynamic vocabulary building, essential grammar, and stimulating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that emphasize the language they need for real world communication.
    List Price = 26.95  | CengageBrain Price = 26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 20.00
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: Online Workbook, Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1424007046 | ISBN-13: 9781424007042)
    The World Pass Online Workbooks feature all of the exercises conveniently located online.
    List Price = 26.95  | CengageBrain Price = 26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 20.00
  • World Pass Upper-Intermediate: Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 0838446876 | ISBN-13: 9780838446874)
    To help students expand their fluency, World Pass focuses on dynamic vocabulary building, essential grammar, and stimulating listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities that emphasize the language they need for real world communication.
    List Price = 41.95  | CengageBrain Price = 41.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 31.25

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