jueves, 22 de enero de 2015

Oxford Bookworms Library: Love or Money?: Level 1: 400-Word Vocabulary (Crime & Mystery)

Oxford Bookworms Library: Love or Money?: Level 1: 400-Word Vocabulary (Oxford Bookworms Library, Stage 1, Crime & Mystery) by Rowena Akinyemi
English | 2008 | ISBN: 019478908X | 56 Pages | PDF | 37 MB

This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.

Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.

Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.

Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.

Singing Grammar: Teaching Grammar through Songs

Singing Grammar: Teaching Grammar through Songs (Cambridge Copy Collection) by Mark Hancock
English | 1999-02-28 | ISBN: 0521625424 | scan PDF | 96 pages | 11,4 MB

A resource book of supplementary materials for the teaching of grammar through songs. Singing Grammar is part of the Cambridge Copy Collection. It is a resource book of supplementary materials for the teaching of grammar through the medium of song. It contains eighteen songs, each with a specific grammar focus, and is suitable for students from elementary to intermediate level. For each of the songs there is a clear page of teaching notes followed by a motivating song worksheet, a grammar exercise page and a fun grammar game for classroom use. The material is especially suitable for younger learners but could also be used successfully with adults.

miércoles, 21 de enero de 2015

Prepositions (Front Line English Grammar Series)

repositions (Front Line English Grammar Series)

Prepositions (Front Line English Grammar Series)
Prepositions (Front Line English Grammar Series)
by Paul Seligson

80 pages
 This book presents in a systematic way the main prepositions in English. The book contains an introductory section of self-evaluation, 15 units that logically explain more than 50 prepositions, according to their use to indicate time, place, movement, etc.. In the second section of the self-evaluation section a summary of basic uses of the prepositions is explained and and using of prepositions is practised in the lessons of the book. The summary includes references to the key lessons, answer key to the exercises and an index of all the prepositions, showing where they are explained and practised, both in the lessons and in the summary of the book.
 It also contains grammatical explanations in clear and concise Spanish that take into account individual issues, more than 400 phrases of real examples, including bilingual English/Spanish phrases, and more than 60 exercises, all in English.

Reported Speech: Front Line English Grammar Series

Reported Speech: Front Line English Grammar Series (For Spanish Speakers) by Ken Singleton
Spanish/English | 2003 | ISBN: 8478733701 | PDF | 74 pages | 12,4 Mb

This book aims to capture the essence of a very important and interesting area of English Grammar: Reported Speech. The book focuses on the core of reported speech. It covers the use of many common 'Reporting verbs' how to 'click back' the tenses of verbs, time words, modal verbs, words for things and people, etc.

What the book consists of:
- 10 Main units which logically present all the main areas of reported speech, from the reporting verbs say and tell through to reporting questions and summarizing.
- A comprehesive summary in two parts. Part one summarizes the main reporting structures: part two is a chart of the tense changes which are posible when changing direct speech to reported speech.
- A series of useful and fun consolidation exercises that test what you have learnt in wider contexts.
- Full answers to all exercises.
- A complete English/Spanish list of all irregular verbs used in the book (and some others).

Key features of the book:
- Clear, concise grammar explanations and rules in Spanish which take into account your very individual problems.
- Nearly 250 simple, real and reliable example sentences in English/Spanish complement the grammar explanations.
- Over 50 exercises, which entertain as well as test, are linked very closely to the grammar explanations.

Who is the book for?
The book is designed for intermediate students of English, who are working by themselves or in a school or language institution. Students above and below intermediate level will also gain much indispensible knowledge about reported speech from this book.

martes, 20 de enero de 2015

English Grammar: A University Course, 3rd edition

Angela Downing, "English Grammar: A University Course, 3 edition" 
English | ISBN: 0415732689, 0415732670 | 2015 | 550 pages | PDF | 12 MB

This best-selling comprehensive descriptive grammar forms a complete course, ideal for all students studying English Language ,whether on a course or for self-study. Broadly based on Hallidayan systemic-functional grammar but also drawing on cognitive linguistics and discourse analysis, English Grammar is accessible, avoiding overly theoretical or technical explanations.

Divided into 12 self-contained chapters based around language functions, each chapter is divided into units of class-length material. Key features include:

Numerous authentic texts from a wide range of sources, both spoken and written, which exemplify the grammatical description.

Clear chapter and module summaries enable efficient class preparation and student revision. 

Extensive exercises with a comprehensive answer key.

This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new texts, a more user-friendly layout, more American English examples and a companion website, providing extra tasks, a glossary and a teachers‘ guide.

This is the essential coursebook and reference work for all native and non-native students of English grammar on English language and linguistics courses.

sábado, 17 de enero de 2015


2013 | English | MP3, PDF 176 pages | 105.2 MB

New Gold Pre-First is the ideal B1+ course to lead your students towards B2 level and preparation for the Cambridge English First exam.

The perfect lead-in to Gold First with graded introductions to all exam tasks:
 Thorough language and skills training
 Fast-paced syllabus with comprehensive exam coverage
 Stimulating discussion-rich topics
 Strong focus on vocabulary and chunks of language
 Extensive writing support including useful language and sample answers
 Audio CD-ROM with audio and interactive activities
 Access to iTests.com (FCE test): realistic interactive exam practice in the format of the Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam.

viernes, 16 de enero de 2015

The Vocabulary Files C2, Advanced, IELTS

CEFR Level C2

The Vocabulary Files series consists of 5 Books, 64 pages each, for CEF Levels: A1- A2 - B1 - B2 - C1 - C2

The aim of the series is to give students the chance to expand their vocabulary in different areas.
Each unit deals with a common Vocabulary topic; the vocabulary is taught through a variety of exercises with lots of illustrations to make them more lively and interesting.

Level  B1-C2 in this series have been written for students who are planning to take the IELTS/Cambridge  exams. It covers some of the main vocabulary points that advanced candidates will need for the Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking sections of the exam.

The 15 units in the books  focus on topic-specific vocabulary areas, which may be required in the IELTS or Cambridge English exams (for example, economy, education, health, etc). Some Exercises focus on general vocabulary items, which can be used in all aspects of the English language.

The C1 & C2 books also focus on Academic  Word Lists. Students need to learn such words in order to get a high score at the IELTS, the Cambridge CPE or the TOEFL exam.