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Teachers TEXT Books

Postby Danyet » Wed Aug 30, 2006 8:44 am

This is for the teachers here. What are some of your most recommended books for EFL teachers here! What do you think of Murphy's Intermediate English ?

If you had only one book when you first began teaching, what would it be?

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Postby Arale » Wed Aug 30, 2006 9:21 am

Cutting Edge for Grammar (In fact, all skills are included in the books, but they mainly focus on grammar.)

Language to go for communication.

Each kind has different levels from elementary to upper-advanced.

I prefer Longman's books.

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Postby iwantmore » Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:36 pm

Longman's great
But now we rarely see those books, don't we?

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Postby Tora » Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:25 pm

danyet wrote:This is for the teachers here. What are some of your most recommended books for EFL teachers here! What do you think of Murphy's Intermediate English ?

If you had only one book when you first began teaching, what would it be?


As I recollect when you were on chair you told us (or it was Lennye) that long-long time ago you were going to teach Russians English. Have you eventually taken the plunge, Teacher Danyet - Defender of Galaxy?

(I am too curious)

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Postby MissLT » Fri Sep 01, 2006 4:49 pm

Tora wrote:
danyet wrote:This is for the teachers here. What are some of your most recommended books for EFL teachers here! What do you think of Murphy's Intermediate English ?

If you had only one book when you first began teaching, what would it be?


As I recollect when you were on chair you told us (or it was Lennye) that long-long time ago you were going to teach Russians English. Have you eventually taken the plunge, Teacher Danyet - Defender of Galaxy?

(I am too curious)

That's him, Tora. And he's still thinking about it. Got any good English books you would recommend for an English teacher in Russia?

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Postby Tora » Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:10 pm

I am a student not a teacher. I may share the text books I studied. We had Headway (Oxfor University Press) - I finished it on upper-intermediate level, though they definitely have advanced level. Now I'm on "fast track to CAE" (Longman) - it's much better I must say

Come on, come here :wink:

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Postby MissLT » Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:17 pm

What's CAE? :?

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Postby Tora » Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:27 pm

LennyeTran wrote:What's CAE? :?


I'm not entirely sure - Certificate of Advanced English

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Postby Dixie » Fri Sep 01, 2006 8:41 pm

Tora wrote:I am a student not a teacher. I may share the text books I studied. We had Headway (Oxfor University Press) - I finished it on upper-intermediate level, though they definitely have advanced level. Now I'm on "fast track to CAE" (Longman) - it's much better I must say

Come on, come here :wink:


I used Headway too (in High School)

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Postby MissLT » Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:00 am

Tora wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:What's CAE? :?


I'm not entirely sure - Certificate of Advanced English

You're getting your certificate or something? :?

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Postby Tora » Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:58 am

LennyeTran wrote:
Tora wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:What's CAE? :?


I'm not entirely sure - Certificate of Advanced English

You're getting your certificate or something? :?


no, not at all - it is like summing-up book - everything is included, exercises are enough complicated, detailed grammar references, new vocabulary. My teacher doesn't like Advanced Headway as this one.

Dixie wrote:I used Headway too (in High School)



so nice we studied the same books!
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Postby MissLT » Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:01 am

What's your level now? I mean, do you have another system to measure it beside the easy, medium, or advance? :?

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Postby Tora » Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:18 am

LennyeTran wrote:What's your level now? I mean, do you have another system to measure it beside the easy, medium, or advance? :?


I guess the school I'm currently studying in measures the level using 10-degree scale.

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Postby MissLT » Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:20 am

Tora wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:What's your level now? I mean, do you have another system to measure it beside the easy, medium, or advance? :?


I guess the school I'm currently studying in measures the level using 10-degree scale.
:wink: What's your level, I may ask?

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Postby Tora » Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:15 am

LennyeTran wrote: :wink: What's your level, I may ask?


8 or 9, anyhow this year is supposed to be my final one 8)

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Postby MissLT » Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:29 am

Tora wrote:
LennyeTran wrote: :wink: What's your level, I may ask?


8 or 9, anyhow this year is supposed to be my final one 8)

:? You'll get a good job with this level in Russia?

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Postby iwantmore » Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:56 am

I'm taking Profiency

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Postby Tora » Sat Sep 02, 2006 9:11 am

LennyeTran wrote:
Tora wrote:
LennyeTran wrote: :wink: What's your level, I may ask?


8 or 9, anyhow this year is supposed to be my final one 8)

:? You'll get a good job with this level in Russia?


Hope so, actually there are a lot of young people here who speak English well. I guess I'll take some courses specializing in translation in order to get a well-paid job here, anyhow it's a good step

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Postby Admiral » Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:10 am

Tora your situation is similar to mine, no wonder the talk last time was funny.

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Postby Tora » Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:11 pm

Admiral wrote:Tora your situation is similar to mine, no wonder the talk last time was funny.


:wink: Friends indeed

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Postby harvester » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:45 pm

Arale wrote:Cutting Edge for Grammar (In fact, all skills are included in the books, but they mainly focus on grammar.)

Language to go for communication.

Each kind has different levels from elementary to upper-advanced.

I prefer Longman's books.

_Arale_

Are you meaning Grammar Book of Longman with a black cover, Arale?


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