Motivate! is a four-level course for lower secondary school students, offering a well-paced, balanced approach to teaching grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the four skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing, with an emphasis on mixed abilities. Culture and CLIL feature in every unit. Each Student's Book comes with a page-faithful Digibook on DVD-Rom. Thorough grammar teaching with practice in written and oral contexts Engaging and age-appropriate reading texts and tasks Regular listening exercises to enhance students' communicative competence Well-structured and well-modelled methods for the teaching and practising of the productive skills (speaking and writing), leading to frequent opportunities for personalisation Strong Culture and CLIL features in every unit in addition to lots of real world content throughout the units A wealth of support features and tips (e.g. learning strategies and common errors), making the learning experience more memorable and effective A systematic, cumulative approach to revision and consolidation through unit-by-unit Vocabulary and Grammar Guides and Progress checks Revision sections every three units combine revision of key grammar and vocabulary with creative group work in the writing and performance of sketches and the production of projects A Workbook (incorporating its own audio) providing an outstanding resource for additional practice and consolidation of materials taught in the Student's Book A Teacher's Book with Class Audio CDs and a Tests and Exams Pack, providing comprehensive, supportive back-up of the teaching material in the Student's Book through ready-made lesson plans, guiding the teacher every step of the way Teacher's Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) software (i.
e. the Student's Digibook with the teacher's presentation tools enabled) is also available For the Student Student's Book with Digibook Workbook with Audio CDs For the Teacher Teacher's Book with Teacher's Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) presentation software plus Tests and Exams Multi-ROM and Test Generator Multi-ROM Class Audio CDs
Written by: Fiona Mauchline has worked in ELT for over 25 years and is a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer based in Caceres, Spain. She regularly trains teachers in Spain and France, and has also trained in Italy, Portugal, Palestine and Turkey. She is the co-author of two courses for secondary schools (including Interface, also known as Motivate!), and has written materials for several others, including Voices and Straightforward. She is the author of the online booklet Using Graded Readers in the Classroom (Macmillan), co-curates ELTpics, and has four blogs, including Macappella and Take a photo and..., both on the ELT classroom.