Spectrum: Level 6 Communicative Course in English
By: Donald R. H. Byrd (author)Paperback
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Spectrum: A Communicative Course in English, by Diane Warshawksy and Sandra Costinett (Donald R.H. Byrd, Project Director), is a complete six-level, four skills course for adult and young adult learners of English. Spectrum features a unique "natural" approach to language learning: Rich language input is provided in authentic conversations accompanied by receptive activities that help students absorb new functions, structures, and vocabulary. Real-life language tasks offer both focused practice and opportunities for natural interaction, promoting both fluency and accuracy. Students progress from the beginning to the advanced level as they follow a comprehensive and carefully graded syllabus. Spectrum also features: *Thematically based lessons *Comprehensive coverage of all four skills *Listening activities in both the Student Book and Workbook *An audio program with authentic-sounding conversations, telephone messages, public announcements, and broadcasts *A complete testing package
(NOTE: Each chapter includes five lessons and the following sections: Themes, Functions, Language, Forms, and Skills.) SCOPE AND SEQUENCE. 1. Conjunctions. Hope vs. Wish in Past Time. 2. Verbs Followed by Direct Objects + Noun, Adjective, or Verb Complements. Questions Words with -Ever. 3. Some Verbs and Expressions That Require the Subjunctive. Two-Word Verbs. 4. Using Time Markers to Put Events in Order. General Statements with Before, After, and When. Specific Statements with Before, After, When, and While. 5. Dimensions and Weight. Order of Adjectives. 6. Connectors (Conjunctions and Prepositions). Three-Word Verbs. Review. 7. Relative Clauses with Pronouns as Subjects: Reduced Restrictive Clauses. Placement of Adverbs. 8. Subjunctive Clauses vs. Infinitive Clauses. Double Comparatives. 9. The Future Perfect and the Future Perfect Continuous. Mixed Contrary-to-Fact Conditional Sentences: Present and Past. 10. Infinitives with Subjects vs. Gerunds with Subjects. Either...Or, Neither...Nor, andNot Only...But (Also). 11. Short Answers with Modal Auxiliaries. Nonrestrictive vs. Restrictive Relative Clauses. 12. Special Word Order for Emphasis. Connectors In Spite Of and Despite; Yet; Nevertheless and Nonetheless; Whereas and While; and However and On the Other Hand. Review.
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