The handbooks provide clear practical and up-to-date adviceon teaching and assessing skills across a range of core subject areas for IGCSE and O Level;they can also be used by teachers delivering local syllabuses in the subject. They offer ideas and strategies for effective classroom practice, the setting of coursework, assessing students' work and the integration of different skills. Readers can 'dip into' the books to read up on a particular topic or approach and the material is relevant to both new and experienced teachers alike. All authors are experienced teachers, teacher trainers and examiners.
Introduction. 1. The role of skills in English as a Second Language; 2. Key issues in teaching and learning; 3. The English as a Second Language curriculum; 4. The Language skills; 5. Teaching and developing the skills; 6. Assessing skills; Conclusion; Appendix A: References and resources; Appendix B: Useful addresses; Appendix C: Glossary