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1 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk Q UICK S MART E NGLISH The complete skills series, full of new ideas and issues for real discussion and debate in class

2 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - The 4-skills course with exam preparation  QSE - a rich resource of 4-skills practice, especially speaking …AND  QSE - complete 80 + hour course  QSE – listed on international exam websites – Trinity College London, Cambridge ESOL, Cambridge IGCSE & IELTS  QSE – 3 levels: A2-B1, B1-B2, B2-C1  New QSE A2 coming 2011 - with Digital Posters

3 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Trinity syllabus, Materials maps

4 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - skills for Trinity College Exams

5 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - skills for Cambridge ESOL  QSE is compatible with ESOL curricula and examinations, including Cambridge ESOL KET, PET, FCE, CAE exams (revised 2008+)  QSE exam practice materials are available as Photocopiable resources in Teacher’s Guides (including IGCSE and IELTS)

6 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - authors  Ken Wilson and Mary Tomalin:  Ken Wilson and Mary Tomalin: – Ken was founder of English Teaching Theatre, writer of songs, plays sketches for TV. EFL writer and presenter of many courses for Oxford UP, Macmillan. Mary writes courses and readers for China, the Middle East and Europe published by Penguin, Macmillan.  Rebecca Robb-Benne:  Rebecca Robb-Benne: MA, Applied Linguistics, Edinburgh; teacher of French, German and English in Germany; writes for Brookemead ELT, Macmillan, Oxford UP and Cornelsen, Berlin; lives in Denmark.  Joanne Collie:  Joanne Collie: Taught English, French, and Literature at Canadian and Turkish universities; currently University of Warwick, UK; writes for Brookemead ELT, Nijgh Versluys, Netherlands, Klett & Balmer, Cambridge UP and Loescher, Italy.  Maurice Forget:  Maurice Forget: Canadian teacher working in Finland; taught in Arctic schools; runs his own language school; teaches in companies such as Nokia; publishes with Brookemead ELT and WSOY, Helsinki, and his own ELT podcasts.  Anna Whitcher:  Anna Whitcher: studied at the University of California and San Francisco State University. She has taught English and Spanish in US and European schools; she writes for Brookemead ELT, Cambridge UP (USA), Pearson Longman, and the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington DC. Ken Wilson Mary Tomalin Rebecca Robb Benne Dr Joanne Collie Maurice Forget Anna Whitcher

7 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - CEFR and exam levels Quick Smart EnglishAgeCommon European Framework Trinity College, LondonCambridge ESOL SMART English A213-14A2-A2+GESE Grade 3,4ISE 0KET QSE Pre-Intermediate A2-B115-17A2-B1GESE Grade 4, 5, 6ISE IPET QSE Intermediate B1-B216-19B1-B2GESE Grade 7, 8, 9ISE IIFCE QSE Advanced B2-C118+B2-C1GESE Grade 10,11,12ISE IIICAE

8 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - so what ‘s special?  Speaking  Language Banks  Approach to Reading and vocabulary  CLIL  Big questions for young global citizens  10-step Units  New IWB materials and VIDEOS for A2 Level

9 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk What’s new? - lists the Subjects or Topics, Functions and new Language introduced in each Unit. 1. The BIG Question - grabs student’s attention and sets the agenda for the Unit. FACT box – amazing facts supporting the BIG Question, provoking initial discussion. 2. PREVIEW… Words – pre-teaching new vocabulary; lexical development is a key feature of the materials. PREVIEW… Language – inductive grammar presentation, cross-referenced to explanation and practice in the Workbook. PREVIEW … Ideas – personalised and intercultural Speaking activities prepare for Reading. Student’s Book Page 1 – Steps 1 & 2 QSE Intermediate - 10 step Units

10 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Step 1 – What’s new? The BIG question QSE - 10 step Units

11 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Step 1 – The BIG question QSE - 10 step Units

12 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Step 1 – The BIG question & the Fact Box QSE - 10 step Units

13 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Step 2 - PREVIEW - Words QSE - 10 step Units

14 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Step 2 - PREVIEW – Language (inductive grammar) QSE - 10 step Units

15 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Step 2 - PREVIEW – Ideas (Speaking activity) QSE - 10 step Units

16 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk 3. Reading – authentic articles from world-wide sources tackling controversial topics that students can identify with. With pre-reading and comprehension tasks. All Reading texts are recorded on Audio CD so auditory learners can read- and-follow to support their best personal learning style. 4. Talk about it – Speaking activities using Language Banks on fold-out cover flaps. Student’s Book Page 2 – Steps 3 & 4 QSE - 10 step Units

17 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 2 – Step 3 Reading QSE - 10 step Units

18 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 2 – Step 3 Reading QSE - 10 step Units

19 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Step 3 Reading & using Language Banks QSE - 10 step Units

20 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 3 – Step 5 QSE - 10 step Units Different accents – British, American, Scottish, Australian, non-native

21 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 3 – Step 6 Controversy QSE - 10 step Units

22 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 3 – Step 7 Portfolio Writing QSE - 10 step Units Writing Frames

23 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 4 – Step 8 CLIL QSE - 10 step Units

24 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk CLIL: it’s not new (Content and Language Integrated Learning)   All teachers are teachers of language Source: Bullock, 1975  Linguistic content is inseparable from linguistic expression. Source: Mohan, 1986   We use language to learn as well as to communicate. Source: McGuiness, 1999  In the CLIL curriculum, it is the subject matter which determines the language to be learned. Source: CLIL in Austria, 2005

25 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk CLIL: The 4 Cs What is CLIL?  The 4Cs Teaching Framework Content (subject matter, projects, themes) Content (subject matter, projects, themes) Communication (language and language awareness) Communication (language and language awareness) Cognition (thinking about what is being said and reacting to it) Cognition (thinking about what is being said and reacting to it) Culture (citizenship, personal development, awareness of global issues – economic, historical, political) Culture (citizenship, personal development, awareness of global issues – economic, historical, political) Source: Dr Do Coyle, University of Nottingham 1999

26 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk CLIL works in 3 ways: Language of learning – analysis of content, grammar, vocabulary, structures, syllabus Language for learning – cognitive skills – listening, speaking Language through learning – developing thinking skills, general knowledge, broader vocabulary, imagination, creativity, new directions (ICT, widening horizons, intellectual risk-taking), self-confidence, fluency and literacy Source: Dr Do Coyle, University of Nottingham 1999

27 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk Various types of CLIL  Language-led – using content (topics) to illustrate various language points Language teachers: using materials dictated by language syllabus Language teachers: using materials dictated by language syllabus  Cross-curricular language – using content from various curriculum areas Language teachers: using materials in parallel with other disciplines Language teachers: using materials in parallel with other disciplines  Bi-lingual education Subject teachers: (sometimes with language teachers) using full subject curriculum in the target language. Subject teachers: (sometimes with language teachers) using full subject curriculum in the target language. Source: Dellar and Price, OUP 2007

28 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk Key features of CLIL  Language learning and content learning supporting each other – subject integration, making more than the sum of its parts  Authenticity – using current media to bring global issues into the classroom  Active learning – students exchange views among themselves  Student centered – teachers are facilitators while students learn by doing  Building on student’s own knowledge, skills, attitudes, interests and experience.  Challenging students to be creative, intellectually adventurous, to develop as articulate citizens as well as linguists. Source: Mehisto, Marsh, Frigols, Macmillan 2008

29 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk CLIL – what age & levels?  Accessibility – topics should be adapted according to age and sophistication level of students  Authenticity - language tasks should be relevant to the age / ability level of students (QSE - 3 levels)  Vocabulary – CLIL gives reasons for students to widen and deepen their own vocabulary  As globalization affects everyone, CLIL helps to develop: Political awareness, citizenship Political awareness, citizenship Economic awareness Economic awareness Historical awareness Historical awareness Cultural (and inter-cultural) awareness Cultural (and inter-cultural) awareness

30 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk CLIL: The ultimate communicative methodology  “CLIL is an approach to bilingual education in which both curriculum and content – such as science or geography – and English are taught together… Hence it is a means of teaching curriculum subjects through the medium of the language still being learned”  “CLIL can also be regarded … as a means of teaching English through the study of a specialist content”  “CLIL is regarded … as the ultimate communicative methodology” Source: Graddol, English Next, British Council, 2006

31 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk Coyle’s claims from CLIL research:   Raises linguistic competence and confidence   Raises teacher and learner expectations   Involves risk-taking and problem-solving   Motivates and encourages independence   Improves L1 literacy   Encourages linguistic spontaneity   Develops study skills, concentration   Positive attitudes, gender issues motivation   Develops thinking skills   Puts culture back on the agenda   Increases vocabulary learning skills

32 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk CLIL: today’s topics in QSE  Cross-curricular topics of the modern syllabus: Business Studies, Health and Fitness, Psychology, Law, ICT.  Traditional curriculum subjects: Mathematics, Sciences, Geography, History.  Often the students will know as much (or even more) about the topic as the language teacher – good!  They talk to the class about the topic in English. They are the experts in the topic (and the language).  They discover and use the vocabulary they already have (science, technology, social life, computers - cognates)  Students are learning by doing: “Tell me and I’ll remember for an hour; Show me and I’ll remember for a day; But let me do it and I’ll remember it forever. Source: Chinese proverb

33 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 4 – Step 9 Interactive Task QSE - 10 step Units

34 www.brookemead-elt.co.ukwww.brookemead-elt.co.uk Student’s Book Page 4 – Step 10 Your answer QSE - 10 step Units

35 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Pre-Intermediate What’s new? - lists the subjects, Functions and new Language introduced. See Language Banks on Cover Flaps. 1. The BIG Question - grabs student’s attention and sets the agenda for the Unit. FACT box – facts supporting the BIG Question, provoking initial discussion. 2. FOCUS ON … Words – pre-teaching new vocabulary; lexical development is a key feature of the materials. FOCUS ON … Ideas – personalised Speaking activities –class discussion in preparation for Reading. 10-Step Units – Steps 1 & 2

36 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Pre-Intermediate 10-Step Units – Steps 3 & 4 Pre-reading – preparation tasks 3. Reading – many different genres of fact and fiction from world-wide sources tackling topics that students can identify with and respond to different narratives. All Reading texts are recorded on Audio CD so auditory learners can read-and- follow in support their best personal learning style. Comprehension questions – exercises to check understanding, when reading for gist and / or for detail. 4. Language – inductive grammar presentation, cross-referenced to explanation and practice in Workbook.

37 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Pre-Intermediate 10-Step Units – Steps 5, 6 & 7 Pre-listening – preparation through prediction and personal reaction. 5. Listen in – dramatic and realistic audio recordings. All Listening passages are recorded on Audio CD (with track numbers shown). Audio scripts are in the Workbook. Comprehension questions – exercises to check understanding. 6. Your Turn to Speak – Speaking activities using Language Banks on cover flaps. Pair work and role-plays. 7. Your Topic – plan, make note and then present ides, solo or in groups and answer questions.

38 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Pre-Intermediate 10-Step Units – Steps 8, 9 & 10 8. CLIL topic – using students’ knowledge of parallel curriculum studies to develop language ability. Illustrations: Diagrams and photos are talking points and aid understanding. Comprehension questions – exercises to check understanding, of the cross-curricular topic in English. 9. Portfolio writing – one of several exam-style writing tasks. 10. Your answer – Speaking activities designed to summarise everything that has been learned, by returning to The BIG Question that opened the Unit. Followed by Last Word.

39 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Pre-Intermediate Grammar and Usage – Workbook pages for each Unit with explanation and practice, vocabulary and pronunciation (with audio) plus Progress Checks

40 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Pre-Intermediate Exam practice and Tests – photocopiable pages for each Unit in Teacher’s Guide

41 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Pre-Intermediate Student’s Book Ex 4. Language – inductive grammar presentation, cross-referenced to… Where’s the grammar? Workbook … explanation and practice, plus Use of English, Pronunciation, Vocabulary and Writing.

42 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE Intermediate Student’s Book: PREVIEW … Language – inductive grammar presentation, cross-referenced to… Where’s the grammar? Workbook & TG photocopiables … explanation and practice, Supplementary Grammar, Use of English, Vocabulary and Writing.

43 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Additional materials Teamwork Scenarios and Role Cards – at all levels there is a wide variety of Speaking tasks, from drama suggestions to class debates. Progress Tests – check exercises in exam-style format. Language Banks – quick prompts to aid Speaking, easy-to- use in class on fold- out cover flaps; with exercises in Workbook. Extended Reading – longer texts with activities to stretch Reading skills at all levels.

44 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Teacher’s Guides for teaching “off-the-page” Visual Guide – showing how every page works. Detailed Introduction – to every aspect of the QSE methodology and point-by-point best-practice teaching suggestions. Materials Maps – guide to where to find everything for every Unit in the course. Teacher’s Notes – extensive suggestions how to use with Extra activities, Background information, Picture notes, Internet sources and Answer keys to all exercises. Minimum preparation – Teacher’s Guides are complete, quick and easy to use.

45 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Workbooks– self-study or in-class Use of English – the right-hand page opens with exercises in the formats of various ESOL exams. Pronunciation – exercises with audio on CD at Pre-Intermediate level. Writing – more activities to practice new lexis and language under exam- style conditions. Language – Explanation of the grammar points introduced inductively in the Student’s Book with exercises. Idioms, Connections, Word building, Vocabulary – wide variety of exercises for homework. QSE Advanced Workbook is integrated with the Student’s book

46 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Photocopiable materials Supplementary grammar – at QSE Intermediate level, building up the FCE syllabus. Quick Smart Tests – for every Unit of QSE Pre- Intermediate and QSE Intermediate levels, with Answer keys.

47 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Exam practice Exam practice – QSE PRE-INTERMEDIATE PET Reading and Speaking practice tests QSE INTERMEDIATE FCE Use of English, Speaking and Writing tests QSE ADVANCED CAE, IELTS and IGCSE tests with audio listening exams

48 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Free downloads from website www.brookemead-elt.co.uk FREE downloads: New Units including audio mp3 files. PET, FCE, CAE & IELTS exam materials. Reviews, articles, links, information for teachers. Answer Keys and Teacher’s Guides Lesson Plans for every Unit, making preparation easy

49 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Audio and Video QSE PRE-INTERMEDIATE 115+ minutes of Listening & pronunciation on 2 CDs – with every book. QSE INTERMEDIATE 140+ minutes of Listening on 2 CDs – with every book. QSE ADVANCED DVD-ROMs DVD with every book Six videos, 14 audios, plus 6 listening exams Teacher’s DVD: Printable files for complete Teacher’s notes, 10 CAE, 10 IELTS and 20 IGCSE exam tests + recording scripts British English and American English QSE recordings feature both, plus examples of several other world-wide varieties of English

50 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Reviews from EFL journals  “… a fresh angle on the usual topics... Both students and teachers will like this, as my students did... The Teacher's Book is a definitely a treasure …” IH (International House) Journal  "…tackling contemporary issues that young adult students really want to talk about…...support for speaking is one of the major strengths of this book." English Teaching Professional  “…succeeds in its aim to be different; the CLIL syllabus in particular is worth a look.” EL Gazette  Four skill areas are augmented with loads of additional discussion materials… Take a look at this resource: highly adaptable, very useable. " IATEFL Voices

51 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Reviews from students and teachers  "…In general I like this course… I also enjoyed the Unit about art… We even played a moot court and I litigated the dispute from the part of the Greek side and presented arguments why the marbles should be returned to Greece...” Anastasia, student Anastasia, student  “The topics are quite common, but the authors approach them from a different, unexpected angle… Teamwork tasks are creative and differ from the usual format” Elena, teacher Elena, teacher  ” … discussions and debates are very easy to follow from a teacher’s standpoint, and are quite logically connected. This smoothness is also comforting to the students, as they will follow the layout without hesitancy.... It seems hard to imagine a class that is not engaged and stimulated with this book!” Colleen, teacher Colleen, teacher

52 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - Components QSE - Components QSE PRE-INTERMEDIATE QSE PRE-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR A2-B1) Student Book + CD1&CD2: ISBN 978-1-905248-08-7 Workbook: 978-1-905248-09-4 Split Editions Student’s Book + Workbook PART A* (Units 0-8) 978-1-905248-36-0 PART B* (Units 9-17) 978-1-905248-37-7 Teacher’s Guide & Photocopiable resources, Exams, tests: ISBN 978-1-905248-15-5 QSE INTERMEDIATE QSE INTERMEDIATE (CEFR B1-B2) Student Book + CD1&CD2: ISBN 978-1-905248-04-9 Workbook: 978-1-905248-05-6 Split Editions Student’s Book + Workbook PART A* (Units 0-9) 978-1-905248-29-2 PART B* (Units 10-18) 978-1-905248-30-8 Teacher’s Guide & Photocopiable resources, Exams, tests: ISBN 978-1-905248-19-3 QSE ADVANCED QSE ADVANCED (CEFR B2-C1) Student Book & Workbook (combined)+ DVD: ISBN 978-1-905248-00-1 Teacher’s Guide and Photocopiable resources, Exams: ISBN 978-1-905248-26-1 Student’s Audio CD: ISBN 978-1-905248-22-3 Exam Practice Audio CD (CAE, IELTS, IGCSE): ISBN 978-1-905248-31-5 * Books without CDs

53 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk QSE - where to get QSE QSE - where to get QSE  Local editions published in: Brazil, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Italy, Japan, Korea, Turkey  Distributors and stockists in over 35 other countries (contact details on website)

54 www.brookemead-elt.co.uk Q UICK S MART E NGLISH  Common European Framework based  Four-skills practice and three-level course  Topical and motivating speaking materials  International ESOL exam compatibility  NEW 2012: Smart English A2 Elementary


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