Presentation on theme: "Revised Communicate in English CCE edition is an activity-based integrated skills course with a cross-curricular approach that will equip learners to communicate."— Presentation transcript:
2Revised Communicate in English CCE edition is an activity-based integrated skills course with a cross-curricular approach that will equip learners to communicate and express themselves in English. The series reflects the changing trends and developments in the communicative approach. The books are carefully-graded and classroom-tested.
3The course comprisesCOURSEBOOKSLITERATURE READERSWORKBOOKSTEACHERS’ HANDBOOKSWEB SUPPORT
4Books A and Bhave attractive talk-about colour pages to encourage children to observe closely and generate vocabularyfocus on the practice of Phonic patterns, introduction of elementary language patterns, talk-about activities, sequencing activities, matching and colouring exercises and solving puzzleshave special notes FOR THE TEACHERat the end of the book that comprise activities, poems, songs and stories for classroom use
5In Books A, B there is a CCE checklist for the teacher.
6Books 1–8 have been enriched and updated with new pieces on sports, the environment, international events . . .
7THE BASIC FORMAT OF REVISED CIE CCE edition BOOKS 1 TO 5GET SET - warm-up activity that leads the learners into the main textCOMPREHENSION - PROSE OR POEMRead and Understand sectionMULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONSALTERNATE RESPONSE TYPE QUESTIONSREFERENCE TO CONTEXTSEQUENCINGANSWER THESE QUESTIONS
8HOTS QUESTION / QUESTIONS FROM BOOK 3 ONWARDS DISCUSS IN CLASSHOTS QUESTION / QUESTIONS FROM BOOK 3 ONWARDSBook 3Book 5
9VOCABULARY SPELL RIGHT LEARN PUNCTUATION and USE YOUR DICTIONARY WORD WISE section, apart from vocabulary-building exercises also includesSPELL RIGHTLEARN PUNCTUATION andUSE YOUR DICTIONARY
10UNDERSTAND GRAMMARGrammar has been reinforced, students are made aware of the grammar rules through well-graded exercises and activities.Book 2Book 5
12SKILLS PRACTICELISTEN CAREFULLY section increases awareness of the different sounds of English, develops the ability to listen accurately and sharpens listening.Book 2Book 4
13SPEAK WELL sectionencourages verbal interaction in class through group and pair work. Builds confidence and fluencyBook 1Book 5
14WRITE WELL sectionfosters creative thinking and expression, initiates the learners into organized writingBook 2Book 3
15The DO AND LEARN section (IN BOOKS 1 AND 2) and CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING in Books 3 – 8 has tasks that teachers can use for FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTBook 2Book 5
16SA 1 AND SA2 ( for Term 1 and Term 2) sums up how much a student has learned from the course covered Book 2Book 5
17Books 1 and 2 have a STICKER PAGE Books 1 and 2 have a STICKER PAGE. The young learners will paste a sticker from this page on to the CHECK LIST for self-assessment given on COVER PAGE 3
18SCHOLASTIC ASPECT OF LEARNING The features covered so far give recognition to theSCHOLASTIC ASPECT OF LEARNINGThe assessment in the SCHOLASTIC area may be done using multiple techniques of evaluation.
19The CO-SCHOLASTIC asepct is well-defined as the LIFE SKILL section that includes the following v LIFE SKILLS v CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES v ATTITUDES AND VALUESBook 1Book 1Book 2Book 3Book 4Book 5
233. AS PER FEEDBACK FROM EVERYWHERE, NO. OF UNITS REDUCED FROM 8 TO 7 Book 6Book 8
244. The GET SET sections new in most of the units Book 8
255. The VOCABULARY SECTION is now well-defined within all the three SECTIONS of the lessons in the unitsBook 8
266. GRAMMAR SECTION UPGRADED, now WITHIN the lessons The SECTIONS 2 and 3 in all the units have grammar under two different headingsUNDERSTAND GRAMMAR - it has the grammar rules and practice exercisesUSE GRAMMAR - the exercises enable the learners to internalize the rules in a task-based activities.Book 8Book 8
277. TASKS FOR FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT (include activities on Vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking, Writing using techniques like DEBATES, POSTERS, MINDMAPS, VENN DIAGRAM, PIE-CHART, FLOW CHART, ROLE PLAYS, etc)Book 6Book 7
288. As per CCE guidelines, there are IT-based activities/projects Book 6Book 8
299. SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS (SA1 AND SA 2, at the end of UNIT 3 and UNIT 7)Book 7
3010. The CO-SCHOLASTIC aspect is well-defined as the LIFE SKILL section Book 6Book 8
31GENERAL SALIENT FEATURES Books 1 to 8 A warm-up or a pre-reading task at the beginning of each lesson introduces the theme of the lesson and gently leads the reader’s mind into the main lesson.Texts are a balanced mix of classic and contemporary pieces. In Books 6 to 8, the selections from a wide range of genres are theme-based.Lively poems by modern as well as classical poets inculcate in the learner a love for poetry.New and difficult words and phrases in the texts are highlighted in an easy-to-read, unobtrusive and visually- appealing manner and their meanings given at the bottom of each page.Exhaustive exercises are given to develop the skills of comprehension, grammar and writing.
32The Activity ( Workbooks ) have theme-related Unseen Comprehension passages that are followed by exhaustive exercises. Every unit in Activity Books 1 to 8 contains sections on vocabulary, grammar, writing and reference skills( in workbooks 6 - 8). Grammar is presented in a graded and orderly manner. The Writing exercises in every unit will expose the students to a variety of writing formats.The Literature Readers motivate students to read for pleasure. They help to develop the students’ analytical, inferential and deductive skills. The study of literary pieces provides opportunities to the students to reflect on the events and characters.
33Web-support for teachers is available on the ELT Virtual Resource Centre (www.ratnasagar.co.in ) in the form of lesson-linked downloadable exercises and activities on grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing tasks and listening and speaking skills. In addition there sample question papers and a teacher resource centre in which teachers can post their queries and get responses from our ELT experts.