Progressive Skills: Listening and Speaking Level 3


Author: Terry Phillips and Anna Phillips, with Nicholas Regan
Publisher: Garnet Education
Level: Upper intermediate
IELTS: 5.0 to 5.5

A four-level academic course, designed to prepare students for entry into English-medium study. The combined Student Book and Workbook comes with audio DVD and DVD.

Level 3 Listening skills include:

  • recording sources
  • recognizing the main points
  • understanding signpost language
  • identfying and recording units of measurement
  • choosing the best form for notes

Level 3 Speaking skills include:

  • preparing for a talk
  • starting and ending an extended turn
  • reporting problems with research
  • reacting to tutorial contributions
  • talking about processes

Level 3 Topics include:

Remembering and forgetting: Memory, Learner styles
Friends and family: Making and keeping friends, Apologizing
Managing to be successful: Managing time and self, The time thieves
Natural cycles: Greening the desert, Oxygen and carbon
Customs: origins and effects: Cultural diversity, Wedding customs