English File third edition
"Just when you thought it couldn't get any better!" A new edition of the best-selling English File – the best way to get your students talking.
A blend of completely new lessons, updated texts and activities, together with the refreshing and fine-tuning of some favourite lessons from New English File - English File third edition provides the right mix of language, motivation, and opportunity to get students talking.
English File third edition offers more support for teachers and students. Teacher's Book provides over 100 photocopiables to save preparation time, plus extra tips and ideas. iTools brings your classroom to life with the Student's Book, Workbook AND Teacher's Book photocopiable activities, on-screen and interactive. iTutor enables students to revise, review and catch up if they've missed a lesson with all audio and video, plus Grammar, Vocab, Pronunciation, Reading and Listening. Students can learn and practise sounds, words and sentences in context - and take wherever they go - with the Pronunciation App. Sample materials available from the English File website.
- Super-flexible package provides everything needed - for both inside and outside the classroom
- Improved texts and listening that motivate students to talk
- Four-skills syllabus with a clear focus on pronunciation - plus Grammar Bank exercises for practice and activation of grammar
- 'Real-world' In-The-Street interviews, Practical English motivating drama and documentary videos
- Oxford Online Skills Program offers students targeted and motivating practice to improve reading, writing, listening and speaking. Teachers can also use our online Learning Management System to easily manage and measure student progress.
- Progress tests for each File with clear signposting to additional related practice and reference
With new, easy-to-manage structure, fresh, contemporary topics, more listening and a brand new video filmed on location (London, New York) English File third edition supports teaching and learning better than ever.
To give teachers and students a 21st century learning experience English File third edition comes with brand new digital components:
- iTools for teachers: a digital teaching tool that brings the classroom to life with interactive course materials – on interactive whiteboard, projectors or screen. All your digital teaching needs on one disc: complete Student's Book with audio, video answer keys and interactive activities; complete Workbook with audio and answer keys; Teacher's Book photocopiables with answer keys; Grammar PowerPoints, Vocabulary flashcards, interactive Sounds Chart; plus highlight, zoom, spotlight and other built-in tools to make teaching even easier.
- iTutor DVD-ROM accompanies the Student's Book to encourage home-study and further practice. With all Student's Book audio, video, grammar and vocabulary exercises in one place, catch-up, revision and home-study have never been easier. Also includes mobile content, downloadable to compatible phones to provide access to practice materials on the go. Please see iTutor tab for further details, features and benefits.
- iChecker enables students to test their knowledge and assess their progress. Includes all Workbook audio, self-assessment tests, instant answers and Study Link references to the relevant Grammar Bank pages of the Student's Book.
- English File Pronunciation App for smartphones gives students access to pronunciation practice anytime, anywhere. Using the much-loved English File Sounds pictures for teaching pronunciation in an easy-to-remember way, this app comes packed with interactive features such as 'touch and listen' 'record and compare' and the pronunciation game. To find out more, please see the English File Pronunciation App tab.
Melyssa Vaz, Teacher
“I have always enjoyed working with English File…and I think I always will!”
Marina Soares Nunes, Teacher
“One idea that came from my students was, every time I use the videos from the Practical English section, I get the students to act out the videos. They like learning the language in a fun way.”
Alberto Costa, Teacher (for 27 years)
“Students have the chance to practice all skills in one lesson – obviously the teacher can emphasise one aspect or another, however, the skills are covered!”
Elaine de F. Andrade, Teacher
“With English File, all of the topics include something up to date.”
Marina Soares Nunes, Teacher
English File e-books offer all the content from the Student's Books and Workbooks with extra features to support your students' learning:
- Watch video and complete interactive activities, all from the same page.
- Slow down the audio to hear every word clearly.
- Use the innovative 'listen, record and compare' feature to improve pronunciation.
- Personalize learning: save audio or written notes anywhere on the page.
- Help students check their progress with automatically marked activities.
Bring your classroom to life and save preparation time!...
English File third edition iTools – for Interactive whiteboard (or computer and projector combination).
Imagine a world where the Student's Book and the Workbook come alive on the classroom wall – where you can access the audio, view the video, and add your own resources.
At the click of a mouse, iTools digital resources get your students talking by:
- sharing in engaging, interactive activities
- discussing points of grammar or building vocabulary
- listening to audio and building dialogues on screen
- watching video clips and acting out familiar situations
- practising pronunciation, intonation, and stress patterns
- checking and discussing homework exercises as a class
Students can revise, review, and improve – at home and on the move
- Students can REVIEW all of the material covered in class and even download some of the content to mp3 to study wherever they go
- iTutor contains all class audio and video, plus Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Reading and Listening - complete with exercises so that students can REVISE classroom material in their own time
- A wealth of practice material for each File means there are plenty of opportunities for students to IMPROVE the skills they need to focus on
Oxford Online Skills Program provides support and development of all four language skills, providing effective practice framed within common and accessible themes and topics, mapped to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
- Step-by-step student support – Each learning module follows an Engage-Explore-Task-Reflect activity sequence to ensure that students practise and learn effectively on their own.
- Aligned to the CEFR – Give your students practice at the level that's right for them, with self-check ‘can-do' statements at the end of each module.
- Media-rich – Motivate your students with compelling visual content including videos, interactive info-graphics and striking photography on culturally diverse topics.
- Flexible – Reorder content and decide how and when you want to assign homework: ideal for differentiated learning.
- Adaptable – Create your own new content to meet the needs of your students, including your own speaking and writing tasks, tests, discussions and live chat, and uploading videos, audio, or powerpoint presentations.
- Measurable – Monitor your students' progress with a wide range of management tools.
The access code for Online Skills is in the Student's Book.
Encourage students to learn and practise sounds, words and sentences in context – and take wherever they go – with the Pronunciation App that gets students talking.
Available for iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, and Android™, it's a great way to improve students' speaking on the go – and includes American, as well as British English sounds
- practise over 800 useful words.
- record and listen to themselves as many times as they want.
- try out over 200 example sentences.
- 'click and listen' with the interactive Sounds Chart.
- enjoy learning with the pronunciation practice game.