Smart Choice Starter
Smart Learning - on the page and on the move
Ken Wilson and Thomas Healy
Four-skills course for adult and young adult learners looking to improve their ability to communicate in English. Now with activities for smartphones to keep students learning on the move!
Students have everything they need for success in the classroom as well as access to On the Move activities and Online Practice to keep learning outside class, wherever they are!
- The trusted Smart Choice 'one page=one lesson' approach, providing the perfect balance of challenge and support.
- All-new speaking pages to strengthen fluency through fun games and activities.
- Smart Choice On The Move activities and games, optimized for use on smartphones, strengthen vocabulary and grammar and provide instant scoring.
- Smart Choice Online Practice provides up to 30 hours of additional course-correlated practice activities and the chance to keep communicating outside of class with a Discussion Board.
- The Workbook section provides additional self-study practice for all grammar and vocabulary covered plus extra reading, listening, and pronunciation practice.
- Student Book/ Workbook Multi-Pack with Online Practice, On The Move and Self-Study Listening
- Student Book with Online Practice and On The Move
- Workbook with Self-Study Listening
- Teacher's Book with Online Practice Testing Program
- Classroom Presentation Tool
- Flexible one-page lessons make prep time easier and lead to successful and focused class time.
- Speaking pages at the end of every unit increase students' enjoyment of communicating in English and strengthen fluency.
- On The Move activities, optimized for smartphones, allow students to practice vocabulary and grammar wherever they are.
- With the Media Center students can download or stream all course video and audio content - anytime, anywhere.
- Online Practice offers additional practice for all Student Book units that you can assign and track - up to 30 hours per level. Email functionality and a Discussion Board mean that you can communicate with students outside of class.
- The Online Practice Testing Program provides interactive, auto-scored Progress Tests as well as print-and-go unit, midterm and final tests that teachers can customize.
- The Classroom Presentation Tool contains all of the Student Book content to present on screen for interactive lessons, with easy-to-use digital features.
- Workbook with additional practice of all Student Book vocabulary and grammar plus extra reading, listening, and pronunciation practice to strengthen all language skills.
Success on the page
Each Smart Choice unit follows the same trusted "one lesson = one page" approach, making it simple to teach and learn. A perfect balance of challenge and support gradually builds students' confidence and lets them have real success communicating in English. Students learn best from their own experiences, and Smart Choice encourages them to bring ideas and opinions in to class with personalization activities on every page.
Progress on the move
How much time do your students spend on their smartphones, tablets and computers? Imagine if they could use this time to improve their English. With Smart Choice On The Move and Online Practice, both included as part of the Student Book or Student Book/Workbook Multi-Pack, that's now a reality.
- On The Move, optimized for smart devices, provides 5 fun practice activities for each Student Book Unit. Instant scoring and feedback challenge students to improve their score
- Online Practice, for use on a PC, offers students 30 hours of additional course correlated practice and keeps students communicating outside of class with an online Discussion Board.
- Students can download or stream all the Student Book audio and video and the Workbook self-study listening to review anytime, anywhere.
Choose Smart Choice for smart learning - on the page and on the move.
- " Smart Choice is great for general English courses because it motivates students to participate in the classroom."
Jin-sook Lee, Sangji University, Wonju, Korea
- "We have been very happy with Smart Choice; the pictures are engaging, and the activities are clear. Even our first-year students can understand what to do without translations."
Alyson Carr, Hokkaido Noboribetsu, Akebi Secondary School, Japan
How much time do your students spend on their smartphones, tablets and computers? Imagine if they could use this time to improve their English. Smart Choice On The Move and Online Practice provide more ways than ever to keep learning outside of the classroom.
On The Move - use on smartphones
With Smart Choice On The Move activities, teachers can seamlessly integrate mobile technology in to language learning and busy adult students can practice English on their smartphone - anytime, anywhere.
On The Move includes:
- 5 practice activities for each Student Book unit including grammar, vocabulary, listening and video activities.
- A fun challenge activity at the end of each unit to test knowledge
- Instant feedback and scoring
- All Smart Choice Student Book audio and video and Workbook Self-Study Listening to stream from the On The Move Media Player
- Complete automatically graded activities correlated to the Student Book units - up to 30 hours of additional practice per level
- Record and playback their voice for pronunciation practice
- Communicate in English outside of class with brand new Discussion Board activities
- Track and manage progress with a personalized achievement page
- Stream or download all Student Book audio and video and Workbook Self-Study Listening directly to their devices to review anytime, anywhere
Online Practice - use on a computer
Smart Choice Online Practice extends the Student Book topics and keeps students communicating in English outside of class.
Students log in to On The Move and Online Practice using one single access code in the back of every Student Book or Student Book/Workbook Multi-Pack.
Online Practice with Testing Program
With the Smart Choice Online Practice Learning Management System teachers stay in control.
- Keep in touch with students outside of the classroom with email and the Discussion Board.
- Create classes, hide and assign content, and track students' progress through a variety of easy-to-use visual reports.
- Test students at every stage of the course with the Online Practice Testing Program. Four interactive, auto-scored Progress Tests for each level cover the core Student Book syllabus. Teachers can also download print-and-go and customizable unit, midterm, and final tests from the Teacher's Resources area.
Classroom Presentation Tool
Bring the Smart Choice Student Book to life in your classroom and deliver heads-up lessons with the Classroom Presentation Tool.
- Play audio and video at the touch of a button.
- Bring the Student Book Conversations to life by playing classroom video segments that provide realistic models for discussing ideas, culture, pronunciation and body language.
- Capture students' attention with the Focus tool: activities fill the screen so that everyone can participate, even large classes.
- Add text or audio notes to a page, and save web links for quick access while teaching.
- Use a range of pen and highlighter tools to annotate the page.
For Smart Choice Starter (7)
Four-level general English course for adults and young adults
The Smart Choice Workbook is the perfect self-study companion to the Smart Choic...
Smart Choice Starter Student Book e-book
Smart Choice Starter Workbook e-book
|978-0-19-482384-5||Smart Choice Starter Level Student Book Classroom Presentation Tool|
|978-0-19-460259-4||Smart Choice Online Practice - Access Code|
|978-0-19-460256-3||Smart Choice Starter Level Teacher's Book with access to LMS with Testing Program|
|978-0-19-460251-8||Smart Choice Starter Level Workbook with Self-Study Listening|
|978-0-19-460253-2||Smart Choice Starter Level Student Book with Online Practice and On The Move|