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Will awakens in a room on a ship. A mysterious agent interrogates him about his last job and the secret that led him to fail.
This is the scenario of Adrift, an exciting drama series for students. This book is the teacher’s guide to the accompanying textbook, Adrift Student Book. The teacher book contains lesson plans, answer keys, and extension activities.
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Finish the Job. No Excuses.
It was a simple job. Take the contact from point A to point B. But someone knew the secret that would stop Will from fulfilling his commitment. And now he’s being interrogated by a mysterious agent who knows more than she lets on.
This is the world of Adrift, a four-episode drama by Chasing Time English created for B2+/Upper Intermediate or Advanced language learners. This engaging, professionally produced video series provides models of oral communication in English, using verbal and non-verbal communication.
The set of materials that accompany this exciting and engaging learning experience include a student book and this book, the teacher’s guide. Inside are full instructions for using the material, ideas for adapting and extending the materials, extra photocopiable handouts and activities, as well as notes on teaching communication skills. There is also a complete answer key
The course as a whole helps students analyze how the actors use not only words and grammar, but also body language, intonation, rhythm, and volume to convey meaning and how we adapt to our audience There is a special focus on pragmatics skills that students can apply outside the classroom, whether it be social conversations, academic debates, or work presentations. Students are encouraged to practice these skills in fun and safe drama activities.
Each chapter of the Student book corresponds to one episode of the video drama and includes:
- Preview vocabulary and discussion activities
- Theme-based tasks
- Pragmatics lessons and activities
- Confidence in communication drama activities
- Extension/evaluation activities including listening, reading, grammar, vocabulary and writing tasks.
A final creative assignment brings together all the communication skills students have learned as they create their own solution to the mystery at the heart of Adrift. And the script is provided for use as a graded reader.
An accompanying teacher’s book includes full instructions for using the material, notes on teaching communication skills, photocopiable activities, and answer keys.
Check out a sample of Unit 1 from the student book: Adrift Student Book Sample
|Dimensions||11 × 8.5 × .1875 in|
7 Feb 2019
8.5 x 11 inches