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A Ghost Story for English-Language Learners
Emma planned to hike Skippers Pass. Then she accepts an invitation from Sophie, another hiker, to swim at a hidden swimming hole.
But Sophie is not what she seems to be. And now Emma’s life is a nightmare that she can’t wake up from!
Teach natural communicative English with innovative techniques and an engaging and motivating video drama.
This coursebook accompanies the 4-episode (suspenseful but completely classroom-safe) ghost story videos, available free online. The all-in-one book includes photocopiable student pages and resources, as well as comprehensive teacher notes and answer keys!
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Skippers Pass is a groundbreaking international collaboration between a team of award-winning film makers and experienced applied linguists and English-language teachers. This resource book contains photocopiable student pages in 28 lessons (4 units, 7 sections) as well as detailed teacher notes. and other photocopiable classroom activities and resources.
The lessons are designed for flexible use across skills-based lessons and can work in the classroom, in one-on-one, tutoring, or as a self-study resource.
The book accompanies of a 4-episode video drama (available free online), a student and classroom-appropriate ghost story about a hiker in the rugged landscape of New Zealand. When she accepts a mysterious woman’s invitation to go to a swimming hole, her life becomes a nightmare. Can she ever escape?
Each of the four units (corresponding to a different episode), contains 7 sections that develop communication skills:
- Preview (activating schema)
- Language Preview (pre-teaching vocab)
- Language Focus (vocab, fixed expressions, and comprehension)
- Discussion (focus on themes and using the target language)
- Pragmatics (communication skills)
- Drama Activities (roleplays and other activities to practice communicating naturally)
- Writing (using language, themes, and communication goals raised in the unit)