Step Forward 2e Introductory Student Book: Standards-Based Language Learning for Work and Academic Readiness (Other)

Jenni Currie Santamaria; Jayme Adelson-Goldstein

The Step Forward Student Book incorporates all of the skills learners need to pursue a career or educational program in the USA. The Step Forward Second Edition series provides the essential language, skills and rigorous content that adult English language learners need to move confidently toward their work and academic goals. The one-page 'At Work' sections in every unit build the essential skills students need in the workplace. The course also features 'Everyday Conversation' lessons, which focus on the functional English that students need in the real world. Newly revised to align with the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR) and the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELP), Step Forward ensures that learners are well prepared to use their English in the real world. An access code for the Oxford English Vocabulary Trainer app comes with the Student Book, allowing students to download the Step Forward wordlist to practice course-specific vocabulary. The app provides engaging and gamified practice with personalized, intelligent feedback. HIGHLIGHTS Designed to meet the needs of multilevel classes, the full suite of easy-to-use resources in Step Forward include tests, lesson plans, multilevel activities and opportunities for self-assessment Step-by-step writing instruction offers clear models and strategies for adults learning English as a foreign language for life, college or career Twelve thematic units in the book focus on everyday adult topics, each with six lessons integrating communication, workplace and academic skills, along with language strategies for accuracy and fluency Content is appropriate for low-beginning to low-intermediate English as a second language (ESL) learners and English language teaching (ELT) professionals