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    BLACK CAT ELT

    2016

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  • Contents

    EXAMINATIONS Total KET, PET, FIRST, Advanced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Pass KET, PET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Key, Preliminary, FIRST Practice Tests . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Pass Trinity now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7

    GRAMMAR & VOCABULARY English Grammar Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    CROSS CURRICULUM / SUPPLEMENTARY Going for CLIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 British History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD Aspects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Cultural Links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

    READING & TRAINING DISCOVERY . . . . . . . . 12

    READERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

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    Total FIRST – New Edition For the revised 2015 Exam Annie Broadhead, Ginni Light, Robert Hampton

    Examinations

    Black Cat’s Total series is made up of four distinct courses to prepare students for Cambridge exams. They are written by experienced Cambridge writers, who have used their extensive knowledge of the exams to write stimulating courses.

    Each course takes into careful consideration the age, language level and interests of the students, wh i ls t cover ing the grammar, vocabulary and ski l ls required for the relevant exam. They offer practice in both the paper and computer-based versions of the exams.

    Each course has a different focus giving students guided practice in the parts of each exam which they typically find more challenging.

    Series features: • Well-organised units each

    including the following sections: Warmer, Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing

    • Teacher-friendly exercises allowing effective classroom management

    • Extensive practice of exam- style tasks

    • Audio CD-ROM with 2 complete computer-based Practice Tests

    • Accompanying Maximiser with additional practice of the more challenging aspects of the exam

    Total series

    Use your English to your advantage

    READING AND USE OF ENGLISH

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    Part 1 – Multiple-choice cloze For questions 1-8, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

    Trust the teacher Finland’s education (0) ................ is one of the best in the world – why? To a large (1) ................ it’s because its teachers are trusted to do whatever it takes to turn young lives around. For example, Anneli Kalas saw that one of her pupils, a recent immigrant from Kosovo, was (2) ................ all her attempts to integrate him so she decided to do something quite (3)  ................ . The 13-year-old boy received something (4)  ................ different from most other 13-year-olds. Anneli took him (5) ................ as her private student. When the boy wasn’t studying science, geography and maths, he sat next to Anneli’s desk at the front of her other classes, taking books from a tall (6)  ................, slowly reading one, then another, then devouring them by the dozens. By the end of the year, the son of Kosovo war (7)  ................, had conquered his (8)  ................ country’s vowel-rich language and arrived at the realisation that he could, in fact, learn.

    0 A category B duty C system D arrangement

    1 A amount B extent C range D level

    2 A struggling B arguing C disapproving D resisting

    3 A intense B ultimate C extreme D severe

    4 A entirely B fully C perfectly D thoroughly

    5 A off B out C at D on

    6 A storey B pile C peak D summit

    7 A settler B ancestors C refugees D companions

    8 A adopted B legal C faithful D authentic

    Exam Strategies

    • Read the title so that you understand what the text is going to be about.

    • Read the whole text first to understand the main ideas expressed.

    • Read the sentence where the gap is very carefully as well as the sentences before and after the gap.

    • Think about each option carefully before choosing your answer.

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    Each of the sixteen units offers carefully graded exam tasks and strategies for each part of the exam to guide students through every aspect. There is a Grammar page after every unit with at least one targeted exercise.

    The double pages after each unit help students practise the more complex tasks covered in the exam (multiple-choice cloze, open cloze, word formation, key word transformation).

    The Banks at the end of the volume take a closer look at each part of the exam (Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening, Speaking), with helpful tips and advice on how to achieve the best possible result.

    Features: • 16 topic-based units • Reading and Use of English

    tasks (with tips) after every unit • Exam Tips and Exam Strategies

    lead students step-by-step through the exam tasks and provide practical advice on how to approach them

    • Grammar page after every unit to consolidate grammar structures

    • Extensive Banks on the four parts of the exam, with strategies on how to approach the tasks

    • 120-page Language Maximiser providing further practice for FIRST-level vocabulary and grammar through exam-style tasks

    • 2 FIRST Practice Tests • Audio CD-ROM with a computer-

    based version of the 2 Practice Tests and 2 Speaking videos, including one with on-screen tips and strategies

    • Teacher’s Book with additional teaching ideas, answer keys and recording scripts

    Total FIRST – New Edition is a preparation course for the Cambridge English: FIRST exam (B2 Vantage of the Common European Framework of Reference). It has been revised throughout to reflect the new Cambridge English exam specifications for 2015.

    The course is suitable both for in-class use and individual study, and the careful choice and variety of materials make it suitable for the FIRST and FIRST for Schools exams.

    Total FIRST – New Edition focuses on the two aspects of the exam identified as being the most challenging for students – Reading and Use of English and Writing. Students learn through exam-style tasks as well as general communicative activities.

    Pack version: Student’s Book (192 p.) + Language Maximiser (120 p.) + audio CD ROM + audio CD 978-88-530-1509-9 Teacher’s Book (120 p.) + 2 class CDs 978-88-530-1510-5

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    Total KET Amanda Thomas

    Total KET provides complete preparation for the Key English Test – KET (A2 Waystage of the Common European Framework of Reference). Total KET focuses on communication. It provides students with comprehensive practice and guidance for the Listening and Speaking papers of the KET exam. The course is also suitable for preparation for the KET for Schools exam.

    Features: • 15 topic-based units • 5 Exam Banks + Exam Tips • Illustrated Grammar Bank + Communication Bank • Word List of the KET vocabulary covered in the units • 96-page Skills & Vocab Maximiser which strengthens

    students’ knowledge of vocabulary and communicative language

    • 2 KET Practice Tests • CD-ROM with a computer-based version of the 2 Practice

    Tests • Teacher’s Book

    Pack version: Student’s Book (112 p.) + Skills & Vocab Maximiser (96 p.) + audio CD-ROM 978-88-530-0998-2 Teacher’s Book (80 p.) 978-88-530-1620-1

    Communication is the key

    Cambridge

    Extend your vocabulary and pass the exam

    Total PET Felicity O’Dell, Rosalie Kerr

    Total PET is a complete preparation course for the Cambridge ESOL Preliminary English Test – PET (B1 Threshold of the Common European Framework of Reference). It is suitable for students of all ages. The focus of Total PET is on vocabulary and the course covers all of the vocabulary recommended for PET on the CESOL word list. It can also be used to prepare students for the PET for Schools exam.

    Features: • 20 topic-based units • 5 Exam Banks + Exam Tips • Extensive Grammar Bank and Writing Bank • Word List of PET vocabulary in the units • 112-page Vocabulary Maximiser which revises and

    extends the vocabulary presented in the Student’s Book • Tips for learning vocabulary • 1 PET Practice Test and 1 PET for Schools Practice Test • CD-ROM with a computer-based version of the 2 Practice

    Tests • Teacher’s Book

    Pack version: Student’s Book (128 p.) + Vocabulary Maximiser (112 p.) + audio CD-ROM 978-88-530-0715-5 Teacher’s Book (80 p.) 978-88-530-0696-7

    Total Advanced Ginni Light, Sue Elliott, Robert Hampton

    Total Advanced is a preparation course for the Cambridge English: Ad