Compass 1: Student Book and Website Access Card by Sue FrameCompass 1: Student Book and Website Access Card by Sue Frame

Compass 1: Student Book and Website Access Card

bySue Frame, Jacinthe Paille

Paperback | March 22, 2017

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Compass 1 is a theme-based all-in-one integrated skills and grammar textbook that features high-interest Canadian and international content. It contains reading, writing, listening, speaking, and watching activities that are designed to meet the specific objectives (level, length and duration)outlined by the Quebec Ministry of Education. Each unit includes in-depth vocabulary development. A comprehensive grammar section allows ample practice opportunities for students. As an integrated-skills textbook, Compass 1 is designed with flexibility in mind, allowing teachers to choose thespecific units they wish to use, and match the preferences and style of each instructor and the needs of each classroom. In total, there are six units and it is expected that most teachers will complete four or five units during the 45-hour program. The student book is accompanied by comprehensiveonline practice to further solidify learning.
SUE FRAME has been teaching at Cegep Marie-Victorin since 1996 and has also taught ESL in the UK and France. She holds an MA in English and French and a BEd in ESL/FLS from McGill University. JACINTHE PAILLE has been an English teacher for more than fifteen years, starting her career at Cegep de La Pocatiere and Centre d'etudes colleg...
Title:Compass 1: Student Book and Website Access CardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 10.88 × 9 × 0.44 inPublished:March 22, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199022518

ISBN - 13:9780199022519

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsHow to use CompassScope and SequenceSKILLS UNITSUNIT 1: Head StartWarm Up Interview and introduce a partner to othersReading "How Would You Describe Your Personality to a Stranger?"Discover Grammar Simple PresentSpeaking Talk about daily lifeListening "Teens Share What Defines Generation Z"Pronunciation NumbersReading "Goal Setting: Visualize the Finish Line"Writing Describe a typical routineWatching "Happy!"Revising and Editing Simple present, prepositions, there is/there are, and word choiceConsolidating Write about someone close to you; present on a role model; read and assess the results of a personality testUNIT 2: Food for ThoughtWarm Up Practise using food-related expressionsReading "Choose Food, Not Food-Like Substances"Speaking Describing food preferencesVocabulary Textures and tastesWatching "Locavore"Discover Grammar Simple Present and Present ProgressiveWriting Topic SentencesListening "Digging Into the Food Tech Boom"Pronunciation Endings: -s and -esReading "Is Meatless Monday for Us?"Revising and Editing Simple present and modalsConsolidating Write about apps; present on food-related topics; practise simple present and present progressive; review unit vocabularyUNIT 3: Happy CitiesWarm Up Discussing neighbourhoodsReading "Does Knowing Your Neighbours Make You Happier?"Discover Grammar Question Formation in the Simple PastListening "Happy Cities"Writing Write about a happy experienceVocabulary CognatesWatching "Open Streets Toronto"Pronunciation Endings: -edReading "Bogota did it. Montreal did it. Copenhagen did it. Can Toronto?"Speaking Discuss 100 in 1 DayRevising and Editing Past tense, spelling, and prepositionsConsolidating Read about community development; present on a community organization; write about a community event; review unit vocabularyUNIT 4: Beating the OddsWarm Up Discuss communicationReading "Deaf Rapper Makes Himself Heard on Hip-Hop Scene" and "Interview: Temple Grandin on Autism and Language"Listening "Fast Talking in a Fast World"Speaking Discuss speed in everyday lifeDiscover Grammar Simple PastPronunciation The /th/ SoundWatching "Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sounds"Reading "The History of Sign Language"Writing Writing an Email to Your TeacherRevising and Editing Simple past and revising emailsConsolidating Write about communication; present on a unique communicator; review unit vocabularyUNIT 5: Higher, Stronger, FasterWarm Up Discuss physical activityReading "Camille Leblanc-Bazinet Is, Officially, the Fittest Woman on Earth"Speaking Discuss sportsWatching "Walk to Tuk"Writing Supporting Your OpinionReading "Blind Athlete Pushes His Limits"Pronunciation Can and Can'tDiscover Grammar ModalsListening "Athletes Maintain Their Passion for Fitness"Revising and Editing Modals, and comparatives and superlativesConsolidating Write about physical activity; present on a sport; watch and summarize a video on an athlete; read and summarize articles on physical activity and riskUNIT 6: Beyond WordsWarm Up Discuss languagesReading "Seven Benefits of Being Bilingual"Watching "Advantage for Life"Reading "A Split in Linguistic Personalities: The Identity Shifts of People Living in Two Cultures"Discover Grammar Future TensePronunciation Silent LettersListening "The Limitless Vision of Robert Lepage"Writing Writing a ConclusionRevising and Editing Future tenseConsolidating Practise future tense; write about technology and communication; present on language learning; review unit vocabularyLEARNING STRATEGIESWriting StrategiesSpeaking StrategiesReading StrategiesListening StrategiesGRAMMAR GUIDE1. Plural Nouns2. Simple Present and Present Progressive3. Information Questions (wh- questions)4. Simple Past5. Past Progressive6. Future7. Present Perfect8. Pronouns and Possessive Adjectives9. Modals10. Prepositions11. Spelling and Word Choice12. Adjectives and Adverbs - Comparatives and Superlatives13. Coordinating Conjunctions, Punctuation, and CapitalizationAppendix 1: Stative VerbsAppendix 2: Irregular VerbsAppendix 3: Commonly Misspelled WordsAppendix 4: Review of Verb TensesIndexAbout the AuthorsCredits

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"I could make every one of the activities fly in class." --Jerry Johnson, Cegep Edouard-Montpetit