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4000 Essential English Words Series with Answer Key

4000 Essential English Words Series with Answer Key

Key Features:

  • Clear, easy to understand definitions and examples
  • Various activities to reinforce target vocabulary
  • Progressive development of vocabulary across levels
  • Original stories which utilize target words
  • Useful color images that illustrate each target word
  • Free downloadable supplemental audio recordings of target word lists and stories to aid in listening and pronunciation
  • Additional vocabulary practice with free application through the QR code
CAD $40.00
CAD $40.00
CAD $40.00
CAD $40.00
ISBN/SKU: 
9781599662756

504 Absolutely Essential Words

504 Absolutely Essential Words
This updated vocabulary-building book presents the essential core of words that students at middle-school and higher levels must know and be able to use fluently for academic success. These words also constitute essential vocabulary for ESL students and test-takers, as well as others who speak English as their second language. The authors present a series of brief word-building lessons, each introducing 12 new words that are presented in sample sentences and short articles. Fill-in-the-blanks exercises help students measure their word-building progress. Informed with clear yet simple definitions and examples, readers will find their vocabulary has improved dramatically.
CAD $14.99
ISBN/SKU: 
9780764147814
Publication Date: 
2012-05-01
Publisher: 
Barron's Educational Series

601 WORDS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PASS YOUR EXAM.

601 WORDS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PASS YOUR EXAM.
The new edition of this popular classroom supplement hones students' English language skills with 40 updated lessons that include--
  • Word lists and definitions
  • Pronunciation notes
  • Fascinating facts about word origins and usage
  • Exercises, games, and puzzles to facilitate vocabulary building
    Also included are interesting essay passages that place words taken from the book's vocabulary list into story contexts. A newly added section called "Panorama of Words" shows how some of the 601 words are used in a variety of sources--newspapers, magazines, books, television, and speeches. Students planning to take standardized tests will find this book to be a helpful vocabulary builder. It also makes a valuable reference book for ESL students.
  • CAD $17.99
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781438001692
    Publication Date: 
    2013-08-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Barron's Educational Series

    911 For Literacy (Teacher's Guide)

    911 For Literacy (Teacher's Guide)

    Giving personal information and calling 911: 163 pages of big flashcards, game and activity masters, copy masters, songs and teaching and follow-up suggestions, plus 2 CDs and 3 readers. Pre-lit/Lit

    CAD $40.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9789970102624

    Academic Encounters 1 - Reading & Writing: Student Book

    Academic Encounters 1 - Reading & Writing: Student Book
    The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 1 Student's Book Reading and Writing: The Natural World engages students through academic readings on stimulating topics from the fields of natural science and biology. Topics include the water cycle, plant and animal life, and the human body. Students develop important skills such as reading for the main idea, reading for speed, understanding vocabulary in context, and note-taking. By completing writing assignments, students build academic writing skills and incorporate what they have learned. The topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 1 Listening and Speaking: The Natural World. The books may be used independently or together.
    CAD $49.95
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781107683631
    Publication Date: 
    2013-06-17
    Publisher: 
    Cambridge University Press

    Active Listening 1

    Active Listening 1

    Active Listening, Second Edition, is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Student's Book 1 is intended for beginning-level students. The Student's Book offers 16 task-based units, each built around an engaging topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, and to listen and make inferences. Prelistening schema-building activities help students build vocabulary, and listen-again activities provide additional skills practice. A full page of optional speaking activities with pronunciation practice is provided in each unit. Expansion units, with authentic student interviews, offer rich cultural material and provide review. A free Self-Study Audio CD is also included in every Student's Book.

    CAD $25.70
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780521678131
    Author: 

    Active Listening 2

    Active Listening 2
    Active Listening, Second Edition, is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Student's Book 2 is intended for low-intermediate to intermediate students. The Student's Book offers 16 task-based units, each built around an engaging topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, and to listen and make inferences. Prelistening schema-building activities help students build vocabulary, and listen-again activities provide additional skills practice. A full page of optional speaking activities with pronunciation practice is provided in each unit. Expansion units, with authentic student interviews, offer rich cultural material and provide review. A free Self-Study Audio CD is also included in every Student's Book.
    CAD $28.25
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780521678179
    Publication Date: 
    2006-09-11
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Cambridge University Press

    ACTIVE LISTENING 2 (CLASS AUDIO CD)

    ACTIVE LISTENING 2 (CLASS AUDIO CD)
    Active Listening, Second Edition, is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Class Audio CDs include natural conversational recordings for the listening tasks in each unit, pronunciation practice, and expansion units containing authentic student interviews.
    CAD $72.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780521678193
    Publication Date: 
    2006-12-18
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Cambridge University Press

    Active Listening 3

    Active Listening 3
    Active Listening, Second Edition, is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Student's Book 3 is intended for intermediate to high-intermediate students. The Student's Book offers 16 task-based units, each built around an engaging topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, and to listen and make inferences. Prelistening schema-building activities help students build vocabulary, and listen-again activities provide additional skills practice. A full page of optional speaking activities with pronunciation practice is provided in each unit. Expansion units, with authentic student interviews, offer rich cultural material and provide review. A free Self-Study Audio CD is also included in every Student's Book.
    CAD $25.70
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780521678216
    Publication Date: 
    2006-09-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Cambridge University Press

    Active Reader 1

    Active Reader 1

    The Active Reader series is based on the premise that fluent readers actively engage with the text, using a variety of strategies. The first two workbooks provide balanced, integrated instruction for beginning readers. Each unit provides opportunities for assisted reading and writing activities. The photostories provide a context for teaching word identification strategies such as phonics, word families, and prediction. Each workbook contains an answer key.

    CAD $22.80
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781926583150
    Publication Date: 
    2012-06-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Grass Roots Press

    Active Reader 2

    Active Reader 2

    The Active Reader series is based on the premise that fluent readers actively engage with the text, using a variety of strategies. Each workbook provides ten carefully levelled reading passages relating to five popular themes: people, relationships, health and safety, environment, and history. Topics include Olympians Clara Hughes and Alex Bilodeau, talking to your doctor and landlord, treating a burn, giving medicine to children, avalanches and tsunamis, and the history of two Canadian symbols: the beaver and the maple leaf.

    CAD $27.10
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781926583167
    Publication Date: 
    2011-12-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Grass Roots Press

    Active Reader 4

    Active Reader 4

    The Active Reader series is based on the premise that fluent readers actively engage with the text, using a variety of strategies. Each workbook provides ten carefully levelled reading passages relating to five popular themes: people, relationships, health and safety, environment, and history. Topics include Canadian artists Susan Aglukark and Bill Reid, conflict resolution, active listening, different ways of eating (vegetarianism and conscious eating), climate change, the Acadians, and settling the prairies.

    CAD $27.10
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781926583181
    Publication Date: 
    2010-03-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Grass Roots Press

    Active Reader 5

    Active Reader 5

    The Active Reader series is based on the premise that fluent readers actively engage with the text, using a variety of strategies. Each workbook provides ten carefully levelled reading passages relating to five popular themes: people, relationships, health and safety, environment, and history. Topics include activists Jane Goodall and the Dalai Lama, bullying, women in gangs, insomnia, anxiety, making a difference through tree planting and community gardens, and truth and reconciliation (residential schools and the Japanese Canadians in World War II).

    CAD $27.10
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781926583198
    Publication Date: 
    2011-12-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Grass Roots Press

    Active Reader F

    Active Reader F

    The Active Reader series is based on the premise that fluent readers actively engage with the text, using a variety of strategies. The first two workbooks provide balanced, integrated instruction for beginning readers. Each unit provides opportunities for assisted reading and writing activities. The photostories provide a context for teaching word identification strategies such as phonics, word families, and prediction. Each workbook contains an answer key.

    CAD $22.80
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781926583204
    Publication Date: 
    2012-06-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Grass Roots Press

    Active Skills for Communication - Book 1: Text w/Student Audio

    Active Skills for Communication - Book 1: Text w/Student Audio
    Active Skills for Communication is an exciting new three-level series that develops learners' speaking and listening skills. Written by ELT specialists Curtis Kelly and Chuck Sandy, with series consultant Neil J. Anderson, the series uses the ACTIVE approach to help learners become more fluent, confident-and active-speakers of English. Each unit contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step activities that lead toward a major speaking task. The tasks are based on real-life situations and are designed to increase self confidence and foster positive attitudes towards learning English.
    CAD $112.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781424009084
    Publication Date: 
    2008-09-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Heinle ELT

    Active Skills for Communication - Book 2: Text w/Student Audio

    Active Skills for Communication - Book 2: Text w/Student Audio
    Active Skills for Communication is an exciting new three-level series that develops learners' speaking and listening skills. Written by ELT specialists Curtis Kelly and Chuck Sandy, with series consultant Neil J. Anderson, the series uses the ACTIVE approach to help learners become more fluent, confident-and active-speakers of English. Each unit contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step activities that lead toward a major speaking task. The tasks are based on real-life situations and are designed to increase self confidence and foster positive attitudes towards learning English.
    CAD $112.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781424009091
    Publication Date: 
    2009-06-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Heinle ELT

    Active Skills for Communication - Intro: Text w/Student Audio

    Active Skills for Communication - Intro: Text w/Student Audio
    Active Skills for Communication is an exciting new three-level series that develops learners' speaking and listening skills. Written by ELT specialists Curtis Kelly and Chuck Sandy, with series consultant Neil J. Anderson, the series uses the ACTIVE approach to help learners become more fluent, confident-and active-speakers of English. Each unit contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step activities that lead toward a major speaking task. The tasks are based on real-life situations and are designed to increase self confidence and foster positive attitudes towards learning English.
    CAD $112.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781424009053
    Publication Date: 
    2009-10-01
    Author: 
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Heinle ELT

    Advanced Expert: Teacher's Book

    Advanced Expert: Teacher's Book
    Advanced Expert The Expert series provides rigorous exam training for high-achieving students while continuing to develop language awareness and communication skills. Advanced Expert is an intensive course for students who are preparing for the Cambridge English Advanced examination and will prove to satisfy your students' practice needs and allow them to achieve their full potential. Advanced Expert Teacher's Resource Book provides: * Module by module teaching notes, including background information on the texts and ideas for extension activities * Module-linked photocopiable activities providing communicative classroom practice * Answer Key for all exercises * Photocopiable audioscripts for the listening material
    CAD $29.95
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781447973768
    Author: 
    Publisher: 

    Advancing Vocabulary Skills: Student Book

    Advancing Vocabulary Skills: Student Book
    Introduces 300 essential words and word parts that are needed for general reading comprehension in high school and college.
    CAD $22.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781591941934
    Publication Date: 
    2007-01-01
    Publisher: 
    Publisher: 
    Prentice Hall

    Airport for Literacy: Teacher's Guide

    Airport for Literacy: Teacher's Guide

    Description: This teacher’s guide includes 124 pages, including a comprehensive teacher’s guide with a sample week one lesson plan, plus the 60-page student workbook and 2 CDs, two readers and copy master.

    CAD $37.75
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9789970089802

    B.C. Student Workbook for Levels 1-2

    B.C. Student Workbook for Levels 1-2

     An intro to B.C. geography and weather.

      Extras: Dialogs “Neighbours: Introducing Yourself” and “How Was Your Weekend”

       (23 pages, + CD and answer key).

    CAD $10.25
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9789970108855

    BANKING FOR LIT & L. 1

    BANKING FOR LIT & L. 1
    This 397 page binder bonanza covers: teaching numbers (and number fluency), money amounts, reading and writing cheques, paying bills, reading ATM receipts, cheque record books, steps in cashing a cheque at the bank, types of bill payments, steps in using a bank machine, opeing an account and personal information questions. The new edition is four times bigger than our old one, with updated graphics and contents   If you have the old version, you can trade it in for the new one for a discount ($15 off if you bought the old version in the last year and $10 off for ones purchased before that).  (See bottom for details.)
     
    Special Features include:
    – 281 pages of photocopiable *worksheets and activity masters (*by teachers at one site)
    – Expanded 44-page Numeracy section on Numbers and Money, including a colour master for ESL money.  (However, we strongly recommend using our companion volume Number Workbook: Bingo Plus!*) (*available for $7.  We sell this separately as most of our customers already own it.)
    – a 24-page phonics section for pre-lit/lit
    – a 36-page Grammar supplement that includes a Bank Grammar Card Game
    – 57 pages of large Pictures
    – 2 songs by BC artists, included on the binder CD
    – Week One Lesson Plans for Lit and L. 1
    – comprehensive page-by-page teaching hints and follow-up suggestions
    – 4 stories presented in both Literacy Reader and Level 1 format (plus extra L. 1 readings)
    – a Unit Review Board Game
    and much more… For a total of 397 pages of student-centred, teacher-friendly materials that both you and your students will love.
     
     
    CAD $48.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    000102

    Basic English Grammar

    Basic English Grammar

    Basic English Grammar is a classic developmental skills text for beginning students of English as a second or foreign language. It uses a grammar-based approach integrated with communicative methodologies to prmote the development of all language skills.

     

    While keeping the same basic approach and materials as in earlier edtions, the fourth edition continues to build on the foundation of understanding form and meaning by engaging students in meaningful communication about real actions, real things, and their own lives in classroom context.

     

    Several of the new features are:

    • Information in the grammar charts highlighting differences between spoken and written English
    • Step-by-step writing activities with models for students to follow
    • Innovative warm-up exercises that precede the grammar charts and introduce points to be taught
    • Newly created exercises to give students more incremental grammar practice
    • Structure-based listening exercises that introduce students to relaxed, reduced speech
    CAD $62.95
    Color: Student Book
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780133818895

    Basic Grammar in Use: Student's Book w/CD & Answers

    Basic Grammar in Use: Student's Book w/CD & Answers

    Aimed at high-beginning to low-intermediate students, this text focuses on fundamental grammar structures, containing 116 two-page units with simple explanations, practice exercises and an answer key.

    Basic Grammar in Use, Third edition, is the lower-level text in the Grammar in Use series. It focuses on the fundamental grammar structures normally taught in basic or introductory courses. Each of the 116 units in the Student's Book is presented in a two-page spread, with simple explanations on the left-hand page and practice exercises to check understanding on the right. This edition, with answers, can be used in the classroom or for self-study. It includes a CD-ROM featuring exercises, tests, and games.
    CAD $49.95
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780521133340
    Publication Date: 
    2010-09-20
    Publisher: 
    Cambridge University Press

    BC / Canada

    BC / Canada
    This 618-page binder contains 3 months’ worth of materials for each level from 1 to 3 (and a one month unit for literacy).  That’s 10 months of lesson planning.Your students will love this integrated approach using picture stories, dialogs, and settlement information incorporated into a BC, Canada theme. Includes CD and photocopiable student handouts and activity masters (by teachers at one site). Each chapter has an annotated index with comprehensive teaching and follow-up suggestions, handouts by level, related websites and field trip suggestions, with integrated grammar exercises. Your students will love this interactive mix of reading, writing, speaking, listening and thinking, all with a local focus that makes learning relevant and immediate.
    Mix and match chapters include: BC: Lower Mainland place names; Neighbours; BC Geography and Weather Ferries: a great addition to BC geography or as a separate unit in Tourism Tourism:  with a focus on travel on BC., this teaches types of accommodation and how to   make a hotel reservation, BC regions and types of recreational activities in each region. Canada: regions, bodies of water, size, Industries: a more in-depth look at what work we do plus industries by region.Salmon:  Use as a stand-alone section before a field trip or as part of a unit on family. Wildlife:  readings and activities to learn about our amazing wildlife.  Literacy: a  complete one-month unit that includes the Lower Mainland, BC, and Canada.
    CAD $82.30
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9789970107360