Level B1

The Life of a Tree

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This activity is based on one of the lessons in our book Pen Pictures 3 (Oxford University Press). In this version, the picture story has been made into a video to help insipire the students before they do the writing task.

The Word Blender

ELT Materials: The Word Blender

This is an activity to raise students' awareness of the way words are modified in connected speech. In particular, it focuses on the way consonant sounds are linked, elided or assimilated.

Mirror Crossword

ELT Materials: Mirror Crossword

This activity helps to make students more aware of the divergence of pronunciation and spelling in English. In order to do the crossword, they must be able to think of the word as a sequence of sounds rather than as a sequence of letters. More pronunciation ideas?

Under the Water

ELT Materials: Under The Water

This is a short mystery story in two parts. The questions challenge students to imagine or deduce what happened. The story was inspired by the Roald Dahl tale The Landlady, and I first wrote it for New Ways to Go 4 (CUP).

Body in the Gym

ELT Materials: Body in the Gym

This is a short murder story, with a note taking activity. The story is rich in past simple passive, and there is an extension activity to focus on this language point. There are audio downloads in case you want to make this into a listening activity rather than reading.

English Result Teacher's Books

English Result Teacher's Books

Each level of English Result is accompanied by a Teacher’s Book which provides full and detailed teaching notes.

English Pronunciation in Use Intermediate

New 2017 cover for English Pronunciation in Use by Mark Hancock

In 2017 English Pronunciation in use got a new look. The new cover design comes along with a new approach to audio - instead of being on a set of four audio CDs and a CD-ROM, the audio is now a free online download. This makes the whole package much more affordable and is published alongside the 2012 second edition of this best-selling pronunciation title, already in full colour and with a new section on understanding fast, authentic speech.

English Result Intermediate

English Result: Intermediate

English Result Intermediate is designed to take a strong A2 level learner to B1 or B1+ on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) scales. The core syllabus (see Resources bel

New Ways To Go 1-4

New Ways to Go!

New Ways to Go is a 4-level coursebook for Spanish secondary schools. Levels 1 and 2 were written by Penny Ur, Ramón Ribe and Mark Hancock.

Singing Grammar

Singing Grammar

There are 18 units in the book, each concerning a different aspect of grammar. For each unit, there are photocopiable pages - one for the song, one of practice exercises and one which is a game.

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