Cambridge Skills for Fluency is a learner-centred range of materials designed specifically to develop students' fluency and confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing. The books are at four levels from pre-intermediate through to advanced and are suitable for use as supplementary texts or as core texts on skills development courses. Each book in the Cambridge Skills for Fluency series: promotes fluency by presenting a wide variety of both old and new topics in creative and imaginative ways genuinely engages students' interest and encourages them to share personal reactions and opinions fluently focuses on a particular skill but the other skills are integrated in a way that reflects real-life use of language contains 20 units designed to take about an hour of class time, a detailed contents map and brief teaching notes.
Table of Contents
Map of the book; Acknowledgements; 1. Secrets: Gossiping and keeping secrets; 2. And now, ladies and gentlemen: Making oral presentations and participating in discussion; 3. Stress: Stress in modern life aned in the language classroom; 4. Well brought up?: Politness and rudeness; 5. All in a day's work: Daily routines at work and at home; 6. Getting away from it all: Opting out of a conventional life style; 7. Remember, remember: Memory and memory failures; 8. My brilliant career?: Ambition, jobs and career counselling; 9. Magic moments: Magic and legends from the past of the present; 10. Threatening times: Dangers for individuals, countries, the planet; 11. Love, hope and charity: Charity appeals; 12. Buildings to live in: Good and bad features of public buildings; 13. Buildings to live in: Homes, present and future; 14. The benefit of experience: Creating information guides and cassettes; 15. Special cases?: Providing for different needs; 16. In sickness ...: Pain and disease; 17. And in health: Alternative methods of healing; 18. Children and adults: Growing up, bringing up children; 19. Fostering Sally: Caring for children in difficult situations; 20. Keeping in touch: Communicating and failing to communicate; Key; Tapescript; To the teacher.