Proficiency goals: chapter 2

  • Background knowledge of the development of English to a global language today
  • More work with numbers
  • Listening comprehension training
  • Practice in extracting information from different types of texts
  • Insight into different reading and listening strategies
  • An introduction to topical literature from other parts of the world; debate, role play and writing practice
  • Differences in British and American English; writing training – from topic sentence to paragraph
  • Short story; reading between the lines; practice in reading tables
  • Introduction to literature from different epochs (Shakespeare; Ballads)
  • Coherence


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