Top Notch 3

Top Notch 3

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Top Notch, a dynamic 6-level course for international communication, sets a new standard, using the natural language that people really speak. With a rock-solid learner-centered approach, Top Notch provides students an opportunity to confirm their own progress at the end of every easy-to-teach two-page lesson. Features of Top Notch 3 * Essential model conversations that make key social language unforgettable and easy to personalize * Intensive vocabulary development with active recycling * Complete grammar support--extended by a bound-in Vocabulary Booster Top Notch Interactions--unique step-by-step discussion builders that guarantee success for all learners * Thorough attention to pronunciation * A wide array of learning strategies and activities that promote critical thinking * Authentic and refreshing content that connects students to the real world
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 130 pages
  • 203.2 x 269.2 x 12.7mm | 385.56g
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131106341
  • 9780131106345

Table of contents

1 Cultural Literacy

2 Health Matter

3 Getting Things Done

4 Life Choices

5 Holidays and Traditions

6 Disasters and Emergencies

7 Books and Magazines

8 Inventions and Technology

9 Controversial Issues

10 Enjoying the World

Reference Section

Alphabetical word list

Social language list

Pronunciation table

Irregular verbs

Verb tense review: present, past, and future

Verbs followed by a gerund

Verbs followed directly by an infinitive

Verbs followed by an object before an infinitive

Verbs followed by either a gerund or an infinitive

Adjectives followed by an infinitive

Grammar Booster

Lyrics for Top Notch songs
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About Allen Ascher

Joan Saslow is the author of a number of textbook series for adults and young adults, including Ready to Go, Workplace Plus, and Literacy Plus. She was also the Series Director of True Colors: An EFL Course for Real Communication, and of True Voices, an EFL video course. Ms. Saslow's special interest is in distinguishing the needs of the EFL and ESL learner and creating materials appropriate for each. Ms. Saslow has taught in Chile and the United States in a variety of programs, including binational centers, academic programs, intensive language programs, and workplace programs. Ms. Saslow has been an editor, a teacher-trainer, a language learner, and a frequent speaker at gatherings of English teachers throughout the world.

Allen Ascher, formerly Director of the International English Language Institute at Hunter College, has been a teacher, teacher-trainer, author, and publisher. He has taught in language and teacher-training programs in both China and the United States. Mr. Ascher has an MA in Applied Linguistics from Ohio University. Mr. Ascher is author of Think About Editing: A Grammar Editing Guide for ESL Writers. As a publisher, he played a key role in the creation of some of the most widely used materials for adults. Mr. Ascher has provided lively workshops for teachers throughout the United States, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East.
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