It is essential that you purchase the following resources before the course starts. The first four are particularly necessary for pre-course reading and tasks and all will be needed on the course. You will get a discount with our nominated stockists.
Grammar in Use Grammar Book with Answer Key (3rd Edition, also with CD)
Author: Raymond Murphy
A grammar exercise workbook for students upper-intermediate level and above. Very popular with students, but also a must for aspiring teachers who will benefit from its clear and logical explanations of grammar.
Sound Foundations: English Pronunciation Book with Audio CD (New Edition)
Author: Adrian Underhill
A clear and concise step-by-step practical approach to the English phonological (sound) system and how to teach it.
The Practice of English Language Teaching (Fourth Edition, inc. DVD)
Author: Jeremy Harmer
Publisher: Pearson Longman
Includes a detailed discussion of English as a world language, practical ideas for the classroom reflecting current methodologies and learning technologies and a DVD showing extracts from real classes.
Grammar for English Language Teachers
Author: Martin Parrott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Presents the rules of the English language and offers consolidation exercises to provide an opportunity for teachers to test these rules against real language use & to evaluate classroom & reference materials. An in-depth book. Includes key.
The Sky Pronunciation Suite (CD)
Publisher: Sky Software House
Available from: www.skysoftwarehouse.com
Highly-recommended practical way to teach yourself the phonemic alphabet, practice word and phrasal stress, and sentence rhythm. Excellent to have as a future teaching resource too.