1:15 - 2:05 PM
Open House: Come In!, Step Up!, Move Up!, and Open Up!
Taejon Jungang High School, Korea
Isn't it about time someone made a good book for middle schoolers that's
not too difficult, not too simple, and not too boring? Well, yes, it's
time. Oxford University Press introduces Open House, a course covering
structures, functional language, and vocabulary for pre-teens and young
teens. The course follows a group of youngsters through their home, school,
and social experiences. Interesting bits of Western youth culture are carefully
integrated with all four language skills. The course also focuses on pronunciation,
grammar, vocabulary, and study skills. Cross-curricular topics and regular
use and revision solidify retention.
Also, learn some fun ways to engage pre-teens and teenagers in language
learning. Explore some innovative teaching methods and some of the activities
from the course's teacher's books. Open House is also accompanied by a
workbook and an audio cassette. Get a free book and a chance at some other
Louie L. Dragut holds a Master of Education (TESOL) degree from
Deakin University, Australia. He has teaching English in Korea and Australia
for over four years and is presently working for Taejon Jungang High School
as a TOEFL instructor. He is currently interested in teaching English in
large classes and using technology in the Language classroom.