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English in Practice Book 1


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English in Practice supports both teacher-led and self-paced independent learning for a diverse group of students. The scenarios and activities reflect the ways we communicate in the contexts of work, leisure and community.

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Electronic Version

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 574Kb]

  • Chapter 1 - Your road to success: balancing leisure and work in senior [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 2 - Getting there: working in the travel industry [PDF 1.8Mb]

  • Chapter 3 - Literature meets the real world: comics, cartoons and the graphic novel [PDF 3.5Mb]

  • Chapter 4 - The effective team [PDF 1.5Mb]

  • Chapter 5 - Don't give up: inspiration through film [PDF 2.5Mb]

  • Chapter 6 - Love the lyrics [PDF 1.9Mb]


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    Download Glossex

    Glossary and Index: A Glossex [0.4Mb PDF]

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    Teaching notes

    Teaching program

    Teaching notes: introduction

    Chapter 1: teaching notes

    Chapter 2: teaching notes

    Chapter 3: teaching notes

    Chapter 4: teaching notes

    Chapter 5: teaching notes

    Chapter 6: teaching notes

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    Chapter 2

    Travelling rants, lets explore India blog
    Governments Smarttraveller website

    Chapter 5

    Four Strokes of Luck film website

    Chapter 6

    Catch My Disease by Ben Lee
    The Hard Road by Hilltop Hoods
    Holy Grail by Hunters and Collectors
    Waiting for the Sun by Powderfinger
    Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles


    Julie Arnold, Lynda Wall