The English-language skills acquired at school level often determine children’s future academic success and effectiveness in social interaction. With a comprehensive learning package of language skills, Real English trains school learners to use English confidently for academic purposes and real-life communication.
Main features of the series are:
The pedagogic approach in Real English was formulated after long and close research on learning situations inside and outside the classroom to help learners achieve both functional knowledge of the English language and a theoretical understanding of its structures. The lessons incorporate core value elements like national identity, tolerance, women’s empowerment, ethical conduct and protection of the environment, drawing upon the National Curriculum Framework of 2005.
The Real English package consists of Coursebooks 1-8, Read and Enjoy Supplementary Readers (included in the coursebooks for classes 1-5 and provided separately for classes 6-8), Workbooks 1-8, audio CDs (available separately on request), and Teacher’s Guides.
About the Author:
The late Brinder Aulakh was a teacher trainer and materials producer. She developed materials for teaching phonetics, grammar and methodology for primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Her publications include Teaching Nursery Rhymes and A Remedial Grammar for Primary School Teachers and numerous articles on ELT. She was a director of the Regional Institute of English, Chandigarh. Her qualifications included M.A. English (Delhi), M.A. Linguistics (Delhi), M.A. Applied Linguistics (Reading, UK), M.Phil. (Semiotics, Paris), B.Ed. (Punjab), PGCTE (CIEFL, Hyderabad), PGDTE (CIEFL, Hyderabad), Cert. English Language (Rajasthan & British Council), Cert. Linguistics Statistics and ELT (UGC & Mysore).