Using a variety of materials – from short conversations to longer lectures and clips from radio and TV – the Listening Power series targets the listening skills that students need inside and outside the classroom.
Language Focus teaches the features of spoken English, for example Wh-questions, Yes/No and alternative questions, contractions, numbers and letters, and time expressions
Comprehension Focus covers essential listening skills such as understanding the topic, listening for details, finding main ideas, and making inferences
Listening for Pleasure uses audio material from movies, TV, radio, and recorded storytelling to help students grasp meaning via tone of voice, sentence stress, and reduced forms
Effective Note-taking (in Levels 2 and 3) reinforces skills like writing down key words, using abbreviations and symbols, and separating important ideas from
Teacher’s Pack includes guidelines and suggestions as well as unit quizzes, audio scripts, and answer keys