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Longman Activate NSS Skills Books

 
 

Appropriate Level:

Secondary 4–6


    Author(s):

    Gary Hill, John Potter, Chris Gray, Jeremy Lanaway, Rebecca Poles, Jane Short, Paula Siddle, Freya Simpson Giles


      Brief Description:

      Building on the themes covered in the Longman Activate NSS Theme Book, the Longman Activate NSS Skills Books provide students with comprehensive teaching and practice of all the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) they will need to succeed in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) English Language examination. The skills are introduced and practised in self-contained sections, and consolidated in both exam practice and self-assessment tasks.



      Features:

      1. Longman Activate NSS Reading Skills Book:

        • clear and concise analyses of key text types
        • comprehensive coverage of key descriptor-based reading skills
        • systematic coverage of all the major question formats
        • exam practice in line with the latest sample papers


      2. Longman Activate NSS Writing Skills Book:

        • comprehensive coverage of key descriptor-based writing skills
        • clear and concise introductions to key writing purposes
        • systematic coverage of the major writing text types
        • exam practice in line with the latest sample papers


      3. Longman Activate NSS Listening Skills Book:

        • comprehensive coverage of key descriptor-based listening skills
        • clear and concise introductions to the major listening task types
        • systematic coverage of key integrated skills
        • detailed analyses of the major writing types
        • exam practice in line with the latest sample papers


      4. Longman Activate NSS Speaking Skills Book:

        • comprehensive coverage of key interaction and presentation skills for SBA
        • a systematic focus on the categories for SBA Part A and the modules for SBA Part B
        • complete coverage of the communicative functions for SBA and Paper 4
        • comprehensive coverage of key descriptor-based speaking skills for Paper 4 Parts A and B
        • systematic coverage of key communication skills for Paper 4
        • exam practice in line with the latest sample papers


      Components:

      i. Longman Activate NSS Reading Skills Book:


      For students

      • a Student Book
      • a Reading Texts Booklet
      • a companion website (with online resource materials)
      • 4 complimentary mock papers


      ii. Longman Activate NSS Writing Skills Book:


      For students

      • a Student Book
      • a companion website (with online resource materials)
      • 4 complimentary mock papers


      iii. Longman Activate NSS Listening Skills Book:


      For students

      • a Student Book
      • a Data File booklet
      • a companion website (with online resource materials)
      • 4 complimentary mock papers


      iv. Longman Activate NSS Speaking Skills Book:


      For students

      • a Student Book
      • a companion website (with online resource materials)
      • 4 complimentary mock papers


      Components (for Teachers):

      i. Longman Activate NSS Reading Skills Book:


      For teachers

      • a Teacher’s Book
      • an E-book
      • a companion website (with online resource materials and answer keys)
      • 8 complimentary test papers


      ii. Longman Activate NSS Writing Skills Book:


      For teachers

      • a Teacher’s Book
      • an E-book
      • a companion website (with online resource materials and answer key)
      • 8 complimentary test papers


      iii. Longman Activate NSS Listening Skills Book:


      For teachers

      • a Teacher’s Book
      • an E-book
      • audio CDs (featuring speakers with a variety of English accents)
      • a companion website (with online resource materials and answer keys)
      • 8 complimentary test papers


      iv. Longman Activate NSS Speaking Skills Book:


      For teachers

      • a Teacher’s Book
      • an E-book (with model videos)
      • audio CDs
      • a companion website (with online resource materials and answer keys)
      • 8 complimentary test papers


      ISBN:

      1. Longman Activate NSS Reading Skills Book: 9789880067044
      2. Longman Activate NSS Writing Skills Book: 9789880067051
      3. Longman Activate NSS Listening Skills Book: 9789880067068
      4. Longman Activate NSS Speaking Skills Book: 9789880067075


      Companion Website:

      http://nss.activate.ilongman.com/