Hot Spot

Hot Spot

A motivating course with an ambitious syllabus that provides the perfect ‘bridge to Secondary’ – available in levels 1-5.

  • A fun and engaging topic-based course that makesthe most of the growing identity of the pre-teenage and teenage learners through motivating texts and stories, and lively illustrations and photography.
  • A transparent grammar syllabus which progresses steadily throughout the course, encouraging a discovery approach before practising and then personalising the grammar.
  • ‘Check your English’ activities at the end of every lesson encourage learners to take responsibility for their language learning in line with the Common European Framework.
  • Grammar references and further practice can be found in the illustrated grammar summary at the back of the Student’s Book.
  • Pronunciation activities in every module focus on common pronunciation problems using rhythm drills, intonation, stress patterns and vowel sounds.
  • Every ‘extra special’ section contains a mini project that is perfect for homework projects and encourages communicative language.

Components include:

  • Student’s Book with CD-ROM – contains seven theme-based modules each made up of three double-page presentation lessons, a cross-cultural or cross-curricular integrated skills lesson, a ‘can-do’ review section and a fun ‘extra-special’ lesson to end with.
  • Activity Book –¬†plays an important role in consolidating and recycling the language presented in the Student’s Book.
  • Teacher’s Book – has interleaved notes next to each Student’s Book page with comprehensive Teacher’s Notes.
  • Class CDs – contains the audio to accompany the course.
  • Interactive Classroom – digital version of the Student’s Book with embedded clickable interactive activities and integrated audio.