New Hotline is a revised edition of Hotline, the highly successful English course for teenagers. New Hotline retains al l the strengths of the original course reinforced and updated with the addition of new and improved features. The four-level course may be started at beginner level (New Hotline Starter) or false beginner level (New Hotline Elementary). New Hotline will take students to an intermediate level of English. Its key features are: a loopback syllabus. The course incorporates extensive recycling and revision of language, ensuring that what is studied is learnt, remembered and easily recalled when needed.
a grammar-based analytical approach. Grammar is treated as a problem-solving activity and students are treated as thinkers who are guided to work out the rules of grammar for themselves. A clear and comprehensive Grammar reference section is provided for reinforcement. Skills work. All the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking are covered. project work. Through project work students are given the opportunity to talk and write about their life and to relate language to their own experience and aspirations.
cross-cultural and cross-curricular studies. Students are encouraged to compare their own language and culture to that of English and the world of English speakers. Topics from other school subjects are introduced to integrate language studies with other subjects in the curriculum. Learner training. Through a variety of activities including the learning to learn sections, a learning diary, self-checks and project work students are guided towards good learning strategies and encouraged to accept responsibility for their own learning. The Student's Book for each level is accompanied by a Teacher's Book, a Workbook, and a set of two audio cassettes. The Teacher's Book contains detailed lesson notes, keys to the Student's Book and Workbook activities, tape scripts, and end of unit tests. The Workbook contains additional practice material related to all the sections of the Student's Book. The cassettes provide recordings for the listening and pronunciation activities and for the end of unit tests. The reading texts are also recorded.