Study Skills Success
The eight units of STUDY SKILLS Success are: reading, writing, speaking, listening, research, visuals, grammar and vocabulary. Each unit begins with presentation and input activities and progresses to practice exercises, and most units include extension activities on the integrated website at www.IELTSpractice.com.
There are more than 100 activities. These include:
listening to a lecture and completing notes;
planning and writing a timed discussion essay;
going online to develop an evaluation checklist for academic websites
On installation you can choose between the International version and the North American version. The International version includes a range of accents from Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the US and Canada and has an IELTS tie-in feature in the skills units. The North American version includes only North American voices and has no specific IELTS support.
The topics used in the program are academic and accessible to the non-specialist. Much use is made of authentic materials including articles and extracts from New Scientist, National Statistics website, The New York Times, The Week, BUAV website and many more.
STUDY SKILLS Success comes with an integrated authoring program so you can add your own activities designed for your students' specific needs. Additionally there is a Results Manager enabling you to view student activity.
Pentium, Win 98/NT/2000/ME/XP, 600x800 full color screen, Network compatible
Online STUDY SKILLS Success is available with or without Learner Tracking License.