systematic wrote:As a language teacher you will know that the traditional levels you mentioned are standard international terms, often based on the EU Threshold Levels, and that texbooks are designed at these levels for different target learners from Young Learners, Teens, Young Adults, and mature Students.
The syllabusses of books of all publishers are closely matched in these respects and a change of texbook series at the passage from one level to another is absolutely possible, but not necessarily recommended if the students were happy with the series.
Visit the websites of major publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Longman to learn more.
New Interchange, is, according to the publisher, the world’s most successful series for adult and young adult learners. I have used Interchange, but the book is not one of my favourites. Depending on what your students prefer and if you prefer to teach British English, you may like to examine othe titles by CUP, or even look at the catalogues of Oxford University Press and Longman.Visit the websites of major publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Longman to learn more.
wildfk wrote:I need to relate my school's students to some sort of international grading level.For instance How can I relate books in one series to another..e.g. Interchange series to Elementary, Pre-intermediate, intermediate and Upper intermediate???
wildfk wrote:Unfortunately...I've found that changing from interchange to other books this correlation didn't work....a recent example was International Express which involved a far higher level of ability.
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