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Upstream course books

Unread postby ikonographics » 09 Aug 2010, 14:35

Hi,
I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the Upstream series. I'm busy comparing course content for the TESOL diploma I'm working on and it seems cover grammar much faster than other courses.
Any input and opinions on the course would be appreciated.
Thanks.

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Re: Upstream course books

Unread postby Alex Case » 10 Aug 2010, 13:01

Do you mean the ones by Express Publishing?

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Re: Upstream course books

Unread postby ikonographics » 11 Aug 2010, 17:54

Yes, the ones by Express Publishing.

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Re: Upstream course books

Unread postby Alex Case » 13 Aug 2010, 13:48

Like most (and possibly even more than most) Primary textbooks, any peculiarities can be explained by the syllabi of the various school boards that they are expecting to buy them. I'm starting to wonder the reason for having "cousin" in unit 2 of my present book for beginners (taught with a picture flashcard, no less!) is again exactly that


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