Oxford Progressive English Book 4
- A carefully graded syllabus to give children a solid foundation in English
- Student Learning Outcomes taken from the National Curriculum of both the UK and Pakistan
- A balanced approach to speaking and listening skills, reading,
- vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, and guided writing
- A phonic approach to the teaching of reading
- Lively, beautifully-illustrated reading texts that contextualize new language in a variety of genres
- Extensive notes and ideas for further activities in the Teaching GuidesNew features:
- New or revised reading texts
- Extra reading and extension work for more able pupils
- Professionally made audio-recordings of all phonic tables, reading texts, and songs
- Introduction of simple grammatical terms and dictionary work
- Updated references to modern technology and science
- Quarterly formative assessments in the Students’ Books
- A summative end-of-year test in the Teaching Guide
- A brief introduction for teachers at the beginning of the Student’s Books
- Brief notes for the teacher at the back of the Student’s Books
The Oxford Progressive English Book 4 (Second Edition) is a textbook designed for Kindergarten students to learn English as a first language. It’s written by Eleanor Watts and published by Oxford University Press.
Here’s what I found about the book:
- Carefully graded syllabus: Provides a solid foundation in English through gradual progression in difficulty.
- Alignment with curriculum: Aligns with both the UK and Pakistani National Curriculum for Kindergarten English.
- Balanced skills development: Focuses on speaking and listening, reading, vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, and guided writing.
- Phonic approach to reading: Teaches reading through sound-letter relationships.
- Engaging reading texts: Features lively and beautifully-illustrated texts across various genres to contextualize new language.
- Extensive teacher support: Offers detailed teaching guides with notes, activity ideas, and assessments.
- Updated content: Includes new or revised reading texts, extension activities for advanced learners, modern references, and audio recordings of all phonic tables, reading texts, and songs.
Overall, the Oxford Progressive English Book 4 (Second Edition) seems like a comprehensive and engaging resource for teaching young children English as a first language. If you’re interested in learning more about the book, here are some resources: