Gateway to Success

Gateway to Success C1 Student's Book + Webcode

Gateway to Success C1 Student

Dave Spencer

English Type:
British English

Gateway to Success is an academically rich five-level general English course designed to lead teenage students to success in school-leaving/university entrance examinations, and prepare them for university and the world of work.

Key Features

  •  Topic-based units - based around school-leaving exam topics and topics addressing the concerns of the age group: going to college/university; future careers; literature; politics; travel; the world we live in; content-based texts from other subjects e.g. ecology, law, science
  •  Exam preparation - exam style practice activities throughout the unit with exam and study skills tips.
  •  Gateway to Exams sections after every 2 units will practice ‘new’ language and have a cumulative element; recycling language from all previous units. Assessment will direct students to revision or extension in the WB.
  •  Extended study skills and exam skills section at the back of the book connected to hints and tips in the units.
  •  Authentic texts - or texts appearing to be authentic - will be longer/more weighty than in current young adult courses which are used in this segment – activities (grammar and skills) will fully exploit texts.
  •  CLICK (Cross-curricular, Literature and International Cultural Knowledge) pages blend market need for content-based, cross-curricular and literary/non-literary texts into one section and will work on integrated skills.
  • (Cross-promote with Macmillan Readers, Macmillan Readers student facing website, Macmillan Literature Collections)
  •  Grammar - Approach to grammar will be inductive and grammar will be taught in context.
  • (Cross promote with MEGIC)
  •  Each unit will end with a Language reference and revision pages with grammar/vocabulary reference pages and revision exercises.
  •  Developing Writing and Developing Speaking pages with staged activities and models will help students prepare and present key skills more effectively.
  •  Active role of the learners will be highlighted throughout. 'Can Do' Progress Checks at the end of every 2 units; interactive web activities can be marked and monitored by the students (and sent to the teacher); study skills focus.
  •  Vocabulary features will help students build and extend their vocabulary - bespoke Gateway dictionary for each level in the back of each WB, Developing Vocabulary sections throughout SB and WB, Word Booster activities on CLICK spreads, interactive wordlist self-study tool on Gateway Online. All vocabulary features are heavily branded to cross promote MED.
  •  Content-rich course website containing hundreds of interactive activities for students, videos, games, a Macmillan Reader for each level, an interactive wordlist for each level and a bank of extra resources for teachers

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