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Enhanced English Alive

Enhanced English Alive

Enhanced English Alive is a multi-skill course in English that adheres to the guidelines of the National Education Policy,2020. This edition retains the original essence of teaching communicative English using a cross-curricular approach and integrates the essence of NIPUN Bharat guidelines, which extensively deal with foundational literacy. The aim is to motivate learners to read independently, to improve their vocabulary, to develop their critical and creative thinking skills, and enhance their ability to express themselves both verbally and in writing.

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  • Class Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class 7, Class 8
  • Stage Foundational, Preparatory, Middle
  • Mindfulness Warm-up: Activities to help train the students’ minds to be involved in the present moment without getting distracted
  • Reading Comprehension: A good balance of Indian and global selections from a wide range of literary genres that are useful in cross-curricular teaching, followed by factual, inferential, extrapolative, and valuebased questions
  • Summary: A short summary at the end of each text for an easier way of remembering the essence of the text
  • Life Skills and Values: A separate thematic section aimed at character building
  • Vocabulary: Explanations for all new vocabulary topics followed by a variety of exercises
  • Grammar: Grade-appropriate grammar explained using visual models and extensive examples, followed by exercises
  • Listening and Speaking: A wide variety of communicative activities covering pronunciation
  • Writing: A well-graded section with a wide variety of creative and scaffolded writing tasks
  • Activities: A collaborative fun activity after each poem
  • Projects: Well-designed projects covering cross-curricular topics
  • Coursebooks
  • Workbooks
  • Teacher’s Resource Books
  • DigiSuite
  • Multimedia eBooks offer interactive learning with videos, animations, presentations, and audio for better concept comprehension and retention.
  • The audio feature offers a flexible learning experience by allowing students to listen to chapters. It also helps auditory learners and those with reading difficulties comprehend course material easily.
  • Interactive slideshows combine engaging visuals and concise text to help students better grasp concepts.
  • Interactivities engage students through quizzes, games, and more. Active participation leads to better retention of the concepts covered.
  • Animations simplify complex concepts with clear audio and engaging visuals, making it easy for students to understand.
  • Lesson plans offer comprehensive guidance for teachers, including pre-, post-, and while-reading activities, teaching strategies, and learning objectives.
  • Additional worksheets are provided for practice and reinforcements.
  • The question paper generator enables educators to create, organize and assess students’ understanding with a question bank based on Bloom’s taxonomy.

Vijaya Subramaniam, former Vice Principal at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi Kalpakam Chavali, senior teacher at Meridian School, Hyderabad.

Anuradha Telang, Headmistress and HOD of English at Delhi Public School, Bhopal Sujata Aslam, former HOD of English and Foreign languages at The Scindia School, Gwalior.

Sonia Duggal, teacher trainer and ELT materials writer Ruby Bose, teacher at The Heritage School, KolkataSafa Abdul Razak, teacher trainer and ELT materials writer.


Renu Viswanath, former Headmistress at Mother’s International School, New Delh

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