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New Exploring English

New Exploring English

This revised edition of Exploring English is a multi-skill course that focuses on all aspects of language learning to help learners develop communicative competence. The syllabus for the series is designed to meet the requirements of the latest National Curriculum Framework. It offers high-quality English language materials to CBSE schools with clearly defined learning objectives.



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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
  • Reading and Comprehension cover a wide range of classic, contemporary and original texts by Indian and international authors, for developing key comprehension skills
  • Vocabulary and Language skills encourage the use of dictionaries and enrich the learner’s language
  • Grammar builds language proficiency through a variety of graded tasks to ensure progressive learning
  • Listening and Speaking tasks hone active listening skills and build confidence in speaking English fluently
  • Writing tasks challenge the learners to explore new ways of expressing themselves creatively
  • Project and Life skills pages encourage group work and aid in formative assessment
  • The clear and accessible layout and design facilitates learning
  • Coursebook 1-8
  • Workbook 1-8
  • Literature Reader 3-8
  • Teachers Manual 1-8
  • Collins DigiSuite 1-8
  • 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.

Dr Usha Ram, Associate Director, DPS World Foundation, is the Series Editor for Books 1 to 5. She has been an esteemed member of the CBSE Governing Body of the Board for many years.

Dr K. Padmini Shankar is a Professor in the Department of ESL Studies at the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. She has taught at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels for over two decades. Her research interests include classroom-based research, teacher training and development, and teaching young learners.

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