Framework First: Introducing Academic Writing and Critical Thinking Student?s Book
by Harrison, Richard Published by Canford Publishing
Framework First: Introducing Academic Writing and Critical Thinking is a new pre-intermediate level of the popular course book - Framework. This new lower level includes:
Writing skills: Organising paragraphs; the writing process; academic style; giving opinions; describing a graph; describing devices/machines; describing past events
Critical thinking: Academic values; asking questions; checking facts; reasons and evidence; 'lazy thinking'; the scientific method; 'thinking about thinking'
Language: Sentence building; cohesion in a paragraph; types of clause; language of science; passive sentences; past/present tenses; expressing the future; linking words
Vocabulary building: Prefixes; word families; antonyms and synonyms; participles
Academic and general interest topics: Advertising; natural and man-made disasters; production processes; innovations (drones, electric cars, home robots); biographies
Level: Framework First is a pre-intermediate course aimed at: IELTS - 4 to 5 and CEFR - A2 to B1
Components: Student's Book and Teacher's Guide.