Garnet Education

New Skills in English: Level 1
Workbook with audio CDs

By Terry Phillips and Anna Phillips

New Skills in English: Level 1
Mixed media product - Workbook with audio CDs, 174 pages £15.00
Published: 28th February 2011
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ISBN: 9781859644928
Format: 280mm x 210mm
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Category: The New Skills in English Course
Level: Intermediate
IELTS: 4.0 to 5.0

Series: New Skills in English

New Skills in English: Level 1 Workbook

Do you need English in your studies?

Then you need the New Skills in English Course.

The course builds the skills required for lectures, tutorials, reading research and written assignments in English.

Now with fantastic, extensive online resources at

Listening skills include:

  • waiting for definitions
  • understanding signpost language
  • predicting the next word from context
  • predicting content from linking words
  • note-taking

Speaking skills include:

  • organizing a talk
  • taking turns
  • giving a talk with slides
  • taking part in a tutorial
  • checking sounds in a dictionary

Reading skills include:

  • using co-text to prepare to read
  • word-attack skills
  • finding and using topic sentences
  • looking for examples
  • transferring information
  • finding information  quickly

Writing skills include:

  • gathering and recording information
  • organizing information into paragraphs
  • using chronological markers
  • referring to tables and figures

The New Skills in English Course prepares students for entry into English-medium study. It is also ideal for students who wish to improve their scores in skill-based examinations for university entry requirements, such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Rather than focusing on exam preparation, the New Skills in English Course teaches the necessary skills as part of a systematic programme of language development.

Go to for fantastic, free student resources to practise, and improve on your skills. Resources include practice activities for: vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening and speaking.

Did you know? The course is also available as separate Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing courses.

Accompanying Course Book (with audio DVD and DVD) and Teacher's Book also available.


Theme 1: Education
Theme 2: Psychology and sociology
Theme 3: Work and business
Theme 4: Science and nature
Theme 5: The physical world
Theme 6: Culture and civilization
Theme 7: Technology
Theme 8: Arts and media
Theme 9: Sports and leisure
Theme 10: Nutrition and health

Publication Details:

 Mixed media product - Workbook with audio CDs, 174 pages
 280mm x 210mm
Contains black and white tables and illustrations

BIC Code:
 Garnet Education


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