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Complete English for Cambridge Lower Secondary Online Student Book 8

Build vital language skills and challenge learners to think critically.

Series Editor Dean Roberts, Author Tony Parkinson, Author Alan Jenkins, and Author Annabel Charles

Suitable for:  Cambridge Lower Secondary and Checkpoint English learners, aged 11-14.

Price:  £19.50 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-837890-7
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Digital Licence Key: 160 pages

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Ensure your Cambridge students achieve their best at Cambridge Lower Secondary and the Cambridge Checkpoint test, whatever their language ability. Matched to the latest Cambridge syllabus, this step-by-step, stretching approach supports progression to the next stage of their education, including Cambridge IGCSE.


  • Cover all components of the Cambridge syllabus through varied and engaging activities, arranged by theme.
  • Improve language skills with extensive writing, grammar and vocabulary practice.
  • Encourage wider reading and foster a love of literature, using international, age-appropriate fiction.
  • Build learners' confidence with extra speaking and listening activities and targeted assessment support.
  • Use clear scaffolding to support first and additional language learners and lay the foundations for future success at IGCSE and beyond.
  • Online, multi-platform access, compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads, tablets and more.
  • The license is valid until 31 December 2026, for use by a single student or teacher.

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Table of Contents

1 Foodies' delight
Development of writing skills including spelling, sentence construction, punctuation, and stylistic techniques
2 Amazing arts
Development of reading skills including inference, setting, and drama
3 Terrific technology
Development of speaking and listening skills to explain ideas clearly and give presentations
4 Unnatural nature
Non-fiction: Use of imagery, metaphors, and personification
5 Fabulous hobbies

Features and conventions of non-fiction texts
6 Alarming journeys
Features of poetry across different times and cultures
7 Heroic history
Myths and legends from different cultures
8 Exciting escapades
Contemporary fiction: Introducing stories and characters
9 Tremendous television
Non-fiction: Features of articles and letters
Reading: Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis
Language and literacy reference