Framework First - Academic Writing and Critical Thinking

Student's Book

Author : Richard Harrison

is a lower level of the course book - Framework. This new level includes:

  • Writing skills:  Organising paragraphs;the writing process; academic style;giving opinions; describing a graph; describing devices/machines; describing past events
  • Critical thinking: Asking questions; checking facts; academic values; giving reasons;‘lazy thinking’;using evidence; the scientific method;‘thinking about thinking’
  • Language: Sentence building;cohesion in a paragraph; types of clause; language of science; past/present tenses; passive sentences;expressing the future; linking words
  • Vocabulary building: Prefixes; word families; synonyms and antonyms; participles
  • Academic and general interest topics: Advertising; natural and man-made disasters; perfume; innovations (drones, electric cars domestic robots); biographies
  • Level:  Framework First is a course aimed at:           IELTS - 4 to 5,   CEFR - A2 to B1


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