Mr.Mustapha Louznadji had many years of experience as a teacher of English at the secondary education before graduated Inspector of National Education . Since then he had extensive and varied experience of language teaching; teacher - education and development, textbook-writer, textbooks-assessor, and has contributed seminars, pre-service teacher training, conferences as well as professional journals.
He was granted the first Outstanding Achievement Award in 2009 and he is listed among the teacher heroes in the My Hero Project
‘ English, Open Doors ’
has been especially designed to appeal to students at the Secondary
Education. It provides intensive skills through a variety of activities
designed to maximise students involvement and motivation.
‘ English, Open Doors ’
is intended to provide students with convenient, well-structured
materials to teaching English. From motivating introductory questions
to challenging activities, it suggests a step – by - step plan to ensure successful learning.
‘ English, Open Doors ’
comprises thirteen units which contain a variety of topics of current
interest, ranging from ‘ The Challenges of the UN ’ to ‘ Racial
Discrimination ’ and ‘ The English Language ’ , ‘ Youth and World
Problems ’ to ‘ Medical Sciences ’ ,
‘ Technology ’, ‘ Leisure and Entertainment ’ and ‘ Employment ’.
Each unit in ‘ English , Open Doors ’ focuses on a specific theme and consists of the following sections :
’ : interesting facts, proverbs, quotations, sayings and pictures are
included to introduce the lesson and motivate class discussion.
‘ Comprehension ’ : is
aimed at reading comprehension and consists of texts, newspaper
articles, interviews, letters and a variety of activities related both
to the reading passage and vocabulary items. The high-interest content
makes the subject more interesting, more practical and more readable.
‘ Mastery of Language ’ : contains activities designed for further practice at the level of mechanics, morphology, syntax, discourse as well as pronunciation points.
Here are some types activities included in these sub-sections:
v Supplying capitals and punctuation
v Spotting the wrong capitals
v Deriving nouns, adjectives and verbs
v Giving opposites of words by keeping the same root
v Dividing words into roots and affixes
v Adding a prefix or / and a suffix to a given root word
v Making questions that the underlined words answer
v Combining two sentences with the connectors provided
v Paraphrasing with clues given or with no clues given
v Supplying the appropriate tense
v Fill in the gaps with words provided or with no words provided
v Matching questions and answers
v Reordering words, sentences or paragraphs
v Supplying the missing words
v Deleting the unnecessary words
Pronunciation points :
v Classifying the final ‘ s ’ / ‘ ed ’ according to the appropriate pronunciation
v Classifying words according to the number of their syllables
v Classifying or dividing words according to the stressed syllables
‘ How much do you know
?’ : reviews the major concepts covered in each unit. The reviews are
cumulative. They include activities and the most important language
points taught. The reviews are used as ‘ test ’ to indicate the degree
to which students have mastered the materials in the appropriate unit.
They can also be used as diagnostic tools to determine which language
points areas need attention.
‘ Class Discussion
’ : provides activities for creative role play, generally in the form
of a group discussion and then class discussion or problem-solving
activities. It is encouraged through the use of pictures, quotations
and proverbs. It encourages students to make judgements and select from
Class Discussion ’ gives the opportunity to students to express
themselves in real world situations, exchange ideas, take notes and
therefore be ready for any while-activity phase.
‘ Written Expression
’ : combines both guided and free writing. The emphasis in teaching
writing is to make students use the previously learned materials,
express themselves with reasonable accuracy, and develop confidence and
a sense of power over the language.
‘ Need to Know
’ : takes students beyond the core text materials. Included are
biographies of famous scientists for example, fantastic facts,
interesting information about a particular subject and more.
‘ Reading for Leisure
: includes very interesting texts, poems and songs… It allows students
to know more about the subject and sheer pleasure and excitement by the
easy-to-read nature of the different materials.
Most importantly, ‘ English, Open Doors ’
offers a framework for teachers who lack training and support. The hope
is that such teachers, either beginners or experienced, will begin by
following the steps of a unit as they are stated in the book but, as
their confidence increases, they will adapt and add materials that will
meet their students’ needs, abilities and motivation.
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The unit in this book includes:
- Reading Comprehension.
- Grammar and Practice
- How much do you know?
- Written Expression
- Class Discussion.
- Need to know
- Level of Education : 3rd year LMD
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