Taking Off: Beginning English - Literacy Workbook Audio CD

9780072860948: Taking Off: Beginning English - Literacy Workbook Audio CD

Taking Off is a four-skills, standards-based program for low-beginning adult ESL students. Picture dictionary art pages teach life skills vocabulary in a clear and visual way. The gradual pace of the course instills confidence in students as they establish a solid foundation in the basics of English.


  • Four-skills foundation course prepares true beginners for Contemporary English Book 1 and other popular adult ESL series
  • Activities correlated to CASAS, SCANS, EFF, and other key standards prepare students to master a broad range of critical competencies
  • Picture dictionary art pages highlight life skills vocabulary in engaging, real-life contexts
  • Listening preparation activities help students develop speaking and writing skills in a low-anxiety environment
  • In the Community lessons introduce critical EL/Civics topics
  • A Numbers page in each unit helps build numeracy skills for basic math work


  • Student Book
  • Workbook
  • Literacy Workbook
  • Teacher's Edition
  • Audiocassettes
  • Audio CD
  • Color Transparencies

This literacy workbook with audio CD is designed to accompany the student book.

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