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  • Pearson Longman

    NSS EXAM SERIES 2010

  • The heads of Universities Committee (HUCOM) has

    announced that the minimum English Standard of

    university entrants is

    Level 3 !

  • HKDSE Exam Practice ● Complete Exam Practice for the HKDSE 1‒5

    Skills Building ● Skills Books 6‒8

    Language Enrichment ● Electives Books 9‒13

    Basic Language Training ● Theme Books 14 ● SBA Books 15 ● Grammar Books 15

  • SKILLS BUILDING MATERIALS

    HKDSE EXAM PRACTICE

    Offers 2 levels o f

    difficulty to truly cater

    for learner diversi ty

    Newsignature titles for the HKDSE

    2010Edition

  • ● 2 graded series ● 8 complete sets of practice papers for Papers 1‒4 ● Content analysed against the HKDSE Level Descriptors ● Content graded against the latest HKDSE sample papers at progressive levels of difficulty ● A separate Reading Passages booklet with authentic texts for Paper 1 ● Questions for all 8 Electives in each Paper 2

    ● A separate Data Files booklet for Paper 3

    ● 10 Individual Response questions for each Paper 4 ● Full teacher’s support, including separate Teacher’s Booklets for each paper that comprise Standards-Referenced Reporting-based analyses of questions, tasks and model answers,

    and suggested cut scores ● E-books ● Audio CDs

    Exclusive

    Exclusive

    Exclusive

    Exclusive

    Exclusive

    Essential final

    preparation

    for the HKDSE

    HKDSE EXAM PRACTICE Complete Exam Practice for the HKDSE

    1

  • User-friendly Teacher’s Booklets provide a detailed overview of each paper.

    Helpful for seeing how your students might perform in

    an actual HKDSE exam Extract from Longman Elect Complete Exam Practice for the HKDSE Set 1 Teacher’s Booklet Paper 3 Overview

    See the key features of each paper at a glance.

    For example:

    Situation Number of tasks Range of listening skills

    in Part A Writing types in Part BCompare the

    level of each paper with that of the HKDSE sample.

    For example:

    Set 1, Paper 3 is pitched at HKDSE level.

    See the cut scores for converting marks into an overall level of performance.

    For example:

    A student received 46 marks in Part A and 35 marks in Part B Section 2. His overall % and expected level:

    = 78% / Level 4 attained

    Part BPart A

    2

    ( x100) + ( x100) 4651 35 53

    HKDSE EXAM PRACTICE Complete Exam Practice for the HKDSE

    2

  • All papers feature questions / tasks analysed against skills descriptors.

    Paper 1 papers feature authentic texts from:  SCMP

     Newsweek

     Time

     McClatchy-Tribune

     BC Magazine

     The American Prospect

     The Christian Science Monitor

     Spectator

     National Wildlife

    Question format

    Level

    Tips on how to tackle the question

    Extract from Longman Activate Complete Exam Practice Teacher’s Edition Set 1 Paper 1, Question-Answer Book, p. 11

    Skill being tested

    3

  • Essential to support the writing of GOOD ESSAYS

    Paper 3 papers all include audio CD featuring:

    ● a range of accents, including … ● progressive speeds

    English

    Irish Scottish

    American Australian

    Longman Elect Longman Activate

    Sets 1–4 HKDSE speed Slower than HKDSE speed

    Sets 5–8 Faster than HKDSE HKDSE speed speed

    2 extra online practice HKDSE speed papers

    Paper 2 papers all feature model answers and descriptor-based analyses for Part A and for all 8 Part B questions.

    HKDSE EXAM PRACTICE Complete Exam Practice for the HKDSE

    4

  • Incomparable E-support for HKDSE exam practice

    All-in-one E-books Companion websites Online support materials include:

    ● 2 extra sets of practice papers at HKDSE level of difficulty (for teachers only)

    Paper 4 papers all feature: ● mark sheets and model answers for Part A and all 10 Part B questions. ● descriptor-based analyses for Part A and one Part B question. ● audio recordings of model answers for Part A and one Part B question.

    Longman Activate NSS Speaking Skills Book provides additional speaking support: ● roles cards for Part A ● suggestions for

    answering all 10 questions in Part B

    5

  • SKILLS BUILDING Skills Books

    All books feature descriptor-based arrangement of skills to ensure progressive and effective skills building.

    2010Edition

    Longman Elect NSS Reading and Listening Skills Books cover skills up to Level 5.

    Contents pages of Longman Elect NSS Reading Skills Book

    Indicates associated levels of the HKDSE Descriptors

    Example: ‘Evaluating views and attitudes’ and ‘Understanding figurative language’ are Level 5 required skills.

    6

  • All books feature descriptor-based arrangement of skills to ensure progressive and effective skills building.

    Longman Activate NSS Reading and Listening Skills Books cover skills up to Level 4.

    Contents pages of Longman Activate NSS Reading Skills Book

    Example: ‘Following the development of an argument’ and ‘Identifying the main theme or ideas of a text’ are Level 4 required skills.

    Offers 2 levels o f

    difficulty to truly cater

    for learner diversi ty

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  • Questions and tasks are in line with HKDSE formats.

    Incomparable E-support for the Skills Books

    The Reading Skills Books cover … text types such as: ● Listings and postings ● Poems ● Reviews and editorials

    question formats such as: ● Pictures, charts and diagrams ● Proofreading ● True / False / Not stated

    The Listening Skills Books cover … task types such as: ● Amending texts ● Completing charts and graphs ● Filling in forms

    writing types such as: ● Letters to the editor ● Proposals ● Reports

    The Writing Skills Books cover … text types such as: ● Leaflets ● Problem-solution essays ● Reviews

    writing purposes such as: ● Expressing views ● Recounting events ● Giving descriptions

    The Speaking Skills Books cover … SBA skills such as: ● Talking about your experiences ● Reflecting on your learning ● Talking about print and non-print fiction ● Talking about print and non-print non-fiction

    communicative functions such as: ● Discussing and reporting ● Persuading

    All-in-one E-books Companion websites

    Online support materials include:

    For teachers For students ● 8 sets of mock papers for Reading Skills ● 4 sets of mock papers for Reading Skills ● 8 sets of mock papers for Writing Skills ● 4 sets of mock papers for Writing Skills ● 8 sets of mock papers for Listening Skills ● 4 sets of mock papers for Listening Skills ● 8 sets of mock papers for Speaking Skills ● 4 sets of mock papers for Speaking Skills

    SKILLS BUILDING Skills Books

    8

  • LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT Electives Books

    Choose from a complete set of all 8 electives in 2 levels.

    Truly catering for learner diversity

    Longman Elect NSS Electives Books

    Longman Activate NSS Electives Books

    Each elective book comes with a Learner’s Journal.

    FREE

    Helping students to reflect and expand on their learning

    Non-Language Arts Non-Language Arts

    Language Arts Language Arts

    Ideal revision notes for SBA preparation

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  • Tasks include a wide variety of writing and oral outcomes. Writing tasks and activities in Longman Elect and Longman Activate NSS Electives Books

    Oral tasks and activites in Longman Elect and Longman Activate NSS Electives Books

    Creative writing

    Reviews

    Reports

    Overviews

    Articles

    Letters

    Leaflets

    Portfolio introductions

    Others

    Short Stories ● short story

    ● short story ● storytelling

    performance

    ● plot diagram ● character profile

    card ● setting description ● paragraphs

    featuring elements of a short story

    ● storyboard and note cards

    Poems and Songs ● acrostic ● shape poem ● limerick ● grammar poem ● haiku ● free verse poem ● music video

    ● letter of advice

    ● reflection on a poem ● commentary on a

    poem ● analysis of a poem ● rewriting a song

    Drama ● script for a

    one-act play

    ● overview of a play

    ● plot outline ● production

    plan ● working script

    Popular Culture ● photo essay ● comic strip ● advice column ● advertisement

    ● TV drama series

    ● short survey report

    Social Issues

    ● survey report

    ● school magazine article

    ● letter to the editor

    ● definition of a social issue

    ● diagrams presenting causes, effects and solutions

    ● observation study form

    ● survey questionnaire

    Workplace Comm

    ● report on a brand

    ● overview of an industry

    ● business emails ● memo ● proposal