• Exam Success, Marina Baeva (Moscow)

    The way to real success.


    A book “Exam Success” is a real addition to every student’s book of any publishers if you desire to pass the exam in English successfully. In this book there are various exercises which are developing different skills in Listening, Reading, Grammar and Vocabulary, Writing and Speaking. Listening has three parts: Matching, Choosing between three-option answers: TRUE, FALSE, NOT STATED, Choosing one of the three options in multiple choice questions. Reading also has three parts: Matching, Inserting clauses into gaps in a text, Multiple choice questions about a text. Grammar and Vocabulary has three parts, too: Correcting forms grammatically, World building, Multiple-choice cloze. Writing has two parts: Informal letter and Opinion essay. Speaking has three units covering useful skills for RSE Speaking: Monologue and Dialogue. Each unit is divided into two sections which teach general skills and apply these skills to the RSE format. Each chapter ends with suggested approach which is useful to build a strategy in preparing for RSE. Exercises are very interesting for teenagers, because they are close to their lives. They are also interesting for teachers, because they are clear to explain, practice and focus students. In this book mechanisms of modern teaching work completely.


    No shortcomings

  • Очень хорошее пособие

    Для страноведения на начальном этапе обучения - незаменимая книга.


    Достоинство этой книги в том, что Macmillan разработал учебное пособие, которое можно использовать не только при уровне Intermediate и выше (как многие другие пособия), но и на этапе обучения, когда уже знаешь не мало, но еще и не много, а именно Pre-Intermediate. Есть возможность познакомить как детей, так и взрослых с историей, обычаями и традициями страны, язык которой они изучают. Книга оформлена очень красочно внутри, что позволяет не только читать, но и отвлечься на пару минут и уделить внимание иллюстрациям. Интересные факты выделены отдельным цветом, что тоже очень здорово и познавательно! Но, и конечно, упражнения в конце книги позволяют собрать воедино всю полученную информацию и посмотреть в каком направлении стоит поработать.


    Единственный недостаток, который отмечен, это история Англии. Не смотря на то, что она написана вкратце, все равно получается объемно и для некоторых читателей немного скучно.

  • Отличный подарок

    Отличный подарок как для деток небольшого возраста, так и для взрослых людей, начинающих погружаться в увлекательный мир английского языка.


    Красочный, ярко проиллюстрированный словарь даёт возможность наглядно выучить слова по популярным темам. Интерактивный диск, который дополняет данную книгу, в игровой форме поможет быстро и интересно выучить лексику. Английский в удовольствие - вот главное достоинство пособия! Ребята с интересом работают на уроке. Всегда ждут новой темы для пополнения своего словарного запаса новыми словами.


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Extra Curriculum

Extra Curriculum


British Universities are not all just about studies. They want to make sure that students have plenty of opportunities to get involved into something they are passionate about, on top of the course. Like sports, games, languages, drawing, singing, drama, etc.

That’s why each University normally has a Students’ Union – an organisation for students, run by students, that helps students have a full and happy life while at University and beyond. Unions run various societies and clubs where students can meet people who share their interests, organise events, protect student’s rights and interests, provide student support.


MMU Students’ Union, for example, has more than 70 societies, including First Love, Gardening, Breakdance, Karting. Societies regularly meet socially and, depending on the interest, organise specific activities – competitions, lessons, volunteering, etc. If you can’t find your own passion among the existing societies, you can always start your own and invite other students to join.

MMU has over 150 sport clubs (across two campuses), including Male and Female Football and Rugby, Swimming, Dance, Mountaineering, Equestrian. You can also start your own club if you can’t find your sport. Sport usually is taken seriously, clubs organise proper tournaments and enter national competitions with other Universities.


Student's Union is also a place. MMU is proud of its brand new Union building, home to a bar, pub, shop, advice centre, event space and various other student essentials. It is also where you’ll find full-time student officers who are elected each year by the student body to run the Union and represent the its interests locally and nationally.


In the beginning of each study year, the Union organises a Fresher’s Fair, where new students can meet the societies and clubs and learn about what they do. Here they can also join the societies.


Read the article in Russian: Внеклассные занятия

Об авторе

Anna Glinkina

Anna Glinkina

student at Manchester School of Art, Final Year, BA (Hons) Fine Art       


Previous Education: Philology (English literature and linguistics), Moscow State Lomonosov University; Trinity College, Dublin