Scene is a new English series that gives innovative, pragmatic help for pupils to develop their language skills. Scene is accessible and adaptable to the interests of teachers and pupils. With exercises at different levels, there is something for every pupil. Scene encourages teenagers to speak and communicate in real-life situations. The materials provide teachers with practical tools for inspiring teaching, with differentiated instruction for every classroom group.
Scene and the new curriculum
This textbook contains six chapters on the themes of: home, family, leisure, food, school, Finland from a foreigner’s perspective, and travel. The subjects are presented in a way that appeals to teenagers. The text types include blog entries, newspaper articles, presentations, quizzes, travel diaries and book extracts. Pupils learn about the cultures of the USA, UK, Australia, the Caribbean and Canada.Read more
Action! – Work together and let your creativity flow.
Go online – Put down the textbook and use authentic sources.
Show and tell – Share your own experiences and ideas that are important to you.
Get this! – Practise key grammar structures orally and using inductive reasoning.
How am I doing? – Regular, concrete evaluation of pupils’ skills development.
FlexiText – There’s no reason to be bored. Pupils can work individually or in groups with the FlexiText and its related tasks.
Look inside! (in Finnish)Read more
Scene 2 is about film, music, games and the media. Pupils will consider their own identities and friendships. Comics, caricatures, news reports and statistics are some of the text types used in this level. Pupils will gain new perspectives on different aspects of culture and learn about Wales, Scotland and Ireland, as well as English as a lingua franca.
The focus shifts to the future. Themes addressed in this book are work and study, society, travel and environmental protection.