The Spark! series:

The Spark! Wordbank and Workbooks provide a fresh and clear approach to developing basic literacy.

  • Use the Wordbank as a visual language base.

    The Wordbank gives you a clearly illustrated selection of the most frequent and useful language items organised into topic areas, such as people, activities, food, transport, grammar and phonics lists.

  • Activate and develop the language through the Workbooks.

    The Workbooks bring everything together through accessible, engaging and purposeful activities.

Spark! Wordbank

128pp A4 section-sewn
ISBN: 9780975020807
First published 2003,
2nd edition 2008,
reprinted 2010, 2013.

$25
15% discount for 10-packs: $21 each
Postage in Australia: $15 flat rate

Spark! Workbook 1

96pp A4 section-sewn
ISBN: 9780975020852
First published 2003,
2nd edition 2006,
reprinted 2013.

$20
15% discount for 10-packs: $17 each
Postage in Australia: $15 flat rate

Spark! Workbook 2

96pp A4 section-sewn
ISBN: 9780975020814
First published 2003,
2nd edition 2012.


$20
15% discount for 10-packs: $17 each
Postage in Australia: $15 flat rate

Spark! Workbook 3

96pp A4 section-sewn
ISBN: 9780975020869
First published 2003,
2nd edition 2006.


$20
15% discount for 10-packs: $17 each
Postage in Australia: $15 flat rate

Spark! Workbook 4

96pp A4 section-sewn
ISBN: 9780975020821
First published 2003,
2nd edition 2010,
reprinted 2013.

$20
15% discount for 10-packs: $17 each
Postage in Australia: $15 flat rate

Features

  • A Wordbank linked to Workbooks provides the comprehensible input that beginners need
  • Can be used for mixed ages, mixed abilities, ESL, beginning literacy, and special needs students
  • Gives clear and systematic scaffolding
  • Provides an open and inviting layout, clearly signposted and easy for students to navigate
  • Links communicative tasks with literacy and numeracy
  • Moves from everyday language and concepts to curriculum needs
  • Provides clearly focussed instructional language
  • Recycles previous work to build awareness of overall language networks
  • Assists beginning students to revise, consolidate and look forward
  • Gives teachers a core of 30-60 lessons for each Workbook
  • Builds a strong foundation for teachers to take their students' to the next stage
  • Gives parents a clearer idea about their children's pathways and how to help
  • Supports curriculum outcomes for K-6, STLD, ESL Scales, ESL curriculum framework, CSWE, and British Adult ESOL Core Curriculum
  • It works.