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My English Garden

author: Shalu Mehra, Shobha Shivnani

Supporting Material: Available

My English Garden is an innovative course comprising course books and workbooks for Classes 1-8. The course caters to the needs of the learners and facilitators through its constructivist approach. It blends the principles of communicative language teaching with a functional approach to grammar through task-based learning. Through their simple, lucid and visually appealing presentation of content, the books make language acquisition effortless and engrossing for learners.

About Author

Coursebook 1 and 2
Shalu Mehra (ELT Consultant with British Council)
Coursebook 3 to 5
Shobha Shivnani (DPS, Vasant Kunj)
Series Editor
Dr Vijaya (English and Foreign Languages University, Lucknow)

About the Series

My English Garden is an innovative course comprising course books and workbooks for Classes 1-8. The course caters to the needs of the learners and facilitators through its constructivist approach. It blends the principles of communicative language teaching with a functional approach to grammar through task-based learning. Through their simple, lucid and visually appealing presentation of content, the books make language acquisition effortless and engrossing for learners.

Salient Features

Salient Features of the Coursebook

  • elections are a perfect blend of literary classics as well as contemporary and age-appropriate texts with inclusive, diverse and relevant themes with nearly 60% being original works or translations by Indian authors.
  • Getting Started prepares learners for the lesson through full-page activity-based warm-ups for prose chapters and short warm-ups for poems.
  • On-page glossary includes picture gloss for difficult words, and encourages the learner to arrive at contextual meanings.
  • Authors include canonical authors, both Indian and foreign, as well as contemporary writers.
  • Understanding the Text addresses various skills of reading, like skimming and scanning, as well as HOTS questions as per Bloom's Taxonomy.
  • Playing with Words focuses on practising usage of words from the text as well as introducing learners to new vocabularies in every grade.
  • Learning the Language focuses on functional usage of language, with well-graded exercises and strong scaffolding, while addressing syllabus requirements.
  • Listening and Speaking tasks with devoted sections, including phonic drills in classes 1-2, for developing oral and aural skills, based on realistic situations, addressing various kinds of sub-skills, include topics that learners find useful in their day-to-day interaction with others.
  • Writing helps to hone and develop creative writing skills in all necessary formats as per syllabus requirements with guided tasks.
  • Life Skills include text-based life skills and values identified by the NCF, CBSE and WHO.
  • Activity section draws a thread from the text and provides a multiple intelligence-based activity that is engaging and informative.
  • Projects that are interesting and hands-on encourage group or pair work through meaningful, informative tasks.
  • Model Test Paper sections have sample tasks for assessment that help facilitators assess learners.


Salient Features of the Workbook:

  • Enhancing the learner's vocabulary
  • Reiterating rules and definitions learnt in grammar, while offering ample practice
  • Providing practise in functional and creative composition
  • Providing ample questions for model test papers in Classes 3-8, which include unseen comprehension passages as well as questions on vocabulary, grammar and writing
  • Offering extra passages for reading comprehension for Classes 1-5
  • Offering practice in Open Text-based Assessment through unseen passages accompanied by analytical and application-based questions for Classes 6-8
  • Supplementing the coursebook activities on Listening and Speaking

Supporting Material

  • i-book for facilitators with 2D and 3D animations to make learning interesting
  • Interactivities to engage learners in participation and to aid recapitulation
  • Concept-based games to make learning enjoyable
  • Teacher's Support Book with lesson plans, teaching strategies, answer keys and rubrics for assessment
  • Additional worksheets with answer keys
  • INTRODUCING VIRTUAL REALITY FOR CLASSES 6-8

My English Garden Coursebook 1

Coursebook

isbn
9789352713431
price
327

My English Garden Workbook – 1

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986268
price
202

My English Garden Coursebook 2

My English Garden CB 2 (Non CCE)

isbn
9789352713448
price
337

My English Garden Workbook – 2

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986275
price
202

My English Garden Coursebook 3

Coursebook

isbn
9789352713455
price
352

My English Garden Workbook – 3

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986282
price
212

My English Garden Coursebook 4

Coursebook

isbn
9789352713462
price
357

My English Garden Workbook – 4

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986299
price
222

My English Garden Coursebook 5

Coursebook

isbn
9789352713479
price
372

My English Garden Workbook – 5

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986305
price
222

My English Garden Coursebook 6

Coursebook

isbn
9789352713486
price
387

My English Garden Workbook – 6

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986312
price
247

My English Garden Coursebook 7

Coursebook

isbn
9789352713493
price
387

My English Garden Workbook – 7

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986329
price
247

My English Garden Coursebook 8

Coursebook

isbn
9789352713509
price
387

My English Garden Workbook – 8

Workbook/ Activity Book

isbn
9789325986336
price
247

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