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助力强化英语应试和应用能力提升国际国内竞争力

TRAILBLAZERS AGES 10 TO 14

Trailblazers is a comprehensive English language course designed by EF specifically for middle school learners. The course builds its syllabus on engaging, real-world topics and exceeds national English curriculum requirements, empowering students to excel in school and beyond.

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Why EF Trailblazers?

The Making of Trailblazers

Course Features

Content that help students succeed in top exams

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Trailblazers covers 100% of the national English curriculum and adheres to the latest ESL learning standards.
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The rigorous academic course is designed according to the CEFR and in-lined with the international testing standards of TOEFL, IELTS and Cambridge Exam.
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Tests for every unit include listening, speaking, reading , writing, grammar, vocabulary and cloze, all closely aligned with entrance examination requirements
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To overcome the major pain points in learning English and test preparation, Trailblazers has given extra emphasis on helping students to master the complexity of Grammar and to overcome the challenges of Vocabulary.
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Stand out locally and thrive in studies abroad

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Important transferable skills are taught using specialized frameworks to ensure a holistic education to boost personal development and to elevate the student’s competitiveness
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Immersive language learning environment that encourages students to express themselves confidently and fluently in English to native English speakers and become familiar with cultural diversity.
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Using trending topics and themed activities to inspire students’ interests in learning English, to increase their knowledge beyond textbooks, and to foster independent learning outside of classrooms. All these are key to surviving a student’s life abroad.
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Innovative language-learning technology

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EF Student App/website conveniently allows students to revise what has been learned in class, do their homework from anywhere, and receive immediate feedback on their work.
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An EF innovation in using mobile technology for self-learning , EF Mentor App accelerates the learning of hundreds of new English words (spelling and meaning) by adapting to each student’s own pace. At the start of every new unit, the library of words to learn will be updated with a new list. Students will learn the new list of words repeatedly until they master them.
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To give parents transparency and the ability to monitor their children’s growth, EF provides clear and comprehensive reporting from our EF Parents App. Lessons learned, homework completion, test scores, in-class activity pictures and teacher feedback are all available to help parents keep track of the areas of strengths and weaknesses to pay attention to.
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Learning outcomes

Listening

Listening

Students develop their understanding of authentic English by learning in an immersive language-learning environment, through communicative activities and with the help of audio texts from the books included in the student app.

Our students can learn:

1 . Comprehension

Understanding key information and fundamental ideas in a conversation.

2 . Developing listening strategies

Becoming familiar with and acquiring listening techniques that help students maximize understanding of texts or conversations. Techniques include: making predictions, note-taking, listening for gist & listening for specific details.

3 . Complex interpretation

Making sense of, and forming opinions about the topics discussed and described. Students are able to make inferences and connections between what is heard and what is already known.

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Speaking

Speaking

Using contexts closely related to their interests , students will practice expressing themselves in English by having conversations with teachers and classmates, making presentations and participating in group activities. In addition, the monthly Life Club content covers the most current events and topics around the world, enabling students to use English to talk about the latest trends and news.

Our students can learn:

1 . Basic interaction

Fundamental verbal communication to make friends, ask questions and talk about day-to-day topics like speaking about their own interests.

2 Participating in discussions

Participating in pair or group discussions about a wide variety of topics.

3 . Giving presentations

Successfully present formally and informally in front of an audience following guidelines.

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Reading

Reading

Students acquire advanced reading skills through a wide range of exclusively developed reading materials in books and digital study tools. Along with reading for comprehension, students will develop reading techniques to be able to process increasingly long or complex texts in a short period of time.

Our students can learn:

1 . Comprehension

Understanding key information and fundamental ideas in a text, comprehending and being able to answer questions about a dialogue.

2 . Developing reading strategies

Successfully present formally and informally in front of an audience following guidelines.

3 . Interpreting texts

Making sense of, and forming opinions about, a variety of articles. Identifying key details from a long passage and making a short summary. Understanding the meaning of any unfamiliar words based on context clues.

Student book

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Student book

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Writing

Writing

Through in-class activities, homework and writing exercises, students are taught to express themselves in a range of practical writing styles (such as narration, description, exposition and argumentation) to inspire them to write in authentic English and to prepare them for advanced writing in a natural and idiomatic way.

Our students can learn:

1 . Sentences with correct spelling & punctuation

Recognizing and writing grammatically correct sentences for day-to-day topics like hobbies and interests.

2 . Short & simple texts

Writing full blocks of text to describe activities like vacations in a cohesive and clear way.

3 . Longer & more complex texts

Expressing complex ideas in the form of long written text, such as movie & book reviews, letters or emails.

4 . Texts for specific purposes

Writing long texts aimed at conveying specific messages such as persuasive letters or argumentative essays.

Student book

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Student book

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Student book

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Student book

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Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Trailblazers covers more than 2,500 core and extended vocabulary items, integrating topics relevant to students’ daily lives and interests. By the end of the course, students acquire enough vocabulary to be able to give detailed descriptions of places, activities and express complex ideas.

Our students can learn:

1 Topics:

Going abroad, Events & hobbies, Shopping, Making friends, Interesting places, Classroom skills & projects, Plans for the weekend, Careers, Sports & holidays, TV shows, movies & music.

Grammar

Grammar

The course includes a comprehensive coverage of grammar aligned with the different CEFR levels and the requirements of national and international exams. Teachers make sure students have a solid foundation, then work on consolidating the knowledge through regular practice, homework and assessment to ensure students can master the functional use of English grammar.

Our students can learn:

1 Simple present & past tenses

2 Coordinating conjunctions

3 Comparatives: less, more, etc.

4 Modals: will, might, etc.

5 Gerund & infinitives

6 Preposition of place

7 Adverbial subordinates: time, reason, etc.

8 Past continous tense

9 Infinite pronouns

10 Present & future progressive tense

11 Conjunctive adverbials

12 Conditionals

13 Present/Future hypothetical

Listening

Listening

Students develop their understanding of authentic English by learning in an immersive language-learning environment, through communicative activities and with the help of audio texts from the books included in the student app.

Our students can learn:

1 . Comprehension

Understanding key information and fundamental ideas in a conversation.

2 . Developing listening strategies

Becoming familiar with and acquiring listening techniques that help students maximize understanding of texts or conversations. Techniques include: making predictions, note-taking, listening for gist & listening for specific details.

3 . Complex interpretation

Making sense of, and forming opinions about the topics discussed and described. Students are able to make inferences and connections between what is heard and what is already known.

Student book

Student book

Student book

Speaking

Speaking

Using contexts closely related to their interests , students will practice expressing themselves in English by having conversations with teachers and classmates, making presentations and participating in group activities. In addition, the monthly Life Club content covers the most current events and topics around the world, enabling students to use English to talk about the latest trends and news.

Our students can learn:

1 . Basic interaction

Fundamental verbal communication to make friends, ask questions and talk about day-to-day topics like speaking about their own interests.

2 Participating in discussions

Participating in pair or group discussions about a wide variety of topics.

3 . Giving presentations

Successfully present formally and informally in front of an audience following guidelines.

Student book

Student book

Student book

Reading

Reading

Students acquire advanced reading skills through a wide range of exclusively developed reading materials in books and digital study tools. Along with reading for comprehension, students will develop reading techniques to be able to process increasingly long or complex texts in a short period of time.

Our students can learn:

1 . Comprehension

Understanding key information and fundamental ideas in a text, comprehending and being able to answer questions about a dialogue.

2 . Developing reading strategies

Successfully present formally and informally in front of an audience following guidelines.

3 . Interpreting texts

Making sense of, and forming opinions about, a variety of articles. Identifying key details from a long passage and making a short summary. Understanding the meaning of any unfamiliar words based on context clues.

Student book

Student book

Student book

Writing

Writing

Through in-class activities, homework and writing exercises, students are taught to express themselves in a range of practical writing styles (such as narration, description, exposition and argumentation) to inspire them to write in authentic English and to prepare them for advanced writing in a natural and idiomatic way.

Our students can learn:

1 . Sentences with correct spelling & punctuation

Recognizing and writing grammatically correct sentences for day-to-day topics like hobbies and interests.

2 . Short & simple texts

Writing full blocks of text to describe activities like vacations in a cohesive and clear way.

3 . Longer & more complex texts

Expressing complex ideas in the form of long written text, such as movie & book reviews, letters or emails.

4 . Texts for specific purposes

Writing long texts aimed at conveying specific messages such as persuasive letters or argumentative essays.

Student book

Student book

Student book

Student book

Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Trailblazers covers more than 2,500 core and extended vocabulary items, integrating topics relevant to students’ daily lives and interests. By the end of the course, students acquire enough vocabulary to be able to give detailed descriptions of places, activities and express complex ideas.

Our students can learn:

1 Topics:

Going abroad, Events & hobbies, Shopping, Making friends, Interesting places, Classroom skills & projects, Plans for the weekend, Careers, Sports & holidays, TV shows, movies & music.

Grammar

Grammar

The course includes a comprehensive coverage of grammar aligned with the different CEFR levels and the requirements of national and international exams. Teachers make sure students have a solid foundation, then work on consolidating the knowledge through regular practice, homework and assessment to ensure students can master the functional use of English grammar.

Our students can learn:

1 Simple present & past tenses

2 Coordinating conjunctions

3 Comparatives: less, more, etc.

4 Modals: will, might, etc.

5 Gerund & infinitives

6 Preposition of place

7 Adverbial subordinates: time, reason, etc.

8 Past continous tense

9 Infinite pronouns

10 Present & future progressive tense

11 Conjunctive adverbials

12 Conditionals

13 Present/Future hypothetical

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