British Council | EAQUALS Core Inventory for General English

This project may be of interest to anyone involved in curriculum development.

The brochure is the work completed on a British Council project to create a core curriculum based, in part, on the CEFR. The British Council and EAQUALS have joined together to create a core curriculum inventory for the English language based around key language points for each level, including grammar, vocabulary, discourse markers and functions. 

You can download the Core Inventory posters for levels A1-C1 of the CEFR.

You can download this publication as a PDF file or buy a hard copy from the Bournemouth English Book Centre.

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Submitted by idiomas1stclass on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 02:17

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An informative and invaluable resource for myself and my language school. Thank you.

Submitted by clairepye on Thu, 12/16/2010 - 11:04

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Many thanks for publishing this fantastic and much-needed resource. We have been wondering about the numbering of the Exponents appendix. The numbering is mostly consecutive but there are sudden gaps, suggesting that there's a bigger list of exponents somewhere. Can you explain?

Claire

Submitted by Rob Lewis (not verified) on Fri, 12/17/2010 - 10:18

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Thanks for your comment Claire. I asked Susan Sheehan, co-author, and she told me:

There isn't a fuller list of language exponents. We started with a longer list of language points but some were found not to be core. We did not write exponents for those language points which were not core.

Hope this explains it!

Rob

Submitted by HAMANIRACHID on Sun, 01/02/2011 - 10:34

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HOW CAN A TEACHER LIKE ME ,BENEFITS FROM SUCH CURRICULUM, TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION THAT I TEACH IN A RURAL AREA IN A THIRD WORLD + NUMEROUS DIFFICULTIES. WOULD YOU PLEASE SPREAD SUCH KNOWLEDGE FOR FREE VIA INTERNET. 

Submitted by c00a5b709b609c… on Fri, 04/01/2011 - 05:00

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Is there a pdf version of this document available that isn't pre-formatted for two-up viewing/printing?  While the current formatting works well enough on my HD display at work/home, it doesn't play well on the road when being read on smaller format devices such as an iPad.

I'm afraid we don't have another version yet. In the not too distant future I hope we'll be able to offer alternative ways to access these publications, so please watch this space.

Submitted by Mercedes Viola on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 16:22

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Thanks a lot for this excellent document.

It’s very clear and illustrative.

Mercedes

Submitted by prasantdubey28 on Sat, 07/09/2011 - 02:32

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Hi,Everyone

 

My name is Prasant Dubey from India I am a teacher of english language the things which has been done by our lovely council now,It should have done quite earlier.

 

thanks,

Submitted by lifestress9 on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 11:19

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Is there a pdf version of this document available that isn't pre-formatted for two-up viewing/printing? While the current formatting works well enough on my HD display at work/home, it doesn't play well on the road when being read on smaller format devices such as an iPad.

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