Cambridge English Empower
Cambridge English Empower is a general adult course that combines course content from Cambridge University Press with validated assessment from the experts at Cambridge English Language Assessment.
Cambridge English Empower is more than just a course book - it's a complete solution for effective learning and teaching! This new general English course for adult and young adult learners combines course content from Cambridge University Press with validated assessment from the experts at Cambridge English Language Assessment. Empower's unique mix of engaging classroom materials and reliable assessment, with personalised online practice, enables learners to make consistent and measurable progress.
Key FeaturesA course book with thought-provoking images and texts and engaging video, designed to generate an emotional response; all helping teachers to deliver motivating and memorable lessons.Assessment developed and validated by the experts at Cambridge English Language Assessment; rigorously pre-tested to ensure all it is accurate, meaningful and fair.Personalised learning paths outside of the classroom give students targeted practice, ensuring they spend their time on what they need most, and keeping them motivated and engaged.Teachers are provided with a full digital package in one place: Learning Management System plus web tools and clear step-by-step guidance on how to use these tools in the modern classroom. This ultimately allows teachers to spend more time on preparing and delivering high-quality lessons.Manageable learning with a syllabus that teachers can trust, with Corpus-informed content and alignment to the CEFR, so that learners can clearly and measurably see their own progress in each of the four language skills.
See how Cambridge English Empower enables Better Learning experiences
Better Learning is our simple approach where deeper insights help shape richer content that drives stronger results.
Richer ContentClassroom materials that inspire
The Student's Book contains thought-provoking content which is designed to generate an emotional response and get learners and teachers enjoying the class right from the start. There's also support to make the teaching process a motivating and enjoyable one.
The Cambridge Learning Management System (CLMS) includes:
- An online workbook with extra practice activities for each lesson
- Automatically-marked speaking, listening, reading and writing tests
- Personalised practice activities based on unit progress test scores with optional extension activities
- Gradebook, so you can see class progress at a glance or analyse in depth
- Forum, Blog, Message board and Calendar tools
Deeper InsightsMaking learning manageable
The most useful and relevant language at the right point in the learning journey.
Research informed syllabus
The language in the course is informed by our unique multi-billion-word language database, the Cambridge English Corpus. This includes formal, informal, written and spoken language from expert speakers. It also includes the Cambridge Learner Corpus, a unique collection of exam scripts written by students taking Cambridge English exams all over the world.
Benchmarked to the CEFR
English Profile is a ground-breaking collaborative research programme, which aims to describe the specific language that learners need in order to perform the ‘can do’ statements in each Council of Europe Framework of Reference (CEFR) level.
By using English Profile in the development of Cambridge English Empower, you can be sure that each level is carefully benchmarked to the CEFR.
Stronger ResultsValidated assessment and personalised practice
A unique Learning Oriented Assessment (LOA) approach uses assessment to inform teaching and learning.
Assessment that informs teaching and learning
Tests developed and validated by Cambridge English, the world-leaders in language assessment – so you know the results are reliable. The rigorous validation process involved over 35,000 trials in 43 countries to ensure that all tests are accurate, meaningful and fair.
Personalised practice after every unit test
There is a unit progress tests for every unit of the course, focusing on the core grammar, vocabulary and functional language from the unit. After each test, students are directed to personalised practice, depending on the score they achieved, so they focus on the areas that will benefit them most.
Mid and end-of-course CEFR reports
Skills-based mid- and end-of-course tests are also included. Learners are provided with a unique CEFR report which reliably benchmarks their level in each of the four skills, and provides clear evidence of progress made during the course.
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