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face2face Second edition is a fully updated and redesigned edition of this best-selling general English course for adults and young adults who want to learn quickly and effectively in today's world. Based on the communicative approach, it combines the best in current methodology with innovative new features designed to make learning and teaching easier. Vocabulary and grammar are given equal importance and there is a strong focus on listening and speaking in social situations. Each double-page spread is easily teachable off the page with minimal preparation.


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  • face2face Second edition teaches students to listen better by drawing their attention to the elements of spoken English that make it so hard for them to understand.
  • ‘Help with…’ sections cover listening, speaking, grammar and pronunciation and teach students how English really works; meaning students can apply what they learn more readily and with more confidence outside the classroom.
  • 'Get Ready...Get It Right' sections give students time to formulate the ideas and language they want to use before they speak, thereby helping to build both spoken fluency and accuracy.
  • face2face Second edition is informed by the Cambridge English Corpus and its vocabulary syllabus has been mapped to the English Vocabulary Profile, meaning students learn the language they really need to know at each CEFR level.
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face2face Online Workbooks

Our Online Workbooks allow students to collaborate and communicate, and enable teachers to easily track work and progress.

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face2face in the Real World

Real World lessons in face2face Second edition can be taught using video. Engaging and lively, these show learners what they will need in their day-to-day lives.

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Review left for face2face Pre-intermediate

Student's Book with DVD-ROM
 17 January 2016

By flmejia1

I think its a good book and I'm studying to get a proficiency in english

Review left for face2face Intermediate

Teacher's Book with DVD
 13 August 2015

By EufemioMoya

It´s a good book. You must review this book for development english.

Review left for face2face Elementary

Student's Book with DVD-ROM
 24 June 2015

By 07507605831

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 16 June 2015

By oladizsara

it is very interested and help me to English course. This important for my career too.

Review left for face2face Pre-intermediate

Class Audio CDs (3)
 10 June 2015

By Neela

I have this face2face book.But I want all audios for this book

 18 May 2015


It is fantastic book! I like it very much. I really recommand that.

Review left for face2face Pre-intermediate

Class Audio CDs (3)
 4 May 2015

By OlgaSI

I am starting to learn English. I have this book for Pre-intermediate, but I can not look for audio.

Review left for face2face Pre-intermediate

Teacher's Book with DVD
 18 April 2015

By AhlamEltaleb
Self-employed teacher

good to learn and very important for me to improve my self

Review left for face2face Pre-intermediate

Student's Book with DVD-ROM
 2 February 2015

By yousef2001

It wase Very good Product . Thanks alot for your effort

Review left for face2face Upper Intermediate

Student's Book with DVD-ROM
 13 December 2014

By Tsenguunmit

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 4 November 2014


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Review left for face2face Starter

Student's Book with DVD-ROM
 15 September 2014

By Kazz
Full-time teacher

I love this book very easy to follow and use. Ive used face2face for several years , but find this format the best yet. The worksheets are user friendly for the studetns too. I use the activites via a smart board and find it an easy way to make the lessons interactive. I can highly recommend this book for first time teachers of ESOL.

Review left for face2face Upper Intermediate

Teacher's Book with DVD
 28 July 2014

By user1288983208424
Thisis aawsomebook we are using it for long time. NOW WE ARE USING THE NEW EDITION WHICH APPEALS TO OUR YOUNG AND ADULT CLASSES.

 29 June 2014

By user617010473743

my students like it very much~i think i need more information about how to teach with it

Review left for face2face Pre-intermediate

Teacher's Book with DVD
 4 June 2014

By Quynh

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Review left for face2face Intermediate

Teacher's Book with DVD
 12 May 2014

By sebastianrodriguez
Full-time teacher

I am really intrested in this book because in my school everybody want to be with me because of the excellent book

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