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Teacher resources

These resources are to supplement the course. Some are supplied as PDF files, for which you will require Adobe Reader.

NEW! Extra reading in association with The Independent

Stimulating extra lesson materials based on authentic newspaper articles from The Independent. The articles and exercises encourage extensive reading, developing students’ vocabulary and range of expression. Each article links to the Unit themes of English in Mind levels 4 and 5, and has a lesson plan and student worksheet.

English in Mind Level 5 projects

Four class projects linked to the module themes of English in Mind 5. Interesting, practical ideas that get your students using English to do real tasks.


Give your students extra practice to consolidate the grammar and vocabulary in the Student Books. These worksheets can be used as homework or in class.


Give your students extra vocabulary practice by using these wordlists to make tests and extra practice activities. You could also encourage students to make personal dictionaries by writing their own definitions and example sentences. The wordlists are available in 15 languages.


Tests to assess students' progress both halfway through and at the end of each module for Levels 1 to 3. Entry and end of module tests for Level 4. Two versions of each test are available to combat cheating.

KET, PET, FCE and CAE correlations

These cross-reference grids relate the content of English in Mind to the KET, PET, FCE and CAE exam syllabuses.


There are weblinks for every level of the course so that you can find out more about the topics covered.

CEF Portfolio Builders

These fully photocopiable language portfolios will help you and your students keep track of their progress and will provide a record of achievement. For more information about the benefits of using language portfolios, you can read Herbert Puchta's article on Portfolio assessment.

Guided dialogues

Extra speaking activities for your students. In pairs, students complete the gapped dialogues with their own ideas. They can then practise them together.

Author article and interviews

In this article, Herbert Puchta describes what the European Language Portfolio is, and why it is a good thing. Then in an interview that appeared in The Teacher magazine in Poland, Herbert Puchta elaborates on some of his interests, and how this relates to English in Mind.

Teaching tips

Gary Anderson, the Cambridge University Press ELT International Teacher Trainer for Eurasia/Europe, offers some advice on teaching teenagers.