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American English in Mind

American English in Mind

American English in Mind is an integrated, four-skills course for beginner to advanced teenage learners of American English.

American English in Mind is the American edition of the successful British course English in Mind. The American edition motivates teenage students of American English through thought-provoking reading, listening, speaking, and writing topics. Contemporary spoken American English is presented in realistic contexts with content-rich photostories and dialogues. The interleaved Teacher’s Editions provide step-by-step instructions for teachers along with supplemental material for multi-level classes. The Student’s Book DVD-ROM features stimulating grammar exercises, games, video, unit tests, Workbook audio, and selected Student’s Book audio. The videos feature the Student’s Book photostory characters and include a 'Videoke' function that allows students to record and hear their voices in portions of the video dialogues.

Key features

  • Thought-provoking, contemporary unit themes, topical readings, and Culture in Mind texts
  • Clear learning objectives with each unit and "Check your progress" pages every two units
  • Starter and Level 1 are appropriate entry points for absolute and false beginners of English
  • Contemporary visual appeal with photos and teen-centered photo stories
  • DVD-ROM with interactive exercises, audio resources, and video episodes.
  • Customizable test maker and additional worksheet resources on CD-ROM
  • Interleaved Teacher's Editions with lesson plans, answer keys for Student's Books and Workbooks, cultural information, and teaching tips by methodology expert Mario Rinvolucri.
  • Photocopiable grammar and communication activities available in Teacher’s Editions
  • Additional practice and reference material for grammar, vocabulary development and pronunciation in Student's Book appendices and in Workbooks.
  • Videos feature continuing characters in situations highlighting teens’ social and personal development.
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Herbert Puchta, Jeff Stranks, Peter Lewis-Jones, Richard Carter


Beginning – Intermediate

English Type

American English

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